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The Difference Between Pressure and Force Explained

It’s easy for some people to get pressure confused with force, and vice-versa. One of the main reasons is because pressure cannot exist without force. While they are similar in this regard, the difference between the 2 is simple: force is …
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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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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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How Bubble Detectors Make Human Jet Suits Safe

We’ve all dreamed of flying freely like a bird. Historically, the people who come closest to realizing these dreams are airplane pilots and astronauts. …Until now, that is. Richard Browning and the good people at Gravity Industries have been obsessing …
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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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Mass Weighing for Flow Rate Measurement

Fluid rate measurement can be done a number of ways. The method used typically depends on the fluid material that needs to be monitored. Measuring flow in tubes can be done through the use of various flow meter types including, …
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Microfluidics Control and Critical Fluid Management

Microfluidics is the focus of precisely controlling the behavior and exploitation of fluids that are physically constricted to a small scale. The liquid has the ability to flow in narrow spaces without the assistance of any external forces, and because …
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Optical Liquid Level Sensor

Optical Switch Sensors Successfully Operate Using Snell’s Law Snell’s Law is used to predict how a light beam will refract or change it’s direction when traveling from one substance to another. θ represents (left figure) the angle between the direction …
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