Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Switches offer variety of installation options.

February 10, 2016

Made of 316L stainless steel, Ashcroft® A-Series controls pressure up to 15,000 psi and offers selection of process and electrical connections. With addition of male and female ½ NPT and 37° flare pressure fittings, both watertight and explosion proof versions can be installed in wide variety of applications. Additional electrical conduit fittings optimize connection options, while NACE-compliant piston seals round out compatibility with sour gas applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Network Synchronizers offer 0.25 psec rms jitter performance.

February 10, 2016

Offering direct compliance migration path for G.8262 SyncE to IEEE 1588, single-channel ZL30721/ZL30722 and dual-channel ZL30723 feature IEEE 1588-2008 PTP stack, synchronization algorithm, and system synchronizer clock generation hardware. ZL30722 also features 5 x 5 mm package. While ZL30721/ZL30722 have 3 input references and generate up to 3 differential or 6 single-ended output clocks, ZL30723 has 6 input references and generates up to 6 differential or 12 single-ended output clocks. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Alarm Trip features intrinsically safe field connections.

February 10, 2016

Combining alarm trip and temperature transmitter, Model SPA2IS includes built-in intrinsically safe field connections for current/voltage, RTDs, and thermocouples. Unit provides on/off control, warns of unwanted process conditions, alarms on rate of change, and performs emergency shutdowns. Powered by universal AC/DC power supply, SPA2IS features 20-bit input resolution and provides dual/quad independent alarm relay outputs when monitored process variable falls outside of user-set limits. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Angle Sensor performs in extreme environments.

February 10, 2016

Providing redundancy for applications requiring fail-safe angle measurement, P2500-M Series includes models with 2 or 3 sections and offers 3 measuring ranges with angles from 0° to 120°, 0° to 240°, and 0° to 345° with unrestricted continuous rotation. Repeatability is 0.01°, max rotational speed is 2,000 rpm, independent linearity is to 0.3% FS, and interlinearity between sections is factory calibrated to within ±1% FS. Series withstands shock to 50 g and vibration to 20 g. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Harsh Environment Rotary Encoders feature Profinet interface.

February 10, 2016

Using inductive scanning principle, Leine & Linde 900 Series provides absolute position measurement in heavy equipment used in harsh environments such as steel, oil and gas, transportation, and construction industries. PROFINET interface expands upon existing EnDat, PROFIBUS, EtherNet/IP™, EtherCAT, and DRIVE-CLiQ interfaces, and allows integration with wide range of automation systems. Series supports mechanical interfaces as well, including taper and keyed shafts and hollow shaft with keyway. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Touchless Variable Gap Sensor is immune to radial and axial play.

February 10, 2016

Achieving play-resistant performance on mobile shafts due to circular arc magnet, custom 2-piece magnetic Hall effect variable gap sensor can be custom-engineered to fit existing mechanical assemblies for mission-critical off-road, construction, and marine applications. Stable electrical output and specified linearity is maintained between both sensor packages for over 50 million cycles despite radial and axial play such as ±1.5 to ±7 mm (and upwards), respectively. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors offer redundant detection.

February 9, 2016

In addition to dual sensor models with redundant detection and independent outputs, ML6 Series includes long-range background suppression sensing models and retroreflective models with no sensing deadband. All non-through-beam units feature integrated cross-talk immunity to make side-by-side mounting possible, tamperproof design, 4-in-1 output to minimize inventory and wiring, and immunity to ambient light. Diagnostic LEDs in front and back of housing provide status indication. Read More

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

Digital Differential Pressure Sensor measures 5 x 8 x 5 mm.

February 9, 2016

Sized to enhance integration and application possibilities, SDP3x series measures differential pressure (DP) and is also suited for measuring mass flow in bypass configuration. Fully calibrated and temperature-compensated sensors are reflow solderable and include various digital functions. While SDP31 is digital with I²C interface and SDP36 has analog output signal, both are manufactured with CMOSens® chips, exhibit long-term stability, and measure bi-directional flow range up to 500 Pa. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gage Monitors feature programmable design.

February 9, 2016

Featuring 1/8 DIN size housings with each bezel sealed to IP64 rating, OM502T Series is programmable for mathematical functions, including peak and tare, as well as digital filters. Accuracy is 0.05 % of range and rate is up to 100 measurements/sec. Available with 0.56 in. tall red or green LED displays, instruments provide analog outputs of 0–2/5/10 V, ±10 V, 0–5 mA and 0/4–20 mA. Digital output interfaces include RS 232 and RS485 – both isolated, with MODBUS and PROFIBUS protocols. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Particulate Meter monitors pollution in buildings.

February 5, 2016

With OMEGA® HHTP21, users can be proactive in measuring fine and course particulate pollution that comes from many different types of sources. Handheld unit offers measurement ranges of PM2.5 from 0–500 µg/m³, humidity from 1–99%, and temperature from -4 to 140°F. Meter includes Data Hold and Max/Min with time stamp function, 6-color LED indication of air quality at Good/Moderate/Poor, and preset warning point with buzzer alarm, LED, and alarm output. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Transit Time Ultrasonic Flowmeter measures clean liquids.

February 5, 2016

Utilizing snap-clamp on pipe transducer body sensors that do not come in contact with internal liquid, OMEGA® FDT7000 Series provides reliable readings from 0.3–19 ft/sec. Advantages over alternate ultrasonic devices include no pressure head loss, no moving parts to maintain/replace, and no fluid compatibility issues. Designed to work on PVC, PP, and UPVC pipe systems, NEMA 3/IP54 protected meter is suited for non-intrusive flow measurement of clean water and chemicals. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photodetectors offer custom chip packaging.

February 4, 2016

Featuring spectral sensitivity of 400–1,100 nm, Silicon Detectors are suited for applications requiring high speed, consistency, and reliability, such as optical communications, medical diagnostics, barcode readers, and missile guidance. Die can be placed in variety of packages, from metal can TO-5, TO-8, and TO-18, to surface mount COB, flex circuits, and standard 3 mm and 5 mm plastic packages. In addition, assemblies can be customized with pre-amps, optical filters, and band pass filters. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Retractable Sensor Assemblies eliminate process interruption.

February 4, 2016

With Cleanfit CPA875 and CPA871 sensor assemblies, pH, ORP, oxygen, and NIR sensors can be installed or removed during operation. By moving sensor from measuring position to service position, retractable assemblies allow sensor to be cleaned, calibrated, or replaced without interrupting process. Cleanfit CPA875 is intended for use in food, pharmaceutical, life sciences, and specialty chemical applications, while CPA871 is suited for water/wastewater and general chemical industries. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Exposed Linear Encoder offers 50 nm resolution.

February 4, 2016

With 20-micron graduation and interpolation available up to 100 times from scanning unit, redesigned LIDA 400 Series offers 50 nm resolution and accuracies to ±1 micron. Multi-colored status LED on side of scanning unit indicates signal levels during installation and can be used as quick status check to determine functionality. For digital TTL versions with interpolation, interpolation circuits have been miniaturized to fit inside scanning unit housing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Tester identifies opens, shorts, and arc faults.

February 4, 2016

Running on power from circuit until circuit breaker trips, TFT100 Fault Trapper™ detects type of fault, timestamps when fault happens, and locates position of electrical event that caused intermittent/persistent circuit breaker trips and No Fault Found conditions. Tester provides in-line monitoring of dedicated circuits up to 300 Vac and 40 A, and allows unattended monitoring to identify electrical events. Using back-up battery, tester enables unpowered display of results. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Weighing/Force Instruments feature built-in web server.

February 4, 2016

Offering intuitive operation and advanced diagnostics, BLH Nobel G5 Instruments support process weighing and control, force measurement, factory automation, high dynamic force measurement, and high-speed batching/blending systems. Panel-mount version provides 24 Vdc or 115/230 Vac operation, while rail-mount model offers 24 Vdc operation only. Instruments support Modbus/TCP, Ethernet/IP, FTP, HTTP, Profibus, DeviceNet, ControlNet, and Modbus RTU interfaces as well as RS485 and analog outputs. Read More

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

Strain Gage Pressure Sensors suit next-gen brake systems.

February 4, 2016

Featuring eXtra-small Form Factor with body diameter less than 7.8 mm and height less than 30 mm, Micro-fused Strain Gage Pressure Sensors are intended for next-generation brake systems in hybrid, electric, and conventional vehicles. Modular port design caters to wide range of system pressures, while modular circuit architecture offers high fault detectability. MSG technology provides accurate analog and digital pressure and temperature signal conditioning from -40 to +140°C. Read More

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

Power Monitoring IC monitors multiple loads in real-time.

February 4, 2016

Capable of providing power calculations and event monitoring of 2 electrical loads, Model MCP39F511N facilitates design of power-monitoring wall outlets and smart plugs, power strips, and AC/DC power supplies. Device includes 3 ADCs for voltage and 2 current load measurements, 16-bit calculation engine, EEPROM, and 2-wire interface. Integrated low-drift voltage reference in addition to 94.5 dB of SINAD performance allows MCP39F511N to monitor loads with 0.5% error across 4000:1 dynamic range. 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 fiber optic cables offer various diameter, sleeve length, and connector options. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Media Isolated Pressure Sensors range from 30-6,000 psi gauge.

February 2, 2016

Operating from supply voltage of 2–30 Vdc, CPM 602 Series has been designed for pasty, polluted, and aggressive media, and for oxygen applications at low pressure ranges. Piezoresistive monolithic ceramic pressure sensors feature chemical resistance, compensated mV output, and total error better than 0.4% FS. Using thick-film technology, measuring bridge is printed directly onto one side of ceramic diaphragm. Structure-free backside can be directly exposed to medium to be measured. Read More