RKC's LT1 is a back-pressure level switch for upper/lower limit liquid sensing. There are no moving mechanical parts, just a back-pressure sensor and built-in orifice to supply gas. A single tube handles liquid level alarm and sensing. The LE100/110 high-accuracy linear meter series can measure liquid levels in single and multiple chemical baths or as a pressure sensor. The built-in back-pressure sensor in the 1/16th DIN microprocessor can measure levels up to 1,000 mm. The front panel display has two digital readings for actual level and set value, up to eight level set points, and four push buttons for setting the unit. A single-touch setup can do empty adjustment, span adjustment, and automatic specific gravity computation, and a built-in linearizer compensates for variations in tank shapes. The meters display units such as millimeters, percent, liters, and milliliters. They have a repeatability of ± 0.3 percent of full span, and a 0.2-second sampling time.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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