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Sensors are the eyes and ears of industry, from factory automation to process control their application seems limitless. Constantly evolving and keeping pace with technology, they are faster, smarter and more integrated than ever before and with the advent of IoT and Industry 4.0, sensors are the gateway in providing key data for control and remote monitoring of the industrial process.

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April 17, 2019 09:24

Pressure Sensor Features Required for Harsh Environments

Electronic components are now included in many mechanical applications. The driving factors for this migration are due to the increasing complexity of mechanical designs coupled with user expectations for increased functionality.

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March 22, 2019 10:18

Make Sense of KEMET's Proximity Sensor

KEMET is not just a capacitor company???? That's right, KEMET Electronics Corporation offers to customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of magnetics, sensors and actuator products.

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March 11, 2019 12:03

Gas Sensing Solutions helps monitor CO2 levels for health and wealth

Last year’s Carbon Dioxide (CO2) shortage highlighted to people just how widely used CO2 is in the food and drinks industry.  From putting the fizz into fizzy drinks, the chill into chilled foods and the fresh into fresh bags of salad...

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March 4, 2019 11:34

Gas Sensing Solutions - The Experts in CO2 Sensors

Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS) was founded over ten years ago on the concept of using mid-infrared LEDs at the heart of our sensors. Discover more about what we do by reading on.

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February 20, 2019 14:30

Speedy CO2 sensors by Gas Sensing Solutions helps to check that food will keep fresh

The journey from food factory to the supermarket shelf can take some time, so how do you keep products fresh? The secret is in the packaging – specifically the atmosphere within that packaging. Products go off because bacteria start to grow...

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February 15, 2019 10:37

Alps Alpine Atmosphere Pressure Sensor

Alps Alpine's atmosphere pressure sensor is specifically designed for an ever-expanding list of product applications. We manufacture innovative waterproof and digital options with low noise and low current consumption.

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December 28, 2018 08:58

How to monitor CO2 in Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) applications

CO2 is often used in Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) applications to extend the shelf life of fruit and veg - keeping it fresher for longer. But how do you ensure the correct levels of CO2 are maintained, to keep food at its optimum quality?

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November 19, 2018 10:08

4 good reasons to monitor CO2 levels

To most people, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is simply a harmless gas that you cannot see or smell. It’s what we breath out, what we can use to extinguish fires, and what makes our drinks fizzy. So why is it important to monitor levels of CO2?

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November 13, 2018 15:16

ALPS High-Performance Magnetic Sensors

ALPS delivers a wide variety of high-performance magnetic sensors, and also ALPS has over 20 years of market experience.

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November 2, 2018 10:02

Honeywell HPM Series Particle Sensor: Measure and Manage Air Quality

Did you know?: the air on a busy street, with average traffic, may be cleaner than the air in your living room. Read how Honeywell's HPM Series Particle Sensors can help improve the quality of the air you breathe.

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