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PCB Launches New Single-Channel DIN Rail Mount  ICP® Signal Conditioner

PCB Launches New Single-Channel DIN Rail ...

PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), announced the launch of a new Single Channel DIN Rail Mount ICP® Signal Conditioner —PCB’s first signal conditioner with digital USB and...

2019-10-11

Sign Up Now for HBM’s Educational Webinars

HBM: Test and measurement specialist, HBM’s autumn webinars – providing practical knowledge for users of force and strain gauge measurement tools – are now available for registration. The company’s September sessions...

2019-09-05

HBM Technology Takes the Load During Bridge ...

HBM: As part of a major project to restore Brazil’s longest suspension bridge, construction company Teixeira Duarte used optical and strain gauge technology, provided by HBM, to ensure the 90-year-old structure would provide safe passage for...

2019-08-30
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

HBM Launches New Range of Robust and Reliable ..

HBM: newLight: Easy to configure – Versatile applications
Based on Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) technology, newLight reflects advances in optical measurement standards and merges the advantages of HBM’s former optical product...

2019-08-26
Shipping operators receive simple answer to meeting SOLAS requirements

Shipping operators receive simple answer to ...

Sensor Technology: The three months grace period on the amended Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Regulations has now expired, and exporters are now required to verify the weight of packed shipping containers. Sensor Technology is able to provide a...

2019-08-13
Introducing the In-line Strain Gauge Analogue Amplifier (ILA) from Mantracourt

Introducing the In-line Strain Gauge Analogue ..

Mantracourt Electronics Ltd: A new in-line strain gauge amplifier from Mantracourt Electronics is set to streamline the calibration of a sensor thanks to its digital potentiometers and extremely simple and intuitive toolkit. Designed to convert...

2019-07-30
Zemic miniature sensor integrated in the VMG Tension Meter

Zemic miniature sensor integrated in the VMG ...

Zemic Europe: VMG Parts brings a new rig tuning device for all smaller sailing boats. It is important to tune the mast to get the best sail shape with helm balance while sailing. For this reason, checking the boat settings is very important. The...

2019-07-02
Cast in concrete - Innovative vibration damping on truck-mounted concrete pumps with strain sensors

Cast in concrete - Innovative vibration damping

Baumer: The trend on truck-mounted concrete pumps is for greater reach with less weight. Technical advances at Schwing are currently making it one of the market leaders in this field. In order to raise operator comfort levels on truck-mounted...

2019-02-04
Dynamic strain gauges for structural monitoring

Dynamic strain gauges for structural monitoring

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems announce a range of strain gauges designed for Asphalt and Concrete structures monitoring. The gauges utilise four active elements of a Wheatstone bridge circuit which compensates for temperature change and customer...

2018-12-06
DST55R strain sensor with long-term seal for increased operational safety in tough outdoor conditions

DST55R strain sensor with long-term seal for ...

Baumer is extending its portfolio with the DST55R range of strain sensors with long-term seal, offering a cost-effective solution for measuring in tough outdoor conditions. The sensors are a significant improvement on the standard models on the...

2018-11-01
Transmitter makes any strain gauge wireless

Transmitter makes any strain gauge wireless

Sensor Technology: Banbury-based Sensor Technology Ltd has a new range of transmitters that can add wireless capabilities to any make of strain gauge. The WSG series transmitters allow any manufacturer’s strain gauge to send readings to...

2018-10-11
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
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
Strain gauges in pressure measurement technology

Strain gauges in pressure measurement technology

STS AG: Strain gauges are measuring devices that change their electrical resistance through mechanical deformation. They are used in a variety of measuring instruments, which, besides scales and load cells, also includes pressure...

2018-03-16
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
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
Made for Speed! UK based Mantracourt launches the FSU-SSB, Fast USB Strain Module

Made for Speed! UK based Mantracourt launches ..

Mantracourt: Mantracourt Electronics Ltd – industry leading manufacturers of strain gauge and load cell signal conditioners, wireless telemetry and high performance analogue to digital converters – proudly announce their latest...

2017-08-23
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

New FS62 weldable optical strain sensor for ...

HBM: HBM FiberSensing has redesigned its compact FS62 optical weldable strain sensor. This compact sensor is designed with a stainless-steel cover sheet which allows it to be spot-welded to steel structures and materials. It is now available in a...

2017-08-10
Introducing the Exceptional PT272 Digital Indicator

Introducing the Exceptional PT272 Digital ...

PT Ltd: The brand new PT272 is an affordable, high-quality general purpose weighing indicator house in durable IP67 stainless steel. It is ideal for check weighing, platform weighing and hopper & silo scales. Optional surge protection and...

2017-08-07
KC-series Diaphragm Strain Gauges For Compression and Tension Load Cells

KC-series Diaphragm Strain Gauges For ...

BCM Sensor: BCM KC-series diaphragm strain gauges developed for compression and/or tension load cells are now available with revised ordering code to facilitate the selection of the right strain gauge parameters for specific applications. One...

2017-08-01
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

HBM Offers Custom Sensor Technology to OEMs ...

HBM offers a wide range of pressure, force, torque and load measurements to OEMs that need to incorporate strain gage-based sensors into their end products. HBM has a long history of OEM-based custom sensor design for applications

2017-06-05
Wireless Sensor Network System from BCM SENSOR

Wireless Sensor Network System from BCM SENSOR

BCM Sensor has recently successfully developed a wireless sensor network (WSN) system. This system contains several wireless sensors and a wireless network monitor, as shown below. This system is an independent system employing 2.4GHz RF...

2017-05-31
The new robust strain probe DSRK- Easy installation, reliable measurements and long service life

The new robust strain probe DSRK- Easy ...

Baumer: The new DSRK strain probe from Baumer is setting new standards in tie bar strain measurement. Retaining the excellent measuring performance of its predecessor, the DSRH with Strain-Mate technology, the DSRK uses the glued strain gauge...

2017-05-25
Compact Strain Gauge for Limited Bonding Area

Compact Strain Gauge for Limited Bonding Area

BCM Sensor is proud to present an upgraded design of the CB-pattern stacked rosettes. This design has higher stability than the previous version and has the backing size minimized to 4 x 4 mm (of 1mm gauge length and 120Ω gauge...

2017-05-04
Upgraded Backing Materials of BCM SENSOR Strain Gauges Metal Foil Strain Gauges

Upgraded Backing Materials of BCM SENSOR ...

BCM Sensor has recently successfully upgraded the backing materials of metal foil strain gauges. Now the options of backing material are FIBA: F: advanced phenolic resin, I: modified polyimide resin, B: laminated polyetherketone, A: laminated...

2017-04-03
High-Resistance Strain Gauges to Lower Your Power Consumption

High-Resistance Strain Gauges to Lower Your ...

BCM Sensor has recently succeeded to manufacture the single-grid linear strain gauge of 5000Ω resistance in a compact size. Such high-resistance strain gauges are specially demanded in the applications of low power consumption, for instance the...

2017-03-08
Full-Bridge Strain Gauges with Integrated Flat Leads on One Backing

Full-Bridge Strain Gauges with Integrated ...

BCM Sensor has recently succeeded to integrate the flat leads into the pattern design of the metal foil strain gauges so that the flat leads become the part of the strain gauge. Flat leads are naturally insulated with the backing and encapsulation...

2017-01-31
Improving asset availability to reduce coal handling costs

Improving asset availability to reduce coal ...

Sensor Technology: Coal is an important global resource and likely to remain so for many years to come. It is a crucial element in the energy mix and vital in the manufacture of a great many other products. But now more than ever, the pressure is...

2016-11-17
Professional Support for Your Strain Gauge Applications

Professional Support for Your Strain Gauge ...

BCM Sensor has more than 20-year experience in designing, developing, and manufacturing OEM strain gauges of a wide range, made from either metal foil or semiconductor material, for transducer application. For metal foil strain gauges, there are...

2016-09-22
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