Sensors & Detectors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

In-Line Water Cut Monitor features spool piece mounting.

March 26, 2015

Designed for water in oil measurements, Universal IV™ Cut Monitor (CM) replaces spool piece designs installed in field and utilizes industry-standard size sensing element that installs directly into process piping. In-line probe design allows analysis of flowing fluid sample in real-time, while Cote-Shield™ technology ignores coating buildup on probe and puts sensing area of instrument directly into process stream. Monitor is compatible with pressures to 1,000 psi and temperatures to 450°F. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Resettable Thermal Cutoffs protect lithium batteries.

March 25, 2015

Housed in 5.8 x 3.85 x 1.15 mm package with 9 Vdc rating, Series MHP-TAM provides resettable over-temperature protection to shut down battery when fault is detected, making devices suited for ultra-thin notebooks and other portable consumer electronics. Utilizing metal hybrid PPTC technology, TCOs combine bimetal protector in parallel with polymeric positive temperature coefficient device. Series offers open temperatures from 72–90°C and 2 levels of hold currents: 6 A and 15 A at 25°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

Indicators and Pick-to-Light Sensors use Modbus RTU protocol.

March 25, 2015

Comprising multicolor indicators and pick-to-light sensors, K50 Modbus Series enables flexible communication and simplified setup of single device or multi-point applications. Multicolor indicators come in standard dome, daylight visible, beacon (perimeter), and beacon (perimeter and center) with configurable flashing and strobe options. For error-proofing and parts-verification applications, pick-to-light sensors have illuminated dome and come in polarized retro-reflective or fixed-field models. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Speaker Microphone functions even after exposure to 500°F heat.

March 24, 2015

Designed and tested to withstand 500°F for more than 5 min, OTTO 500 features high-temperature design for its case, cable, and strain relief. This high-temperature, fire-rated speaker microphone is also immersion rated. It is fully sealed to IP68 and has been tested in 1 m of water for 31 min. Standard equipment includes 500°F FIRE-TUFF® cable from Whitney Blake as well as one clip that ensures secure attachment to gear. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Helium Leak Detector features tablet-style interface.

March 24, 2015

Equipped with 7 in. Android touchscreen display/controller, HELIOT 900 features fast pumping speed of 5 L/sec to detect small leaks of helium or hydrogen quickly. Unit has multiple valve design, providing sensitivity of 10–12 Torr-L/s. Internal monitoring of error and alarm conditions detect problems before damage occurs. Offered in 5 different models, HELIOT 900 is suited for automotive, air conditioning, refrigeration, electronics, semiconductor, industrial, and pharmaceutical industries. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Disconnect Switch features stainless steel enclosure.

March 24, 2015

Housed in non-magnetic Type 304 stainless steel enclosure, Powerswitch® MDS30-AX is rated at 30 A and 600 V. Non-fused safety disconnect switch is watertight and dust-tight with IP66/IP67 and NEMA Type 3R, 4X, and 12K ratings. Mounting feet stand ¾ in. from wall to enable inspection and cleaning behind unit. Made from polycarbonate, high-impact, non-conductive handle features 3 provisions for padlocks to comply with OSHA lockout and tagout capabilities. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Refrigerant Leak Detector has handheld form factor.

March 23, 2015

Designed with solid electrolyte semiconductor sensor, HHLT-2 can detect leaks of halogenated (chlorine- or fluorine-based) refrigerant gases. These include HFC, HFO, HC, HCFC, and CFC refrigerant blends as well as approved replacements R-22 and R-1234yf. CE-compliant unit, suited for chemical, laboratory, food, and HVAC applications, offers triple-redundant leak indication and 3 sensitivity levels. True mechanical pump draws in samples for increased sensitivity (0.05 oz/year to R-134a). Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Voltage/Ground Fault Monitors promote battery protection and life.

March 20, 2015

Featuring 4 Form C contacts, VGM-100 Battery Voltage and Ground Fault Monitor reads battery status, detects out-of-limit conditions, and provides alarm conditions at user settings. Real-time battery ground fault monitor, GFM-100, displays positive or negative ground fault message and can activate one of 4 Form C contacts. Upon detecting over/under voltage condition, VM-100 Battery String Voltage Monitor displays voltage over/under status and activates  4 Form C contacts. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

CMOS Image Sensor targets smartphones and tablets.

March 19, 2015

Featuring 1/3.07 in. optical size and 1.12 micron back-side illuminated pixel pitch, 13 MP Model T4KB3 achieves 200 mW output or less at 30 fps. Bright Mode technology helps prevent underexposed images in high-speed video recording by boosting image brightness up to 4x while realizing full-HD (1080p) video capture at 120 fps equivalent. With 8 Kbit one-time-programmable memory, sensor can store lens shading correction data for 2 different conditions which have different light profiles. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Controls & Controllers

Thermistor Probe Data Logger offers wireless connectivity.

March 19, 2015

With 2 external probes, Lascar EL-WiFi-DTP+ measures temperature of environment from -40 to +125°C with typical accuracy of ±0.2°C. Unit can operate for up to 6 months on rechargeable internal lithium polymer battery. Logger's sensor collects data unattended while WiFi router sends data to FilesThruTheAir™ Cloud Storage Service, enabling users to manage and monitor sensors over Internet from any location. When alarms occur or if device needs attention, cloud can also send email alerts. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Compact Angle Sensors are designed for long life and reliability.

March 19, 2015

Available in single and fully redundant versions with 0° to 360° measurement range and 0.1° repeatability, Vert-X 2400 Series convert rotational angle into voltage output. Other specifications include 12-bit resolution and linearity of ±1% of measurement range. Supplied in housing with 24 mm dia base, IP67-sealed sensors offer life of ≥20 million movements and feature 600+ year MTTF. Operating range is -40 to +125°C, and emissions immunity meets/exceeds 5 EN 61000 and 2 EN 55000 standards. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Nanopost Array Chip provides quantitation of small molecules.

March 18, 2015

Intended for pharmaceutical researchers, REDIchip™ Resonance-Enhanced Desorption Ionization Chip is designed for mass spectrometric analysis on MALDI platforms without need for matrix. Ability to reproducibly detect and quantitate small molecules is made possible due to structured nanopost array present in silicon chip. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AFCI Receptacle helps prevent electrical fires.

March 18, 2015

Available in 15 and 20 A models, Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter Receptacle protects against electrical fires by detecting arc faults and de-energizing circuit. Ground terminal back-wire speeds installation, while auto-ground clip assures positive ground to metal box. Featuring thermoplastic construction, receptacle is impact- and tamper-resistant with automatic shutter system that prevents children from inserting objects. Unit takes #14-10 AWG stranded or solid, copper, or copperclad conductors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Irradiance Sensor measures narrowband LED and laser sources.

March 17, 2015

Designed to measure LED and laser sources from 200–850 nm, PD300RM Irradiance and Energy Density Sensor automatically adjusts to provide correct power and energy measurements based on specific wavelength designated by user. Unit also incorporates cosine corrected quartz glass diffuser, suitable for UV radiation. Model PD300RM-UV measures irradiance levels from 15 nW/cm² to 300 mW/cm², while PD300RM-8W measures irradiance from 0.2 µW/cm² to 8 W/cm². Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Radiation Sensor enables survey measurements in X-ray range.

March 13, 2015

Designed to minimize need for user interaction, RaySafe X2 Survey sensor can perform leakage and scatter measurements in diagnostic X-ray applications. Trigger modes, manual and automatic, allow this silicon-based sensor to capture low dose-rate measurements in X-ray machine's primary beam. Unit also offers ability to switch energy response between Air Kerma (Gy or R) and Ambient Dose Equivalent (Sv). Sensor can be shipped without any special considerations or arrangements. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Fluid Detector monitors fluid in tanks and piping.

March 13, 2015

Mounting directly into existing pipelines between 2 standard 150 lb flat-faced flanges, Clear Line™ Fluid Detector uses RF admittance to monitor presence or absence of fluid, providing complete assurance that tank is empty. Proprietary Cote-Shield™ circuitry ensures dependable detection regardless of conductive coatings or product build up on sensor. Featuring sanitary, crevice-free design, Clear Line works without recalibration on processes where fluids can vary from organics to caustics. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ultrasound Bone Densitometry System features portable design.

March 13, 2015

Featuring compact, lightweight design, EggQus AOS 100E has large integrated handle that facilitates in-hospital rounds and house visits. System is powered by rechargeable batteries, but can use AC adapter accessory for continuous operation. Motor-controlled transducer unit moves automatically, minimizing manipulation by operator. With short measurement time, EggQus AOS 100E is suited for elderly examinees and for screening that requires rapid handling. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Mini Accelerometer offers linearity over wide dynamic range.

March 13, 2015

Operating over extended temperature range of -55 to +163°C, Model 7132AHT provides optimize linearity across dynamic ranges from ±50 g to ±2,000 g. Triaxial IEPE sensor uses piezo-ceramic crystals in annular shear mode for long-term, stable operation and offers flat frequency response across wide bandwidth up to 10 kHz. Supplied in hermetically sealed titanium housing, device provides more than 100 Ω output impedance and full scale voltage output of ±5 V across all dynamic ranges. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Low-Noise Accelerometer delivers consistent sensitivity.

March 12, 2015

Ultra High Temperature 1,200°F (UHT-12™) crystal-based accelerometers – Model 320C52 as well as Series 357D, EX611, EX600B, and 339A – make measurements with increased accuracy and lower noise during large temperature variations. Eliminating pyroelectric noise spikes up to 1,200°F, crystal technology allows accelerometers to be insensitive to temperature variations. Material can also operate in shear mode, which isolates accelerometer from base strain and transverse measurement errors.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Capacitive Clear Label Sensor offers one-button setup.

March 12, 2015

Featuring push-button controls with 1-click AutoGap setup, Model LRD6300 includes EasyCheck Verification, which uses system of bright LEDs that can be seen from 10 ft away to indicate if sensor is operating correctly. If operators don't like what they see, they can make manual adjustments and instantly see results. Available with integral cable or 4-pin M12 connector, Model LRD6300 includes NPN and PNP outputs as well as Light/Dark switching selection. Read More