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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&ndash;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&ndash;15 ft and 0&ndash;33 ft water measurement ranges and 0.25% FS accuracy, features include ceramic diaphragm, PFA-coated cable, and 30 and 49 ft cable lengths.<br /> Read More

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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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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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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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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&ndash;24 in. measurement ranges, contactless products feature IEC IP67 aluminum or stainless steel housing, DC voltage or current analog output, and SenSet&trade; 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&ndash;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&#39;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&ndash;4,250 mm. Read More

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Flow/No Flow Sensor prevents cross contamination hazards.

May 20, 2016

Using microwave Doppler technology for communication, Flow Detect 2000 detects whether material is still flowing through distributor leg, chute, feeder, or pipeline. Non-intrusive sensor, featuring North American Class II, Division 1 Groups E/F/G and ATEX Zone 21 hazardous location approvals, installs through 1 ¼ in. NPT opening and does not come into contact with flow stream. Sensing element, power and output connections, and adjustment controls are located in single NEMA 4X enclosure.<br /> Read More

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Linear Position Sensor operates in hazardous areas.

May 18, 2016

Utilizing non-contact, wear-free magnetostrictive technology, Micropulse® TA12 offers measuring range up to 300 in. PLUS version includes USB configuration capability as well as dual-position magnet capability for monitoring 2 independent motions. Supplied in corrosion-resistant 316L stainless steel housing with field-replaceable electronics module, explosion proof sensor operates from -40 to +176°F and has worldwide Class I, Div 1/Class I, Zone 1 hazardous area approvals. Read More

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Electromagnetic Flowmeter suits agricultural applications.

May 12, 2016

With bi-directional flow metering, OPTIFLUX 4100 provides accurate record of fluid that was moved. Unit features fully welded construction, no moving parts, and wear-resistant liner materials to withstand harsh environments and aggressive/abrasive media. Available with choice of housing and flange materials, including stainless steel, meter is suited for farming and agricultural applications, including liquid manure application, dragline pump safety, and billing for commercial applicators. Read More

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KEYENCE Clamp-On Flow Sensor Receives Innovation Award

May 11, 2016

KEYENCE´s FD-Q Clamp-On Flow Sensor has been recognized by New Equipment Digest as the 2016 Innovation Award winner. The success of the FD-Q can be directly attributed to its impact on American Manufacturing.The FD-Q, released in the summer of 2015, introduced ground-breaking technology for liquid flow monitoring in the factory automation industry. As opposed to conventional models that require... Read More

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Inductive Linear Position Sensors suit factory automation.

May 10, 2016

Featuring contactless operation, Model LR-27 has 6 ranges from 1&ndash;8 in., while Model LRL-27 has 5 ranges from 10&ndash;18 in. Units feature 1.05 in. diameter anodized aluminum housing sealed to IP67. Radial cable exit version comes with swivel rod eye ends, while axial termination versions utilize M-12 connector or 1 m cable. Operating from variety of DC voltages with choice of 4 analog outputs, sensors are suited for solar cell positioners, robotic arm position feedback, and packaging equipment. Read More

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Digital Level/Temperature Sensor combines flexibility, accuracy.

April 29, 2016

Intended to be in direct contact with fluid in tank, RU Flex Model 2100 DLS provides continuous monitoring of tank level and temperature. This chemical- and abrasion-resistant, intrinsically safe sensor, offered in 2&ndash;48 ft lengths, provides up to 2 level and 8 temperature measurements in same tank; accuracy is 3/16 in. when ordered with 1/8 in. resolution. Flexible 18 in. radius allows one-person installation without any special equipment from catwalk within 15 min. Read More

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Ultrasonic Sensors serve remote liquid level applications.

April 26, 2016

Featuring stainless steel housings, full epoxy potting, NEMA 6P/IP68 rating, and 7 kV surge protection, ToughSonic® REMOTE 30/50 are designed for irrigation automation, flood monitoring, and other remote level measurement applications. Respective max ranges are 30 and 50 ft, and both all-digital, lightning-resistant, energy efficient sensors are available with Modbus RS-232 or RS-485 serial data interface; baud Rate of 9600 is adjustable to 115200. Read More