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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermal Mass Flow Meter offers expanded gas selection menu.

January 25, 2016

Available on FT1 Thermal Mass Flow Meter, Gas-SelectX® feature includes added pure gases and expanded 3-Gas Mix feature. Gas selection menu allows user to choose from list of different gases — in the field — for meter to begin measuring flow of specified gas. If 11 pure gases listed in menu are not right for particular mix, 3-Gas Mix option lets user choose any 3 pure gases (not including Natural Gas) from menu and mix them in 1% increments to total 100% custom mixture. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PC-Compatible Dip Tester creates temperature profiles.

January 25, 2016

Equipped with Dip Time Sensor for measurement accuracy, MALCOM DS-10 Dip Tester provides data transmission to PC via USB cable and creates profile function. Dedicated software implements process management, and created temperature profile makes it possible to monitor, with 50 msec sampling rate, temperature of preheat and solder temperature sensors in addition to conventional management items. Heat-resistant cover for high-heat loads, such as Nitrogen ovens, is optionally available. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Indoor Air Quality Monitor takes measurements in difficult areas.

January 21, 2016

Equipped with auto-zero function, AirAssure™ PM2.5 takes PM2.5 measurements and meets needs of all stakeholders in building: occupants, building managers, and building owners/employers. Wall-mounted instrument takes minutes to setup and requires minimal maintenance. While digital color display shows indicative air quality levels, integration enables monitoring of networked instruments to promote safe and healthy indoor environment. Read More

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Photoelectric Sensor features self-contained design.

January 21, 2016

Featuring IP69K-rated 316 stainless steel housing with 18 mm barrel design, Model M18-4 is suited for harsh industrial environments where abrasive chemicals and ingress fluid are present. DC-operated sensor, built with ASIC technology, is resistant to fluorescent light and offers high level of crosstalk avoidance. To accommodate diverse applications, M18-4 is available in opposed, polarized, and non-polarized retroreflective as well as diffuse and fixed-field sensing modes. Read More

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

Portable Data Loggers protect food and beverage products.

January 21, 2016

Able to measure from -4 to +140°F and 0–100% RH, Lascar EL-BT-2 Bluetooth Wireless Temperature and Humidity Data Loggers are suitable for monitoring and documenting food and beverage temperature in storage units. Units are equipped with LCD screen for status indication and can store up to 500,000 readings. Powered by rechargeable battery, loggers allow users to quickly cycle among Current, Min, and Max recorded values. EasyLog BT app for Android™ provides wireless access to product’s conditions. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pulse Oximeter/Heart Rate Module enables ULP healthcare wearables.

January 20, 2016

Available in 5.6 x 3.3 x 1.55 mm, 14-pin optical module, MAX30102 accelerates time to market for wearable and healthcare product designers. Integrated red and IR LEDs modulate LED pulses for oxygen saturation (SpO2) and heart rate measurements. Operating on one 1.8 V power supply and separate 5 V power supply for internal LEDs, module is specified over -40 to +85°C range and integrates photodetectors, optical elements, and low-noise electronics with ambient light rejection. Read More

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TMR Linear Magnetic Field Sensors exhibit ultra low noise.

January 20, 2016

Respectively offering 30, 100, and 300 mV/V/Oe sensitivity, TMR9001/TMR9002/TMR9003 series are in-plane Tunneling Magnetoresistance (TMR) linear magnetic field sensors with ultra-low noise spectral density of ~150 pT/√Hz@1 Hz. Each model, supplied in 6 x 5 x 1.5 mm SOP8 package, utilizes push-pull Wheatstone bridge composed of 4 TMR sensor elements. Under 1 V applied voltage, power dissipation during operation is 20 µW. Read More

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

Open Frame Monitor displays information for public viewing.

January 20, 2016

Featuring 12.1 in. screen and 16:9 aspect ratio that allows for viewing angles, LWT-156O is specified to run at 1,366 x 768 resolution. LED backlighting provides uniform light distribution across screen, while VGA and HDMI video interfaces ensure compatibility with diverse devices. Monitor does not utilize touchscreen capabilities, but features – enabling/disabling touchscreen usage and alternative I/O methods – are available for modification by OEMs and system integrators. Read More

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

Near-Infrared Detectors support back-facet laser-monitoring.

January 19, 2016

Featuring active area of 0.36 mm² and 0.70 mm², respectively, NXIR-RF36 and NXIR-RF70 Detectors are suited for integration with semiconductor lasers, including Fabry-Perot, distributed feedback, and vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers. Devices have responsivity of 0.65 A/W at 850 nm, capacitance of 5 pF at 0 V, and shunt resistance greater than 200 MΩ. Suitable for use with YAG lasers, NXIR-5W has responsivity of 0.45 A/W at 1064 nm, low dark current of 1 nA, and 10 pF capacitance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Modular Test Device checks health of surge-protection plugs.

January 19, 2016

In single test cycle, Checkmaster 2 checks protective elements such as spark gaps, gas-filled surge arresters, voltage-dependent resistors, and suppressor diodes. Test results are recorded electronically in accordance with IEC 62305 lightning protection standards and saved to internal memory with power supply failure protection. Reports from test are available via USB stick for review and processing. Other features include barcode scanner and keypad for easy operation. Read More

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Spring Loaded LVIT offers optimized length to stroke ratio.

January 18, 2016

At 4 in. long, contactless LRS-18 series is available with ranges from 0.5–4.0 in. for dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation as well as various industrial and commercial applications where sensing element cannot be attached to object being measured. Max tip force on item being measured is 1 lb, and 0.75 in. dia aluminum or stainless steel body has M18 x 1 thread and comes with 2 hex jam nuts. Linear sensor uses 0.25 in. dia probe equipped with AGD No. 9 contact tip. Read More

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Optical Measurement Sensor provides 32 mm working distance.

January 15, 2016

With axial resolution of 40 nm, RP1500 Rainbow Probe provides non-contact measurement by analyzing optical spectrum of reflected light to measure surface height changes. Unit can measure where other sensors cannot, characterizing transparent, translucent, fragile, liquid, or easily deformable surfaces. Deployable under program control, RP1500 is compatible with QVI ZONE3®, MeasureMind® 3D MultiSensor, and VMS metrology software platforms. Read More

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

Remote Spectrum Monitor detects interference.

January 15, 2016

With Model MS27101A, government regulators and university lab researchers can mitigate interference problems and identify illegal or unlicensed signal activity. Unit is capable of sweeping at rates up to 24 GHz/s, allowing capture of intermittent signals, including periodic or transient transmissions as well as short bursty signals. High dynamic range of >106 dB normalized to 1 Hz BW, 20 MHz instantaneous bandwidth, and high sensitivity allow MS27101A to monitor low-level signals. Read More

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Interline Transfer CCD Image Sensor features 47 MP resolution.

January 15, 2016

While aligning with high-resolution inspection demands for smartphones, tablets, monitors, and TVs, KAI-47051 retains CCD-level image uniformity and global shutter architecture required for such applications as industrial inspection, mapping, and aerial surveillance. Reduced-noise amplifier minimizes read noise and increases dynamic range to 66 dB, while 16-output architecture enables max frame rate of 7 fpm. Monochrome, Bayer Color, and Sparse Color configurations are available. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Full-Bridge Strain Gages offer small, high-resistance patterns.

January 15, 2016

Based on Advanced Sensors technology, Transducer Class® S5056/S5020/S5046/S5047 offer alternative to bonding multiple, individual strain gages in bending and torque/shear applications. Features include optimized grid-to-grid temperature matching; range of pattern configurations; gold-plated solder pads; and resistance from 350 Ω to 20 kΩ. All 4 active arms of Wheatstone bridge circuit are formed on single carrier, and all intrabridge connections are integrated into pattern. Read More

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Data Logger provides cloud-based remote monitoring.

January 14, 2016

Equipped with onboard LCD, plug-and-play HOBO RX3000 Remote Monitoring System utilizes up to 10 smart sensors and optional relay and analog sensor modules to provide instant access to site-specific environmental data anywhere, anytime via Internet. Data from RX3000 is transferred at regular connection intervals to HOBOlink® Web-based software where users can check latest conditions, view graphs, configure sensors and alarms, download data, or schedule data delivery via email or FTP. Read More

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

Temperature/Humidity Sensor features 3-digit 7-segment LCD.

January 14, 2016

Compatible with ENVIROMUX-2D/5D/16D Enterprise Environment Monitoring Systems, ENVIROMUX-STHS-LCD can be used to detect and view real-time temperature and non-condensing relative humidity values from -4 to 140°F and 0–90%. Wall-mountable sensor has temperature accuracy of ±0.72°F for 14–140°F and ±0.90°F for -4 to 14°F. Humidity accuracy is ±3% at 0–80% RH and ±4% at 80–90% RH. Using touch-sensitive Mode button on LCD, personnel can alternate between temperature and humidity readings. Read More

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Non-Contact Angle Sensor withstands high shock, vibration.

January 12, 2016

Available in 6 standard measuring ranges with angles from 0° to 60° to 0° to 360° with unrestricted rotation, 70 mm dia RSX-7900 Series offers up to IP69K ingress protection and life expectancy of >100 million movements. Resolution is 12-bit across 4–20 mA output with linearity to ±1% at ≥90°, repeatability is 0.2°, and update rate is 5 kHz. Available in single and dual redundant versions, sensors support up to 300 N axial and radial shaft loading and come in choice of shaft styles. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Jaw Force Gauges measure grip on workpieces.

January 11, 2016

With Jaw Force Gauges, users can accurately measure force applied to each chuck jaw independently, so that problems can be diagnosed and corrected before failure occurs. Reading in pounds of chucking force per jaw is holding force available for that specific jaw. Providing force range from 0–30,000 lb, gauges are suitable for chucks from 6–18 in. Gauges identify potential safety hazards and keep chucks operating at full force for maximum production and service life. Read More

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UVA/UVB Light Sensor monitors environmental health risks.

January 11, 2016

Enabling health and wellness capabilities for wearables and other mobile technology, 2-channel ZOPT2202 detects UVA and UVB light spectrum levels to help users avoid UV exposure risks. Sensitive photodiodes, when coupled with sensor's IR light suppression, deliver high-performance UV solution. Available in a ODFN (2.0 x 2.2 x 0.7 mm) package, temperature compensated sensor offers detectable UV index from 1 to >11. Filter process provides stable response over angle of incidence.
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