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Industrial Inclinometers utilize MEMS technology.

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May 16, 2014 - Providing measurement of slope or tilt angles of object with respect to gravity, T-Series offers dual axis measurement range up to ±60° or single axis measurement of 360°, with 0.01° resolution and 0.1° accuracy. Sensors incorporate built-in linearity and temperature compensation. Available with glass fiber reinforced plastic or AW6082-T6 aluminum alloy housing, encapsulated units are sealed to IP68 for harsh outdoor applications. Output options include 4–20 mA, 0.5–4.5 V, or CANopen.

BEI Sensors (BEI Industrial Encoders)

7230 Hollister Ave., Goleta, CA, 93117, USA

Original Press Release

New Inclinometer Series Offers Precise Tilt Measurement for Harsh Applications

Press release date: May 14, 2014

Goleta, CA – BEI Sensors introduces the T-Series industrial inclinometer, a compact and high performance sensor for measurement of slope or tilt angles of an object with respect to gravity.  The T-Series uses advanced MEMS technology, which offers the best combination of precision and responsiveness for today’s industrial marketplace.  The new inclinometer series offers a wide range of motion feedback including dual axis up to ±60° or single axis of 360°, with resolution of 0.01° and accuracy of 0.1°. Incorporating built-in linearity and temperature compensation; both for offset and sensitivity, makes this one of the highest performing MEMS-based sensor available

This tilt sensor provides outstanding mechanical stability with a completely encapsulated sensor and a glass fiber reinforced plastic or an AW6082-T6 aluminum alloy housing.  The plastic housing is manufactured with automotive grade UV resistant material with UL 94 V-0 classification for safety of flammability. Available output options include 4-20mA or 0.5 – 4.5V for a simple analog interface, or a CANopen output for ease of integration into existing bus systems. Its compact design and simplicity make it extremely robust in high shock and vibration environments. 

Designed for harsh outdoor applications, these easy-to-mount inclinometers are sealed up to IP68.  When properly mounted, with a sealed mating connector they can even withstand IP69K washdown environments.  The T-Series is ideal for tilt measurement applications on industrial equipment such as mobile cranes, forklifts, drilling towers, construction and agricultural machinery.

Visit http://www.beisensors.com/inclinometers.html for more information.

About BEI Sensors
BEI Sensors specializes in speed and position sensors for extreme applications. With an extensive product offering including optical and magnetic encoders, Hall effect sensors, and potentiometers, BEI Sensors offers standard configurations to completely customized solutions. Through uncompromising quality, performance, and reliability, BEI Sensors upholds a standard of excellence in its products, customer service experience, and commitment to being a global leader in sensor technology. BEI Sensors is a brand of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST).

About Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST)
Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) is a specialist in designing and manufacturing sensing, control and motion products.

Through its brands, BEI Kimco, BEI Sensors, BEI PSSC, Crouzet, Crydom, Kavlico, Newall and Systron Donner Inertial, CST offers customizable, reliable and efficient components for mission-critical systems in Aerospace & Defense, Transportation, Energy & Infrastructure, Medical, Food and Beverage and Building Equipment markets.

Focused on premium value offers and committed to excellence, CST, with 4.500 employees worldwide and sales of $600M US in 2013, is the dependable and adaptable partner for the most demanding customers. www.cstsensors.com

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