All posts by Stephanie Stefanovic

High-load, ultra-precision hexapod positioner

Aerotech has introduced a high-load, ultra-precision hexapod positioning system with guaranteed accuracy specifications. The HexGen HEX500-350HL provides six degrees of freedom positioning with linear travels to 110mm and angular travels to 40 degrees. With its high-load capacity, large travels, high speeds, and sub micrometer precision, the product handles a wide range of laboratory and industrial applications. … Continue reading High-load, ultra-precision hexapod positioner

Wireless and battery-less limit switch

The new OsiSense XCKW range from Telemecanique Sensors brings easy connectivity to machine configurations where cabling is difficult, expensive, or unwanted. This range of wireless, battery-less limit switches is designed to serve a vast number of industries, from hoisting, elevators and escalators to mills, foundries, process machinery, and handling and packaging. The switches simplify machine … Continue reading Wireless and battery-less limit switch

New opportunities in the battery market

A technology analyst from market research group IDTechEx has revealed new trends in batteries that investors should look out for. According to Xiaoxi He, recent areas of interest include different battery dimensions, such as thin-film batteries, micro-batteries and large area batteries. There has also been interest in more flexible batteries, both mechanically and shape-wise. Other … Continue reading New opportunities in the battery market

On-site field verifications for moisture in natural gas analysers

Michell Instruments has introduced a method to verify the accuracy of the OptiPEAK TDL600 moisture in natural gas analysers in the field by using certified cylinders of moisture in nitrogen, rather than a methane calibration gas. The TDL600 can analyse moisture content within 1 per cent of reading. According to Mitchell Instruments, while this accuracy … Continue reading On-site field verifications for moisture in natural gas analysers