Displacement & Dimension Sensors

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lin Engineering Partners with CUI to Release a Highly Efficient and Reliable Stepper Motor and Encoder Combo

December 8, 2016

TUALATIN, Ore. - December 7, 2016 - CUI Inc today announced a partnership with Lin Engineering, a leading manufacturer of stepper motors, to integrate CUI’s innovative AMT encoder technology with Lin’s latest, high performance motor series.

Lin Engineering’s G3718V series is a NEMA 17 sized motor with a length of 0.90 inches (22.86 mm) that can produce up to 50% more torque than... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Netzer DS-25 Encoders tolerant to temperature and moisture.

November 16, 2016

Offering 17 bit resolution, Netzer DS-25 Encoders weighs 4 grams. Providing tolerance to shock, unit offers hollow floating shaft. Working with EMI, RFI and magnetic fields, device provides less than 0.025° accuracy. Including analog Sin/Cos, Digital SSi, BiSS-C output options, high precision encoder comes with 7mm profile. With no bearing or other contact, devices are lightweight miniature... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

ECI 4000/ EBI 4000 Rotary Encoder Series features scanner unit and scale drum.

November 13, 2016

Equipped with EnDat 2.2 interface, ECI 4000/ EBI 4000 Rotary Encoders offer noise free transmission and perform data transfer between temperature sensors lying inside and outside the encoder. Operated in temperature range up to +115°C, unit offers a vibration resistance of 400 m/s² and 600 m/s² for stator and rotor respectively. Designed with 90 mm hollow shaft, encoders enable the user to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Leine & Linde EtherNet/IP(TM): Ideal for AGVs

October 31, 2016

Schaumburg, IL - (October 2016) - Industrial automation applications using the EtherNet/IP™ communication network are well established worldwide, and are now being found in dedicated motion control applications. Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGV) for example are now taking advantage of this industry standard using motion feedback provided by Leine Linde encoders with integrated EtherNet/IP. To... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Sensors operate in subsea environments.

October 19, 2016

Intended for oil and gas exploration, SS-7 Series Linear Variable Inductive Transducers are designed to be embedded into hydraulic cylinder and utilize gun-drilled piston rod as target, sensing its position without need for magnet. Contactless units offer measurement ranges from 1–24 in. and operation to 5,200 psi or 12,000 ft. deep. Supplied in 25 mm diameter stainless steel housing, sensors... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Thermal Laser Power Sensor has wide dynamic range, low noise.

October 14, 2016

With 0.8 sec response time and 0.5 mW noise, fan-cooled F50A-BB-18 measures powers from 10 mW to 50 W and energies from 6 mJ to 50 J. This sensor, designed for continuous use, has spectrally flat BB (broadband) coating usable from far UV to far IR, 17.5 mm aperture, and 0.19–20 µm wavelength range. Linearity results in precision readings of power stability over time without any... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Encoder is equipped with EtherCAT interface.

October 11, 2016

Protected against up to 400G shock and 30G vibration, Hengstler® AI25 EtherCAT Encoder enables users to integrate into virtually any system that uses EtherCAT communication protocol and thereby simplify design process as well as ensure reliable communication. Encoder offers cycle times of 62.5 μsec as well as 22-bit single turn resolution with absolute accuracy of ±35 in. Configurable... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensor comes in compact, flush mount model.

October 6, 2016

Increasing mounting flexibility in constrained spaces, flush mount Q4X can handle challenging – highly reflective and multi-color – surfaces as well as light-absorbing materials and low contrasts. CMOS imager promotes reliable detection of sub-millimeter changes in distances from 35–310 mm, and 4-digit display offers sub-millimeter resolution. Along with multiple output... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Absolute Multi-Turn Angle Sensors operate up to 12,000 rpm.

October 5, 2016

Supplied in galvanized steel housing and sealed up to IP69K, depending on version, 18-bit RMB 3600 Series features stainless steel shaft with up to 100 N working shaft load. Non-contact sensors are enhanced giant magnetic resistance devices that count turns even when power is removed. Offered in 1- and 2-channel versions, sensors count to 16 turns with angular position of 0–5,760° and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAINs' ROD 600 series Sturdy Rotary Encoders newly integrated with EMC design.

October 3, 2016

Complying with CE directives, HEIDENHAINs’ ROD 620 and 630 models are characterized primarily by an improved reinforced bearing with a high axial and radial load capacity, a large and stable shaft diameter of 15 mm and a solid flange socket connection that allows for connection in the radial or axial direction. Electrical output signals of TTL (ROD 620) or HTL (ROD 630) permits encoders to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

New HEIDENHAIN Absolute Sealed Linear Encoders available in accuracy grades 3 µm and 5 µm.

October 3, 2016

Presented in full-sized scale housing (LC 195P) and in slimline scale housing (LC 495P), LC xx5 Absolute Sealed Linear Encoders includes the option of a Panasonic interface (Pana01), which can be connected using the existing cable assembly that were commonly utilized to connect to Siemens, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, and HEIDENHAIN controls. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HD Digital Encoder offers high-density video distribution.

September 30, 2016

Housed in 3 RU chassis, HDBridge3000 can simultaneously output HD and SD video in both RF and IP formats. Unit provides 12 media slots with flexibility to mix-and-match HDMI, component, and composite cards. Supporting up to 24 channels of HD content or 72 channels of SD content, HDBridge3000 is intended for use in broadcast, hospitality, and healthcare markets. Fully redundant and hot-swappable... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Spring Loaded LVIT extends use with contactless operation.

September 30, 2016

With 0.5–4.0 in. ranges, LRS-18 series serves dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation and various industrial/commercial applications where sensing element cannot be attached to object being measured. Sensors use 0.25 in. dia probe equipped with AGD No. 9 contact tip and are offered with axial cable or connector. Along with choice of 4 analog outputs,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

LVIT Inductive Linear Position Sensors have heavy-duty design.

September 27, 2016

Operating from DC voltages, long-stroke LRL-27 Series offers choice of 4 analog outputs, SenSet™ field scalability feature, and 5 nominal ranges from 10–18 in. Contactless operation prevents wearout from dither or cycling, and 1.05 in. dia anodized aluminum housing is sealed to IP67. Along with LVIT (Linear Variable Inductance Transducer) Technology™, features include radial cable... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Alliance Sensors Group and Wilmington Instrument Company Have Partnered to Distribute ASG's Linear Position Sensors

September 15, 2016

Moorestown, New Jersey - H. G. Schaevitz LLC dba Alliance Sensors Group is pleased to announce a partnership with Wilmington Instrument Company in Wilmington, CA to distribute its line of LVDT and LVIT linear position sensors. Wilmington Instrument Company is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited calibration laboratory and full-service distributor of process and test instrumentation. They are a stable... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Spring-Loaded LVIT Gaging Sensors have drop-in replacement design.

September 13, 2016

Designed for dimensional gaging and position measurements, GHS-19 series has 0.75 in. dia aluminum or stainless steel body with 1/2-20 mounting thread. Stroke-to-length ratio minimizes housing length, FS ranges are available from 0.5–4.0 in., and max tip force is 1 lb. Operating from various DC voltages, contactless sensors are available with choice of one of four analog outputs and... Read More

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

VDO AcquaLink Multifunctional Nav Sensor Delivers Accurate Vessel Readings through Satellite Interlink

September 12, 2016

• Calculates and provides necessary vessel navigation data Allentown, PA – Continental Commercial Vehicles Aftermarket offers the VDO AcquaLink® Nav Sensor, an NMEA 2000 certified sensor that provides GPS position, date/time, speed over ground, course over ground, elevation, heading, barometric pressure air, air temperature, rate of turn and pitch/roll data. The VDO AcquaLink Nav Sensor is... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Nano-Power Digital Switches utilize TMR technology.

September 12, 2016

Based on Tunneling Magnetoresistive technology, Series CT51x offers alternative to Hall Effect and mechanical reed switches. Units enable high-accuracy position detection, control, and power switching functions for IoT, consumer, and industrial applications. Sensors are fully integrated with CMOS process to create completely monolithic solution. In terms of power efficiency, devices can perform... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Magnetic Encoders provide 16-bit resolution.

September 9, 2016

Supplied in 30 x 50 mm housing, Vert-X 51 Series offers measurement range of 0–360° with 16-bit resolution and repeatability to 0.1°, depending on model. Eight output options are available including 0.1–10 V, 0.5–4.5 V, 4–20 mA, SPI, CANopen/GL certified, PWM, and SPI. Versions with 5V or 24 V supplies as well as redundant outputs are available. Operating from -40 to +125°C with... Read More

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

Inertial Labs Motion Reference Units (MRU-B2) Passes Qualification Tests by Norwegian Motion Lab

September 7, 2016

PAEONIAN SPRINGS, Va. - Inertial Labs' CEO and president, Jamie Marraccini, announced that the company has launched its newest product, the Motion Reference Unit (MRU-B2), an inertial sensor-based orientation, positioning, and control solution for a diverse array of marine and subsea applications following qualification tests at Norwegian Motion Lab. The Motion Reference Unit (MRU-B2) by... Read More