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The advantage of being small

The advantage of being small

The new miniaturised Q-Motion range stands for high resolution in the nanometre range with theoretically unlimited travel ranges

Deteriorated final settlement tank undergoes major refurbishment

Deteriorated final settlement tank undergoes major refurbishment

Damage had been caused progressively by the weight of the agitator arm, which is supported by a wheel travelling on a track on the top of the wall

Rectifiers offer increased power density and system efficiency

Rectifiers offer increased power density and system efficiency

Footprint-compatible with TO-263 package, devices offer lower <1.7mm height for automotive and telecom applications

Surface-mount GNSS global positioning module

Surface-mount GNSS global positioning module

9.6 x 14.0 x 1.95mm CAM-M8C module features -167dBm sensitivity, built-in antenna for ease of integration, and low power consumption

Safe control of platform screen doors

Safe control of platform screen doors

The new Coppilot safety system that controls the opening and closing of platform screen doors

Bionic creatures demonstrate new approaches to tomorrow’s factory

Bionic creatures demonstrate new approaches to tomorrowâs factory

BionicANTs and eMotionButterflies illustrate how through combining individual systems, a single system of networked communications can be created; FlexShapeGripper demonstrates a flexible and adaptable gripping mechanism

Six spiral seam tanks for bio-energy plant

Six spiral seam tanks for bio-energy plant

Containers aim to produce enough biogas to power 3000 local homes. As a by-product the system will also create soil conditioner for agricultural use

High speed contact image sensors

Monochrome versions operate at scan speeds of 1.8m/s at 600dpi, twice the speed of the colour models

Non-contact infrared thermometers

Software enables the simultaneous storage and analysis of data from up to 40 spot thermometers

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Process

Intrinsically safe transmitter

Intrinsically safe transmitter

HygroFlex5-EX (HF5-EX) series consists of a robust aluminium transmitter with or without display

Digital isolators provide plug-and-play isolated power supply

Enhances reliability for applications in harsh, noisy operating environments, including factory...

Sensor technology and the Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things is presenting process companies with ever more data about their...


Renewables

Avoiding grid expansion costs from renewables

Avoiding grid expansion costs from renewables

Low voltage 400V electricity supply grids that solves problems created by fluctuating renewable...

Soak up the solar energy

Non-toxic thermal fluid makes solar energy more efficient; also boasts low flammability, making...

Martifer Solar connects five plants ahead of Renewable Obligation deadline in UK

The plants, located in various counties throughout the UK, have a combined capacity of 57.8MW

Oil & Gas

Intrinsically safe tablets and smartphones take mobility into hazardous areas

Intrinsically safe tablets and smartphones take mobility into hazardous areas

For use in industries such as oil and gas, refining, chemicals and pharmaceuticals

Hot mission for a generator

Wintershall switches to a gas turbine with a synchronous generator to supply electricity to desert...

Continuous leak detection at vital installations

Monitoring is done from a safe distance without the need to send technicians into potentially...


Design

Digital isolators provide plug-and-play isolated power supply

Digital isolators provide plug-and-play isolated power supply

Enhances reliability for applications in harsh, noisy operating environments, including factory...

Shorter drive targets growing motion control market

Gear specialist Harmonic Drive UK has today launched a new gear component set for use in robotics...

3D engineered super insulation solution

Provides insulation performance up to five times better than that of conventional insulators, says...

Electronics

Mobile wireless router

Mobile wireless router

Scalance M876-4 enables communication using LTE standard; offers transmission of data via UMTS and...

Battery-free wireless sensors and actuators

The Medusa development platform allows developers to design components driven by RF energy...

Sensor for human presence detection

OleaVision technology provides the ability to ‘see’ a living being, even through walls and...


Power

Managing motor and generator repairs at nuclear power stations

Managing motor and generator repairs at nuclear power stations

In the nuclear industry safety is paramount and the design and specification used for equipment...

High pressure boilers make sludge incineration plant virtually energy-neutral

Two boilers generate steam from residual heat released when the sludge is incinerated

High input voltage DC-DC converters

Feature IP66-rated protection to suit extreme environments

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