Fluke TiX series takes IR Thermal Imaging Cameras higher

They feature a 5.7 inch responsive LCD touchscreen & more…

Fluke Corp t TiX560 / The TiX560 and TiX520

Fluke Corp TiX560 and TiX520

EVERETT WA, USA  — /PRNewswire/ —  With a full 180-degree articulating lens and 5.7 inch touchscreen, the new Fluke® TiX560 and TiX520 Infrared (IR) Thermal Imaging Cameras enable thermographers to easily navigate over, under, and around objects to preview and capture images with ease.

The cameras are ideal for predictive maintenance, R&D, oil and gas, and utility applications where flexibility and higher resolution are essential.

The large,  5.7 inch, responsive LCD touchscreens enables thermographers to quickly identify issues while still in the field as well as easily edit images directly on the camera, eliminating time in the office; time better spent solving the problem. Continue reading

Vaisala’s NEW Triple Sensor for Online Transformer Condition Monitoring

Reliable Moisture, Hydrogen and Temperature Transmitter

MHT410 Moisture, Hydrogen and Temperature Transmitter for Online Transformer Condition Monitoring

MHT410 Moisture, Hydrogen and Temperature Transmitter for Online Transformer Condition Monitoring

Helsinki, Finland — Vaisala’s new Moisture, Hydrogen and Temperature Transmitter MHT410 continuously monitors changes in high-voltage transformer insulating oil.

Vaisala’s unique probe solution allows the device to provide accurate real-time measurements and trend data which facilitates reliable decision-making.

The MHT410 swiftly recognizes transformer fault conditions allowing Vaisala’s customers to resolve potential problems before any further damage is done.

Having real-time data also allows for predictive maintenance planning which helps our customers minimize expensive service shutdowns and outages.
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Thermal Imaging for Science and R&D Handbook

A pdf download for desk/laptop or iBook on iPad

FLIR Thermal Imaging for Science and R&D

FLIR Thermal Imaging for Science and R&D

Meer, Belgium — FLIR Systems have published a new handbook, available as an interactive pdf or iBook for iPad, that allows you to discover thermal imaging applications advances that researchers are making around the world.

Researchers and engineers are using FLIR research grade thermal imaging cameras every day to solve challenges that are difficult by other means, or to improve on, or replace time consuming techniques like IR thermocouples.

Thermal imaging cameras provide non-contact temperature measurement, image through some materials or make the invisible visible using spectral filtering, capture high speed thermal events, synchronize cameras to other instruments and perform thermal microscopy measurements.
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The Temperature-Controlled Gas Displacement Pycnometer

The AccuPyc II 1340 TEC

 AcIntergrated Thermo-Electric Temperature Control Solution

AccuPyc II TEC
Intergrated Thermo-Electric Temperature Control Solution

Norcross GA, USA  —  The AccuPyc II Series are fast, fully automatic gas displacement pycnometers that provide high-speed, high-precision volume measurements and true density calculations on a wide variety of powers, solids, and slurries.

Micromeritics has added a versatile temperature-control solution to this series with the introduction of the AccuPyc II TEC.

Gas pycnometry is recognized as one of the most reliable techniques for obtaining true, absolute, skeletal, and apparent volume and density.

However, materials subjected to changing temperature may have a direct effect on their volume, thereby affecting accurate density determination. Continue reading

SPIE DSS 2015’s Expo

21-23 April 2015 | Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The East Coast’s largest optics & photonics exhibition

SPIE DSS EXPO | 21-23 April 2015 | Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USASPIE DSS Expo is the key exhibition to focus on precision optics, lasers, sensors, optical materials, thermal imaging, optoelectronics, instrumentation, data analysis, and more.

The SPIE DSS Expo serves attendees of both SPIE DSS symposia as well as visitors from around the world looking to meet the supplier chain and for new products that improve capabilities. Continue reading

The Next Generation of Dual Input Smart HART Temps Transmitters

Moore Industries Launches THZ3/TDZ3

THZ3 TDZ3 Family Home Moore Industries

THZ3 TDZ3 Family Home Moore Industries

NORTH HILLS CA, USA — Moore Industries has released the THZ3 and TDZ3, the company’s next generation of Smart HART temperature transmitters.

These products feature Moore Industries’ industry leading durability and reliability combined with several new features that increase usability and functionality including a new dual sensor input.

The THZ3 and TDZ3 2-wire (loop powered) transmitters provide an isolated and linear 4-20 mA output proportional to input.

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FREE Weather Clock App

NEW multilingual iOS App & widget


Weather Clock’s icon- Free iOS weather app and widget

“Provides all the weather info you need in one place”

Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation – Elecont LLC has announced the launch of their new Weather Clock, a free iOS application and widget for iPhone and iPad.

Using unique clock visualization, this app will show you a weather forecast unlike anything you’ve ever seen before, in a completely intuitive way!

Weather Clock provides all the weather info you need in one place, easily customized to track conditions for the places you care about. Continue reading

SWap-C LEO new generation VGA format IR detector

Sofradir has cut the size & weight of SWap-C LEO


Palaiseau, France & Fairfield NJ, USA — Sofradir has demonstrated SWap-C LEO at AeroIndia. SWaP-C LEO is a new generation VGA (640×480) detector optimized for size, weight, performance and cost (SWaP).

It meets the challenges of 21st century military platforms that demand the integration of smaller, lighter low power consumption devices offering better value for money.

Measuring 100x70x50 mm and weighing 300 g, it is 15% smaller and 20% lighter than earlier models in the mid-wave IR category.

SWap-C LEO is entering commercial production. Orders are in the pipeline with planned delivery in Q2 2015.
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Canada’s Wind Chill Index

Provided in KM/HR & Degrees C!

Canadian Wind Chill Index
Wind speed (km/h) Estimating wind speed – what to look for Temperature (°C)
0 - 5 -10 -15 -20 -25 -30 -35 -40 -45 -50
10 Wind felt on face – wind vane begins
to move
-3 - 9 -15 -21 -27 -33 -39 -45 -51 -57 -63
20 Small flags extended -5 -12 -18 -24 -30 -37 -43 -49 -56 -62 -68
30 Wind raises loose paper, large flags
flap and small tree branches move
-6 -13 -20 -26 -33 -39 -45 -52 -59 -65 -72
40 Small trees begin to sway and large
flags extend and flap strongly
-7 -14 -21 -27 -34 -41 -48 -54 -61 -68 -74
50 Large branches of trees move,
telephone wires whistle and it is
hard to use an umbrella
-8 -15 -22 -29 -35 -42 -49 -56 -63 -69 -76
60 Trees bend and walking against the
wind is hard
-9 -16 -23 -30 -36 -43 -50 -57 -64 -71 -78

Source: “Canada’s Wind Chill Index” – published by Environment Canada –
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