Sensors & Detectors

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

Infrared Thermometer exhibits 0.025°C sensitivity.

December 22, 2008

Enclosed in shockproof, thermally insulated stainless steel housing, thermoMETER CSm hs measures temperature differences down to 0.025°C. Compact design enables it to be mounted in restricted spaces, while 4-20 mA analog output and digital interface allow integration with process control devices. Software supplied enables device to be set up and configured remotely, and graphical display for temperature trends and data logging tools simplify analyses and documentation. Read More

Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Spring Tester accommodates springs 50 in. or longer.

December 19, 2008

Spring Testing Automation Robot STAR 25 is available in compression model capable of handling up to 9 in. long parts and compression/extension model capable of testing parts up to 29 inches long - optional extension bridge assembly makes it possible to test springs 50 in. or longer. It has 3,000 lb drive, is equipped with load cells having 2 in. thru-rod capability for increased testing accuracy on larger springs, and incorporates built-in deflection compensation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Optical Flame Detectors have explosion-proof design.

December 19, 2008

Addressing fire and explosion hazards in bio-fuel plants, SharpEye 40/40 series includes IR, UV, UV/IR, IR3, and multi-spectral flame detectors with false activation immunity. Sensing distances reach 135 ft, and HART capabilities enable digital communications. Sealed electronics protect integrity of unit when open and heated window prevents condensation in humid environments. Additional protection is provided against hydrocarbon-based and water vapors. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Capacitive Level Sensor incorporates noise immunity feature.

December 19, 2008

Suited for level applications, BCF10 can detect liquids with high concentrations of chlorides - such as soaps and cleaners. This DC sensor, available with 10 mm range, comes in flat pack housing sized to facilitate flexible mounting. Compensating electrode configuration allows sensor to detect liquid level through any residual film left in containers. Corded and quick-disconnect versions are available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sealed Pressure Sensors survive harsh environments.

December 19, 2008

Capable of operating with fluids and gases compatible with stainless steel, P25xx Series utilizes oil-filled piezo-resistive sensing technology along with ASIC. Pressure ranges are available from 0-100 through 0-5,000 psi absolute or sealed gage for models P251/P251R and 0-6 through 0-400 Bar for models P250/P250R. Each temperature-compensated unit incorporates stainless steel diaphragm in all-welded 304L stainless steel housing and exhibits EMI/RFI rejection capability. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Sensor features intrinsically safe design.

December 18, 2008

Equipped with all-welded stainless steel measuring cell for media compatibility, Model PMP500 features 4-20 mA 2-wire output and 0.25% accuracy. Compact case is also made of stainless steel and is available with environmental protection rating up to NEMA 6P/IP68. There are no internal soft sealing materials that may react with media or deteriorate over time. Intrinsically safe approvals include FM, ATEX, CE conformity, and CSA to help support international shipments. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Transducer suits critical OEM applications.

December 17, 2008

Available in pressure ranges from 0-30 to 0-20,000 psi and offering broad choices of outputs, electrical terminations, and process connections, Ashcroft® G2 is specifically engineered for critical OEM applications. With accuracy rated at 1% Total Error Band, G2 combines polysilicon thin film pressure sensor with ASIC enhanced circuit, which provides stability and reliability in applications where transducer is subject to shock and vibration. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Gauge meets severe service requirements.

December 17, 2008

Ashcroft® Type 1008S is available in 2½ or 4 in. dial sizes and in ranges from vacuum to 15,000 psi. Sealed stainless steel case along with stainless steel wetted materials allow gauge stand up to most environments and service media, while PowerFlex(TM) movement protects device from shock and vibration. Optional PLUS!(TM) or liquid filled configurations are offered to counter pointer instability due to pulsation. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dissolved Oxygen Monitor features auto-cleaning system.

December 17, 2008

Model Q45D offers 2 measurement sensors; galvanic sensor uses 5 ml Teflon® membrane that serves as barrier to allow molecular oxygen to diffuse into reaction cell where sensor produces current proportional to oxygen concentration. Optical system uses fluorescence quenching technique. Both sensor versions incorporate integrated air blast Auto-Clean system to remove materials that build up on sensor membrane. Cleaning cycle is user-selectable to maximize cleaning effectiveness. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Display provides non-instrusive gas detector calibration.

December 17, 2008

Designed to operate with wide range of toxic and combustible gas sensors, FlexVu(TM) Model UD10 Universal Display provides local event logging and 3rd party performance certifications. Outputs include analog 4-20 mA with HART, 3 alarm relays, 1 fault relay, and RS-485 Modbus. With FlexVu, single person can calibrate gas detectors without declassifying hazardous area. Unit has explosion-proof rating and is approved for use in Class I, Division 1, Groups A, B, C, and D classified hazardous areas. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensors utilize Intelligent Sensor Management technology.

December 16, 2008

Equipped with integrated chip in sensor head, Digital Sensors with ISM® technology store all relevant sensor parameters and algorithms as well as calibration values and calibration history. Sensors can be pre-calibrated in controlled environment of maintenance shop or laboratory, and then stored ready for use, while ISM® technology also allows for predictive maintenance. Featuring K8S connector with IP68 degree of protection, sensors are suited for harsh, humid environments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Camera-Based Sensor aligns mobile vehicles and ASRS.

December 16, 2008

DMP3 Position Finder is used for precisely aligning Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) and other automated vehicles so products can be loaded and unloaded from steel racks. Supplied in metal housing, unit includes teach button for storing up to 2 programmable locations. Positional accuracy is maintained even when load weights, temperature changes, and skew due to damaged racks cause original drop-off and pick-up locations to shift. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Sensors offer total accuracy better than 0.5%.

December 16, 2008

Featuring internal ASIC allowing for total error band better than ±0.5% FSS, HDI series sensors perform digital signal conditioning and provide digital interfaces with I²C bus protocol and analog 0.5-4.5 V output signals. They enable absolute, differential, and gage pressure measurement in various ranges from 10 mbar to 10 bar and have unidirectional, bidirectional, or barometric calibrations. With miniature SMT housings, units are suited for battery-powered, portable/handheld devices. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Test Kit screens lead levels in paint.

December 16, 2008

LeadQUICK(TM) Home Paint Kit (487924-V) provides visual test for determining compliance with EPA-recommended maximum level of lead (Pb) in paint (1 mg/cm²). Chemical reactions produce visible color change within 22 min if lead compounds, including lead chromate, are present. Using wedged paint chip that measures all paint layers for lead, kit detects lower levels - from 0.05 to 1.2 mg/cm² - within 13 min. Each kit includes 25 tests. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Liquid Flow Meters feature electro-optical detection.

December 16, 2008

Utilizing turbine wheel, Series TFP-LP and TFP-LI Flow Meters convert flow rates into linear 0-5 Vdc output signal for recording and data logging. Series TFP-LP has 7.5 Vdc pulse output and can be coupled with flow indicator for remote flow rate or flow total display, while Series TFP-LI includes 3½ digit LCD flow rate indicator. Units are suited for variety of industrial, commercial, and laboratory flow applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Sensor enables remote lighting control.

December 15, 2008

Capable of controlling unlimited number of ILLUMRA wireless receivers located within 150 ft, SLT (Switch Leg Transmitter) wireless sensor extends control of one branch circuit to other branch circuits without installing wires between them. It connects to existing switched load and transmits control signal to ILLUMRA wireless receiver, which in turn, switches distant load. RoHS compliant sensor is suited for applications such as gas station lighting and automatic general control. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Density Meter operates in hazardous areas.

December 15, 2008

Explosion- and flame-proof, Micro Motion® Series 7835 is certified to ATEX II 2 G EEx d IIC T6 and T4 and installs without requiring barriers and galvanic isolators. Vibrating element is manufactured from Ni-Span-C; all other wetted parts are ANSI 316L SS. With no moving parts or seals unit is unaffected by vibration or by variations in flow and pressure. Depending on requirements, Series 7835 can be specified as frequency output sensor version or as transmitter version. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

H<sub>2</sub>S Gas Detector features HART® communication protocol.

December 12, 2008

Equipped with MOS sensor, Model S4000TH monitors hydrogen sulfide gas in ppm and provides status indication as well as alarm outputs. Its multiple communication methods allow user to perform gas checks or single point calibrations through magnetic interface, HART, or Modbus. Featuring 3-digit LED enclosed in explosion-proof housing for displaying gas concentrations, unit suits oil/gas production, petrochemical refining, and wastewater treatment applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Infrared Gas Detector is immune to poisoning.

December 12, 2008

Designed to detect liquid petroleum gas hazards before concentrations reach flammable levels, Xgard IR LPG features detection range of 0-100% lower explosive limit. Unlike catalytic pellistors, IR sensor detects flammable gas in inert backgrounds and is not damaged by high gas concentrations. Available in polyester-coated aluminum or 316 stainless steel enclosure, sensor offers life expectancy of 5 yr. Xgard IR LPG is Exd flameproof rated and UL approved for hazardous areas. Read More

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

Optical Encoder targets micro-manufacturing systems.

December 12, 2008

Available in linear and rotary versions, TONiC works at speeds to 10 m/s and temperatures up to 70°C while providing resolution to 5 nm. High signal-to-noise ratio combined with dynamic signal processing ensure sub-divisional-error of less than ±30 nm. In addition to reading linear and rotary scales, TONiC reads gold scale featuring auto-phase IN-TRAC(TM) optical reference mark, which provides bi-directionally repeatable index over entire speed and temperature range. Read More