Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Safe Testing for Switchgear Applications

July 25, 2016

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Utility engineers and technicians can now complete complex switching operations in a single procedure with Phoenix Contact’s FAME 3 Test System (Fast and Modular Energy). The touch-safe testing system features ring-lug terminal connections, preferred by U.S. electric power companies.  FAME 3 incorporates a pluggable system for testing and system maintenance for low- and... Read More

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Stainless Steel Photoelectric Sensors feature IP69K rating.

July 25, 2016

Supplied in 11 x 21 x 31.5 mm, AISI 316L stainless steel housing, PD30ET Series features IP69K environmental rating and ECOLAB certification, ensuring reliable operation in harsh environments. Sensors are available in NPN or PNP versions with NO and NC outputs. Operating from 10–30 Vdc power supply, units have top potentiometer setup and 4-pin M8 plug or 2 m cable connection. Sensors are... Read More

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Battery Management System uses celular communications.

July 22, 2016

With Powered by PosiCharge™ technology, Hyster Battery Tracker monitors battery health and usage to help ensure proper maintenance and warranty compliance tracking. Low-profile device stays with battery during its lifetime and uses cellular communications to deliver actionable, real-time data on key performance metrics like state-of-charge, water levels, voltage current and temperature. Email... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Roughness Measuring Unit features smart, mobile design.

July 20, 2016

Using smartphone-like 4.3 in. TFT touchscreen display, MarSurf® PS 10 measures 31 roughness parameters, offers list of favorite functions, and provides laboratory-level performance on shop floor. Measuring unit is intended for roughness testing in and on machine while in production. Measuring data can be saved in TXT, X3P, CSV, or PDF formats as finished measuring records with no additional... Read More

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

Pull Cable Tension Monitor helps prevent errors for contractors.

July 19, 2016

Preventing cable overstretch that can lead to faulty cable installation, touchscreen-operated G-Series Smart Pull produces physical, visual, and audible alerts to let contractors know when pulling force of cable exceeds 80% of manufacturer recommendations. Second alert is given when pulling force has met 100% of tension limit (10,000 lb max). Stored directly in 128 MB onboard... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Tension Control Solutions include controller and thin load cell.

July 19, 2016

DIN-rail mount MAGPOWR Spyder Plus S1 Controller offers input for measuring diameter, which allows for precise taper tension; advanced stop and hold functions; and gain compensation. Also available, Thin Load Cell, which consists of European-style load cell, accommodates machine space restriction requirements and is compatible with all MAGPOWR tension controllers and amplifiers. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Emerson as the Leader in Wireless Pressure Gauges

July 19, 2016

SHAKOPEE, MINN (July 15, 2016) - Frost Sullivan recognized Emerson as the Product Line Strategy Leader in the global wireless pressure gauges market. Emerson launched the Rosemount™ Wireless Pressure Gauge, the industry’s first WirelessHART® pressure gauge, in late 2015. “Unlike many of its other competitors, Emerson focused on first testing this new product in a long line of pressure... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Lockheed Martin Will Pursue New Army Missile Defense Sensor

July 19, 2016

Proven radar technology is best match to Army's requirements BETHESDA, Md. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is responding to a U.S. Army request for a Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS). The industry-wide competition will provide a radar solution that operates in the Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) network and replaces the current Patriot radar. The... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

KROHNE to Showcase Wide Range of Water and Wastewater Products at WEFTEC 2016

July 18, 2016

Visit booth 3807 to learn more about the latest analytical sensors, flow meters, and level meters Peabody, MA:  KROHNE, Inc. will showcase a wide range of its industry-leading water and wastewater products, including its line of analytical sensors at WEFTEC 2016, Booth 3807. The 89th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference will be held September 26th – 28th at... Read More

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Non-Contact Radar Level Sensor excels in solids.

July 15, 2016

Designed for optimal performance in powders and bulk solids, BinMaster NCR-80 uses 80 GHz frequency that focuses signal in narrow 4° beam angle for precise aiming to avoid flow stream, internal structure, or sidewall buildup. Unit offers measuring range up to 393 ft and accuracy within 0.2 in. Available with stainless steel swivel flange or with plastic antenna, sensor is suited for continuous... Read More

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

Fully-Automated Recording of Temperature & Humidity

July 15, 2016

Fully-Automated Recording of Temperature Humidity Are you working in an HVAC application such as temperature monitoring in vents and ducts, humidity recording in greenhouses, or logging carbon dioxide levels in schools? Data loggers are an affordable way to automate environmental data collection for HVAC system validation. Compact and highly accurate, they’re ideal for monitoring indoor air... Read More

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Laser Measurement Sensor uses time-of-flight technology.

July 14, 2016

Designed with Class 2 laser emitter, L-GAGE® LTF Sensor offers accurate distance measurements to 12 m, making it suited for loop control, part presence/absence, and fill level applications. Unit provides repeatability of <3 mm and accuracy of ±10 mm. In addition to precision distance measurement, LTF delivers consistent detection of targets regardless of angle, environmental conditions,... Read More

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Breath Detector detect motionless persons through concrete walls.

July 14, 2016

Used to detect existence of live, motionless individuals inside compound, Eagle5-NCL™ breathing detection sensor offers remote connectivity and networking capabilities. Wafer-Scale™ beamforming and coded ultra-wideband radar technologies enable sensing and networking of units to identify multiple individuals through thick concrete walls. Impulse based ultra-wideband system... Read More

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OSI Systems Awarded $8 Million Contract for RTT Explosive Detection Systems

July 14, 2016

HAWTHORNE, Calif.- OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS) today announced that its security division, Rapiscan Systems, has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $8 million from a major international airport to provide multiple units of Rapiscan Systems' RTT™ 110 (Real Time Tomography) explosives detection system (EDS). Deepak Chopra, OSI Systems CEO, commented: "We are proud of our... Read More

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CCD Image Sensor exhibits optimized NIR performance.

July 13, 2016

Available in monochrome, bayer color, and sparse color configurations, KAI-08052 provides optimized sensitivity in NIR wavelengths for such applications as scientific and medical imaging or machine vision and intelligent transportation systems. CCD pixel design extends electron capture region for capture of electrons generated by long wavelength photons. This pixel well depth promotes NIR... Read More

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Laser Distance Sensor measures glossy and coarse surfaces.

July 12, 2016

Utilizing multi-spot measuring principle, MESAX Sensor provides accurate and repeatable measurement results, without elaborate conversion or external software. Up to 600 measured values of object are recorded and distance is then calculated on basis of intelligent analysis. Taking up to 500 distance measurements/sec at resolution up to 2 µm, sensor is suited for precise measurement of... Read More

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Baumer Inductive Sensor Receives John Deere Supplier Innovation Award

July 12, 2016

Baumer has been selected as a recipient of a John Deere supplier innovation award for 2015. The award is presented to a select group of suppliers who have demonstrated innovation in a product or service they provide to John Deere. A specially developed Baumer inductive sensor is a key enabling technology for one of the latest John Deere product innovations. The inductive sensor measures a... Read More

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Parker's SensoNODE Sensors and SCOUT Software Earn Accolades at 2016 Sensors Expo

July 12, 2016

San Jose, Calif. - Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technology, was honored at this year's Sensors Expo for its innovative SensoNODE sensor and SCOUT Software technology. SensoNODE sensors and SCOUT software earned silver in the Application Award category. The Application Award recognizes sensor applications, whether commercial or experimental, and their... Read More

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Ga-ASI and Raytheon to Integrate German Advanced Radar Detection System Onto Predator B

July 12, 2016

SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic and related mission system solutions, and Raytheon Deutschland GmbH, a leading manufacturer of airborne electronic warfare and sensor systems and airborne radars, today announced that they will integrate the... 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