Optical Fiber Sensors

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Microswitch suits MRI and industrial applications.

May 31, 2016

Featuring V15-style form factor, MR386 ZapFREE® Microswitch comes in Industrial model with extended temperature range of -40 to +80°C and non-metallic MRI Safe model with temperature range of -5 to +60°C. MRI model is designed for use inside bore and is magnetically invisible to imaging process. Non-electrical, totally passive sensors provide EMI and RFI immunity, isolation from high... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

OEM Controller fosters fiber optic signaling sensor integration.

May 17, 2016

Designed for OEM industrial and medical systems, MR380-0 provides turnkey solution for integrating any Micronor MR38X series ZapFREE® Fiber Optic Signaling Sensors. Unit contains stable transmitter and sensitive optical receiver that operate over Duplex LC multimode fiber optic link. Compatible with OM1 (62.5/125 µm) or OM2/OM3 (50/125 µm) multimode fiber to distances up to... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Products include flexible amplifier and cables.

March 3, 2016

Compact and flexible, FA1 fiber optic amplifier features adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays, also included, aid programming and provide operational feedback. Respectively available for reflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT fiber optic cables come in various fiber and head diameters.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Sensors provide application flexibility.

February 2, 2016

Designed to be intuitive and flexible, FA1 Fiber Optic Amplifier offers adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 Approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays simplify programming and provide feedback for monitoring application set-up, troubleshooting, and operation. Respectively available for retroreflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

How to Prevent Downtime in Automotive Plants from Broken Parking Brake Cables

November 3, 2015

Although Locon Sensor Systems works with businesses in an assortment of industries, we often find ourselves working closely with automotive plants or clients with automotive applications. The reason why is simple: the sensors we manufacture and supply thrive in the harsh conditions of an automotive plant. For example, when workers are welding or are coating a tight metal finish for a particular... Read More

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

Micronor introduces New Fiber Optic Mini Rotary and Linear Encoders at SPIE Photonics West, 10-12 Feb 2015

February 9, 2015

MICRONOR will be exhibiting at the SPIE Photonics West Exhibition and Conference, February 10-12, 2015 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Come visit our booth and experience a very hands-on demonstration of our fiber optic position and temperature sensors. On Tuesday Feb 10 at 1:30pm, Robert Rickenbach will be introducing the new MR302 Series Fiber Optic "Mini" Rotary and Linear... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Sensors are ATEX rated, inherently safe.

October 7, 2014

While MR380 series offers emergency stop (ESTOP) functional safety compliance with SIL1 rating, MR382 series Fiber Optic U-Beam Sensor acts as general-purpose photo interruption/slot sensor. Both inherently safe fiber optic signaling products, suited for industrial automation, robotic, and medical markets, consist of passive optical sensor that connects to DIN rail-mount controller... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Position Sensor offers 14-bit single-turn resolution.

March 28, 2014

Featuring all-optical design immune to any EMI and other harsh environment conditions, MR330 series offers inherently safe operation and interference-free sensor transmission over distances exceeding 300 m. Absolute rotary encoder measures absolute angular position from 0° to 360° via programmable 13-bit (8,192 count) or 14-bit (13,950 count) resolution at speeds exceeding 2,500 rpm.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Pressure Sensing Systems for Life Science Researchers

November 14, 2013

Harvard Apparatus has recently teamed up with FISO Technologies, Inc to introduce a new option for life science researchers with their fiber optic pressure sensing systems: FISO-LS. FISO Technologies, Inc. has long been known for their clinical and industrial lines of fiber optic pressure sensors and has perfected the miniaturization of their clinical catheter line, commonly used in medical... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Sensors feature IP50 and IP65 protection.

January 31, 2012

For high operating distances, S7 Series includes 10-bit resolution models with 500 µsec response. For high speed, series has models with 12-bit resolution, 50 µsec response and 4-digit display. Versions are also available with multiturn mechanical trimmer adjustment. To facilitate installation and setting, sensors feature ultra-thin housing with CLEARLOCK(TM) and EASYtouch(TM) adjustment... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

US Seismic Systems Introduces New Fiber Optic Ocean Bottom Cable Solution for 4D Marine Seismic

September 28, 2011

Product to Make Debut at the Annual Exposition of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists CHATSWORTH, Calif., -- US Seismic Systems Inc. (USSI) , a subsidiary company of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NADSAQ: ACFN) is expanding its offering of Ultra High Sensitivity (UHS) fiber optic sensors to include Ocean Bottom Cables (OBC) which are a critical component for the rapidly emerging market for Permanent... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Compact Laser Displacement Sensor delivers 1 nm resolution.

June 15, 2011

Suited for semiconductor HDD and web processing industries, SI-F1000 Series Micro-Head Spectral-Interference Laser Displacement Sensor provides precision performance from 2 mm dia sensor head. It delivers laboratory accuracy measurements inside production process as well as assembled products. Optical system uses fiber optic detecting, enabling precision measurements to be taken without... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Advanced Photonix, Inc. Announces the First Ever Online Deployment of a Terahertz System for Quality & Process Control

January 19, 2011

ANN ARBOR, Mich.- Advanced Photonix, Inc.® (NYSE Amex: API) announced today that its terahertz system, the T-Ray 4000®, will be deployed on a factory line for quality and process control at a major manufacturer of extruded web products. This ground breaking advancement in terahertz deployment is the first in a number of industrial applications under development to help manufacturers improve... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Plastic Fiber Optic Amps can reduce wiring by up to 70%.

November 16, 2009

Intended for plastic fiber optic cables, SU18 and SU19 Photoelectric Fiber Optic Sensors feature multiple detection modes, selectable timing functions, remote teach capability, and 4-in-1(TM) output. Latter automatically selects NPN light/dark on and PNP light/dark on output options from single sensor. While SU18 series is available in pushbutton or potentiometer adjustable versions, SU19 series... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Sensor accurately counts small objects.

September 17, 2009

Comprised of D10 Expert sensor paired with PFVCA fiber optic arrays, D10 Expert(TM) Small Object Counter creates 2D sensing field in which objects are detected upon breaking any point of array. Arrangement facilitates alignment and marginalizes object positioning control, ensuring consistent counting with response times as fast as 150 µsec. Features include Dynamic Event Stretcher, which... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fiber Optic Signal Conditioner targets HERO and EED testing.

January 9, 2009

Optimized to measure small current, Model FPI-HS/HE is designed for Hazardous Electromagnetic Radiation Ordnance (HERO) and Electro-Explosive Devices (EED) testing used in military, automotive, and aerospace applications, such as in aircrafts and weapons systems. Unit runs at 15 kHz and includes built-in temperature compensation system that maintains accuracy even when test environment... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

FISO Technologies Launches the Smallest Commercially-Available Fiber Optic Pressure Sensor for the Medical Market

November 18, 2008

QUEBEC, Quebec - October 24, 2008 - FISO Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Roctest Ltd (TSX: RTT) and a leading manufacturer of high-quality fiber optic sensors and measurement systems for challenging and demanding applications, announces the production release of the FOP-M260, the smallest commercially-available fiber optic pressure sensor and the first one below the size of a 1 French... Read More

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

Temperature Sensor offers stability to 1,000°C.

October 8, 2008

Suited for applications ranging from weld monitoring and control to turbine engine service and design, Helica fiber optic temperature sensor offers accuracy of 1% and sensitivity of 0.01 nm/°C (nominal). It features monolithic glass fiber sensing element that is as stable as silica glass. Standard probe length is 300 mm, while sensor/grating length is 15 mm, and sensor placement is 25 mm from... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

USB-Based Power Sensors support wide measurement range.

September 22, 2008

Comprised of 5 models optimized for specific frequency and power ranges, U2000B/H Series operate without power meters or external power adapters and feature built-in triggering. Up to 1,000 readings/sec can be taken in buffered mode, and high-speed USB 2.0 interface enables plug-and-play setup. Covering -60 to +44 dBm power range and 9 kHz to 24 GHz frequency range, models also offer internal... Read More