• 24 Jul
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    Measurement accuracy leads to cost savings

    A leading supplier of test facilities for the manufacturers of power turbines and transformers is using digital power analysers from Yokogawa.

  • 24 Jul
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    What’s next in process control for the water treatment industry?

    Process control is vital to ensure the integrity of the water supply chain and as the technology in this area advances it is important for those involved in the design, installation and operation of the process control equipment, including the panels, to be aware of the latest developments.

  • 24 Jul
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    Direct versus indirect measurement of shaft angle

    As a rule, it is preferable to measure directly the position or speed of the object that you are interested in. In many cases, practical problems of physical environment or limited space mean that this can be a challenge, particularly when measuring the angle of shafts with a diameter greater than a couple of inches.

  • 24 Jul
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    Wireless handheld meters increase safety and productivity

    The byproducts of cost cutting usually require the employees to do more for less. This applies to workers in the field of installation and maintenance for industrial plants and commercial facilities, where, AGILENT explains, handheld meters like handheld digital multimeter (DMMw) and clamp meters are the most frequently used measurement tools.

  • 24 Jul
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    Versatile power measurements using real-time mathematics

    In recent years, there has been an increased emphasis on energy efficiency in industrial systems, resulting in more penetration of power electronics in equipment such as inverters and motor drives. Optimising the energy efficiency of power devices used in these systems present considerable challenges for product designers and developers

  • 24 Jul
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    Switching to paperless recorders – is it time you made the change?

    Over the last decade in particular, the use of paperless data recorders has been steadily increasing in pharmaceutical applications. This article explains the benefits that the latest generation of data recorders can bring.

  • 24 Jul
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    A challenging environment

    Predictions of slow growth, the development of new therapies, increased competition from low cost manufacturing operations and regulatory scrutiny around product quality and patient safety, dominate the horizon for the UK pharma and life science industry. Now is the time for drug manufacturers to seek out expert collaboration and embrace available automation technology and service solutions to support asset value, protect investments, reduce manufacturing costs, safeguard product quality and

  • 10 Jul
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    Precise, reliable and repeatable DAQ design

    Accuracy, can be described in its simplest form is the relationship between an indicated value and an accepted true value.

  • 10 Jul
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    De-mystifying PID feedback loop control

    People are mystified by the full spelling of the acronym PID, which stands for proportional integral derivative. These terms are borrowed from calculus so it is little wonder that people are frightened at the thought of grappling with the complexities of feedback control.

  • 9 Jul
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    New calibration solution for rent via Livingston

    Livingston will offer customers the option to calibrate their own equipment by renting calibrators from its inventory.

  • 5 Jul
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    Load bank testing mitigates standby generation failure

    Companies in general, and data centres in particular, have become increasingly reliant on the security and continuity of their power supply.

  • 25 Jun
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    Range of cooling units are independently certified

    Tests were performed in accordance with the current DIN EN 14511- 2 at the TUV Nord’s test centre in Essen, Germany.

  • 20 Jun
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    New headquarters helps future expansion

    Pilz has relocated to a new building in Corby, which will allow the company to expand its engineering capability, product offerings and training.

  • 5 Jun
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    Chokes test appliance switches to international standards

    REO has launched chokes for testing switches in domestic applications to international BS EN 61058-2-1 and BS EN 60669-2-1 standards.

  • 5 Jun
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    8-channel temperature measurement device in M2 enclosure

    IPETRONIK added M-THERMO2, an 8-channel temperature measurement device connectable to K-Type Thermocouples (NiCr/NiAl).