Test and Measurement

The importance of choosing the right filter to suit your measurement application

When selecting sensors for displacement, position, distance and profile measurement tasks, engineers should consider the various types of sensor filtering before making a purchasing decision, says Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon. The quality and reliability of an output signal from a sensor is often affected by external or environmental factors (e.g. …

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Trio for bio

HORIBA UK has joined Scotland’s Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), adding its expertise in the measurement and control of high value product (HVP) processing. The company joins IBioIC as an Associate Member and will be making available technological expertise from its portfolio of core measurement and control technologies. For instance, in measurement, HORIBA …

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Third Dimension wins regional EEF innovation award

Third Dimension is celebrating its success as the South regional winner of the Business Growth & Strategy Award. Neal Agar and Ellie O’Hare represented the company at a gala dinner at the Beaulieu motor museum, to mark this prestigious achievement. Judged by independent industry experts and peers, the EEF Future …

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November issue of Instrumentation Monthly published online

The digital edition of the November issue of Instrumentation Monthly has been published. In this issue, in Monitoring & metering, we learn more about the stricter monitoring requirements for combustion emissions. We also find out about environmental monitoring. In our Internet of Things feature, we find out about the impact …

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Presto offers parallel testing of automotive products to provide faster time to market

Automotive electronics testing is one of the most exacting of all test and qualification protocols before production release because of the safety and liability considerations. The AEC Q100 revisions, ZVEI and its French equivalent SIA for accelerated environment stress tests not only list the time or number of cycles that …

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Pickering invests £5M in UK and Czech Republic facilities

Now in its 50th year, The Pickering Group is undergoing a significant expansion at its UK and Czech Republic sites in order to support excellent growth and new product development. The group of companies, which includes Pickering Electronics, the pioneer in reed relay miniaturization and performance, and  Pickering Interfaces, the leading supplier …

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Upgrading cheap diode lasers for use in precise measurements

Russian physicists have developed a method for drastically narrowing the emission spectrum of an ordinary diode laser, like that in a laser pointer. This makes their device a useful replacement for the more complex and expensive single-frequency lasers, enabling the creation of compact chemical analysers that can fit into a …

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Radar level measurement makes cryogenic applications secure on the high seas

The liquid gas market is booming. LNG and LPG, liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas, are among the most promising sources of low-emission mobility in the future. When the first LNG-powered container and cruise ships are launched in the next few weeks, extraordinarily cold-tolerant level sensors will also be …

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KROHNE officially opens new manufacturing facility

KROHNE has opened its newest manufacturing facility and North America headquarters in Beverly, Massachusetts, USA. The new facility was celebrated with a formal inauguration event, tours of the manufacturing facility, and presentations from executives at KROHNE. Michael Rademacher-Dubbick, managing director KROHNE Group, opened the facilities in a ribbon cutting ceremony. …

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