Grant Instruments Celebrates its 60th Birthday



Manufacturer of the Popular Portable Squirrel Data Loggers

CHESTERLAND OH—October 11, 2012 -- Grant Instruments, the world-renowned supplier of scientific, life sciences and data acquisition products, is proud to celebrate its 60th birthday this year. Headquartered at Shepreth on the outskirts of Cambridge, England, Grant produces the portable Squirrel data loggers which are world-renowned for their ruggedness and reliability. Grant data loggers have established a worldwide reputation for high quality, reliability and ruggedness with systems designed to satisfy the most demanding applications for research in life sciences, chemical, and the general laboratory. As Grant’s North American master distributor, CAS DataLoggers offers these advanced products as a portable, user-friendly solution.

Grant Instruments began life making water baths for laboratories in a building at the bottom of the garden of the Old Vicarage in Grantchester, Cambridge, England, hence the company name. Ludo Chapman, managing director of Grant Instruments, whose father Cecil Chapman co-founded the company back in 1952, is determined to keep focused on the future. Mr. Chapman explains: 'It's a remarkable achievement to have performed successfully for 60 years but it is not the time to look back now. We need to continue to leverage our unrivalled expertise in heating and cooling technology and temperature control to maintain our leadership position in the scientific instrumentation market.'

For the last six decades, Grant has been designing, manufacturing and distributing scientific products including their Squirrel data logger product line. The latest generation of SQ2020/SQ2040 loggers feature 24 bit ADC's for precise measurements and are also available in WiFi versions. The Squirrel loggers feature a built-in display and keypad allowing them to be used in applications where portability and stand-alone operation are required, making them ideal solutions in a great many industries.

CAS DataLoggers has the most comprehensive selection of data logging equipment available anywhere. As one of the largest distributors of data loggers in North America, we have hundreds of different models from more than 16 manufacturers to satisfy almost any data recording application. With models from 1 to 300 channels we can record temperature, humidity, force/strain, pressure, as well as voltage, current, digital signals, serial (RS-232/RS-485), CAN/OBD or SDI-12 devices.

We have been in business for over 20 years, and actively involved in selling data loggers and real-time systems since 2001. We can help you select the most appropriate product for your application as well as recommend sensor and transducers to go with the data logger. We also provide technical support on all of our products. CAS can also provide value added services including on-site installation, wiring and packaging, engineering and design services and turn-key systems.

For more information on the bestselling Grant Squirrel family of data loggers measuring temperature, humidity, and many other values, for more info on wired and wireless solutions, or to find the ideal solution for your application-specific needs, contact a CAS Data Logger Applications Specialist at (800) 956-4437 or visit the website at

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