Vincent van Walt's
Travel Journal

Understanding the requirements

24th January 2024

It’s a common occurrence - we receive a request for pricing to measure a parameter or series of parameters on telemetry. But to do our job properly and give you the best service we need more information,...

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Are you SLA-ing?

17th November 2023

Have you been SLA-ing?

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Whisky and Paracetamol…Epilogue

23rd April 2023

 

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Whisky and Paracetamol – When the customer assists in a multi-sensor network installation

17th April 2023

There is no doubt that our best telemetric installations have been when the customer has been involved proactively and the recent network delivered to Vindolanda is no exception.

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You need to measure Nitrates? There are options!

25th January 2022

Nitrogen is an essential food for plant growth.  In order to get that Nitrogen, plants will assimilate it in a large way in the form of Nitrates. Those three atoms of Oxygen and one atom of Nitrogen produce...

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Van Walt goes to Kenya

29th December 2021

Kenya December 2021

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Why do Bees Build Hexagons?

23rd September 2021

Mathematician Thomas Hales explains the Honeycomb Conjecture in the context of bees. Hales proved that the hexagon tiling (hexagonal honeycomb) is the most efficient way to maximise area whilst minimising...

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Connection types and the Hex Quick Pin

4th May 2021

There are straight threads and there are tapered threads, some are metric, some are imperial and some are bespoke to a particular manufacturer or organisation; the pitch of the thread can be all over the...

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Van Walt Ireland

14th January 2021

“When we are old and grey, what will we look back on and wish we did differently? What memories will we cherish, what choices (or lack thereof) will we regret?” (J.R.R. Tolkien)

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