Test and Measurement

MTS equips university to test new materials for construction and transportation industries

MTS has completed two unique test systems for the Extreme Performance Testing Center at Seoul National University. These test systems—a High-Rate Impact and a High-Force Fatigue system—deliver the velocities and forces required to test newly developed high-strength construction materials and reinforced composites. Seoul National University is ranked in the top …

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QuadSAT secures £700,000 seed funding

QuadSAT, the drone-enabled antenna testing company, today announced it has closed its £700,000 seed round, led by Vaekstfonden, the Danish Growth Fund, with participation from Seraphim Capitaland existing investors. The investment will enable QuadSAT to bring its innovative drone platform to the satellite communications industry, initially focusing on maritime and aeronautical applications. QuadSAT’s …

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Tektronix announces Marc Tremblay as president

Tektronix has named Marc Tremblay as the new president of Tektronix. Tremblay succeeds Pat Byrne who has served as Tektronix’ president since July 2014. Byrne will continue in his senior vice president role at Fortive with Tremblay reporting directly to him. “Marc has a proven track record of developing highly effective organisations leading to sustained …

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Improved monitoring for site operations: Casella announces advanced Dust Detective Enclosure

Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration monitoring specialist, has launched an improved version of its Dust Detective Enclosure. The ideal survey tool for efficient area monitoring, Casella’s Dust Detective Enclosure is a game changer in short-term boundary monitoring, on the market from November 2018. In 2017-18, there were 12,000 lung …

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DTS awarded SBIR grants to advance US Air Force and NASA flight crew safety

DTS (Diversified Technical Systems) has been awarded two Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contracts to develop miniature data acquisition systems for flight crew safety testing by both the US Air Force Research Lab and NASA. DTS was selected for each project based on their expertise in test and measurement solutions …

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UK distributor gains further Guildline Instruments territories

The team at UK-based Evolution Measurement are celebrating strengthening their relationship with partner Guildline Instruments after being awarded additional territories in Scandinavia and Finland. Evolution Measurement currently supports the Canadian Instrument manufacturer in the UK, Ireland, France, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The additional territories clearly demonstrate Guildline Instruments’ confidence in …

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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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