Mechanical & Motion Monitors

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

FDA Approves CareTaker® Wireless Remote Patient Monitor for Continuous Non-Invasive Blood Pressure ("cNIBP") and Heart Rate Monitoring Using Patented Finger Cuff Technology

May 13, 2016

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., – CareTaker Medical, a pioneer in wireless remote patient monitoring devices, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued 510(k) clearance for the company's Wireless Continuous Non-Invasive "Beat-by-Beat" Blood Pressure ("cNIBP") and Heart Rate Monitor based on patented Finger Cuff technology. The wearable CareTaker® monitor enables... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Process Monitoring of Vibrations at Hydro Turbines

March 18, 2016

Delphin TopMessage System Diagnoses Faults CHESTERLAND, OH — Delphin Technology recently provided the vibration monitoring solution for Femaris, a Romanian company focusing mainly on providing products and services for measuring and analyzing technical parameters. Femaris offers complete solutions for the implementation of predictive and proactive machine maintenance, as well as online... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Non-Contact Thickness Measurement Tool provides PC independence.

March 15, 2016

Able to be operated with end-user's PC or laptop, OptiGauge® LT does not necessitate dedicated OptiGauge Controller and offers measurement range of 12 microns to 5 mm optical thickness; accuracy is ±2 microns. Flexibility to meet diverse needs, while PC independence and USB connectivity facilitate and accelerate production line integration. Suited for lab and R&D applications, tool supports various measurement probes to suit application at hand. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Acquisition System measures test stand vibration.

February 22, 2016

With 8 or 16 synchronous inputs and 24-bit A/D converters, Delphin Expert Vibro can take vibration measurements at shaker as well as at test sample during new product development. Device can also simultaneously control shaker and provide set-point values. Digital outputs monitor characteristic values and are also used for shutting down test stand in event of alarm. Users can switch between voltage measurement, IEPE, or shaft vibration sensors. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optimal Vibration Data Acquisition at a Shaker Stand

February 18, 2016

Delphin Expert Vibro System Measures Test Stand Vibration CHESTERLAND, OH – Vibration tests are often required during new product development. This involves securing the product to a shaker and then shaking according to set standards. Vibration measurements are taken both at the shaker itself as well as at the test sample. In this brief applications example CAS DataLoggers shows how Expert... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gage Monitors feature programmable design.

February 9, 2016

Featuring 1/8 DIN size housings with each bezel sealed to IP64 rating, OM502T Series is programmable for mathematical functions, including peak and tare, as well as digital filters. Accuracy is 0.05 % of range and rate is up to 100 measurements/sec. Available with 0.56 in. tall red or green LED displays, instruments provide analog outputs of 0–2/5/10 V, ±10 V, 0–5 mA and 0/4–20 mA. Digital output interfaces include RS 232 and RS485 – both isolated, with MODBUS and PROFIBUS protocols. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Blood Pressure Monitors promote better health management.

January 8, 2016

With streamlined profile, LifeSource UltraConnect Wireless upper arm and wrist blood pressure monitors support stand-alone use as well as optimized wireless use when coupled with iOS and Android smartphones. Tubeless design slips onto wrist or arm, and IntelliSense technology connects with app to automatically detect and connect to monitor. Offline operation allows transfer of up to 100 readings to app at later time. OLED display and support for 4 or more users are standard. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vibration Sensor provides machinery health change information.

December 18, 2015

By allowing machinery vibration data to be accessed by HART-enabled process controllers and information systems, programmable PCH420V fosters informed decisions and bolsters predictive diagnostics. Network-powered transmitters, offering 3 user-configurable bands, deliver continuous coverage, and multi-drop installations enable up to 16 sensors to be monitored via one address port. Digital communication superimposed on 4–20 mA loop offers flexibility for condition-based equipment maintenance. Read More

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

Onset Now Offers NIST RH Calibration

December 10, 2015

Access Your Data via Mobile Device using the HOBOmobile® App! CHESTERLAND, OH — CAS DataLoggers is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Onset now offers testing and certification of HOBO data logger and sensor RH (relative humidity) accuracy using standards traceable to the U.S. National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST). This includes Single-point (50% RH @ 25°C) or... Read More

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

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

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

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

Vibration Measurement System for Test Stands and More

July 13, 2015

Delphin Expert Vibro for Measurement, Monitoring Analysis CHESTERLAND OH – If you need to know how your products react to vibrations, or if you want to operate a shaker test stand, you'll need a vibration measurement system to acquire and evaluate the data. While many of these systems require multiple devices and software, Delphin Technology offers the Expert Vibro Data Acquisition and... Read More

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

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 &Omega; to 1 k&Omega;; 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.<br /> Read More

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

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Noise and Friction Radically Reduced as Schaeffler's FAG Bearings Improve Machinery Efficiency, Lower Maintenance Costs and Avoid Unnecessary Downtime

May 7, 2015

FAG Generation C deep groove ball bearings, left, FAG E1 X-life spherical roller bearings and FAG SmartCheck as presented at VANZ New bearing technologies engineered to radically improve the efficiency and lower the noise levels of industrial machinery and electric power tools are being introduced to Australasia by Schaeffler. FAG Generation C deep groove ball bearings, FAG E1 X-life... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

EMITECH Expands to Meet Aeronautic Test Demand

April 28, 2015

French qualification expert duplicates LDS vibration test system, taking total over 40 FRANCE – Qualification test expert, EMITECH has expanded its vibration measurement capabilities with a new V8 Combo shaker - a high-end, air-cooled shaker from Brüel Kjær's LDS shaker range. The France-based company specialises in environmental tests on a wide range of electrical and mechanical... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Delphin Systems Offer Expanded Data Storage Options

April 14, 2015

Monitor and Analyze Transients, Vibration and more! CHESTERLAND OH – Delphin Technology has equipped its bestselling data logger and vibration measurement devices, the Expert Transient and Expert Vibro, with new data storage functions. These next-gen data acquisition products are available immediately from CAS DataLoggers to help you get your application quickly started and smoothly... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

ABB Wins Power Plant Automation Order in Louisiana for Distributed Power

April 3, 2015

Plant automation solution will control, manage and optimize new natural gas-fired power plant in Morgan City, Louisiana Zurich, Switzerland – ABB will supply Robins Morton, the Alabama-based construction and engineering company, a plant automation system for Louisiana Energy and Power Authority’s (LEPA) new gas-fired power plant in Morgan City, Louisiana. The plant will produce 64... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Park Systems Announces Joint Development Partnership with imec to Develop Nanoscale AFM Metrology Solutions for Semiconductor Manufacturing

March 9, 2015

SUWON, Korea – Park Systems, world-leader in Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) announced today they have signed a Joint Development Project (JDP) with nanoelectronics research center imec, to develop in-line AFM metrology solutions of future technology nodes including but not limited to surface roughness, thickness, critical dimension (CD), and sidewall roughness.  The JDP will develop new... Read More