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NEWS Emissions monitoring certification awarded. - The Gasmet Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS II e) and the portable (DX4000) FTIR analysers have been awarded an MCERTS certificate (Sira MC030014/08) demonstrating compliance with the MCERTS Performance Standards EN15267-3 & QAL 1 as defined in EN 14181. The certificate demonstrates enhanced performance across an extended range of gases.

PRODUCT Hoods and housings! - Harting has extended its range of Han® HPR series hoods and housings, these are designed for safety-critical applications in harsh and dynamic environments, such as railways and rail vehicles.

PRODUCT Online humidity calculator. - With the online humidity calculator from E+E Elektronik, humidity-related parameters can be calculated quickly and easily. In contrast to other programs, it takes into account the measurement uncertainties.

EVENTS Hyperspectral imaging training. - Stemmer Imaging's new dedicated British Customer Centre at its Tongham offices is devoted to customer activities and will host a free hyperspectral imaging training day on July 5th 2016.

PRODUCT Gender changing connections! - Cliff Electronics have added two new connectors to their very successful range of XLR-Format Feedthrough Data Connectors. The new chassis mounted “gender change” sockets are available in USB2 A-to-B and B-to-A versions and allow designers to integrate USB2 networking and data feeds into professional equipment for broadcast, lighting, audio and industrial applications.

PRODUCT Vibration filtering accelerometers and tilt switches. - Memsic has announced a unique new family of a sensors providing tip-over and acceleration sensing in a wide range of Automotive, Industrial and Consumer applications, such as motorcycle and off-road vehicle tip-over detection, vehicle navigation and Digital SLR camera horizontal position detection.


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PRODUCT Keeping better track of complex processes. - The new MANTA widescreens from R. STAHL HMI Systems visualise even complex production systems in process plants in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner.

PRODUCT Power & data connectivity at workstations. - Schneider Electric has announced the launch of its Desk Unit range. The advanced suite of products combines industry leading modular design flexibility, quality and ease of installation. The comprehensive range has been engineered for commercial and residential applications, to provide elegant and practical solutions for power and data connectivity at work stations.

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Shawn Opatka Werum IT Solutions has appointed Shawn Opatka as Vice President Sales & Marketing in North America.

PRODUCT PE module connection. - Harting has announced an additional Han-Modular® PE module for the pluggable connection of large PE (Protective Earth) cross sections of between 10 and 35 mm².

PRODUCT Push Button Switches. - A range of rugged illuminated pushbutton switches from Dailywell Electronics are available from Diamond Electronics.

APPLICATION Testing conditions for tank testers. - Steve Drake from Ashtead Technology believes that the most efficient approach to the maintenance of tanks is based on a flexible non-intrusive inspection programme.

PRODUCT Fanless PSU. - The CoolX600 Series is the new, revolutionary, convection-cooled modular power supply platform from Excelsys Technologies which delivers an incredible 600W without fan assisted cooling from a very compact 8.5 x 4.5 x 1U package.

NEWS Major British award for asset management consultant. - The Asset Management consulting and training services company MCP, is celebrating the award of Britain's highest accolade for business success -The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2016.

PRODUCT Miniature pressure transducer. - The Model 188 miniature flush diaphragm pressure transducer is part of Interface Force's GP:50 range of pressure sensors and transmitters for hazardous and harsh environments.

video Rigidity in a linear actuator. - Thomson Industries has released an educational video that provides design engineers with best practice tips on how to increase the rigidity of a linear actuator.

APPLICATION Current sensors and renewable energy. - Harting has released information for the first time about the uptake of its current sensors by the renewable energy industry.

PRODUCT Multicomponent dynamometer. - The stationary, multicomponent dynamometer from Kistler Instruments has been designed specifically for measuring forces and moments in all three axes produced during high performance cutting processes with high accuracy and signal quality for the precise analysis of drilling, cutting and grinding at high removal rates.


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Signal 2016
The 1st International Conference on Advances in Signal, Image and Video Processing
26/06/2016 to 30/06/2016
Lisbon (PT)


PCIM Asia
Power for Efficiency Expo & Conf
28/06/2016 to 30/06/2016
Shanghai (CN)


Additive Manufacturing Europe 2016
"The business show for additive manufacturing / 3D printing."
28/06/2016 to 30/06/2016
Amsterdam (NL)


Industrial Automation

29/06/2016 to 1/07/2016
Shenzhen (CN)


Nova Sessions
Conf: Biomass feedstocks today and in the future - going beyond food vs fuel
30/06/2016
Koeln (D)


Micro-Measurements training program
Strain Gauge
5/07/2016 to 6/07/2016
Basingstoke (GB)


Micro-Measurements training program
Instrumentation
7/07/2016
Basingstoke (GB)


Semicon West
Conferences & exhibtion
12/07/2016 to 24/07/2016
San Francisco (CA USA)


SensorDevices 2016
7th International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications
24/07/2016 to 28/07/2016
Nice (F)


SensorComm 2016
10th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications
24/07/2016 to 28/07/2016
Nice (F)


Automation
Conference & exhibtion
22/08/2016 to 25/08/2016
Mumbai (IND)


Instrumentation Scotland & Offshore Systems
Conference & exhibtion
31/08/2016 to 1/09/2016
Aberdeen (GB)


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Ken Roberts Following the acquisition of Quantitech by Gasmet Technologies, Ken Roberts has been appointed as the company's new Managing Director.

NEWS Gas analysis workshop report. - Gasmet Technologies organised a meeting in Lisbon, immediately prior to the CEM 2016 conference and exhibition in May, to provide delegates with an insight into the wide variety of applications for which FTIR technology is employed.

EVENTS What will be important in RFID? - RFID tomorrow 2016 is an intense, unique congress experience which features an exhibition, SpeedLabs, and a conference, in a concentrated working atmosphere over 2,500 square meters Duesseldorf (D), very close to the airport, which is held from 19th to 20th September.

PRODUCT Gas Detection Controller. - Designed to meet SIL1 requirements, the new MX 32, from Tyco Gas & Flame Detection, is a compact, low-profile controller that continuously monitors gas detection.

PRODUCT No more wires - Strain Gauge! - The new P-DMS Polymer Strain Gauge from Hoffmann + Krippner is now shipping. This compact and cost-effective solution for measuring pressure is based on their patented sensor paste technology printed onto a PCB board.

PRODUCT Future-proof and cost-effective I/O system. - The IS1+ Remote I/O system makes it easy to achieve considerable savings in planning, installation, commissioning, and operating costs.

EVENTS Power symposium not to be missed. - The preliminary program for its 59th Power Industry Division (POWID) and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Symposium, to be held 27-30 June 2016 in Charlotte, (NC USA).

PRODUCT Precision metering pump. - Blue-White®'s all New Proseries-M® MD-3 Chemical Metering Pump, provides Precision Chemical Metering for the Treatment of Municipal Water & Waste Water.

Rockwell Automation TechED
Orlando FL USA - 12-17 June 2016

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web Site Timing technology on line! - Mouser Electronics, has launched its new Timing Technology site, designed to give engineers easy-to-access information on the latest technical advances in timers, counters, and clocks.

PRODUCT Speeding Time-to-Deployment of Embedded Computing Applications. - Abaco Systems have announced AXIS DataView, an innovative extension to the company's AXIS software development environment. DataView is unique in the market, and allows customers to rapidly develop graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for their embedded applications deployed on Abaco Systems hardware.

PRODUCT New features and options for watermeter! - Krohne has introduced several new features and options for WATERFLUX 3070. As water meters are often installed in remote locations, reducing the frequency of visits to the sites and the time spend on set-up and maintenance is crucial.

NEWS Industrial Ethernet switches certified! - Harting has announced that its Ha-VIS eCon 2000 and 3000 16-port unmanaged Ethernet switches are now certified by DNV and GL (Germanischer Lloyd) as compliant with Det Norske Veritas' rules for classification of Ships, High Speed & Light Craft and Det Norske Veritas' Offshore standards.


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