Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensors provide dual discrete outputs.

April 9, 2015

Suitable for challenging detection applications, L-GAGE® LE250 and LE550 feature 2 independently configurable discrete outputs, which can be set up as switch points or sensing windows for part detection and feedback on position. With 100–1,000 mm operating range, LE550 is suited for roll diameter, loop control, thickness measurement, and positioning. LE250, with 100–400 mm range and 1 mm spot size, provides detection of smaller features and measurements across targets of varying colors.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Capacitive Inclination Sensor offers 360° range, high accuracy.

April 9, 2015

Based on inclination dependent changes of difference capacity, fluid inclination sensors determine angle of object in relation to gravitational field of Earth. Measurement range covers complete 360°, and accuracy is <0.1° over entire range. As determined angle is independent of local gravitational acceleration, sensor can be used globally. Internal temperature compensation allows operation from -40 to +85°C, and aluminum housing complies with IP67 standards. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Turbidity Sensor performs laboratory-quality measurements.

April 9, 2015

Suitable for process water filtration and other industrial process turbidity conditions, Turbimax CUS52D measures turbidity from 0.000–4000 NTU with accuracy of 2% of measurement ±0.01 NTU at process temperatures from -4 to 185°F with detection limit of 0.0015 NTU. Sensor uses 90° light scattering principle in accordance with ISO 7027 standard. Available in immersion, flow cell, and inline versions, Turbimax CUS52D has hygienic design and operates at pressures up to 145 psi. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gauge DAQ System suits harsh test cell environments.

April 7, 2015

Addressing wide range of strain gage measurement capabilities, Model RX0124 integrates and precisely synchronizes multiple devices through IEEE-1588 Precision Time Protocol standard. All measurement data is returned with IEEE-1588 timestamps with typical accuracies of <100 ns. Configurable via LAN interface, system features 24 simultaneous sampling 24-bit ADCs with sample rates up to 128 kSa/s per channel. IP66-rated instrument operates from -20 to +60°C with thermal conduction cooling. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Datalogger automates cold chain storage/alarms.

April 7, 2015

Recording temperature on 2 channels in °C or °F, TR-71wf automatically uploads data over WLAN to Online Cloud Storage service. External sensors allow accurate measurement of temperatures from -40 to +230°F (wider range with optional sensor) inside refrigerator/freezer while logger remains safely outside. Logging capacity is 8,000 data sets, users can view data and receive alarms on mobile device or PC, and USB communication with PC is also supported.
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HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Temperature Sensor provides better than ±5°K accuracy.

April 6, 2015

Suited for industrial control and automation, MAXREFDES42# IO-Link Reference Design has integrated analog front end that measures temperature while detecting overvoltage, shorts, and open circuits. Temperature appears on LED display for snapshot of coarse temperature values. During operation over temperature range of -40 to 150°C, system consumes less than 30 mW by utilizing DC-DC step-down converter. Device supports all 3 IO-Link speeds and is available for use with 2-, 3-, or 4-wire PT100 RTD. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Load Cell targets packaging machines.

April 6, 2015

Suitable for sorting weighers and checkweighers used in food industry, FIT7A Digital Load Cell enables machines to make up to 180 weighings/min. Strain gauge-based unit features accuracy class C4 per OIML R60. Using intuitive interface of PanelX HBM software for configuration, load cell enables signal analysis and adjustment of digital filters to suppress interference. IP66-rated unit includes dosing mode, 4 limit value switches, and trigger mode. Read More

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

External Temperature Sensors connect to wireless gateways.

April 3, 2015

Compatible with any thermistor probe from 3k–100k, multichannel SC31 Premium Wireless Thermistor Sensor accepts up to 2 inputs and provides signal conditioning for external Thermistors. Accepting any type of thermocouple probe, SC32 Premium Wireless Thermocouple Sensor handles one input. Paragon Robotics SC33 Premium Wireless RTD Sensor accepts one external 3-wire Pt100 RTD probe and provides built-in signal conditioning. All sensors feature upgradeable firmware. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems

Photo Reflectors feature wavelength range of 468-950 nm.

April 3, 2015

Containing both emitter and photo detection functions within single 4 mm plastic package, High Reliability Photo Reflectors feature operational distance of 0.5–1.5 mm. Emitted light from sensor is reflected back to detector side as object enters sensing area. Offering optimal alignment and sensitivity, reflective switches are suited for edge sensing, line sensing, coin bill validation, and bar code reading applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Software

Test Application verifies loudspeaker performance to TTA standard.

April 2, 2015

Using API of APx audio test software to control and interact with APx500 Series audio analyzer, APx TTA Loudspeaker Test Utility verifies performance of micro and slim speakers to TTA standard TCB-0054(00) – TTA Verified Testing Criteria for Micro/Slim Speakers. Tests performed include Effective Frequency Range, Distortion and Sensitivity, Maximum Sound Pressure Level, and Impedance. Requirements include software option SPK-RD, IMP1 Impedance Fixture, PA, and measurement microphone. Read More

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

Diagnostic Test Tools find switching system faults.

April 1, 2015

Designed for Pickering PXI, PCI, or LXI products, eBIRST Switching System Test Tools identify faulty relays and display graphical representation of switching system’s PCB assembly, highlighting relays that need to be replaced. Three tools support 200-way LFH, 78-way D, and 50-way D connectors, while set of adapters allow connection to other connector types. Application program controls tools via USB2 connection that also provides power and controls switching system using Test Definition File. Read More

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

Compact Optical Switch suits non-contact switching environments.

April 1, 2015

Integrating GaAs IR LED emitter, silicon NPN phototransistor, and photosensitive receiver optimized for short distances, ITR1201SR10A/TR reflective type opto interrupter offers cut-off visible wavelength of below 700 nm. Double molding manufacturing process results in smooth surface that promotes reliability. With flat, 1.5 mm profile, reflective sensor offers stable collector current and is suited for use in printers, copiers, and scanners as well as non-contact switching environments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Rheometer System helps optimize chocolate flow properties.

April 1, 2015

Suitable for testing chocolate samples, DV3T Rheometer, Small Sample Adapter, and Circulating Water Bath allow confectioners to maintain precise temperature control during testing, assuring reproducible comparisons. System determines Plastic Viscosity, which accurately predicts resistance to flow in pumping, moving, or mixing situations. In addition, Casson Yield Value measures amount of force (shear) that is necessary to get chocolate to start moving. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Distance Sensor measures from 30-6,000 mm.

April 1, 2015

Available in M18, M30, and cubic 80 x 80 mm housings, Model P49 is suited for applications where fast activation is essential. Users can choose between 0–10 V analog output, output with fixed characteristics, and switching output. In latter, desired switching point can be adjusted quickly by Teach-In via remote line. Sensors are designed to meet IP67 and are suitable for ambient temperatures from -4 to +158°F. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Formaldehyde Meter/Monitor has handheld form factor.

March 31, 2015

Using electrochemical sensing technology, HFX205 directly measures and displays formaldehyde (HCHO) concentration in ppm or mg/m³ and does not require any warm-up time. Optional external digital temperature and humidity sensor allows correction for accurate measurement, and standard USB port enables download of stored data as well as continuous, real-time environment monitoring. Available ranges are 0–10 ppm, 0–25 ppm, 0–50 ppm, and 0–100 ppm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Pressure Sensor features catheter mountable design.

March 31, 2015

Designed for 1-French catheter market, Model SM1120 features in vivo drift performance of 2 mmHg/hr and broad operating pressure range of 0–1,100 mmHg absolute. Microsensor size of 700 x 220 x 75 µm provides ample space for 1-French catheter designs, enabling maneuverability to reach challenging locations. Compliant with RoHS and REACH requirements, sensor features input resistance of 3.1 KΩ and burst pressure of 5,700 mmHg. Pad options include gold, platinum, and solder bumped. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Portable Hygrometer offers spot check measurements to -58°F.

March 31, 2015

Housed in rugged NEMA 6 polypropylene enclosure with carrying handle, Easidew Plus Portable measures dew point in compressed air and other gases over measurement range of -58 to +68°F, at pressures up to 4,350 psig. Unit provides T95 response to -31°F in less than 10 minutes and offers measurement accuracy of ±3.6°F. Operating up to 16 hr on rechargeable NiMH battery pack, hygrometer includes integral stainless steel sampling system with particulate filter and sample tubing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sound and Vibration Analyzer features color touchscreen.

March 31, 2015

Consisting of Main Control Unit SA-A1, which can be configured with up to 16 channels, RIONOTE enables use of wireless docks or wireless sensor amplifiers. With waveform recording program, user can display and record time waveform of incoming signals. Unit also supports octave analysis for real-time analysis of noise/vibration levels, and can provide for FFT analysis on multiple channels simultaneously. Results are shown in graphs on color screen, in real-time, or from stored data. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Liquid Flow Meter serves industrial applications.

March 30, 2015

Delivering measurements for 0–40 ml/min flow rates, SLS-1500 has 20 msec typ response time and can monitor highly dynamic dispensing processes. Modular approach, combining sensor and interface cable, ensures optimal match and accelerated results. Flow channel inside sensor is completely straight and open and has no moving parts, while inert wetted materials provide chemical resistance and biocompatibility. Meter is compatible with SCC1 interface cables. Read More

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

Pressure Transmitters and Switches operate in hazardous areas.

March 27, 2015

Available in 7 ranges from 0–10,000 psi, Model 3800 Series Pressure Transmitters offer 5 ms response times with choice of loop-powered 4–20 mA or low-power 1–5 Vdc output. Units have NEMA4X/IP66 housings, stainless steel wetted parts, and hermetically sealed enclosures without O-rings. Providing 4–20 mA standard output and optional 1–5 Vdc output, all stainless steel Model 3820 Series OEM Pressure Switch-Transmitters add 30 V, 120 mA normally open solid state relay switch with ±2% URL accuracy. Read More