Electrical Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Voltage/Ground Fault Monitors promote battery protection and life.

March 20, 2015

Featuring 4 Form C contacts, VGM-100 Battery Voltage and Ground Fault Monitor reads battery status, detects out-of-limit conditions, and provides alarm conditions at user settings. Real-time battery ground fault monitor, GFM-100, displays positive or negative ground fault message and can activate one of 4 Form C contacts. Upon detecting over/under voltage condition, VM-100 Battery String Voltage Monitor displays voltage over/under status and activates  4 Form C contacts. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AFCI Receptacle helps prevent electrical fires.

March 18, 2015

Available in 15 and 20 A models, Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter Receptacle protects against electrical fires by detecting arc faults and de-energizing circuit. Ground terminal back-wire speeds installation, while auto-ground clip assures positive ground to metal box. Featuring thermoplastic construction, receptacle is impact- and tamper-resistant with automatic shutter system that prevents children from inserting objects. Unit takes #14-10 AWG stranded or solid, copper, or copperclad conductors. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Current Probe evaluates switch mode power supplies.

March 5, 2015

At 100 MHz bandwidth, R&S RT-ZC20B Current Probe can measure AC and DC of max 30 A (RMS)/50 A (peak) current with resolution of 10 mA. Via probe interface, R&S RTO, R&S RTE, and R&S RTM oscilloscopes automatically detect up to 4 current probes connected in parallel. Instruments also automatically adjust vertical scaling and zeroing settings. Degaussing function is activated directly on instrument. With oscilloscopes' 16-bit high definition option, currents less than 1 mA can also be measured. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Mini-Clamp Meter spot checks electrical systems.

March 3, 2015

Measuring 5.8 in. tall, pocket-sized AMP-25 AC/DC TRMS Mini-Clamp measures AC/DC load (60/300 A) and in-rush current for motor start-up monitoring, with features like True-RMS for accuracy in electrically noisy environments, non-contact voltage detection, and 300 A low pass filter for variable frequency drive testing. Meter is safety rated CAT III 600 V and features DCA zero and data hold functions, auto power off, 1 in. jaw opening, and backlit screen. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Static Meters come in handheld and inline models.

February 4, 2015

Providing precision measurement of static electricity, temperature, and humidity, SK Series of Electrostatic Sensors allow user to monitor charges on parts or check static eliminator performance while viewing or outputting data as required. Handheld SK-H050 features built-in laser aim, 180° rotating head, and large LCD. Integrated into existing machine, inline SK-050 displays measurements on integrated amplifier or via RS-232, EtherNet/IP, and analog voltage/current output. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Toroidal Conductivity Transmitter serves hygienic applications.

December 29, 2014

Supplied in seamless, gap-free, NEMA 6P/IP69K stainless steel or plastic housing that withstands CIP operations, Smartec CLD18 food-safe PEEK toroidal sensor features potted electronics and FDA-listed wetted materials and uses inductive technique to measure conductivity from 200 µS/cm to 1,000 mS/cm. Transmitter also has platinum RTD Pt 1000 temperature sensor, embedded in PEEK body, and both outputs are via 0–20 or 4–20 mA signal. Binary input allows range switching. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Compact Angle Sensor has return spring and 26 mm housing profile.

December 5, 2014

Supplied in plastic housing and sealed to IP67 with mounting o-ring, SP1600 Series converts rotational angle into voltage output. Return spring compresses in CW direction and decompresses in CCW. Along with integrated 3-pin AMP Tyco Micro Quadlock connector, features include -30 to +120°C operating range, defined electrical angles of 120° and 105° on separate models, nominal resistance of 5 kΩ, linearity of ±2% of supply voltage, and life expectancy of ≥4 million movements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Intelligent Dataloggers send HVAC/R data over BACnet.

November 17, 2014

When connected to Modbus gateway, Series 3 dataTaker Intelligent Data Loggers can communicate over BACnet for such HVAC verification applications as energy efficiency and air quality monitoring. Universal analog input channels provide flexibility to monitor temperature, humidity, and current/voltage; store data to memory; and transfer it over Bacnet. These intelligent dataloggers also incorporate serial and Ethernet capabilities. Read More

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

Circuit Breaker Finder performs multiple functions.

November 7, 2014

Comprising transmitter and receiver, BF20 Circuit Breaker Finder with NCV Detector and GFCI Outlet Checker determines circuit breaker or fuse associated with any 110 V outlet without interrupting power. Fully automatic unit also detects energized lines, cables, and outlets; tests for and identifies common outlet wiring faults; and verifies operation of GFCI circuits. Designed to comply with safety standard IEC 61010-1, instrument includes circuit that eliminates false positives. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Solar PV Components target 1,500 Vdc applications.

October 30, 2014

Intended for use in solar PV applications, 1,500 Vdc-rated components include such products as disconnect switches, molded case switches, contactors, surge protective devices, and voltage/current sensors. Some components are rated up to 3,000 A at 1,500 Vdc and carry various UL and/or IEC certifications. All are designed to meet development trends towards large-scale, 1,500 Vdc utility power plants. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Materials & Material Processing

Static Grounding Relay helps control ignition risk.

October 13, 2014

Featuring HAZLOC-approved, Intrinsically Safe-certified circuit, Earth-Rite® OMEGA II monitors resistance of circuits designed to ground equipment subject to electrostatic charging. Adjustable resistance monitoring settings of 2, 4, 10, and 600 Ω accommodate requirements of diverse applications. While 2-pole FM-approved static grounding clamps and Cen-Stat™ grounding cable connect relay to hazardous area equipment, internal 2 dry changeover contacts allow interlocking with process equipment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fluorescent Light Tester eliminates trial, error, and rework.

September 10, 2014

In less than 30 seconds, Fluke® 1000FLT can perform all essential tests, including lamp tester, ballast tester, non-contact voltage detector, pin continuity tester, and ballast discriminator. Point-and-shoot ballast discriminator speeds replacement of old magnetic ballasts with energy-efficient electronic models by identifying what type of ballast is in fixture before user climbs ladder. In addition to belt-style holster, tester comes with metal test rod that extends up to 31 in. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Digital Fiber Optic Current Sensor has free standing design.

August 26, 2014

Suited for current measurement applications in 245–800 kV substations, FOCS-FS has digital interface capability that fosters deployment in digital substations and facilitates adaptability to future substation automation needs. Sensor complies with IEC 61850 open systems communication protocol, facilitates development of digital substations, and enables smart grids. Free of magnetic saturation, sensor can capture fast transient currents, short circuit currents, and AC with DC-offset. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Condition Monitoring System reports shaft current issues.

August 13, 2014

Smart CDR™ provides users with instant feedback on how CDR® (Current Diverter Ring®) is performing with regards to diverting shaft currents away from bearings to ground. By diverting harmful shaft currents to ground, solution help prevent fluting on bearings as well as premature bearing failure in variable frequency drive (VFD)-driven motors. Interface alerts users in real-time if there is not optimal contact between grounding brushes and shaft. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Clamp-On Current Sensor fits existing solid conductors.

August 5, 2014

Able to be clamped onto existing solid conductor without having to disconnect conductor, Sidewinder PA3828NL has linear current range of 0.1–200 A with 1.0% accuracy for precision power measuring applications at 50/60 Hz AC. This di/dt AC current sensor, with 6.2 mm ID, opens to 7.0 mm to clamp onto conductor. Clamp feature can be opened and closed multiple times. Another application for this core-less, RoHS-compliant product is arc fault AC current monitoring. Read More

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

Conductivity/Temperature Sensor delivers at-a-glance measurements.

August 1, 2014

Intended for food, pharmaceutical, and water treatment, CombiLyz has IP69K-rated, hygienic, stainless steel design suited for use in CIP and SIP processes for monitoring concentrations in liquids or for phase separation of different media. Selection of 14 measuring ranges from 500 µS/cm to 1,000 mS/cm is available, results accuracy offers max deviation of <1%, and response time is <0.3 sec (conductivity) and <15 sec (temperature). Display can simultaneously show multiple process variables. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Shaft Grounding/Monitoring Ring serves critical applications.

July 22, 2014

Featuring real-time functionality, AEGIS® iPRO-MR combines shaft voltage bearing protection with continuous monitoring of shaft voltage levels from remote location. Assembly features 8 rows of conductive microfiber: 6 provide bearing protection, while 2 isolated rows allow for voltage monitoring. Combined shaft grounding ring and shaft monitoring ring promotes uptime and reliability of motors and generators in critical applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Current Sensing Switches provide limit alarm contact.

July 7, 2014

Offered with 0–10 or 0–200 analog setpoint ranges, ASD Series provides either NO or NC magnetically isolated solid-state output switching for control circuits up to 240 Vac. Single turn potentiometer allows trip point to be set before sensor is installed or before monitored circuit is energized, while LED display enables visual indication of where contact changes. Housed in UL94 VO flammability rated case, switches are equipped with external 24 Vac/Vdc power supply and operate from -4 to 122°F. Read More

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

Conductivity Sensor integrates into inline systems.

July 2, 2014

Suited for cooling tower monitoring and other processing environments, CS8000TC electrode has conductivity cell constant of k=1.0 ±10% for wide measurement range within its temperature/pressure of 60°C/100 psig. Temperature compensation is included with choice of 4 sensor types: 10K, 30K NTC, Pt100, and Pt1000 RTD. Keyed flange facilitates sensor orientation, detachable cable assembly negates need to pull cable through conduit, and sensors can be removed without tools for cleaning/calibration. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Cable Verifiers troubleshoot voice, data, and video cables.

June 23, 2014

Available in 3 versions, VDV II Series checks integrity and detects all wiring faults in low-voltage copper cables commonly deployed in residential, commercial, and industrial installations, including telephone wiring, LAN, and coaxial cabling. Wiremapping units capture details such as opens, shorts, reverses, miswires, and split pairs. By eliminating need for separate testers or adapters, integrated RJ11/RJ12, RJ45, and F-Type coaxial connectors help accelerate testing of cables. Read More