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Mueller Debuts New Remote Pressure Monitoring System for Water Distribution Networks

Mueller Debuts New Remote Pressure Monitoring System for Water Distribution Networks

Mueller Co., North America's largest and only full-line supplier of potable water distribution products, has introduced a new remote pressure monitoring system for water distribution networks as part of its Intelligent Water Technology™ (IWT) portfolio of products and services that actively diagnose, monitor and control the delivery of safe, clean drinking water to consumers and businesses. [More]
MKS Instruments Solidifies Position in Vacuum Gauge Market with Granville-Phillips Acquisition

MKS Instruments Solidifies Position in Vacuum Gauge Market with Granville-Phillips Acquisition

MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced it has completed its acquisition of the assets of Granville-Phillips, formerly a division of Brooks Automation, Inc., for $87 million in cash. [More]
AST Introduces Submersible Pressure Sensor for Measuring Level of Harsh Liquids

AST Introduces Submersible Pressure Sensor for Measuring Level of Harsh Liquids

The Model AST 4530 Liquid Level Transmitter from American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) is a designed to measure the level of harsh liquids such as slurries, salt water and oil in vented tanks or containers. [More]
Tekscan Announce Release of the FlexiForce® Enhanced Stability Series 301

Tekscan Announce Release of the FlexiForce® Enhanced Stability Series 301

Tekscan has announced the release of their latest sensor offering – the FlexiForce® Enhanced Stability Series 301 (ESS301). The ESS301 sensor is made from Tekscan's new Enhanced Stability Series (ESS) pressure sensitive ink that allows for the same high quality performance as other standard FlexiForce sensors but with the added benefit of measuring force in a wider range of temperature and humidity. [More]
Measurement Specialties Introduces Cost-Effective, Accurate Industrial Pressure Transducer for OEM Applications

Measurement Specialties Introduces Cost-Effective, Accurate Industrial Pressure Transducer for OEM Applications

Measurement Specialties, an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, now offers the U5200, a cost-effective industrial pressure transducer for OEM applications requiring high accuracy. The new unit incorporates a stainless steel housing with a large selection of threaded fittings, electrical connectors and cable options to give designers a reliable transducer tailored to their specific application environment. [More]
Integrated Test Cell for MEMS-Based Sensors Testing Installed at Advantest

Integrated Test Cell for MEMS-Based Sensors Testing Installed at Advantest

Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation has installed a fully integrated test cell for final testing of MEMS-based sensors used in tire-pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) for China's fast-growing automotive market. [More]
Continental Creates Tire Pressure Sensors That Can Detect Insufficient Tread Depth

Continental Creates Tire Pressure Sensors That Can Detect Insufficient Tread Depth

The close collaboration between electronics and tire developers at Continental, the international automotive supplier, continues to be strong. [More]
Design Win for FPC’s New Mobile Touch Sensor with Global Tier 1 OEM

Design Win for FPC’s New Mobile Touch Sensor with Global Tier 1 OEM

In December 2013, Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced the first design win (DW) for its new mobile touch sensor FPC1020 with a Global Tier 1 OEM for a flagship model with a targeted launch date in the summer of 2014. On April 14, FPC announced an initial pre-ramp purchase order worth SEK 4 M for the FPC 1020, for delivery in May 2014. [More]
Researchers Design New Type of Pressure Sensor Film

Researchers Design New Type of Pressure Sensor Film

Imagine an automobile crash test that uses test dummies painted all over with a substance that can change color according to the levels of stress that various parts of the dummies' bodies will endure. Such a "color map" could provide vital information to engineers designing safer automobiles. [More]
New UHV / Cryogenic Pressure and Position Sensor Capabilities Catalog from Macro Sensors and AST

New UHV / Cryogenic Pressure and Position Sensor Capabilities Catalog from Macro Sensors and AST

Macro Sensors introduces a new joint catalog with sister company American Sensor Technologies (AST) on the companies’ UHV / Cryogenic Pressure and Position Sensor Capabilities. The companies manufacture LVDT linear position and MEMs-based pressure sensors that withstand cryogenic gas temperatures as well as high temperature processing environments with high accuracy and stability. [More]