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Testing and Inspection

The system is configured and uniquely positioned to meet the quality management requirements for high-speed PET bottle production, with a special focus on containers with high percentages of rPET Read more

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The Sigma series is compatible with IoT and Industry 4.0, alongside cloud-based communication and data storage Read more

K 2019

The five-angle colour measurement instrument allows quality controllers to quickly verify and prove product compliance with quantifiable colour measurement data Read more

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These developments mean James Heal can supply both 5kN and 10kN Universal Testing Machines fitted with a long stroke contact extensometer, which will be ideal for manufacturers in the vulcanised rubber and thermoplastic elastomers markets Read more

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Designed to meet the diverse needs of both R&D laboratories and quality assurance environments, this new generation of material testers offers enhanced performance and excellent value for money Read more

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Wolfram Schmidt

surfaceCONTROL is designed for the inspection of diffuse surfaces such as metallic surfaces, plastic surfaces and ceramics. Read more

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The TCM Series consists of two force testers offering fast and effective force testing up to 1500 N at an affordable price Read more

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The high quality of the surface inspection also avoids the detection of false positive defects and enables quality decisions to be made based on reliable facts Read more

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AmetekSensor, Test and Calibration has launched a new series of force testers it says are an ideal choice for plastic testing when accuracy, repeatability and documentation of results are important. Read more

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UK-based force and torque testing equipmeny manufacturer, Mecmesin, has been acquired by Battery Ventures, a global technology investment firm. Read more

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MicroEpsilon

The new combiSENSOR

Precision sensor manufacturer, Micro-Epsilon, has launched a unique new sensor system that combines an eddy current sensor with a capacitive displacement sensor in a single housing. Read more

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Factors to consider when selecting capacitive displacement sensors

Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon explains that several key factors need to be considered, including target size and shape, guarding method and bandwidth. As well as clean environments, the sensors can also operate in dirty, dusty industrial areas too. Read more

9 Apr 2018 16:02 Guest Blog

Kistler Type 4001A

The new Type 4001A sensor

Kistler Instruments has produced a combined pressure and temperature sensor specifically to support automated resin transfer (RTM) and wet moulding composite manufacturing methods. Read more

Machinery

Fraunhofer

The Fraunhofer Institute is the first to combine mechanical testing of a component under realistic loads with a radiographic examination.  Photo: Raapke/Fraunhofer LBF

The Fraunhofer Institute has developed a new method that it says combines the mechanical testing of a component under realistic loads with radiographic examination for the first time. Read more

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Worcestershire-based Malvern Panalytical has entered into a co-marketing agreement with Waters Corporation, a global speciality measurement company, to advance the analysis of polymers. Read more

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Researchers at the Darmstadt, Germany centre for materials technology have gone radio gaga for a new tomography technique. Read more

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A new testing centre from Baker Perkins will be available for processors switching from batch to continuous manufacturing. Read more

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Factors to consider when selecting an inline thickness measurement system

When selecting an in-process system for measuring the thickness of film, plate or sheet materials, a number of important factors need to be considered, including the effect of combined real world errors, says Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon. Read more

1 Dec 2017 14:50 Guest Blog

Manufacturer of extrusion technology, Leistritz, has launched a new elongational rheometer that it says provides solid data to prove even the slightest variations in the compounding process. Read more

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JEC Asia has handed an award to R-Tech Materials for advancing safety sensors in hydrogen fuel cells. Read more

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