Sensors & Detectors

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Conductivity Level Probes resist heat and corrosion.

August 28, 2008

Mounted in any orientation in tank, tee fitting, or any compatible threaded port, Series CLP determines presence of conductive liquid at set level by sensing conductivity. Probes allow for measurement of conductivity between probe fitting and end, which is isolated by ceramic insulator, or between ends of 2 probes. Offered with ½ in. NPT process connection, probes feature solid stainless steel end for resistance to heat and corrosion. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Transducers feature stainless steel wetted parts.

August 28, 2008

Intended for use in food processing, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, and other applications requiring 303 stainless steel parts, pressure transducers are available with wide range of pressure ranges with either 4-20 mA or 0-10 V output. Units can be offered with variety of calibrations ranging from -29 in. Hg to 7,000 psig. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Flaw Detectors offer flexibility as needs change.

August 27, 2008

Available in 3 upgradeable models, Phasor Flaw Detectors are suited for applications ranging from corrosion monitoring to defect detection and sizing. Portable phased array Phasor XS provides highest resolution and probability of inspection, while mid-level Phasor 16/16 Weld combines phased array and conventional capability and produces full color image scans that can be stored as jpg for remote analysis. Phasor CV offers conventional, single-channel ultrasonic flaw detection. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sonar Transducer is used for level control and monitoring.

August 27, 2008

Used to locate and track differing density layers of clarifiers and thickeners within process tank, Orca products work under high suspended solids loading, sliming, and generally upset process conditions. It lets user control flocculent dosing, settling time, and bed density. Optimized for power, penetration, and calibration density range, transducer designs include 3-7 sonar crystals mounted in one head. Each sonar array produces concentrated sonar beam. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Environmental Monitor provides real-time power information.

August 27, 2008

Providing real-time output voltage and input current monitoring for power control, SMM151/2/3 features I²C interface, non-volatile memory, 256 bytes general-purpose EEPROM memory, and 2 general-purpose voltage comparators. Devices allow input current and differential output voltage monitoring via integrated 10-bit A/D conversion. While SMM151/2 provide output voltage margining with 0.3 V to VDD (up to 5 V) range, SMM152/3 also integrate 4 GPIO. Read More

Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Molecular Imaging Agent facilitates disease research.

August 27, 2008

With IntegriSense(TM) Fluorescence Molecular Imaging Agent, researchers can image and assess role of integrin alpha v beta 3 in disease progression and therapeutic response in disease states including oncology, cardiovascular disease, and bone disease. Agent works with VisEn's Quantitative Tomographic FMT imaging systems to enable quantitative data on biological targets in vivo. It is also compatible with other fluorescence imaging systems, including planar systems and intravital microscopes. Read More

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

Temperature/RH Sensor includes wireless capabilities.

August 26, 2008

SureCross(TM) Temperature and Humidity Sensor is factory-calibrated to determine relative humidity (RH) to ±2% or ±3.5%, depending on model, and temperature to ±0.3°C for critical data monitoring. Available with hydrophobic membrane filter and sintered stainless steel filter, product can be paired with node featuring integral battery supply or external power source. Node can be installed as stand-alone device or work in conjunction with SureCross Wireless Network gateway. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Pressure Transducer incorporates flush diaphragm.

August 26, 2008

Along with all-welded stainless steel construction, Model FT260 features flush diaphragm that resists accumulation of residue on fixturing. Sensing element is machined from one piece of steel to ensure reliable operation, and pressure ranges are available from 0-2,000 psi through 0-10,000 psig/a. Environmentally sealed, solution performs over -100 to +300°F range and is compensated from -65 to +250°F. Static accuracy is ±0.25% (BFSL) and standard output signal is 3 mV/V at 70°F. Read More

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

Insertion Flow Sensor permits hot-tap access to pipe stream.

August 26, 2008

With Signet Metal Magmeter Model 2552-3, operator can perform installation or maintenance without system shut-down. Mounted to pipes sizes from 2-102 in., unit provides dynamic flow range of 0.15-33 ft/s with repeatability of ±0.5% of reading at 25°C. Signal output options include frequency, digital, or 4-20 mA. With no moving parts to wear, unit can accurately measure flow in fluids containing high content of particles, solids, and fibers. Read More

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

Flow Switches monitor water and lubrication.

August 25, 2008

Comprised of variable area flowmeters with flow switches, Universal® Series monitors cooling water, circulating lubrication oil, and other clean fluids. Units include transmitter for remote readout, recording, or data logging, as well as high-amperage-limit alarm switches for troubleshooting and notification of flow failure. Models include L Series piston-style meters for very low flows from 1-3 gpm, S series for flows from 3-20 gpm, and M series for flows from 20-160 gpm. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

X-ray Diffraction Detector offers 0.3 ms read-out times.

August 25, 2008

Able to be operated as point (0D) and linear (1D) detector, Meteor1D uses single photon counting principle and incorporates semiconductor technology. Maintenance-free unit, compliant with health and safety regulations, requires no gas or cooling and does not employ any Beryllium. In static and scanning mode, with energies from 5 keV (Cr) to 18 keV (Mo), detection efficiency is greater than 98% for copper. Detector housing accommodates detection angle (2 Theta) of more than 170º. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Transducer allows EN554 thermal validation.

August 25, 2008

Designed for operation with Kaye Validator stand-alone thermal validation system, pressure transducer allows saturated conditions to be validated, along with temperature, in accordance with EN554. It is specified for operation over total conventional autoclave temperature range, with pressure range of 0-4 bar absolute and accuracy of 10 mbar at 110 to 140°C. Solution is supplied with fully traceable calibration to ISO-17025, with pressure calibration performed at 23°C and 121°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

RTD Probe Assemblies handle temperatures from -60 to 500°F.

August 25, 2008

Available in .187 and .250 in. dia and in lengths up to 12 in., RTD probe assemblies and temperature transmitters include thin film PT100 platinum RTD sensing element packaged in all welded 316L stainless steel probe. Options include programmable transmitter built into the probe assembly as well as probe configurations featuring Tri-Clover® fittings and surface finishes that comply with 3A Standard 74-03 for food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical processing applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Accelerometer is designed for machinery health monitoring.

August 22, 2008

Capable of detecting low level vibration, Model 786-500 has 500 mV/g sensitivity with 5% sensitivity tolerance to minimize electronic noise and maximize voltage output to monitoring instrument. Unit's +3 dB broadband frequency response is from 0.2 Hz to 14 kHz. Featuring acceleration range of 10 g and broadband noise floor at 250 µg, it is suited for slow speed condition monitoring applications such as cooling tower fans as well as predictive maintenance of rotating equipment. Read More

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

Transformer has rated voltages range from 72-800 kV.

August 22, 2008

Suited for high voltage network applications, Magneto optical current transducer (MOCT-P) optical instrument transformer has free-standing sensor column that communicates with rack mounted electronic module, located in control house, by means of 200/230 multimode optical fibers. It features multiple analog 200 mV low voltage outputs, SF6 free design, and accurate reproduction of fault events. Unit can be used in transmission line, bus, transformer, breaker, or distribution schemes. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Machine Guarding System has 3D imaging/detection abilities.

August 22, 2008

Eliminating potential for human error and tampering, QuadCam identifies objects and people moving in and around machinery, distinguishing between 1, 2, or more persons with real-time tracking. It allows users to define warning and shutdown zones, and provides visual and audible warnings when warning zone is breached. Single imager protects up to 8 x 10 ft zone when it is mounted at 11 ft. Up to 10 imagers can be managed by single QuadCam controller, monitoring up to 800 square ft. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Waste Handling Equipment

Flow Meter measures aeration at sewage treatment plants.

August 22, 2008

Custom built to meet specific sewage treatment air handling system requirements, Westfall 2350 Series Venturi Flow Meter features epoxy vinyl ester construction with 1 in. thick stainless steel throat and 1¼ in. thick 316L SS full-face 48 in. flange. It has no moving parts, and is designed for 50,000 scfm rate of flow. Corrosion-resistant flow meter has short laying length design, provides low permanent pressure loss, and can be installed between ANSI flanges. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Current Sensor measures AC current up to 30 A.

August 21, 2008

Designed to connect into analog input on 1018 PhidgetInterfaceKit 8/8/8 or on PhidgetTextLCD, Model 1122 AC/DC Current Sensor measures AC current up to 30 A and DC current from -30 to +30 A. Features include current conductor resistance of 1.5 mW, output impedance of 1 kW, and active current consumption of 10 mA. Maximum measureable AC frequency is 10 kHz. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometer suits harsh measurement applications.

August 21, 2008

Available in rugged stainless steel package for stud mounting, Model 4801A offers amplified signal conditioned output in ranges from ±2 to ±500 g, and features ASIC that offers temperature compensation from -55 to +125°C. MEMS sensing element is gas dampened for optimum frequency response and includes mechanical over-range stop that offers shock protection up to 10,000 g. Hermetically sealed accelerometer can be used by test engineers preferring detachable cable assembly. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Explosion-Proof Safety Switch has positive break mechanism.

August 21, 2008

Ensuring that even welded contacts open and machine stops in emergency, Micro Switch(TM) GSX Series provides safe failure mode to support safe working environments. It combines MICRO SWITCH(TM) global limit safety product with explosion-proof housing from LSX and BX product lines. Unit offers over 10,000 actuator and switching option combinations and can be applied to machine safety in hydrocarbon refining, chemical process, grain elevators, and other agricultural/food processing equipment. Read More