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VORTAB Flow Conditioners Improve Liquid Flow Meter Accuracy and Repeatability

August 12, 2016

Improved Accuracy for dP, Magnetic, Ultrasonic and Turbine Flow Meters San Marcos, CA — Process and plant engineers who need to add a liquid flow meter in already crowded equipment areas where there is an insufficient straight pipe run will find VORTAB® Flow Conditioners ensure a smooth flow profile for accurate measurement by flow meters, which often must be installed in close proximity... Read More

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KROHNE to Showcase Wide Range of Water and Wastewater Products at WEFTEC 2016

July 18, 2016

Visit booth 3807 to learn more about the latest analytical sensors, flow meters, and level meters Peabody, MA:  KROHNE, Inc. will showcase a wide range of its industry-leading water and wastewater products, including its line of analytical sensors at WEFTEC 2016, Booth 3807. The 89th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference will be held September 26th – 28th... Read More

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Non-Contact Radar Level Sensor excels in solids.

July 15, 2016

Designed for optimal performance in powders and bulk solids, BinMaster NCR-80 uses 80 GHz frequency that focuses signal in narrow 4° beam angle for precise aiming to avoid flow stream, internal structure, or sidewall buildup. Unit offers measuring range up to 393 ft and accuracy within 0.2 in. Available with stainless steel swivel flange or with plastic antenna, sensor is suited for continuous level measurement in tall and narrow vessels where there is excessive noise or dust. Read More

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Non-Contact Vision Probe enhances REVO measurement capabilities.

July 8, 2016

Intended for use with REVO® 5-axis measurement system on co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs), RVP increases multi-sensor capability by adding non-contact inspection to existing touch-trigger, high-speed tactile scanning and surface finish measurement capability. Thin sheet metal parts or components with large numbers of holes as small as 0.5 mm as well as parts not suitable for tactile measurement can be fully inspected with this vision measurement probe. Read More

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Rotor Insertion Flowmeter feature hot-tappable design.

July 7, 2016

Utilizing SMART multivariable electronics, Model RIM20 measures mass or volumetric flow, density, temperature, and pressure. Low-mass rotor design is fabricated from single solid block of stainless steel, with no welded joints. Hot-tappable design make installation and service possible without shutdown. Applications include measurement of steam and natural gas flows for fiscal or load control and heat flow calculations for chilled, hot water and other liquids/gases in line sizes from 3–80 in. Read More

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Electronic Level Sensor withstands harsh chemicals.

July 1, 2016

Utilizing guided wave radar for level measurement, Model LR2050 resists turbulence and suppresses foam, making it suited for detection of cleaning liquid in parts cleaning systems, monitoring of hydraulic oil in hydraulic power units, and detection of cooling water in industrial cooling systems. Stainless steel sensor operates up to 212°F and is unaffected by changes in media density, pressure, and temperature. It is IO-Link-enabled and includes digital LED display with push-button programming. Read More

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Compact Ultrasonic Sensors come in metal housings.

July 1, 2016

Using time of flight measurement for position and level sensing applications, ultrasonic sensors come in stainless steel housing. Respective sensing ranges for M18 cube and M18 tubular designs are up to 1.2 and 2.2 m. Along with digital and analog outputs, features include pushbutton sensitivity adjustment and vibrating sound transducer. Detection occurs regardless of target color, transparency, or surface reflectivity and is not subject to interference from UV light or direct sunlight. Read More

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Thermal Mass Flow Meters for Gases offer 3-contact alarm module.

June 20, 2016

Used for scientific gas flow measurements from 0–10 sccm up to 480 slpm, red-y compact 2 series operates on one AA battery or from Micro-USB or 12–30 Vdc supply. Users can set 20+ flow units and adjust ~50 variables via touchscreen. Also, units can also be supplied with up to 3 different gases or gas mixtures and offer dynamic range of up to 100:1 with accuracy of ±1% FS. Retrofit alarm module features 3 alarm contacts, 2 optical isolated input channels, and configurable alarm contact. Read More

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Thermal Mass Flow Meter utilizes 3-contact alarm module.

June 17, 2016

Operating on one AA battery for up to 6 months, red-y compact 2 thermal mass flow meter provides gas flow measurements from 0–10 sccm to 480 slpm. Without connecting to computer, users can set more than 20 flow units and adjust nearly 50 variables through touchscreen. Unit has dynamic range up to 100:1 and accuracy of ±1% of full scale. Alarm module, which can be retrofitted to meter in field, features 3 alarm contacts and 2 optical isolated input channels to optionally reset alarm remotely. Read More

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MTS Adds NEC and CEC Approvals to Hazardous Area and Safety Area Sensor Offering

June 13, 2016

Cary, N.C - MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC), announced today that the Temposonics® T-Series product line is now certified to NEC and CEC Standards 500, 505 and 506. NEC and CEC certifications are used in US and Canada to ensure that equipment meets specified standards for operating in potentially hazardous conditions. The T-Series linear positons sensors, which... Read More

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Non-Contact Analog Angle Sensor has hermetically sealed housing.

June 10, 2016

Supplied in IP69K-rated, laser-welded, stainless steel 1.4404 housing, POSIROT® PRAS6 can be used in humid, wet, dirty, and underwater environments. Solid-state Hall Technology, which imparts shock and vibration resistance, enables magnetic, contactless angular displacement and position measurement of rotating objects from 0° to 360°. Outputs are either voltage (0.5–10 V, 0.5–4.5 V) or current (4–20 mA), resolution is ±0.3% (60° to 360°) and ±0.1% (15° to 45°), and linearity is ±0.3% FS. Read More

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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.
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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

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Sparling Instruments' Flow Meters CRN-Certified in All 13 Canadian Provinces and Territories

June 6, 2016

EL MONTE, CALIFORNIA – Sparling Instruments has earned CRN (Canadian Registration Number) pressure vessel certification in all of Canada's 13 provinces and territories. This means that throughout Canada, customers with industrial, municipal, agricultural, and oil and gas industry applications can purchase premium Sparling flow meters for their liquid process systems. From water treatment... Read More

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Standard Motor Products Releases 186 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

June 6, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 186 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2016 model year covering more than 67.5 million additional VIO. SMP introduced 90 new sensors covering 23 million VIO. Highlights include 47 accelerator pedal sensors, 16 ABS speed sensors, 7 mass air flow (MAF)... Read More

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Confocal Sensor offers measuring range of 28 mm.

June 6, 2016

Used for high-precision displacement and distance measurements, confocalDT IFS2405-28 enables large offset distance of 220 mm from target, making it useful when measuring against hot surfaces. One-sided thickness measurement of transparent or multi-layer objects is also possible. With measuring range of 28 mm, sensor can be mounted at safe distance from object to be measured. Confocal chromatic measuring principle is non-contact, maintenance-free, and provides long-term stability. Read More

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Linear Position Sensors feature magnet-free design.

June 2, 2016

ME (embedded) , MR (port-mount), MHP (port mount 25 mm hex housing), and SS-7 (subsea port-mount) Series, used to measure ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, fit into gun-drilled cylinder and operate up to 85°C. Along with 1–24 in. measurement ranges, contactless products feature IEC IP67 aluminum or stainless steel housing, DC voltage or current analog output, and SenSet™ Field Adjustable Scaling. SS-7 Series operates to depth of 12,000 ft. Read More

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Touchless Rotary Angle Sensors feature CANopen output.

June 1, 2016

Utilizing magnetic pickup, RFC4800 Series provides absolute, rotary position with 0–360° measurement range, 14-bit resolution, repeatability of 0.36°, and independent linearity of ±0.5%. Offset, scale, direction of rotation, steps over position measurement range, reporting of speed by channel, limit switches and their initial state as well as baud rate are all programmable. Operating from -40 to +105°C, IP69K-rated sensors are available in CANopen output version that is CiA DS-301 compliant. Read More

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Laser Level Measurement Sensor features tight 1° beam.

May 31, 2016

Measuring single point on material surface in tight 1° beam so there is no beam divergence, Model LL-100 is suitable for use in very narrow vessels or constrained spaces. Non-contact sensor has measuring range up to 160 ft with ±1 in. accuracy. Unit offers continuous level monitoring with update rate of 8 times/sec. Used in bulk solids, pellets, or granular materials of all material dielectrics, Model LL-100 supports level control, plugged chute detection, and buildup monitoring applications. Read More

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Touchless In-Cylinder Rod-Style Sensors come in 5 output versions.

May 26, 2016

Designed for integration in hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders, TH1 Series linear position sensors come in voltage, current, CANopen, SSI, and impulse output interface versions. Electronic components remain outside of cylinder, and magnetic pick-up position marker mounts on application's piston rod. Operating under pressure up to 350 bar (600 bar peak), sensors offer ±0.03% FS repeatability, 1 µm resolution, and < ±0.02% FS absolute linearity. Standard stroke lengths range from 50–4,250 mm. Read More