Test and Measurement

Compact TEROS 11 soil moisture and temperature sensor is accurate, reliable and easy to use

Labcell, the UK distributor for METER Group (previously known as Decagon Devices), is introducing the METER TEROS 11 soil moisture and temperature sensor that benefits from a one-litre volume of influence, which is a substantial improvement over the 200 ml typical of most sensors. This remarkable performance is achieved despite …

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New Battery powered indicators provide switching and datalogging functions

Status Instruments have launched their brand-new DM650 battery powered product range. DM650TM temperature switch accepts both Pt100 or thermocouple temperature probes DM650PM pressure switch measures pressure up to 100 bar DM650HM humidity switch measures temperature and humidity DM650VI process signal switch measures analogue signals such as voltage or mA Housed …

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Water activity analysers that measure ‘free’ moisture

Rotronic manufactures water activity analysers to measure the ‘free’ moisture available within food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products of all types. This is a good, qualitative indicator of product stability and shelf life. Controlling this moisture improves product quality overall. Rotronic analysers provide accurate measurements in typically less than five minutes. …

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GRAS Sound & Vibration UK increases focus on aerospace and defence industries

As part of its growth strategy, GRAS Sound & Vibration UK Ltd (www.gras.co.uk) – leading specialist in high performance measurement microphones and related acoustic equipment – is increasing focus on noise testing within the aerospace and defence industries.  Reduction of noise emissions is critical, with manufacturers demanding increasingly sophisticated measurement …

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Testing radiation resistance without using a nuclear reactor

The University of Huddersfield’s combined electron microscope and ion beam accelerator is a world-class facility responsible for a large and growing global network of research collaborations.  One of the latest is a partnership with Brazil’s leading university and the scientific significance of this link and how it could help ensure …

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New measurement method for radioactive methane could have applications in the energy industry

The method developed by Juho Karhu in his PhD thesis work at the University of Helsinki, is a first step towards creating a precise measuring device. The article by doctoral researcher Juho Karhu was published in February, 2019, in Optics Letters. The article described a new method for measuring radioactive …

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Printed electronics manufacturers to benefit from In-line material characterisation and analysis

HORIBA has successfully implemented in-line, non-destructive, non-intrusive and non-contact material analysis and characterisation techniques into roll-to-roll printed electronics manufacturing to provide quality assurance and improve yield. Specifically, HORIBA provided the European SMARTRONICS project [FP7-NMP.2012.1.4.1] – an objective of which is the development of smart nanomaterials for organic electronics – with in-line spectral …

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Standards committee addresses aircraft engine emissions

As a developer and manufacturer of gas analysers since 1977, Signal Group staff possess a high level of knowledge in the sampling and analysis of gases in industrial processes and emissions. The company is therefore able to help in the development of international test standards, and was recently invited to …

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Microlease signs Italian distribution agreement with Detectus scanners

Microlease has signed an Italian distribution agreement with Swedish EMC scanning technology company Detectus. This brings together Micolease’s expertise in test equipment management with the market-leading EMC measurement technology of Detectus. Microlease can now offer its Italian customers the full range of Detectus EMC scanners, including high-resolution models, to buy, …

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Sally Edgington joins GAMBICA as Test & Measurement sector head and Axrem director

GAMBICA has appointed Sally Edgington as its new sector head for the Test & Measurement Sector and Axrem Director. Sally brings relevant association experience with her, having previously worked at the British Healthcare Trades Association with responsibility for membership engagement, retention and recruitment as well as external stakeholder engagement and …

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