Safety & Security Sensors & Detectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Switches enable reliable plant operations monitoring.

July 20, 2015

Promoting safety, security, and process efficiency, Limitless™ series helps industrial facilities add independent layers of protection and optimize processes by monitoring equipment in hazardous locations. Switches can be used to provide plant operator with notification if employee uses specific equipment and can provide records on duration and time since last testing. Operating on one set of AA batteries for one year, products transmit wireless frequencies via WPAN 8.02.15.4 at 2.4 GHz. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Transponder Coded Safety Switch has integrated AS-Interface.

July 17, 2015

Via adaptor, CES-AS-C04 is directly connected to ribbon cable as slave. AS-Interface status is identifiable at all times via LEDs integrated into plug connector, while size, variable approach, and mounting options maximize design flexibility. Transponder coding in Unicode version provides protection against tampering and ensures at all versions Category 4/PLe according to EN ISO 13849-1. IP67 protection and insensitivity to vibrations permit use in harsh environments. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Switch utilizes transponder technology.

July 17, 2015

Combining principle of operation of electromechanical safety switches with guard locking and guard lock monitoring with transponder-coded safety engineering, CTP Safety Switch achieves category 4 / PLe according to EN ISO 13849-1, without additional fault exclusion. Unit features detailed diagnostic function with LED indicator on front panel to immediately show device status. Housed in plastic with metal head and IP69K protection, switch is suited for most industrial uses. Read More

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

Passive Distribution Module aids in-field safety switch wiring.

July 14, 2015

Supplied in IP67 plastic housing, passive distribution module accelerates straightforward series wiring of safety switches in field. Up to 4 products from CES-AR, CET-AR, and ESL-AR series can be connected per distributor, and modules can be connected in series to increase number of safety switches. Decentralized wiring benefits modular machine concepts as well as space-restricted control cabinets, and use of standardized cables with M12 plugs facilitates connection of safety switches. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Differential Probes offer 2 kV and 8.4 kV safety ratings.

July 14, 2015

Safety-rated for 8,485 V and 6,000 Vrms, Model HVD3605 provides test coverage of 5 kV class electrical apparatus and power electronics. Probe has 1% gain accuracy, wide differential voltage range of 7,000 V, and 100 MHz of bandwidth. Model HVD3206, safety-rated for 2,000 V and 1,500 Vdc per IEC/EN 61010-031:2015 standard, addresses solar PV string inverter requirements for 1,500 Vdc inputs. Probe has 1% gain accuracy, 2,000 Vpk differential voltage range, and 120 MHz bandwidth. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TBT Verification Tool simplifies safety compliance testing.

June 24, 2015

Fluke® PRV240 Proving Unit provides safe method for 3-point test before touch (TBT) verification of electrical test tools without placing electrician or technician in potentially hazardous electrical environments generally involving known live voltage sources. Use reduces risk of shock and arc flash and does not require personal protective equipment. Able to source 240 V of AC and DC steady-state voltage, unit can perform up to 5,000 tests per set of 4 AA batteries. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Limit Switches provide position monitoring.

May 27, 2015

Configured with positive-opening design of normally closed contacts, per IEC 60947-5-1 standards, SI Series monitors position of guards, gates, covers, and other movable machine fixtures and tooling. Units provide reliable monitoring regardless of environmental conditions and withstand any attempt to override switch and defeat system. Available with plastic or die-cast aluminum housing, switches offer multiple actuating systems, including plunger, roller, spindle-mount lever, and 2 lever styles. Read More

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

Safety Instrumented System supports up to 100 I/O points.

May 7, 2015

Delivered ready to install, wire, and configure, pre-engineered OptiSIS Solution is designed for safety instrumented system applications of 50 or 100 I/O points, including emergency shutdown systems, burner-management systems, and high-integrity pressure protection systems. Flexible inputs and outputs help confirm that system accommodates varying mix of digital and analog I/O types. Simplex I/O and fault-tolerant (dual) I/O versions are available to address different redundancy needs. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

RFID-Based Electronic Safety Sensor features magnetic latching.

April 23, 2015

RSS16 comes in magnetic latching variation with special actuator that provides latching force of ~9 lb (40 N) and allows switch to be used as door stop for small- to medium-sized safety guards. Due to integrated dual monitoring microprocessor, only one switch is required to meet PLe per ISO 13849-1 and SIL3 per IEC 62061. Serial diagnostics and individual coding of actuators are optional features, and applications include safety circuits of hinged, sliding, or removable safety guards. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Disconnect Switch features stainless steel enclosure.

March 24, 2015

Housed in non-magnetic Type 304 stainless steel enclosure, Powerswitch® MDS30-AX is rated at 30 A and 600 V. Non-fused safety disconnect switch is watertight and dust-tight with IP66/IP67 and NEMA Type 3R, 4X, and 12K ratings. Mounting feet stand ¾ in. from wall to enable inspection and cleaning behind unit. Made from polycarbonate, high-impact, non-conductive handle features 3 provisions for padlocks to comply with OSHA lockout and tagout capabilities. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Back-Up Alarm alerts truck drivers to obstructions, incidents.

March 3, 2015

Designed for large trucks and haulers, wireless and commercial-grade RVS-114 makes roads safer for commercial and passenger vehicles. Mounted to rear of vehicle, 4 sensors monitor events occurring at rear of vehicle. Sensors connect to control box, connected from outside/inside via wireless technology, to display placed on front of vehicle. Visual and audible warnings alert drivers of any and all hazards that may exist behind their vehicle and eliminates blind spots. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Limit meets regulatory requirements.

February 25, 2015

Approved to UL® 1998 and EN 60730 as well as WEEE, CE, and RoHS standards, SERIES LS will shut system down to prevent damage to equipment or injury to personnel. Device maximizes safety by using factory fixed set point, factory fixed hysteresis, and redundant temperature sensors to protect against single-point sensor failure. Uses include applications where control failure could cause temperature to continue to increase and cause damage to system, potential fire hazard, or product scrap. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magnetic Safety Switches feature integrated LED indicators.

February 10, 2015

Featuring tamperproof design, SMA Series provides contactless safety monitoring of machine doors. Integrated LED technology gives machine operators immediate indication of safety door's interlock status to minimize incidence of unscheduled downtime. Rated for 48 Vdc/0.2 A, interlock switches feature NO/NO/NC contacts with actuating distance of 7–20 mm. SMA 0249 models are designed with M12 connector, while SMA 0243 devices have 3 m open-wire cable integral to unit. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Non-Industrial Products

Waterproof Sensor Pads help maximize patient safety.

January 27, 2015

Part of Sensatec® Fall Management Solution, bed and chair sensor pads are antimicrobial and reusable. Pads connect with universal 4-pin connector compatible with all 600 Series Sensatec alarm units. Made of non-slip, latex-free materials, products can be completely submerged and cleaned with germicidal bleach-type solutions for optimal infection control. Typical applications include hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and senior living communities. Read More

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

X-Ray Screening System aids anti-terrorism efforts.

January 5, 2015

Linked to any X-ray machine used to screen for prohibited items, SecureTech™ instantly transmits suspect images and real-time video to remote operations centers for analysis. Technicians view video stream live while speaking with onsite individual as to level of threat parcel posses. Final evaluation process manipulates image to determine if item is considered Threat/No Threat. Technology also allows for Internet-based training by providing immediate access to experienced bomb technicians. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

RFID-Based Electronic Safety Sensor has compact form factor.

October 8, 2014

Intended for application in safety circuits of hinged, sliding, or removable safety guards, RSS260 features LED status indicator, integrated dual monitoring microprocessor, optional serial diagnostics, and optional individual coding of actuators. Availability of standard actuator (RST-260-1); flat, elongated actuator (RST-16-1); and compact, rectangular target (RST-U-1) affords mounting flexibility. Sensor will accept any of these target actuators from 2 approach directions. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fall Management System features restraint-free design.

October 2, 2014

Designed to monitor patients or residents at risk of falling, Sensatec® Fall Management Solution brings added safety to senior living communities, hospitals, and rehabilitation facilities. Products include foldable bed and chair sensor pads, toilet sensor pad, and seat belt sensor, which connect to Sensatec alarm units to alert staff if at-risk patient or resident tries to get up without assistance. Made with non-slip, latex-free material, pads include protective connector plug. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Standstill Motor Monitor serves machine safety applications.

September 12, 2014

Using electromagnetic feedback (EMF) technology, DIN rail-mounted SVM4001K Series provides machine safety engineers with sensorless method of detecting motion in machinery applications. Standstill monitor, rated for 690 V and frequencies up to 5 kHz, is compatible with single- and 3-phase AC motors, DC motors, as well as VFD and servo-driven motors. Selectable voltage thresholds and programmable time delays let machine safety engineers customize device to application. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Fasteners & Hardware

Safety System Escape Release permits unlocking from inside.

July 17, 2014

Designed for protecting and monitoring safety guards such as doors and flaps on machines and installations, Safety System ESL consists of handle and interlocking module equipped with transponder-coded safety technology CES. Escape release permits quick and straightforward unlocking of safety guard from inside, even if handle is locked. Release engages when actuated and prevents renewed closing of door. To close door and switch safety outputs on again, detent knob must be actuated. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

RFID Safety Switches maintain PLe and SIL3 levels.

July 16, 2014

Suitable for machines where hazardous conditions remain even after machines have been switched off, NG Series creates circuits with max safety level PLe and SIL3. Units can be connected in series up to max number of 32 devices, while maintaining safety levels. With electronic system for detection of actuator based on RFID technology, switches prevent tampering using another actuator of same series. Interlocking system guarantees actuator maximum holding force equal to 7,500 N. Read More