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Ultrasonic Flow Meter for Low Flow Rates

Ultrasonic Flow Meter for Low Flow Rates

With the development of the ES-FLOW™ Flow Meter featuring a new Ultrasonic Wave Technology, Bronkhorst High-Tech BV (The Netherlands) added a new series to their family of liquid flow meters. Bronkhorst is a pioneer in the field of micro to low flow liquid metering instruments. In addition to their series of instruments based on the thermal measuring principle, the company introduced a unique series of low-flow mass flow meters and controllers based on the Coriolis measuring principle, providing high accuracy, fast response and fluid independence. The new ES-FLOW™ Ultrasonic Flow Meter was designed to measure tiny volume flows from 4 up to 1500 ml/min with high precision, high linearity and low pressure drop, using ultrasound in a small bore tube. Liquids can be measured independent of fluid density, temperature and viscosity. Thanks to the combination of a straight sensor tube with zero dead volume the flow meter is self-draining. The orbital TIG-welding allows hygienic connections...

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The Flyweight That Packs a Heavyweight Punch

The Flyweight That Packs a Heavyweight Punch

FAULHABER has extended the extremely powerful BP4 product family with the brushless DC-Servomotor 2264...BP4. As well as having an outstanding ratio of torque to size and weight, the miniature drive comes with integrated sensors and a wide speed range.

The 4-pole motor achieves a torque of 59 mNm with a weight of just 140 g and a diameter of 22 mm. Furthermore, the 2264...BP4 reaches up to 34,500 revolutions per minute. The reason for the outstanding performance is the innovative segment winding of the coil, which was developed for the brushless DC-Motors of the BP4 family. Thanks to the overlapping, nested, individually wound segments, an especially large amount of copper can be accommodated in the coil. The high winding symmetry with minimal losses and appropriately high efficiency is a desirable side effect.

There is also room for a resilient shaft with a diameter of 4 mm and suitable bearings thanks to the compact coil. With its low inertia, the motor is well suited...

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Super Resolution Thermal Imaging Technique

Super Resolution Thermal Imaging Technique

FLIR Systems has published a technical note describing how its unique UltraMax technology combines the information from multiple original thermal images into an image with higher resolution and less noise. UltraMax images produced on FLIR thermal cameras are consequently clearer and larger, enabling better thermal analysis of even small details. Because the technique generates an increased number of pixels covering the same target area, UltraMax also decreases measurement spot size. As a result you can achieve greater measurement accuracy particularly on small details.

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Optimized Motor Solutions Selection Tool

Optimized Motor Solutions Selection Tool

Portescap's motor selector tool, MotionCompass™ is a web-based application that facilitates choosing a motor based on your application needs. MotionCompass will provide you with recommendations for our brushless DC and brush DC coreless products that best fit your needs, including all relevant data and performance curves. We invite you to register and set up an account with MotionCompass.

The MotionCompass motor selector enables you to input your application requirements (speed and torque) and receive prioritized recommendations for brushless DC and brush DC motors. Optional input fields allow user to tailor motor recommendations based on performance, size and feedback considerations. Additionally, the operating voltage can be varied to view the performance of our motors at any specific voltage.

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Ultra EC Brushless DC Mini Motors

Ultra EC Brushless DC Mini Motors

No two applications are identical. So why should your motion solution be?

The Ultra EC platform offers three families of motors to help you address a wide range of requirements, whether it be traditional BLDC features, very high torque or very high speed. The patented U coil, designed by Portescap in Switzerland, is the key to the outstanding performance, minimal iron losses, better efficiency, and cooler operation.

Need something special? We can customize materials, shafts, connectors, coils, gearing, seals and more. With our iterative prototyping capabilities, Portescap can quickly develop the right motor configuration for your specific application requirements.

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