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Testo's Universal Appeal

18 August 2011

Having been established in 1888 and currently embracing some 400 brands Unilever is truly a household name and one of the greatest trading companies in the world. As such it sets the highest standards for equipment suppliers to the Research & Development laboratory at the famous Port Sunlight complex near Liverpool and a tangible new example is the acquisition of the Saveris computerised temperature and humidity monitoring system from the measurement technology specialist Testo.

This vital concept allows for automatic Radio Frequency (RF) probes to be placed at any point and on any equipment throughout the premises and requires a simple set up via a Saveris base unit and software which is complemented by a converter for linking to the Ethernet. As you can imagine this offers unlimited and versatile scope and the responsible Scientist within the High Throughput department Mark Auty, is delighted to set the scene. “We had previously relied on limited data logging systems but having realized the need for something better, we carried out a thorough worldwide search for the optimum solution and the Testo remedy was quickly apparent. We have highly varied situations here, whether simply monitoring fridges, freezers and ovens right through to complex robotic technology.

The probes can be placed on to a wall or perched on the unit itself and give us constant read-out backed by alarm systems. These are necessary for activities running overnight or during a weekend, and we also have the means to interrogate data going back many months if need be. I particularly like the fast that they are very neat and discreet and just quietly blend in to their surroundings. Coupled with the comparatively easy software and good value for money the Testo package has proved to be an excellent investment and I would have no problem recommending it to a third party”.

For the technical record the actual products supplied by Testo to Unilever consist of a GDS3 base unit which communicates to the measurement probes via Ethernet connection and can save 40000 readings per channel independent of the PC; , a converter for changing a probe signal in to an Ethernet signal; three TD3 two - channel radio probes and six HD3 humidity radio probes all incorporating display screens and long life batteries.

For further details of Testo products and expertise please call 01420 544433; email pr@testo.co.uk or visit www.testo.co.uk 


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