Displacement & Dimension Sensors

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 feature DC voltage or current analog output and SenSet™ field adjustable scaling. Read More

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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 drift, and cable is included for connecting to Ophir smart displays or PC interfaces. 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 options include hub bore or shafted mounting and resolution options up to 32-bit combined. Read More

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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 options, features include, delay timers, remote input, dual teach mode, and IP69K housing of FDA-grade stainless steel. Read More

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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 repeatability of 0.5° or better. Output options are: 0.1–10 V, 4–20 mA, and 10–90% of power supply and SSI. 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

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 connect to many standard subsequent electronics. 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 media modules, fans, and power supplies ensure zero downtime. Read More

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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, features include SenSet™ field calibration and 0.75 in. dia aluminum or stainless steel body with M18 x 1 thread.
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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 exit version with swivel rod eye ends and axial termination versions with M-12 connector or 1 m cable. Read More

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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... Read More

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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 feature 0.25 dia. probes equipped with No. 9 contact tip. 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... 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 switching, positioning, and rotation measurement while consuming less than 350 nA on average. 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 axial and radial shaft loads to 45 N, IP67-rated encoders are suited for propulsion and off-highway applications. Read More

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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

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

Ruggedized H.265 (HEVC) Video Encoder provides dual 3G-SDI inputs.

September 2, 2016

SFF, box-level video encoding and streaming solution, Tyton VS2, complies with MIL-STD-810G and IP67 requirements to meet video transmission needs in harsh field environments. Unit can capture two 3G-SDI inputs simultaneously and encode them using H.265 (HEVC) or H.264 (AVC) standards. Both video inputs can be internally split and routed to each of 8 built-in dynamic encoding engines – each individually configurable to different bitrates. Internal video (3G-SDI) bypass is also included. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stainless Steel Rotary Encoders withstand severe environments.

September 1, 2016

For motion control in severe environments or where regular washdown is necessary, RXI and RXA 500 Series are available in 304/A or 316/A4 stainless steel, which are both austenitic and can be used in variety of corrosive applications. Absolute versions are available with up to 14-bit single-turn outputs, with parallel TTL, HTL, SSI, and CANopen interfaces. Operating at temperatures up to 100°C, incremental versions are available with up to 10,000 PPR resolution. Read More

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Linear Position Sensor PG Series Designed for Steam Turbine Valve Control Systems

August 26, 2016

MOORESTOWN, N.J. - The Alliance Sensors Group PG Series LVDT linear position sensors are designed and engineered specifically for valve position sensing applications for steam turbine control systems in electric power generation plants. Previously, the LVDTs used in the power generation industry were either designed by OEMs over 40 years ago, or are catalog LVDTs slightly modified for operation... Read More

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Linear Position Sensors offer four analog outputs and SenSet(TM) field recalibration.

August 19, 2016

Designed for factory automation and other commercial applications, LR-19 Series Inductive Linear Position Sensors uses LVIT Technology. Presented in sizes 25 to 200 mm (1 to 8 inches), sensor’s contactless operation prevents wear out. Placed in a 19 mm (0.75 inch) diameter anodized aluminum housing sealed to IP-67, LR-19 series is available with axial cable or connector terminations, or with radial cable and swivel rod eye ends for easy installation. Read More