PROFINET interfaced 3D laser measurement: Riftek’s latest custom scanning system tracks geometric parameters for tyre steel-band components

Riftek, the measurement specialist represented in the UK by Ixthus Instrumentation, continues to develop bespoke measurement solutions for high-throughput manufacturing processes centred around its well proven range of 2D laser triangulation sensors. The latest custom-engineered project is a fully automated Industrial Ethernet based system that measures internal geometric parameters of the cylindrical steel bands that Read more about PROFINET interfaced 3D laser measurement: Riftek’s latest custom scanning system tracks geometric parameters for tyre steel-band components[…]

Industry 4.0 sensor instrumentation: Burster’s new generation 9251 Ethernet fieldbus controller combines with the versatile 9250 instrumentation amplifier for fast, user-friendly and smart data acquisition

Bursters new generation 9251 series fieldbus controller, available in the UK from Ixthus Instrumentation, supports PROFINET, EtherCAT and ETherNet/IP – and in combination with the well proven 9250 series universal instrumentation amplifiers make light work of sensor data acquisition for the Industry 4.0 age. Featuring automatic channel detection/addressing for up to eight 9250 instrumentation amplifiers Read more about Industry 4.0 sensor instrumentation: Burster’s new generation 9251 Ethernet fieldbus controller combines with the versatile 9250 instrumentation amplifier for fast, user-friendly and smart data acquisition[…]

Ixthus Instrumentation Ltd gain TRACEcertification approval

Ixthus Instrumentation has recently completed the comprehensive due diligence process for TRACEcertification and gained full approval from the world leading anti-bribery standard setting organization. Initiated through its distribution partnership with Kaman Precision Products Inc., a world leader in highperformance and high-precision non-contact position measurement systems, TRACEcertification demonstrates Ixthus’ commitment to commercial transparency through its dealings Read more about Ixthus Instrumentation Ltd gain TRACEcertification approval[…]

Simplifying load pin application sizing and more: Strainsert Inc. announce new load pin selection, sizing, traceability and fast delivery resources

Strainsert Inc., the leading USA load and force sensor designer and manufacturer, has recently announced new selection and configuration resources for load pin/clevis pin applications along with a new quick ship programme for its CPA series load pin product line. Also announced is an on-demand force sensor calibration certificate service. With local UK & Ireland Read more about Simplifying load pin application sizing and more: Strainsert Inc. announce new load pin selection, sizing, traceability and fast delivery resources[…]

Fast and precise beam-steering mirror position feedback: Kaman’s new KD5100+ offers a high reliability specification for fast beam-steering mirror control systems

Kaman Precision Products Inc, the USA based designer and manufacturer of precision, inductive eddy current position measurement systems for the military/aerospace industries and many other challenging application areas has recently launched a high-reliability version of its fast beam-steering mirror measurement system. Available with full support from Kaman’s UK distribution partner – Ixthus Instrumentation – the Read more about Fast and precise beam-steering mirror position feedback: Kaman’s new KD5100+ offers a high reliability specification for fast beam-steering mirror control systems[…]

Force sensor and load cell applications in aerospace: Strainsert’s internal gauging process provides proven approach for load cell integrated components

Strainsert’s load cells, load pins, and other force sensing components and systems find use in a wide variety of measurement tasks across a wide range of industries. All applications require uncompromising levels of quality and reliability but none more so than the aerospace sector. Strainsert has a comprehensive standard product offering but characteristically for the Read more about Force sensor and load cell applications in aerospace: Strainsert’s internal gauging process provides proven approach for load cell integrated components[…]

Ixthus Instrumentation offer complete support and calibration services for RIFTEK railway transport measurement instruments

Complementing its comprehensive range of optoelectronic measurement equipment and systems used across industry and research, RIFTEK LLC design and manufacture dedicated gauging instruments for the maintenance and in-situ inspection of safety-critical dimensional characteristics for all types of railway transport. Covering precision measurement of wheel profile and diameter, rail track and brake profile, backtoback wheel distance Read more about Ixthus Instrumentation offer complete support and calibration services for RIFTEK railway transport measurement instruments[…]

Preventative Maintenance – Sensors and systems to monitor your plant and equipment

As a distribution partner for Metrix, the USA condition monitoring specialists, Northants based Ixthus Instrumentation provides preventative maintenance equipment for vital asset protection on large plant and rotating machinery such as compressors, pumps, turbines, cooling towers, gear boxes and more. Catastrophic failure of these types of machines often cause serious consequences for plant operation, including Read more about Preventative Maintenance – Sensors and systems to monitor your plant and equipment[…]