Tom Ingram chases GT title, with help from Hansford

Tom Ingram, a young British racing star sponsored by Hansford Sensors, has proved he is more than capable of taking this year’s Ginetta GT Supercup trophy after scoring four victories in the first half of the season.

Tom Ingram

Tom Ingram

18-year-old Tom has further boosted his chances by proving worthy of financial support from the KX Akademy, which has been set up to help talented young drivers.  Tom, who is one of only two drivers to be selected for the KX Akademy, will also receive mentoring from two-time British Touring Car Champion Jason Plato. Continue reading

Monitoring and automation

Chris Hansford, Managing Director of Hansford Sensors, explains why vibration monitoring equipment is such a benefit to automated production lines.

Accelerometer

Accelerometer

Automation delivers increased productivity, consistent quality and cost reduction, but by depending on physical rather manual assets it places great emphasis on effective maintenance.  Vibration monitoring offers a powerful tool with which to maximise machine uptime, extend operating life beyond recommended maintenance intervals and avoid catastrophic failure. Continue reading