Displacement & Dimension Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Heavy-Duty Resolvers offer position and velocity feedback.

May 22, 2015

Utilizing technology and materials of Harowe resolver engines, Northstar™ R56 and RF25 Resolvers are suitable for pulp and paper and steel mill environments. Model R56 features 5/8 in. shaft, NEMA 56C face mount or foot mount, industrial 10-pin latching connector, IP65-rated enclosure, and large outer bearings that isolate shaft loads. Equipped with 3/8 in. shaft and square flange mounting plate, Model RF25 is IP65-rated with 10-pin connector and high-integrity seals. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Displacement Sensor measures height and width.

May 21, 2015

Supplied with software that lets user configure settings from PC, Model LS-100 handles high-speed 2-dimensional measurement applications that are not possible with spot beam measurement lasers. Unit offers diverse range of measurement functions such as height, width, position, and edge count. Possible uses include circuit board double feed, inspection of sealant flow, verification of gap and level differences on door closure, and measurement of brake pad height. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Explosion Proof Encoders feature M2 mining certification.

May 21, 2015

Featuring IP67-rated, encapsulated stainless steel housing in Safety-Lock™ design, Sendix ATEX / IECEX 71XX Encoders are approved for use in both surface and underground mines. Incremental variants operate from -40 to +60°C with resolution reaching 5,000 pulses. Units have mounting depth of 145 mm, diameter of 70 mm, and space-saving cable outlet. As absolute multi-turn or single-turn encoders, series is available with both SSI and field bus interfaces. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Stepper Motor and Driver Package includes absolute sensor.

May 20, 2015

Offering closed loop control, AZ Series 0.36° Battery-Free, Absolute Sensor Equipped Motor and Driver package is designed for advanced positioning applications. Absolute Sensor operates autonomously, without additional battery back-up or external sensors. Package is offered with built-in controller or pulse input type with single-phase 100–120 Vac, single-phase/3-phase 200–240 Vac, or 24/48 Vdc input. Round shaft motor only type or 4 different geared types are available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Distance Sensors provide 6,000 mm range.

May 19, 2015

Available in M12, M18, and M30 dimensions, with or without thread or cubic housing, P43 Series supports object recognition for agriculture and fluid levels, distance measuring for trucks and loading ramps, level sensing in dusty conditions, and parking lot detection/barrier monitoring. Units feature 2 integrated internal LEDs for echo justification and provide standard 0–10 V/4–20 mA analog output and 2 switching outputs. Series can be programmed via Teach-In for various other custom settings. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Profiler combines precision and versatile applicability.

May 15, 2015

Used for 3D measurement of surface topography and roughness, ZeGage™ Plus can measure and analyze any surface – rough or specular, transparent or opaque, high or low reflectivity – and supports objectives for selecting desired magnification and field of view. SureScan™ technology eliminates need for vibration isolation system, while Mx™ software allows data visualization and quantification of step heights, texture, and volumetric applications. Automated XY sample stages are optional.
Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Testers measure roughness, contour, and finish.

May 14, 2015

Using diamond stylus that is drawn across part with motorized traverse mechanism, Surtronic Duo offers portable solution for shop floor and on-site measurement of multiple roughness parameters. One-button operation produces set of traceable measurement results including detailed profile graph. With 1 mm vertical range and 16 nm resolution, IntraTouch provides fundamental roughness and waviness parameters, contour and form error analysis, feature exclusion, zoom tool, and full programmability. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

M12 Eddy Current Displacement Sensor has 2 mm measuring range.

May 7, 2015

Featuring M12 design, eddyNCDT 3001 series includes eddy current sensors for measuring displacement, distance, and position. Each comes with integrated electronics, including temperature compensation, and offer 5 kHz frequency response rate. Factory-calibrated for ferromagnetic and non-ferromagnetic metals, sensors are protected to IP67 and universally applicable in automation, machine building, and machine design applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pencil Probe Linear Position Sensors serve metrology applications.

May 5, 2015

Offered in stock ranges ±0.5, ±1.0, and ±2.5 mm, DGP spring-extend, AC-LVDT-based, dimensional gauging probes (pencil probes) operate from -10 to +65°C and offer 0.5 micron resolution and repeatability. Construction includes precision ground bearings, 8 mm dia plain outer body, and optional sleeve for increasing OD to 0.375 in. (plain or partly threaded). Included 2 m long axial shielded cable is strain relieved and can  be converted to radial cable outlet with right angle cable adapter. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

LiDAR Sensors use SDK to develop 3D automation applications.

May 4, 2015

When used with real-time obscurant-penetrating 3D OPAL LiDAR sensors, 3DRi™ SDK can develop intelligent 3D automation applications in harsh environments. Software Development Kit consists of 3DRi System Manager/API and 3DRi Viewer, together with optional 3DRi Plugins that add object segmentation, recognition, tracking, and automatic change detection. Release also provides Automatic Scan Scheduling, Web-Engine, and Grid Generator that down-samples 3D data into user-defined regularly spaced grid.
Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Line Distance Sensor can measure complex geometries.

May 1, 2015

Compatible with diffusive and semi-diffusive surfaces, ConoLine-100 non-contact laser line projection system is used for measuring distances. This optical line sensor uses rotating mirror to produce laser line speeds up to 100 lines/sec and point sensor accuracy down to 1 micron. Adjustable line angle allows sensor to scan undercuts, steep grooves, and angles up to ±120°. All data processing, including pre-programmed functions, are housed in one integrated unit (sensor head). Read More

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

Inductance-to-Digital Converters offer 28-bit resolution.

May 1, 2015

Offering 2 or 4 matched channels in single IC, Series LDC1614 provides precise position and motion sensing in almost any environment. Multiple, well-matched channels enable differential and ratiometric measurements, allowing designers to compensate for environmental aging conditions. With up to 28-bit resolution, devices can detect submicron changes in distance. Converters are powered by 3.3 V supply, consume 6.9 mW during standard operation, and support frequency range of 1 kHz to 10 MHz. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TMR Linear Magnetic Field Sensors offer ultra-high sensitivity.

April 30, 2015

With sensitivity exceeding 200 mV/V/Oe, TMR29xx and TMR27xx series in-plane Tunneling Magnetoresistance (TMR) linear magnetic field sensors suit high-precision or battery-powered, high-end industrial applications. These include weak magnetic field measurement, current sensing, metal object detection, and non-destructive testing. Design options are available for each series; TMR29xx, with ultra-low power in microamperes, and TMR27xx, with customizable sensitivity, noise, and power. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Rotary Encoders feature SSI interface.

April 29, 2015

Featuring standard diameter of 35 mm, Models ECN 1013, EQN 1025, ROC 1013, and ROQ 1025 measure absolute position in different machines and devices with limited installation space. In addition to SSI standard resolution of 13 bits singleturn and 12 bits multiturn, encoders provide high-resolution position value through external interpolation of 1 Vpp output signals. Units also offer 512 signal periods per revolution and extended power-supply range of 4.75–30 V. Read More

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

Magnetostrictive Position Sensor withstands high temperatures.

April 29, 2015

Using Temposonics® technology, ET Sensor can precisely determine exact positions at temperatures up to 105°C. Non-contact unit delivers up to 0.005 mm resolution when used in combination with suitable controller and exhibits linearity deviation of less than 0.02% full scale. Small rod sensor can be integrated directly into cylinder, with rod length options covering 50–3,000 mm. Available with ATEX certification for hazardous areas, IP68-rated sensor is equipped with start/stop interface. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

LVDT Inductive Position Sensors withstand harsh environments.

April 29, 2015

Available for contactless and wear-free path and position detection, LVDT Sensors are suited for industrial, medical, ocean going, agricultural, testing, and special purpose machines. Housing is nickel-plated steel with IP65 rating and temperature range of -25 to +85°C. Available in M12 or M18 versions, sensors have external thread and capture measuring lengths up to 2, 5, 10, or 20 mm, depending on model. Units are actuated by unguided core or switch with internal spring. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Downloader maximizes smartphone software loading rate.

April 28, 2015

Accommodates demands of high-throughput mass manufacturing, JOT M10 Six Slider maximizes software loading capacity for smartphones. Fully automated solution, applicable for downloading software to assembled products or at board level, can be used as stand-alone desktop unit or part of fully automated JOT M10 line (including integrated handlers and racks). Along with clear interface, space allows for customized cabling and electronics. Read More

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

Automated Programming System has high-throughout design.

April 27, 2015

Using FlashCORE III programming engine, PSV5000 supports all device types, including FPGAs, CPLDs, MCUs, and flash memories (Serial, eMMC, NAND, and NOR) with tape and tray configurations. Included pick and place technology and vision system promotes precise alignment and placement. Along with integrated fiber laser marking, features include handler rated for delivering up to 1,300 parts/hr, intelligent system integration, and up to 6 programmers (24 individual sockets) in compact footprint. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Signal Splitter allows dual transmissions.

April 23, 2015

Used with 7.5 or 15 mm rails, DIN Mounted Interface Converter enables outputs from single encoder to be sent to 2 control systems. Unit provides signal level conditioning to support both RS422 and HTL input or outputs. Galvanic isolation up to 1 kV between input and outputs prevents current loops and signal crosstalk from occurring. Powered by 9–30 Vdc supply, which is then distributed to encoder being monitored, DMI supports I/O frequencies up to 300 kHz with max of 1 µs propagation delay. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi Wheel Miniature Rotary Switch provides one-finger control.

April 23, 2015

Featuring illuminated 8+1 joystick, 10.5 x 30 mm Multi Wheel Encoder enables accurate control using one finger. Integration of Hall effect sensed incremental encoder output and 12 detents with magnetic indexing ensures proper alignment and positioning throughout operational life of 1 million revolutions (encoder) and 500,000 actuations (joystick). Sealed to IP66, product has hard polycarbonate body and metal front end. Communication interface incorporates UART output. Read More