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Analytical instruments

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Smart camera makes visual inspections simple to configure

(03/06/2019)
The new SBRD smart camera from Festo lies at the heart of an intuitive image processing system that is said to open up new perspectives in automation and robot technology.
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Wireless toxic gas monitor for challenging remote locations

(06/05/2019)
Emerson has introduced its first fully integrated WirelessHART toxic gas monitor – the Rosemount 928.
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Smart IR thermal imaging cameras

(01/04/2019)
The Automation Technology IRSX industrial IR range of cameras, available from Stemmer Imaging, are designed to facilitate the use of thermal imaging in Industry 4.0 applications.


Archive

  1. 04/02/2019 Quantifying methane leaks and flares

    FLIR Systems reports on how its GF-Series Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras can be used by the oil and gas industry to quantitatively measure methane emissions and create a datum point for future methane reduction calculations.

  2. 22/01/2019 Multifunction motor-drive analysers

    RS Components (RS) has introduced two motor-drive analysers from Fluke that help safely locate and troubleshoot typical problems on inverter type motor-drive systems.

  3. 19/11/2018 Rugged mobile data acquisition solution

    HBM has launched its next generation data acquisition system which is designed for use in harsh environments. The Somat eDAQXR has a significantly smaller footprint than its eDAQ predecessor.

  4. 19/11/2018 Plug&Play IoT kit for machine monitoring

    Bosch and HARTING have joined forces to create a Plug&Play IoT kit for industrial applications with IP54 protection.

  5. 07/10/2018 WirelessHART gas detector gets new features

    United Electric Controls has expanded the capabilities of its Vanguard WirelessHART gas detector. Highlights include an expanded temperature operating range, enhanced stability across temperature ranges, improved handling of WirelessHART commands, and capability for interchangeable sensors.

  6. 30/09/2018 Energy logger helps Identify energy savings

    The Tinytag Energy Logger from Gemini Data Loggers is a portable, easy to use data recorder which monitors power usage in premises with high consumption equipment.

  7. 26/09/2018 Programmable alarm management display for process monitoring

    BAUMER has introduced a range of measuring instruments with flexible programmable displays which, when used in conjunction with the company’s pressure and temperature gauges, are said to ensure high standards of functionality, safety and flexibility in process monitoring.

  8. 18/09/2018 Evaluating cable health in real time

    The CF.Q module from igus is able to check and evaluate cable health in real time helping to ensure timely maintenance or replacement. 

  9. 27/07/2018 Pyroelectric detectors for NO2 measurements

    Laser Components is now offering its pyroelectric detectors with narrow-band IR filters for NO2 measuring (filter option V).

  10. 26/06/2018 Digital measurement solution for DAQ system

    HBM has introduced the new MX460B-R digital measurement module, the latest addition to its SomatXR data acquisition system.

  11. 04/05/2018 Automatic calibration alert added to crystal digital pressure gauge

    Crystal Engineering, a unit of AMETEK Sensors, Test & Calibration has added an automatic calibration reminder system to its XP2i pressure gauge.

  12. 08/04/2018 Understanding how powders behave when subjected to consolidation

    The Uniaxial Powder Tester, from Freeman Technology, offers a stand-alone shear tester for simple, sensitive and cost-effective powder characterisation to help users better understand how powders behave when subjected to consolidation, which is vital for the development of effective storage and processing strategies.

  13. 08/04/2018 Boiler combustion control analyser helps meet energy and environmental requirements

    To improve energy efficiency and meet environmental regulatory requirements for small and midsize boiler markets, Emerson has introduced the Rosemount CX1100 in-situ oxygen analyser.

  14. 26/02/2018 The World’s toughest encoder?

    Zettlex has introduced a new range of 58mm Shaft IncOders, which, it says, are the world’s toughest encoders. These non-contact devices are designed for precise angle measurement in harsh environments.

  15. 21/01/2018 Seal failure analysis tool

    Flowserve can now offer a simple app which can help diagnose the root-cause of mechanical seal failure.

  16. 18/12/2017 Rugged distributed data acquisition solution with TSN

    NI has introduced a new range of rugged, distributed and synchronised FieldDAQ devices which utilises Time Sensitive Networking (TSN).

  17. 04/12/2017 Condition monitoring for mobile equipment

    The modular X90 control and I/O system, from B&R, can now be equipped with condition monitoring functions to allow operators to continuously monitor the status of mobile equipment.

  18. 04/12/2017 Infrared cameras promise increased thermal sensitivity and a more intuitive interface

    Fluke has introduced upgraded versions of two of its infrared cameras.

  19. 24/11/2017 Heavy duty drive diagnostic tool employs augmented reality

    Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new diagnostic tool that uses Augmented Reality (AR) to provide remote support for in-house maintenance teams working with Hägglunds heavy duty drives.

  20. 12/11/2017 Reducing downtime with eddy current measurement chain solution

    Emerson’s newest eddy current measurement chain solution helps shorten process downtime by eliminating factory calibration and delays in acquiring replacement parts.