Accelerometers News

  • Installing Accelerometers using Conical Mount

    Hansford Sensors new HS-420 with Conical Mounting joins our existing range of 4-20mA transmitters.  Conical mounts are easy to install and take up a small amount of space, providing a direct line to the bearing to ensure a safe vibration transmission for various applications. Typical failure modes that can be detected include unbalance, misalignment, looseness and low speed bearing damage. ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Thermotron featured in TEST Engineering & Management Magazine

    The following article was originally published in TEST Engineering & Management magazine’s February/March 2016 issue. This article was written by Thermotron employees and is about the considerations and pitfalls when purchasing environmental & vibration test equipment. ...


    By Thermotron Industries

  • Environmental Effects on Airbag Components

    The importance of thorough environmental testing came up once again in the news last week. Takata’s most recent recall will tack on 35 million more airbags, bringing the number to at least 63 million in the United States alone. Federal safety regulators said the cause of the defect is long-term ...


    By Thermotron Industries

  • Job Vacancy - Environmental Vibration Test Engineer

    Job Description: Test & Calibration Engineering Vacancy (Vibration – Climatic – Flow) Opening for a highly motivated Test & Calibration Engineer to take on an exciting dual role; (1) to operate and grow our new climatic and vibration test facility for the testing of thermal fluid components utilised within the internal combustion engine, hybrid and EV ...


    By Young Calibration Ltd

  • Two New Spill Monitoring Projects Using the SediMeter™

    In the summer of 2018, the newest SediMeter™ was deployed in two dredging projects to monitor sedimentation and near-bed turbidity on sensitive bottoms near the work zone. In each case, three instruments were deployed in the area of concern, and a fourth instrument was deployed as a reference station in a similar environment but removed from the impact. One of the sites is in ...


    By Lindorm, Inc.

  • A Successful Trial for Aquarius Spectrum’s acoustic Leak Detection technology in Australia

    A leading Australian sewerage and water service corporation was looking for advanced solutionsin order to detect and reduce water pipe leakages and prevent major pipe bursts and asset failure. During July 2018, a trial was conducted using AquariusSpectrum’sAQS-SYSacoustic ...


    By Aquarius Spectrum Ltd.

  • Hiscan Pipeline Monitoring System Officially Launched

    After several months of intensive beta testing with customers, GUTERMANN has now officially launched HISCAN, the technology that can be permanently installed for unmanned trunk main and transport pipeline monitoring. HISCAN consists of an extremely sensitive correlating hydrophone sensor that is directly installed on the pipe (either by tapping or by connecting it to a hydrant) and a ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • The Future of Leak Detection Starts Today

    For many water engineers the day in the office begins with a look at the screen. They can analyse the results of the nightly measurements of their fresh water pipelines in a few minutes and make important decisions for the day. Are there any new leaks in the system? Using the information found, the water engineer can send his workers to precisely those points that the leak detection system has ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Hansford Sensors to launch latest industrial accelerometers at IMVAC Europe

    Hansford Sensors will be exhibiting its full range of industrial accelerometers at this year’s International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference (IMVAC) taking place in Antwerp, Belgium. The company will be unveiling its latest products, including the recently launched HS-173R tri-axial vibration sensor, capable of providing simultaneous measurement in three axes. The HS-173R is designed ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • New 3-axis accelerometer from Hansford Sensors

    Hansford Sensors, the specialised manufacturer of advanced industrial accelerometers, has launched a new high performance triaxial vibration sensor, capable of providing simultaneous measurement in three axes. Called the HS-173R, the new accelerometer has been developed specifically for use with the latest generation of route-based and stand-alone data collectors, which increasingly require ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Hansford Sensors launches new intrinsically safe vibration monitoring connection enclosure

    Hansford Sensors, the leading global manufacturer of high performance industrial accelerometers, has launched a new intrinsically safe connection enclosure for industrial and process vibration monitoring. The HS-ICE enclosure provides a compact, self-contained terminal to take readings from accelerometers via portable data-collectors. The multi-channel unit can be configured from 1 to 24 ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • SoundCheck 15 Discounted Upgrade Pricing

    For a limited time we are offering deep discounts on a system upgrade/support contract package to enable you to get up to date with the latest version of SoundCheck. The upgrade offer is a simple flat rate: $3,950 for owners of SoundCheck 9 or 10, $3,250 for owners of version 11, $2,500 for owners of versions 12 through 13, and $1,395 for owners of version 14. All the modules on your present ...


    By Listen Inc

  • Hansford Sensors celebrates 10 years at the forefront of vibration monitoring excellence

    Hansford Sensors, the leading UK manufacturer of industrial accelerometers, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. Since its formation in 2006, the Buckinghamshire based company has gone from strength to strength, establishing itself as the go-to provider of reliable and effective vibration monitoring equipment and boasting an impressive portfolio of clients ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Hansford Sensors guide clears up confusion surrounding ATEX Directive changes

    Hansford Sensors, the leading UK manufacturer of industrial accelerometers, has published a new guide explaining the changes to the ATEX directives that govern the use of equipment and protective systems in potentially explosive atmospheres. The guide, which is titled Confused by the ATEX Directives and is available as a free download from the Hansford Sensors website, ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Jewell Instruments Nominated for NH High Tech Council’s Product of the Year

    Jewell Instruments has been selected as one of six finalists for the 2016 New Hampshire High Tech Council’s Product of the Year. This award recognizes and celebrates innovative products developed in New Hampshire over the past year. The nominated companies will present their products to hundreds of tech leaders who will help ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Hansford Sensors opens new US office

    Hansford Sensors, the leading UK based manufacturer of industrial accelerometers, has announced it is expanding its presence in the US by opening a joint sales and service operation, based in Texas. This new office will be the latest addition to the Hansford group of wholly or partly owned subsidiaries in Poland, Australia, Germany and India plus an extensive sales network of over 30 independent ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • The vibration monitoring evolution

    A recent report from Markets & Markets estimated that demand for vibration monitoring systems will reach nearly $1.5 billion by 2020. That’s a staggering increase of around 50% compared with today – with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 6.5%. Is this growth a big surprise though? As a company that has seen first hand the rapid evolution of the vibration ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Coming up: Condition Monitoring Day training

    The wait for Condition Monitoring Day 2016 is almost over. Taking place on five separate days during October and November of this year will be a number of special condition monitoring training courses, designed to provide attendees with actionable new skills and information that can enhance plant performance. ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Hansford Sensors invites you to SPS IPC Drives 2016

    Hansford Sensors will be exhibiting its wide range of high performance vibration monitoring equipment at SPS IPC Drives 2016. The company is offering free tickets to its customers, entitling them to entry throughout the show. SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electronic automation, covering all components featured in the latest automation systems. The trade ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • New IP67 high temperature accelerometer cables from Hansford Sensors

    Hansford Sensors, the leading UK manufacturer of high performance industrial accelerometers, has launched two new cable and connector sets for use with its existing range of vibration sensors. The new HS-AC334 and HS-AC335 cable assemblies have been developed for use in applications where IP67 sealing is required, or where vibration sensors have to be used in extreme operating temperatures. The ...


    By Hansford Sensors

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