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Berthold WEBINAR: Increase reliability and profitability in the delayed coking unit with continuous levels

Berthold WEBINAR: Increase reliability and ...

BERTHOLD Technologies: The latest development in the safe and reliable operation of delayed cokers includes the use of of continuous nuclear level measurement on the drums. Continuous level can greatly increase reliability of the delayed coking...

2020-06-02
With precision and reliability to the top

With precision and reliability to the top

Baumer: Tacho generators in drives of mountain railways and ski lifts are exposed to enormous strain. Nevertheless, they must perform for precise and reliable speed measurement. This is why manufacturers rely on HeavyDuty solutions from Baumer...

2020-06-01
Embention Partners with Inertial Labs to Supply Complete Autopilot Payload Solution

Embention Partners with Inertial Labs to ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: Embention began investigating Inertial Labs as a supplier for inertial measurement units (IMU) or attitude and heading reference systems (AHRS) in 2013. Their developing project would involve integrating such sensors with targeted...

2020-05-29
MSR-Electronic assures methane gas monitoring in an energy company in Croatia

MSR-Electronic assures methane gas monitoring ..

MSR-Electronic: HEP Group once again relies on cooperation with MSR-Electronic from Lower Bavaria. Using energy once, profiting twice - that is the principle of combined heat and power (CHP). Whereas electricity and usable heat were usually...

2020-05-29
Combined Displacement and Inclination Sensor posiwire® WST85

Combined Displacement and Inclination Sensor ...

ASM Sensors: In many applications both displacement and inclination must be determined. Usually two different sensors need two be applied to capture both parameters, even if the variables need to be measured at the same spot of the machine. In...

2020-05-27
SONOTEC® launches the world's first contactless industrial clamp-on flow meter for plastic tubes and pipes for the use in hazardous areas of Zone 1 according to ATEX/IECEx

SONOTEC® launches the world's first ...

SONOTEC: The new SEMIFLOW Ex1 Set opens a new product category of intrinsically safe ultrasonic flow sensors with control gear for non-contact liquid flow measurement on small and midsize rigid plastic tubes to ensure safe operation in hazardous...

2020-05-27
New generation - miniature sensor telemetry for test bench and validation applications on vehicles

New generation - miniature sensor telemetry ...

Manner sensor telemetry: MANNER Sensortelemetrie offers a comprehensive portfolio for test bench, validation and efficiency analysis tasks. The further development of the MANNER measurement technology has resulted in the creation of a new...

2020-05-26
Compact and cost-effective GPS-Aided INS for Satcom connectivity during Beyond Line-Of-Sight (BLOS) UAV flights

Compact and cost-effective GPS-Aided INS for ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: With ubiquitous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) getting adopted into a constantly increasing number of civil and military applications, operation capabilities are getting more sophisticated. Needs now extend further than just...

2020-05-26
Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding Technology

Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Reliably High Sensing Range in All Installation Situations. The VariKont series from Pepperl+Fuchs enables higher sensing ranges, regardless of the type of installation and the mounting material. Actively detecting the metal...

2020-05-22
Direct Georeferencing for Photogrammetry Using Inertial Labs INS-B

Direct Georeferencing for Photogrammetry ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: Aerial Photogrammetric analysis may be applied to a single image or high-speed imagery and remote sensing to detect, measure and record complex 3D motion fields. This is done by feeding measurements and image analysis into computational...

2020-05-21
Laser distance sensor with IO-Link and ambient light suppression

Laser distance sensor with IO-Link and ...

Balluff: The new BOD 24K laser distance sensor from Balluff ensures detection and positioning of objects of various kinds. For example in contour detection, distance determination or orientation monitoring in assembly applications. Thanks to the...

2020-05-21
Magnetic Encoder System SIL 2

Magnetic Encoder System SIL 2

Balluff: With the BML05RP, Balluff offers a magnetically encoded displacement encoder especially for safety-related applications. It is TÜV Rheinland certified and features both an analog and a safe absolute SSI or BISS-C interface. Thanks to...

2020-05-21
Clever³ – simpler. More reliable. More intelligent

Clever³ – simpler. More reliable. More ...

Baumer: The original puts you one step ahead – point level detection has never been this easy and reliable. Thanks to the new level switch PL20, the CleverLevel series from Baumer now offers more possibilities for detecting point levels....

2020-05-20
Response time in milliseconds and exact measurement results with contactless measurement technology – our infrared products

Response time in milliseconds and exact ...

B+B Thermo-Technik GmbH: In addition to invasive and non-invasive temperature sensors, B + B also offers contactless temperature measurement. With the help of our infrared products, it is possible to record temperatures at distances. This...

2020-05-20
No Problems Counting Fan Blades

No Problems Counting Fan Blades

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of radial and axial fans the checking of the correct frequency response depending on the applied DC voltage is one of the final steps. The easiest method for measuring the frequency is to use a...

2020-05-18
Optical INLINE sensors in plastics production and recycling

Optical INLINE sensors in plastics production ..

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Plastics have become an integral part of our daily life. Their production consumes valuable resources; it is clear that the plastics industry needs to introduce a sustainable level of recycling management. The realization...

2020-05-18
Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) Supports Data Input From External Single or Dual GNSS Receiver

Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: Since its first release, the Inertial Labs Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) has continued to develop and improve in its performance as well as its integration abilities. The newest addition, the AHRS-II-P, is a compact,...

2020-05-18
GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) for Remote Sensing

GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: Remote sensing emerged more than 150 years ago, as balloonists took pictures of the ground using the recently invented photo cameras in the 1840s. Perhaps the most memorable breakthrough in the field at the end of the 19th century was...

2020-05-15
Senix ToughSonic®  CHEM 20 Level Sensor

Senix ToughSonic® CHEM 20 Level Sensor

Senix: CHEM series sensor and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications quickly without calibration! These sensors are housed in a rugged, chemically inert...

2020-05-15
Ultrasonic Water Level Sensors Drive Large Irrigation Project

Ultrasonic Water Level Sensors Drive Large ...

Senix Corporation, maker of ToughSonic® ultrasonic level and distance sensors, announces the continued expansion of Murray Irrigation’s historic irrigation automation project. Murray Irrigation, Australia’s largest privately owned...

2020-05-15
SONOTEC® Develops and Globally Distributes New Clamp-On Flow Meter for Highly Pure Semiconductor Applications

SONOTEC® Develops and Globally Distributes ...

SONOTEC: As the semiconductor industry is characterized by a number of liquid flow processes in which different abrasive, adherent, corrosive and ultra-pure liquids are applied, it is of utmost importance to keep these processes safe, stable, and...

2020-05-15
Specialized in packaging machines for confectionery and baked goods: The new DRT 25C from Leuze

Specialized in packaging machines for ...

Leuze electronic: Sensors must continuously and reliably detect a wide range of products and films on the conveyor belts of primary and secondary packaging machines for confectionery and baked goods (HFFS, FS, Thermoform, or VFFS). The packaging...

2020-05-13
Inductive sensor LVDT LVPH - for hydraulic applications

Inductive sensor LVDT LVPH - for hydraulic ...

Waycon: With high quality inductive displacement transducers, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH demonstrates that precise sensors can also be used in harsh industrial environments. The inductive sensor LVDT LVPH from WayCon was...

2020-05-12
Compact, high-precision magnetic discs for absolute angle measurement systems

Compact, high-precision magnetic discs for ...

Balluff: The advantages of absolute measurement systems, such as immediate readiness when powered up, no loss of position after unplanned stops, and fast startup have long been known. With their BML BM 1 magnetic encoder system Balluff now offers...

2020-05-12
NEW: ATEX sensor probe for monitoring combustible and toxic gases

NEW: ATEX sensor probe for monitoring ...

MSR-Electronic: The small and innovative SSAX1 sensor from MSR-Electronic. Whether in petrochemical industries, vending machines, biogas plants, beverage bottling plants or even in refrigeration systems with propane: The innovative SSAX1 sensor...

2020-05-11
Level and density in fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) processes

Level and density in fluid catalytic cracking ..

BERTHOLD Technologies: Fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) is one of the most important conversion processes used in petroleum refineries, where the feedstock is heated with a catalyst. In the FCC, the catalyst circulates between reactor and...

2020-05-11
Two new level transmitters:Extremely compact and with high resolution

Two new level transmitters:Extremely compact ...

WIKA: With floats as small as 18 mm in diameter, the new level transmitters from WIKA also fit into space-critical locations. The model FLM-CA is designed for use in the process industry, the model FLM-CM for industrial applications. Both compact...

2020-05-11
Glass level measurement to improve the glass production

Glass level measurement to improve the glass ...

BERTHOLD Technologies: Industrial glass melt furnaces are used in glass production to melt raw ingredients (batch) into a molten glass at temperatures exceeding 1200°C. Level control just after the outlet of the melt furnace is one of the main...

2020-05-08
Potassium analyzer for the potash industry

Potassium analyzer for the potash industry

BERTHOLD Technologies: Potassium content measurement for the potash industry is one of the most difficult and challenging measurements in the mining industry. It is however essential in the potash production process. Potassium contains the...

2020-05-08
Honeywell Announces the MicroForce FMA Series, Small Footprint Digital Force Sensor

Honeywell Announces the MicroForce FMA Series ..

Honeywell is pleased to announce the addition of the MicroForce Sensor, FMA Series, to our extensive force sensing portfolio. The FMA Series are small form-factor (5mm x 5mm) piezoresistive-based force sensors with a digital output with multiple...

2020-05-06
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