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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