Process & Control Monitors

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

Barcode Quality Tester determines point of use compatibility.

November 23, 2015

Using ISO standards and predictive analytics, SCANALYST 3 v1.3 tests barcode quality and content for accuracy, performance, and compliance with ISO standards and regulations. Portable instrument, along with Region of Interest and Spot Reflectance tools, provides such features as remote database connectivity, automatic averaging of multiple inspections, and in-field upgrades for different barcode requirements (linear, 2D, both, DPM). Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Cloud-Based Machine Monitor delivers actionable intelligence.

November 19, 2015

With big data and cloud-based service features, WATCHMAN™ Reliability Portal v3.0 delivers holistic view of key performance metrics in actionable format and offers multilingual support throughout PdM process. Functionality converts PdM program-gathered condition monitoring data and converts that into proactive intelligence of plant's machine health. Effective for single plant or across enterprise, solution displays KPIs with snapshots paired with patterns and trends in maintenance activities. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Monitoring Platform increases HSM security/operations visibility.

November 13, 2015

CipherTrust lets network operations teams receive 24/7 visibility on operational status of all hardware security modules (HSMs) across all locations. With automatic alerts, monitoring and management platform keeps staff fully informed and enables proactive response to potential security/performance issues by leveraging Thales HSM management tools. Solution also identifies performance bottlenecks to improve capacity planning, and background remote operation does not require human intervention. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Machine Monitoring System assesses blade life.

October 7, 2015

By monitoring performance of saw blade, MechaLogix Cosen Predictive Computing can accurately forecast number of remaining cutting hours left before blade dulls. Cloud-based system also provides real-time performance data and can report issues such as excessive vibration, overheating, and changes in fluid line pressure to minimize downtime. Intuitive and user customizable, MechaLogix offers adjustable alert notification settings that can help schedule planned events. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID, Controls & Controllers

Barcode Reading Interface is entirely Web browser based.

October 6, 2015

Offering intuitive configuration utility for barcode reader setup and control, WebLink lets users command barcode readers from any Web-enabled device. Operator enters IP address of MicroHAWK reader into Web browser to access reader settings, enact real-time adjustments, and monitor live decode results. There is no need for specialized knowledge of equipment or industrial protocols, and software and memory necessary for WebLink's operation are hosted on connected MicroHAWK barcode reader. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Data Collection System helps prevent machine failures.

October 1, 2015

Capable of parallel sampling of digital and analog signals, Delphin’s Expert Transient Data Acquisition System can detect errors and faults that would otherwise remain undetected. Device can transmit data to PC via Ethernet interface where it can be saved and observed online. Offering triggered and continuous acquisition modes, system provides up to 16 GB of internal storage that can be accessed using ProfiSignal Go. Signal sequence diagram provides overview of chronology of malfunction event. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Machinery Health Analyzer interfaces to laser alignment tools.

June 22, 2015

Featuring wireless interface to laser shaft alignment tools, CSI 2140 is suited for operators performing vibration analysis and corrective tasks in field. Unit offers 4 channels plus phase data collection, advanced vibration analysis, and multi-plane balancing to correct imbalance in fans. Employing Sweep technology, laser fixtures measure misalignment, even in tight clearance applications. Advanced option monitors corrective machine moves in vertical and horizontal directions simultaneously. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Spindle Assessment Kit measures key operating data.

June 15, 2015

Designed for use after spindle is assembled and installed in machine tool, SKF Spindle Assessment Kit can help OEMs or quality control staff to validate performance indicators, including vibration, thermal behavior, running accuracy, and natural frequency. Kit can also detect spindle unbalance conditions and assist in understanding resonance frequency, which is essential to cutting quality. By monitoring conditions, kit helps detect problems before they escalate. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

SMS/MMS Notification Service increases system management, control.

February 9, 2015

Custom SMS text messages and enhanced MMS live video alert messages sent via iBridge® Messenger help iBridge connected home services subscribers better control their alarm, video, temperature, lighting, and locking systems. Through this service, users can select which events will trigger notifications as well as who should receive them. Features include broadband-based coverage, real pre/post video clips of alarm events available on smartphones, and Gemini Security Systems compatibility. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Process Instrumentation Monitor works with UHP gas source systems.

January 21, 2015

Used for continuous monitoring of process instrumentation for semi-automatic ultra-high purity gas source systems, GigaGuard™ Compact Data Monitor (CDM) provides 8 analog and digital sensor inputs, alarm setpoints, and facility communications capabilities that can be adjusted to meet operator's desired safety and monitoring parameters. Multiple monitoring and alert functions, along with 3 in. LCD keypad and Class 1, Division 2 classification, are standard. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Multicolor LED Signal Tower increases process efficiency.

January 15, 2015

Promoting efficiency across diverse processes, 60 mm dia LA6 REVOLITE™ lets users program up to 21 custom colors and flash-rate settings via provided software in order to more accurately communicate machine status, indicate abnormal activity, and track assembly pace. Rated voltage is 24 Vdc, signal wire current maximum is 70 mA, and ambient operating range is -25 to +60°C. Built to protection rating of IP65 (IP54 with alarm), tower offers 11 alarm types and can be used in multiple industries. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Machine Tool Monitor offers active monitoring and data logging.

December 11, 2014

As stand-alone unit or integrated into control system, SKF Machine Tool Observer MTx connects all operating-parameter sensors to actively monitor, observe, and log performance history of machine tool spindles, grinding machines, or other rotating equipment. Accumulated condition levels, with continuous recording and long-term storage of critical data, allow intelligent monitoring. MCU-based electronics assembly with internal memory can connect to up to 6 different types of various sensors for monitoring multiple parameters. Read More

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

Handheld Barcode Readers ensure imaging data remains secure.

November 28, 2014

To accommodate for those with strict security requirements, HS-41X Handheld DPM (direct part marking) Reader and HS-51X Wireless DPM Reader incorporate Image Lock technology. This feature secures captured images within device, where images are automatically deleted once symbol is decoded. Since images are deleted, they are not made available to connected barcode setup or configuration software UIs or directly accessible by users to view or download from device. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

IR Combustible Gas Monitor operates in extreme conditions.

November 24, 2014

Featuring dual source design for redundancy and uninterrupted performance, PrimaX IR provides Lower Explosive Limit combustible gas detection. Possibility of obscurations due to rain, fog, dirt, dust, and other environmental conditions is minimized. Supplied in IP67-rated 316 stainless steel housing with heated optics, SIL 2-certified monitor provides 4–20 mA analog output. Environmental guard with patented clamshell design enables installation in tight locations. 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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Remote Shutdown System uses fail-safe logic.

November 4, 2014

With range of 3+ miles, SignalFire RSDS can shut down assets remotely with fail-safe logic necessary for wireless operation of critical systems found in upstream oil and gas applications. System can be configured with PLC monitoring system or SignalFire Gateway-controlled standalone system that can monitor inputs and generate control command autonomously. Both communication systems incorporate CommSafe software that guards against system failure if wireless communication is interrupted. Read More

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

Audio and Visual Alarm Unit provides major alert.

July 31, 2014

Featuring plastic, wall-mounted design measuring 7 x 2.8 in., Model TRIP-6692RLS provides both visual and/or audio alarm suitable for equipment and laboratory alert notifications of production or procedural shut-downs as well as for process completion notices. LED strobe will operate to warn of any unsafe condition or intrusion, followed by high output of 102 dB SPL at frequency of 2.4–3.1 KHz. Operating voltage is 12 Vdc at 130 mA and connection is via 3-wire set.  Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Programmable Motion Control features 2 signal set points.

July 29, 2014

By continuously monitoring rotary speed, MSD-800 protects indoor/outdoor rotating equipment from damage. Unit alerts operator of change in speed by sending signal to control unit which can sound alarm and/or shutdown equipment completely. Installed remotely, control unit can be programmed to indicate 2 under-speed points or 2 over-speed points, or 1 of each. Speed sensor, installed directly to shaft of rotating equipment, is enclosed in weatherproof and dust-tight cast aluminum housing. Read More

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

Machinery Protection Monitor offers advanced display options.

July 23, 2014

With up to 24 measurement channels in 3U format, Sentry G3 provides machine protection to API670 standard. Intuitive color LCD enables plant engineers to rapidly identify abnormal conditions and manage dynamic behavior of rotating plant. Signal conditioning unit provides vibration, position, and speed parameter trending facilities, including log and view of up to 60 days of data, look-back at trends and alarms, plus download of data for further analysis in Excel. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

On-Loom Monitoring System targets textile manufacturers.

July 22, 2014

When used with production looms, iBar Monitoring System ensures that raw material gives maximum product yield. System provides complete reel and process inspection during most critical step in textile production — formation of fabric web. By delivering real-time feedback and complete defect elimination, iBar enables manufacturers to optimize input-output ratios. Read More