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  • The Importance of Implementing Reliable Screening Tools post pandemic event for risk mitigation
    Today’s world is hit by the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The novel COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-COV-2 virus which is firstly discovered in Wuhan, China.  This disease causes pneumonia-like symptom that may lead to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and multiple organ failure, which ultimately kills approximately… Read more »
  • New TIM-QVGA-HD-T100 for screening elevated body temperatureNew TIM-QVGA-HD-T100 for screening elevated body temperature
    Bestech Australia announces the release of the new compact thermal imager from Micro-Epsilon that is specifically designed for early fever recognition. The TIM QVGA-HD-T100. This camera can be used for measuring body temperature of a group of people or for targeted temperature measurement of individual person. This can be set… Read more »
  • TIM thermal imager for elevated body temperature detectionTIM thermal imager for elevated body temperature detection
    As Australia move into restarting the country post pandemic event, businesses have started to let staff and employees to come in to work. Now that the restrictions have been eased, people have started to flock into public places such as restaurant, shops and shopping centers while still practice social distancing.… Read more »
  • Characteristics of a Strain Gauge SensorCharacteristics of a Strain Gauge Sensor
    Strain gauges have been used for many years for strain measurements; and as the fundamental sensing elements of different transducers to measure pressure, force, temperature, and torque. While there are various monitoring techniques available to measure deformation in a structure, including ultrasonic wave propagation technique, acoustic emission, magnetic field analysis,… Read more »
  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Strain Gauge InstallationA Step-by-Step Guide to Strain Gauge Installation
    A strain gauge can only perform as expected when the measurements are transferred faultlessly and free of loss. To ensure that, a strong connection between the strain gauge and the test specimen needs to be established. An improper or incorrect installation can degrade or completely ruin the validity of a… Read more »
  • Torque Measurement on Rotating Shafts using Strain GaugeTorque Measurement on Rotating Shafts using Strain Gauge
    Torque measurement is of great importance to the engineers, users, and manufacturers of test benches in various industries. It is a crucial parameter used to determine the condition and performance of most of the mechanical measuring systems such as pumps, rotational cutting equipment, gearbox shafts, vehicle axles, and electric motors.… Read more »
  • Fundamentals of Optical Strain Sensors: Working Principle and ApplicationsFundamentals of Optical Strain Sensors:  Working Principle and Applications
    Structures such as bridges, tunnels, pipelines, roadways or dams are continuously exposed harsh environmental conditions that slowly degrade their integrity. The popular foil type strain gauges have been used as structural health monitoring tools. However, they have certain limitations when it comes to signal stability at monitoring in challenging conditions… Read more »
  • How to Measure Engine Air pressure Drop Using a Pressure TransducerHow to Measure Engine Air pressure Drop Using a Pressure Transducer
    The internal combustion process in automotive engines requires a mixture of fuel and air to operate properly. If there is a lack of air, the gasoline doesn’t burn sufficiently to produce the energy required to power the engine. However, it is very important to ensure that only clean air reaches… Read more »
  • How to Measure Flow Rate in Liquids Using Differential Pressure TransducersHow to Measure Flow Rate in Liquids Using Differential Pressure Transducers
    Flow rate is a critical parameter for monitoring and controlling the operational conditions in a variety of industries, laboratories and utility services. It can be linked to asset management, keeping the fluid in motion or even simple tank balancing. In fact, some applications require conducting accurate flow rate measurement to… Read more »
  • Roof tile profile measurementRoof tile profile measurement
    Profile measurement is crucial during the manufacturing of roof tiles. Manufacturers generally design roof tiles with extensive range of styles and profiles to suit all architectural styles and exterior finishes. Therefore, roof tiles manufacturers are required to analyze the profiles of their products to ensure that they do not deviate… Read more »