Weather Monitoring for Energy Efficiency
Weather Stations

Weather Monitoring for Energy Efficiency

The Orion LX Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems played a key role in the Third Place win in the 2009 Solar Decathlon. Refract House, a combined effort from Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts, utilizes the weather station to improve energy efficiency and control automated systems. "One of the main reasons we chose the Orion Weather Station was because of the easy...

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Excel Conveyor Moves 'Cockpit Fit' Station 20 Metres
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Excel Conveyor Moves 'Cockpit Fit' Station 20 Metres

Excel Monorail Systems (formerly Translift Systems), a division of Excel Automation, has recently completed an extension to a conveying and handling system, which has enabled the Cockpit fit" station to be re-located 20 metres further along a car production line. Cockpits for the MINI range are delivered to Plant Oxford from the Magna Intier plant at Redditch in Worcester using specialised road...

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Big Screen Emergency Vehicle Weather Monitor
Weather Stations

Big Screen Emergency Vehicle Weather Monitor

WeatherMaster Software is front and center on the big screen" of the emergency command trailer for Grafton County Sheriff's Department (NH). Built by Nomad Global Communication Solutions, the vehicle's interoperable systems include a Capricorn 2000 Vehicle-Mount Weather Station with WeatherMaster Software from Columbia Weather Systems. Nomad GCS is a Montana-based specialty vehicle manufacturer...

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Signal Receivers

New Weather Radar Signal Processing Platform from Vaisala

(Williamsburg, VA, October 5, 2009) Vaisala introduces a new signal processing platform for its weather radar product family. Sigmet RVP900(TM) Digital Receiver and Signal Processor is now available for both new weather radar installations and upgrades for existing radars. Vaisala's Sigmet product line has a 28 year history of developing innovative, high-quality signal processing products to the...

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Miscellaneous Gages

New Components Protect Weather Instruments

Columbia Weather Systems has developed several new weather station components to protect sensitive weather instruments in installations subject to rough handling and extreme conditions. The new Sensor Storage Case offers protection for sensors that are used in mobile applications. These cases are constructed of ultra-high-impact structural copolymer, making them extremely strong and durable. They...

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Miscellaneous Gages

Protect Your Investment In Weather Monitoring Technology

When you buy a weather station from Columbia Weather Systems, we help protect your technology investment by recommending accessories that may be useful to your particular installation. Extreme Cold. To prevent the possible disruption of weather data during an ice storm we offer a couple of options. For Capricorn 2000 Weather Stations, we recommend a heated rain gauge and the heavy-duty EX wind...

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Orion Weather Station Goes to Washington
Weather Stations

Orion Weather Station Goes to Washington

Two teams have elected to use Orion Weather Stations to monitor weather parameters for their houses submitted for the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. With a goal of net-zero energy consumption, weather conditions will directly affect the homes' operational systems. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Solar Decathlon brings together 20 teams from universities around the world to...

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Weather Monitoring Stations can be powered by solar energy.
Weather Stations

Weather Monitoring Stations can be powered by solar energy.

Weather stations are available with solar panel options - custom per installation, based on geographical location - that enable full functionality in applications that do not have access to electricity. Panels may be used to power any CWS weather station, but Orion and Magellan all-in-one weather stations consume least energy and are best suited to utilize solar power. Solar panel systems include...

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Weather Stations

Pioneering Wind Observing System to Be Installed in the USA

Wind energy production to benefit from increased predictability The world leader in environmental measurement, Vaisala, together with electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have joined forces on a pioneering pilot project in the USA that will take observing and forecasting for wind energy production to the next level. The...

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Weather Station includes automatic wind direction alignment.
Weather Stations

Weather Station includes automatic wind direction alignment.

Magellan Weather Station(TM) features multi-parameter weather sensor module that integrates internal fluxgate compass with sonic anemometer and sensors for temperature, relative humidity, and barometric pressure. Sensor head has no moving parts and is housed in powder-coated metal radiation shield for durability in mobile and portable applications. With low power consumption, station is suitable...

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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money
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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money

Thanks to the unique SpinSelect™ Multi-Pocket selectable quick change tool holder, it's time to rethink the range, complexity and volume of parts that your lathe can produce. Our Spin-Select™ tool was created to increase productivity and consistency by decreasing downtime associated with lathe cutting tool and insert setups or changeovers. This product is a game-changer for the industry and we're pleased to show you why.

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