Float Switch Technology Replacement With Electronic Sensor For Cost Reduction

Float Switch Technology Replacement With Electronic Sensor For Cost Reduction

Our customer was using a stainless steel electro mechanical float switch to measure high levels of oil in a tank. The float switch had an M18 stainless steel thread and was electrically specified at 240v AC or 24v DC (The customer was using the 24v DC option) and the customer stipulated that the M18 mounting thread and the electrical…

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Sick Building Syndrome and indoor climate control

The problem of high levels of CO2 in ambient air appears to be a modern one. Yet, this is not one of the new fads that crop up from time to time and then disappear again, never to be mentioned again. It is, indeed, a modern problem, caused by the improvements in building standards and…

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SST Sensors Used In Military Generators

SST were approached to supply all of the sensing and control requirements for a range of battlefield generators. Our customer had a requirements to capture a range of data from the generator which required a range of sensing and control requirements. Each unit requires the following: Temperature Sensor Temperature Switch Pressure Sensor Pressure Switch Fluid Level Sensor The housings and electronics…

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Emergency Cut-off Switch Solves Shearing Health & Safety Issue

Our customer, a leading supplier of shearing equipment, found an inherent health & safety issue with their sheep shearing units. It was found that when the shearing blades became blocked with excess wool, the blades stopped cutting but the motor continued to run, when the blockage was cleared, the blades immediately began to cut again….

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Glasgow Caledonian Researchers and SST Sensing to Develop New Industry Sensors

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are collaborating with SST Sensing, manufacturer of electronic fluid and gas sensors, to develop new sensors which measure levels of oxygen in the air for a wide range of industrial applications. Funded by a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), from which GCU will be awarded £140,000, the partners aim to develop…

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A Breath of Fresh Air is Easier Said than Done

Deprived Indoor Air Quality can shrink a person’s ability to execute specific mental activities requiring concentration and memory. Dry itchy eyes, fatigue, headache, shortness of breath, dizziness and nausea are all symptoms an individual can experience when in an environment where the air quality is poor. Carbon Dioxide is taken to be the main indicator…

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Maximise Efficiency, Minimise Your Costs & Emissions with SST’s Zirconia Oxygen Sensors

The amount of oxygen in the flue gas of a boiler indicates how much excess air is in the flue gas mixture. The lower the amount of excess air, the higher the boiler efficiency. In other words, the higher the amount of oxygen, your boiler becomes less efficient and more expensive to operate. According to…

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SST Sensing Launch Next Generation of Multi Gas Analysers

Leading gas sensor specialist SST Sensing announce the launch of their next generation gas analysers. The analysers will be seen for the first time at the World of Technology and Science exhibition in Holland later this month. The new additions to the SST range will include exciting new single gas sensors, dual gas and multi-gas…

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SST Report Strong Start to Their Financial Year

As the demand to measure greater amounts of information within our environments as does the demand for electronic sensors. To remain competitive, small to medium size enterprises (SME’s) sensor manufacturers must continually review their product and service offerings in order to remain key partners to their customers. A distinctive advantage that SME manufacturers have over…

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SST Develop Cost Effective Solution to Carbon Dioxide Danger

As building design increasingly embraces low energy solutions so the concern over internal air quality increases. Monitoring the levels of carbon dioxide found in homes and businesses has become increasingly important and in response to the increased demand from local authorities, architects and builders for accurate, reliable, maintenance free carbon dioxide detectors we have developed…

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SST Introduce First New Product To Their Instrumentation Range

SST Sensing Ltd recently launched their first multi-gas sensor system into the instrumentation market. The AQ-Alert+ Environmental Monitoring System was designed for the surveillance of air quality in schools, offices, homes, public buildings and hotel rooms. Being a new and exciting direction for SST, their overwhelming knowledge and experience in the sensing and control industry…

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Sensor+Test Success for SST Sensing

SST Sensing Ltd Marketing and Engineering teams are not long back from exhibiting at Sensor + Test in Nurnberg last week. Sensor+ Test is the go-to place to see, learn and get inspired by the latest sensor technology. There is no comparable platform that offers such an intensive innovation dialog between suppliers of sensors, measuring…

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Alternative Technologies to Fluid Switches: Affordable, Reliable, Robust

Traditionally the use of float switches has dominated this market as the low cost solution for fluid level detection. Alternative technologies such as optical sensors have historically been viewed as desirable but too expensive. SST Sensing Ltd have taken the challenge to bring very reliable and robust optical fluid sensors into the market at a…

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Double Digit Growth in UK Construction Sector Is Good News For SST

Glenigan, the provider of UK construction project sales leads and market analysis reported that the value of projects added to their database in quarter 1 of 2014 has increased by 15% compared to 2013 figures. This healthy growth was the result of the increased number of projects across the residential, non-residential and civil engineering sectors….

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SST Trogamid Liquid Level Sensors Now Approved for Food Contact

The type of housing material offered at SST depends entirely on the type of environment the liquid level sensors will be used in. Our technical team ensure to recommend the best housing materials that will be most compatible with the type of fluid the sensors will be exposed to. The housing materials we offer at…

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SST Trogamid Liquid Level Sensors Now Approved for Food Contact

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As the demand to measure greater amounts of information within our environments grows as does the demand for electronic sensors. This in turn increases the amount of suppliers on the market. To remain competitive, SME (Small to Medium Size Enterprises) sensor manufacturers must continually review their product and service offerings in order to remain key…

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