Sensors & Detectors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Photoelectric Sensors offer 5 sensing modes.

April 21, 2015

Set up with pushbutton teach, 6K Miniature Sensors provide reliable position detection independent of material or surface characteristics. Units are available with background suppression, diffuse, retroreflective, through-beam, and contrast modes, with through-beam mode offering up to 18 m range. IP67, IP69, and Ecolab approved, distance measuring sensors include reverse polarity and short circuit protection. Connections are made by cable and M8 3-pin or M8 4-pin quick disconnect. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.

April 20, 2015

Suited for PLC, DCS, or stand-alone controllers, Milli-Speed Switch detects belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on bucket elevators, conveyors, airlocks, mixers, and fans. Unit uses inductive sensing element in nose of enclosure to detect ferrous metal target. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body, switch is corrosion and abrasion resistant, dust-tight, and IP67 waterproof. Output signal is automatically scaled for zero to full speed with over speed detection. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensor System detects human presence.

April 20, 2015

Suited for both moving and stationary uses, OleaVision™ Sensor System can differentiate between live animate beings and inanimate objects up to distance of 5 m. Typical applications are found in automotive/transportation, industrial, smart home, and security systems markets for pedestrian and bystander detection, animate-being detection, collision avoidance, intrusion detection, fire safety, and energy management. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Pressure Sensor operates from 3.3 or 5 V supply.

April 20, 2015

Supporting integration into various process control and measurement systems, DLV Series (5, 15, 30, and 60 psi) provides calibrated and compensated output over -20 to +85°C range. Power consumption modes accommodate battery-powered or remote systems, and Sil-Gel die coating enhances media protection. Along with I²C or SPI interface options, features include accuracy of 0.5% (typ) over temperature, SIP and DIP lead configurations, and PCB-mountable package. Read More

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

Type K Thermocouple Amplifier offers dynamic response of 1 mS.

April 20, 2015

With temperature measuring range of 0–1,250°C, Model TCA-MS-K-1 converts low output voltage signal from Type K thermocouple probe to single independent linearized 0–5 Vdc output voltage. Single-channel unit interfaces to instrumentation equipment including data loggers, temperature indicators, chart recorders, and controllers. Supplied in IP51-rated housing measuring 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 in., amplifier includes mini-plug signal input connector and 1 m long integral signal cable. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circuit Protection Thermistor suits LED lighting, PFCs, and UPSs.

April 20, 2015

Carrying 277 V rating, SL10 10003 handles steady state current up to 3 A with max received energy rating of 17 J. UL-approved circuit protection thermistor features dissipation constant of 11 mW/°C and can handle body temperature of 151°C at 100% of its maximum current rating. With 200 µF max capacitance, product is optimized for such applications as LED lighting and ballasts, PFC circuits, and inrush current control in UPSs with ratings under 500 W. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Fuel Level Sensor suits off-highway vehicles.

April 20, 2015

Developed for use in diesel and biodiesel, Model 2UF allows contactless and wear-free monitoring of fluid levels in vehicle tanks. Sensor measures surface of fuel with 1 mm resolution over measurement range up to 1.2 m. Unit operates in harsh conditions and at temperatures of -40 to +105°C. Because medium in tank is constantly in motion, wave movements or sloshing caused by reflections at tank wall are eliminated through damping, and do not directly affect measurement result. Read More

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Heavy-Duty Pressure Sensors serve in demanding applications.

April 17, 2015

Available with custom mountings, Filterminder™ sensors monitor vacuum or pressure levels in both wet and dry applications. Products are designed to meet SAE requirements for EMI/EMC radiation and immunity levels while operating on typical 5 Vdc systems and use temperature-compensated ceramic pressure die bonded via eutectic soldering process. Analog output signal from 0.5–4.5 Vdc can integrate with ECM modules or telematic fleet management systems. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Current Probe provides sensitivity down to 1 mA/div.

April 16, 2015

Sensitivity of CP030A and CP031A probes, which feature respective bandwidths of 50 and 100 MHz, lets users measure current from mA range up to 30 Arms continuous and 50 A peak, all with same probe. Accommodating space restrictions on crowded boards, design includes jaws sized to probe currents in tight spaces while retaining ability to clamp onto up to 5 mm dia conductors. Both probes connect to oscilloscope via ProBus interface and do not require additional hardware. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual Channel TDR locates faults on metallic cables.

April 15, 2015

Designed to locate faults on all metallic cables, including twisted pair wires and coax cables, TDR2010 Time Domain Reflectometer features 800 x 400 pixel, backlit WVGA color LCD with user-definable tones. IP54-rated unit offers velocity factor of 0.20–0.99 and 5 output impedances of 25, 50, 75, 100, and 125 Ω. TDR has minimum resolution of 0.1 m and max range of 20 km, depending on velocity factor and cable type. With trace tagging function, user can maintain records of circuit details. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hammer Union Pressure Sensor meets oil, gas industry needs.

April 15, 2015

Designed to withstand drilling and well servicing applications, NEMA 4-rated 1502 Hammer Union pressure sensor has all-welded stainless steel construction and Inconel X-750 wetted parts. Shock- and vibration-resistant unit delivers static accuracy of 0.25% FS (BFSL) over standard ranges of 0–5,000, 0–10,000, 0–15,000, and 0–20,000 psi; requires 10–28 Vdc excitation; and provides intrinsically safe 4–20 mA 2-wire output. Standard connection is PTIH-10-6P or equivalent with protective cap. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Variable Inductive Transducers serve several markets.

April 14, 2015

LVITs (Linear Variable Inductive Transducers) of LR-19 (Automation Duty), LR-27 (Industrial Duty), and LV-45 (Extreme Duty) series are contactless devices designed for position sensing applications. Along with ranges from 1–18 in., features include 4 analog outputs, axial termination versions with M-12 connector or 1 m cable, and SenSet™ field scalability. Radial cable exit version comes with swivel rod eye ends. Areas of use include factory automation and heavy-duty industrial/commercial/OEM applications. Read More

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MEMS Accelerometers suit low-frequency applications.

April 13, 2015

Designed to optimize precision of low-frequency vibration and motion measurements in automotive applications, MEMS DC Response Accelerometers include single-axis Series 3711E/Series 3741E and triaxial Series 3713E. Units include gas-damped, silicon MEMS sensing elements and provide high-frequency overload protection. Offered in full-scale ranges from ±2 g to ±200 g, Series 3711E and Series 3713E have hermetically sealed titanium case, while Series 3741E has rugged anodized aluminum housing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tension/Compression Force Tester is motorized and configurable.

April 13, 2015

Engineered on modular function platform, ESM303 single-column force tester is suitable for tension and compression measurement applications up to 300 lbF in laboratory and production environments. Single- and double-column extensions address larger sample application requirements, and FollowMe™ function facilitates test setup via hand-activated, force-based positioning. Test methods may be configured through control panel, and up to 50 test profiles can be saved by user. Read More

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AC Voltage Detectors measure up to 600 or 1,000 V.

April 13, 2015

With 50–600 Vac range, Sniff-It™ Jr. combines built-in headlight, audio alerts, and shock-resistant ABS housing. Unit features CAT III certification, providing protection for both product and user. Sniff-it™ 3 adds wider range of 25–1,000 Vac, both audio and visual alerts, adjustable sensitivity, and ABS housing with rubber grip. Read More

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

Rugged Pressure Sensor provides 2 mm resolution.

April 10, 2015

Housed in 3.3 x 3.3 x 2.5 mm ceramic-metal package, Model MS5837-30BA includes I2C bus interface and is suited for depth measurement systems in water-based applications. Gel-filled sensor features ultra-low power delta sigma ADC that offers precise 24-bit pressure and temperature values, while using only 0.6 µA. With response time as low as 0.5 ms, hermetically sealed sensor offers long term stability across pressure range of 0–30 bar in temperatures from -20 to +85°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Conductivity Meter utilizes remote sensor.

April 9, 2015

Comprising inductive sensing element and transmitter with integrated CombiView display, CombiLyz AFI5 offers 14 selectable measurement ranges from 500 µS/cm to 1,000 mS/cm, including conductivity, concentration, temperature, current output, switching states, and device status. Sensing element and transmitter can be installed separately and connected via cable. With max deviation of <1%, sensor has response time of <0.3 sec for conductivity measurements and <15 sec for temperature. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

NTC Thermistor Dies offer gold and silver metallizations.

April 9, 2015

Featuring gold metallization, Model NTCC300E4 supports gold wire bonding and conductive adhesive gluing, while Model NTCC200E4 with silver metallization supports aluminum wire bonding and is compatible with reflow soldering and nano-silver paste sintering. RoHS-compliant thermistors offer resistance at +25°C from 4.7 kΩ to 20 kΩ, with tolerance down to ±1%. Packaged in conductive PS blister tape, devices provide high stability from -55 to +175°C, with drift of <3% after 1,000 hr. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensors provide dual discrete outputs.

April 9, 2015

Suitable for challenging detection applications, L-GAGE® LE250 and LE550 feature 2 independently configurable discrete outputs, which can be set up as switch points or sensing windows for part detection and feedback on position. With 100–1,000 mm operating range, LE550 is suited for roll diameter, loop control, thickness measurement, and positioning. LE250, with 100–400 mm range and 1 mm spot size, provides detection of smaller features and measurements across targets of varying colors.
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Capacitive Inclination Sensor offers 360° range, high accuracy.

April 9, 2015

Based on inclination dependent changes of difference capacity, fluid inclination sensors determine angle of object in relation to gravitational field of Earth. Measurement range covers complete 360°, and accuracy is <0.1° over entire range. As determined angle is independent of local gravitational acceleration, sensor can be used globally. Internal temperature compensation allows operation from -40 to +85°C, and aluminum housing complies with IP67 standards. Read More