Sensors & Detectors

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Evaluate Rugged 3D Interface and Weigh Scale with Maxim's Smart Force Sensor

May 25, 2016

Maxim Integrated's low power MAXREFDES82# reference design quickly calculates force and center of mass. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Design engineers can now rapidly evaluate and deploy new human-machine interface (HMI) devices using the MAXREFDES82# smart force sensor reference design from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM).     --  More information about MAXREFDES82#: Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Viscosity Tester offers 2 instrument in one option.

May 25, 2016

Used for determination of viscosity in P (Poise) or cP, DV2000 Viscothinner is suitable for paint, coating, and ink industry. Unit features 4-line backlit digital display and stable drive system that creates wide measurement range and accurate readings. Instrument can be used in Manual, Maxhold, and Timed modes. ENTER key starts rotation/measurement, stops motor, and validates selected spindle while UP or DOWN keys are used to enter spindle selection screen and scroll in both directions. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automatic Viscometer measures samples down to 10 µL.

May 25, 2016

Equipped with automatic sample loading and sample cleaning, VROC® initium measures absolute viscosity as function of shear rate across wide temperature range, allowing fingerprinting of samples. Samples in 96 well plates as well as 40 vial racks can be tested automatically with intuitive software. Automatic intrinsic viscosity measurements provide size of molecules in various formulations and in various conditions which help shorten development time. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Evaluation Kits help create low-power WANs.

May 25, 2016

Comprising 2 Motes (LoRaWAN™ sensors) based on RN2483 or RN2903 LoRa modules, LoRaWAN gateway, and local LoRaWAN server application, LoRa® Evaluation Kits provide components to create Low-Power Wide Area Network in Europe or North America. Driven by LoRa Alliance, LoRa technology achieves 10-mile range and 10-year battery life. Technology targets low data rates and low-duty-cycle applications for monitoring energy, location, utility infrastructure, environment, agriculture, and public safety. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inline Grain Moisture Meter offers accurate real-time measurement.

May 24, 2016

Using low-power microwaves to penetrate surface every 0.2 sec, PCE-A-315 obtains interior moisture readings from grain without causing any damage. Measurement range is 5%–40% during continuous mass flow, and error is ±0.5% from 5%–18% grain moisture. Due to integrated temperature probe, readings are accurate from 41 to 131°F. Analyzer supports connection to evaluation software, data loggers, process controllers, and complete process control systems through RS485 and 4–20 mA interfaces. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

IPS Group's New Technologies for Smart Cities Take Center Stage at IPI

May 23, 2016

SAN DIEGO – Smart Parking leader, IPS Group, Inc., is unveiling several new innovative technologies at the 2016 IPI Expo in Nashville, Tenn., this week. The company is showcasing technology and providing live demonstrations of new smart products in their interactive booth display. The IPS Group Dome-Mount Sensor is a key innovation already being pre-ordered by municipalities nationwide. It... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inductive Proximity Sensors have miniature, IP67 design.

May 23, 2016

Offered as NPN or PNP models and with NO or NC outputs, 4–8 mm inductive proximity sensors have stainless steel, shielded housings with IP67 rating. Standard sensing distances are 0.8 or 1.5 mm, and extended-distance models have 1.5 or 2 mm ranges. Along with 360°-visible yellow output LED, features include built-in overload protection and attached 2 m axial cable or M8 connector. Axial and right angle zinc-plated mounting brackets are also available. Read More

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

Electro-Sensors Featured in May Issue of Milling and Grain Magazine

May 20, 2016

During the 2016 GEAPS Exchange, which took place in Austin, TX, Electro-Sensors' own Rick Eller gave an informative presentation revolving around the HazardPRO™ systems ambient temperature compensation feature. This took place during the shows Idea Exchange where 11 companies had the chance to present their latest products and explain how they benefit the grain industry. These were kept... Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flow/No Flow Sensor prevents cross contamination hazards.

May 20, 2016

Using microwave Doppler technology for communication, Flow Detect 2000 detects whether material is still flowing through distributor leg, chute, feeder, or pipeline. Non-intrusive sensor, featuring North American Class II, Division 1 Groups E/F/G and ATEX Zone 21 hazardous location approvals, installs through 1 ¼ in. NPT opening and does not come into contact with flow stream. Sensing element, power and output connections, and adjustment controls are located in single NEMA 4X enclosure.<br /> Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Gauges are available to meet needs of any industry.

May 18, 2016

NOSHOK pressure gauges provide measurement solutions, including ability to control, check, and regulate process media. Available from standard dial and digital gauges to DP and sanitary gauges in several types with pressure ranges from 30 Vac to 100,000 psi, products offer diverse casing, fill, connection, and mounting options. Along with CE-compliant transmitters and transducers, features include 50&ndash;1,000 g shock ratings, 10&ndash;20 g vibration rating, and accuracy from ±0.125% to ±0.5% FS. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Sensor operates in hazardous areas.

May 18, 2016

Utilizing non-contact, wear-free magnetostrictive technology, Micropulse® TA12 offers measuring range up to 300 in. PLUS version includes USB configuration capability as well as dual-position magnet capability for monitoring 2 independent motions. Supplied in corrosion-resistant 316L stainless steel housing with field-replaceable electronics module, explosion proof sensor operates from -40 to +176°F and has worldwide Class I, Div 1/Class I, Zone 1 hazardous area approvals. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMSIC Announces 1 Billion MEMS Sensors Shipped

May 17, 2016

MEMSIC sensing technology is used in almost every electronic device Andover, MA. MEMSIC, Inc., today announced the shipment of its 1 Billionth MEMS sensor. MEMSIC’s products, ranging from accelerometers to sophisticated inertial guidance systems, are used in a wide variety of applications including automotive safety systems, avionics, industrial controls, and consumer electronics. ... Read More

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

3D Measurement System provides instant, non-contact scan.

May 17, 2016

With VR-3000 Series, users can instantly and accurately measure rough surfaces, flatness, warpness, and planarity. System can perform batch analyses between multiple samples simultaneously under same condition. Users can compare visual and numerical differences between design data and actual sample, then export scan back into CAD data. In addition, VR-3000 can automatically determine if part is good or bad based on user-defined tolerances. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

OEM Controller fosters fiber optic signaling sensor integration.

May 17, 2016

Designed for OEM industrial and medical systems, MR380-0 provides turnkey solution for integrating any Micronor MR38X series ZapFREE® Fiber Optic Signaling Sensors. Unit contains stable transmitter and sensitive optical receiver that operate over Duplex LC multimode fiber optic link. Compatible with OM1 (62.5/125 µm) or OM2/OM3 (50/125 µm) multimode fiber to distances up to 1.5 km, controller operates over 5&ndash;24 Vdc range and provides Digital Logic as well as Open-Collector Output. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ChemImage Partners with Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute to Develop Conformal Imaging Technology for Real-Time On-the-Move Detection

May 13, 2016

PITTSBURGH - ChemImage Corporation announces a collaborative partnership with Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science and its Robotics Institute, around ChemImage's Dual Polarization Conformal Imaging (DPCI) sensor technology for ground vehicle operation. The two groups will integrate DPCI technology into a robotic platform to evaluate the performance of DPCI when... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

Nanometrics to Set Up Texas-wide Earthquake Monitoring System

May 13, 2016

OTTAWA, – Nanometrics, the world's leader in seismic monitoring solutions, has signed a $1.98 million (US) contract to provide equipment and assist in deploying an earthquake monitoring system across the state of Texas. The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program will allow for more precise determination of the location of earthquakes, and increase the ability for researchers to investigate... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Canister Load Cell offers capacities from 25-200 Klb.

May 13, 2016

Featuring stainless steel design which is hermetically sealed for washdown and wet areas, Anyload 106CS Canister Load Cell is used for single and multi-weighing applications, including quality control, force calibration, and material test machines. Unit is available in 4 standard capacities of 25, 50, 100, and 200 Klb. Both CE and RoHS certified, load cell passes all specific industry measurement tests. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Electromagnetic Flowmeter suits agricultural applications.

May 12, 2016

With bi-directional flow metering, OPTIFLUX 4100 provides accurate record of fluid that was moved. Unit features fully welded construction, no moving parts, and wear-resistant liner materials to withstand harsh environments and aggressive/abrasive media. Available with choice of housing and flange materials, including stainless steel, meter is suited for farming and agricultural applications, including liquid manure application, dragline pump safety, and billing for commercial applicators. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oxygen Permeation Tester suits ultra-high barrier materials.

May 12, 2016

Capable of handling broad range of flexible materials, including all plastic as well as foil and metallized structures, OX-TRAN® Model 2/22 10X System accurately and repeatedly measures film barriers to 5x10-4 cc/(m2 x day) at precise temperature and relative humidity conditions. Oxygen transmission rate test instrument, compliant with ASTM D3985, provides fully automated testing, intuitive touchscreen navigation, and automatic maintenance of RH, temperature, pressure, and flow. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

KEYENCE Clamp-On Flow Sensor Receives Innovation Award

May 11, 2016

KEYENCE´s FD-Q Clamp-On Flow Sensor has been recognized by New Equipment Digest as the 2016 Innovation Award winner. The success of the FD-Q can be directly attributed to its impact on American Manufacturing.The FD-Q, released in the summer of 2015, introduced ground-breaking technology for liquid flow monitoring in the factory automation industry. As opposed to conventional models that require... Read More