Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

Mikros Systems Awarded $3 Million Task Order to Support the U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program

September 28, 2016

PRINCETON, N.J. - Mikros Systems Corporation (OTCQB: MKRS), a provider of advanced maintenance monitoring solutions, announced today that it has received a $3 million task and delivery order from the U.S. Navy for production, logistics support and future development of its ADEPT® Distance Support Sensor Suite (ADSSS) Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) system for the Navy's Littoral Combat... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fluke Connect Chief Architect on "Mobile Worker Enablement" Panel at Smart Industry 2016

September 28, 2016

Discusses the power of the Fluke Connect SaaS system to overcome barriers to condition based maintenance EVERETT, Wash. - Chief Architect and Director of Product Management for Fluke Connect, John Neeley, will be a panelist at Smart Industry 2016, to be held at The Drake Hotel, Chicago, September 26-28. Together with Fluke customer Linamar Corporation, Neeley will demonstrate the benefits of... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless IoT Sensors enhance water monitoring capabilities.

September 28, 2016

Powered by user-replaceable C lithium battery, Telog® 41 Series uses low-power, Long-Range (LoRa®) wireless communications to remotely measure and monitor water, wastewater, and groundwater systems, including water pressures, flows, levels and rainfall volumes. These IoT sensors, as part of smart water infrastructure, communicate data using LoRaWAN technology to Telog software at intervals between 5 min and 24 hr. Configurable alerts and alarms automate event detection/reporting. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Pressure Sensor supports on-vehicle applications.

September 28, 2016

Supplied in all welded stainless steel housing measuring 0.49 x 1.31 in., Model ASUH is designed for use in rugged environments from -65 to +300°F. Hybrid unit offers ranges from 0–70 psi through more than 0–6,000 psi in sealed gauge. Reliability is enhanced by at least 250% proof pressure rating for all ranges. With standard output of 0.5–4.5 Vdc from either 5 Vdc or 8–16 Vdc, modular transmitter is suited for monitoring parameters such as oil, fuel, air, hydraulics, and brakes. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tree Service Company Uses Load Cell During Tree Care Operations

September 27, 2016

Eugene, Oregon-based arboriculture specialist Lane Tree Doctor utilizes a wireless 5t Radiolink plus load cell when cranes are required to move large and hazardous trees. The wireless Straightpoint load cell typically combines with rigging equipment and Lane’s 17-ton capacity boom truck, which offers a small footprint and allows it to setup closer to the work area than possible with a... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Force Gauges help manufacturers optimize packaging.

September 27, 2016

With ±0.1% accuracy, PCE-DFG Series can measure both tensile and compressive forces. Models offer ranges/resolutions of 0–5 N/0.0005 N, 0–10 N/0.001 N, 0–20 N /0.005 N, and 0–500 N/0.05 N. Each gauge has sampling rate of 2,000 Hz, storage rate of 1 Hz, and 3 modes of measurement: peak, auto peak, and track. Equipped with 160 x 128 dot matrix LCD, gauges offer 6 units of measurement: N, mN, gf, lbf, kgf, and ozf. Up to 1,000 readings can be saved to internal memory. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

LVIT Inductive Linear Position Sensors have heavy-duty design.

September 27, 2016

Operating from DC voltages, long-stroke LRL-27 Series offers choice of 4 analog outputs, SenSet™ field scalability feature, and 5 nominal ranges from 10–18 in. Contactless operation prevents wearout from dither or cycling, and 1.05 in. dia anodized aluminum housing is sealed to IP67. Along with LVIT (Linear Variable Inductance Transducer) Technology™, features include radial cable exit version with swivel rod eye ends and axial termination versions with M-12 connector or 1 m cable. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Area Monitor communicates present gas hazards.

September 26, 2016

Able to detect up to 7 gases, Radius™ BZ1 ensures workers are aware of alarm and reason behind it via distinctive audio and visual cues and display size. Custom alarm action messages help workers take appropriate action according to present gas level, while run time of 7 days (168 hr continuous) suits long-term projects, routine maintenance, and emergency response applications. Rugged and transportable, this unit works with LENS™ Wireless peer-to-peer communication system. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Pressure Transmitter provides CANbus outputs.

September 26, 2016

Supplied in welded, hermetically sealed, stainless steel housing measuring less than 1 in. diameter, Model EPT1005 is available with pressure ranges from 1–20,000 psi. Electronically compensated unit is designed for use in rugged environments with temperatures from -40 to +250°F. Utilizing piezoresistive silicon sensor technology, transmitter provides hysteresis and repeatability of <0.01% and static accuracy of 0.1%. Long term repeatability is <0.1% FS/yr. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Label Inspection System integrates with thermal printers.

September 23, 2016

Available as integrated solution within Printronix® T8304 and T8308 thermal label printers, LVS-7510 Print Quality Inspection System provides 5.4 in. or 8.5 in. read head for scanning label widths from 4.1–8.5 in., as well as stop motion unit, print control unit, and light tower for triggering alerts or printer actions when errors are detected. Machine vision tools—including barcode reading/verification, OCR, OCV, and variable data analysis—evaluate accuracy of all aspects of label. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Corrosion designed to map any irregular gemetry.

September 23, 2016

Presented with wheel electrodes, touch screen interface and dual- processor with 8 GB of Flash memory, Profometer Corrosion enables quick data capture and corrosion analysis directly on-site. Including carrying strap, an integrated stand and a sunshield cover, the unit is designed to be used in harsh environments. With a battery life of more than 8 hours, device can generate custom reports with exported graphs and charts using the Profometer Link PC software.

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Corrosion Meter provides rebar assessment.

September 22, 2016

Based on half-cell method, Profometer Corrosion provides optimized workflow for rod and wheel measurements. Wheel electrodes allow fast on-site testing, while dual-core processor enables data acquisition and real-time control over measurement procedure. Packaged in rugged housing for harsh environments, product has illustrative touchscreen that supports 2D grid views, assisted workflow, and on-site post processing of measured data. Users can create custom reports with exported graphs and charts. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Unique Application for PEM® Products

September 21, 2016

PennEngineering® (Danboro, PA, USA) has entered into an agreement to acquire Heyco® Products Inc. (Toms River, NJ, USA), it was announced by both companies. Terms of the agreement were undisclosed and no changes are anticipated regarding Heyco’s operations, facilities, and employees. The acquisition is expected to expand sales growth opportunities for both companies. Heyco Products (Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Automotive Image Sensors (1.7 MP) has 120 dB dynamic range.

September 21, 2016

Built on 4.2-micron OmniBSI™ split pixel technology, OV10650 wide-format image sensor captures color images and video in 2:1 aspect ratio and delivers 1820 x 940 resolution at up to 60 fps. Design is compatible with image signal processing companion chips OV491 and OV495 for display-based automotive applications. With same performance and specifications as OV10650, OV10652 utilizes RCCC color filter pattern for automotive camera integrators designing front-view ADAS. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Endress+Hauser Showcases Water & Wastewater Solutions at WEFTEC

September 20, 2016

The latest instrumentation from Endress+Hauser will be demonstrated in Booth 3745 at the WEFTEC show in New Orleans from September 26-28, 2016. Endress+Hauser will showcase its latest instrumentation offering for the water and wastewater (WWW) industry at the WEFTEC show in New Orleans from September 26-28, 2016. The instrumentation will be demonstrated at booth 3745. Highlights of the booth... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine Readers Award Wattstopper® with Two Product of the Year Awards

September 20, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 - Legrand, North America announced today that two of its Wattstopper® products, the Wireless Receptacle Controls (WRC) Series and FSP-201 outdoor sensor received the 2016 GOLD Award and SILVER Award in the Lighting Controls category, as voted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers in its annual Product of the Year contest. These two Wattstopper products... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Nexus DR Digital X-Ray Imaging System

September 20, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Nexus DR, a high resolution imaging system for X-ray imaging using a digital X-ray detector. The Nexus DR is designed to replace conventional film techniques, or existing digital systems, in multipurpose or... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fenceline Monitoring of Benzene to < 0.05 ppb

September 20, 2016

Interference-free measurement of aromatic hydrocarbons for pollution control and environmental monitoring Lyons, CO — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently toughened air pollution standards to further control toxic air emissions emitted by petroleum refineries. The new rules now enact fenceline monitoring to better protect local communities from exposure to toxic air... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems to Continue Supporting USAF DCGS

September 20, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will continue its mission to deliver global field service, sustainment and on-site expertise in support to Raytheon Corporation for their recent award to operate the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS).  UTC Aerospace Systems' Intelligence, Surveillance and... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Software

HMS and Netbiter become ThingWorx Ready

September 20, 2016

HMS Industrial Networks has joined the Thingworx Ready partner program and now releases an extension to the Netbiter Remote Management solution that connects to the Thingworx IoT platform.Through the new extension, data from Netbiter gateways can be presented directly to the ThingWorx IoT platform. Available at the ThingWorx marketplace, the extension enables users to access data which is... Read More