About

The UK’s only national sensors event, Sensors & Instrumentation took place in Hall 1 at the NEC Birmingham on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th September 2017.

Highlights included:

  • A dedicated exhibition of the latest products, technology and solutions from market-leading suppliers
  • Connecting Industry LIVE! Bringing together leading suppliers from the many different sectors of manufacturing for live, on stage demos
  • Drone Zone demonstrating the real life applications of advancing drone technology
  • CPD accredited Seminar Programme to allow speakers to interact directly with a focused and highly engaged audience regarding pressing issues within the industry
  • Innovation Showcase, a special display area within the show floor for exhibitors, seminar speakers and industry leading companies to demonstrate their latest innovation
  • Sensors & Instrumentation is backed by the UK’s leading industrial publications and websites and supported by a number of other high profile sponsors and media partners

Industry sectors

  • Aerospace & Defence
  • Automotive
  • Communications
  • Construction Materials
  • Public Services
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Food, Drink, Tobacco
  • Gas, Water, Electricity
  • Instrument Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical
  • Metal Goods
  • Mining, Quarrying
  • Paper, Print
  • Petro-chemical
  • Pharmaceuical
  • Research/Standards/Education
  • Rubber/Plastics Processing
  • Textiles, Leather, Clothing
  • Vehicles for Marine, Aerospace etc.

Visitor interests

  • Automation
  • Calibration
  • Data Acquisition
  • Electronic Test Equipment
  • Environmental Analysis
  • Equipment Test & Repair
  • Flow & Level and Measurement Equipment
  • Image Capture and Analysis
  • Instrumentation
  • Intrinsically Safe Devices
  • Inspection/Machine Vision
  • Oscilloscopes
  • PC Hardware/Software
  • Powerline Monitoring
  • Control Systems
  • Recorders/Gauges & Displays
  • Signal Condition Equipment
  • Spectrum Analysers
  • Sensors & Transducers
  • Valves/Process Hardware

Technology requirements

The main requirement of sensors and instrumentation include:

  • Displacement
  • Flow
  • Humidity/Environmental
  • Level
  • Load
  • Noise/Vibraion
  • Pressure
  • Temperature
  • Torque
  • Velocity/Acceleraion