Miscellaneous Management Systems

Plessey Semiconductors Announces Development of 8-inch SiGe BiCMOS Technology to Expand RF Capability

Plymouth, ENGLAND - Plessey Semiconductors today announced it has commenced the development of a 0.35 micron silicon germanium (SiGe) BiCMOS process technology on its 8-inch line at its Plymouth, England semiconductor manufacturing facility. As part of its strategy of developing its three core product lines of sensors, RF components and power management devices it was decided that a bespoke SiGe...

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Universal Process / Temperature Controllers

Emerson Automates Separations Research Facility

Process automation technology enables Separations Research Program to increase the efficiency and flexibility of its state-of-the-art pilot plant AUSTIN, TEXAS - The Separations Research Program (SRP) pilot plant in Austin, Texas, has been completely upgraded using the latest digital automation technology from Emerson Process Management. The plant, operated by The University of Texas at Austin...

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Pickled Fruit Manufacturer Slashes Set up Times and Improves Quality Control After Installing a Vacuum Measurement System for Jar Lids
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Pickled Fruit Manufacturer Slashes Set up Times and Improves Quality Control After Installing a Vacuum Measurement System for Jar Lids

A manufacturer of pickled fruits based in Kent has reduced set up times on three of its filling lines by more than 60 percent after installing a non-contact vacuum integrity measurement system for jar lids from Micro-Epsilon. Established in 1880, Bennett Opie is a private, family-owned business based in Sittingbourne, Kent. The company manufactures a wide range of products, including pickled...

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Pressure Transducer offers ranges from 0-20,000 psi.
Pressure Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Pressure Transducer offers ranges from 0-20,000 psi.

With static accuracy of ±0.25% FS at 21°C, Ashcroft® T2 provides digital temperature compensation to ensure total error band better than ±1% between -20 and +85°C. Advanced sensor and electronics equip transducer for maximum stability in presence of overpressure, shock, vibration, and extreme pressure cycling. Variety of process connections, output signals, and...

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X-Ray Equipment

Dexela Wins British Engineering Excellence Award

Dexela collected the Judges' Special Award at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEA) and received a special commendation in the Small Company of the Year category. The awards aim to demonstrate and promote the quality of engineering design within the UK. The BEEA judges agreed that Dexela's technological and commercial success was commendable in view of the company's size. The judges...

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Spectrometers

Infrared Sensor helps minimize defects in coated products.

Intended for packaging manufacturing industry, Reflectance Infrared Spectrometer uses proprietary array detector technology to measure multiple components of coatings, even on reflective or printed substrates. System includes online graphical calibration tools and offers choice of basic ratiometric calibration or advanced chemometric calibration. Internal optics optimize beam focusing, while...

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Touchscreens

Synaptics Announces Windows® Phone 7 Native Touch Support for its ClearPad(TM) Touchscreen Solution

Windows Phone 7 Platform Developers Can Now Easily Leverage Synaptics Best-in-Class ClearPad Technology SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct 12 -- Synaptics Inc. (Nasdaq: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications, and entertainment devices, announced today that Windows® Phone 7 platform developers will have access to native touch support for Synaptics...

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Surveillance Equipment

Sensis Multilateration Systems Meeting the Demands of Continually Changing Airports

Extensible Technology Easily and Cost-Effectively Adapts to Airport Expansion and Reconfigurations EAST SYRACUSE, NY - Since deploying the industry's first surface multilateration system for the enhancement of ground movement safety at London Heathrow Airport in 2002, Sensis Corporation has supported its customers' continued growth through numerous expansions of its multilateration systems. This...

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Electrical Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

ISSYS Inc. Awarded Another Patent for Wireless, Batteryless, Implantable Sensors

Ypsilanti, Michigan - Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) announced that the U.S Patent Office has granted a patent titled Wireless Device and System for Monitoring Physiological Parameters" (US Patent No. 7,686,762) which covers the overall structure of ISSYS' miniature, wireless, batteryless, implantable sensors for non-invasive monitoring of biological pressures for the effective...

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Radiation Sensors / Detectors

Technology from GE Providing New Radiation Detection Methods

GE Addresses Helium-3 Shortage with New Detector Technology Based on Boron-10 TWINSBURG, OHIO - GE's (NYSE: GE) announces an addition to its Reuter Stokes product line, a radiation detection solution using boron-10 (10B) to detect radiation in homeland security applications. Traditionally, sensors used for these applications have used helium-3 (3He) as their detection medium; however, the global...

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