T&M and Monitoring
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Fast, Accurate and Reliable X-Ray Analysis for the Cement Manufacturing Industry
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc announces the introduction of a new analytical package designed specifically for the X-ray analysis of cement related materials. The ARL OPTIM'X Cement Analyzer is a compact instrument optimized for fast and reliable analysis of major and minor oxides present in the raw materials and products found in cement.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New High Resolution UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. introduced the new Thermo Scientific Evolution 60S spectrophotometer, a powerful UV-Visible instrument designed with the flexibility to perform QA/QC, life science and general research methods. The Evolution 60S features a 1.0 nm spectral bandwidth, bringing a new level of clarity to measurements in an affordable, compact design.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Escalab 250Xi Fully Integrated X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer for Chemical Surface Characterization
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. today announced the new Thermo Scientific Escalab 250Xi X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS). This fully integrated surface characterization tool is designed to meet the demands of surface engineers whether working in cutting-edge research and development of new surface chemistries or dealing with routine characterization of surfaces, thin films and coatings.
Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Technology Selected by the Medical Research Council for Groundbreaking Metabolomics and Lipidomics Research
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc today announced that the Human Nutrition Research unit of the Medical Research Council in Cambridge, UK, has selected the Thermo Scientific LTQ Orbitrap Velos, MALDI LTQ Orbitrap XL and Exactive mass spectrometers. These systems leverage proprietary Thermo Scientific Orbitrap mass-analyzer technology, the recognized standard for accurate mass and high-resolution measurement, to provide precise and reliable information. The MRC is using Orbitrap technology for high-throughput and high-performance metabolomic and lipidomic profiling that has not been possible using traditional mass spectrometry instrumentation.
VisionRGB-E1 - New Analogue And DVI Image Capture Card Available From STEMMER IMAGING
STEMMER IMAGING are now offering the VisionRGB-E1 single channel high resolution image capture card, from a new supplier, Datapath Ltd. This PCI express x4 card provides image capture from analogue RGB or digital DVI video signals and works at a pixel digitisation rate of up to 170MHz (analogue) or 165MHz (DVI).
iCount bottle sampler gives clear results for laboratory services provider
The latest particle counting technology from Parker Hannifin is being used by Petrolab, one of Indonesia's leading laboratory services providers, to test engine oil, hydraulic oil, and kerosene samples quickly and accurately on site. The Parker iCountBS (Bottle Sampler) is enabling Petrolab to improve its quality of service and cut costs, by eliminating the need to send samples away to be analysed.
Thermo Fisher Scientific and Symyx Technologies Deliver Unparalleled Efficiency Enhancements to Bioanalytical Researchers with Integrated LIMS and ELN Solution
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. today announced the release of a joint product development effort resulting from its partnership with Symyx Technologies. The solution will provide scientists in the bioanalytical community with a completely automated laboratory workflow by integrating Thermo Scientific Watson LIMS with Symyx Notebook. The integration of the industry-standard Thermo Scientific Watson LIMS with Symyx's electronic lab notebook (ELN) will give scientists secure and seamless access to experimental data across the laboratory. The automated transfer of information between Watson LIMS and the Symyx Notebook provides a streamlined, compliant workflow for bioanalytical studies.
BEI’s Programmable Encoder Offers Simplicity and Convenience
BEI Industrial Encoders introduces the Omnicoder, an incremental encoder that allows users to easily program the resolution anywhere between 1 and 10,000 counts per turn. Packaged in BEI's flagship Model H25 encoder, the Omnicoder allows for virtually unlimited resolution variations.
ViscoMelt 5000 Extruder Viscometer - Maintenance-free polymer melt viscometer installs directly on extruder die head
A compact on-line viscometer specially designed for polymer melts has been developed by Hydramotion Ltd. The ViscoMelt 5000 Extruder Viscometer is a drop-in device that can be installed directly on the extruder die head with no need to divert any part of the melt flow. This die-mounted instrument complements the company's XL7-900 range of contoured-probe viscometers available for installation on polymer melt pipelines upstream of the extruder.
New BOA Smart Vision System Launched
STEMMER IMAGING can now offer the new BOA smart vision system from DALSA, launched on October 1st 2009 for End Users, Vision Integrators and OEMs. BOA has been introduced to complement Dalsa's existing 'Vision Appliance' (VA) range. Packaged complete with proven inbuilt software, BOA eliminates the need for programming and installing software due to configuration via a standard web browser interface.
Thermo Fisher Scientific UHPLC/MS Identifies Cannabinoids in Baked Goods with Minimal Sample Preparation
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. today announced a new method for identifying marijuana cannabinoids in baked goods that is faster, easier-to-use and requires less sample preparation. Using ultra high performance liquid chromatography with mass spectrometry detection (UHPLC/MS), the application tests baked goods samples obtained from a local state police forensic laboratory and is detailed in the application note Identification of Cannabinoids in Baked Goods by UHPLC/MS which is available to download via the Learn more about Accela link at www.thermo.com/accela.
METPOINT OCV - Oil vapour in compressed air – Safety via 24/7 process reliability
Even oil-free components and compressors are no guarantor for oil-free compressed air due to impurities in the ambient air / intake air. In most cases, a certain residual oil content cannot be entirely avoided.
Compressed air instruction video on YouTube
VPInstruments proudly presents a new instruction video, which can be found on YouTube. See how easy it is to install and configure a VPFlowScope, and how easy and quick you can measure your compresses air consumption!
Hired emissions analyser checks gas rig in Burma
Following the installation of a turbine on a natural gas rig off the coast of Burma, it was necessary for Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Ltd (SITL) to analyse emissions from the turbine and a hired Testo 350 XL emissions analyser from Ashtead Technology proved ideal for the application.
FLIR T335 - Advanced IR functionality from under £10,000
With the launch of the FLIR T335 infrared camera, a broad range of industrial professionals now have a highly affordable and versatile, high-end model at their disposal. It provides advanced functionality for those who do not require the greater sophistication of the FLIR top-of-the-range P-Series cameras.
Smarter Electrical Testing With The Powerplus 1557
Seaward has extended and upgraded the combined electrical test and certification concept introduced by its new PowerPlus 1557 multi-function electrical installation tester.
Test & Inspection team management – made easy
FastTest Enterprise from AMTECH Power Software is a powerful new system that gives managers complete control over large teams of electrical engineers working simultaneously on Test & Inspection projects. It provides managers with a detailed overview and enables them to make optimum use of skilled operatives.
ACT Meters Ltd – VERIFIER Cable Tracer, Resistance Tester & Fault Finder
VERIFIER is a radical new tool for alarm engineers that combines an audible cable tracer, resistance tester and fault locator in one easy to operate unit.
ACT Meters Ltd – CALMASTER In-house Calibration Test Box
CALMASTER is an accurate and cost effective solution for in-house testing and re-calibration of multimeters in accordance with BS ISO9000 requirements.
Parker Hannifin more efficient MRO with new Parker particle detector
Parker Hannifin has developed an innovative particle detector, designed to increase the efficiency and cut the cost of maintenance, repair and overhall applications. The Icount PD on-line analyser offers simple integration with existing plant via M16 test points, making fast and accurate cleanliness monitoring of lubricants and similar fluids more affordable and accessible than ever.
Fluke Ti32 and TiR32 High Definition Thermal Imagers deliver 320x240 resolution
Fluke has introduced the Fluke Ti32 and TiR32 Thermal Imagers, the first industrial grade, high-performance imagers on the market to incorporate a powerful 320x240 sensor to provide high-definition, strikingly crisp, detailed images for under £7,200. Their superior image quality helps to identify even the smallest temperature differences that could indicate problems. With Fluke's patented IR-Fusion technology, users can marry high-precision thermal images with visual (visible light) images in full screen, picture-in-picture or blended views for enhanced problem detection and analysis. IR-Fusion is the only solution available with physical parallax correction, which enables perfect alignment, pixel by pixel, of both infrared and visible images. Fluke products are the only thermal imagers on the market to incorporate IR-Fusion in both camera and software.
SKF condition monitoring improves paper making efficiency
SKF is helping SAPPI Fine Paper Europe GmbH in Germany to improve efficiency in paper production through an ongoing programme of condition monitoring.
Before you buy guide from FLIR
Once the preserve of a specialist thermographer with a large budget, thermal imaging is now easily affordable and widely used across industry. It is a fast, effective and safe way of establishing if a component, system, process or structure is not performing as it should and as a result the take-up of the technology is now at an all time high.
Electrical wiring manufacturer plugs into benefits of Clare analyser
Apex Wiring Solutions is using the Clare Horizon high voltage wiring analyser to improve the electrical safety testing of its units during the production process.
ONDAX 405nm wavelength stabilised laser diodes from Photonic Products
Photonic Products has launched a new range of 405nm wavelength stabilised laser diodes from ONDAX for applications which include Raman spectroscopy, flow cytometry and metrology / interferometry.
CVB Passes GigE Vision Validation Test
STEMMER IMAGING´s programming library for imaging applications, Common Vision Blox (CVB), is the world´s first software package to have successfully passed the GigE Vision validation test set by the Automated Imaging Association (AIA).
Low cost, higher spec infrared compact camera
With the introduction of the new FLIR i7, the price threshold has been lowered for an infrared camera that meets the higher requirements of building and more demanding predictive maintenance applications.
New ROV Simulator for the Oil and Gas Industry Released
Marine Simulation LLC announced the release of ROVsim O&G, their newest undersea simulator specifically designed for oil and gas industry inspection and working class Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). Besides being their first offering in the working class ROV / oil and gas industry, ROVsim O&G includes a number of new features and capabilities never before offered by any simulator on the market today.
Smart Long Wave Infrared Camera
Smart cameras come to the world of infrared imaging with the new Xenics Gobi-384 compact LWIR camera from STEMMER IMAGING. The affordable Gobi-384 features a unique on-board digital signal processor for improved real-time image processing. The Gobi offers a high degree of flexibility in terms of frame rate, user interface and temperature range, enabling the user to adapt it to various industrial settings and tasks.
Ethernet Direct Announces New EDS-373 Outdoor Mini Dome Megapixel IP Vandal Proof Camera With M12 Connectors
Ethernet Direct Corporation is pleased to offer a model of outdoor mini dome megapixel IP camera with rugged M12 connectors, EDS-373.
Peel Strength Testing For A Flexible Friend
Lloyd Instruments has introduced a new test jig for peel strength testing of laminated layers of standard plastic identification cards to international standards. The use of plastic cards is reaching unprecedented levels, with at least one credit or debit card, driving licence, or loyalty or membership card being found in almost everyone's wallet or purse.
New Compact CameraLink Frame Grabber From STEMMER IMAGING
The new Xcelera-CL LX1 Base, a low cost, entry-level Camera Link frame grabber, is now available from STEMMER IMAGING. It is easy to set up and use, delivers highly reliable image acquisition and offers extensive software support. The latest addition to DALSA's X64 Xcelera Series, this compact new frame grabber is a quarter-length PCI Express x1 Board and so is ideal for applications where space on the bus is limited.
Canary Labs Trend Historian –Over 1 million tags with 1 second updates on 1 machine
Canary Labs announces the release of the Trend Historian 8.0 which will ease the task of collecting, storing, managing, and automatic validation of huge quantities of time series data to partners and end-users.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Four New Industry Specific Analytical Packages for Fast, Accurate and Reliable X-ray Analysis
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. today announced the introduction of four new analytical packages designed to enhance industry specific routine X-ray analysis. The packages are based on the successful Thermo Scientific ARL OPTIM'X WDXRF spectrometer, enabling the company to offer a range of unique sequential and simultaneous spectrometers with pre-configured analytical packages. These packages are specifically tailored to meet the analytical testing requirements of metallurgy, petrochemical, cement and central laboratories.
£100 Trade-in offer for purchasers of Fluke 1652B or 1653 Multifunction Testers
For a limited period, customers purchasing a new Fluke 1652B or 1653B Multifunction Installation Tester can claim £100 or a free Fluke 115 Digital Multimeter (DMM) when trading in an old tester*. After purchase, the customer simply completes a voucher and sends either an old multifunction installation tester or two single-function installation testers, plus proof of purchase of the new tester, directly to Fluke to make the claim. Full terms and conditions of the trade-in can be downloaded from the Fluke web site at www.fluke.co.uk/moveup
Cirrus advises businesses to protect themselves from noise at work litigation with the CR:262A sound level meter
Cirrus Research plc is advising businesses to ensure that they are conforming to Noise at Work regulations. Designed specifically for noise at work applications, Cirrus sees its entry level CR:262A Sound Level Meter as a cost effective way for businesses to protect themselves from potential litigation.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Synaptogenesis Kit for Simple and Reliable Cell-Based Image Analysis
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. today announced the availability of the Thermo Scientific Cellomics Synaptogenesis High Content Screening (HCS) Reagent Kit, the latest addition to its range of Cellomics HCS reagent kits. The kit enables simultaneous detection of neuronal population, neurite, pre-synaptic vesicle, post-synaptic puncta and synapse using a fixed end-point assay that is based on immunofluorescence detection in cells grown on standard high-density microplates.
Keithley Expands Range of DC Source-Measure Instruments Compatible with ACS Basic Edition Software
Keithley Instruments has enhanced its popular ACS Basic Edition software, adding support for a broader line of source-measure (SMU) instrumentation. This broader choice of compatible instruments should prove especially useful in expanding the software's voltage and current limits available for testing solar cells, photovoltaic panels, and discrete power semiconductors. ACS Basic Edition combines high speed hardware control, device connectivity, and data management into an easy-to-use tool optimized for part verification, debugging, and analysis.
Enhanced Display and Added Features in New Readout Unit for Hydramotion Viscometers
A new signal processor/readout unit is now available from Hydramotion for its range of viscometers. The VP550 complements the proven performance of Hydramotion viscosity measurement transducers, providing reliable real-time measurement of any fluid in any process. It can be used with any of the company's on-line instruments, including the XL7 process viscometer, the ReactaVisc reaction vessel/pilot-scale viscometer, the ViscoJet compact viscometer and the goVisc laboratory viscometer.
Non-contact torque sensor now mounts in moments
The latest model of TorqSense, the non-contact digital torque measuring system, incorporates an integral sprocket or pulley, allowing easy fit-and-forget mounting in a vast range of plant and machinery such as drum mixers, generators, pump, dynamometers and conveyor drives.
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