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Carbide calipers upgrade

We have upgraded our S_Cal EVO Carbide calipers which are now available with outer jaws featuring soldered carbide pads. These upgraded pads provide an increased resistance to impacts.

2PAC carbide ref

A 200mm model with a rectangular depth rod and Bluetooth® Technology also com-pletes the range, reference 810-1529.

These products are available from stock immediately.

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This is Sylvac #10

« Since June 2020, we have all returned to almost normal life in China after COVID-19, and economic activity is in full swing inside the country. »

Nicolas Réau is in charge of a team at Sylvac responsible for pre-assembly of subassemblies and purchasing plastic and electronic components on site.

Life has returned to its usual course in China, except for international travel. « China still filters a lot of entries into its territory, but apart from that we live normally. We were able to keep the 30 or so Sylvac employees even during the COVID-19 crisis. We just gave up overtime during this period. Since the beginning of 2021 it has even become very dynamic again and we are running at full capacity.»

While the health and economic situation in Europe is still recovering, the pandemic in China is no longer an issue. «There are almost no more cases, the few infected people arrive from abroad and are immediately quarantined. Here the will has not been to slow down the virus or avoid a second wave, but to eliminate it radically.»

The concepts of confinement or wearing a mask have had an impact in China equal to their severity: 3 weeks of confinement with an absolute ban on leaving the house and a total halt to activity, tracking of movements and compulsory wearing of a mask all day have all contributed to preventing the spread of the virus throughout the country. Of course, the most affected regions had to face the hardest measures.

At Sylvac Wujiang, where people remained very cautious throughout 2020, Nicolas Réau now sees the end of the tunnel: « As in the US and Europe, China is now vaccinating the population very quickly in order to reopen to international visitors without taking the risk of seeing the epidemic start again. The situation is under control and the economic outlook is good: morale is therefore high.»

New Sylcom 1.5.4

More functionalities and benefits

4 versions available: Sylcom LITE, STANDARD, PRO and EXPERT.

The main new features at a glance :

  • Bluetooth connection window showing instrument names (all versions)
  • Choice of instrument compatibility via colour coding (all versions)
  • Sampling control (Pro and Expert)
  • Pre-positioning of the Hi_Cal measuring probe in the control plan (Pro and Expert)
  • New functions (Hold ON/OFF and Continue actions) in the "Program" tab (Pro and Expert)
  • Individually editable preset (Pro and Expert)
  • SPC export with choice of values to export (Pro and Expert).

Download the latest version of Sylcom 1.5.4 directly from our website.

"Experts in connected metrology", the slogan that rings true

A recent survey of a panel of Sylvac customers showed that the three main elements that differentiate us from our competitors are, in order: connectivity, innovation and service.

This survey reinforces our strategy, particularly with regard to the multiple connection possibilities offered by our instruments, whether contact or contactless. The emergence of Industry 4.0 and the "all connected" are undoubtedly not unrelated. Did you know, for example, that some of our comparators even offer 3 different ways to connect them? They can communicate via Bluetooth, via a Proximity type cable and via a Power type cable, which has the particularity of both transmitting data and powering the instrument, which then operates without batteries.

This last solution is often preferred when the instrument is difficult to access; not having to worry about replacing the battery is becoming an essential argument. Do not hesitate to ask us for advice for all your instrument connection projects.