NWS upgrades NEXRAD weather radar network

Vaisala wins $9 Million contract with U.S. NWS

Vaisala uprades your weather radars with signal processors, radar control processors, receivers, and magnetron transmitters.Helsinki, Finland  —  Vaisala has signed a USD 5.8 million contract with the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) to deliver Vaisala Sigmet Digital Receiver and Signal Processors, RVP901.

Deliveries will be completed over the coming 12 months. This order is part of the frame contract which includes the delivery of Vaisala Sigmet Digital Receivers and Signal Processors as well as the corresponding dual polarization software licenses.

The total value of the frame contract is USD 9.0 million. Continue reading

OMEGA Introduces Autoclave Validation Systems

NEW -CP-AVS140 Series Complies w/FDA 21 CFR Part 11

OM-CP-AVS140_SERIES_lStamford CT, USA — OMEGA’s new OM-CP-AVS140 series are complete systems used to perform autoclave validations.

This CE compliant product enables compliance with FDA 21 CFR Part 11.

The OM-CP-AVS140-1 system for autoclave temperature monitoring consists of a NIST traceable OM-CP-HITEMP-140-1 temperature data logger, an OM-CP-IFC400 USB docking station and FDA 21 CFR part 11 secure software.

For larger size autoclaves or mapping projects…
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Dual-Channel Thermistor Probe WiFi Temps Logger

For High-Accuracy Measurement

emperature_dataloggerCHESTERLAND OH, USA — Lascar has just introduced the EL-WiFi-DTP+ Thermistor Probe Data Logger for high-accuracy temperature measurement.

Featuring Wireless connectivity to PC via WiFi and an integrated display, these temperature dataloggers send data online to the FilesThruTheAir Cloud Storage Service.

Lascar’s new EL-WiFi-DTP+ data logger measures the temperature of the environment in which the two external probes are placed, recording temperature at a measurement range from -40 to +125 °C (-40 to +257 °F).

This high-accuracy sensor is typically accurate to ±0.2 °C (for the rnge: -15 °C to +80 °C). A calibration certificate is also available.

The unit is freestanding, but can be attached to a wall or surface using the bracket provided.

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Continuous Gas Leak Detection at Vital Installations

NEW FLIR IR Camera Detects 20 Different Gases


FLIR G300a
Optical Gas Imaging Camera For Continuous Gas Leak Detection

Meer, Belgium  —  The NEW FLIR G300a Optical Gas Imaging Camera lets you can monitor vital gas pipelines or installations 24/7. Installing FLIR G300a Optical Gas Imaging Cameras will immediately enable you to see if a dangerous and costly gas leak appears.

You do not have to rely anymore on periodic inspections. Monitoring is done from a safe distance without the need to send technicians into potentially dangerous areas.

Based upon a cooled Indium Antimonide (InSb) detector, the FLIR G300a Optical Gas Imaging Cameras provides the sensitivity to detect even small leaks of detects of gases including: Continue reading

Pembroke’s Sale on SWIR-InGaAs Cameras

Offer ends 15 April 2015 or when inventory is gone

Pembroke-swirSan Franscisco CA, USA — Take advantage of disruptive pricing for 640 X 512 and 320 X 256 SWIR-InGaAs Cameras

All camera kits come complete GUI and Magic View SDK. Plugins for Labview are now available.

They also supply a complete line of SWIR lenses and bandpass filters.

Email Pembroke Instruments for a free review of your SWIR project and quote.

320X256 with USB: $9,995 and 640X512 with USB: $17,995 Continue reading

Week Weather App for iOS

c|net says: “You’ve not seen a weather forecast like this”

Munich, Germany – Week Weather, the new iPhone app by developer Wolfgang Augustin, provides the quickest and best overview of the weather for the next 7 days.

At one glance users see on which days and times of the day it will be sunny, raining or really cloudy. Continue reading

Free year-ahead weather forecast app for iPhone, iPad

Weather 365 days

pr-weather-forecast-365-days-long-range-weather-year-ahead-wedding-trip-vacation-beach-travel-planner-iphone-ipadSaint-Petersburg, Russian Federation – Elecont LLC has announces the launch of their new Weather 365, a free iOS application for iPhone and iPad.

Based on an original idea,Weather 365 presents its information in an amazingly intuitive format, with a simple, user-friendly interface and single-touch access to weather trends, ranging from a single day to a year.

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Measuring brake disc temps w/IR Thermometry

By presse@micro-epsilon.de (Valentina Nikiforova)

NLDE1203-App-IR-highOnline — High-Octane Motorsport e.V., the motorsport association of Erlangen-Nürnberg University, uses Micro-Epsilon sensors for its racing car.

To improve the braking system, the company uses an infrared temperature sensor that measures the brake disc temperature using non-contact methods.

Brake disc temperatures are recorded during test drives in order to gather information about how the design of the brake disc can be optimized Continue reading

SDA Webinar | Manipulating Geometry & Meshing in FEMAP

SDA’s live Webinar Thursday, March 26th at 2 PM EST (USA)

WebinarOnline  —  In this Webinar, Alex Carra will take the model from his previous Webinar: “Manipulating Geometry and Meshing in FEMAP” and set up and run two sets of analyses in NX Nastran.

In the first part of the webinar, we will review meshing the simplified bracket geometry.

Then, he will go over adding additional elements to the model and setting up loads and constraints. Continue reading