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Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group

234 Old Weaverville Road, Asheville, NC, 28804, US

  • 828-658-3131
  • 800-421-2853

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Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Thermal Imaging Camera with high sensitivity.

February 24, 2015

In addition to respective frame rates of 9 Hz (for use in restricted countries) and 60 Hz, Bluetooth®-enabled Heat Spy a150 and z150 feature 160 x 120 detector for 19,200 individually calibrated pixels with thermal sensitivity of 0.05°C @ 30°C. Features also include 25° x 19° FoV with 3.2 MP CMOS image sensor; 4 viewing modes; 3.6 in., 640 x 480 touchscreen LCD; and ergonomic, handheld housing. Laser aiming allows precision hotspot pinpointing, and 2 LED bulbs above lens for low-light use. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Thermal Imaging System detects fevered individuals amongst groups.

November 18, 2014

Used to screen groups of people, HSI4000M Fever Alert System identifies individuals with body/skin temperatures higher than pre-set point and can produce audible/visible alarms to signal operator. Non-contact IR temperature measurement technology lets operator remain safely 10–32 ft from subjects while screening multiple individuals, and thermal/visible live video feeds can be set to display in desired mode; temperature alarms are displayed in both views. Fever Alert software is included. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital RTD Meter features FM approval.

March 18, 2014

Designed for hazardous locations where accurate temperature monitoring is critical, DST500-FM features fixed stem probe, which is available in 304 SS or 316 SS with straight or 90° back, left, or right angle connection. Thermometer has NEMA 4X-rated housing and 1 in. 4-digit LCD that is readable from 30 ft. With temperature range of -328 to 1472°F, 4-wire RTD provides total system accuracy of ±0.3°F for temperatures <300°F and ±0.25% for temperatures >300°F over 1-year period. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Bimetal Thermometers feature 316SS case, fitting, and stem.

January 31, 2014

Available on All-Star Series Bimetal Thermometers, 316 stainless steel case, fitting, and stem options are designed for deepwater drilling and off-shore oil rigs. IP67-rated units feature temperature ranges of -100 to 1,000°F/-50 to 500°C, with over-range protection up to 50% and accuracy within 1% FS. Available with 3 or 5 in. dials and stem lengths to 60 in., thermometers have quick lock cam-action bezel ring with heat-resistant, hermetically sealed gasket that prevents lens icing or fogging. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Pressure Gauge suits field and laboratory applications.

January 20, 2014

Powered by three AA alkaline batteries, Model PTG200 features backlit LCD screen with 5-digit resolution and choice of 9 pressure units. Standard models are housed in aluminum alloy case with atmospheric reference choices of gauge, sealed gauge, or absolute, compound, and differential. Gauge ranges measure over 2,500 bar, while compound ranges from -1 to 2.5 bar, and differential ranges from 0.0025–0.05 bar. Featuring 316L SS wetted parts, Model PTG200 offers accuracies of 0.1% or 0.2% FS. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Test Pressure Gauge offers laboratory precision.

December 9, 2013

Suited for use in field pressure calibration, Palmer Precision Test Gauge (PTG) has 3.9 in. dia dial and displays up to 6 digits on backlit LCD. User can select from up to 9 engineering units, and models are available for measuring over 36,000 psi. Fully temperature compensated accuracy from 32 to 122°F, Palmer PTG100 comes in accuracies of 0.5%, 0.1%, 0.05%, and 0.025% FS. Standard models are available with atmospheric reference choices of gauge, sealed gauge, or absolute. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Custom Dial Faces are available for temperature/pressure gauges.

November 6, 2013

Custom dial face design and manufacturing service is available for Palmer BiMetal and Direct Drive Dial thermometers and Palmer Pressure Gauges with screw-on bezels regardless of dial size. Options include dual scales with different units of measure, colored scales, high-visibility markings, color pie-wedge sectors, bands, or lines. Original ideas and artwork can be submitted, or in-house engineering services can work with customers to design model specific to application requirements. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Hand Calibration Pumps quickly produce high pressures.

October 15, 2013

Featuring dual stage design with selector valve, PV10K Hydraulic Calibration Pressure Pump offers pressure range of 0–10,000 psi or 0–700 bar. Pressure relief valve can be supplied to protect connected instruments, while swivel reference gauge port allows viewing from almost any angle. For pneumatic applications, PV600 Combination Pneumatic Pressure & Vacuum Calibration Pump can create range of vacuum 28 in. of mercury up to 600 psi, and can reach 100 psi with only 4 pumps. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Gauge features solar powered design.

August 14, 2013

Equipped with 5/8 in. high LCD screen, Solar Pressure Gauge is available in ranges from vacuum to 1,000 psi, as well as kPa, KG/CM2, or Bar with corresponding vacuum scales. Models are available with or without 4–20 mA transmitter capability for connection to remotely installed controller or recorder. Supplied with ¼ in. NPT or ½ in. NPT lower connection fittings, gauge features IP65 weatherproof rating making it suitable for exterior installations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Solar Powered Industrial Thermometer has digital display.

July 24, 2013

Powered by built-in solar cell, Palmer Solar Digital Industrial has ½ in. high LCD screen and is completely mercury free. Models are available in designs used to replace Bimetal type thermometers, traditional type Industrial thermometers with tapered bulb and 1 ¼ -18 swivel nut fitting, and for air duct temperature measurement. Also, models with 4–20 mA transmitter capability for connection to remotely installed controller or recorder are available. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermowells offer various material and design options.

April 12, 2013

Used to protect temperature sensor and production process, Palmer thermowells conform to size and design of sensor to maintain accuracy and response time while withstanding harsh process conditions. Various materials are available, and products may be custom designed to requirements. Variety of configurations, manufactured from standard or exotic materials, is also available, and testing services are offered to ensure thermowell can meet any challenge that may arise. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

IR Thermometers come in high-temperature, long range versions.

August 20, 2012

With respective measurement ranges of 1,472 to 2,912°F and 2,012 to 3,632°F, DHS1600R and DHS2000R have 2-color IR designs, 150:1 distance to spot ratio, and MAX temperature functionality. Along with RS485 interface and 4-20 mA analog signal output through 2 mini-USB ports, DHS1900 and DHS3000 feature 150:1 distance to spot ratio as well as Hi/Low alarms; Max, Min, Avg, and Delta-T calculations; and adjustable emissivity. Tripod-mounted HSA1500 offers 1500:1 distance to spot ratio. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Transducers are available in 304 or 316 stainless steel.

January 23, 2012

Featuring electrical signal outputs in 4-20 mA, 0-5 V, and 1-10 V with Packard, DINN, or cable-type electrical connections, Pressure Transducers feature ceramic, silicone, or piezoresistive sensing elements. They offer housings of 304 or 316 stainless steel and are designed for HVAC, water treatment, hydraulic control and monitoring, compressors, aerospace, and process control applications. Accuracies are as precise as 0.2% FS, with maximum ranges of 8,700 psi. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Pressure Gauges display positive and negative pressure.

December 14, 2011

Featuring 2.5 in. dial face, EDG Gauges display pressures on LCD with ±1% FS accuracy and settable resolutions of 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, and 1 whole unit. Units operate on 9 V battery for approximately 1,500 hours, and include auto-off timer that saves battery life, allowing gauges to be always on, or to auto shut off in increments from 30-180 sec. Equipped with protective rubber boot and ¼ in. bottom NPT connection, gauges are available with 316 SS internals for corrosive liquid applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Calibration Black Body Sources offer application diversity.

November 15, 2011

Used for calibration and verification of IR temperature instruments, Black Body Calibration sources come in 22 models to suit various instrument specifications. Both cavity and hot plate types have dull black surfaces to achieve emissivity of as close to 1 as possible. Models with built-in or standalone temperature controllers are available, and communication ports on select models allow users to set points for automatic test applications. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Thermal Imaging Cameras are in-field upgradeable.

October 26, 2011

Heat Spy 30 Hz, 160 x 120 pixel cameras are available in 2 series with 16 different configurations. While z30 series Detector is designed for on-spot maintenance inspections and repair, z50 series Inspector is designed for users required to document and prepare reports with included thermal and digital images. All models have 2x digital zoom, 3.5 in. Hi-Res display, laser aiming, audible and visible alarms, video output, spots, delta T, auto ranging, as well as manual level and span. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TC/RTD Sensor Assemblies come in variety of configurations.

May 12, 2011

Available to meet variety of application requirements, RTD and Thermocouple Sensor Assemblies offer sensor heads in aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, polypropylene, and explosionproof models. Users can select from terminal blocks or transmitters for data transfer; grounded or ungrounded elements in Types J, K, or T; and thin film or wire wound type RTDs in Class A or Class B when higher accuracy is necessary. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Differential Pressure Gauges target HVAC industry.

February 7, 2011

Featuring frictionless gauge movement, J-2000 Aero Type Gauges indicate low pressures, whether positive, negative, or differential. Magnetic components of spiral movement have been replaced with rubber film, eliminating difficulty with evaporation, freezing, or leveling. Safe-slide pointers in green, yellow, and red allow user to set visible reminders of safe, warning, and danger ranges. Available in psi, Pa, kPa, in. of water, mm of water, and cm of water, gauges provide ±2% accuracy. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Calibration Black Body has NIST traceable design.

January 21, 2010

Optimized for accuracy and usability, HSICBB-P is used for single point calibration verification and checking of IR Thermal Imaging Cameras and Point IR Thermometers. Operation consists of turning instrument on and choosing °F or °C, setting thermal imaging camera or IR thermometer to correct emissivity, and aiming at target area. Comparison of readings will confirm IR unit is within tolerance, and correction for zero error can be calculated. Accuracy is ±0.3°F from -40° to 158°F. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

IR Thermometer offers long range operation.

January 21, 2010

Designed for use in electrical power generation and transmission industry, Model HSA300 features 300:1 optics, which provide 2 in. measurement spot at 50 ft. Peak temperature is displayed on large main display, while current temperature is displayed on smaller secondary display. Able to measure from 300 ft away, thermometer includes telescopic sight that allows precise positioning of measurement spot while maintaining safe distance from target. Read More

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