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New Position Sensors Assist Bridge Inspection Engineers    April 18, 2014

Article By: Edward E. Herceg

An ongoing challenge in the USA is that our transportation infrastructure is aging. Typically major bridges were built more than 50 years ago, and increasing traffic has resulted in load limits being placed on many of them. More>>

Advances in EPS Implementation through Multi-Direction Magnetic Sensing    March 28, 2014

Article By: Peter Riendeau

As the scope of tasks Hall Effect (magnetic) sensors can perform continues to expand, these sensors are becoming viable for use in everything from headlight positioning to air conditioning, and from electronic stability control to anti-lock braking systems.More>>

Significant Growth Potential for Image Sensors in Automotive Market    March 21, 2014

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Image sensors are experiencing significant growth potential in the automotive, sector, specifically in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).More>>

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Delco Remy High-Output Alternators Deliver Substantial Fuel Savings     March 4, 2015

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Consolidations Promise End-User Benefit    February 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

A few years back, Measurement Specialties, a pioneer in pressure sensing, gained recognition for an aggressive schedule of acquisitions. More recently, the company established MSI Sensors ( as a separate division and echoed history as MSI made four significant acquisitions in...More>>

Silicon Carbide Microsensors for Demanding Applications    February 1, 2005

Article By: Jeffrey M. Melzak, Chien-Hung Wu

As MEMS sensors move into more extreme environments, the search for an alternative to silicon is on. Recent advances in processing make silicon carbide (SiC) a viable and attractive choice for harsh environment microsystems.More>>

From a Roar to a Purr    January 1, 2006

Article By: Melanie Martella

One of the characteristics of luxury cars is how quiet it is within the passenger compartment. A smooth and quiet ride is an important part of the overall experience of the car."More>>

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Kraton to Showcase Innovative Styrenic Block Copolymer Compounds For use in Fused Deposition Modeling at EuroMold 2013     December 2, 2013

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.,will exhibit its advancements in styrenic block copolymers (SBC) compounds for use in fused deposition modeling (FDM) applications at EuroMold 2013, Frankfurt Germany, December 3-6, 2013.More>>

An Electronic Gap Measurement System for Aircraft Applications    April 1, 2011

Article By: Bryan Manning, Robert L. Foster

The Gapman Gen3 is a next-generation, high-precision, noncontact, portable, thin-gap electronic feeler gauge that offers enhanced measurement capabilities for an expanded range of gap measurement applications.More>>

Capacitive Sensor Operation Part 2: System Optimization    June 1, 2009

Article By: Mark Kretschmar

Part 2 of this two-part article focuses on how to optimize the performance of your capacitive sensor, and to understand how target material, shape, and size will affect the sensor's response.More>>



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