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Is 2020 the Year for Hydroponic Growers?

We talk a lot on the blog about the ways sensors are used in farming. Everything from proper irrigation amounts to soil moisture levels and even aiding in quality crop production are all possible with the help of sensors. Today …
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Sensors Help Irrigation Systems Manage Produce Watering

Farmers today are under constant pressure to produce consistent quality crops for consumer consumption. In addition to great weather and soil, the need for water as a critical element in achieving these yield demands. A number of factors must be …
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CLEAN IN PLACE

Flow Meters Help CIP Systems Maintain Compliance

Clean in Place (CIP) systems are an important element in creating hygienic environments for pharmaceutical, biotech, and food & beverage processing plants. With these systems in place, it’s possible to maintain sanitary compliance and to ensure product quality without slowing …
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Sensors Measure Cabin Pressure for Comfortable Flights

Airplane transportation saves time and makes it possible for millions of passengers a day to effectively travel across vast geographic areas. During air travel, the aircraft is ascended several hundreds of feet high in the air. At this altitude, air pressure …
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Load Cells Make Industrial Printing & Stamping Machines Accurate

Whether you’re working with variable printing machines or industrial packaging machines, the need for consistent legibility remains the same. From retail merchandising displays to mass mailings–the text you present to the reader must be aligned correctly and easy to read; …
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Pressure Sensors Give Trawlers Accurate Depth Levels

To operate a fishing trawler as efficiently as possible, you must have accurate sub sea pressure levels available to you. Why? Well, true commercial fishermen typically know which types of fish they want to catch.  Most trawling vessels fall into …
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RF Ablation for Conquering Arrhythmia

The human heart is a precious vessel that works hard in every moment to pump blood through the veins and delivers oxygen to the brain. For the many people who suffer from arrhythmia or an irregular heartbeat, paying close attention …
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On board sensors help drones operate

Small sensors to help drones effectively operate Force sensors are used in almost an immeasurable number of applications, drone applications alone can contain multiple load cells to help the drone operate as best as possible. Liquid level sensors can also …
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biopharamcetical sensors and their impact

3 Reasons To Adopt Single – Use Bioreactors

There is perhaps no single device more important to bioprocessing and pharmaceutical  industries than the bioreactor. While its importance is rarely questioned, engineers and plant managers do often debate the usefulness of single-use bioreactors over their stainless steel counterparts. Traditional …
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Non-medical Applications of Bubble Sensors

You may have heard about bubble sensors and their ability to detect the presence of pockets of air, or bubbles, within fluid-filled tubes. In medical technologies, these solutions can be a matter of life and death. For example, in an …
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highly accurate sensors for fluid management applications

Management & Control – Fluid Sensors

Fluid Management Sensors Strain Measurement Devices is known for our state of the art Load Cell technology, but our engineers have been designing an ever expanding sensor portfolio that monitors, measures and controls fluid. Fluid management sensors are a diverse …
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