Sensors, Monitors & Transducers - (Green & Clean)
Filter-Based IR Analyzers meet fuel blending environment needs.
Wilks Enterprise, Inc.
East Norwalk, CT 06855
May 08, 2013
InfraCal Biodiesel Blend Analyzer reads out directly in percent biodiesel and can measure blend ratio on-site in 30 sec. This specific-analysis fixed-filter IR analyzer has 0%–100% measurement range and ±0.20% accuracy. Containing linear variable filter and detector array covering 5.4–10.8 μm wavelength range, InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer can measure biodiesel in diesel, ethanol in gasoline, or water in ethanol. This portable spectral range analyzer has usability-optimized PC interface.
Hand-Held Sound Level Meter supports product noise evaluation.
Larson Davis, Inc., A PCB Group Co.
Provo, UT 84601
May 02, 2013
SoundExpert™ LxT Sound Level Meter is rugged device that measures noise for pass/fail assessments and gathers data for up to 2 wk using battery power. Graphic display and firmware are included, while in kit form, product also includes protective case, D-cell battery pack, microphone protection shroud, and cable options from 6–200 ft. Free field or random incidence microphones are also available. Product suits construction, mining, wind farm, and public venue applications.
Gas Gauge IC monitors lead-acid batteries.
Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI)
Dallas, TX 75243-4136
Apr 29, 2013
Housed in 14-pin, 5 x 6 mm TSSOP package, Model bq34z110 supports multi-cell lead-acid battery packs with battery voltages of 4–64 V. Impedance Track™ algorithm constantly informs user about battery's state-of-health and state-of-charge and maintains up to 95% accurate capacity measurement for entire life of battery. Gauge supports batteries used in mobile and stationary applications such as medical instruments, wireless base stations, e-bikes, inverters, and UPS systems.
Remote Management Service targets HVAC industry.
Manheim, PA 17545
Apr 22, 2013
Upon tERA subscription, connection box is installed which allows remote access to machine. Data is transmitted through customer's Internet network or via GPRS with independent channel. Data can be read remotely via PC, smartphone, or tablet. tDisplay offers customized machine interface, while tService enables users to optimize plant management via preventive analysis of remote systems operations. With tTrace, expert can analyze and compare machine performance by comparing several similar plants.
Vibration Sensors feature radiation-resistant design.
Meggitt (Maryland), Inc.
Germantown, MD 20876
Apr 08, 2013
By monitoring vibration in nuclear power plants, Wilcoxon 793R Series helps ensure continuous power generation and safety for personnel and equipment. Radiation-hardened units can tolerate cumulative radiation exposure of 1 x 107 RADs and can operate up to 248°F. To ensure reliable data output, Wilcoxon J9T2 cable assemblies feature Tefzel® coating for high energy radiation-resistant protection. Tefzel® meets IEEE 383 Standard and is approved for nuclear power plant use.
Monitoring Software enhances heat exchanger performance.
Emerson Process Management
Austin, TX 78754
Apr 02, 2013
As pre-engineered, integrated solution, Heat Exchanger Monitoring Solution embeds process and exchanger best practices into software using wired and wireless instrument applications for automated, 24/7 monitoring. Maintenance personnel can schedule optimal time to clean to sustain optimal heat transfer, helping facilities reduce energy and capacity loss due to fouling by up to 10%. Also, additional emissions from heater operation are avoided due to improved heat recovery in process.
Digital Mass Flow Sensors suit portable/handheld applications.
Dublin, CA 94568
Mar 27, 2013
Offering flow ranges from 0 to 200 or ±200 sccm and 0 to 1 or ±1 slpm, WBI series includes unidirectional and bidirectional sensors that achieve accuracy of ±2.0% of reading +0.25% FSO. Linear output signal is available via digital I˛C bus interface; analog output is available upon request. Utilizing sensitive thermal measuring principle to detect air and gas flows, sensors operate from 2.7–5.5 V supply and are sized to enable space-saving and flexible PCB mounting.
Sensor and Software Package enables distribution grid monitoring.
BPL Global, Ltd
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Jan 31, 2013
Connected Energy® Grid Management Pilot Package helps electric utilities implement distribution grid monitoring. Multi-vendor distribution line sensors and software suite allow continuous monitoring of distribution circuits, delivering information on grid conditions downstream of substation. Flexible rules engine captures and executes utility-defined business rules over data flowing in from distribution grid line sensors, ensuring most significant information is conveyed to operators.
Energy-Measurement Processors provide utility-grade sensing.
Maxim Integrated Products
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Jan 21, 2013
Featuring fully autonomous operation, single-phase Models 78M6610+PSU/78M6610+LMU provide utility-grade sensing and diagnostics for existing designs. Internal RC oscillator and low baud rate serial interface eliminate need for crystals. Model 78M6610+PSU is designed for real-time monitoring of data centers, servers, and telecom/data equipment, while Model 78M6610+LMU offers general-purpose solution for applications such as white-good appliances, smart plugs, EV chargers, and solar inverters.
Li-Ion Battery Fuel Gauge maximizes battery runtime.
Maxim Integrated Products
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Jan 03, 2013
Operating at 23 µA, MAX17048 automatically detects when battery enters low-current state and switches into low-power 4 µA hibernate mode, while still providing accurate fuel gauging. ModelGauge™ algorithm provides state of charge and compensates for temperature and load variation. Available in 0.9 x 1.7 mm WLP and 2 x 2 mm TDFN packages, gauge is suitable for portable battery-powered applications, such as smartphones, wireless handsets, and mobile accessories.
Motion Detection Sensors serve high bay, occupancy applications.
Pass & Seymour/Legrand
Syracuse, NY 13221
Nov 15, 2012
Suited for lighting loads up to 1,200 W, Line Voltage Ceiling Sensors do not require power pack and have terminal wiring. Walk through mode turns on light upon detecting human presences and switches light off after 3 min without any detected movement or presence. Available in series for wet and dry locations, High Bay sensors suit spaces with high bay ceilings that require motion detection. Mounting heights range from 20–60 ft., and coverage ranges from 60 x 20 ft. up to 60 ft dia.
Weatherproof Alerting System monitors remote crop conditions.
Boston, MA 02111
Nov 13, 2012
Using GSM cellular phone networks, Solar Cellular Edition lets farmers and agriculturalists monitor crop temperature, water consumption, soil quality, and other environmental conditions remotely via email, text messaging, and/or voice messages. Solar-powered system, designed for 24/7 monitoring, uses rechargeable batteries for power during dark or overcast conditions of up to 4 weeks and features fault-tolerant design that ensures message delivery.
Explosion-proof I/P Transducer outperforms EPA regulations.
Amherst, NH 03031 2315
Sep 14, 2012
With Natural Gas option, Model 950XP features bleed rate of 3 scfh, half of max bleed rate allowed by EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505 rule for continuous bleed natural gas-driven pneumatic controllers between wellhead and natural gas processing plant or oil pipeline. Transducer offers preset output ranges of 3-15, 3-27, and 6-30 psig with overall accuracy of 0.1% of span. Supplied with tapped exhaust and sealed conduit, unit includes FM, CSA, and ATEX approvals for use with natural gas.
Quad Stream HD Transcoder serves professional and OTT markets.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Sep 04, 2012
Networked quad stream HD transcoder IC, ZN2000, enables pay-TV operators and broadcast equipment manufacturers to deliver high-quality video experience anywhere, anytime, and to any IP-connected device. While capable of transcoding up to 4 HD or 16 SD video streams simultaneously, IC is also capable of transcoding 2 full HD streams to 8 ABR profile streams. Functionality provides optimal transcoding density and adaptive bitrate streaming control.
Photovoltaic Array Analyzer features I-V curve tracing software.
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Aug 29, 2012
PV Analyzer(TM) with v2.0 software combines I-V curve tracing with built-in, predictive PV models to provide complete performance verification under existing irradiance and temperature conditions for commissioning and troubleshooting PV arrays. In addition to translation of I-V curves to Standard Test Conditions (STC), graphical touch interface, and guided predictive performance model setup, software provides Web-based tools for finding array azimuth, latitude, longitude, and elevation.
Hull Roughness Gauge produces survey reports in MS Excel®.
Aug 24, 2012
Featuring 4-way directional push button control, Model DC9000 measures roughness during in-docking and out-docking surveys. Sensor, equipped with 3 non-slip wheels and carbide tipped stylus, is moved over ship's hull horizontally, collecting series of 12 measurements each. Statistics, time/date, and location of each series as well as average hull roughness are automatically calculated and stored in instrument's internal memory, which connects to PC via USB connection.
Remote Monitoring System streamlines recycling container pickup.
Trimble Navigation Limited
Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3913
Aug 14, 2012
Used for managing remote recycling containers, cBin(TM) provides ability to see container fill levels on daily basis as well as tools to build customized collection routes to pick-up full containers. Remote sensor in container wirelessly sends fill level and asset status information to Web portal, which can be accessed to manage container inventory and pickups. Automatically, sensors measure container fill levels hourly and send immediate updates if action levels are exceeded.
Reference Design supports indoor environmental sensing.
Infinite Power Solutions
Littleton, CO 80127
Jul 17, 2012
Combining microcontroller, MiWi(TM) IEEE 802.15.4 compliant radio module, and indoor environmental sensors, IPS-EVAL-EH-02 Wireless Environmental Sensor Energy Harvesting Evaluation Kit enables engineers to develop and evaluate self-sustaining green sensor solutions, displacing conventional batteries and supercapacitors that require frequent replacement. Kit is powered by THINENERGY® Micro-Energy Cell, which is continuously recharged using ambient energy harvesting for decades of autonomous operation.
IR Motion Sensing Switch controls 100-240 Vac light sources.
New Taipei City 235, R.O.C Taiwan
Jul 02, 2012
With adjustable range up to 12 m, Model GL-PIR10C is suitable for indoor/outdoor use in almost all lighting conditions. Passive infrared motion sensors switch lights on automatically when people enter area, keep them on as long as required, and switch them off when people leave. Designed to handle loads up to 1,200 W, unit can be adjusted to detect motion over ambient light levels of 3-2,000 lux. User can also adjust length of time light remains on when motion is detected, from 10 sec to 7 min.
Low Power Transmitter uses CO or NO2 sensors.
Critical Environment Technologies
Delta, BC V4G1M3 Canada
Jun 29, 2012
Providing 4-20 mA linear output signal, Model LPT features 3-in-1 wiring: 2-wire loop, 3-wire Vdc, or 4-wire Vac power. Unit offers automatic thermal resetting fuse, temperature compensation, and visual LED indication for power and fault conditions. Housed in water- and dust-tight ABS/polycarbonate enclosure, transmitter includes Calibration Extending Firmware, which takes into account aging of sensors so less frequent calibrations are acceptable in non-critical applications.
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