Yearly Archives: 2023

How to Monitor Temperature in Potentially Explosive Locations

In this report, all three of the cases cited required a safe method to digitally monitor temperature in potentially explosive operational environments. Selecting a certified intrinsically safe (IS) thermometer is therefore critical to safe and efficient operations and to prevent a disastrous fire or explosion. Further, regulatory agencies almost certainly require that all equipment and…
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Advanced Energy Launches Advanced Solutions for RF Power Sensor Calibration

Power transfer standard and turnkey power sensor calibration system deliver trusted performance, accuracy and speed DENVER, Colo., August 1, 2023 — Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS) – a global leader in highly engineered, precision power conversion, measurement and control solutions – today announced two new high-performance, high-accuracy technologies for RF power sensor calibration. The…
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Resistance Testing Welding Cables to Assure Quality and Productivity

The cables that power production sites in automated welding processes must withstand the harsh conditions present in a welding environment. These include high temperatures, abrasion, and exposure to chemicals. Resistance testing provides welding quality technicians with the means to verify the reliability and durability of the welding cables. In turn, maintaining the integrity of the…
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Resistance Testing Welds

During a production process that includes welding operations, the finished welds must remain consistent. Weld quality proves critical in end-product implementations such as in the automotive, aerospace, or medical device industries. Operational performance of the finished product is critical in these and similar applications. Fortunately, the quality of parts produced during production can reliably be…
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Advanced Energy Launches Intuitive, High-Accuracy Handheld Temperature Calibrators

DENVER, Colo., April 6, 2023 — Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS) – a global leader in highly engineered, precision power conversion, measurement and control solutions – has added two new high-accuracy handheld temperature calibrators to its TEGAM® family of measurement and calibration tools. These intuitive calibrators are suited for manufacturing and processing environments including operations in…
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Three Applications of the 1750 Micro-Ohmmeter

High Resolution, High Accuracy Resistance Measurements Help 3 Volume Parts Makers Meet Tight Quality Standards High volume parts and component manufacturers serving the automotive and electronics industries must meet rigorous quality standards. A product failure for either industry could prove to be disastrous for both the component or parts vendor and their customers. In these…
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PS-CAL Software Calculations Explained

Automated Calibration of RF Power Sensors: PS-Cal Calibration Factor, Mismatch, and Uncertainty Calculations Explained The PS-CAL software solution automates calibration of RF Power Sensors to a high degree of accuracy. It executes the following three complex mathematical calculations: The Calibration Factor, The Mismatch Factor, and Uncertainty. This post discloses the calculations within the software so…
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Aircraft Weld & Bond Inspection

Preventing Aircraft Communications and Navigation Disruptions: Testing the Ground Path to Minimize Lightning or Static Discharge Impacts Lightning poses the most challenging and dangerous threat during an aircraft’s flight. It has been estimated that every aircraft in the U.S. commercial fleet is struck by lightning on average a little over 1 time per 3,000 hours.…
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