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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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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
Baumer expands portfolio with HIPERFACE DSL®

Baumer expands portfolio with HIPERFACE DSL®

Baumer is the first company to implement HIPERFACE DSL®, expanding its unique industrial and HeavyDuty encoder portfolio with powerful motor feedback encoders featuring the world-renowned interface with one-cable technology. By opening up its...

2017-12-20
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Complete Solutions in Weighing Technology ...

HBM: HBM Test and Measurement has expanded its high-class WTX series with a new version for use with analog load cells - the new, legal-for-trade WTX110-A weighing terminal. The robust WTX110-A weighing terminal combines the key technical and...

2017-12-13
Miniature tactical grade MEMS accelerometer

Miniature tactical grade MEMS accelerometer

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: The model 1525 is a low cost MEMS accelerometer in a 8mm square SMD package. Claimed to be the best in class, the sensor combines long term stability and low noise. Each JLCC hermetically sealed package contains a...

2017-12-12
Announcing PT600 Series Advanced Digital Indicators

Announcing PT600 Series Advanced Digital ...

PT Ltd: PT Limited announces the launch of their latest range of digital indicators. The PT600 series are advanced, high-quality general purpose weighing indicators. All are housed in durable IP67 stainless steel and OIML approved. Easy &...

2017-12-12
Chemical Engineers Talk Sense About Mixer Efficiencies

Chemical Engineers Talk Sense About Mixer ...

Sensor Technology: Manchester University's School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences is leading world class developments in energy efficiency in the process industries. Researchers have incorporated TorqSense transducers into a test...

2017-12-08
Innovative Beehive uses Zemic Single Point Loadcell

Innovative Beehive uses Zemic Single Point ...

Zemic Europe: Case study: FPGA company developed an innovative beehive, they have called it HiveWatch. Zemic Europe developed and supplied FPGA company with a customized version of a single point loadcell for their beehive weighing system.

2017-12-06
Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme Environments

Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme ...

Kaman Precision Products: It takes an extremely durable design to make reliable measurements in extreme conditions. Extreme environment position/displacement sensors perform where most sensors cannot survive. These sensors are designed to operate...

2017-11-23
New Self-Configuring Digital Signal Conditioner Technology Easily Adapts to  Customer Measuring Conditions

New Self-Configuring Digital Signal Conditioner

Kaman Precision Products: More and more industries and manufacturers are requiring sensors for condition monitoring in their machines or processes. New digital signal conditioner technology is now available that simplifies the use of eddy current...

2017-11-22
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