Analytical instruments

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Thermal imagers simplify proactive maintenance

Fluke has launched two new rugged thermal imagers – the TiS55+ and TiS75+ – which are said to be suited to preventative maintenance applications.
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Borescope enhances temperature monitoring of furnaces

AMETEK Land has launched a mid-wavelength borescope – the MWIR-B-640 – designed for furnace applications. 
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Flammable gas detection: the next generation

Crowcon Detection Instruments has introduced what it believes to be the world’s first fixed detector which includes a Molecular Property Spectrometer (MPS) sensor. 


  1. 10/08/2020 3D inspection robot system speeds up quality control testing

    Fast and accurate robotic testing is said to enable validation of more batches in much less time for the automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery and construction sectors.

  2. 02/03/2020 Non-invasive inspection of oil and gas separators

    An optical gas imager from FLIR Systems is said to be safely and efficiently enabling oil and gas producers to undertake routine, non-invasive inspections in their oil and gas separators.

  3. 27/01/2020 Easy-to-deploy vibration sensor simplifies asset monitoring

    The AMS Wireless Vibration Monitor is a low-cost, easy-to-deploy, vibration sensor from Emerson. It is able to perform prescriptive analytics on vibration data using native software to automatically identify failure modes and prevent potential problems involving rotating assets.

  4. 22/11/2019 Continuous oxygen analysis

    Oxygen is the latest parameter to be added to Signal’s advanced range of Series 4 continuous gas analysers.

  5. 04/11/2019 Infrared spark detector

    StuvEx has launched the PSD3-D infrared spark detector which can detect the infrared energy created by embers, sparks and flames in pipelines and other parts of a process system.

  6. 29/10/2019 Cost and time saving solution for tank and silo calibration

    Replacing time-consuming and cumbersome test-weight, flow-meter or material-substitution methods, Mettler Toledo’s RapidCal tank scale calibration system instead applies downward force applied with hydraulic equipment that mimics tank-scale loading during normal operation.

  7. 29/10/2019 Thermal camera with multipoint laser pointer

    FLIR Systems has introduced the FLIR TG267 thermal camera to its entry-level TG series line. The new model is said to offer improved sensitivity and resolution to help reduce diagnostic time.

  8. 30/09/2019 Wireless condition monitoring for pump systems

    Sulzer has introduced the Sense wireless IoT condition monitoring system which includes wireless sensors that can be attached to a pump, agitator, motor or any rotating equipment.

  9. 07/09/2019 Smart plastics make maintenance intelligent

    igus’ smart plastics are now able to monitor the health of energy chains, cables and bearings.

  10. 12/08/2019 DMM identifies thermal overloads from a distance

    RS Components has introduced the first digital multimeter (DMM) in its RS PRO product range to feature a built-in thermal imager.

  11. 05/08/2019 Condition monitoring for rollers

    Güdel has introduced condition monitoring for a set of industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) based products and tools, enabling customers to perform condition-based maintenance on smart Güdel products.

  12. 03/06/2019 Smart camera makes visual inspections simple to configure

    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.

  13. 06/05/2019 Wireless toxic gas monitor for challenging remote locations

    Emerson has introduced its first fully integrated WirelessHART toxic gas monitor – the Rosemount 928.

  14. 01/04/2019 Smart IR thermal imaging cameras

    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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.