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Alicat Whisper Mass Flow Meters Lend Precision to Fiber Optic Process

by Ryan Barner Fiber optic cables are highly desired for their speed of transmission and are growing as an industry. However, the industrial furnaces used for glass manufacturing require stable and repeatable control of gas for melt and annealing processes. Preforms are the layered cylinders of glass, made on lathes using chemical deposition vapor flows,…

ThermX

Industries ServedOur diverse temperature sensor product capabilities support a broad range of industries and applications. Several of our products can be applied into a variety of products or processes. Others are uniquely designed for a specific application.  We can engineer a suitable temperature sensor into the most complex thermal heating and measurement requirement. Our technical…

Acceleration-Compensated Inclinometers Now With New Interface Option

ACCELERATION-COMPENSATED INCLINOMETERS NOW WITH NEW INTERFACE OPTION POSITAL FRABA has added a new communications interfaces for its innovative Dynamic TILTIX series – making it even easier to use these rugged instruments in mobile machinery and heavy commercial vehicles. Now available with either CANopen or SAE J1939 interfaces , these acceleration-compensated tilt sensors are able to deliver accurate measurement under the harshest operating conditions, including…

Alicat Python and Python-driven command prompt

 by Bill Nick Setup Alicat Python and Python-driven command prompt (Windows Powershell) drivers have been developed principally by Pat Fuller at NuMat Technologies and are available for download from github.com: https://github.com/numat/alicat In order to run the command prompt/Powershell driver, Python will first have to be installed on the computer. The latest stable Python 3 release is…