Aviation NewsBrief: Industry Growth Faces Trained Technician Shortage

Introduction Prior to the COVID pandemic, the average age of a highly trained aircraft technician was 57. The airline industry, like so many others, reacted to the pandemic by reducing operations and offering early retirement as way of balancing the workforce with demand. Now the airline industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and [...]

MTI Instruments Whitepaper: Capacitance Guide to Industrial Applications

Capacitance Guide to Industrial Applications This guide from MTI Instruments explains what you need to know about using electrical capacitance for measurement in industrial applications, including advanced manufacturing. Basic Principles Capacitance is the ratio of the change in an electric charge to the corresponding change [...]

Thickness Information of Composite Materials

Thickness Information of Composite Materials Industrial Thickness Information Of Composite Materials Thickness Description Introduction: Composite materials consist of two or more materials which include a substrate or base material such as paper, cotton cloth, or glass cloth along with a resin or adhesive such as [...]

Capacitance Probe Detects Water Contamination in Oiling Systems

Capacitance Probe Detects Water Contamination in Oiling Systems Industrial, Research & Development Capacitance Probe Detection of Water Contamination Metrology, Tolerances Description [Application Note 12218]  The adverse effects of water in oil are well known. Negative consequences include higher viscosity reduced load carrying ability hydrolysis (the [...]

Digital Capacitance Sensor Provides Closed-Loop Piezo Positioning Control

Digital Capacitance Sensor Provides Closed-Loop Piezo Positioning Control Consumer Electronics, Industrial Closed-Loop Piezo Positioning Control Positioning, Robot Guide Description [Application Note 40418] 21st century electronic manufacturing requires fast, precise positioning of miniature components. For many assembly lines, process control has moved from mm to micron, [...]

Signal Generator Tests Charge Amplifier Gain, Frequency Response

Testing Charge Amplifier Gain and Frequency Response with a Signal Generator Aviation/Aerospace, Industrial, Power Generation, Research & Development Charge Amplifier Gain and Frequency Response Testing Amplitude (Acceleration, Vibration, Pressure) Description [Application Note 40518] Piezoelectric transducers produce small electrical charges in response to pressure. Their sensitivity, [...]

Two Ways to Measure Stamped Sheet Metal Thickness

Two Ways to Measure Stamped Sheet Metal Thickness Solar, Semiconductor Measurement of Ungrounded Targets Thickness, Metrology Description Learn how to measure stamped sheet metal thickness with MTI’s Digital Accumeasure, a high-precision capacitance measurement system with nanometer accuracy and stability. Problem High silicon steels are alloys [...]

Wireless Measurement of Very Small Gap Changes Inside Rotating Machinery

Solar, Semiconductor Measurement of Ungrounded Targets Thickness, Metrology Description Description This application note describes how to use capacitance for the non-contact, wireless measurement of very small gap changes (distances) between a device and a grounded target. It uses the textile industry as an example, but any industry that uses [...]

Ideal Charge Amplifier for Piezo Electric Transducers

Ideal Charge Amplifier for Piezo Electric Transducers Aviation (Turbine Engines), Automotive Research and Development, Industrial Manufacturing Vibration Monitoring: Turbine Engines; Vehicle Testing Pressure Monitoring: Combustion Engines; Pumps, Turbines Amplitude Measurements:  Acceleration, Vibration, Pressure Description Ideal Charge Amplifier for Piezo Electric Transducers Piezoelectric-type transducers such as [...]

Comparing Non-Contact Sensors: Capacitive vs. Eddy Current Sensors

Comparing Non-Contact Sensors: Capacitive vs. Eddy Current Sensors Comparing Non-Contact Sensors: Capacitive vs. Eddy Current Sensors Manufacturing EV Battery Production Thickness, Distance This application note from MTI Instruments compares two types of non-contact sensors: capacitive and Eddy current. It describes their basic operating principles, includes [...]

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