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Fireproof the Future

We are always on the lookout for improved materials and so when an even more fire retardant plastic became available, we had to try it. The plastics on a Senquip device perform a lot of functions. They must be crush-proof, rigid to ensure a tight seal, UV resistant, chemical resistant, fire retardant, and visually appealing. Flame-retardant …

Indus Senquip Distributor in Uruguay

Senquip welcomes INDUS Tecnologías de Control as distributor for Uruguay, Paraguay, and Peru. INDUS provides engineered solutions for automation and control, specialising in process control, energy efficiency, vibration analysis, thermometry, power quality, and measurement of flow and pressure. Senquip and INDUS have worked together for many years, with this latest announcement formalising what has already …

Finalist in 2024 Alliance Australia Awards

Senquip is thrilled to be a finalist in the 2024 IoT Alliance Australia awards in the category Asset management. The entry describes how Senquip devices are being used to monitor remote drill rigs in Western Australia to enable preventative maintenance, optimise asset utilisation and support environmental reporting. The solution uses Senquip’s Australian-made telemetry devices, programmed …

Wind Speed Monitroing

Ensuring safe and efficient crane operation: why monitoring wind speed matters. 🚨 Safety Precaution: High wind speeds pose significant risks to crane stability, potentially leading to accidents, injuries, or property damage. By closely monitoring wind speeds, operators can take proactive measures to ensure the safety of their teams and equipment. ⚖️ Operational Limits: Every mobile …

Safe Operation

Ensuring safe and efficient crane operation: why monitoring wind speed matters. 🚨 Safety Precaution: High wind speeds pose significant risks to crane stability, potentially leading to accidents, injuries, or property damage. By closely monitoring wind speeds, operators can take proactive measures to ensure the safety of their teams and equipment. ⚖️ Operational Limits: Every mobile …

Flow Meter Monitoring

Combine flow meter monitoring with pump control and sleep easy, knowing you are within your allocation. Senquip can connect to and read data from MACE, Aquamonix, ABB, FLOMEC, Bermad, and other popular water meters. Monitor usage in litres, megalitres, by day, by week, by month or in any unit that works for you. And of …

Modbus Madness

A customer recently got caught out when interfacing to an engine controller with Modbus. The data to be read was shown with register numbers 400001 onwards. Of course, in Modbus land, 400001 means the data is contained in a holding register (4) and the register number is 1 (00001). Register 1 has address 0 and a …

Connecting Machines to the Internet

Senquip ORB and QUAD devices enable remote monitoring and control of diesel machines. Our devices are compatible with Enovation, Deep Sea, ComAp, Kensho, SmartGen, and other popular engine controllers that are used in pumps, generators, lighting towers, compressors, drill rigs, ag equipment and more. Monitor position, engine speed, fuel level, battery voltage, engine hours, fault codes …

Custom Widgets

Senquip is thrilled to announce the release of user customisable widgets for the Senquip Portal. Users can now create their own graphical displays that convey measured data in a way that is meaningful to the user. Access the new widget editor directly from a device page by clicking on the Display Settings icon. Enhance your widgets …

Moisture Detection

Senquip QUAD devices now have an integrated moisture detector. This feature, upon activation, dispatches a diagnostic message, ensuring proactive identification of any moisture-related issues. The placement of the moisture detector along the edge of the PCB, in proximity to the cable tray, strategically positions it as the first element affected by water ingress when the …

Cavitation

Cavitation results in significant damage to pumps. It can be detected through simple vibration monitoring or for more precise diagnosis, by monitoring the power density in a range of vibration frequencies. Two types of cavitation are distinguished: Suction cavitation can occur when a pump is under low pressure or high vacuum conditions. As the pump …

Battery Certification

The use of high-quality Lithium batteries is crucial in ensuring safety and reliability of industrial products. The IEC 62133 standard addresses safety requirements for rechargeable batteries used in industrial applications. It provides guidelines for manufacturers to assess and mitigate risks associated with lithium-ion batteries. Why is it Important for Industrial Products? 🛡️ Safety First: Industrial …

Why Monitor a Lighting Plant

Ensuring optimal performance of lighting towers is not just about light; it’s about maximising productivity and ensuring a safe working environment. Here are six critical reasons why monitoring is key: Location Matters: A lighting tower not positioned correctly at the start of a shift results in lost productivity. Efficiently track and manage locations to minimise …

ESG Reporting

Carbon accounting, the process of measuring, reporting, and verifying an organisation’s greenhouse gas emissions and carbon footprint is gaining importance as companies are pressured to reduce their carbon footprint. It provides a way for businesses to understand and track their impact on the environment and identify areas where they can reduce their emissions. Carbon accounting can …

Data Ownership

Navigating data ownership in the world of IoT can be more intricate than it seems. While device owners are generally assumed to be the rightful owners of the generated data, the reality is often nuanced. Manufacturers or service providers often embed terms in user agreements or privacy policies that extend their rights to the data. …

Settlement Monitoring

I love interesting sensors and had never heard about extensometers. So, when the opportunity to work with UK based Osprey Measurement Systems presented, we jumped at it. The task; to make remote extensometer and inclinometer data available to customers anywhere in the world. Extensometers are used to measure ground settlement, deformation, and the behaviour of soil and …

Kaiser Soze Distributor for Portugal and Spain

Senquip is pleased to announce the appointment of Kaiser-Soze as distributor for Spain and Portugal. Kaiser Soze imports, distributes, and offers engineering support for high quality products in industrial, automotive, and marine markets. Senquip looks forward to working with the team at Kaiser-Soze to bring the reliability, efficiency, and time savings that telemetry enables to …

Telemetry with a Brain

Every application for telemetry is different. By giving our devices a brain, Senquip makes it easy to tailor telemetry to the application. All Senquip telemetry devices are user programmable with JavaScript. Scripting on Senquip devices allows: • Decoding of messages from serial and CAN-bus devices, even if they do not comply with industry standards. • …

Senquip to Satellite

Had a call today with SpaceX to discuss operation of Senquip ORB and QUAD devices with Starlink V2 satellites. Starlink V2 incorporates a phase array antenna that will enable cellular to satellite services. First V2 launches will be on Falcon 9 before the end of this year. 2024 will see the advent of CAT-1 services over satellite …

ECS Distributor for South Africa

Senquip would like to welcome ECS – Engine Control Systems as Senquip distributor in South Africa. ECS is a distributor of high-end quality products and services to the industrial, automotive, and mining trades. Their excellence in customer service improves the protection, performance, and reliability of engines. Their product lines include instruments that monitor critical engine …

Techno Gamma Netherlands and Belgium Distributor

Senquip extends a warm welcome to Techno Gamma Techniek B.V. as distributor in the Netherlands and Belgium. Techno Gamma is a technical trading company with a wide range of products from leading suppliers in industrial automation. They bring 45 years of technical knowledge and expertise to markets including utilities, shipping, aviation, mobile equipment, agriculture, government, …

Senquip ORB FCC

The Senquip ORB is FCC approved. The FCC, or Federal Communications Commission, is a regulatory body in the United States responsible for ensuring that electronic devices meet specific electromagnetic interference standards. All electronic devices sold in the USA need to be FCC approved. In simple terms, when you see that a device is FCC certified, it’s …