Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Microscan Demonstrates Inline Inspection at The ASSEMBLY Show 2016

October 13, 2016

RENTON, WA, October 5, 2016 – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will showcase a number of machine vision innovations as well as visionguided robotics and new products throughout the conference from booth 1705 at The ASSEMBLY SHOW at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois from October... Read More

HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Non-Invasive Optical Sensor Switches detect high/low flow rates.

October 11, 2016

Compatible with Aalborg® P, S, and T rotameters, Optical Sensor Switch Hi-Lo contains 2 sets of self-contained mini-slim photoelectric sensors located on 2 solid carriers. Sensors, consisting of transmitter and receiver, signal cut-off valve, alarm, or other device (not included) when float passes above or below the desired setting to facilitate monitoring of desired flow level.... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Coriolis Flow Meter is offered with high pressure ratings.

October 11, 2016

High Pressure Coriolis Flow Meter, TCMH-0450, is available with pressure ratings up to 6,000, 10,000, and 15,200. With hazardous area approvals that include CSA (U.S. and Canada), ATEX, and IECEx, this product is suited for use in Oil and Gas Industry for high-pressure chemical injection applications. Other areas of use include such gas measurement applications as engine... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Encoder is equipped with EtherCAT interface.

October 11, 2016

Protected against up to 400G shock and 30G vibration, Hengstler® AI25 EtherCAT Encoder enables users to integrate into virtually any system that uses EtherCAT communication protocol and thereby simplify design process as well as ensure reliable communication. Encoder offers cycle times of 62.5 μsec as well as 22-bit single turn resolution with absolute accuracy of ±35 in. Configurable... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Radius(TM) BZ1 Area Monitor featuring LENS(TM) Wireless communication system..

October 7, 2016

Enhancing worker safety by sharing alarms and gas readings between monitors, the Radius BZ1 uses LENS wireless peer to peer communication system to keep the workers alert and take proper action based on the level of gas leakage. Having a run time of 7 days at hazard communication and connectivity, monitor can detect upto seven gases. SafeCore Module in Radius BZ1 allows calibrating, managing... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensor comes in compact, flush mount model.

October 6, 2016

Increasing mounting flexibility in constrained spaces, flush mount Q4X can handle challenging – highly reflective and multi-color – surfaces as well as light-absorbing materials and low contrasts. CMOS imager promotes reliable detection of sub-millimeter changes in distances from 35–310 mm, and 4-digit display offers sub-millimeter resolution. Along with multiple output... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Riverside County Combats California Drought with Sensus Technology

October 6, 2016

FlexNet quickly identifies leaks for Eastern Municipal Water District RALEIGH, N.C. – Employees of Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) are now equipped with tools to detect leaks sooner and contribute to California’s ongoing water conservation efforts. For example, water dripping from a concealed broken sprinkler head could have caused one customer’s bill to double. Within days of... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Eriez® Offers Remote Monitoring and Control Software for Xtreme® Metal Detectors

October 6, 2016

Erie, PA — Eriez’ latest innovation in metal detector technology, SmartX7Link software, gives users the power to remotely monitor, control and download logs for one or more Eriez® Xtreme® Metal Detectors. Remote access is available from anywhere within the local network in which the metal detector resides. The technology also enables Eriez personnel to connect to the metal detector... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

MS35 series NTC Thermistors provide an alternative to using power resistors with timers and relays.

October 5, 2016

Designed to withstand high input energy from 500 J to 900 J and steady-state currents from 10 A to 50 A, Inrush Current Limiting NTC thermistors are optimized for high-power applications including solar inverters, and DC/DC converters. Presented in diameters of 37 mm and 38 mm and thickness down to 6.50 mm, thermistors can handle body temperatures up to 235 °C at 100% of their maximum... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Absolute Multi-Turn Angle Sensors operate up to 12,000 rpm.

October 5, 2016

Supplied in galvanized steel housing and sealed up to IP69K, depending on version, 18-bit RMB 3600 Series features stainless steel shaft with up to 100 N working shaft load. Non-contact sensors are enhanced giant magnetic resistance devices that count turns even when power is removed. Offered in 1- and 2-channel versions, sensors count to 16 turns with angular position of 0–5,760° and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometers help detect structural defects early.

October 5, 2016

Performing high resolution vibration measurement with very low noise, 3-axis Models ADXL354 and ADXL355 enable early detection of structural defects via wireless sensor networks. Devices provide output of ±2 to ±8 g full scale range, selectable digital filtering from 1 Hz to 1 kHz, and low noise density of 25 µ/√Hz at less than 200 µA current consumption. Supplied in 6 x 6 mm... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Lockheed Martin Receives $49 Million U.S. Army Contract for Apache Helicopter Sensor Upgrades

October 5, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. - The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $49.3 million contract to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter. Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will produce an additional 42 Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) upgrade kits and spares for the U.S. Army as part of Lot 1... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Image Sensor supports driver monitoring systems.

October 4, 2016

Housed in 3.9 x 3.4 mm AEC-Q100 Grade 2 qualified chip scale package, Model OV7261 supports gesture control and driver monitoring applications such as driver drowsiness and distraction detection. Sensor provides 10-bit RAW image output and 640 x 480 resolution up to 100 fps. Leveraging global shutter technology on 3-micron pixel, OV7261 reduces LED illuminator power due to high quantum efficiency... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Nor-Cal Controls Tahoe Met Station Simplifies Data Gathering

October 3, 2016

New solar PV farm projects require the use of meteorological (MET) weather stations to achieve and maintain efficiencies critical to power and revenue generation. Nor-Cal Controls ES, Inc. has meticulously engineered the Tahoe™ MET station to meet and exceed the exacting demands of this new industry using Lufft’s weather sensor. Challenges in power generation Additionally, a critical issue... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAINs' ROD 600 series Sturdy Rotary Encoders newly integrated with EMC design.

October 3, 2016

Complying with CE directives, HEIDENHAINs’ ROD 620 and 630 models are characterized primarily by an improved reinforced bearing with a high axial and radial load capacity, a large and stable shaft diameter of 15 mm and a solid flange socket connection that allows for connection in the radial or axial direction. Electrical output signals of TTL (ROD 620) or HTL (ROD 630) permits encoders to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

New HEIDENHAIN Absolute Sealed Linear Encoders available in accuracy grades 3 µm and 5 µm.

October 3, 2016

Presented in full-sized scale housing (LC 195P) and in slimline scale housing (LC 495P), LC xx5 Absolute Sealed Linear Encoders includes the option of a Panasonic interface (Pana01), which can be connected using the existing cable assembly that were commonly utilized to connect to Siemens, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, and HEIDENHAIN controls. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Parker Unveils New Wireless Sensor Products at Sensors Midwest

October 3, 2016

Product Demonstrations at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center – Booth #813 Golden Valley, Minn. – As the Internet of Things (IoT) leaps forward, Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technology, continues to introduce new products rooted in diagnostics and condition monitoring. Parker is introducing an expanded SensoNODE™ product line at this year's... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vishay VCNL4100 Sensor offers background light cancellation capabilities.

September 30, 2016

Presented in compact 8 mm by 3 mm by 1.8 mm surface-mount package, VCNL4100 combines a new high-sensitivity proximity and ambient light sensor with long-distance proximity detection up to 1 m. Operating on Filtron™ technology, VCNL4100 includes an interrupt function and supports I²C bus communication interface for smart home, industrial, and office applications. RoHS-compliant, device... Read More

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

HD Digital Encoder offers high-density video distribution.

September 30, 2016

Housed in 3 RU chassis, HDBridge3000 can simultaneously output HD and SD video in both RF and IP formats. Unit provides 12 media slots with flexibility to mix-and-match HDMI, component, and composite cards. Supporting up to 24 channels of HD content or 72 channels of SD content, HDBridge3000 is intended for use in broadcast, hospitality, and healthcare markets. Fully redundant and hot-swappable... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Spring Loaded LVIT extends use with contactless operation.

September 30, 2016

With 0.5–4.0 in. ranges, LRS-18 series serves dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation and various industrial/commercial applications where sensing element cannot be attached to object being measured. Sensors use 0.25 in. dia probe equipped with AGD No. 9 contact tip and are offered with axial cable or connector. Along with choice of 4 analog outputs,... Read More