Sensors & Detectors

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Particulate Meter monitors pollution in buildings.

February 5, 2016

With OMEGA® HHTP21, users can be proactive in measuring fine and course particulate pollution that comes from many different types of sources. Handheld unit offers measurement ranges of PM2.5 from 0–500 µg/m³, humidity from 1–99%, and temperature from -4 to 140°F. Meter includes Data Hold and Max/Min with time stamp function, 6-color LED indication of air quality at Good/Moderate/Poor, and preset warning point with buzzer alarm, LED, and alarm output. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Transit Time Ultrasonic Flowmeter measures clean liquids.

February 5, 2016

Utilizing snap-clamp on pipe transducer body sensors that do not come in contact with internal liquid, OMEGA® FDT7000 Series provides reliable readings from 0.3–19 ft/sec. Advantages over alternate ultrasonic devices include no pressure head loss, no moving parts to maintain/replace, and no fluid compatibility issues. Designed to work on PVC, PP, and UPVC pipe systems, NEMA 3/IP54 protected meter is suited for non-intrusive flow measurement of clean water and chemicals. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photodetectors offer custom chip packaging.

February 4, 2016

Featuring spectral sensitivity of 400–1,100 nm, Silicon Detectors are suited for applications requiring high speed, consistency, and reliability, such as optical communications, medical diagnostics, barcode readers, and missile guidance. Die can be placed in variety of packages, from metal can TO-5, TO-8, and TO-18, to surface mount COB, flex circuits, and standard 3 mm and 5 mm plastic packages. In addition, assemblies can be customized with pre-amps, optical filters, and band pass filters. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Exposed Linear Encoder offers 50 nm resolution.

February 4, 2016

With 20-micron graduation and interpolation available up to 100 times from scanning unit, redesigned LIDA 400 Series offers 50 nm resolution and accuracies to ±1 micron. Multi-colored status LED on side of scanning unit indicates signal levels during installation and can be used as quick status check to determine functionality. For digital TTL versions with interpolation, interpolation circuits have been miniaturized to fit inside scanning unit housing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Tester identifies opens, shorts, and arc faults.

February 4, 2016

Running on power from circuit until circuit breaker trips, TFT100 Fault Trapper™ detects type of fault, timestamps when fault happens, and locates position of electrical event that caused intermittent/persistent circuit breaker trips and No Fault Found conditions. Tester provides in-line monitoring of dedicated circuits up to 300 Vac and 40 A, and allows unattended monitoring to identify electrical events. Using back-up battery, tester enables unpowered display of results. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Weighing/Force Instruments feature built-in web server.

February 4, 2016

Offering intuitive operation and advanced diagnostics, BLH Nobel G5 Instruments support process weighing and control, force measurement, factory automation, high dynamic force measurement, and high-speed batching/blending systems. Panel-mount version provides 24 Vdc or 115/230 Vac operation, while rail-mount model offers 24 Vdc operation only. Instruments support Modbus/TCP, Ethernet/IP, FTP, HTTP, Profibus, DeviceNet, ControlNet, and Modbus RTU interfaces as well as RS485 and analog outputs. Read More

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

Strain Gage Pressure Sensors suit next-gen brake systems.

February 4, 2016

Featuring eXtra-small Form Factor with body diameter less than 7.8 mm and height less than 30 mm, Micro-fused Strain Gage Pressure Sensors are intended for next-generation brake systems in hybrid, electric, and conventional vehicles. Modular port design caters to wide range of system pressures, while modular circuit architecture offers high fault detectability. MSG technology provides accurate analog and digital pressure and temperature signal conditioning from -40 to +140°C. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Sensors provide application flexibility.

February 2, 2016

Designed to be intuitive and flexible, FA1 Fiber Optic Amplifier offers adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 Approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays simplify programming and provide feedback for monitoring application set-up, troubleshooting, and operation. Respectively available for retroreflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT fiber optic cables offer various diameter, sleeve length, and connector options. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Media Isolated Pressure Sensors range from 30-6,000 psi gauge.

February 2, 2016

Operating from supply voltage of 2–30 Vdc, CPM 602 Series has been designed for pasty, polluted, and aggressive media, and for oxygen applications at low pressure ranges. Piezoresistive monolithic ceramic pressure sensors feature chemical resistance, compensated mV output, and total error better than 0.4% FS. Using thick-film technology, measuring bridge is printed directly onto one side of ceramic diaphragm. Structure-free backside can be directly exposed to medium to be measured. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Smart Sensors measure wind speed and rain.

February 2, 2016

Based on Davis Instruments Wind Speed & Direction and Rain Gauge products, Smart Sensors are CE-compliant and interface with current HOBO station products, including RX3000, U30, H21-002, and H22-001. Onset HOBO data loggers and Weather stations deliver accurate monitoring for building performance, environmental, and water monitoring applications. With HOBOware's graphing and analysis tools, users can plot, analyze, and extract key data. Files can be exported to text or Excel format.  Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

LVDT Position Transmitter features CANopen interface.

February 2, 2016

Equipped with CANopen interface compliant to CiA 443 for subsea instruments, Macro Sensors SSBR-937 Series can withstand deep sea environments with external pressures up to 5,000 psi and more than 1 million hours MTBF, when encased in special alloys. Sensor offers optimized repeatability, with error less than 0.01% of full range. Device is suited for elongation measurement as part of long-term finite element analysis of pipelines, derricks, moorings, and choke valves on offshore oil platforms. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Encoders offer integrated diagnostic capabilities.

February 1, 2016

Utilizing ADS Online, Leine & Linde’s 850 Shaft Encoder and 861/862 Hollow-Shaft Encoders can provide problem-solving information directly to system operator. Advanced Diagnostic System helps ensure output voltage level is correct, output states change correctly, correct number of pulses are present each revolution, and that optics performs within defined levels for supply current and brightness. Vibration levels, hours of operation, and internal temperature are also measured and logged. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Transportation Industry Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Motor Sensors, Switches, and More enhance 2015 model coverage.

January 29, 2016

Expanding coverage through 2015 model year, 500 part numbers added to Standard® and Intermotor® lines cover more than 166 million additional VIO. Additions include ABS speed sensors, accelerator pedal sensors, and fuel vapor canisters; 4 diesel fuel injector sets; and more than 140 switches. Focused on engine control coverage, Standard® line introduced 185 sensors for 48 million additional VIO. EGR valves, fuel injector seal kits, and ignition coils are also available. Read More

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Spiral Viscometer tests expensive materials.

January 29, 2016

By obtaining viscosity characteristics with only 0.2 cc sample, MALCOM PCU-02V is designed for expensive material testing and analysis. Spiral Sensor provides continuous measurement of non-Newtonian fluids with good repeatability. Measurement settings and data are available with system’s software with or without PC. With Spiral Pump Sensor, materials with high Thixotropy can be measured. Temperature control function allows for accurate measurement and temperature characteristics analysis. Read More

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

Inclination and Tilt Sensors prevent heavy equipment from tipping.

January 29, 2016

As IP67-rated inclinometers with integrated RS-232 interface and flying lead cable, MTLT series operates from single 9–32 V supply and utilize MEMS sensors, over temperature calibration, and SmartSensing™ technology. Programmable tilt alarms, also included, can be used to lock out controls or trigger alarm or warning light. Respectively, models MTLT105S and MTLT110S are designed for applications needing <0.5° and <1.0° accuracy over full operating temperature range. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Microphone and Preamplifier System measures to 6.5 dBA.

January 29, 2016

Housed in prepolarized package, ½ in. Model 378A04 enables test engineers to measure extremely low sound pressure levels. Free-field microphone has built-in filter that ensures sensitivity is stable and accurate between 10 Hz and 16 kHz. Sensor is used with data acquisition systems that provide 4–20 mA of constant current. Using common coaxial cables with BNC connectors, Model 378A04 is suited for measuring appliance noise, electric car sound quality, environmental noise, and cabin noise. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TMR Switch Sensors feature ultra-low power design.

January 28, 2016

Supplied in 2 x 1.5 mm LGA package, TMR1340/TMR1341/TMR1343/TMR1345 Tunneling Magnetoresistive Sensors feature switching point from 14–17 Gauss, ultra-low power at 1.5 µA in high-speed operation, and open-drain output. Omnipolar units are suited for industrial proximity switches, pneumatic cylinder switches, and liquid level switches that require precise measurement of position and displacement, temperature stability, and ability to adapt to different types of magnets and stroke lengths. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermal Mass Flow Meter offers expanded gas selection menu.

January 25, 2016

Available on FT1 Thermal Mass Flow Meter, Gas-SelectX® feature includes added pure gases and expanded 3-Gas Mix feature. Gas selection menu allows user to choose from list of different gases — in the field — for meter to begin measuring flow of specified gas. If 11 pure gases listed in menu are not right for particular mix, 3-Gas Mix option lets user choose any 3 pure gases (not including Natural Gas) from menu and mix them in 1% increments to total 100% custom mixture. Read More

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PC-Compatible Dip Tester creates temperature profiles.

January 25, 2016

Equipped with Dip Time Sensor for measurement accuracy, MALCOM DS-10 Dip Tester provides data transmission to PC via USB cable and creates profile function. Dedicated software implements process management, and created temperature profile makes it possible to monitor, with 50 msec sampling rate, temperature of preheat and solder temperature sensors in addition to conventional management items. Heat-resistant cover for high-heat loads, such as Nitrogen ovens, is optionally available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensor features self-contained design.

January 21, 2016

Featuring IP69K-rated 316 stainless steel housing with 18 mm barrel design, Model M18-4 is suited for harsh industrial environments where abrasive chemicals and ingress fluid are present. DC-operated sensor, built with ASIC technology, is resistant to fluorescent light and offers high level of crosstalk avoidance. To accommodate diverse applications, M18-4 is available in opposed, polarized, and non-polarized retroreflective as well as diffuse and fixed-field sensing modes. Read More