tunnel sensor News

  • Say hello to the new Tunnel Sensors website

    Tunnel Sensors Ltd have today launched their new website; www.tunnelsensors.com. The new site design provides online visitors with dramatic improvements in navigation, appearance and accessibility. The launch of the new website, which offers quick and easy access to essential information on Tunnel Sensors range of  tunnel atoshpere monitoring systems, is part of the organisation’s ...


    By Tunnel Sensors Limited

  • High and dry through the Gotthard tunnel

    After 20 years of planning and construction, Switzerland celebrates the completion of the Gotthard Base Tunnel. At 57 kilometers, it’s the world’s longest railroad tunnel. 2,300 meters of solid rock rises above the new line at its deepest point. The construction must not only withstand extreme mountain pressure but also substantial volumes of mountain water must be prevented from ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • PureAire O2 Monitor for Food Manufacturing Tunnel/Freezers with N2 and CO2: Using a 10 Year No Calibration Sensor

    For flash freezing nothing beats a liquid nitrogen or carbon dioxide immersion or tunnel style freezer for efficiency, overall performance, and cost savings. If you haven't yet switched to an immersion freezer, doing so now could position you to better compete in your market segment and save money over time. Learn more about why these freezers are a must for frozen food manufacturers. Immersion ...

  • Researchers say space sensors good for terrestrial use

    Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) have announced that miniaturised ceramic gas sensors have found a new niche, and it's not in space. These sensors are used for measuring oxygen levels for spacecraft re-entry vehicles. But a group of experts in space technology have shown that the smaller sensors can be used to strengthen heater combustion control, as well as to improve human breath ...

  • Lufft VENTUS Ultrasonic Wind Sensor Proven for Offshore Operation

    The Lufft Ultrasonic Anemometer VENTUS-UMB successfully completed the test at the International Technical Inspection Agency TUEV SUED and now has the Protection Class IP68. This confirms officially that ...

  • Space sensor perks up environmental protection and medical analysis

    Miniaturised ceramic gas sensors, originally developed for measuring oxygen levels for spacecraft re-entry vehicles, enables improved human breath measurement apparatus, better control of heater combustion thereby reducing pollution, and higher safety in fuel cell manufacturing. It all began in 1993 when the Institute of Space Systems (IRS) of the University of Stuttgart started to develop ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Real-world monitoring of air quality using low cost air quality sensors

    The emergence of sensors capable of measuring the gases and particles that make up air pollution, especially in cities and industrial areas, has driven many academic studies which evaluate the sensors and compare performance against reference methodology. Such projects provide valuable and thorough assessment, but they currently work slower than the pace of low cost sensor system development. In ...


    By AQMesh

  • Ultrasonic wind sensors for the DWD`s maritime monitoring network come from Lufft

    In a call for bids for the renewal and extension of ultrasonic wind sensors in the maritime monitoring network of the German Weather Service, the ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus from the Fellbach-based manufacturer of environmental measuring equipment won the day against all competitive products. In meteorology, the DWD - Germany's largest weather service - is considered a major reference ...

  • New product alert – VNOX NO2 and visibility monitor

    Tunnel Sensors launch their VNOX Combined NO2 and Visibility Monitor designed specifically for use in tunnels. Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is produced as a direct result of engine combustion and is emitted from the tailpipes all types of vehicles. NO2 is toxic and prolonged exposure will have a detrimental effect on human health. Primary tailpipe emissions of NO2 are rising and there is a growing ...


    By Tunnel Sensors Limited

  • ECOM Electrochemical CO Monitor

    Tunnel Sensors introduces its first electrochemical gas sensor for the tunnel market, the ECOM Electrochemical CO Monitor. Designed for in-situ monitoring in tunnels or similar confined spaces, the ECOM Electrochemical CO Monitor uses an electrochemical cell to measures the concentration of carbon monoxide (CO) and is compatible with BS EN 50545-1:2011. The ECOM consists of a Sender Unit and a ...


    By Tunnel Sensors Limited

  • New Product Alert – LUMIOS MkII Luminance Photometer

    Tunnel Sensors launches the next generation luminance photometer, the LUMIOS MkII, designed specifically for use in tunnels. The aim of road tunnel lighting is to ensure that traffic can approach, travel through and leave a tunnel safely, both during the day and at night. The LUMIOS MkII measures the level of luminance, or brightness, in and around the tunnel entrance to ensure that the visual ...


    By Tunnel Sensors Limited

  • New Product Alert – VICONOX NO2, NO, CO and Visibility Monitor

    More and more modern vehicles emit less and less CO so there is a growing international requirement to measure the level of both CO and NO/NO2 in road tunnels. The VICONOX provides an elegant solution to these requirements by measuring NO2, NO, CO, visibility and temperature within a single sensor. Designed specifically for use in tunnels, the VICONOX tunnel monitor uses a combination of ...


    By Tunnel Sensors Limited

  • Synchronized positioning system leaves tracks through the heart of Europe

    Special construction techniques are being used for the construction of a new rail tunnel in the center of Brussels. Commissioned by CEI - De Meyer, Holmatro supplied a PLC-controlled hydraulic Synchronized Positioning System. This is the first time that Holmatro is combining high-pressure hydraulics with digital control. The software and the control (Siemens ...


    By Holmatro

  • AQE 2013 – A Huge Success!

    DynOptic Systems was recently selected as one of the top 10 exhibitors at The Air Quality and Emissions Show (AQE), held in Telford, 13th-14th March. Continuing the company’s strong tradition of new and innovative products, DynOptic exhibited for the first time in partnership with sister company Tunnel Sensors Ltd, a leading global supplier of air pollution monitoring equipment designed ...


    By DynOptic Systems Ltd

  • Electronic nose sniffs hazards on metros

    An advanced sensor and data processing used to monitor air quality inside space station is now being used in an innovative fire protection system for Stockholm’s metro system. This technique, called the ‘electronic nose’, was developed for ESA in the 1990s as a contribution to the Russian Mir programme to ensure constant monitoring of the air inside the Mir space station. The system was ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Air Monitoring in the Bosnian Valley of The Pyramids – Part 1

    It has all the ingredients of a thrilling novel or an exciting blockbuster movie: strange megalithic structures, sacred geometry, mysterious tunnels and a charismatic explorer on the trail of an ancient truth. But this is no work of fiction. In the fertile valley of Visoko, some 30 kilometres from Sarajevo, researchers and volunteers have spent the last ten years gradually uncovering traces of an ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Climatronics` new rugged, `no-moving–parts` sonic anemometer provides the reliable wind speed and direction data so critical to efficient wind turbine operation

    Aerodynamic design maximizes wind measurement and 'ice–free' reliability heating efficiency for extreme applications. Climatronics introduces a new, “high survivability” sonic anemometer designed specifically for ambient wind sensing in extremely harsh environments for wind turbine control.  A replacement for conventional mechanical propeller cup and rotor anemometers as well as other types ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • Climatronics Corporation`s new aerodynamically designed, rugged, “high survivability” sonic anemometer

    (Bohemia, NY, USA) -- Climatronics Corporation offers a new, “high survivability” sonic anemometer designed specifically for ambient wind sensing in the extremely harsh environments specific to wind turbine control.  A replacement for conventional mechanical propeller cup and rotor anemometers as well as other types of wind sensors, this rugged, “next generation”, no moving parts wind sensor ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • Innovation Doesn`t (Always) Mean a Brand New Product

    As a product manager, I know that improving existing products is like walking a tightrope. On one side, we need to continually add value to the products we create to make them more attractive to some customers. On the other side, we must ensure that the changes we make will not create issues for existing customers who are more interested in operating a wind farm than evaluating every new ...


    By Renewable NRG Systems

  • New High Speed Micro Leak Detector for filled Aerosol cans

    Our AeroCan° family of Micro Leak Detection Systems for filled aerosol cans offers a very economical and practical solution to achieve immediate production  savings and improve safety and quality by eliminating bubble detectors and water  bath operators. In addition, the complementary water bath test  method with  partially submersed cans generates accurate data to be easily ...


    By J.U.M. Engineering GmbH

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