Dual Detector Enables Sensitive Determination of Molecular Weight Distribution

Testa Analytical Solutions e.K reports on the development and OEM supply of a novel combination refractive index / viscometry detector for Brookhaven Instruments Corporation (Holtsville, NY, USA). Polymer and plastics manufacturers offer very many different grades of commodity polymers such as poly(vinyl chloride), polyethylenes and polystyrenes. The Molecular Weight Distribution (MWD) of such polymers is a key item […]

Renishaw launches the FORTiS™ range of next-generation enclosed linear absolute encoders

Renishaw, the global metrology specialist, launches the innovative FORTiS enclosed linear absolute encoder series, for use in harsh environments such as machine tools. The FORTiS design is built upon industry-proven RESOLUTE™ encoder technology and provides high resistance to the ingress of liquids and solid debris contaminants. It features an extruded enclosure with longitudinally attached interlocking […]

ViewSonic’s On-the-Go Second Display TD1655, named as CES 2021 Innovation Awards Honore

Built for business travellers, remote workers, and digital nomads, the ViewSonic TD1655 is specifically designed for productivity on-the-go. One of the world’s most influential tech events, the very first all-digital CES 2021 will be occurring from January 11th to 14th, 2021. ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, is proud to share its […]


The Challenge Operating Germany’s largest escalator network in Munich which transports over half a billion people through the Bavarian capital’s subway system every year means the scale of any technical innovations can be immense. With exacting demands for safety and reliability any technical change can bring significant savings, or additional costs. Consequently, the Technicians in […]

Wave Spring or Coil Spring?

~ A comparison of Crest-to-Crest™ wave springs and round wire coil springs ~ Crest-to-Crest™ wave springs can offer similar loads and deflection to traditional coil springs, but at around half the height. They can reduce axial space by up to 50 per cent, leading to an overall decrease in assembly size, weight and cost. For […]