Sensors & Detectors

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Magnetic Switch Sensors ensure reliable operation of smart flow meters.

January 19, 2012

Employing TMR (Tunneling Magnetoresistance) technology, MMS103H and MMS105H are intended for use in battery-powered smart flow meters, including water, heat, and gas types, and feature frequency response up to 100 kHz and supply current as low as 5 µA. Bipolar sensors with CMOS digital latching output have operate and release points at ±30 Gauss (MMS103H) and ±50 Gauss (MMS105H) and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Optosecurity Attains Standard 2 EU Certification with Its Single-View Liquid Explosive Detection Systems (LEDS) OptoScreener® Software Upgrade

January 19, 2012

Optosecurity redefines industry cost and performance paradigms QUEBEC - Optosecurity Inc., a leader in threat detection technology, announced today that, following extensive testing by ECAC, its EU Certified Type C LEDS OptoScreener software upgrade for single-view X-ray machines has attained Standard 2 performance on Smiths 6040i host machines. This means that thousands of machines deployed... Read More

HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermowell Sensor Assemblies protect temperature devices from damage.

January 18, 2012

Protecting temperature instruments from damage due to pressure and velocity, Thermowell Sensor Assemblies consist of connection head, spring fitting or nipple union nipple, RTD or thermocouple, and thermowell. They are available in threaded, flanged, VanStone, socket weld, weld-in, and sanitary styles, and thermocouple types in calibrations of J, K, T, and E meet NEMA 4X requirements. Temperature... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

HD Camera Sensor captures 720p video at 60 fps.

January 18, 2012

OV9713's 12-bit RGB RAW output capability provides high dynamic range (HDR), while embedded sequential line- or frame-based HDR features address high-contrast scenes found indoors. Sensor is 3D ready and designed for interactive gaming and real-time communication for telepresence applications. OV9713 captures 720p video at 60 fps and is built on low-light sensitive OmniPixel3-HS(TM) pixel. It... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

8-Megapixel Image Sensor enhances smartphones, tablets.

January 18, 2012

Using OmniBSI+ pixel architecture and second-generation backside illumination (BSI(TM)) technology, 1/3.2 in. OV8825 CameraChip(TM) sensor suits smartphone/tablet manufacturers upgrading camera designs. Sensor operates at 24 fps in full resolution and in full HD video mode at 30 or 60 fps and can capture images and video in bright and low-light conditions. Additional features include 4-lane MIPI... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bin ID X-Ray System suits general security applications.

January 18, 2012

Available for all security screening applications, RadMark(TM) Airport Security Bin Identification System uses uniquely identifiable, x-ray visible tag placed under rim of each bin. Identification code on radiopaque tag matches bin identification label, and tag itself can also perform both functions. When scanner operator selects bin to be checked, it is visually identified on x-ray scanner... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Accelerometers suit multi-channel modal testing.

January 17, 2012

Single-axis Type 8640A PiezoBeam® IEPE Accelerometer with optional TEDS offers ±5, ±10, and ±50 g ranges with sensitivities from 1,000-100 mV/g. Ceramic cantilever beam sensing element, enclosed within hermetically sealed titanium housing, is thermally compensated and emits electrical charge proportional to vibration. For simultaneous vibration measurements in 3 orthogonal axes, Type... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Safety Shutdown Valve is designed for hazardous locations.

January 17, 2012

With ambient operating range of -40 to +65°C and 316 stainless steel construction, Model E828 automatic safety shut off solenoid valve meet standards for Commercial/Industrial Safety Shut-Off Valves (C/I) per ANSI Z21.21 CSA 6.5. Valve draws 1.8 W; is available in 12 Vdc, 24 Vdc, and 120 V/60 Hz AC versions; and has operating pressure differential of 3-30 psi. Flow capacity sizes include ¾... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Ceramic Sheath Thermocouples have high-temperature design.

January 16, 2012

Suitable for mining and heat treating, corrosion-resistant NEP-TX series is comprised of molten metal ceramic sheath thermocouples with 2,282°F temperature rating. Features include connection head with terminal block, and standard construction includes cast iron NEP-TX connection head and 1¼ NPT fitting. Custom probe lengths are available. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Cap Torque Tester features variable grip sizes.

January 13, 2012

Series TT01 Digital Cap Torque Testers tests manual cap torque in laboratory or production environments. Tester features adjustable posts and alternate gripping attachments are available for unique container profiles. Torque capacities of 12 lb-in., 50 lb-in, and 100 lb-in. are available. With data output via USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, and analog voltage, reporting and analysis of test data via PC or... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Large Aperture Transducers facilitate dc current monitoring.

January 13, 2012

DT Series combines hall effect sensor and signal conditioner into one package for use in DC current applications up to 1,200 A. Available in factory calibrated ranges that facilitate operation while also eliminating zero and span pots, large aperture current transducers offer 4-20 mA, 0-5 Vdc, or 0-10 Vdc outputs that are magnetically isolated from input for maximum safety. While internal power... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Accelerometer monitors high-speed, low-frequency vibration.

January 12, 2012

Used for machinery health monitoring, 786-500-D2 houses 500 mV/g sensing element with 5% sensitivity tolerance coupled with ±3 dB frequency response range that covers 0.2-14,000 Hz. Output overcomes data collector noise that can mask peaks at low frequencies, while sensitivity promotes detection of low level vibrations in high-speed applications. Along with CSA approvals for Class I Div 2/Zone... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Textile Industry Products

Montalvo Provides Sheeter Upgrades; Helps Set World Record

January 12, 2012

Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, offers web control upgrades for sheeters. One of those upgrades resulted in a Montalvo customer who set a world record for an eight-pocket sheeter of 399 tons per day. The Montalvo retrofit consisted of Montalvo load cell-based X-3000 Series tension controllers, Montalvo V-510 brakes, and... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Earth Ground Fault Remote Alarming & Fault Detection for Power Grids

January 12, 2012

Infinite BSC-50 Remote Alarming System with Built-in GSM/GPRS Modem CHESTERLAND OH - CAS DataLoggers recently provided the datalogging solution for an electrical utility company which needed to send alarms from remote stations in the event that the local power grid went down, and in other special cases including operational faults and security breaches. The entire time a substation was off the... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Atmel's Next-Generation maXTouch S Series Touchscreen Controllers Enable a New Class of Mobile Products

January 11, 2012

New maXTouch S Series Sets the Highest Standard for Touchscreen Performance By Eliminating the Impact of System Noise, Enabling Slim Sensors, and Supporting Active and Passive Stylus LAS VEGAS, -- 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show -- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced the availability of its new maXTouch®... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Universal Tubular Sensors offer background suppression.

January 10, 2012

Providing all functions of proximity, polarized retroreflex, and through beam, S50 Series is operated via IP67 sealed potentiometer, or using EASYtouch(TM) push-button teach system, which allows for automatic setting of switching points. Sensors come in flat plastic tubular housing, suited for M18 nut or screw mounting, or metal cylindrical housing featuring cable or M12 connection with EN... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Synaptics to Participate at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show

January 10, 2012

Industry Leader to Demonstrate the Latest in Capacitive Touch Sensor Solutions SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices, today announced that the company will have its latest ClearPad(TM) and TouchPad(TM) capacitive touch solutions on display at the 2012 Consumer... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Two-Wire Hall-Effect Latch protects against voltage transients.

January 9, 2012

Programmed at factory to optimize magnetic switch point accuracy, Model A1244 uses 4-phase, chopper-stabilization technique. BiCMOS wafer fabrication process achieves magnetic stability over temperature and eliminates offset inherent in single-element devices when exposed to harsh environments. Available package styles include SOT-23W miniature low-profile style for surface mount applications and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Sensor IC detects light like human eye.

January 9, 2012

Housed in 2 x 2 x 0.6 mm package, Model MAX44000 combines digital ambient-light and infrared proximity sensors. Device consumes 5 µA when ambient sensor is enabled, and 7 µA when both sensors are activated, extending application's battery life. BiCMOS technology enables integration of 2 photodiodes and optical filter to reject UV and IR light, enabling IC to replicate optical response of... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

BEI Presents: How to Install an Encoder Video Series

January 6, 2012

Goleta, CA - BEI Sensors has released a video series detailing how to install industrial rotary encoders. These short videos demonstrate proper installation of shafted and hollow shaft rotary encoders with either tether arms or block and pins in simple, easy-to-follow steps that will help maximize years of service life. Whether this is your first encoder installation or you just need a quick... Read More