Latest Measuring instrument Stories

2013-07-31 23:23:21

Portable power company expands product lineup and sports a fresh new look for the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 It’s hot outside and Power Practical isn’t helping any. The Salt Lake City-based company is literally bringing the heat to this Summer’s OR. They manufacture and sell the PowerPot, a high-tech cooking pot that converts heat into electricity. The device is good for charging smartphones, GoPro cameras, etc. and cooking...

2013-07-16 23:00:10

Inline Mass Thermal Flowmeter and Temperature Sensor provides fast, accurate measurement of clean, dry gases and air. Blythewood, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Spirax Sarco is pleased to announce the release of the MT10 Insertion and MTL10 Inline Mass Thermal Flowmeter for measurement of gases and air. The MT10/MTL10 provides accurate measurement of clean, dry gases and air using constant temperature sensing for fast response and low flow accuracy. The MT10/MTL10 measures the mass...

2013-06-30 23:02:17

New model of Smart Tweezers LCR-meter featuring blue tooth communication capability is released. This new feature facilitates incoming electronic component control and keeping logs of measurement data. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Popular LCR-meter Smart Tweezers is recognized internationally as an easy-to-use and professional quality tool for electronic measurements in surface mount technology. It has just become more powerful due to a new feature that has been implemented...

2013-06-25 23:04:40

Power Practical introduces device called the Practical Meter that solves slow charge times commonly experienced with PCs and laptops. It hits Kickstarter for a 30-day campaign Tuesday morning. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Power Practical, a Utah-based start-up, is hoping to shake things up in the USB charging world. Their new device is called the Practical Meter. It monitors charging rates and lets users know when their phone or other USB device is charging at a slow rate. To...

2013-06-14 11:24:03

Out in the wilds or anywhere off the grid, sophisticated instruments small enough to fit in a shirt pocket will one day scavenge power from sunlight, body heat, or other sources to monitor water quality or bridge safety, enabling analysis in the field rather than bringing samples and data back to the lab. Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario are using optics and photonics in their quest to "bring the lab to the sample," said lead researcher Vassili Karanassios of the...

2013-06-11 23:29:45

Alpha Technics, an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of high accuracy temperature measurement systems, introduces the t-Pod Temperature Measurement system, a modular meter that can drastically increase the accuracy of temperature readings. When coupled with a high-accuracy probe, the Alpha Technics t-Pod Temperature Measurement system can provide a measurement accuracy of ±0.015°C over the calibrated range. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Alpha...

2013-05-16 14:56:16

'Of great technical interest for future hard disk drives' Physicists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have found out how tiny islands of magnetic material align themselves when sorted on a regular lattice - by measurements at BESSY II. Contrary to expectations, the north and south poles of the magnetic islands did not arrange themselves in a zigzag pattern, but in chains. "The understanding of the driving interactions is of great technological interest for future hard...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.