Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Cantilever Load Cell suits narrow web applications.

April 24, 2015

Constructed with 100% stainless steel body, XN Cantilever Load Cell features dual parallel beam, mechanical variance compensation, and 360° overload protection. Unit can be fully customized to user's specifications, including roller diameter, roller length size, finish, and load rating. Accepting existing rollers and eliminating web drift, full bridge load cell is suited for tension measuring as well as narrow web applications, such as tag, label, and tape. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure/Temperature Transmitter suits low-power systems.

April 24, 2015

Multi-variable sensors combine multiple sensing systems, such as pressure, temperature, and LVDT linear position sensors, in one package to reduce component count and power consumption. Explosionproof AST46PT provides pressure and temperature outputs from one process point. Along with microprocessor-controlled design, features include one-piece body, respective pressure and temperature measurement accuracy of ±0.1% and 1.0% BFSL, as well as -40 to +250°F and 20,000 psi max ranges. Read More

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Fuel Level Sensor features molded, vandal-proof housing.

April 23, 2015

Designed to measure level of fuel in tank of vehicle or stationary container, Model LLS 30160 features heavy-duty metal hose and spherical shaped head for impact resistance. Reduced height of sensor head makes it possible to install under near-capacity units, while thick mounting plate serves as additional protection against leakage. Sensor also offers protection against electrostatic, electromagnetic, and conducted interference. Read More

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Gyrocompass and Motion Sensor System offers INS upgrade path.

April 23, 2015

Built on iXBlue's strap-down fiber-optic gyroscope technology, fifth generation OCTANS provides accurate real-time output for roll, pitch, true heading, and heave, as well as acceleration and rate of turn, under challenging environments without need for GPS/GNSS. Survey-nav-grade product offers heading measurement accuracy of 0.05° Seclat and real-time accurate heave for swells up to 30 sec. Featuring IMO/IMO-HSC certification, OCTANS is suited for civil and defense marine applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Multigas Analyzer offers dual measurement capability.

April 23, 2015

Used for production and batch validation of medical-grade gases, SERVOPRO MultiExact 5400 features Gas Filter Correlation (GFX) IR sensors that allow simultaneous monitoring of 0–10 ppm CO and 0–500 ppm CO2 impurities in air, oxygen, or nitrogen. Single-analyzer solution, which offers independent auto-validation/calibration of measurements with option of integrated stream-switching valve block, promotes reliability for each measurement via flow sensor technology. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vapor Pressure Analyzer leverages laser measurement technology.

April 23, 2015

Utilizing piston expansion principle for measurement, explosion proof-certified Vapour Pressure analyzer, suited for hazardous area use, features cooled sample cell and does not require industrial air or purge gases. Flame arrestors maximize flow rates with viscous products, and multiple communications options are available. Featuring integrated, 17 in. touchscreen, analyzer is completely ASTM D6377 compliant and can measure single and multiple adjustable vapour liquid ratios (0.02:1 upwards). Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Signal Splitter allows dual transmissions.

April 23, 2015

Used with 7.5 or 15 mm rails, DIN Mounted Interface Converter enables outputs from single encoder to be sent to 2 control systems. Unit provides signal level conditioning to support both RS422 and HTL input or outputs. Galvanic isolation up to 1 kV between input and outputs prevents current loops and signal crosstalk from occurring. Powered by 9–30 Vdc supply, which is then distributed to encoder being monitored, DMI supports I/O frequencies up to 300 kHz with max of 1 µs propagation delay. Read More

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

Multi Wheel Miniature Rotary Switch provides one-finger control.

April 23, 2015

Featuring illuminated 8+1 joystick, 10.5 x 30 mm Multi Wheel Encoder enables accurate control using one finger. Integration of Hall effect sensed incremental encoder output and 12 detents with magnetic indexing ensures proper alignment and positioning throughout operational life of 1 million revolutions (encoder) and 500,000 actuations (joystick). Sealed to IP66, product has hard polycarbonate body and metal front end. Communication interface incorporates UART output. Read More

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RFID-Based Electronic Safety Sensor features magnetic latching.

April 23, 2015

RSS16 comes in magnetic latching variation with special actuator that provides latching force of ~9 lb (40 N) and allows switch to be used as door stop for small- to medium-sized safety guards. Due to integrated dual monitoring microprocessor, only one switch is required to meet PLe per ISO 13849-1 and SIL3 per IEC 62061. Serial diagnostics and individual coding of actuators are optional features, and applications include safety circuits of hinged, sliding, or removable safety guards. Read More

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Miniature Photoelectric Sensors offer 5 sensing modes.

April 21, 2015

Set up with pushbutton teach, 6K Miniature Sensors provide reliable position detection independent of material or surface characteristics. Units are available with background suppression, diffuse, retroreflective, through-beam, and contrast modes, with through-beam mode offering up to 18 m range. IP67, IP69, and Ecolab approved, distance measuring sensors include reverse polarity and short circuit protection. Connections are made by cable and M8 3-pin or M8 4-pin quick disconnect. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.

April 20, 2015

Suited for PLC, DCS, or stand-alone controllers, Milli-Speed Switch detects belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on bucket elevators, conveyors, airlocks, mixers, and fans. Unit uses inductive sensing element in nose of enclosure to detect ferrous metal target. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body, switch is corrosion and abrasion resistant, dust-tight, and IP67 waterproof. Output signal is automatically scaled for zero to full speed with over speed detection. Read More

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Sensor System detects human presence.

April 20, 2015

Suited for both moving and stationary uses, OleaVision™ Sensor System can differentiate between live animate beings and inanimate objects up to distance of 5 m. Typical applications are found in automotive/transportation, industrial, smart home, and security systems markets for pedestrian and bystander detection, animate-being detection, collision avoidance, intrusion detection, fire safety, and energy management. Read More

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Digital Pressure Sensor operates from 3.3 or 5 V supply.

April 20, 2015

Supporting integration into various process control and measurement systems, DLV Series (5, 15, 30, and 60 psi) provides calibrated and compensated output over -20 to +85°C range. Power consumption modes accommodate battery-powered or remote systems, and Sil-Gel die coating enhances media protection. Along with I²C or SPI interface options, features include accuracy of 0.5% (typ) over temperature, SIP and DIP lead configurations, and PCB-mountable package. Read More

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

Type K Thermocouple Amplifier offers dynamic response of 1 mS.

April 20, 2015

With temperature measuring range of 0–1,250°C, Model TCA-MS-K-1 converts low output voltage signal from Type K thermocouple probe to single independent linearized 0–5 Vdc output voltage. Single-channel unit interfaces to instrumentation equipment including data loggers, temperature indicators, chart recorders, and controllers. Supplied in IP51-rated housing measuring 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 in., amplifier includes mini-plug signal input connector and 1 m long integral signal cable. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circuit Protection Thermistor suits LED lighting, PFCs, and UPSs.

April 20, 2015

Carrying 277 V rating, SL10 10003 handles steady state current up to 3 A with max received energy rating of 17 J. UL-approved circuit protection thermistor features dissipation constant of 11 mW/°C and can handle body temperature of 151°C at 100% of its maximum current rating. With 200 µF max capacitance, product is optimized for such applications as LED lighting and ballasts, PFC circuits, and inrush current control in UPSs with ratings under 500 W. Read More

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Ultrasonic Fuel Level Sensor suits off-highway vehicles.

April 20, 2015

Developed for use in diesel and biodiesel, Model 2UF allows contactless and wear-free monitoring of fluid levels in vehicle tanks. Sensor measures surface of fuel with 1 mm resolution over measurement range up to 1.2 m. Unit operates in harsh conditions and at temperatures of -40 to +105°C. Because medium in tank is constantly in motion, wave movements or sloshing caused by reflections at tank wall are eliminated through damping, and do not directly affect measurement result. Read More

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Heavy-Duty Pressure Sensors serve in demanding applications.

April 17, 2015

Available with custom mountings, Filterminder™ sensors monitor vacuum or pressure levels in both wet and dry applications. Products are designed to meet SAE requirements for EMI/EMC radiation and immunity levels while operating on typical 5 Vdc systems and use temperature-compensated ceramic pressure die bonded via eutectic soldering process. Analog output signal from 0.5–4.5 Vdc can integrate with ECM modules or telematic fleet management systems. Read More

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Current Probe provides sensitivity down to 1 mA/div.

April 16, 2015

Sensitivity of CP030A and CP031A probes, which feature respective bandwidths of 50 and 100 MHz, lets users measure current from mA range up to 30 Arms continuous and 50 A peak, all with same probe. Accommodating space restrictions on crowded boards, design includes jaws sized to probe currents in tight spaces while retaining ability to clamp onto up to 5 mm dia conductors. Both probes connect to oscilloscope via ProBus interface and do not require additional hardware. Read More

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

Monochromator System moves from 200 nm to 900 nm in 2 sec.

April 15, 2015

Consisting of diffraction grating, monochromatic 150 W xenon light source, and optical detector, Model SPG-120-REV targets high-accuracy optical spectroscopy. Grating is directly attached to 5-phase stepping motor with high reduction ratio harmonic drive gearing that enables wavelength positioning speed of 500 nm/s. With total area of 100 x 187 mm, SPG-120-REV is suited for 2D spectral mapping of solar cell materials and optical devices as well as in-line inspection of food. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual Channel TDR locates faults on metallic cables.

April 15, 2015

Designed to locate faults on all metallic cables, including twisted pair wires and coax cables, TDR2010 Time Domain Reflectometer features 800 x 400 pixel, backlit WVGA color LCD with user-definable tones. IP54-rated unit offers velocity factor of 0.20–0.99 and 5 output impedances of 25, 50, 75, 100, and 125 Ω. TDR has minimum resolution of 0.1 m and max range of 20 km, depending on velocity factor and cable type. With trace tagging function, user can maintain records of circuit details. Read More