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LoadSense Wireless Load Sensor

Shipping operators receive simple answer to meeting SOLAS requirements

The three months grace period on the amended Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Regulations has now expired, and exporters are now required to verify the weight of packed shipping containers. Sensor Technology is able to provide a simple, retrofittable solution for SOLAS compliance, and the company has already worked... Read More

LoadSense Wireless Load Sensor

Real-time control drives efficiency into dry bulk handling operations

Dry bulk cargos have to be loaded and unloaded quickly, efficiently, cost effectively and safely if shipping operations are to be profitable. The processes have long been mechanised, but by harnessing the power of computers to monitor the handling equipment, operational performance can be improved, scheduling for maintenance can be... Read More

LoadSense Wireless Load Sensor

Lifting is going wireless

New wireless control technologies are being adopted by manufacturers and users of cranes and other lifting equipment. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd explains the advantages and looks at how the field is developing. Most of us find it odd to look back five or ten years to when our... Read More

Automatic monitoring of mobile harbour equipment ensures reliability and safety

The increasing globalisation of the world economy is pressurising ports, docks and harbours into handling ever-increasing volumes of cargo, so mobile harbour equipment has to work efficiently and reliably at all times. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd explains how monitoring the work rate of cranes, loaders and unloaders means... Read More

Optical torque sensor

Sensor Technology pushes the envelope with key product developments

New and developing technologies will be the theme on the stand of one the regular exhibitors at this year’s Sensors & Instrumentation, the exhibition for test, measurement and control engineers, 28-29 September 2016, NEC Birmingham. Sensor Technology Ltd will be showing extensions to its LoadSense range, an updated version of... Read More

RWT series torque sensor

Driving innovations in wireless torque measuring technologies

Sensor Technology Ltd, developer of the innovative TorqSense range of wireless torque transducers, has continued to develop its product range, offering users new options for measuring power in drive shafts and other rotating machine elements. A technological breakthrough has occurred in the world of sensors that will almost certainly grab... Read More

LoadSense Wireless Load Sensor

Innovative wireless weighing technology could help shipping operators meet amended Solas requirements

Shipping cargo handling operators worried by the implications of changes to legislation in container weighing will be heartened by news of an innovative, affordable and easy-to-retrofit weighing solution that meets all of the requirements of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) amended Safety of Life at Sea (Solas) regulations. Not only... Read More

TorqSense RWT400 series torque transducer

Sensors will define the future of production and technology

This past year it has been difficult to open an engineering magazine and not read about the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0 or Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2MC). But all the hype and predictions will come to naught if sensor manufacturers don’t rise to the challenges before them, says Tony Ingham... Read More

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