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2014-08-25 08:30:32

Free downloadable application note provides step-by-step information on automating calibrations with the Fluke Calibration 1586A Super-DAQ EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke Calibration has published a new application note and supporting video to demonstrate how to automate temperature sensor calibration. "Automating temperature sensor calibration with the 1586A Super-DAQ" is a free, downloadable step-by-step guide for technicians describing how the 1586A Super-DAQ...

2014-08-21 20:23:10

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZEISS Industrial Metrology has announced it will feature several new products at IMTS 2014 (International Manufacturing Technology Show) that enhance customer productivity, increase accuracy and reduce energy consumption. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138766 The new ZEISS CONTURA coordinate measuring machines with navigator technology for active sensors allow faster scanning of circular features while also increasing...

2014-08-12 08:33:17

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Calibration Services - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Calibration Services in US$ Thousands by the following Parameters of Calibration: Mechanical Calibration Services, Electrical Calibration Services, Physical/Dimensional Calibration Services, and Thermodynamic Calibration...

2014-08-07 23:09:53

BloomBoard, Inc. is partnering with Empirical Education Inc. to provide calibration and training services for school administrators across the state of North Carolina. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 BloomBoard, Inc. is partnering with Empirical Education Inc. to provide calibration and training services for school administrators across the state of North Carolina. Currently, North Carolina is piloting the process with administrators. Onboarding is scheduled for this year; once...

2014-08-07 08:29:31

Powertrain and body-in-white applications fuel demand for inline metrology solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid automation of automotive manufacturing plants is one of the key factors driving the demand for inline metrology solutions in the automotive industry. Several powertrain and body-in-white manufacturers will replace traditional, manual measurement solutions - such as coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) - with inline metrology solutions. Moving forward,...

2014-08-06 04:23:05

Reduces the number of instruments and interconnections required for systems EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke Calibration introduces the 96270A and 96040A Low Phase Noise RF Reference Sources, which simplify RF and microwave calibration systems by replacing many of the instruments and accessories in existing systems. The new reference sources are easy-to-use instruments for calibrating spectrum analyzers, RF power sensors, and more, and because they do the job...

2014-08-05 08:41:16

Management to Present on August 14th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. ET REHOVOT, Israel, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Measuring Instruments (Nasdaq: NVMI), a leading innovator and a key provider of optical metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing, announced today that Mr. Dror David, chief financial officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference on August 14th, 2014. Mr. David will present at the...

2014-08-05 08:21:12

-- AMPTEK, Inc. Broadens AMETEK's Materials Analysis Capabilities -- BERWYN, Pa., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has completed two acquisitions: -- AMPTEK, Inc., a privately held provider of x-ray detectors used to identify the composition of materials using x-ray fluorescence (XRF) within the metal, environmental monitoring, petrochemical, semiconductor and research markets -- Luphos GmbH, a highly strategic...

2014-07-25 23:01:32

Visional Technology to sell OptiGauge® thickness measurement systems in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Lumetrics announced today that Visional Technology, an engineering services company headquartered in San Juan Puerto Rico will begin selling and supporting Lumetrics’ OptiGauge® thickness measurement system and other measurement solutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. These products are especially needed by the medical device and...

2014-07-25 09:32:32

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) To support the fair sale of gaseous hydrogen as a vehicle fuel, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a prototype field test standard to test the accuracy of hydrogen fuel dispensers. Once the standard is field tested, it will serve as a model for constructing similar devices for state weights and measures inspectors to use. Three automakers plan to begin selling hydrogen-fueled...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'