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Sensors Monitors & Transducers -> Sensors & Detectors -> Displacement & Dimension Sensors


Displacement & Dimension Sensors







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Light Grid identifies parts and determines positions.

Balluff, Inc.    Florence, KY 41042-0937
Apr 17, 2014 Consisting of transmitter with red light laser and receiver, Model BLA offers object detection with width of 50 mm, range up to 2 m, and 0.01 mm resolution. Device works without additional accessories such as PC or special software, and all settings can be made via display in receiver. Encased in rugged industrial housing, emitter and receiver can be aligned using live graphic display. With light grid, different objects can be detected, compared, and sorted based on minimal differences in size.

Video Signal Processor is future-proofed for IP and Ultra HD.

Imagine Communications    San Diego,, CA 92130
Apr 14, 2014 Selenio X100 intelligent, dual-channel 1RU frame synchronizer and converter delivers diverse processing capabilities for video, audio, data, and metadata. Future-proofed for uncompressed baseband over IP and Ultra HD (UHD), architecture ensures support for hybrid, next-generation TV and production systems. From ingest and outbound processing and tape archive to production and post-production applications, processor integrates into signal workflow of any broadcast environment.

Laser Sensor measures from 100-1,000 mm.

Laser Sensor measures from 100-1,000 mm.

Banner Engineering Corp.    Minneapolis, MN 55441
Apr 10, 2014 Designed with linear array technology, Model LE550 provides repeatability and accurate measurement of challenging targets ranging from shiny metal to black rubber. Non-contact unit is suitable for roll diameter, loop control, thickness measurement, and positioning. Enclosed in die-cast zinc housing with IP67-rated polycarbonate lens cover, Model LE550 features 2-line, 8-character display and Class 2 laser beam. Metal, rotatable connector and multiple mounting bracket options are available.

Thickness Gauge measures battery electrode coatings.

Faustel Inc.    Germantown, WI 53022
Apr 10, 2014 Used to monitor thickness of coatings on lithium-ion battery electrodes directly on coating line, Model WEBFREX3ES consists of up to 5 frames, which accommodate Beta-ray type sensor, measurement manager station to generate coat weight profiles, operator stations, and profile stack server. System provides high-speed synchronization scanning, automatic identification of coated or non-coated parts, zone trend panel, profile data tracking, and material coefficient window.

Shaft Protected Position Sensors withstand harsh environments.

Shaft Protected Position Sensors withstand harsh environments.

Novotechnik U.S., Inc.    Southborough, MA 01772
Apr 09, 2014 Offering stroke lengths from 50–750 mm, LWX-002 Series provides linearity to 0.04% and repeatability of 0.01 mm. All metal sensor shaft is protected over range of motion with SS304 alloy, 0.9 mm thick stainless steel shield. Backlash-free pivot heads facilitate mounting and permit ±12.5% free movement, while hydraulic shaft seal provides IP67 rating. To compensate for pressure that can build up due to push rod movement, sensors incorporate differential pressure compensation system.

Laser Distance Sensor  includes intuitive 2-line display.

Laser Distance Sensor includes intuitive 2-line display.

Banner Engineering Corp.    Minneapolis, MN 55441
Apr 03, 2014 Featuring IP67-rated, NEMA 6 die-cast housing for use in harsh conditions, Model LE550 is capable of accurately sensing wide range of colors and materials. Linear array provides accurate measurements from 100–1,000 mm on variety of challenging targets, from black rubber to shiny metal. Typical applications include roll diameter, loop control, object measurement, sorting, and positioning. Multiple sensors can be installed in close proximity for precise measurements.

Magnetic Inductive Flow Sensor provides ±1% accuracy.

Magnetic Inductive Flow Sensor provides ±1% accuracy.

Dwyer Instruments, Inc.    Michigan City, IN 46361
Mar 31, 2014 Unlike sensors with moving parts, Series MFS2 can measure contaminated media in ½, ¾, 1, or 1 ¼ in. diameter pipes. Electromagnetic PVDF flowmeter is available for flow ranges from 0.02–66 gpm. Any change in temperature, density, viscosity, concentration, or electrical conductivity does not affect output signal. Providing obstruction-free pipe cross section, Series MFS2 is suitable for accurate reversible gauging of volume flow of conductive liquids in closed piping.

Fiber Optic Position Sensor offers 14-bit single-turn resolution.

Fiber Optic Position Sensor offers 14-bit single-turn resolution.

Micronor    Newbury Park, CA 91320
Mar 28, 2014 Featuring all-optical design immune to any EMI and other harsh environment conditions, MR330 series offers inherently safe operation and interference-free sensor transmission over distances exceeding 300 m. Absolute rotary encoder measures absolute angular position from 0° to 360° via programmable 13-bit (8,192 count) or 14-bit (13,950 count) resolution at speeds exceeding 2,500 rpm. Firmware also tracks turns up to 12 bits (4,096 revolutions).

Mini Incremental Optical Encoder has filtering optics, AGC, AOC.

Renishaw Inc    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Mar 19, 2014 With readhead as small as 6.7 x 12.7 x 20.5 mm, ATOM™ non-contact optical linear and rotary incremental encoder system uses filtering optics with Auto Gain Control (AGC) and Auto Offset Control (AOC) for optimal signal stability and dirt immunity. Encoder offers analog speeds to 20 m/sec (29,000 rpm on 17 mm disc) and digital resolutions to 1 nm when used with Renishaw interpolation electronics. Scale options include linear and rotary (angle) scales in stainless steel and glass.

Ultrasonic Sensor has compact, surface mount design.

Ultrasonic Sensor has compact, surface mount design.

Murata Electronics North America, Inc.    Smyrna, GA 30080
Mar 18, 2014 Measuring 5.2 x 5.2 x 1.15 mm, MA40H1S-R series can deliver up to 100 dB sound pressure at 40 kHz. Operating voltage is 6 Vp-p, and sensor has -6 dB full angle beam of 80°. Structural design, including ceramic element, minimizes required mounting space. Typical areas of use include distance measurement, position detection, and 3D gesture detection applications in portable equipment.

Capacitive Displacement Sensor offers 50 picometer precision.

Capacitive Displacement Sensor offers 50 picometer precision.

Lion Precision Inc.    St. Paul, MN 55126 7014
Mar 13, 2014 Designed to measure position/displacement, Elite Series CPL490 offers resolution of less than 7 ppm, even at 15 kHz bandwidth. Unit can resolve target position changes of less than 100 picometers while objects are moving at 15 kHz. When bandwidth is increased to 50 kHz, precision is still less than 0.3 nm. Sensor features bar graph display indicating probe position within its calibrated range and adjustable offset to zero output. Linearity is less than 0.2% and error band is less than 0.3%.

LVDT Linear Position Sensors withstand extreme environments.

Alliance Sensors Group    Moorestown, NJ 08057
Mar 12, 2014 Available in ranges from 3–15 in., LA-25-A Series is designed with 1 in. diameter heavy wall housing made of aluminum or stainless steel and 2 double-contact shaft seals that keep fluids and contaminants out of bore. Core is enclosed in 3/8 in. diameter core extension rod assembly from which it can never break loose. Offering choice of axial connectors or cable in metal cord grip, sensors are environmentally sealed to IP68 and provide continuous operation at temperatures up to 220°F.

Touchless Rotary Angle Sensors offer 10 output choices.

Touchless Rotary Angle Sensors offer 10 output choices.

Novotechnik U.S., Inc.    Southborough, MA 01772
Mar 05, 2014 Utilizing magnetic pickup to provide touchless measurement range of 0° to 360°, IP69K-rated RFC4800 Series provides absolute, rotary position; up to 12 bit resolution; 0.1° repeatability; and ±0.5% independent linearity. Outputs include SSI, Incremental, SPI, 0.1–10 V, 4–20 mA, 0.25–4.75 V ratiometric to supply, 0.5–4.5 V ratiometric, 2 PNP switches, and redundant analog. Along with positive switched outputs, features include user- or pre-programmable switching zone width.

Continuous Position Sensor offers stable response despite UV/EUV.

Continuous Position Sensor offers stable response despite UV/EUV.

Opto Diode Corp.    Newbury Park, CA 91320
Mar 03, 2014 Available in TO-8 windowless package with 5 x 5 mm active area, ODD-SXUV-DLPSD duo-lateral UV/EUV submicron-position resolution sensor provides stable response after exposure to ultraviolet (UV) and/or extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation. Continuous position sensing photodiode, designed for position detection of light from 1–400 nm wavelengths, offers 0.20 A/W typ responsivity at 13 nm (0.02 A/W typ at 254 nm). Under operating conditions, dark current is 10 nA typ and 50 nA max.

Incremental Encoders use precision measurement technology.

Incremental Encoders use precision measurement technology.

Posital America    Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
Feb 26, 2014 Using precision magnetic measurement technology and signal processing software running on 32-bit MPUs, incremental encoders of IXARC series generate output signals each time shaft rotates certain amount. Products are available in thousands of configurations with HTL (Push-Pull) or TTL (RS422) interfaces, different types of electrical connectors, and range of shaft and flange diameters. Heavy-duty models with IP69K-rated housings and seals can withstand wet and dirty environments.

Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge provides ±0.5% accuracy.

Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge provides ±0.5% accuracy.

Dwyer Instruments, Inc.    Michigan City, IN 46361
Feb 26, 2014 Equipped with 4-digit, 0.394 in. LCD, Model UTG measures thickness from 0.047–7.874 in. with 0.001 in. resolution. Unit includes adjustable sound velocity option for measuring variety of materials. With gauge, users can find wall thickness of pipe when programming ultrasonic transmitter without cutting or removing section of pipe to measure it. Operating from 32–122°F, Model UTG is also suitable for monitoring corrosion in closed vessels such as boilers and chemical tanks.

Advanced CNC increases milling/turning machine capabilities.

Advanced CNC increases milling/turning machine capabilities.

Siemens Industry, Inc.    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Feb 25, 2014 To improve accuracy, surface finish, safety, and communication capabilities for basic milling and turning machines, Sinumerik 808D Advanced offers up to 5 axes/spindle motion control on single machine channel. Drive bus communication occurs between CNC and drive for maximum position control, and data transfer is supported over standard Ethernet protocol. Auto Servo Tuning (AST) lends to optimal surface quality and repeatable part accuracy in mold and die applications.

Metrology System offers non-destructive, 3D surface profiling.

Metrology System offers non-destructive, 3D surface profiling.

Leica Microsystems, Inc.    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Feb 20, 2014 Combining lateral resolution up to 140 nm via confocal microscopy and vertical resolution up to 0.1 nm with interferometry, Leica DCM8 provides surface analysis of materials and components. Instrument is also suitable for color documentation of samples. Wide choice of Leica objectives, together with 4 LED light sources and integrated CCD camera, deliver true-to-life color images. With XY topography-stitching mode, users can obtain seamless, precise model of larger area.

Absolute Encoders support DeviceNet communications.

Absolute Encoders support DeviceNet communications.

Advanced Micro Controls, Inc.    Terryville, CT 06786
Feb 20, 2014 Offered in single- and multi-turn versions, NR25 Series is compatible with all devices that support DeviceNet. Rotary sensors provide overall measuring range up to 30 bits total, 16 bits per turn and 12 or 14 bit number of turns. Resolution, count direction, measurement range, velocity format, and position preset are programmable. Offered in flange mount, servo mount, solid shaft, and hub shaft versions, IP67-rated encoders include two M12 connectors that supply power and DeviceNet connectivity.

USB H.264 A/V Codec includes GPS, incremental encoder interfaces.

USB H.264 A/V Codec includes GPS, incremental encoder interfaces.

Sensoray Co., Inc.    Tigard, OR 97223
Feb 14, 2014 Powered from single USB port, Model 2253P can simultaneously produce 2 different video streams from one composite input and send them out via USB. Video and audio are available as elementary streams or may be multiplexed in MP4 container format. Also, product can perform as decoder — converting compressed A/V stream into analog video and audio signals — and offers closed-caption support for H.264 streams. GPS receiver and 2 incremental encoder interfaces are accessible via 2 RJ-45 sockets.




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