Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

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

Pyrometer System supports multi-point temperature monitoring.

July 15, 2015

Utilizing miniature, non-contact infrared sensors and interface modules, PyroMiniBus measures surface temperature of products and machinery in industrial processes and sends measurements via RS485 Modbus to touchscreen display. System offers choice of two temperature sensors for measuring small or large targets, 6-channel touchscreen for configuration and data logging, and junction box to connect them together. Sensors can operate in conditions up to 120°C with no need for cooling. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Passive Distribution Module aids in-field safety switch wiring.

July 14, 2015

Supplied in IP67 plastic housing, passive distribution module accelerates straightforward series wiring of safety switches in field. Up to 4 products from CES-AR, CET-AR, and ESL-AR series can be connected per distributor, and modules can be connected in series to increase number of safety switches. Decentralized wiring benefits modular machine concepts as well as space-restricted control cabinets, and use of standardized cables with M12 plugs facilitates connection of safety switches. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Differential Probes offer 2 kV and 8.4 kV safety ratings.

July 14, 2015

Safety-rated for 8,485 V and 6,000 Vrms, Model HVD3605 provides test coverage of 5 kV class electrical apparatus and power electronics. Probe has 1% gain accuracy, wide differential voltage range of 7,000 V, and 100 MHz of bandwidth. Model HVD3206, safety-rated for 2,000 V and 1,500 Vdc per IEC/EN 61010-031:2015 standard, addresses solar PV string inverter requirements for 1,500 Vdc inputs. Probe has 1% gain accuracy, 2,000 Vpk differential voltage range, and 120 MHz bandwidth. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Measurement System offers dual profile analysis.

July 10, 2015

Based on low-noise metrology frame (<8 nm), high-precision manufactured datum, and software datum correction, Form Talysurf i-Series provides accurate and repeatable results with straightness specification of less than 0.15 µm. High-resolution gauge measures curved or flat surfaces for contour and surface finish, while i-Series’ measurement analysis package provides least squared line, arc, and polynomial form removal plus up-to-date filtering techniques. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Safety & Security Equipment

Fixed Hydrogen Gas Detector incorporates multiple alarms.

July 10, 2015

Designed for use in unattended battery installations or remote shelters containing gassing lead acid batteries and charging systems, HGD-3000 protects against hydrogen gas buildup while also detecting smoke, temperature, loss of power, and intrusion. Unit mounts to wall, ceiling, or optional junction box and turns on exhaust fan when hydrogen gas levels reach 1%; alarm – local 80 db horn, flashing red LED, and dry contact switch closure – activates at 2%. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensor offers dual teach mode.

July 9, 2015

Combining window thresholds on both target distance and target reflected intensity, Q4X Laser Distance Sensor can detect clear objects without requiring retro-reflector. Dual mode can be used to error-proof applications by ensuring correct color part is located at correct position. Constructed with FDA-grade stainless steel housing rated to IP67, IP68, or IP69K for high-pressure washdown environments, sensor covers 25–300 mm range and can detect distance changes as small as 1 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Small-Scale Strain Gages target PCB reliability testing.

July 9, 2015

Affording precise, stable, and reliable stress analysis even in harsh environments, C2A-06-G1350-120 rectangular rosette gage and C2A-06-015LW-120 uniaxial linear gage detect PCB surface strains at critical locations in consumer electronics. Stacked C2A-06-G1350-120 features 5 mm dia matrix and 3 m of 3-conductor cable, while C2A-06-015LW-120 comes with pre-attached cables and features active grid length of 0.015 in. and overall matrix of 1.4 x 1.9 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Compact Capacitive Displacement Sensor supports up to 6 channels.

July 8, 2015

Supplied in 4 x 2 x 8 in. package, CPL230 supports up to 6 channels of capacitive sensing for embedded OEM applications. Resolutions reach up to 0.0007% at 100 Hz or 0.004% at 15 kHz. Unit typically ships with 15 kHz bandwidth, and internal dip-switch can set bandwidth to 15 kHz, 10 kHz, 1 kHz, or 100 Hz. Along with 0.0004–0.5 in. measurement range, features include 0.5% FS typ linearity and 0.04% FS/°C thermal stability. Electronics can be installed in remote/limited-accessibility areas. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Voltage Detector provides warning in work areas.

July 7, 2015

With 2 voltage range settings of 50 V to 4 kV and above, Model PRX-4 provides utility professionals, arborists, and first responders with safety tool that will alert them to potentially dangerous high voltage in work areas. Unit detects voltages around 3 in. at 50 V setting and 10 in. at 4 kV and above. Sealed to resist water penetration in typical outdoor environments, detector uses loud beeper and LED lights to indicate voltage. Battery recharges in 15 minutes to provide full day use. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

HPGe Detectors offer high resolution at low-medium energies.

July 7, 2015

Combining low-noise back-contact with semi-planar crystal geometry, Profile SP Series P-type High-Purity Germanium Detectors are suited for wide range of demanding, radiation detection applications. For customers measuring point or large area sources with energies between 3 kev to 3 Mev, detectors provide optimal resolution performance vital in complex multi-nuclide spectrums. Detectors also feature stable, thin-front contact, allowing warm storage and simplified detector handling. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Position Sensor offers linear, rotary position feedback.

July 7, 2015

From single package, Blade25 monitors activator's (target) position in either straight linear movement (±12.5 mm displacement) or in curved arc rotary movement (±45°) as it passes over sensing element. Non-contacting position sensing technology is immune to outside magnetic influences, and available outputs are analog, PWM, or Serial (RS232 19.2k 8N). Measuring 40 x 50 x 6 mm, 2-piece sensor comes in IP67 sealed flat pack of sealed electronics with two mounting holes. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Intrinsically Safe Pressure Transmitters, Load Cells are FM rated.

July 7, 2015

FM rated for use in hazardous locations, intrinsically safe pressure transmitters are available with various choices of pressure ranges/capacities, electrical terminations, connector options, and cable (including submersible and waterproof) options. All feature stainless steel construction and are designed for use in range of classes and zones. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensors offer ranges up to 300 mm.

July 7, 2015

Housed in 316L stainless steel rated to IP67, IP68, and IP69K, Q4X Series includes both analog and discrete models. With sub-millimeter distance change capability, analog model measures height and fill levels, complementing presence or absence capability of discrete model. Teach mode has been added to discrete sensor, enabling detection of clear objects without need for retroreflector. Discrete sensor can also determine whether object is present at correct distance and if object is correct. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

QVGA ToF Imaging Evaluation Kit aids advanced HMI implementation.

July 7, 2015

Along with Gigabit Ethernet interface, EVK75023 includes 2 illuminating units, each with 6 LEDs capable of producing peak optical output of 10 W; sensor board incorporating MLX75023 QVGA time-of-flight (ToF) sensor, M12 lens mount plus objective with up to 60° FOV, 4-channel data converter, and programmable logic; as well as ARM-based processing board featuring i.MX6x Freescale microprocessor. Via C-based API or Matlab SDK, users can develop their own communication interface. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Controls & Controllers

M2M System offers end-to-end IoT solution.

July 2, 2015

Merging hardware, software, communications, and cloud services, VersaCloud M2M provides control and monitoring system for mobile, industrial, environmental, agricultural, and construction markets. System offers native support for industry standard protocols such as SAE J1939, NMEA2000, and MODBUS, in addition to hardened I/O, PLC control capabilities, and SD card data logging. Cloud platform provides secure web-based user portal for access to device data and dashboards. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fire and Gas System provides hazard monitoring and control.

July 2, 2015

Designed for hazard monitoring and control at industrial sites, HS81-HS Controller performs flame, smoke, and gas detection as well as extinguishing/agent release. Unit interfaces with plant safety and control systems through multiple protocols and includes hot swap capability for replacement and auto-configuration of CPUs and power supplies without critical system shutdown. HS81-HS controller carries SIL2 and SIL3 ratings in addition to meeting NFPA-72 and EN-54 requirements. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermal Mass Flow Meter suits gas monitoring applications.

June 29, 2015

Suitable for applications monitoring natural gas, air, and digester gas, Model FT1 utilizes DDC-Sensor™ consisting of direct digitally controlled sensor technology for calculating accurate gas correlations. Correlation algorithms allow meter to be calibrated on single gas in factory while providing user ability to select other gases in Gas-SelectX™ gas menu. With Zero CAL-CHECK™ feature, users can confirm that meter is functioning properly and accurately with push of button. Read More

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

Preset Torque Screwdriver eliminates over/under tightening.

June 26, 2015

Featuring cam-over design, ergonomic TLS Pro series prevents fastener or bolt from being under- and over-tightened. Internal adjustment mechanism, preset using torque tester, is used for setting torque value, and drive is disengaged when tool reaches pre-set torque value. While radial cam design allows for smooth cam action with minimal wear on tool, thrust bearings ensure torque setting is independent of any end load applied by operator. Models range from 0.45–120 lb-in. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Motion Detectors provide automated light switching.

June 26, 2015

Supplied in rugged metal housing, WLS28-2MQ Motion Detector Switches automatically turn on or off light in applications where physical switch cannot be used or placement of switch is not useful. Units are available in 2 options: in-line module or built-in motion detector for company’s WLS28-2 LED Strip Light, which comes in various lengths from 145–1,130 mm. Switches are rated for 12–30 Vdc and include M12 connectors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Single-Use Datalogger records cold chain temperatures.

June 25, 2015

Used to automatically monitor product en route or in storage, I-Plug-PDF auto-generates PDF temperature report for receivers as proof of quality. No interface cable or separate software is needed; 73 x 15 x 33 mm unit, which has encrypted 8,000-point memory, plugs directly into any USB port for reading of data. Monitoring range is -40 to +65°F, accuracy is 0.3°C, and resolution is 0.1°C. Users can preset logger for alarms; multiple LED indicators show when temperature excursion occurs. Read More