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Successful flight tests with HENSOLDT’s collision warning radar for UAVs

The sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has successfully concluded flight tests with its collision avoidance radar system for UAVs. This sensor is intended to improve safety in both military and civilian air traffic. HENSOLDT has developed a demonstrator of a so-called detect-and-avoid radar system, which uses the latest radar technology to …

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AcSoft announces free automotive NVH seminar

AcSoft Group – comprising AcSoft, Svantek and GRAS Sound & Vibration UK – is hosting a free one-day seminar covering Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH) testing for electric, hybrid and traditionally powered vehicles on 13th March 2019 at the National Conference Centre in Solihull in the West Midlands. The AcSoft …

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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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May’s deal fails- What would no deal look like?

Dr Jonathan Owens, lecturer in Operations Management at the University of Salford Business School, and expert in supply chains, talks about what might happen next after Theresa May suffered a huge defeat in the Commons on her Brexit deal. Dr Owens said: “The UK parliament has rejected the Brexit deal …

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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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Renishaw becomes official partner of Cardiff Blues Community Foundation

To continue the success of Renishaw’s education outreach programme, the global engineering company has become an official partner of the Cardiff Blues Community Foundation. The three-year partnership will see the Guinness PRO14 rugby club’s community team deliver a new secondary school programme to raise the aspirations of year 8 and …

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RS Components joins ‘The 5% Club’ and further increases its commitment to ‘earn and learn’ programmes

RS Components (RS) today announced its membership of ‘The 5% Club’, an important initiative in which employer members aspire to achieve five per cent of their workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions. Such positions include apprenticeships, sponsored students and graduates on formalised training schemes, with the target of five per …

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Understanding the basics: Guide to gas spring application

In this whitepaper, Camloc Motion Control provides an explanation of what a gas spring is, component parts, and how they are both constructed and operate. It gives the reader a basic understanding of the workings and terminology used when specifying gas springs. It offers technical recommendations and guidelines for different …

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Mouser Electronics named as sponsor of Spanish robotics competition league

Mouser Electronics today announced a full and exclusive sponsorship deal with the Liga Nacional de Robótica de Competición (LNRC) — the National League of Competition Robotics— a full-year program of events for robot builders across Spain. Offering various divisions of competition for children ages nine and up, students, and pro makers, the LNRC …

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AMETEK Surface Vision appoints new director of Sales

AMETEK Surface Vision has appointed Francois Levac as the director of Sales to help strengthen and grow the company’s global sales presence. Formerly Manager of Sales for the Paper Industry in the Americas and Canada, Levac will support Surface Vision’s existing customer base and grow new relationships by enhancing representation …

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