Profiling Systems News

  • Ice Shelves, Ice Islands and Measuring Change in the High Arctic

    In Canada’s High Arctic, within the fiords of Ellesmere Island, there are lakes that float upon the Arctic Ocean. Called epishelf lakes, they are glacially-fed bodies of freshwater that sit atop a steep halocline. The lakes exist only where the ice shelves, filling the mouths of the fiords, act as dams, holding the water from flowing into the ocean. In 2002, Geographer Derek Mueller, who ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • RegScan™ Releases Quality Suite Checklists™

    RegScan™, Inc., a Williamsport, Pa.-based compliance management company, is pleased to announce the development of its latest innovation, Quality Suite Checklists™. For more information go to http://tinyurl.com/ksbwcm2 Quality ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • Go big or go home: instrumenting the nearshore

    Leaning over the side of the 22-foot boat and pulling up the first line of temperature sensors, oceanographer Jamie MacMahan described the state of the line as the worst bio-fouling he had ever seen. It was slimy and smelly. One down, 34 more to go. This was only a pilot project, but MacMahan’s mantra of ‘Go big or go home’ meant that more than 300 instruments were attached to ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • Rotork electro-hydraulic actuators provide increased safety at Mauritius International Airport

    Replacing obsolete electric actuators from another manufacturer, the Profibus-enabled, ATEX-rated failsafe Rotork actuators have been installed in critical valve areas to prevent potential spillages by automatically closing-off the flow of fuel on receipt of an overfill alarm signal. Skilmatic self-contained actuators have been specifically designed as the reliable solution for this type of vital ...


    By Rotork

  • Borescope Helps Improve Furnace Operations For Glass Producer Holophane

    Holophane, a leader in lighting solutions since 1921, has implemented AMETEK Land’s new Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) Glass, an enhanced thermal imager, at its plant in France and now is reaping major benefits by accurately measuring temperature within its glass melt tank. For nearly a century, Holophane has produced and transformed glass for technical applications, specifically ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • What are you looking for? ACT Report of miniDOT Logger Released

    PME’s miniDOT logger has been used to measure dissolved oxygen concentration and temperature in various research projects and under various weather and environmental conditions. The Alliance for Coastal Technologies (ACT) tested PME’s miniDOT logger over the past 18 months. Our logger was tested both in the laboratory and also at 3 field sites including freshwater, brackish ...

  • Delta-T launches new digital SDI-12 version of the PR2 Profile Probe

    Delta-T Devices has launched a new digital version of their well-established analogue PR2 Profile Probe. Named the PR2 SDI-12, it shares the many strengths of the analogue version (which remains in production), but with the addition of SDI-12 compatibility – allowing integration into new and existing SDI-12 systems. As with the analogue version, the new version comes in two lengths – ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Bonfiglioli presented at the SPS IC Drives in Nuremberg its new Mechatronic Drives Solutions

    During the press conference hold today at the SPS IC Drives in Germany, Bonfiglioli presented its latest product iBMD, an integrated drive with a broad torque range from 2.7 to 36 Newton meters. It has all the features of a highly dynamic servo motor as well as those of a modern drive controller. The iBMD can be used as a stand-alone drive or as part of a control system. Motion control functions ...


    By Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A.

  • Introducing the 4100-PRO Oil/Water Interface Profiler Monitor

    Arjay Engineering is proud to announce that we have a new product release! We have recently discontinued our 4100-OCF – Open Channel Flow monitor, and replacing it with the 4100-PRO monitor. The 4100-PRO is a Multi Oil/Water Interface Profiler Monitor, and uses multiple sensing probes to measure the capacitance field at distinct points within the tank. The ...


    By Arjay Engineering Ltd.

  • Veolia gets record low interest rates on new € bonds

    Veolia achieved its lowest ever interest rate on a nominal benchmark bond yesterday, pricing an oversubscribed €600 million 7-year tranche at 0.314%, and a €500 million January 2029 tranche at 0.927%. With a clear gap in 2023 on its debt repayment profile, Veolia’s choice of a seven-year piece made perfect sense, and a treasury official explained that the long 12-year tenor had ...

  • Marine Robotics Innovation Centre 1 year anniversary

    Southampton’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre is this week celebrating its one year anniversary, by hosting a week of marine technology events and welcoming a recent flurry of new partners and members. Opened in November last year, by Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, the centre now has 19 members and eight companies located in ...

  • OceanServer Delivers Next-Generation AUV for Water Quality Solutions with YSI Integrated Systems & Services

    OceanServer Technology, the leading manufacturer of commercial Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced today its continuation of a successful 10-year partnership with YSI (a Xylem brand) with YSI  (a Xylem brand] with the launch of the next-generation YSI EcoMapper. The i3X0 EcoMapper AUV is based on the robust Iver3-580 AUV platform and takes advantage of YSI's expertise in water ...


    By YSI - a Xylem brand

  • Exnovomaterials In The Circular Economy

    Twenty years of Ecomondo, from waste to renewable material. A large exhibition will present the extraordinary reality resulting from the meeting of recycling and high quality, inventive talent and operative experimentation. Three essential instruments for planning the future, three qualities specific of Italy Rimini Fiera, November 8-11 2016 Twenty years of expo on recovery, collection and ...


    By Rimini Fiera S.p.A

  • Hydro Excavator Low Profile Series Demonstration (Video)

    “Vac-Tron’s Low profile series has quickly become a much needed hydro excavator on jobsites around the country.  The LP series is Vac-Tron’s number one acquired hydro excavator by companies and municipalities and will be the most used piece of equipment in your fleet.” LP Series Vacuum Excavator There are many different models ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • Waters Advances Proteomics and Lipidomics Research with Novel Mass Spectrometry Acquisition Mode

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) introduces a new data acquisition mode, SONAR™, for its ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • CHM 15k cloud height sensor - advanced developments

    The cloud height sensor CHM 15k Nimbus underwent several improvements during the last few months. Thereby we focused on the enhancement of user friendliness regarding two fields of application. We would like to explain which changes will be implemented with the firmware update. 1) Aerosol analysis applications Firmware: the Aerosol Layer Height (ALH) algorithm was adapted ...

  • CHM 15k - advanced developments

    The cloud height sensor CHM 15k Nimbus underwent several improvements during the last few months. Thereby we focused on the enhancement of user friendliness regarding two fields of application. We would like to explain which changes will be implemented with the firmware update. 1) Aerosol analysis applications Firmware: the Aerosol Layer Height (ALH) algorithm was ...

  • NivuFlow 750 awarded MCERTS certification

    Field trials which form a part of the testing process were conducted at WWTP of Eppingen, Germany. The NivuFlow 750 including the Correlation Sensor is intended to be used for continuous flow measurement in slight to heavy polluted media with various compositions. The flowmeter can be operated in partly filled and full channels and pipes with various shapes and dimensions. It is a stationary ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Swathe Services And Hypack Multi-Beam Echo Sounder Training Course

    Swathe Services and HYPACK are running a multi-beam sonar training course from Monday 19th to Friday 23rd September 2016 in Cornwall, UK. Delegates will spend five days learning about installation, calibration, data acquisition and post-processing. They will also be able to join interactive sessions focused upon best practice and common pitfalls. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • New rapidCTD Gives Sound Velocity Profiles Underway

    Valeport has launched a new profiler using automated wireless Bluetooth data transfer to deliver the highest quality CTD casts from underway profiling and eliminate the survey downtime normally associated with profile gathering. The new automated rapidCTD offers SV casts without the requirement of an operator on deck delivering near real time sound velocity profiling ...


    By Valeport Ltd

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