Sensors & Detectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Level Detection Sensor leverages frequency sweep technology.

Mar 05, 2012

Able to detect media levels in tanks, vessels, and pipes, LBFS level switch features sensitivity over measuring range for dielectric constants from 1.5 to 100+ that enables limit detection with all types of powders, granulates, and liquids. Response time of 0.2 sec promotes accelerated fill level detection as well as fill level accuracy and compliance. Featuring sensor head resistant to media... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Six Cooper Lighting and Cooper Controls Products Honored in Architectural Products Inaugural Product Innovation Awards

Mar 05, 2012

Cooper products receive the most company awards in the lighting categories with four lighting products and two controls products. PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Feb. 16, 2012 - Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology in the lighting industry, announces that six products have been recognized for ingenuity in Architectural... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Silent Knight Responds to Mother Nature's Fury

Mar 05, 2012

Farenhyt Fire Alarm System Provides School Cost-Effective, Long-Term Protection NORTHFORD, Conn., - Silent Knight by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and local integrator Barnum Engineered Systems have come to the aid of a Connecticut school system with a new Farenhyt fire alarm system following two damaging acts of nature. Cost-effective retrofit and expansion capabilities, ease-of-use and multiple local... Read More

HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Humidity and Temperature Sensor for Mobile Devices

Mar 05, 2012

STAEFA, Switzerland, February 17, 2012 - While Android has recently introduced the new sensor API for humidity and temperature, Sensirion already offers the full sensor solution for mobile devices. SHT21, the extremely small humidity and temperature sensor, has been proven in millions of mobiles up until now. In addition, Sensirion provides a strong implementation expertise and more than 10 years... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Intelligent Fire Systems combine flexibility, scalability.

Mar 02, 2012

Cerberus(TM) PRO and Desigo(TM) fire system panels and smoke detectors feature components that may be adapted to meet new conditions. Integrated in both systems, ASAtechnology(TM) is immune to deceptive phenomena and fosters early fire detection. Control panels are networkable, and up to 16 panels can be connected using peer-to-peer networking. Other features include integrated degrade mode,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Balluff's Explosion Proof Linear Transducer Now has Worldwide Hazardous Approval Ratings

Mar 02, 2012

Florence, KY: Balluff's Micropulse TA12 explosion-proof linear position transducer now has IECEx hazardous area approval rating, in addition to existing ATEX and North American approvals, expanding the acceptability for the Balluff TA12 transducer for worldwide use in applications where hazardous gases and/or dusts are present. The Micropulse TA12 is a non-contact linear position sensor with a... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wire Terminal Pull Tester accommodates up to 0.25 in. samples.

Mar 02, 2012

Applying up to 200 lbf, Model WT3-200 measures pull-off force of wire and tube terminations. Backlit graphic LCD displays real-time force, peak force, and programmable pass/fail limits. Data can be transferred to PC or other data collector via USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, or analog outputs. Able to store 1,000 readings and calculate statistics, tester includes break detection feature that can be... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Industrial Pressure Transducer offers ranges up to 43,000 psi.

Mar 02, 2012

Operating from -40 to +125°C, Model M7100 provides 0.25% accuracy and is suited for HVAC/R refrigeration controls, off-road vehicle engine control, compressors, and hydraulics. Pressure cavity is machined from solid piece of 17-4 PH stainless steel so no o-rings or organics are present that could be exposed to pressure media. Featuring 0.5-4.5 Vdc ratio metric output, transducer provides... Read More

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

Qualcomm Atheros Launches 802.11ac Product Ecosystem to Provide End-to-End, Gigabit-Capable Wi-Fi Performance

Mar 02, 2012

- Employs Mobile Platform to Propagate Clients, Accelerate Adoption of New-Generation Wi-Fi - SAN JOSE, Calif., -- Qualcomm Atheros Inc., the networking and connectivity subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced today the launch of its 802.11ac Wi-Fi® ecosystem. With the growing number of devices and bandwidth-intensive multimedia applications placing greater demands on... Read More

Packaging Products & Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

OSI Systems Receives $15 Million Contract from World Trade Center for Cargo and Parcel Screening

Mar 02, 2012

HAWTHORNE, Calif.- OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS), a vertically-integrated provider of specialized electronics and services, today announced that its Security division, Rapiscan Systems, has been awarded a contract by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to provide cargo and parcel screening operations for the new World Trade Center. Under the $15 million contract, Rapiscan will... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Static Electricity Monitor ensures safety of Type C FIBCs.

Mar 01, 2012

Comprising enclosed intrinsically safe power supply and electronic monitor, Earth-Rite® continuously verifies existence of low-resistance path between FIBC's static dissipative or conductive fibers and known grounding point, typically through mechanical grounding clamp affixed to tab. System protects against uncontrolled static discharge in variety of hazardous atmospheres, including... Read More

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

Current Transformer features 10-200 kHz frequency range.

Mar 01, 2012

Featuring encapsulated design and 3,750 V Hi-pot, Model RL-9740 is suited for use in industrial monitoring controls and switch mode power supply applications. Thru-Hole Current Transformer meets all IEC950 insulation and VDE requirements. Housed in 19 mm high package with 4 PCB pins, device operates from -40 to +130°C. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

FTIR Analyzer targets large dairy processors.

Mar 01, 2012

Suited for cow, goat, sheep, and buffalo milk, CombiScope(TM) FTIR 600 comprises LactoScope(TM) FTIR 600, for measuring chemical composition, and SomaScope(TM) LFC 600, for counting somatic cells in raw milk, both at speeds of 600 samples/hr. Electro-magnetic sampling system, operating without friction and wear, uses IR and acoustic sensors to monitor sample temperature, condition, and volume... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Continuous Level Measuring System provides 100 ft range.

Feb 29, 2012

Designed for continuous measurement of powder and bulk materials in silos, tanks, or hoppers, Series DBOB utilizes internal motor that drives weight suspended by firm stainless steel tape down to bulk material level. Upon reaching material, unit reverses and weight is drawn back into upper stop position. Distance weight descends is electronically measured based on internal rotations of unwinding... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

STMicroelectronics Shows Unique Metal Alloys Improving Cameraphone Pictures and Other Innovative Solutions for Comprehensive Mobile Experience

Feb 29, 2012

Demonstrations at MWC break new ground in current and emerging applications to augment the user's mobile experience GENEVA - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and in the design and production of semiconductors for mobile and portable devices, will showcase its rich offer and latest innovations at the... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Polycarbonate Hydrometers feature shatterproof design.

Feb 29, 2012

Polycarbonate hydrometer series features shatterproof design, glass-like clarity, and easy-to-read scale. This line of hydrometers covers most popular ranges of specific gravity: brix, baume, sodium chloride, and salt brine. Each item is calibrated against NIST standards and includes statement of accuracy traceable to NIST. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Luminescence Sensor features immunity to interference.

Feb 28, 2012

With technology that allows detection of fluorescent marks on any object separately from its color, material, and distance inside operating range, LD46 series addresses needs of applications in pharmaceutical, woodworking, automatic packaging, and mechanical industries. Sensors avoid interferences or reflections from non-luminescent surfaces such as mirrors, glass, and shiny metal surfaces and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Proximity/Ambient Light Sensor includes interrupt function.

Feb 28, 2012

Housed in 3.95 x 3.95 x 0.75 mm surface-mount package with I²C interface, Model VCNL4010 combines IR emitter and photo-pin-diode for proximity, ambient light detector, signal processing IC, and 16-bit ADC. Interrupt function enables sensor to work independently until predefined proximity or ambient light event occurs, and then it wakes up microcontroller, minimizing power consumption. With... Read More

HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mass Air Flow Sensors are engineered for reliability.

Feb 28, 2012

As drop-in, pin-compatible upgrade to Honeywell AWM3000 series, PMFc3000 series incorporates MEMS and microelectronics technologies and replaces membrane-cavity structure with solid-state thermal isolation process. This promotes reliability by eliminating field failures associated with pressure shock and contamination. While meeting same packaging and calibration specifications of AWM3000,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Seismic Monitoring System utilizes wireless technology.

Feb 27, 2012

Combining wireless technology and data acquisition capabilities from EmNet LLC with low-noise accelerometers, QUAKEnet(TM) can monitor bridges, high rises, and other civil engineering structures. Accelerometers are available in 1, 2, and 3 axis configurations with ranges from ±0.1 G to ±2 G. Housed in 9.875 x 5.063 x 3.125 in. NEMA enclosure, QUAKEnet can be powered by solar cell, lithium... Read More