Sensors & Detectors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MRI Safety Screening Systems end false alarm fatigue, guesswork.

July 23, 2015

Walk-through MetalMag and hand-held PD240CH combine metal detection and ferromagnetic detection functionality to automatically filter and suppress alarms for non-threat items without compromising required threat item detection. With multi-zone targeting indication, freestanding MetalMag automatically detects metallic items and ferromagnetic material threat items. Changing operation mode of PD240CH enables unit to serve as complete metal detector able to detect any type of metal material. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Safety & Security Equipment

Wireless Smoke/Heat Detector targets senior living communities.

July 23, 2015

Creating awareness for on-site personnel, EN1243 detects levels of heat and smoke that could potentially become dangerous to senior living community residents. Caregivers are notified through emergency call (e-call) system when specific levels of heat or smoke are detected. While fixed heat detection alarms when temperature reaches 135°F, second method of detection measures rate of rise (ROR) and alarms if temperature increases at rate of 15° per minute from starting temperature of 105°F. Read More

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

Test and Measurement Microphone resists dust and water.

July 21, 2015

Featuring stainless steel grid cap and replaceable water- and dust-resistant cover, ½ in. Model 130A24 is suited for applications where moisture, oil splash, and contamination are present. Free-field, prepolarized microphone and preamplifier system has wide dynamic range from 30 dBA (inherent noise level) to 150 dB. Phase characteristics are tailored for noise source location applications such as holography, beamforming, acoustic cameras, and sound pressure mapping. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Switches enable reliable plant operations monitoring.

July 20, 2015

Promoting safety, security, and process efficiency, Limitless™ series helps industrial facilities add independent layers of protection and optimize processes by monitoring equipment in hazardous locations. Switches can be used to provide plant operator with notification if employee uses specific equipment and can provide records on duration and time since last testing. Operating on one set of AA batteries for one year, products transmit wireless frequencies via WPAN 8.02.15.4 at 2.4 GHz. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Non-Industrial Products

Sonar-Imaging System provides 3D view.

July 20, 2015

With StructureScan® 3D, anglers can see fish, underwater structure, and bottom contours in 3-dimensional display on HDS Gen3 fishfinder/chartplotter. Product creates high-resolution, 180° views in depths to 300 ft and as far as 600 ft port and starboard. Using virtual point-of-view angles or ScanTrack™ pan-tilt-rotate control, anglers can combine custom HD and 3D views to increase situational awareness. Vertical Depth Enhancement emphasizes vertical drops and crucial depth contour changes. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Controls & Controllers

PTC Thermistors provide remote over-temperature sensing.

July 20, 2015

Featuring <4.0 mm body diameters, temperature levels from +80 to +150°C, and ±5°C tolerances, PTCSL03 Series provides remote over-temperature sensing in alternative energy, industrial, and consumer applications. Sensors feature max R25 of 120 Ω, max voltage of 30 V, dissipation factor of 5 mW/K, and thermal time constant of 6 s. Consisting of medium-resistivity doped barium titanate ceramic chip with copper-clad steel wire leads, devices offer long-term behavior of ΔT ≤1°C after 1,000 hr. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Chart Generation Tool works with sounders via Wi-Fi.

July 17, 2015

Compatible with Raymarine Dragonfly PRO and Wi-Fish™ systems, SonarChart™ Live lets boaters connect GPS chartplotters, sounders, and fishfinders with mobile devices using Wi-Fi to view HD bathymetry map in real-time while navigating. Once device is connected via Wi-Fi to Navionics Boating, sonar data is streamed to app to create and display personal SonarChart™ Live map layer on top of existing charts. Details are stored on mobile device for continued private use and can be refined over time. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Transponder Coded Safety Switch has integrated AS-Interface.

July 17, 2015

Via adaptor, CES-AS-C04 is directly connected to ribbon cable as slave. AS-Interface status is identifiable at all times via LEDs integrated into plug connector, while size, variable approach, and mounting options maximize design flexibility. Transponder coding in Unicode version provides protection against tampering and ensures at all versions Category 4/PLe according to EN ISO 13849-1. IP67 protection and insensitivity to vibrations permit use in harsh environments. Read More

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

Bi-Directional Flow Sensor suits medical applications.

July 17, 2015

Utilizing MEMS thermal accelerometer platform, Model MFC2030 is suited for analytical instruments, anesthesia, and other medical flow devices as well as process control and natural gas measurement. Suspended-bridge microstructure, coupled with advanced CMOS circuitry and 16-bit on-chip A/D, provides wide flow dynamic range. Highly configurable, Model MFC2030 offers multiple mounting options including manifold mount, BSP and NPT fittings. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Thermocouple and RTD Assemblies suit severe service uses.

July 17, 2015

Intended for temperature monitoring and control in industrial applications, Thermocouple and RTD Assemblies are suited for reactors, heat exchangers, and LNG vessels. Variety of terminal blocks and connection heads accommodate choice of direct wiring or addition of transmitter. With broad selection of process connections, stem diameters, lag extensions, and thermowells, assemblies can be configured to meet specifications of nearly any industrial installation. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products

Sonar Imaging System offers 3D underwater view.

July 17, 2015

With Simrad® StructureScan® 3D, boaters can see fish, underwater structure, and bottom contours in 3-dimensional display on NSS and NSO evo2 navigational systems. Product scans underwater terrain to create high-resolution, 180° 3D view in depths to 300 ft and as far as 600 ft port and starboard. Using virtual point-of-view angles or ScanTrack™ pan-tilt-rotate control, anglers can combine custom HD and 3D views to increase situational awareness and efficiently search fishing areas. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Switch utilizes transponder technology.

July 17, 2015

Combining principle of operation of electromechanical safety switches with guard locking and guard lock monitoring with transponder-coded safety engineering, CTP Safety Switch achieves category 4 / PLe according to EN ISO 13849-1, without additional fault exclusion. Unit features detailed diagnostic function with LED indicator on front panel to immediately show device status. Housed in plastic with metal head and IP69K protection, switch is suited for most industrial uses. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Roughness Sensor enables all measurements on one CMM.

July 16, 2015

Simplifying QA workflow, ZEISS ROTOS is used via stylus changer interface on probe of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) under full CNC control and enables standard-compliant measurement of roughness and waviness on one CMM. All features of technical drawing can be fully captured with one CMM and displayed in one report, and various measuring positions can be reached without rechucking. Rotary axis can turn full 360° and be tilted perpendicularly to provide tilt range of 160°.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

CMOS Image Sensor features backside illuminated technology.

July 15, 2015

Featuring 1/3 in. optical format, 1 MP Model AR0136AT provides 1280 x 960 resolution and 3.75 micron BSI pixels. Digital image sensor supports linear and high dynamic range modes, in single chip solution, with 120 dB dynamic range in HDR mode. Device has output pixel rate of 74.25 MP/sec max, which results in frame rate of 45 fps at 960p resolution and 60 fps at 720p resolution. With operating junction temperature range of -40 to +125°C, sensor is suited for automotive ADAS and viewing cameras. Read More

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

Pyrometer System supports multi-point temperature monitoring.

July 15, 2015

Utilizing miniature, non-contact infrared sensors and interface modules, PyroMiniBus measures surface temperature of products and machinery in industrial processes and sends measurements via RS485 Modbus to touchscreen display. System offers choice of two temperature sensors for measuring small or large targets, 6-channel touchscreen for configuration and data logging, and junction box to connect them together. Sensors can operate in conditions up to 120°C with no need for cooling. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Passive Distribution Module aids in-field safety switch wiring.

July 14, 2015

Supplied in IP67 plastic housing, passive distribution module accelerates straightforward series wiring of safety switches in field. Up to 4 products from CES-AR, CET-AR, and ESL-AR series can be connected per distributor, and modules can be connected in series to increase number of safety switches. Decentralized wiring benefits modular machine concepts as well as space-restricted control cabinets, and use of standardized cables with M12 plugs facilitates connection of safety switches. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Differential Probes offer 2 kV and 8.4 kV safety ratings.

July 14, 2015

Safety-rated for 8,485 V and 6,000 Vrms, Model HVD3605 provides test coverage of 5 kV class electrical apparatus and power electronics. Probe has 1% gain accuracy, wide differential voltage range of 7,000 V, and 100 MHz of bandwidth. Model HVD3206, safety-rated for 2,000 V and 1,500 Vdc per IEC/EN 61010-031:2015 standard, addresses solar PV string inverter requirements for 1,500 Vdc inputs. Probe has 1% gain accuracy, 2,000 Vpk differential voltage range, and 120 MHz bandwidth. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Measurement System offers dual profile analysis.

July 10, 2015

Based on low-noise metrology frame (<8 nm), high-precision manufactured datum, and software datum correction, Form Talysurf i-Series provides accurate and repeatable results with straightness specification of less than 0.15 µm. High-resolution gauge measures curved or flat surfaces for contour and surface finish, while i-Series’ measurement analysis package provides least squared line, arc, and polynomial form removal plus up-to-date filtering techniques. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Safety & Security Equipment

Fixed Hydrogen Gas Detector incorporates multiple alarms.

July 10, 2015

Designed for use in unattended battery installations or remote shelters containing gassing lead acid batteries and charging systems, HGD-3000 protects against hydrogen gas buildup while also detecting smoke, temperature, loss of power, and intrusion. Unit mounts to wall, ceiling, or optional junction box and turns on exhaust fan when hydrogen gas levels reach 1%; alarm – local 80 db horn, flashing red LED, and dry contact switch closure – activates at 2%. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensor offers dual teach mode.

July 9, 2015

Combining window thresholds on both target distance and target reflected intensity, Q4X Laser Distance Sensor can detect clear objects without requiring retro-reflector. Dual mode can be used to error-proof applications by ensuring correct color part is located at correct position. Constructed with FDA-grade stainless steel housing rated to IP67, IP68, or IP69K for high-pressure washdown environments, sensor covers 25–300 mm range and can detect distance changes as small as 1 mm. Read More