Sensors & Detectors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Sensors measure pressure in 2 directions.

September 23, 2008

Available in PC board mount, NEMA 1, NEMA 4, and DIN rail mounting types, Capacitance Pressure Sensors measure pressure from 0.1-100 in. of water column with accuracy from 2% to 0.25% at room temperature. Outputs include 0-5 V, 0-10 V, or 4-20 mA. Some units can be temperature-compensated to 0.01% of full-scale/°F. Typical applications include HVAC, duct measurement, clean room control, fume hoods, critical containment enclosures, and isolation rooms. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Interface converts any load cell into digital USB load cell.

September 22, 2008

Designed to work with conventional resistive load cells, DI-1000 Digital Load Cell Interface converts millivolt output from any load cell into digital USB output, streamlining process of building PC-based load measurement system. Compatible with any PC running Windows XP or Vista, it features calibrated output in ASCII format and command set for software integration. Unit is also offered with optional Bluetooth or Zigbee and LoadVUE software to log and plot data. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

USB-Based Power Sensors support wide measurement range.

September 22, 2008

Comprised of 5 models optimized for specific frequency and power ranges, U2000B/H Series operate without power meters or external power adapters and feature built-in triggering. Up to 1,000 readings/sec can be taken in buffered mode, and high-speed USB 2.0 interface enables plug-and-play setup. Covering -60 to +44 dBm power range and 9 kHz to 24 GHz frequency range, models also offer internal zeroing and come bundled with N1918A Power Analysis Manager software. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Optical Sensors feature ac or dc voltage operation.

September 19, 2008

With compact housing that has 18 mm threaded barrel or basemount, side-mount, and retrofit bracket options, WORLD-BEAM® QS18 Universal Voltage sensors offer 20-140 Vac/dc or 20-270 Vac/dc operation with P-MOSFET (sourcing)/N-MOSFET (sinking) solid-state output. Sensing modes include opposed pair, retro-reflective, polarized retro-reflective, diffuse, and long range diffuse models for sensing up to 1 m. Rated PW12 (1,200 psi) for washdown environments, they come in dark/light operate models. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magnetic-Inductive Sensors facilitate detection of weld nuts.

September 19, 2008

Using signal attenuation to reliably detect ferromagnetic components such as nuts, bushings, and spacer sleeves, weld nut sensors ensure these necessary components are present before robotic welding occurs. Featuring rugged IP67 chrome-plated brass body to withstand harsh automotive environments, sensors are available in 2 versions with different signal intensities and diameters to adapt to wide variety of operating environments and material characteristics. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Time/Frequency OEM Board features remote management via SNMP.

September 19, 2008

With Model EB03 Epsilon Board, hundreds of transmitters can be monitored and configured regardless of their geographic location. Suited for digital broadcast single frequency networks as well as WiMAX infrastructure, compact unit offers fully integrated GPS synchronization solution. RoHS compliant device can also use external 1PPS or 10 MHz as its reference in place of GPS, and switches automatically from one reference to another while minimizing phase jump. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

WDR CMOS Image Sensor improves video surveillance cameras.

September 19, 2008

Optimized for sensitivity, TC922 Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) CMOS image sensor offers SVGA (800 x 600) resolution and boosts bright as well as low-light performance of video surveillance cameras. Integral High Response Amplifier in pixel and Reset Noise Reduction circuit provide CCD-level sensitivity and optimal SNR. Each pixel has photodiode and Lateral Overflow Integration Capacitor (LOFIC), which enables sensor's dynamic range to reach 94 dB. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors are rated IP67/IP69k.

September 19, 2008

Rated for use in high-pressure washdown applications, miniature ML7 photoelectric sensors suit harsh environments in food and beverage industry. They feature IP69k-rated housing that provides protection against waterjet pressures up to 1,450 psi and temperatures up to 176°F. Measuring 31 x 23 x 11 mm, sensors are available in diffuse, diffuse with background suppression, retroreflective, retroreflective for clear object detection, and thru-beam operating modes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dynamometer Torque Sensor features 4 temperature inputs.

September 18, 2008

Accredited to ISO-17025 calibration requirements, 01251 non-contact sensors utilize infrared telemetry to measure rotational torque in dynamometer systems. Custom transmission system also allows for up to 4 temperature inputs for measuring multiple heat sources created from friction sources. Available in single, dual, and custom flange designs with capacities from 1,000-250,000 lb-in, sensors are also available with axial thrust and angular measurement capabilities. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

GDI Sensors can measure pressures from 2,000-40,000 psi.

September 17, 2008

Utilizing thin film titanium oxynitride isolated sense element, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) sensors monitor and control fuel and air mixture in combustion chamber versus intake port. They have 17-4 stainless steel pressure diaphragm, operate on 5 Vdc, and provide 0.5-4.5 Vdc linear amplified analog output proportional to pressure. Suited for harsh, high-vibration environments, units have media operating temperature range of -40 to +180°C, and are impervious to EMI. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Differential Pressure Gauge features 2-part measuring system.

September 16, 2008

Designed to measure pressure ranges from 1-25 in. wc, air2guide differential pressure gauge includes 2-part measuring system that separates media from case components. Standardized case designs allow mechanical and electronic output configurations to use identical components and permit replacement of only measuring system. Unit can be retrofitted to existing hole-patterns, and comes with complete line of accessories, mounting options, custom dials, and configurations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

RTD Based Temperature Data Logger is N.I.S.T. traceable.

September 16, 2008

Featuring front panel keypad, Model RTDTemp2000 has user-selectable measurement units and programmable start and stop time. It features LCD display that provides convenient access to minimum, maximum, and average temperature statistics, as well as displays battery level, external power status, sampling, and recording status. Available in rugged, anodized aluminum enclosure which can be wall mounted, unit comes standard with 9 V replaceable battery with up to a 1 yr battery life. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors are available in 4 sensing modes.

September 16, 2008

Offered in through-beam, background suppression, diffuse, and polarized retro-reflective sensing modes, SA1U photoelectric sensors feature long distance sensing range of 50 m with through-beam models and as close as 1 m with diffuse models. Able to operate under harsh conditions, they support 12-240 Vdc and 24-240 Vac. UL/c-UL listed, CE marked, and IP67 rated units can be configured for specific needs using built-in 3 A relay contacts and time delay functions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Modular Magnetic Encoder features compact design.

September 16, 2008

Measuring 0.68 in. long with 1.6 in. dia and 1.28 or 1.81 in. mounting patterns, M15 Modular Magnetic Encoder performs in dirty environments where debris interference is high. Available in resolutions ranging from 100-2,048 lines with 4/6/8/12 pole commutation and reference pulse options, it is based on MPS 160 encoder ASIC, which combines direction-sensing Hall Effect encoder and integrated index pulse with high-resolution multiplying circuit to produce quadrature output signals. Read More

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

Millimeter Wave Radar helps detect obstacles on road ahead.

September 16, 2008

Designed for installation in vehicles, Millimeter-Wave Radar is used in pre-crash safety systems that identify imminent collision to minimize crash damage, and in adaptive cruise control systems that maintain vehicle distance. It integrates transmitting and receiving antenna and waveguide tube. Unit features high-performance signal processing technology to reduce number of receiving channels in antenna. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Differential Pressure Gauges suit cartridge dust collectors.

September 16, 2008

Able to show positive, negative, and differential measurement, Digital Pressure Control (DPC) gauge is designed for on-demand cleaning, while Digital Pressure Monitor (DPM) gauge is used only for continuous pulse cleaning. ETL and CE approved units feature compact enclosure, digital LED pressure readouts from 0-8 in. WC, multi-colored LED arc readout, 4 functional programming buttons, NEMA 4-rated pulse control panel, and U.L. recognized pulse timer board. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Gate Switch is magnetically operated.

September 16, 2008

PSENslock series combines secure safety gate monitoring and non-contact magnetic interlock. Electro-magnetic holding force of 500 N prevents unintentional opening of swing/sliding gates, and transponder technology is manipulation-proof because switch and actuator are different items. Tolerant to gate misalignment, IP67-rated series is designed for applications up to SIL3 and offers flexible mounting options and double-sided LED diagnostics. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Coating Thickness Gage verifies IMO PSPC compliance.

September 16, 2008

PosiTector 6000 facilitates compliance with International Maritime Organization Performance Standard for Protective Coatings (IMO PSPC) regulation for seawater ballast tanks in all types of ships and double-side skin spaces on bulk carriers. After target thickness value is entered, product indicates PASS/FAIL condition for each measurement taken. PosiSoft software and USB cable are included for downloading reports with thickness criteria, readings, and PASS/FAIL statements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Transit Time Flow Meter measures clean fluids.

September 15, 2008

Featuring non-invasive, clamp-on design, Sono-Trak(TM) includes SS quick clamps and heavy-duty, urethane-coated cables. Using NEMA 6-rated transducers, Sono-Trak measures liquids for pipe sizes from 2-100 in. with accuracy of ±0.5% of rate and repeatability ±0.1% of rate. Meter can process temperatures from 40-400°F and measurable flow velocities for liquids from -40 to 40 ft/sec. Plug-and-play I/O modules enable custom electronics configuration and/or field upgrades. Read More

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

Digital Light Source suits compliance testing applications.

September 12, 2008

Designed for cockpit display backlights where lighting changes from tungsten and fluorescent to solid-state LEDs, RS-5NVIS Digital Light Source tests and calibrates ANVIS radiometers and spectroradiometers. It features light level setting to 1 part in 65,535 in absolute, NIST-traceable, ANVIS radiance and luminance units, as well as linearity deviation of less than 0.25% rms. Unit is equipped with manual control and ASCII computer interface control via built-in RS-232 port. Read More