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Heating and Cooling Controllers Fit Many Applications

Originally Published MPMN June 2004


Heating and Cooling Controllers Fit Many Applications

Microprocessor-based units offer flexibility and options

The new Series 59 from Fenwal (Ashland, MA) comprises heating and cooling controls that can be tailored for many OEM applications. Features include added power-input choices, more sensor options, four different relay output options, alarm and time functions, and a wide operating temperature range...


Tensile Tester Handles Minute Samples of Elastic Materials

Instrument was initially developed to measure the elasticity of eye tissue

Advanced material testing often requires the use of small samples. HumanOptics AG (Erlangen, Germany; has developed a tensile tester that precisely measures the mechanical properties of minute quantities of biomaterials and human tissues. The firm, whose core activity is the production of ocular implants, initially developed the machine to measure the elasticity of eye tissue...


Noncontact Sensor Detects Liquid in Clear Tubing

Unit can be configured to work with differing diameters or thicknesses

A noncontact fluid sensor that detects blood, plasma, and other liquids in transparent tubing has been introduced. Engineered by Optek Technology (Carrollton, TX), the optoelectronic sensor comes in a housing that can hold clear tubing measuring up to 3.18 mm diam. It will enable medical product developers to design in a reliable method of determining the presence or absence of fluid... 

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