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Process Monitoring Technology

Bringing solutions to the client--that is the philosophy of the Process Monitoring Technologies section at SwRI. Whether in the business of producing food or other goods, companies require fast and reliable methods of monitoring their processes for various properties at different stages in the processing line. SwRI uses a multitude of technological capabilities and expertise to develop and apply sensor systems and monitoring techniques for industrial requirements.

SwRI is renown for its practice of technology transfer to clients. With more than 50 years of experience in meeting clients' requirements, from the common to the unusual, the Institute offers a broad array of solutions to the challenges facing the production firm or the firm that manufactures processing equipment. More importantly the Institute strives to meet these requirements with efficiency, confidentiality, and integrity.

To learn more about process monitoring technology at SwRI, visit processmonitoring.swri.org.

For more information, contact Clinton J. Thwing, Manager, (210) 522-3989

Technical specialties include:

  • Electromagnetic wave applications (infrared, laser, microwave, X-ray)
  • Ultrasonics applications
  • Chemical detection
  • Eddy current detectors
  • Mechanical testing (viscosity, flow rate, texture, bend strength, etc.)
  • Magnetic resonance techniques
  • Biosensors
  • Surface acoustic wave sensors

Division Publications

Sensor Systems and Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Technology
Mechanical Engineering
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