Mark Ingham

UK sensor maker comes home from Hanover with increased export opportunities

A successful week at the Hanover Fair has advanced plans to increase exports to China for UK specialist torque sensor manufacturer. Sensor Technology Ltd of Banbury has always sold overseas and over the last few years has had a definite strategy of building up its export business... Read More

Smart heli-hook helps raise angel to realm of glory

An intelligent cargo hook has aided the heli-lifting of a golden statue of an angel onto the top of the spire at a church in rural Surrey. The church was built in the 1950s and the statue was added as part of a recent major refurbishment and... Read More

Range of RWT torque sensors

Talking the torque at Hannover

Sensor Technology Ltd, the UK manufacturer of wireless torque and load sensors and strain gauge amplifiers is expecting this year’s Hannover Messe, (24-28 April 2017) to generate several potential new clients and also some new distributors. The company will be showing its full range of products and... Read More

Reliable torque sensing at low speed or low capacity

In the selection of a rotary torque sensor for a given application, the datasheets for particular products are often a good place to start, detailing the maximum torque capacity and maximum speed for the technologies under consideration. Those figures on the datasheet won’t necessarily guide you towards... Read More

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... 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... 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... 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... Read More

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