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Independent analysis of heat and fire detection for conveyor belts

August 12, 2019

The Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa (MVSSA) has published the results of a study where they compare different fire prevention and detection systems for mine conveyor belts.

Let fiber-optic sensing systems be your eyes and ears

July 29, 2019

Border monitoring made easy If you want to monitor physical borders, such as walls and fences, a fiber-optic sensing system is ideal as they enable you to measure sound, movement…

Distributed Strain Sensing prevents failure in overhead lines and towers

May 21, 2019

Overhead power lines are vulnerable. Common cable failures include icing, lightning strike, tower collapse, and…

How to monitor temperature inside a 200°C carbon fiber autoclave

March 26, 2019

At the German Aerospace Center, they make aerospace parts - such as wings and fuselage…