Eye on the ball

Excell, Jon
July 2004
Engineer (00137758);7/9/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7655, p36
Reports that Atlanta, Georgia-based technology spin-off firm Radatec has developed a non-contact displacement sensor that could transform the world of condition monitoring of machinery. Measurement of motion by sending a continuous microwave signal towards a vibrating or rotating object; Use of the technology to provide real-time information about critical mechanical components in areas that were previously off limits; Monitoring of the roundness of the motor in real-time.


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