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Major sub-categories: Acceleration | Force | Mass, weight | Motion | Speed (rotation), Number of revolutions | Speed (linear) | Strain, mechanical stress | Surface condition | Torque | Vibration, shock, condition monitoring

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Container weighting directly at the Twistlock in accordance with SOLAS

Container weighting directly at the Twistlock ..

tecsis GmbH: The SOLAS directive came into force in July 2016, and stipulates that the total weight of containers must generally be verified before they are loaded onto a ship. In order to ensure that the weighing takes as little time as possible,...

2018-06-15
Compact Digital Torque Sensors, No Manual Adjustments Required

Compact Digital Torque Sensors, No Manual ...

S. Himmelstein: S. Himmelstein and Company offers the MCRT® 48200V Series Compact Digital Torquemeters. These devices have no pots or switches, do not require any manual adjustments and have non-contact signal transfer. They are available...

2018-06-11
Long service motors tested after re-engineering

Long service motors tested after re-engineering

Sensor Technology: Specialist industrial motor manufacturer Solutions Engineering in Stoke on Trent is able to test the performance of its motors, having built a test station to its own specification based around a piezo electric torque...

2018-06-08
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Robust, Easy to Clean, and Compatible with ...

HBM’s new Z6R bending beam load cell has been designed for maximum capacities ranging from 20 to 200 kg. It is outstanding for its extremely robust enclosure, dirt-repellent design, and compatibility with the Z6 load cell. Typical fields of...

2018-06-07
Full featured weighing indicators have OIML and CE approval: Variohm offers new comprehensively equipped weighing indicator models

Full featured weighing indicators have OIML ...

Variohm: Complementing its existing range of sensors for monitoring load, Variohm EuroSensor has added two new weighing indicators that offer OIML and CE approval plus a host of features and options for commercial and industrial weighing...

2018-06-06
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Special Strain Gauges for Temperatures up to ...

HBM  Test and Measurement (HBM) expands its range of strain gauges with the KFU series, which can be used at extremely high temperatures up to +350 °C. The KFU strain gauges are shipped with 1 m long cables and are protected against high...

2018-05-09
Silicon Designs Announces Enhanced Bias and Scale Factor Over Temperature Performance for Low-Mass VC Response Accelerometers

Silicon Designs Announces Enhanced Bias and ...

Silicon Designs, Inc., a 100% veteran owned and U.S. based global industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of highly rugged industrial-grade MEMS variable capacitive accelerometer chips, modules and supporting data acquisition,...

2018-04-30
Drama as Helicopter sensor flies into theatre role

Drama as Helicopter sensor flies into theatre role

Sensor Technology: With theatres striving to create breath-taking spectacles and leave the audience gasping for more, there is often world-class engineering behind the scenes. A British company is developing technology to ensure safety when...

2018-04-26
Upgraded Backing Materials of Metal Foil Strain Gauges

Upgraded Backing Materials of Metal Foil Strain

BCM Sensor has recently successfully upgraded the materials of the backing layer of its metal foil strain gauge from FIBA to FIBAL: - F: modified phenolic resin, - I: modified polyimide resin, - B: laminated polyetherketone, - A: advanced...

2018-04-18
Ultra compact Industry 4.0 sensor for drive technology, handling systems and robotics

Ultra compact Industry 4.0 sensor for drive ...

SIKO GmbH: Magnetic motor feedback systems are proving themselves in numerous applications in linear drive technology, handling systems, circuit board assembly, robotics and in a wide range of automation solutions in the context of Industry 4.0....

2018-04-12
PCB Piezotronics Inc. Launches Two Extreme Temperature Charge Accelerometers

PCB Piezotronics Inc. Launches Two Extreme ...

PCB Piezotronics, manufacturer of vibration and pressure monitoring instrumentation, announces the release of accelerometers designed for use in research and development programs for aviation/power generation turbines. Models 357A64 and 357M168...

2018-04-11
Optical rotary torque sensors suitable for low torque and high band width measurements

Optical rotary torque sensors suitable for ...

Sensor Technology has set new benchmark performance standards for optical rotary torque transducers, with the launch of the digital ORT 230/240 series. These new optical rotary torque sensors are ideal for applications when the demand is for low...

2018-03-29

NEW App Note on: Speed & Direction Estimation ..

Coto Technology has published a new multi-page "How-to" Engineering Application Note called  "Using RedRock TMR Magnetic Sensors RR121 for Speed and Direction in Rotating Systems." This new app note discusses the use of TMR magnetic...

2018-03-29
See why Edge use single point loadcells for converting retail space into sales

See why Edge use single point loadcells for ...

Zemic Europe: Edge NPD’s underStand is an Internet of Things hardware and software solution for both retailers and manufacturers. It is a weight sensor-based, cloud connected device which collects and processes data from POS in real time....

2018-03-16
New MEMS DC Response Accelerometers Launched

New MEMS DC Response Accelerometers Launched

DJB Instruments has announced the launch of a complete range of MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) DC response variable capacitance accelerometers that extends its traditional range of piezoelectric and IEPE accelerometers used in the R&D...

2018-03-15
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

New T21WN “All-Inclusive” Torque Transducer ...

HBM Test and Measurement (HBM) has introduced its new T21WN torque transducer. Based on strain-gauge technology, the T21WN uses contactless energy and measurement signal transmission to measure torque. The torque transducer enables demanding...

2018-03-07
PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Launches Two Extreme Temperature, Differential Output, Charge Accelerometers

PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Launches Two Extreme ...

PCB Piezotronics announces the release of Models 357A94 and 357A95, two extreme temperature (1200 °F/649 °C), differential output, charge accelerometers with a UHT-12™ sensing element and integral hardline cable terminating in a...

2018-03-02
SWIFT® Evo Wheel Force Transducer

SWIFT® Evo Wheel Force Transducer

PCB Piezotronics, Inc.: Through the combined efforts of MTS® and PCB®, the SWIFT® Evo series has evolved with improved thermal performance, support for Transducer Electronic Data Sheets (TEDS), and a new Graphical User Interface. With...

2018-02-23
One million custom sensors and counting: Variohm EuroSensor’s application customised sensors bring cost and performance benefits for OEMs

One million custom sensors and counting ...

Variohm EuroSensor delivered its one millionth customised sensor in December 2017. The Towcester based sensor and transducer specialist has steadily expanded its in-house design and manufacturing service which is complemented by a comprehensive...

2018-02-22
Q-Flex is the Industry standard for accelerometers

Q-Flex is the Industry standard for ...

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: All Honeywell's Q-FLEX® accelerometers use a patented Q-Flex etched-quartz-flexure seismic system. An amorphous quartz proof-mass structure provides excellent bias, scale factor and axis alignment stability. Many...

2018-02-19
New PACEline CSW Miniature Force Washer Allows Reliable Shear-Force Monitoring

New PACEline CSW Miniature Force Washer ...

HBM, the test and measurement expert, has introduced its new PACEline CSW miniature force washers for reliable shear-force monitoring. The new piezoelectric sensors’ typical fields of application include force monitoring tasks in machining...

2018-02-14
Electric vehicle pioneer favours wireless test rigs

Electric vehicle pioneer favours wireless ...

Sensor Technology: A company that has been at the forefront of electric vehicle design and development for over 20 years has supplied a test rig based on a wireless torque sensor to a world renowned UK University automotive research...

2018-02-09
Security and comfort for lift and platform weighing: ZEMIC elevator weighing kits available from Variohm EuroSensor

Security and comfort for lift and platform ...

Variohm: As part of its comprehensive range of load cells, strain gauges and force sensors, ZEMIC Europe offers complete weighing kits for straightforward installation on elevators and weighing platforms where safety and overload protection, added...

2018-01-31
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

New Online Guide on Strain Measurement

HBM Test and Measurement has launched a new Strain Measurement online guide, focusing on the selection, installation, data acquisition, and analysis of electrical as well as optical strain gauges. The new portal contains comprehensive information...

2018-01-31
Test friction clutches with the FRKPS from tecsis

Test friction clutches with the FRKPS ...

tecsis GmbH: The friction clutch on chain hoists should be tested at regular intervals to ensure safety. The user can now dispense with the awkward handling of weights though by utilising the FRKPS chain hoist test set from tecsis. As of now, this...

2018-01-30
Jewell Instruments Sensors Blog

Jewell Instruments Sensors Blog

Jewell Instruments: Introducing the Sensors Blog of precision inertial products and principles. Read this blog for advice and to have common questions answered regarding inclinometers, accelerometers, their applications and best practices. There...

2018-01-24
Pump and valve innovator finds a test rig technology that talks the torque

Pump and valve innovator finds a test rig ...

Sensor Technology: To analyse the long term performance and reliability of hard working valves and pumps, serial innovators Manchester-based Bifold Group has adopted radio frequency based torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd for two of...

2018-01-22
Wind Turbine Reliability

Wind Turbine Reliability

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: The demand for clean, renewable energy is only increasing as new technology solutions emerge such as electric cars on the streets and low carbon power solutions to homes etc. Clean energy is powering the future and wind...

2018-01-18
New Miniature ICP® Shock Accelerometers

New Miniature ICP® Shock Accelerometers

PCB Piezotronics: PCB® has released two new miniature piezoelectric accelerometers. They are small, single axis ICP® voltage output with measurement ranges of +/- 5,000 g (model 352A91) and +/- 20,000 g (model 352A92).  Both are in a...

2018-01-16
Ultra Precise, Dual Range Torque Transducers with Analog & Digital Outputs

Ultra Precise, Dual Range Torque Transducers ...

S. Himmelstein: MCRT® 79800V Dual Range Digital Torque Transducers accurately measure low running and high load torques without the cost and inconvenience of swapping conventional sensors. They offer high measurement accuracy, fast installed...

2018-01-02
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