Military Electro Optical Infra-Red (EO/IR) Systems

Market Forecast 2014-2024

Screen Shot Report-CoverLONDON, UK — /PRNewswire/ –Top Companies Enhancing ISR for Ground, Naval, Airborne & UAV Platforms

Electro-optical (EO) imagery, infrared imaging, night vision systems and laser range finding systems provide militaries with unique battlefield capabilities.

In particular, EO/IR systems are integral to the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) capabilities of modern military forces.

Increasingly, EO/IR capabilities are seen as a critical force multiplier, enabling a flexible deployment of targeted military force based on accurate and timely surveillance and reconnaissance. Continue reading

NATAS 2014 Program

14-17 September NATAS Meeting

NATAS_logo1Online — A great technical program has been announced for the upcoming 2014 NATAS Meeting with over 150 oral presentations and an exciting vendor exhibit and poster session.

The technical program is now available for the 2014 NATAS meeting, September 14-17 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Continue reading

Successful IR Temp Measurement in Plastics Thermoforming

With the Calex PyroMini


PyroMini with optional touch screen interface

Leighton Buzzard,UK — The process of thermoforming a plastic sheet depends critically upon temperature.

Calex pyrometers have been used by leading manufacturers to control heating and cooling in thermoforming for more than 10 years, resulting in increased product quality, consistency and production rates, and a reduction in heating costs.


Forming temperatures typically range from 120 °C to 370 °C. Precise temperature control is required, and the high-performance PyroMini infrared temperature sensor is ideal. Continue reading

Honeywell Sensing and Control: New Value Added Sensor Assembly Solutions

Integrated Pressure & Thermal Sensor Solutions Options Simplify Design Decisions

Screen Shot Honeywell S&C LogoMINNEAPOLIS MN, USA — Honeywell has announced it has launched new customizable pressure and thermal sensor solutions including modules with multiple sensors and technologies integrated inside.

Heaters, magnetic, Magneto-resistive, infrared, optical, pressure, thermal, and humidity options are all available for customization.

Additional value add options include custom interfaces, I/O, size and shape, environmental
packaging, and total thermal management solutions to make it much easier, faster, and more
affordable for design engineers to find a Honeywell sensor solution that meets their design parameters. Continue reading

High Performance Multi-Position Reaction Block

Excellent heating performance to over 300 °C

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Isleham, UK  –  The DrySyn MULTI from Asynt converts any standard hotplate stirrer into a high performance reaction block accommodating 3 round-bottomed flasks* or up to 12 reactions in tubes or vials.

The DrySyn MULTI’s combination of flexibility, productive performance and safety at a truly affordable price is particularly popular in R&D departments for parallel synthesis as well as in teaching and open-access laboratories, where a single compact reaction station can provide heating facilities for several users.

Incorporating an ingenious three-way clamp makes it quick and easy to secure flasks in place using the DrySyn MULTI. Continue reading

Temperature Logger TagTemp-USB

Temperature Logger TagTemp-USB

Temperature Logger TagTemp-USB

TagTemp-USB is a small portable electronic temperature logger.

Its internal sensor measures local environment temperature and logs values into memory.

Logged data, or acquisitions, can be later viewed and analyzed on a PC where they can be viewed in tabular or graph forms utilizing LogChart II software.

LogChart II software is used to set up operating mode and viewing acquisitions.

Other parameters such as end of measurements, logging interval, etc., are easily defined through the LogChart II software. Continue reading

Cole-Parmer Expands Line of Temp Measurement Devices

New temperature probes provide highest level of accuracy

Cole-Parmer_probesVernon Hills IL, USA — To meet industry needs, Cole-Parmer has expanded its Digi-Sense™ line of temperature measurement devices & instruments.

In addition to thermocouple meters, thermistor meters, RTD meters, infrared thermometers and miscellaneous probes, customers can choose high-accuracy temperature probes.

The PRTs and SPRTs offer the best accuracy for critical measurements that demand accurate readings. Digital indicators, pocket thermometers, and temperature controllers are also available. Continue reading