Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Gas Monitoring Systems for Pollution Control

July 11, 2016

Government and environmental groups are forcing industries with medium to high VOC exhausts to reduce emissions by as much as 98%. Incineration using pollution control devices such as oxidizers and flare stacks is one way to bring the exhaust emissions in line with the regulations. Capturing and reusing solvent in a solvent recovery system is another way. Control Instruments Corp.’s various... Read More

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

AlsoEnergy Accelerates Push into Utility Scale PV Market

July 11, 2016

America's #1 solar monitoring provider in the CI markets offers the industry's most comprehensive solutions for utility-scale PV. BOULDER, Colo. - Over the past 5 years utility-scale PV has been the fastest-growing solar power market in the US. AlsoEnergy, the leading solar monitoring provider for commercial and industrial markets in the US, has gradually added new products and... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Juno Spacecraft, Containing Components Manufactured by Diversified Plastics, Inc., is Orbiting Jupiter

July 11, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS - Launched by NASA in August 2011, the solar-powered Juno spacecraft entered Jupiter's orbit on Monday, July 4, 2016.  The spacecraft is carrying the Jovian Auroral Distribution Experiment (JADE) instrument, which contains three parts manufactured by Minnesota-based Diversified Plastics, Inc. Engineered by a nationally recognized independent research and development laboratory,... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gas Monitoring Systems for Wastewater Applications

July 11, 2016

Regulations prohibit facilities from discharging flammable or explosive wastes from their processes into the wastewater collection system. These wastes are not only a fire and explosion hazard but they can also effect the efficient and effective operation of the treatment facility. PrevEx Flammability Analyzers are used to continuously monitor the waste stream for flammable gases and vapors.... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dew Point Sensor withstands aggressive applications.

July 11, 2016

Designed for demanding process and laboratory applications, X3 Sensor uses chilled mirror technique to directly measure dew/frost point and provides absolute knowledge of moisture content. Unit may be air cooled or liquid cooled with range to -90°C frost point. Chemical resistant sensor is available in multiple configurations for measurement in aggressive background gases including ammonia, hydrochloric acid, peroxides, semiconductor process gases, medical gases, and other reactants. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Online Process Meters measure pH, ORP, or conductivity.

July 11, 2016

Providing reliable data and control of process fluids, TX10 pH/ORP and CX10 Conductivity transmitters offer simple monitoring, while TX20 pH/ORP and CX20 Conductivity controllers can also be programmed. TX10 measures pH or ORP and temperature, and CX10 measures conductivity, resistivity, and temperature. TX20 and CX20 models additionally include temperature compensation. Powered by 100–240 Vac, all 4 models have pushbutton interface, clear LCD, and 1/8 DIN enclosure. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Non-Contact Vision Probe enhances REVO measurement capabilities.

July 8, 2016

Intended for use with REVO® 5-axis measurement system on co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs), RVP increases multi-sensor capability by adding non-contact inspection to existing touch-trigger, high-speed tactile scanning and surface finish measurement capability. Thin sheet metal parts or components with large numbers of holes as small as 0.5 mm as well as parts not suitable for tactile measurement can be fully inspected with this vision measurement probe. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

INFICON's Leak Test Solutions for HVAC, Fuel and Airbag Systems

July 7, 2016

DETROIT - The drive for cleaner air and more fuel-efficient vehicles has led to the redesign of automotive fuel and air-conditioning systems, which in turn require new and much more sensitive leak-detection systems. Recent vehicle-airbag safety concerns also have called attention to the need for even greater test accuracy in this area as well. ONE-STEP TESTING FOR BOTH HVAC AND FUEL On... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotor Insertion Flowmeter feature hot-tappable design.

July 7, 2016

Utilizing SMART multivariable electronics, Model RIM20 measures mass or volumetric flow, density, temperature, and pressure. Low-mass rotor design is fabricated from single solid block of stainless steel, with no welded joints. Hot-tappable design make installation and service possible without shutdown. Applications include measurement of steam and natural gas flows for fiscal or load control and heat flow calculations for chilled, hot water and other liquids/gases in line sizes from 3–80 in. Read More

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

Temperature & Humidity Logging is Now Available on Seika's McDry Cabinets

July 5, 2016

TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, today announced that Dickson Data’s TM325 Display Temperature Humidity Logger is now available for all McDry cabinets. Only download data when it is needed with the 24/7 feedback through min/max and real-time display. The TM325 has a remote probe along with audio and visual... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Robert Miller Congratulates Future Electronics Team on Distribution Agreement with B+B SmartWorx

July 1, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada by Robert Miller, recently announced a new distribution agreement with B+B SmartWorx. President Robert Miller congratulated the Future Electronics team on completing this distribution agreement with B+B SmartWorx, which will leverage the company's... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

OSI Systems Receives Orders for $9 Million for Security Inspection Systems

July 1, 2016

HAWTHORNE, Calif. - OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS) today announced that its Security division, Rapiscan Systems, received two orders from an international customer totaling approximately $9 million for multiple units of Eagle® Cargo and Vehicle Inspection (CVI) systems; 600 series Baggage and Parcel Inspection (BPI) systems; Metor people screening systems; and related services and support. ... Read More

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

Fountain Valley, California Beats Water Reduction Goal with Sensus Technology

July 1, 2016

Smart water network led to 23 percent decrease in water use RALEIGH, N.C. – More than a dozen water leak alerts come into the City of Fountain Valley, California each week through its new Sensus technology. It is all part of an effort to reduce water use by 20 percent in a state plagued by drought. Fountain Valley deployed Sensus technology one year ago to help the state save billions of... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ifm Solves the Challenge of Wiring Cylinder Sensors in Close Proximity by Integrating Two Sensor Elements into a Single Connector.

July 1, 2016

ifm’s MK Series T-slot and C-slot Dual Cylinder Sensors reduce wiring by and hardware by using one connector, drastically lowering total installation and material costs. The dual cylinder sensors provide two sensor elements integrated into standard 4-pin wiring blocks (a single 4-pin M8 connector or a 4-pin M12 connector). In addition, ifm’s mechanically robust housings ensure a highly... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Electronic Level Sensor withstands harsh chemicals.

July 1, 2016

Utilizing guided wave radar for level measurement, Model LR2050 resists turbulence and suppresses foam, making it suited for detection of cleaning liquid in parts cleaning systems, monitoring of hydraulic oil in hydraulic power units, and detection of cooling water in industrial cooling systems. Stainless steel sensor operates up to 212°F and is unaffected by changes in media density, pressure, and temperature. It is IO-Link-enabled and includes digital LED display with push-button programming. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Compact Ultrasonic Sensors come in metal housings.

July 1, 2016

Using time of flight measurement for position and level sensing applications, ultrasonic sensors come in stainless steel housing. Respective sensing ranges for M18 cube and M18 tubular designs are up to 1.2 and 2.2 m. Along with digital and analog outputs, features include pushbutton sensitivity adjustment and vibrating sound transducer. Detection occurs regardless of target color, transparency, or surface reflectivity and is not subject to interference from UV light or direct sunlight. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

CyberOptics Introduces Large Particle Sensing Functionality in Next-Generation WaferSense and ReticleSense Airborne Particle Sensors

June 30, 2016

Advanced APS2 measurement technology incorporates a wider range of particle sizes CyberOptics’ Auto Multi Sensors Named “Best of West” Finalist for SEMICON 2016 by SEMI and Solid State Technology Minneapolis, MN — CyberOptics® Corporation (NASDAQ: CYBE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of high precision 3D sensing technology solutions, announces it will showcase its... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Target Identification Sensor captures objects in 3D.

June 30, 2016

After using Time-of-Flight distance measurement and PMD technology to identify object within 70° x 23° field of view (made possible via objective lens), 3D Smart Sensor can capture said object in three dimensions. Sensor can identify multiple targets, moving or stationary, and report their location, size, speed, and relative trajectory within 35 m range. This provides critical information for distance monitoring, obstacle detection, collision avoidance, and area surveillance on mobile machines. Read More

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

Data Loggers can monitor data via wire or wirelessly.

June 29, 2016

Designed for factory, greenhouse, home, and building automation, DL-300 Series accurately measures and logs concentration of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, temperature, humidity, and dew point in air. Built-in alarm relay output can trigger alarms when concentrations are too high or too low. Loggers support both Modbus RTU/TCP and DCON protocol, enabling integration with other I/O and SCADA software. With Android and iOS app, users can monitor real-time air quality via smartphone. Read More

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

Compact Encoders target OEM precision-motion control applications.

June 29, 2016

E21 series includes 21 mm optical incremental encoders with options promoting resolution and frequency response. Offering 8 resolutions from 120–360 cpr, E21C outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible and available with optional complimentary channels. Operating frequency is 40 kHz. Offering 13 resolutions from 500–8,192, E21D outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible with optional third channel index output. Operating frequency is 55–960 kHz. Read More