Test and Measurement Equipment

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Bearing sensor unaffected by EM fields

Today, AC motors normally consume around 400 to 600 Amps, but future motor designs are heading towards the 800 to 1,000 Amps range, with the focus on extreme power density and high current.







Pipe profile gauged to precision

Mark Fletcher takes a look at a laser profiler which promises to offer general industry the same functionality it has given the offshore oil and water industries


Cold supersonic deposition

It may soon be possible to both make and repair components using an entirely new method – that appears to achieve the impossible. Tom Shelley reports


radar saves lives and money

Mark Fletcher looks into A concept which will give engineers a far more accurate view of what is going on inside structures and mechanical parts, vital in the war against fatigue and failure


Pressure mapped instantly by membrane

When improving the design of parts which fit together, whether they be pipe joints, gear teeth or human bottoms on seats, it is useful to know the exact distribution of contact pressures.