Yokogawa Launches New Advanced Tool for Testing Electric Cars As companies develop more energy efficient technologies for electric vehicles it requires a highly detailed view of an application’s electrical and mechanical behavior. Yokogawa has announced the release of a new measurement product that will offer new levels of insight into complex electrical and mechanical systems. The DL950 is the latest in the Yokogawa ScopeCorder family and offers high-speed data acquisition facilities, extending and improving their speed, channel count and data acquisition features. The DL950 is suited for applications such as testing electric vehicles and SiC/GaN inverters,
New Exoskeleton Standard Establishes Ergonomic Parameters W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 16, 2021 – ASTM International’s committee on exoskeletons and exosuits (F48) has approved a new standard that will help establish ergonomic parameters and test metrics. “This new practice provides functional ergonomic criteria to consider for the design, production, and evaluation of exoskeletons within the domains of industry, military, medical, first responders, and recreational,” says ASTM International board member Christopher Reid. “When designing, natural unassisted human postures and movements, as well as the resulting strain and fatigue experienced by people, should be considered for the end-users inside of exoskeletons.” The new standard
Mahr Introduces New MarForm MMQ 500 Form Tester Designed for Precise Measurement of Form—Featuring New Levels of Flexibility PROVIDENCE, RI – February 10, 2021 – Mahr Inc., a global manufacturer of precision measurement equipment used for dimensional metrology, today introduced its new MarForm MMQ 500, which extends Mahr’s benchtop form tester portfolio with new levels of speed and flexibility. The MMQ 500 features optimized machine design and construction for the highest stability, precision, and speed. Powerful software enables both setup and measurement to be automated and extremely fast. The MarForm MMQ 500 is designed for speed.
Portable Generator Manufacturers Set New Standard for Safe Generator Use ANSI/PGMA G300 is the only comprehensive standard for safe, rigorously tested, high-performance portable generators. February 2, 2021—Portable generators are vital to the building trades, acting as a convenient, easy-to-move source of spot power on job sites. But, like any tool, safe and proper use is critical to a safe outcome. With portable generators, that means never operating a generator indoors or in any enclosed spaces, thereby limiting exposure to carbon monoxide (CO). Some crews might be tempted to bring generators inside, believing an unfinished structure provides
TM2 Publishing Announces New Publication “Test & Measurement 2.0” to Support the Test & Measurement Industry. February 1, 2021 – TM2 Publishing LLC announced today that the premier issue of Test & Measurement 2.0 magazine will be launched March, 2021. Circulation will be 25,000 subscribers worldwide to support manufacturers, testing facilities, R & D departments, calibration & testing labs and others who utilize test, calibration and measurement products. The brand will be a print/digital publication that includes a variety of whitepapers, product news and releases, case studies and other educational features. It will be published quarterly.