Latest Measuring instrument Stories

2011-03-04 10:14:00

CHICAGO, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oxford Instruments patents will be auctioned off at ICAP Ocean Tomo's Spring 2011 Live IP Auction on March 31, 2011 in New York City. Oxford Instruments has determined that these patents are not strategic for its ongoing business.

2011-02-23 05:59:00

SEATTLE, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CorDEX Instruments, a certified manufacturer of explosion-proof equipment, has selected Rochester, NY-based equipment supplier Transcat(R) as the U.S.

2011-02-17 10:59:00

SEATTLE, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An explosion-proof distance laser meter from CorDEX Instruments, the LaserMETER 3000XP, is the first distance laser meter to achieve certification from CSA International, a leading product testing and certification organization, for use in Class I Division 1 B, C and D hazardous (explosive) areas.

2011-02-07 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keithley Instruments, Inc., a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, will broadcast a free webinar on "Hall Effect Measurement Fundamentals" on Thursday, February 17, 2011.

2010-04-01 13:44:08

How hard do you have to pull on a single atom of—let's say—gold to detach it from the end of a chain of like atoms?

2009-11-16 09:11:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "Temporal artery thermometry is an effective screening tool in identifying fever in children one to four years of age," according to a recent study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.

2009-10-21 11:12:37

Aerospace, automotive and airplane construction count on lightweight construction. But to make sure that lightening the load does not come at the cost of safety, Fraunhofer researchers are working on new quality assurance systems for material testing. At the Composites Europe trade show (October 27 – 29) Hall 4, Booth D04, in Stuttgart, they will demonstrate a new kind of non-destructive diagnostic procedure.

2009-10-20 17:07:44

Since a failed terrorist attack in 2006, plane passengers have not been able to carry bottles of liquid through security at airports, leaving some parched at the airport and others having expensive toiletries confiscated, but work by a group of physicists in Germany is paving the way to eliminate this necessary nuisance.

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