Force Measurement is Reducing Waste and Automating the Consumer Packaging Industry

Customer Need and Challenge

If you have ever wondered how a pill or piece of candy gets a little logo stamped on it without crushing it or how every bag of chips is nearly filled to the same capacity, chances are a load cell or torque transducer was involved. Interface works with hundreds of customers who manufacture a wide variety of machines used in the consumer packaging industry. These machines serve numerous functions including logo stamping, bag weighing, bottle capping, sealing and precision cutting. Continue reading…

Monitoring the Seismic Force of a Suspension Bridge

Challenge

One of the construction contractors, an Interface customer, wanted to find a way to measure the force on the Gerald Desmond Bridge in the event of an earthquake. The goal was to continuously monitor the standard force created by regular traffic, as well as the seismic force before, during, and after earthquakes. Continue reading…

Launching Into Orbit with Interface

Customer Need and Challenge

Space organizations play a critical role in allowing humanity to re-imagine the realm of existence—and no one understands this better than NASA. NASA’s latest efforts have been centered around human deep space exploration, opening new possibilities for scientific missions to places like the Moon, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter. Continue reading…

Protecting Ultra HD Monitors

Understanding Ultra HD Resolution

With the rising popularity of Ultra HD and 4K format video monitors, testing for video output quality is critical. These screens have a resolution of 3840×2160—four times the number of pixels in Full High Definition and eight times as many as Standard Definition. Continue reading…