Sensors, switches and transducers

Monitoring, detecting and sensing.


 

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Economical reliability

Simple pressure monitoring tasks are carried out electronically so that the plants can be controlled reliably – conveniently with a switch.
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Suppliers need to evolve along with sensor technology

The replacement of original sensing, measuring and monitoring devices represents a perfect opportunity to assess a specific application and the suitability of the equipment.
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Remote locating of area alarm transducers

Hospital design engineers should think about the installation location of area alarm transducers for area alarm panels.
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Real-time characterisation of food and beverages with electronic nose

This article describes an electronic nose designed to quantify and characterise all types of smells universally – and used for quality control of food and beverages.
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Sensors – anticipating and meeting market demand

The success of any organisation hinges on its ability to acquire and retain sought after skills – particularly in the sensors’ market.
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Expanding the dynamic range of current measurement

ASIC-based current transducers can expand the dynamic range and increase the sensitivity and reliability of current measurement.
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Photoelectrics: key to successful automation control

Taking the mystery out of selecting the right photoelectric sensor for your application.
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Hands-on, customised approach to meeting application needs

The money saved in the short term by sourcing sensing and measuring instrumentation online, is quickly negated by the associated lack of technical expertise and support.
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Biometric enabled smart distribution board

Power outages in Nigeria last longer than the period of availability of grid-electricity; therefore, managing the available meagre energy is quite a challenge.
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Quantum leap in measuring quality

These pressure transmitters ensure absolute precision in measuring quality for many applications.
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Working with your technology supplier

The more complex and sophisticated the technology, the greater the expertise required to ensure it performs optimally and achieves the best possible results.
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Regulation of pressure value in just three seconds

Something that was developed for the automotive industry has also found an application in the manufacturing of household appliances: an electronic pressure controller which can be used in the production of washing machines.
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Sensor parameters must be correct

In automation on many occasions plant or machine stoppages occur because the parameters of the sensor have been set incorrectly.
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Story of sensing solutions

Over the past few decades photo-electric sensors have evolved from being simple devices for sensing the presence of an object, to highly sophisticated devices using laser sources.
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