Measuring Equipment

Hand-Held Sound Level Meter supports product noise evaluation.

SoundExpert™ LxT Sound Level Meter is rugged device that measures noise for pass/fail assessments and gathers data for up to 2 wk using battery power. Graphic display and firmware are included, while in kit form, product also includes protective case, D-cell battery pack, microphone protection shroud, and cable options from 6–200 ft. Free field or random incidence microphones are also...

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Behr America Helps Automakers Reduce HVAC Blower Noise

TROY, Mich.- – Behr America, Inc. has developed analysis tools to help automakers reduce climate-control-system blower noise. The impact of blower noise on interior sound quality is especially critical on hybrid and hybrid-electric vehicles that operate with significantly reduced levels of powertrain noise, according to John Tepas, Behr America's vice president of engineering and Niranjan...

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Riegl and Applanix Take Flight on UAV

RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems (www.riegl.com) and Applanix Corporation (www.applanix.com) announced today that the Applanix AP50 GNSS-Inertial sensor system was successfully integrated with RIEGL's VQ-820-GU topo-bathymetric airborne laser scanner on board the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAV. The RIEGL VQ®-820-GU is specifically designed to survey sea beds, the grounds of rivers or lakes and is...

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MTS Seismic Simulation System Helps Japanese Company Prepare for Next Major Earthquake

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.– MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced it has developed the world's most advanced, large-scale, privately owned seismic test system for Kajima Corporation Technical Research in Tokyo, Japan. This massive custom MTS seismic system, referred to as the W-DECKER®, was developed...

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BugLab Granted Patent for Handheld Non-Invasive Optical Density Sensor

BugLab Granted Patent for Handheld Non-Invasive Optical Density Sensor

CONCORD, Calif.– BugLab LLC, the industry leader in non-invasive optical monitoring, has been granted US Patent 8,405,033, with claims encompassing many aspects of BugLab's optical biomass measuring devices. The patent includes methods for non-invasively measuring biomass through the side wall of a shake flask, utilizing a handheld sensor (e.g. BugLab's OD Scanner ). This eliminates the time,...

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CSA / cUS Certified TRICOR Coriolis Flow Meters

Franksville, Wisconsin– Tricor Coriolis Technology is pleased to announce their full line of Coriolis Flow Meters are CSA/cUS certified for use in Class I, Div 1, Groups C D hazardous locations. This is particularly important to engineers designing systems in offshore and petrochemical markets, because it ensures compliance with all standards set forth by CSA International for safety and...

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Multi-Phase Power Analyzer meets design/test/validation needs.

Multi-Phase Power Analyzer meets design/test/validation needs.

For power cycle tracking even in presence of transients and noise, PA4000 uses 2 spiral shunts – one for current measurements up to 1 A, and one for current measurements up to 30 A – on each channel and high-speed digital signal processing algorithms. Application-specific test modes are provided as standard, along with LAN, USB, and RS-232 interfaces; harmonics measurement capability up to...

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Aven Slim Scope Combines Borescope Access and PC Display

Aven Slim Scope Combines Borescope Access and PC Display

This borescope-style instrument slips inside engines, machines, pipes and other limited-access spots to capture magnified, high-resolution still and video images. With a soft-touch tip, it's also ideal for close scrutiny of human tissue, circuit boards and other delicate samples. The Slim Scope's outer diameter of 8 mm (.31 inch) is similar to that of most borescopes. Illumination comes from 6...

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Handheld TDR features 2 nsec pulse width.

Designed for use by lineman in communication and power industries on all metallic pairs, including twisted pair copper and coax cable, CFL510G handheld time domain reflectometer (TDR) locates faults within 3 ft of connection and features 2 nsec pulse width that virtually eliminates dead zones. IP54-rated unit, powered by AA batteries, features backlit display; dual cursors for pinpointing faults;...

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Vibration Sensors feature radiation-resistant design.

By monitoring vibration in nuclear power plants, Wilcoxon 793R Series helps ensure continuous power generation and safety for personnel and equipment. Radiation-hardened units can tolerate cumulative radiation exposure of 1 x 107 RADs and can operate up to 248°F.- To ensure reliable data output, Wilcoxon J9T2 cable assemblies feature Tefzel® coating for high energy radiation-resistant...

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