Perpetuum Ltd., Austin, TX, offers PMG RAIL vibration energy harvesters designed to convert vibration into usable power for monitoring and wireless data transmission on passenger trains and freight wagons.
AgeAlert condition monitoring sensors from Polymer Aging Concepts Inc., Dahlonega, GA, track the age or degradation of insulation in motors and generators based on actual operational and environmental conditions.
Designed to detect refractory wear or breakdown, the Critical Vessel Monitoring System from Land Instruments Intl. Ltd., Dronfield, U.K., a unit of AMETEK Inc., uses industrial cameras suitable for harsh environments placed to view all parts of the vessel, measuring surface temperature once every 16 cm^2.
Datastick Systems Inc., San Jose, CA, has added version 2.0 of Datastick Spectrum software and four VSA-3300 models to its line of handheld VSA vibration spectrum analyzers, used to detect and diagnose problems in rotating and reciprocating machinery.