Displacement & Dimension Sensors

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

SWIR InGaAs Linear Array delivers low read noise.

April 27, 2016

Designed for spectroscopy and machine vision, 1024L1-12.5-T provides 1,024 x 1 resolution with 12.5 micron pitch and delivers read noise of <550e- for 250 µm tall pixel. Suppression circuit achieves read noise levels down to to <100e- for certain spectroscopy applications. Able to image Vis and SWIR bands with response from 0.4&ndash;1.7 µm, product integrates digital ROIC chip and 14-bit ADCs. Latter maximizes dynamic range (>6000:1) and minimizes noise while delivering 34 klines/s at 1024 elements. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Stage provides 360-degree continuous travel.

April 26, 2016

Exhibiting angular accuracy of 30 arcsec, repeatability of 3 arcsec, and 0.324 arcsec resolution, RTS-DD Series is suited for laboratory, factory automation, and semiconductor processing applications. Low profile design helps minimize abbe errors when used with another motion axis, while brushless direct-drive servo motor eliminates backlash. Series also features optical encoder with precision index mark for homing, and 30 mm through-bore to enable routing of vacuum or high-voltage lines. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Software, Timers & Clocks

Time Synchronization in the Nanosecond Range with IXXAT Software

April 25, 2016

Adding to the existing and proven IXXAT IEEE 1588 solutions, HMS now presents protocol software for IEEE 802.1AS - the first commercially available software package for highly accurate time synchronization of AVB and TSN networks. IEEE 802.1 AS is an adapted version of the IEEE 1588 profile - specially designed for AVB and TSN systems (audio/video broadcasting and time sensitive networking). As... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Rotary Encoders utilize inductive sensor technology.

April 13, 2016

Utilizing inductive code disk, Leine & Linde 600 and 900 Series are suited for environments where temperature, strong magnetic fields, shock, and vibration are extreme. Explosion proof encoders are manufactured using fiber-composite construction and printed circuit technology. Because rotor and stator scanning fields involve entire area of both surfaces, measurement is free of eccentricity errors. Single-turn resolutions up to 19 bits with turn counting up to 16 bits yields 35-bit measurement. Read More

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

PCIe Cards and Appliances support multi-encoding and decoding.

April 11, 2016

Comprising PCI Express cards, stand-alone appliances, and OEM hardware/software, Maevex 2 Series supports up to 64 channels of 4K capture, real-time encoding, and streaming in single 5U rack for high-density applications. For extension and switching applications, Maevex 2 will provide Full HD, 4K, and 8K extension and switching over standard IP including UHD at 60 Hz with ultra-low latency. Products support commonly used streaming protocols such as RTMP, RTP, HTTP, MPEG2.TS, and RTSP. Read More

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

Encoder Diagnostics Tool supports mobile use.

April 7, 2016

Featuring compact, standalone design with 4.3 in. touchscreen for display and operation, Model PWT 100 checks function and adjustment of encoders. Unit supports multiple serial interfaces such as EnDat 2.2, Fanuc Serial Interface, Mitsubishi High Speed Interface, and Panasonic Serial Interface. For encoders with EnDat interface, PWT 100 can display position values and enables user to read out online diagnostics, shift datums, and use further inspection functions. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magnetostrictive Sensor offers threaded flange option.

April 7, 2016

Supporting stroke lengths up to 2,500 mm, MH5-Threaded device is optimized for mobile applications such as crane outriggers, as well as fuel tank measurement. Linear position sensor provides ±0.1 mm typical resolution, repeatability of ±0.1 mm, and ±0.04% FS linearity. Available with 7 or 10 mm diameter sensor rod, device provides analog output and operates from -40 to +105°C. Temposonics® magnetostrictive technology enables sensor to withstand vibration, shock, dust, and EMI. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

LVDT Position Sensors are CSA listed for hazardous locations.

April 7, 2016

Constructed entirely of stainless steel with hermetically sealed sensor body and through-bore design, HLIR 750 Series provides contact-less position measurement for critical applications in gas turbines for fuel valve position feedback, vane pitch servo controls, and governor controls. Intrinsically safe units offer 4&ndash;20 mA output signal and are available in measuring ranges from ±2 to ±20 in. Maximum linearity error is ±0.25% of full range output. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Touchless Angle Sensors come in basic and programmable models.

April 5, 2016

Vert-X 31E Series features permanent magnet, which can be secured to rotating shaft and consequently eliminates direct mechanical linkage and consequent wear. While basic rotary angle sensors offer plug-and-play operation, other models are programmable via device connected between sensor and computer USB port and EasyAdapt software. Features include 31 mm profile, 0°&ndash;360° measurement range, 8 output options, up to 14-bit resolution, repeatability of 0.1° or better, and max hysteresis of 0.1°. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tape Extension Sensors feature integrated pulley.

April 5, 2016

Designed for limited space applications, POSITAPE® WBR models are equipped with pulley that is mounted directly onto sensor behind tape-feeding unit, enabling pullout angle of measuring tape to be rotated through 90°. Sensors utilize linear and absolute measurement principle without reference operation. Depending on model, measurement ranges reach from 5&ndash;65 ft. With linearity tolerance of ±0.10%, sensors can be equipped with analog and digital outputs, achieving resolution of <0.05 mm. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Vision Systems

LeddarTech's LeddarOne Sensor Includes ElectriPlast

April 1, 2016

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp., today announces that LeddarTech, owner of the patented Leddar™ optical detection technology, includes ElectriPlast material to produce lens barrels in its latest release of its LeddarOne Sensing Module, a compact and low-cost... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Optical Sensors Make the Running

April 1, 2016

Racing cars from the Tuning Akademie Ingolstadt not only come with an immense horsepower but also include measurement technology provided by Micro-Epsilon. The laser-optical distance sensors optimise vehicle performance through their high precision measurements. 2015 was a successful season for the Tuning Akademie racing team. In a 24h race at the Nürburgring, the racing team won the world... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Magnetic Field Sensors utilize TMR technology.

April 1, 2016

Integrating 3 Tunneling Magnetoresistance sensing devices for X/Y/Z 3D magnetic field measurements, TMR23xx Series offers dynamic range up to ±500 Oe, ultra-high sensitivity to 100 mV/V/Oe, and noise performance as low as 150 pT/rtHz at 1 Hz. Supplied in LGA package as small as 4 x 4 x 2.5 mm, sensors are suited for biomedical sensing, speed and position sensing, geomagnetic sensing, metal object detection, non-destructive testing, magnetic communication, and 3D magnetic imaging. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Shaft and Hollow-Shaft Encoders simplify machine safety.

March 30, 2016

Certified for SIL2/PLd, Category 3 applications, Leine & Linde 850 Shaft and 862 Hollow-shaft Encoders allow incremental encoders to be applied where safe operation of machinery is necessary without requiring redundant encoder or secondary sensing device. Output signal validity is assured by comparing raw sensor signals to digital output states and validating that against actual values output to control. If values are not in agreement, status signal signifies output is invalid. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HDCVI Chipset deliver HD video over 500 m on existing coax cable.

March 30, 2016

Supporting integration with image signal processor or image sensor with BT.1120 or BT.656 interface, XR5P900 single-channel encoder delivers uncompressed, 1080p HD video at 30 fps and 720p HD video at 60 fps as well as audio and control data. SD video, in NTSC or PAL formats, allows compatibility with legacy systems. Supporting input from up to 4 High Definition Composite Video Interface (HDCVI) cameras, XR5P920 can also receive 960H or D1 CCTV inputs. HDCVI 2.0 standard is fully supported. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Press-Fit Reed Sensor requires no accessories for installation.

March 22, 2016

Designed for mounting on fixed surface/frame with matching 57040 actuator mounted on moving surface/door, magnetically operated Firecracker 59040 Series features crush ribs on capsule and press-fits securely into 3/8 in. dia hole. NO, NC, and change-over contact options are available, and UL-Recognized component offers switching capability up to 200 Vdc/140 Vac at 10 W/VA. Various sensitivity and cable length options are available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precise Sensors with Temperature Compensation

March 21, 2016

Temperature fluctuations are one of the critical factors that influence the accuracy of measurement results. In particular, the measurement results of displacement sensors that work at resolutions in the micrometre range are affected by temperature fluctuations. Numerous displacement sensors from Micro-Epsilon actively compensate for temperature, providing precise measurement results. In... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Contactless LVIT Position Sensors have through-bore design.

March 18, 2016

Designed for use in factory automation or assembly machinery applications and external mounting on hydraulic cylinders to sense rod position, LZ-25 Series uses LVIT Technology&trade; and comes in nominal FS ranges from 2&ndash;36 in. Overall length is ~1.5 in. longer than linear range of unit, and 1 in. OD aluminum or stainless steel body has 1 m long radial exit cable. In addition to negating damage from mechanical overstroking, 0.295 in. dia through-bore provides clearance for 0.25 in. dia moving rod. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Modular Rotary Encoder meets motion feedback needs.

March 17, 2016

Featuring thermal position stability as well as interpolation rates related to optimized signal quality, ERO 2000 series includes scanning unit and 2 types of scales. Scanning heads come with 1 V<sub>pp</sub> analog interface, and position noise is measured to ±0.04 in. (arc sec). Scales include 20 micron graduation with full circle and segment of circle. Disk version, with 19 mm OD, offers 2,500 lines/revolution, and rectangular scale has segment-shaped disc. Mechanical disk speed limit is 14,000 rpm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Non-Contact Thickness Measurement Tool provides PC independence.

March 15, 2016

Able to be operated with end-user&#39;s PC or laptop, OptiGauge® LT does not necessitate dedicated OptiGauge Controller and offers measurement range of 12 microns to 5 mm optical thickness; accuracy is ±2 microns. Flexibility to meet diverse needs, while PC independence and USB connectivity facilitate and accelerate production line integration. Suited for lab and R&D applications, tool supports various measurement probes to suit application at hand. Read More