Sensors & Detectors

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

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Silicon Pressure Transducers feature custom configurations.

January 6, 2012

Made of 316L stainless steel, micro-machined MM Series comes in custom designs that allow user to select range from 10 in. H2O to 5,000 psi and accuracy from 0.4-0.05%. Users can also choose pressure fitting, output, temperature range, and thermal accuracy, as well as Gage, Absolute, Sealed Gage, Compound Gage, Vacuum, differential, and Barometric Pressure ranges. Sanitary models and USB outputs... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Freezer Thermometer includes Traceable® Certificate.

December 30, 2011

Supplied in chemical-resistant ABS case, Traceable® RTD -100.0 Platinum Freezer Thermometer monitors temperatures in freezers, water baths, heating blocks, incubators, and refrigerators. Unit features temperature range of -99.9 to 199.9°C with 0.1° resolution and ±2°C accuracy. Measuring 1/8 x 5 in., 100 W RTD platinum probe operates with liquids,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

McCrometer Installs New Wet Gas Test Stand to Support Energy Industry R&D Programs

December 30, 2011

Company To Study Natural Gas Wells With Entrained Liquids Hemet, CA - December 20, 2011 - With the objective of supporting customers in the energy industry, McCrometer has installed a new Wet Gas Test Stand to pursue a series of new research and development (R&D) initiatives. As energy demand increases for natural gas worldwide, energy producers are tapping lower pressure natural gas wells to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

OSI Systems Receives $5 Million Order for Cargo and Vehicle Inspection Systems

December 30, 2011

HAWTHORNE, Calif. - OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS), a vertically-integrated provider of specialized electronics and services, today announced that its Security division, Rapiscan Systems, was awarded an order for approximately $5 million from an Eastern European customer to provide multiple units of its Rapiscan Eagle® M-60, mobile cargo inspection system. OSI Systems CEO, Deepak Chopra,... Read More

Green & Clean, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Wave and Tidal Turbine Concept Promises Clean, Affordable Energy

December 28, 2011

Practically infinite reliability was the defining requirement when researchers wanted to run a TorqSense torque transducer under the sea as part of extensive trials of a green energy turbine. Dependable, affordable energy from tidal streams and ocean currents could soon be a reality, with scale models of the innovative Evopod demonstrating the viability of the oceans as an energy source.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Asset Monitoring System monitors tank levels and door sensors. .

December 27, 2011

Featuring satellite-based design, Remote Asset Monitoring Solution enables VARs to provide secure, configurable asset visibility to customers seeking to monitor liquid tanks and door open/close events. FLEX SNSR interface is connected to tank level or door sensor and wirelessly transmits data to Satellite FLEX tracking device, which can link up to 4 FLEX SNSRs. Satellite FLEX sends data to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Miniature MEMS Module will increase CE device sensitivity.

December 21, 2011

With 6 degrees of freedom, iNEMO inertial MEMS module integrates 3-axis sensing of linear and angular motion in 3 x 5.5 x 1 mm package. It delivers motion-sensing capabilities for space-constrained consumer electronic (CE) applications. Design and real-time sensor data fusion capabilities enhance user experience and motion-sensing realism, and data-fusion software employs prediction and filtering... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Load Cells offer load ratings from 225-22,480 lb.

December 21, 2011

Made of stainless steel, U-Series is water-, dust-, corrosion-, and chemical-resistant. Load cells are used with pillow block mounted bearings and live shaft to offer precise tension roll. Providing 1,550X sensitivity, units are drilled and tapped to customer specifications, and include built-in overload stops that protect personnel, equipment, and product. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Metering and Monitoring Water Consumption Across America's Golf Courses

December 21, 2011

Clark NJ - Golf courses, municipalities, even families trying to ration their water consumption rely on inexpensive and durable water meters, like the TM Series Digital Flow Meter sold by Assured Automation. Water meters provide a quantitative analysis of water consumption reduction efforts, and by calculating irrigation volumes, they enable golf course superintendents to effectively manage water... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

SAIC Helps Launch Commercially-Hosted Infrared Payload Sensor for U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

December 21, 2011

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 23, 2011 - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), SES Government Solutions, Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital), and SAIC team has successfully launched the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) sensor into space. The CHIRP sensor has been integrated onto a... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Nonin Medical Announces the European Launch of EQUANOX Advance(TM) Neonatal/Pediatric Sensor for Regional Oximetry at PGA Conference

December 20, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS - Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximeters and a 25-year leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced the European launch of an innovative pediatric sensor for use with the company's EQUANOX(TM) Regional Oximetry System. Nonin made the announcement at the 65th Annual Post Graduate Assembly in New York. The EQUANOX Advance(TM) Model 8004CB Sensor* is the first... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Future-Ready ST100 Air/Gas Flow Meter Nominated for Control Engineering Engineer's Choice Award

December 19, 2011

Chemical, Electric Power, Food, Oil & Gas, Refining Water & Wastewater Treatment, Mining, Metals San Marcos, CA - The breakthrough ST100 Series Thermal Mass Air/Gas Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) has been nominated as a finalist for an Engineer's Choice Award to be selected by the readers of Control Engineering Magazine. Control Engineering subscribers can vote for the ST100... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Photoelectric Sensors come in multiple varieties.

December 16, 2011

Miniature photoelectric sensors comprizing S3Z series include through beam, polarized retroreflex, 2 m polarized for transparent, 70 cm diffuse proximity, narrow beam, and background suppression modules. Available in NPN and PNP out with dark or light operating mode and with cable or M8 connection, products come in housing that is completely overprinted with mechanical protection of IP67. Areas... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Industrial Pressure Gauges are constructed fo stainless steel.

December 16, 2011

Supplied with 304 SS housings and 316 SS wetted parts for chemical compatibility, 1.5 in. Series SG3 and 2.5 in. Series SGZ feature dual psi and bar (x100 kPa) scales with respective ±2.5% and ±1.5% FS accuracy. Series SG3 covers ranges from full vacuum to 300 psi and can withstand ambient temperatures to 140°F. Bottom or back 1/8" NPT connection options are available. Equipped with... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

A Christmas Tree Gauge for All Seasons

December 16, 2011

The Ashcroft® Type 1020S pressure gauge is specifically designed for monitoring pressures on "Christmas tree" control assemblies located on top of oil and gas wellheads. This rugged 4 ½" diameter gauge is constructed with stainless steel exterior and wetted parts to resist the potentially damaging effects of petroleum pressure media. Equipped with the proven Ashcroft® rotary movement,... Read More