Sensors, Test & Measurement

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Embedding sensors for clever composites

In applications like wind turbines, tidal blades, aeroplane wings, ship propellers and hulls, it would be beneficial to have a self-sustaining, fully embedded monitoring system in order to ensure the ...



Tools for successful bearing application

Measurement is a key ingredient to successful bearing application and anything that ensures the correct angles and alignment will have a positive impact on the end result.






Ship builders sight automated inspection

A non-contact laser profile displacement sensor is playing a pivotal role in the development of an automatic inspection system to assess the surface and weld quality of ships structures.


Handheld, affordable 3D scanners make the leap

As the 3D printing revolution has gathered pace, so too has the requirement for 3D scanners. The ability to scan an object quickly and easily and then reproduce it on a 3D printer is not merely the ...




Accurate gas sensing at a fraction of the cost

TTP, a leading UK-based technology and product development company, has come up with an innovative approach to gas sensing that radically cuts cost, size and power consumption. The new ultrasonic ...





Latest developments in flowmeters

Flowmeters measure the amount of liquid, gas or vapour that passes through them. However, there all attempts to generalise about this technology end. There are many types of flowmeter, each with its ...







Continuous measurement of UV light made possible

There are many industrial manufacturing processes that require the use of UV lamps to cure coatings or adhesives. Its use is particularly prominent in the UK's food industry where it is commonly used ...