CT technology in different flavors – GIFA 2019

At the GIFA trade fair, which takes place from June 25 to 29 in Düsseldorf/Germany, everything revolves around computed tomography (CT) for a wide variety of testing and inspection tasks in the foundry industry – from precise laboratory systems for research and development to quality control at the production line and inline solutions during production. Read more about CT technology in different flavors – GIFA 2019[…]

Detection of Plastics with X-Ray Systems in the Food Industry

The supporting program of the IFFA this year again included the "IFFA Forum" that in technical lectures focuses on important industry trends. "Food Safety" was one of the top subjects. Uli Hurzlmeier, X-ray Product Manager of Sesotec GmbH, one of the leading manufacturers of product inspection and sorting systems, in this context gave a lecture Read more about Detection of Plastics with X-Ray Systems in the Food Industry[…]

RFID technology: RUD offers complete solutions designed to simplify the inspecting of operating equipment

. • Savings in time and personnel by means of radically simplified inspecting process. • System of transponders, hardware and software • RFID transponders as standard in RUD products • Pioneer in RFID-based inspection of slinging and lashing means More and more countries legally stipulate extensive inspecting of safety-related operating equipment and their legally compliant Read more about RFID technology: RUD offers complete solutions designed to simplify the inspecting of operating equipment[…]

Quality Control of 3D Printed Parts – Yxlon Technology Seminar at the Fraunhofer Institute in Dresden

Around 50 participants participated in the technology seminar on quality control of additive-manufactured (3D printed) parts which was organized by Yxlon and the Fraunhofer Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik (IWS) in Dresden on May 15 and 16. The seminar was fully booked. In the 14 presentations – held by the hosts and top-class speakers from Read more about Quality Control of 3D Printed Parts – Yxlon Technology Seminar at the Fraunhofer Institute in Dresden[…]

Brochure for the steel industry: Measurement technology at a glance

For the iron and steel industry, WIKA has released a new brochure with its measurement technology for efficient process control. It provides a compact overview of industry-specific products and solutions for pressure, temperature, force, level and flow. The comprehensive selection considers the sometimes extreme process conditions in this market segment, with pressures of up to Read more about Brochure for the steel industry: Measurement technology at a glance[…]

Proficient implementation of new standards in light measurement technology

At Laser World of Photonics in Munich from 24 to 27 June 2019 Instrument Systems will be showcasing powerful applications for high-precision spectral radiometry in light measurement technology. The emphasis will lie on user-friendly measurements according to the latest test standards for the OEM specification of automotive displays and blue-light hazard of LEDs. In addition, Read more about Proficient implementation of new standards in light measurement technology[…]

Limit switch box for quarter turn valves

The Ingelfingen-based valve specialist GEMÜ is launching electrical position indicators for manually and pneumatically operated quarter turn valves. To automate process plants, the GEMÜ LSC limit switch box detects the valve position of manually and pneumatically operated quarter turn valves. This is signalled by an optical indication and transmitted to the plant control system. The Read more about Limit switch box for quarter turn valves[…]

Linerless labels – why cheap components can end up being expensive in the long run

Linerless labels have been a hot topic on our website over the past year. This blog has highlighted how the labels are put together, plus their applications and advantages. This time around, we are focusing on the question of why high-quality individual components should be used and why the use of cheaper alternatives can end Read more about Linerless labels – why cheap components can end up being expensive in the long run[…]

Invisible protective shield against dirt: Biodegradable nanoparticles seal textiles permanently

Experts are warning of the extreme consequences of an increasingly fast-moving textile market: With decreasing appreciation, the willingness of consumers to spend money will also decrease over the long run. Textiles are at risk of degenerating into cheap disposable articles — an assumption confirmed by a 2015 Greenpeace survey — with drastic consequences for the Read more about Invisible protective shield against dirt: Biodegradable nanoparticles seal textiles permanently[…]

Variohm Group expands with the acquisition of displacement sensor specialist Positek

Gloucester-based Positek Limited – the leading sensor manufacturer has recently been acquired by The Variohm Group. The world-wide supplier of linear, rotary, tilt and intrinsically safe position sensors becomes the fifth member of the expanding Variohm Group; joining Variohm EuroSensor – sensor and transducer supplier and manufacturer along with Herga Technology for switching and sensing Read more about Variohm Group expands with the acquisition of displacement sensor specialist Positek[…]