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New Compact Turbimeter for Reliable Turbidity Measurement

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altPalintest Ltd (UK), specialists in water analysis technology, is delighted to announce the launch of the new Compact Turbimeter featuring QuadoptiX advanced testing technology.

Designed for the field professional to test turbidity in drinking water, wastewater and surface water, the Compact Turbimeter is built around the new QuadoptiX optical bench. This new technology effectively uses two independent turbidity measurement systems for dual validation, resulting in improved reliability and accuracy – especially for samples with mobile or settling matter.

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New Tadpole GPRS Data Logger Launched

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altWith the costs of mobile communications falling and the costs of site visits rising, now is the time to switch from data loggers to wireless telemetry for routine data collection.

Isodaq Technology (UK) has launched Tadpole, which sets new standards for ease of deployment in tight spaces and harsh environments. Tadpole is a fully-fledged GPRS RTU outstation water-proofed to IP68 standards with the main board sealed for life, but with SIM cards and batteries field exchangeable, making Tadpole ideal for rapid deployment on short-term surveys.

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Next-Generation Micro PMT Devices for Point-of-Care Testing and Other Applications

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altHamamatsu Photonics K.K. (UK) has announced that from the 1st November 2012, it will begin shipping samples of its new μPMT (Micro PMT) assembly to manufacturers of analytical and measurement instruments.

The μPMT is a next-generation, ultra-compact photomultiplier tube that is fabricated through the use of in-house semiconductor processes for MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) devices. It can be mass produced, is only 1/7th of the volume and 1/9th of the weight of the smallest conventional photomultiplier tube.

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Modbus Humidity and Temperature Transmitter

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altThe EE160 HVAC transmitter with Modbus RTU output is the ideal solution for cost-effective installation in a bus system. The precision of E+E's advanced sensor technology is combined with the latest manufacturing techniques to create a product with an outstanding price/performance ratio.

The E+E HCT01 humidity and temperature sensor used in the EE160 features outstanding protection against pollution which leads to excellent long term stability and to accuracy of ±2.5% across the entire working range.

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New Environmental Noise Calculation Software Version

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altA powerful and intuitive software for environmental noise calculation has become available with Brüel & Kjær’s (UK) Predictor-LimA Type 7810, with more applications than ever thanks to the release of the ninth version.

Predictor-LimA maps environmental noise using coloured contours that can be overlaid on 3D models, photographic images, or online maps, making it easy for non-experts to understand.

The new software has improved functionality and workflow support to make environmental noise mapping much simpler. It’s suitable for modelling shooting ranges due to 3D source directivity, which is necessary for modelling supersonic sources.

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New Early Flood Warning Systems

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altFlooding, both predicted and sudden, has become an increasingly common phenomenon in recent years. Many suffering localities have been un- or under-prepared, with little reason to believe they were at risk until it was too late. A reliable and cost-effective advance warning system that continuously monitors rivers, storm drains and overflows for rising water levels can save lives and protect property, alerting authorities and communities to impending danger.

The SonicSens 2 battery-powered ultrasonic level and flow sensor, from specialist manufacturer HWM (UK), offers non-contact, accurate, remote and wireless monitoring of water levels and flow rates. The ultrasonic sensor precisely measures the distance to (and therefore level of) the water surface, and can automatically send alerts to up to 16 phone numbers when the level reaches specified thresholds. When an alarm condition activates, it can also provide accelerated dial-in functionality, allowing users to quickly access detailed, relevant and timely new information when they have to.

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Noise pollution has increased due to the 'wrong kind of wind'

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altNoise pollution complaints have risen more than 900 per cent in South West London, as the level of noise from Heathrow Airport has increased exponentially.

Although it was first believed that the increase in noise was down to both runways running simultaneously, it is now believed that a change in weather has caused the amplification of noise.

Some have reported that the noise is being carried over South West London when it was not previously.

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Get Consistent and Accurate Results

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alta1-cbiss (UK) are the UK’s distributor of the GASTEC gas detector tube systems. The GASTEC tube sampling system is designed to work in a multitude of applications offering a low cost and quick method of gas detection.

The GASTEC pump offers a sleek ergonomic design and has the ability to detect up to 600 gases, vapours and particulates.

The unique colorimetric tube technology displays results in a short time without requiring lab analysis making them the perfect gas detection method for sampling on remote sites and sites that need instant results.

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New Digital Controllers for General Application

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altWIKA (Germany) has now completed its portfolio of temperature controllers with two digital instruments for simple thermostat applications: The model SC58 and model SC64 close the gaps in this segment between mechanical products and complex PID instruments.

The new digital controllers are designed for a measuring range of -80 to +400 °C, and can therefore be used universally. The switch hysteresis can be set via the menu, which assists the flexibility. Both two-point controllers are equally notable for their high switching accuracy and contact rating (16 A). They are easy to use and offer a highly-visible display (13 mm high characters).

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