Test and Measurement

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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Wireless temperature controlling system introduced to the UK

Electroserv+ has introduced an innovative product to the UK which will provide an effective solution to industrial process monitoring. The composite industry will benefit massively from this effective new product which brings a safe and forward thinking solution to temperature control systems. A wireless temperature sensor which can sit in …

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NTT DOCOMO formally adopts Anritsu 5G NR RF Test System

Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that NTT DOCOMO has formally decided to adopt Anritsu’s 5G New Radio RF Conformance Test System ME7873NR platform as its first 5G NR RF test system. Anritsu has a long history of cooperation with NTT DOCOMO in device acceptance testing, leading to this adoption …

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Lockheed Martin presentation showcases GapGun helping with quality inspection of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

A presentation on seam validation measurement at this year’s Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC) in Nevada, USA showcased how Lockheed Martin incorporates GapGun – Third Dimension’s best-selling hand-held laser measurement system – into its quality inspection process of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Lockheed Martin explained how seam validation – …

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Mass market electric vehicles getting revved up for launch

Saietta Group Ltd is a UK based research and development company which designs motors for lightweight electric vehicle (EV) propulsion. The company’s latest innovation is the ‘S-AC’ which is an ultra-efficient brushless axial-flux AC motor. It boasts extreme efficiency levels at high torques from low speed onwards. S-AC is designed …

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