Leak & Flaw Sensors & Detectors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

INFICON's Leak Test Solutions for HVAC, Fuel and Airbag Systems

July 7, 2016

DETROIT - The drive for cleaner air and more fuel-efficient vehicles has led to the redesign of automotive fuel and air-conditioning systems, which in turn require new and much more sensitive leak-detection systems. Recent vehicle-airbag safety concerns also have called attention to the need for even greater test accuracy in this area as well. ONE-STEP TESTING FOR BOTH HVAC AND FUEL On... Read More

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

Fountain Valley, California Beats Water Reduction Goal with Sensus Technology

July 1, 2016

Smart water network led to 23 percent decrease in water use RALEIGH, N.C. – More than a dozen water leak alerts come into the City of Fountain Valley, California each week through its new Sensus technology. It is all part of an effort to reduce water use by 20 percent in a state plagued by drought. Fountain Valley deployed Sensus technology one year ago to help the state save billions of... Read More

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

Multi-Sensor Board aids sensor design/verification.

June 21, 2016

SENSORSHLD1-EVK-101 integrates 10 sensors: analog temperature, digital barometric pressure, Hall switch, magnetometer, digital accelerometer, digital magnetometer and accelerometer, digital gyroscope and accelerometer, analog UV, digital ambient light and proximity, and digital color. Also featured, Arduino interface pins ensure compatibility with existing open-source prototyping platforms and allow immediate verification of sensor operation and facilitate sensor device design.
Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hi-Res Digital Low Pressure Sensor features internal compensation.

June 10, 2016

With error compensation performed internally, DLH Series does not require external calculation. Digital output signal incorporates single die, and I²C or SPI output interfaces with 16-/17-/18-bit resolution are available. Offering >0.25% FSS BFSL accuracy, this sensor operates from 1.68–3.6 V supply and utilizes CoBeam2™ Technology for optimal sensitivity while and reduced position sensitivity. Sensors come in 5, 10, 20, 30, and 60 in. H2O pressure ranges, gage and differential. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Level Sensor delivers stable measurements in harsh environments.

June 7, 2016

Not affected by foaming, waves, or head space vapors, HLS measures hydrostatic pressure and converts reading to analog 4–20mA signal that can be displayed on indicating transmitters or taken directly into PLC. All-CPVC housing with FPM or EPDM seals withstands corrosive fluids and environments where metals cannot perform. Along with 0–15 ft and 0–33 ft water measurement ranges and 0.25% FS accuracy, features include ceramic diaphragm, PFA-coated cable, and 30 and 49 ft cable lengths.
Read More

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

MEMSIC to Showcase Industrial, Wearable and Smart Cities IOT Sensing Solutions at Sensors Expo and Conference 2016

June 6, 2016

With over one billion sensors shipped, MEMSIC is a world leader for the consumer electronics, communications, automotive, medical and industrial sensing sectors Sensors Expo, San Jose, CA - June 1, 2016 - MEMSIC, Inc. plans to demonstrate its full range of advanced sensing technologies at the Sensors Expo and Conference, to be held June 21 to June 23, 2016 at the McEnery Convention Center in... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Amplified Pressure Sensors range from 30-6,000 psi gauge.

April 26, 2016

Featuring chemical resistant design, CPA 602 Series Piezoresistive Monolithic Ceramic Pressure Sensors are designed for pasty, polluted, and aggressive media as well as oxygen applications. Using thick-film technology, measuring bridge is printed directly onto one side of ceramic diaphragm. Structure-free backside can be directly exposed to medium to be measured. With supply voltage of 4.5–5.5 Vdc, sensors provide ratiometric output signal of 0.5–4.5 V and total error better than 0.4% FS. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Sensors suit HVAC and refrigeration equipment.

April 1, 2016

With external freeze/thaw resistance from -22 to 122°F, PX3 Series offers durable solution for accurate system pressure monitoring. Sensors perform reliably in presence of electro-magnetic fields such as near wireless signals, RF communication, and electrical devices. Featuring pressure range of 15–667 psi and tight total error band of ±1.0% FS span, transducers are suited for compressors and rooftop chillers, refrigeration systems in grocery stores, and hydraulic oil pressure monitoring. Read More

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

Accurate 79 GHz Radar increases liquid level measurement accuracy.

March 16, 2016

With 79 GHz transmission frequency, Micropilot NMR81 produces sharply focused microwave beam angle of 3° or 4° that ensures safe and reliable measurements without any interfering signals even in narrow tanks with baffles and down to bottom of tall tanks. Measuring ranges reach up to 70 m, and instrument measures up to 30 m with accuracy to ±0.5 mm in custody transfer applications. Product is also equipped with gas-tight feed-through and fulfills all API and OIML requirements.
Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Stainless Steel Pressure Sensors range from 1.5-100 psi.

March 9, 2016

Suited for hostile environments, SPM 401 Series features solid state design with 0.25% max linearity and 0.05% max hysteresis. Piezoresistive sensor chip is housed in fluid-filled cylindrical cavity and isolated from measured media by stainless steel diaphragm and body for corrosion resistance. Silicon pressure sensor is thermally compensated and has millivolt output of up to 180 mV at 1 mA supply current. Typical applications include process control systems, medical devices, and HVAC controls. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

TE Connectivity Gains DNV GL Approval for Pressure Sensors Used in Marine/Offshore Applications

March 4, 2016

Mt. Olive, NJ, – TE Connectivity announces that several models of its pressure sensors have received DNV GL type approval to complement its established ABS certification in addressing marine and offshore applications. Proof of high quality and safety standards, DNV GL approval confirms that TE Connectivity pressure sensors are compliant to their manufacturing rules with suitable facilities... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TE Connectivity Gains DNV GL Approval for Pressure Sensors Used in Marine/Offshore Applications

March 2, 2016

TE Connectivity announces that several models of its pressure sensors have received DNV GL type approval to complement its established ABS certification in addressing marine and offshore applications. Proof of high quality and safety standards, DNV GL approval confirms that TE Connectivity pressure sensors are compliant to their manufacturing rules with suitable facilities for product... Read More

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

Onset Introduces Hobomobile v. 1.4 for Android!

February 12, 2016

Adds Support for Onset's Bluetooth Water Level Logger CHESTERLAND, OH — CAS DataLoggers and Onset are proud to announce that Onset's free HOBOmobile v1.4 app for Android devices is now available for download from the Google Play Store! This new version also adds support for the new MX2001 Bluetooth Water Level Logger. Onset offers low-cost monitoring solutions for every industry.... Read More

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

Digital Differential Pressure Sensor measures 5 x 8 x 5 mm.

February 9, 2016

Sized to enhance integration and application possibilities, SDP3x series measures differential pressure (DP) and is also suited for measuring mass flow in bypass configuration. Fully calibrated and temperature-compensated sensors are reflow solderable and include various digital functions. While SDP31 is digital with I²C interface and SDP36 has analog output signal, both are manufactured with CMOSens® chips, exhibit long-term stability, and measure bi-directional flow range up to 500 Pa. Read More

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

Strain Gage Pressure Sensors suit next-gen brake systems.

February 4, 2016

Featuring eXtra-small Form Factor with body diameter less than 7.8 mm and height less than 30 mm, Micro-fused Strain Gage Pressure Sensors are intended for next-generation brake systems in hybrid, electric, and conventional vehicles. Modular port design caters to wide range of system pressures, while modular circuit architecture offers high fault detectability. MSG technology provides accurate analog and digital pressure and temperature signal conditioning from -40 to +140°C. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Media Isolated Pressure Sensors range from 30-6,000 psi gauge.

February 2, 2016

Operating from supply voltage of 2–30 Vdc, CPM 602 Series has been designed for pasty, polluted, and aggressive media, and for oxygen applications at low pressure ranges. Piezoresistive monolithic ceramic pressure sensors feature chemical resistance, compensated mV output, and total error better than 0.4% FS. Using thick-film technology, measuring bridge is printed directly onto one side of ceramic diaphragm. Structure-free backside can be directly exposed to medium to be measured. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HVAC Brain Adds Siemens Room Pressure Monitors to Online Store

January 12, 2016

HVAC Brain, Inc. (www.hvacbrain.com), retailer of HVAC/R equipment and replacement parts, has added Siemens room pressure monitors to their online selection of Siemens building automation technology products. Siemens is an industry-leading manufacturer of building automation systems and components. Siemens room pressure monitors are designed to provide... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Router enables remote pressure readings.

December 15, 2015

Providing internet connectivity for Bluetooth-enabled CirrusSense™ pressure sensors attached to refrigerant, oil, and water lines, CirrusSense™ Wireless Router enables remote pressure readings, diagnostics, and immediate email/text alerts. All-digital sensors are available in 2 compensated accuracies of 1% and 0.25% and can monitor pressure of any fluid from vacuum to 10,000 psi. Sealed to IP65 rating, sensors uses one-piece, precision-machined stainless steel diaphragm and header. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Position Sensors withstand extremely harsh environments.

December 10, 2015

Offering stroke lengths from 50–750 mm, LWX-003/004 Series provides linearity to 0.04% and repeatability of 0.01 mm. All metal sensor shaft features pressure equalization valve, and LWX-004 version also provides rod protection over its range of motion with SS304 alloy, 0.9 mm thick stainless steel shield. Additional features include differential pressure compensation system, IP67-rated hydraulic shaft seal, and backlash-free pivot heads that permit ±12.5% free movement. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

BWD Automotive Releases More Than 1,100 New Part Numbers

December 3, 2015

NEW YORK, – Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 1,100 new part numbers to its BWD® engine management line, covering domestic and import vehicles. The BWD line expansion features more than 513 million additional VIO with new key category coverage through the 2015 model year. BWD® added 440 new parts to its switch category, including power window, door lock, power... Read More