Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID

Long Range RFID Reader operates at vehicle entry checkpoints.

May 28, 2015

Designed to control passage of vehicles at entrance points, Model IR10 allows proximity card presentation without leaving car. System provides RS-485 and Wiegand outputs, and supports card reading distances from 60–100 cm, depending on proximity card type. Considering different heights of passenger cars and heavy trucks, it is recommended to install four IR10 readers at vehicle checkpoint: 2 for entrance and 2 for exit. They can be connected to one PERCo controller, which operates boom barrier. Read More

Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Scan System enhances microprocessing productivity.

May 28, 2015

To meet demands for dynamics, precision, and long-term stability in 24/7 operation, excelliSCAN features optimized mechanical design, galvo scanners with digital angle sensors, and SCANahead servo control for dynamic laser processing. Water- and active air-cooled variants are available, and control is provided by RTC 6 control board. Available with 14 mm aperture, system exhibits stability as well as optimal heat removal under dynamic load due to mechanical design. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Limit Switches provide position monitoring.

May 27, 2015

Configured with positive-opening design of normally closed contacts, per IEC 60947-5-1 standards, SI Series monitors position of guards, gates, covers, and other movable machine fixtures and tooling. Units provide reliable monitoring regardless of environmental conditions and withstand any attempt to override switch and defeat system. Available with plastic or die-cast aluminum housing, switches offer multiple actuating systems, including plunger, roller, spindle-mount lever, and 2 lever styles. Read More

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

Air Quality Station measures gaseous pollutants to ppb level.

May 27, 2015

Weighing less than 1 kg, E4100 measures up to 4 gases – CO, NO, NO2, SO2, H2S, O3, and VOCs – in addition to such basic weather data as humidity, atmospheric pressure, and temperature. Particle counter, also available, includes particle measurements PM 2.5 and PM10 for particles smaller than 2.5 and 10 µm dia. All measurement data can be sent to Web-based database or proprietary systems via wireless Internet connection.

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Continuous Dust Monitor helps meet EPA's MATS rules.

May 26, 2015

With minimum range of 0–15 mg/m³, Model 4650-PM helps US power plants meet EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for particulate matter measurement. Design is based on QAL1 certified, forward-scattering laser technology. Monitor offers variable insertion depth and has no continuously moving parts. Operating in temperatures up to 480°F, Model 4650-PM is suitable for PM-Continuous Emission Monitoring and PM-Continuous Parametric Monitoring in dry stacks where condensed water is not present. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, HVAC

Laser Sensors feature fan-cooled design.

May 22, 2015

Featuring 65 mm aperture, Models FL1100A-BB-65, FL600A-BB-65, and FL600A-LP1-65 measure laser power from 600 mW to 1,100 W, 600 mW to 600 W, and 1–600 W, respectively. Compact devices operate without water cooling, eliminating necessity of fixed water lines and possibility of contaminated water or corroded sensors. All thermal sensors feature Smart Connector interface that operates with StarLite, Nova II, and Vega smart displays, and Juno PC interface. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Heavy-Duty Resolvers offer position and velocity feedback.

May 22, 2015

Utilizing technology and materials of Harowe resolver engines, Northstar™ R56 and RF25 Resolvers are suitable for pulp and paper and steel mill environments. Model R56 features 5/8 in. shaft, NEMA 56C face mount or foot mount, industrial 10-pin latching connector, IP65-rated enclosure, and large outer bearings that isolate shaft loads. Equipped with 3/8 in. shaft and square flange mounting plate, Model RF25 is IP65-rated with 10-pin connector and high-integrity seals. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Current Probes offer sensitivity down to 1 mA/div.

May 22, 2015

With 50 MHz Model CP030A and 100 MHz Model CP031A, users can measure currents from milliamps to peak current of 50 A. Small jaws, clamping onto conductors up to 5 mm in diameter, enable measurements in tight spaces. When used with 12-bit resolution HDO high definition oscilloscopes, users can obtain accurate, low-current waveforms for optimized debug and analysis capabilities. Probes connect directly to oscilloscopes through built-in front-panel ProBus interface.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hand-Held Detector pinpoints small pieces of tramp metal.

May 21, 2015

Used downstream of in-line metal detector, HandyTec® Model HH-10 locates ferrous contamination in shallow layers of nonferrous product once detection has occurred and product flow has stopped. This 1.6 lb and 9.3 x 4.33 x 3.35 in. instrument, which has rugged polyamide housing and flexible 10 ft power cord, produces audio and visual alarms whenever metal is present. At respective distances of 0.3 and 1.1 in., device detects .039 and 0.78 in. ferrous and nonferrous material. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Displacement Sensor measures height and width.

May 21, 2015

Supplied with software that lets user configure settings from PC, Model LS-100 handles high-speed 2-dimensional measurement applications that are not possible with spot beam measurement lasers. Unit offers diverse range of measurement functions such as height, width, position, and edge count. Possible uses include circuit board double feed, inspection of sealant flow, verification of gap and level differences on door closure, and measurement of brake pad height. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Materials & Material Processing

Flow Tuning and Measurement System offers accuracy to ±1%.

May 21, 2015

Based on MICROFLOW technology, which monitors flow of abrasive media through small passages in real-time, EXTRUDE HONE™ MF PROGRESS™ is aimed at orifices 100–350 µm in parts less than 30 mm in diameter and flow rates up to 5 lpm. Modular system is available in various inside station layouts, including flow tuning, media reclaim, flush module, test module, and marking. Machine comes with expanded on-screen maintenance capabilities and optimized filtration to further pump and valve life. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Transducer is suited for oil and gas downhole tool monitoring.

May 21, 2015

Abe to withstand shock and vibration inputs, Model 120 is rated to +400°F and 30K psi with 5.0–15 Vdc excitation and optional 2, 3, or 10 mV/V output signal. Optional temperature output expands measurement capabilities, and corrosion-resistant, hermetically sealed, all-welded construction incorporates stainless steel housings and Inconel wetted parts. Transducers offer ±0.5% FSO (BFSL) static accuracy, with optional accuracy to ±0.25% FSO. Different package diameters are also available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Transmitter/Sensor offers intelligent level measurement.

May 21, 2015

Together, 2260 Ultrasonic Level Transmitter and 2270 Ultrasonic Level Sensor provide measurement and detection for nearly all liquids in vessels ranging from closed tank systems to open basins. Integrated intelligence enables devices to differentiate between substances, such as condensation or agitation, and true, actual level of medium avoids incorrect measurements. Accuracy over measurement range is ± 0.05%. Sensors come in PP, PVDF, and 4 and 6 m sizes with 1½ and 2 in. threads. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Explosion Proof Encoders feature M2 mining certification.

May 21, 2015

Featuring IP67-rated, encapsulated stainless steel housing in Safety-Lock™ design, Sendix ATEX / IECEX 71XX Encoders are approved for use in both surface and underground mines. Incremental variants operate from -40 to +60°C with resolution reaching 5,000 pulses. Units have mounting depth of 145 mm, diameter of 70 mm, and space-saving cable outlet. As absolute multi-turn or single-turn encoders, series is available with both SSI and field bus interfaces. Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Monitoring System helps visualize well performance.

May 21, 2015

Designed to monitor Packers Plus multi-stage completion systems, ePLUS™ Retina™ Monitoring System lets users observe downhole events and their effects on reservoir. Self-contained unit offers clear indications of downhole operations in real-time, enabling operators to make on-the-fly operational adjustments. In addition, system optimizes reservoir stimulation and remedial operations, delivers detailed recorded data for future use, and provides redundancy for all measurements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Liquid Level Switches utilize tuning fork technology.

May 20, 2015

Featuring 316L stainless steel housing, Liquiphant FTL31 works in process temperatures up to 302°F and pressures to 580 psi. Unit is suitable for tanks, vessels, and pipes used in chemical and oil/gas industries. Liquiphant FTL33, featuring stainless steel enclosure with optional IP69K protection, meets food industry requirements with 3-A and EHEDG certificates. Based on vibrating tuning fork technology, both switches are unaffected by foam formation, changing conductivity, or density. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Stepper Motor and Driver Package includes absolute sensor.

May 20, 2015

Offering closed loop control, AZ Series 0.36° Battery-Free, Absolute Sensor Equipped Motor and Driver package is designed for advanced positioning applications. Absolute Sensor operates autonomously, without additional battery back-up or external sensors. Package is offered with built-in controller or pulse input type with single-phase 100–120 Vac, single-phase/3-phase 200–240 Vac, or 24/48 Vdc input. Round shaft motor only type or 4 different geared types are available. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Data Loggers monitor vaccine temperature.

May 20, 2015

Comprising standalone USB and WiFi-enabled sensors, Lascar EasyLog Series allows accurate and continuous vaccine temperature monitoring exceeding CDC guidelines. FilesThruTheAir™ Cloud service unlocks EL-WiFi data loggers from PC, allowing users to communicate with temperature monitoring system from smartphone, tablet, or PC. Data loggers are supplied with glycol bottles, calibration certificates, and magnetic clips for mounting to refrigerator. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Distance Sensors provide 6,000 mm range.

May 19, 2015

Available in M12, M18, and M30 dimensions, with or without thread or cubic housing, P43 Series supports object recognition for agriculture and fluid levels, distance measuring for trucks and loading ramps, level sensing in dusty conditions, and parking lot detection/barrier monitoring. Units feature 2 integrated internal LEDs for echo justification and provide standard 0–10 V/4–20 mA analog output and 2 switching outputs. Series can be programmed via Teach-In for various other custom settings. Read More

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

Portable Datalogger facilitates wind measurement.

May 18, 2015

Engineered for challenges faced by developers and operators, Nomad 3 Data Logger offers flexible and straightforward use, works with diverse range of wind sensors, and employs Linux OS. Rugged device, which supports transport via backpack, is supported by telemetry and data storage features that enhance capacity for remote data management. Along with wireless connectivity, features include data compression and encryption, Web-enabled device accessibility, and remote configuration support.
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