Mechanical & Motion Monitors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Online Vibration Monitoring System lowers maintenance, downtime.

September 3, 2015

Used for continuous, real-time monitoring of plant, machinery, and process parameters, FAG SmartCheck promotes equipment reliability and efficiency while preventing breakdowns. Plug-and-play system is modular and allows continuous monitoring on decentralized basis. Condition of machinery is shown in FAG SmartWeb, and information is also available on long-term machine condition via integrated data memory. All parameters can be correlated with each other and included in alarm configuration. Read More

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

Confocal Chromatic Controller provides measuring rates to 25 kHz.

August 19, 2015

Suited for use with dark targets or measuring thickness of transparent targets, confocalDT IFC2461 has integrated light source and delivers stable measurement results. Standard and multi-peak controller versions are available, with latter providing 6 peaks to enable one-sided thickness measurement of up to 5 layers. Along with active exposure time regulation that allows measurement of different surface types, features include EtherCAT, Ethernet, RS422, and analog out interfaces. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Remote Monitors warn of excessive dust, noise, and vibration.

July 22, 2015

Designed for continuous monitoring of emissions in construction, demolition, and mining sites, web-based Noise Guardian™ and Boundary Guardian™ deliver real-time email or text to users when noise, dust, or vibration levels rise above acceptable levels. Casella Dataview™ 24/7 software enables reports to be accessed in on-screen view from virtually any PC, tablet, or smartphone with secure login. Protected in weatherproof housing, systems withstand extreme conditions.  Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Strain Gage Input Module offers 1,500 Vrms input-to-bus isolation.

June 24, 2015

Able to interface to quarter, half, or full-bridge sensors using 4- or 6-wire connection, MAQ®20-BRDG1 provides 4 channels of strain gage input. Unit interfaces to transducers with nominal resistance of 100 Ω to 1 kΩ; four 24-bit data converters provide measurement capability with accuracy to ±0.05%; and anti-alias filtering eliminates signal degradation from environmental noise. Signal range, bridge excitation voltage, and sample rate are all user configurable.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Confocal Chromatic Sensors combine precision, compact design.

June 19, 2015

Available for confocalDT measurement system, non-contact and maintenance-free IFS2406 series is suitable for distance measurements at submicrometer accuracies as well as one-sided thickness measurement of different materials. Axial and radial measuring directions promote versatile use, while passive design enables use in Ex areas. Designed for vacuum applications, sensors provide long-term stability. Measurement channel is parameterized via Web interface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Motor Drive Analyzer leverages high-definition oscilloscope.

February 11, 2015

Motor Drive Analyzers (MDAs) of MDA800 Series combine 3-phase power analyzer static (steady-state) calculations, dynamic 3-phase power and mechanical motor analysis capabilities, and high-bandwidth (350 MHz, 500 MHz, and 1 GHz) embedded control system debug in one instrument. Based on HDO8000 oscilloscope, products come standard with 8 input channels (16 digital channels optional) with 12-bit resolution, 2.5 GSps sample rate, and up to 250 Mpts/ch acquisition memory. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mechanical Vibration Switches feature remote reset options.

February 11, 2015

Available in 120 Vac, 240 Vac, and 24 Vdc models with DPDT relay and 10 A dry contacts, Series 685A features optimized sensitivity adjustment, enabling users to better control trip level and maximize protection of equipment. Switches utilize spring-loaded, magnetically coupled sensor, which requires no power. Available with hazardous area approvals, devices are suitable for cooling towers, fin fans, large exhaust and vent fans, HVAC systems, blowers, and motors. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Shaft Seal Failure Alarm Module monitors submersible pump motor.

November 14, 2014

Operating from 120 Vac, 50/60 Hz supply, single-channel Model SPM 120AAA provides early warning of possible submersible pump motor shaft seal leakages and failures. Pump motor shaft seal leak is detected via resistive float switch or pair of conductive probes installed within seal cavity. Offered with fixed and adjustable sensitivities, module helps reduce risks of premature equipment failure as well as downtime over 10 million mechanical cycles and 50,000 electrical operations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Coating Thickness Gauge uses magnetic and eddy current principles.

September 26, 2014

Comprising 3 configurations, rugged 6000GP Series measures paint and coating thickness from 0–60 mils (0–1500 µm) on ferrous and non-ferrous metals with resolution of 0.05 or 0.1 mil (1 or 2 µm). Accuracy ranges from 0.05 mils + 1% for 0–2 mils to 2 µm + 1 for >50 µm. Along with audible and visual Hi/Lo alarm, features include impact-resistant and backlit Lexan® display, temperature compensation, Average Zero feature, user-selectable mil or µm units, and high resolution mode. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Standstill Motor Monitor serves machine safety applications.

September 12, 2014

Using electromagnetic feedback (EMF) technology, DIN rail-mounted SVM4001K Series provides machine safety engineers with sensorless method of detecting motion in machinery applications. Standstill monitor, rated for 690 V and frequencies up to 5 kHz, is compatible with single- and 3-phase AC motors, DC motors, as well as VFD and servo-driven motors. Selectable voltage thresholds and programmable time delays let machine safety engineers customize device to application. Read More

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

Machine Monitor helps protect processes from disruption.

June 3, 2014

Suited for small to medium industrial machinery, Model DN26 G3 monitors 2 channels of bearing vibration, shaft vibration, or shaft position and provides fully programmable signal conditioning. DIN rail mount unit also offers dedicated speed monitor channel, which can also be utilized as phase reference for harmonic analysis of vibration signals. Sensor interface is programmable to accept IEPE type accelerometers/velometers, proximity probes, and active/passive speed probes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Benchtop Vibration Table supports testing of small components.

May 8, 2014

Measuring 16 x 16 in., Model TCB-1.3 may be used as stand-alone vibration table for vibration testing or placed inside environmental chamber for combined vibration and temperature testing. Equipped with all-axis vibration system, TCB-1.3 utilizes 4 pneumatically actuated vibration hammers providing 6 dof random vibration with X, Y, Z axis and roll, pitch, and yaw rotation. Chamber comes standard with 2 accelerometers, 1 for control and 1 vibration monitor with vibration range of 1–60 GRMs. Read More

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

Vibration Sensors are designed for high-temperature operation.

April 16, 2014

Available in ultra-compact housings, top-exit, and side-exit for flexible cable connectivity, Wilcoxon Research® HT (high temperature) series provides continuous output for condition monitoring applications where temperatures reach 150°C. Internal components are rated at 200°C for consistent bias output voltage levels over entire temperature range. Carrying 25 year MTBF rating, series features rugged housing and hermetic sealing that protect against ground loops and RFI.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Shock and Vibration Detector optimizes drilling productivity.

March 13, 2014

Adding shock and vibration measurement capabilities to Tensor Directional Module, Directive™ System optimizes drilling penetration rates by enabling adjustments and corrections to be made based on real-time data. Real-time management of downhole vibrations also minimizes equipment damage, helping to avoid potential well-drilling delays. Operating at up to 175°C, system combines processor, 4 channels of detectors, A/D converter, 2 MEMS accelerometers, and 32 MB of memory. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Contacting Thickness Tester ensures accurate measurement.

February 14, 2014

i-Thickness 4400 Auto-Feed Thickness Tester can be used with Online Data Management System for packaging testing, which comes with Cloud and Intranet versions, to meet user requirements. Cloud version consist of 6 functional modules – Test/Target/Instrument/File Management, Settings, and Online Support – and cloud services for storage, calculation, and analysis of mass test data. Intranet version features storage space for data and correlation/trend/statistical analysis of test data. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean, Mounting & Attaching Products

DIN Rail Mounted Monitor protects smaller plants, equipment.

January 30, 2014

Able to monitor 2 channels of bearing vibration, shaft vibration, or shaft position, Ethernet-enabled DN26 G3 offers fully programmable signal conditioning with range of measurement algorithms and sensor options. Dedicated speed monitor channel can also be utilized as phase reference for harmonic analysis of vibration signals, and sensor interface is programmable to accept IEPE type accelerometers/velometers, proximity probes, and active/passive speed probes.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Data Acquisition/Control System is used for vibration monitoring.

January 29, 2014

Used to monitor bearings, shafts, and machinery, Expert Vibro combines monitoring, analysis, and diagnostic capabilities. Each input can be linked to multiple tracks with individual filtering and processing, and each track is equipped with several spectra and characteristic values. Along with 4 analog outputs, 8 digital outputs, integrated comparators for Keyphasor® sensors, and 4 digital inputs, there are 16 synchronous analog inputs that support sampling rates up to 50 kHz per channel. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensor measures thickness of coils in slitting lines.

January 21, 2014

Used to determine thickness profile of individual metal strips in slitting lines, thicknessCONTROL MTS 8201.LLT O-frame measurement system uses two laser triangulation profile sensors to perform alloy-independent measurements with accuracy to few micrometres. Laser line sensor addresses specific measurement tasks, including channelled sheets and thickness of sandwich plates made from non-homogeneous materials. Non-contact thickness measurements are performed continuously. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Predictive Diagnostics System protects hydro turbines.

December 20, 2013

Using low frequency sensors with built-in signal filtering and conditioning, CSI 6500 Machinery Health Monitor measures vibration, temperature, and eccentricity of hydro machinery. When preset trip level is exceeded, protection system shuts down turbine, helping power plants avoid catastrophic failure and comply with safety, health, and environmental regulations. Predictive diagnostics enable personnel to identify potential issues and plan repairs before protection system is engaged. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Thickness Measurement System offers multi-layer capabilities.

December 17, 2013

Non-contact, non-destructive, self-calibrating OptiGauge MLS™ can measure each translucent coating in object up to 20 layers thick; thickness of individual layers and total overall thickness is calculated automatically. Selection of available optical probes can direct 1,310 nm IR light from LED through transparent, translucent, or colored materials, and automation eliminates opportunity for operator error. Measurements deliver sub-micron accuracy for objects 12 µm to 50 mm thick. Read More