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Durham Instruments laser sensor is quicker and more accurate
December 15, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Acuity’s laser displacement sensors are available in Canada from Durham Instruments, and the AccuRange 700 series, or AR700, is the quickest and most accurate one available for measuring distances. A long-awaited upgrade of…

Process Heaters offers a good selection of pressure transducers
December 6, 2017 by Process Heaters Inc

Process Heaters prides itself as a one-stop shop for heating products and services. The Toronto distributor provides heaters, instrumentation equipment, power controls, electrical control panels, temperature sensors, polymer test equipment, furnaces, and more…

New Polar Vac from Kimo Instruments available from Chevrier
December 6, 2017 by Chevrier Instruments Inc.

Chevrier Instruments distributes many high-quality measuring tools produced by Kimo Instruments. One of the newest Kimo products available in Canada is the Polar Vac smart wireless vacuum probe, used to measure vacuum in…

Mass flow meter from Durham Instruments has long life
December 5, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Determining the flow, density and temperature of liquids is a crucial part of many sectors, such as manufacturing, automation, food processing, pharmaceuticals, and research and development. High accuracy is required in these applications.…

Profile projector from Rotem makes small measurements easier
December 4, 2017 by Rotem Industrial Products Inc

Manufacturers sometimes have to measure small instruments and machine components, and those measurements always have to be accurate. The Baty R400 Profile Projector, which is available from Rotem Industrial Products, is the ideal…

Infrared temperature measurement vs. contact temperature measurement: Which is right for your application?
November 22, 2017 by Thermo-Kinetics Measurement & Control Ltd.

When it comes to measuring the temperature of surfaces, there are only two options: infrared (non-contact) measurement and contact measurement. Both have their advantages, so it’s important to weigh the pros and cons…

Measurement system offers precise, reliable and efficient operation
November 22, 2017 by Durham Instruments

The PMX modular amplifier system is the ideal solution for the professional acquisition of force, torque, vibration, pressure, strain, temperature, voltage, current and more. Designed for use in modern production applications, including production…

The advantages of thermal imaging systems
November 21, 2017 by Thermo-Kinetics Measurement & Control Ltd.

Many applications benefit from the ability to accurately and reliably measure surface temperature. Monitoring the insides of boilers and furnaces, for example, can provide increased uptime and a longer service life if operators…

Data recorder with web interface enables convenient acquisition and analysis
November 8, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments can supply the SomatXR CX23-R data acquisition system from HBM. This rugged unit features a web interface, enabling users to perform data acquisition and analysis whenever and wherever required — an…

Are resistance temperature detectors right for your application?
November 6, 2017 by Thermo-Kinetics Measurement & Control Ltd.

Resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) are slowly replacing thermocouples in many industrial applications below 600 degrees C as an effective way to measure temperature. That’s because these sensors offer many advantages. Key features and…

Wide selection of piezoelectric-based accelerometers meets many industry needs
November 1, 2017 by Durham Instruments

A large variety of piezoelectric-based accelerometers from Measurement Specialties are available from Durham Instruments. The selection includes a range of high temperature, high performance, internally shielded and compact models. High temperature accelerometers Model…

Optimize plant energy use with electrical energy loggers
October 28, 2017 by Chevrier Instruments Inc.

Chevrier Instruments can supply the new Fluke 1732 and 1734 Three-Phase Electrical Energy Loggers. Designed to simplify the process of determining sources of electrical energy waste, these energy loggers help customers learn when…

Calibration unit offers highly precise performance
October 25, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments is proud to carry a wide range of products from HBM, a leading manufacturer of test and measurement equipment. Its lineup of products includes the BN100A bridge calibration unit. This highly…

Company provides detailed attention to quality for precision-machined parts
October 19, 2017 by L & M Precision Products Inc

L. & M. Precision Products has earned a solid reputation as a top-tier producer of high-quality precision-machined products and machined components for industries across Canada and the U.S. This is thanks in large…

Optical strain gauges offer advantages over electrical types
October 19, 2017 by Durham Instruments

There are many benefits to using optical strain gauges when the application calls for efficient and reliable measurement. These sensors — optical fibres used for transmitting measurement data — are superior to their…

Force transducers offer reliable performance in small spaces
October 13, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments can supply a broad variety of piezoelectric load cells from HBM. The lineup includes PACEline CFT piezoelectric force transducers, designed for reliable, integrated force measurement in applications where space is a…

Thermocouple gauge tubes with handheld displays offer rugged construction and reliable performance
October 6, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Teledyne Hastings produces vacuum measurement equipment with exceptional stability, accuracy and reliability under the most demanding conditions. The company’s thermocouple gauge tubes/sensors, available in Canada through Durham Instruments, come in multiple models, with…

Durham Instruments offers a variety of options for measuring angular rate
September 28, 2017 by Durham Instruments

A broad variety of rate sensors from Measurement Specialties is available in Canada through Durham Instruments. These sensors offer accurate measurement, durability and reliability, making them a top choice for measurement applications in…

Accurately monitor temperature and more with thermo hygrometer
September 27, 2017 by Chevrier Instruments Inc.

Rotronic’s HD1 thermo hygrometer is available in Canada through Chevrier Instruments. Ideal for indoor air monitoring applications, this unit monitors and displays the temperature, relative humidity and dew point of cabinets, rooms and…

Data recording devices offer high performance and accuracy
September 18, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments can supply data recording devices from HBM. These portable, high-speed devices offer reliability, versatility, accuracy and ease of use for a wide range of industrial applications. Transient recorder and data acquisition…

IO-Link Module helps prevent downtime with enhanced diagnostics
September 12, 2017 by Wainbee Limited

IO-Link communication is quickly expanding within the factory automation market space, and Wainbee offers a solution to allow for simple and efficient connections: Parker’s Moduflex IO-Link Module. This unit features a flexible and…

Absolute linear position sensor an ‘industry standard’ for many demanding applications
September 11, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Measurement-Specialties' PT101 position sensor has become an industry standard for thousands of applications. Available in Canada through Durham Instruments, the PT101 has many best-in-class features that make it a top choice for aircraft…

Three ways to eliminate unplanned downtime
September 7, 2017 by Firing Industries Ltd

It’s no secret that there are huge costs associated with unplanned downtime. This is why it is critically important to maintain equipment in production facilities. Consider industrial dust collectors, for example. When these…

Combustion gas analyzers available from Chevrier Instruments
September 1, 2017 by Chevrier Instruments Inc.

Chevrier Instruments can supply combustion gas analyzers from KIMO Instruments. These units can measure gas, pressure, temperature and 15 other programmed combustibles. With several models available, each complete with best-in-class features, customers are…

Laser distance meter offers accurate measurement on hot surfaces and in bright lights
August 29, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments is proud to carry measurement instruments for many types of applications. For example, it can supply Acuity AR2000 laser distance meters, which are designed for distance measurement on hot surfaces and…

Pressure transmitter designed to perform in hazardous areas
August 22, 2017 by Durham Instruments

The AST4300 Non-Incendive Pressure Transmitter, from American Sensor Technologies (AST), is designed for use in Class I Division 2 hazardous areas. Available in Canada through Durham Instruments, this pressure transmitter features a rugged…

Inclinometers and accelerometers designed to handle demanding applications
August 17, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments can supply a large variety of inclinometers and accelerometers from leading manufacturers. Its selection includes AMI and DMI Series inclinometers, as well as AMA and DMA Series accelerometers, from Jewell Instruments,…

Digital flowmeters reliably measure flow and temperature
August 10, 2017 by Chevrier Instruments Inc.

Chevrier Instruments can supply KIMO Digital Flowmeters to its customers. These units offer reliable measurement of flow and temperature, and include many best-in-class features. Key details The company’s Model DBM610 flowmeter can simultaneously…

Pressure transducers offer high accuracy and performance
August 9, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Measurement Specialties’ U5100 Series pressure transducers are ideal for demanding commercial and heavy industrial applications where high accuracy is a must. Available in Canada from Durham Instruments, these sensors can be used to…

State-of-the-art equipment helps pharma companies get small molecule drugs to market faster
August 8, 2017 by Firing Industries Ltd

Developing drugs in the pharmaceutical industry requires tools that enable thorough analytical analysis. But timing and cost are also critical, so many companies look for equipment that enables fast and economical development of…



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