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Analog Level Sensor leverages non-contact Reed switch technology.
Elobau Sensor Technology, Inc.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Aug 26, 2014
Configured for containers or tanks, customized analog level sensor is offered with standard and 360° rotatable head options. Programmable switching points, optional temperature measurement, and materials range promote application versatility. With basic design, head is provided with closed cover, and switching points or resistance output are fed out directly. Another version offers head with pushbutton and LED; current and voltage signals can be output. Another variant offers LCD.
Pneumatic Valve Components ensure proper pressure regulation.
Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH 45239
Aug 26, 2014
Available with multiple flow and pressure options as well as power and connection options, fill and bleed circuit consists of pneumatic valve components used to inflate volume or apparatus in one controllable function and release or vent pressure in second controllable function. RoHS-compliant products support use in applications where particular pressure, firmness, or position can be controlled with addition or venting of pressure.
Rapid Alert Alarm works with spill containment scales.
Scaletron Industries, Ltd.
Plumsteadville, PA 18949
Aug 25, 2014
Housed inside integrated collection basin where leaks and spills are first detectable, Rapid Alert Alarm utilizes phototransistor to detect spills and activate relay switch. Relay may be used to trigger light or audible alarm, and can be integrated via PLC with other equipment facilitating automatic shutdowns, lockouts, and other safety procedures. Operating solely on opto-electric principle, spill alarm is powered directly from scale, operating off of 5 or 12 Vdc.
Miniature Immersion Sensor accelerates fluid temperature reading.
Malvern, PA 19355
Aug 20, 2014
With 1.5 sec response time, thermal gradient of <0.02 K/K, and ±1.5°C base temperature accuracy, NTCAIMME3 consists of NTC thermistor chip mounted in its stainless steel housing with twin PVC-insulated AWG No. 30 lead wire connections. Tip with 2.0 mm dia accelerates accurate temperature sensing with minimal heat loss through connecting wires. Available with brass collar for sealed mounting or without collar for custom mounting, RoHS-compliant product operates over -25 to +105°C range.
Bearingless Encoders suit limited space applications.
Southington, CT 06489 1534
Aug 05, 2014
Providing position and speed feedback in limited installation space, MIR 10 Encoders are fully encapsulated, non-contact magnetic sensors with up to 4096 ppr and IP66/IP67 ratings for harsh environments. Units are available with 5 Vdc supply and TTL/RS422-compatible line drivers as well as 10–30 Vdc version with pushpull. Both variants output 2 channels with 90° shift and inverted signals. Measuring 10 x 15 x 45.5 mm, encoders have matching pole wheels that fit shafts from 6–43.5 mm.
Media Isolated Pressure Sensor features headerless design.
Measurement Specialties, Inc.
Hampton, VA 23666
Jul 30, 2014
Constructed of 316L SS or ASTM Grade 2 CP titanium, Model 154B is designed without header for O-ring mounting and OEM applications where compatibility with corrosive media is required. Backside compensated unit offers pressure ranges of 0–300 psi gage and 0–28 bar absolute with non-linearity of ±0.3% span. Operating from -40 to +105°C with compensated temperature range of -20 to +85°C, sensor is suited for dialysis machines, salt/brackish water measurements, and refrigeration/compressors.
Ultrasonic Sensors offer flexible output configurations.
Carlo GAVAZZI Automation Components
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Jul 23, 2014
Suitable for difficult distance and level applications, Long Range UA30CAD60 Series offers two different output configurations: 2 digital NPN or PNP outputs, or analog output in either 4–20 mA or 0–10 Vdc as well as one digital NPN or PNP output. Units feature sensing distances of 250–6,000 mm and are available in either cabled or M12 quick-disconnect versions. Operating from 12–30 Vdc power supply, IP67-rated sensors are set up via simple teach routine.
Capacitive Controller provides precision distance measurement.
Raleigh, NC 27617
Jul 21, 2014
Offering resolution of 0.015% FSO at bandwidth of 1 kHz, capaNCDT 6110 is suitable for measuring displacement, distance, and position. Sensor and target act as electrodes of plate-type capacitor, and change of distance between plates influences total system capacity. Distance to measurement object may be determined proportionally via amplitude of alternating voltage on sensor. Applications include automation systems, semiconductor production, mechanical engineering, medicine, and test cells.
Capacitive Displacement Measurement System is modular, flexible.
Raleigh, NC 27617
Jul 18, 2014
As modular, multi-channel measurement system for capacitive displacement sensors, capaNCDT 6200 provides flexibility via controller that offers Ethernet and EtherCAT interfaces as well as integrated synchronization. Single components – controller, demodulator, sensor – are freely interchangeable and allow for customer-specific systems. Measurement system consists of one controller and respective demodulator for sensor, and controller can be extended to 4 channels.
Vision Sensors feature IEC IP67-rated housing.
Banner Engineering Corp.
Minneapolis, MN 55441
Jul 14, 2014
With Ethernet connectivity, iVu Plus Gen2 touchscreen vision sensors can share inspection data directly with PLCs, PCs, or other factory devices. Units offer full 752 x 480 resolution option for optimal detection of small parts and features. Sensors can be configured to operate using 4 different sensor types: Area, Blemish, Match, and Sort. With advanced barcode reading capabilities, iVu Plus BCR Gen2 Sensors offer optimized traceability with integrated touchscreen for setup and monitoring.
Lighting Control Sensors help building operators conserve energy.
Hubbell Lighting Div.
Greenville, SC 29607
Jul 09, 2014
Intended for interior applications, LightHAWK2™ wall switch vacancy and occupancy sensors are available with Passive Infrared (PIR), Ultrasonic (US), and Dual Technology (US and PIR) motion sensor technologies. Other versions include LightHAWK2™ Dimming PIR Sensors, featuring 0–10 V dimming; LightHAWK2™ Night Light PIR Sensor, which combines PIR technology with night-light; and LightHAWK2™ Low Voltage Sensor, which works with power pack or as part of lighting control system.
Current Sensing Switches provide limit alarm contact.
San Jose, CA 95136
Jul 07, 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.
Wireless Sensor takes indoor air quality measurements.
Alcobendas (Madrid) 28108 Spain
Jul 02, 2014
Compatible with DM-124 wireless Modbus networks, IAQM-THCO2 can measure air temperature, relative humidity (RH), and CO2 levels. This IEEE 802.15.4 wireless sensor, auto-configurable inside radio network, determines best route to send data packets and effectively distributes them to all nearby radio neighbors and answers Modbus RTU requests. Any PLC, controller, or PC connected to DM-124 coordinator can retrieve data using standard Modbus RTU commands.
VNIR Hyperspectral Sensor suits hand-launched UAVs.
Headwall Photonics, Inc.
Fitchburg, MI 01420
Jul 02, 2014
Intended for commercial UAV deployment, Nano-Hyperspec Sensor operates in 400–1,000 nm spectral range and includes onboard data processing and storage to minimize constraints inherent with small, hand-launched UAVs. Sensor can be combined with optional GPS/IMU capabilities to provide fully integrated airborne configuration. Measuring 3 x 3 x 4.7 in., sensor features 640 spatial bands and 270 spectral bands at 2–3 nm resolution. Frame rate is over 300 fps and usable data storage capacity is 480 GB.
Analog Front End Sensor detects road hazards.
Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI)
Dallas, TX 75243-4136
Jun 27, 2014
Designed for automotive radar applications, 4-channel Model AFE5401-Q1 provides 25 MSPS/channel sampling speed, enabling quick position and speed discrimination of fast moving scenes. Device monitors 4 channels simultaneously to determine exact direction of incoming radar signal. This allows radar system to make smart decisions about where object is located, if it is moving, and how soon response needs to occur. Supplied in 9 x 9 mm 64-pin QFN package, sensor consumes just 65 mW/channel.
PVDF Submersible Pressure Sensor is reliable in caustic liquids.
American Sensor Technologies Inc.
Mt. Olive, NJ 07828
Jun 24, 2014
Constructed with PVDF material and PTFE diaphragm, Model AST 4530 is suited working with such harsh liquids as slurries, salt water, and oil in vented tanks or containers. Product comes with submersible PVDF cable, cord grip, and conduit connection to handle such turbulent installations as process plants, salt water holding tanks, on-board ships, turbulent tanks, and rail cars. Rated for >50 million pressure cycles, sensor offers <±0.5% BFSL accuracy and burst pressure of 5X rated pressure.
Microspectrometer Detector incorporates ASIC and EEPROM.
Dresden 01217 Germany
Jun 20, 2014
With integrated tunable Fabry-Pérot (FP) filter, LFP-3144C-337 features closed loop control, as driven by integrated ASIC and EEPROM, that improves center wavelength stability under influence of changing gravity; CWL is ±2 nm. Continuous capacitance measurements allow compensation for influence of gravity, low frequency vibrations, and temperature shifts. Detector covers tuning range of 3.1–4.4 µm, and EEPROM contains all calibration data for detector operation.
Eddy Current Displacement Sensors target OEM applications.
Micro-Epsilon UK Ltd
Cheshire United Kingdom
Jun 19, 2014
Featuring integrated electronics, including temperature compensation, eddyNCDT 3001 Series is factory calibrated for ferromagnetic and non-ferromagnetic materials in measuring range of 4 mm. Units provide high frequency response rate of 5 kHz and are protected to IP67 making them universally applicable in automation, machine building, and machine design.
Laser-Based Sensor enables non-contact vibration measurement.
SKF USA, Inc.
Lansdale, PA 19446
Jun 18, 2014
Delivering optimal results on every measurement surface regardless of environmental conditions, MSL-7000 series measures vibration and structure-borne noise from fans, electric motors, and pumps. Design employs contactless velocity proportional sensor and is suited for process-integrated, end of line acoustic inspections of noise-critical equipment. Covering acoustic measurements form 0.2 Hz to 22 kHz, this laser vibrometer integrates into manufacturing line and existing control systems.
Line Voltage Occupancy/Vacancy Sensors simplify energy management.
Melville, NY 11747
Jun 16, 2014
Provolt™ ODC series includes occupancy sensor models that includes line voltage occupancy sensing, daylight harvesting, and manual-ON/auto-OFF override control in single one unit; no special control stations are required. Available in passive IR, ultrasonic, and multi-technology versions, products include single- and dual-relay versions with mid-range, high-density, and extended range lenses. All models feature auto-adapting technology to optimize reliability and prevent false triggering.
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