Sensors & Detectors

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Surface Velocity Radar has accuracy of ±0.1 m/sec.

April 16, 2009

With speed range of 0.2-18 m/sec from below 1 mph to over 40 mph, Stalker Pro II surface velocity radar is designed for measuring flow in rivers, streams, and other bodies of water. It can automatically adjusts its speed reading based on angle, radar points at target flow. Device features vertical angle accuracy of ±2° and vertical angle resolution of 1°. It can also measure in cm/sec, ft/sec, and km/hr. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Materials & Material Processing

Sensor Film aids quality control in solar module manufacture.

April 16, 2009

Revealing pressure magnitude and distribution between any two contacting or mating surfaces, from 2-43,000 psi, Mylar-based Pressurex® Sensor Film helps verify adequate frame-to-module edge sealing. Placed at interface of 2 contacting surfaces, film permanently captures force applied during lamination press by changing color. Film offers solution for quality control checks during equipment setup, calibration, as well as re-qualification of solar module production line. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS-Based Motion Sensor suits battery-operated devices.

April 16, 2009

Featuring absolute analog output, 3-axis Model LIS352AX operates with any supply voltage from 2.16-3.6 V. Internal regulated voltage makes measurements insensitive to typical variations in power-supply voltage that occur in battery-operated devices, such as mobile phones and other portable devices. Housed in 3 x 5 x 1 mm plastic package, sensor provides accurate output across full-scale range of ±2.0 g with offset drift of ±0.3 mg/°C. Read More

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

Refrigerant Temperature Sensor meets CA Energy Standards.

April 16, 2009

Designed to monitor refrigerant temperature in condenser and evaporator coils, Sens-A-Coil comes with 3 ft of Type K thermocouple cable and male plugs to connect directly to digital thermometer. Unit satisfies requirements on regulations that saturation temperature sensor must be part of system once it is installed so that refrigerant temperature can be verified by 3rd party raters. Sensor element is integrated into plastic overmolded copper clip, which snaps onto 3/8 in. return bends. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tension/Compression Load Cell offers USB output.

April 15, 2009

Utilizing metal foil strain gauge technology, Model LCB500 with USB output eliminates need for analog amplifier, power supply, and display equipment. Device features 100-5,000 lb range with ±0.25% nonlinearity and deflection of 0.002-0.005 in. nominal. Machined from single block of stainless steel for use in aggressive environments, standard load cell features male/female threads and Bendix receptacle. USB software allows user to monitor output in real-time. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flow Meters feature direct reading scales.

April 14, 2009

Available for Models P, S, and T Flow Meters, Direct Reading Flow Tube Scales are designed exclusively for specific gas or liquid at given temperature and pressure valid only for associated units of flow. Flow rates for specified set of parameters are clearly indicated in various engineering units, such as mL/min or scfh. NIST traceably calibrated for specific liquids and gases, meters eliminate need for correlating tables and graphs to determine flow rates. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Thru-Beam Sensors feature self-contained design.

April 14, 2009

Offered in 4 basic frame designs, UltraFrame(TM) Sensors are available with visible red, pinpoint visible red, visible red laser, and high-power infrared light sources. One-piece housings contain both emitter and receiver elements with pre-aligned optics, eliminating fiber optic cable and routing of multiple power cords. Equipped with on-board sensitivity and light/dark operation controls, sensors are suited for error-proofing, process monitoring, and general automation tasks. Read More

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

IR Sensors measure temperature of metals and composites.

April 13, 2009

With double laser sighting, inline thermoMETER CT laser M3 measures at short wavelength of 2.3 µm for temperatures from 50-600°C. Unit features 100:1 optical resolution and minimum spot size of 0.7 mm. For temperatures from 250-1,800°C, thermometerCT laser M1/M2 sensors also include double laser sighting, but have 300:1 optical resolution, minimum spot size of 0.45 mm, and wavelengths from 1.0-1.6 µm, which minimizes temperature measurement errors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensors and Analyzers feature built-in calibration.

April 10, 2009

Eliminating need for field calibration, PERpH-X® pH sensors, Model 6081 wireless analyzer, Model 1056 dual-input analyzer, and Model 1057 multi-parameter analyzer include SMART capability, where embedded calibration is uploaded to analyzer from sensor at start-up. In addition to built-in calibration, sensors also store calibration data, making it possible to monitor and schedule maintenance on sensors from central control room. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Drift Pull Measurement System tests vehicle alignment.

April 9, 2009

Enabling vehicle manufacturers to accurately measure effects of drift pull caused by steering wheel and tire alignment errors, 90408 Drift Pull Steering Measurement System helps technicians determine whether vehicle has been properly aligned after production. System features integrated torque and angle measurement and quick clamp attachment to vehicle's steering wheel. It is powered by laptop via USB cable. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Turbocharger Speed Sensor targets high-volume production.

April 9, 2009

Measuring speeds from 200-400,000 rpm, turboSPEED TSSC series sensor is able to work with turbine wheels made from aluminium or titanium. Unit, cast in plastic, detects edge of compressor wheel on cold side of turbocharger, with vanes of wheel crossing measurement field of sensor which registers impulse each time EMC field changes. Housing is protected to IP67 and electronics comply with EMC requirements in engine compartment. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors exhibit effective background suppression.

April 8, 2009

Available in 40 x 50 x 15 mm glass-fiber-reinforced PBTP housing, Series 4050 photoelectric sensors feature operating distance of 500 mm with setting range from 20-500 mm. Operating distance is independent of target color, shape, or surface structure, and is set by means of 3-turn potentiometer with position indication. Equipped with glass window and connector adjustable from 0-90°, sensors feature switching frequency of 500 Hz and work with red light, simplifying alignment. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Infrared Analyzer measures percent ethanol in gasoline.

April 8, 2009

Designed for use by non-technical personnel, portable, rugged, and compact InfraCal Ethanol Blend Analyzer measures percent of ethanol in gasoline in less than one minute at fuel terminals, service stations, or tanker spot checks. It weighs less than 5 lb, can be operated from battery pack or cigarette lighter adapter cable, and is self-contained with internal calibration program and direct readout display. Unit includes RS 232 interface for data transmission to PC. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Leak Tester features 32-bit processor.

April 8, 2009

Offering automatic part setup with up to 32 part programs, Sentinel C-28 measures pressure decay, pressure drop, pressure loss over time, and occlusion. Unit features full color graphic screen for navigation and viewing, as well as English and Chinese language software and keypads. Offering choice of Ethernet or RS232 for communications, tester provides auto calibration and QuickTest for analyzing test results in real-time. Read More

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

Visual Fault Locator finds defects in optical fiber.

April 7, 2009

Featuring universal connector, ruggeddly designed GAO08211 is intended for examining patch cords, ribbon, or bunched pigtails and for installing and maintaining fiber optic networks. Device supports end-to-end fiber identification and mechanical fusion splice optimization. Compact locator provides measurement ranges of up to 5 km and detects breaks and micro-bends even through jacketed fibers. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Microwave Motion Sensors operate automatic pedestrian doors.

April 7, 2009

RMS Series sensors actuate sliding, swinging, folding, and revolving pedestrian doors when approaching traffic is detected. RMS-M-NA sensor features single SPST relay output operating in NO or NC, while model RMS-D-RC-NA includes remote control with LCD display for programming and adjustments. RMS-D-NA sensor has turtle-mode capability to detect extremely slow motion. They can be mounted as high 13 ft and are compliant as an activation device to ANSI/BHMA 156.10-2005. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Accelerometers suit general purpose vibration applications.

April 7, 2009

Models 3255C and 3256C charge mode accelerometers are intended for general purpose vibration applications under high temperatures. They exhibit 15 pC/g sensitivity and feature robust, laser welded titanium construction that includes ceramic sensing element. Both are hermetically sealed, weigh only 10 grams, and have 10-32 mounting hole. Model 3255C has 10-32 radial connector and Model 3256C has a 10-32 axial connector. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wedge Flowmeters target process water applications.

April 7, 2009

With flow range of 0.5-15 gpm full scale and ±2% accuracy, CE-compliant FW1000 Series uses minimally invasive wedge flow sensor, which provides restriction for sensing flow as related to pressure differential. Units require 12-35 Vdc for operation and output 0-5 Vdc. Measuring 10 x 3 ½ in., meters have flanged mounting base and require no inlet or outlet. Design allows installation in any full pipe orientation, including horizontal, vertical, or inverted. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tilt Sensors are offered in 2 angle and linear ranges.

April 6, 2009

TrueTILT Dual Axis Wide Angle Electrolytic Tilt Sensors feature all metal construction that provides durability and is manufactured to tight dimensional tolerances. Part #0717-4318-99 offers +60° angle and +25° linear ranges, while Part #0717-4319-99 offers +50° angle and +20° linear ranges. Sensors are designed for commercial applications that require high production quantities and high accuracy. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Room Status Monitor measures low differential pressure.

April 6, 2009

Series RSM Room Status Monitor includes backlit RGB LCD with GUI for pressure, security, calibration, and alarm setup. Touchscreen menus guide user through setup and password protection. Displaying true differential pressure to resolution of 0.001 in. wc, unit can be configured to monitor positive/negative pressure in protected environments and hospital isolation rooms. Red/green LEDs and local audible alarm, with time delay feature, alert personnel to system status. Read More