Tag Archives: 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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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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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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A new way to measure nearly nothing

Many semiconductor fabricators and research labs are under increasing pressure from, of all things, vacuum. These facilities need to remove greater amounts of gas molecules and particles from their setups as new technologies and processes demand lower and lower pressures. For example, the vacuum chambers in which microchip manufacturers lay …

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Mecmesin OmniTest Machine Demo by the Duchess of Sussex at University of Chichester Tech Park Opening

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex officially opened the University of Chichester’s new Engineering and Digital Technology Park on 3 October 2018. Part of the tour of the £35million development, based at the Bognor Regis campus, was a visit to the Department of Engineering and Design. The laboratory features several …

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STEMlab from Red Pitaya selected for new dense network of dual-mission HF radars

Red Pitaya’s STEMlab test and measurement solution has been selected for high resolution radar/broadband data processing in a new dense network of dual-mission HF radars costing only $300 proposed by the well respected Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor, geospace scientist, and expert in remote sensing hardware/software, Michael Hirsch, Ph.D., from …

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Evolution Measurement launches sister company

Evolution Measurement has launched a sister company, EvoMesure SAS in Montpellier, France. The new company has been appointed as exclusive distributor for France and Belgium for Scanivalve Corporation and Guildline Instruments have appointed the company exclusively for France. EvoMesure will also take responsibility for the region for Evolution Measurement’s EvoScann …

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RPI supplies Rolls-Royce with five iMAPs to speed up engine manufacture and MRO

RPI UK has supplied five integrated measurement assembly platforms (iMAPs) to Rolls-Royce and its approved MRO facilities. RPI’s iMAP, which is proven to reduce inspection times by 90 per cent and improve gauge repeatability and reproducibility by up to 10 times, will be used by Rolls-Royce to measure and assemble …

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HBM and BKSV to merge

HBM will be merging its activities with BKSV (Brüel and Kjær Sound and Vibration) from 1 January 2019.  Both owned by UK based Spectris Plc, the new company will be named HBK (Hottinger, Brüel and Kjær). Both HBM and BKSV are global leaders in their respective disciplines and have complementary expertise across the measurement chain. By leveraging their respective strengths, the aim is to create a …

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