Target Detection & Particle Presence Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Laser Distance Sensor detects clear objects.

October 6, 2015

Featuring default clear object detection mode setting, Model Q4X eliminates 2-point, dynamic, foreground, and background suppression mode. Without requiring retro-reflector, sensor combines window thresholds on both target distance and target reflected intensity. Bright readout on angled 4-digit display enables viewing from multiple vantage points, while FDA-grade stainless steel housing rated to IP67, IP68, or IP69K allows use in wet and high-pressure washdown environments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Radar and Laser Detector features dual antenna technology.

October 5, 2015

Able to detect multiple threats simultaneously, Max 360™ uses arrows to show drivers where threat is coming from each time detector alerts. Arrows are color-coded to represent frequency of source: blue for X Band, yellow for K Band, and red for Ka Band. Utilizing GPS and Escort's AutoLearn technology, Max 360 learns nuances of most frequently traveled routes, rejecting false alerts in real time. DEFENDER Database enables unit to flag upcoming stationary threats like red light cameras. Read More

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

Liquid Level Indicator has non-electric, dual-chamber design.

September 28, 2015

Incapable of freezing, nitrogen-filled model 5101 has front chamber that houses readily viewable color flag and another housing that holds magnet and float. These separate chambers, manufactured with either Brass or 316 SST, can be mounted into female spud and ensure that front flag indicator never comes in contact with liquid being measured. Design also allows use in hazardous locations. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensors come in 100 mm models.

September 21, 2015

Suitable for detecting small features, Q4X Laser Distance Sensors are available with bipolar discrete (NPN and PNP) and analog (0–10 V or 4–20 mA) output options. With high-resolution capabilities, discrete models can detect objects as thin as 0.5 mm, while analog models precisely inspect part dimensions and positioning with resolution down to 0.15 mm. Housings are made of FDA-grade stainless steel and rated to IP67, IP68, or IP69K, allowing use in wet and high-pressure washdown environments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Contrast Sensors include fixed background suppression.

September 9, 2015

Offering high-speed part detection as fast as 250 µs, Q3X Sensors can capture up to 2,000 events/sec. Units come in 4 standard sensing ranges of 50, 100, 150, and 200 mm with fixed background suppression technology, and 300 mm model which uses standard intensity detection. Supplied in nickel-plated zinc die cast housing, sensors feature angled, 3-digit display of signal intensity and are rated to IP67, IP68, and IP69K. Typical applications include error proofing and registration mark detection. Read More

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Laser Distance Measurement Sensor comes in analog models.

August 20, 2015

In addition to IP69K stainless steel housing, analog Q4X models feature 4–20 mA and 0–10 V output options, 4-digit display, and 3 buttons for setup. Sensors provide continuous measurement with resolutions as small as 0.15 mm and cover up to 300 mm range. Measurement reliability is not affected by color or reflectivity of target object or background, and areas of use include fill level indication, part positioning, roll diameter, loop control, and thickness/height verification applications.
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Submersible Pressure Sensor simplifies liquid level measurements.

August 7, 2015

Able to be used in diverse liquids, PT-500 calculates level based on pressure being exerted on sensor from liquid above it. Construction is 316L stainless steel, and degree of current draw enables use in remote locations/battery powered applications. Installed by dropping it into vessel, this Class 1, Division 1 certified sensor is intrinsically safe for use in hazardous environments and integrates lightning protection. Zero point can be adjusted in field using supplied magnet. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MRI Safety Screening Systems end false alarm fatigue, guesswork.

July 23, 2015

Walk-through MetalMag and hand-held PD240CH combine metal detection and ferromagnetic detection functionality to automatically filter and suppress alarms for non-threat items without compromising required threat item detection. With multi-zone targeting indication, freestanding MetalMag automatically detects metallic items and ferromagnetic material threat items. Changing operation mode of PD240CH enables unit to serve as complete metal detector able to detect any type of metal material. Read More

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Laser Distance Sensor offers dual teach mode.

July 9, 2015

Combining window thresholds on both target distance and target reflected intensity, Q4X Laser Distance Sensor can detect clear objects without requiring retro-reflector. Dual mode can be used to error-proof applications by ensuring correct color part is located at correct position. Constructed with FDA-grade stainless steel housing rated to IP67, IP68, or IP69K for high-pressure washdown environments, sensor covers 25–300 mm range and can detect distance changes as small as 1 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensors offer ranges up to 300 mm.

July 7, 2015

Housed in 316L stainless steel rated to IP67, IP68, and IP69K, Q4X Series includes both analog and discrete models. With sub-millimeter distance change capability, analog model measures height and fill levels, complementing presence or absence capability of discrete model. Teach mode has been added to discrete sensor, enabling detection of clear objects without need for retroreflector. Discrete sensor can also determine whether object is present at correct distance and if object is correct. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flow Sensors feature clamp-on design.

June 25, 2015

Designed to clamp on to outside of pipe, FD-Q Series can accurately sense flow of liquid through metal or resin pipes ranging from ¼–2 in. Sensors can detect virtually any type of fluid, including flow of water, oils, chemicals, and consumer products. Since sensors do not directly contact liquid, concerns of contacting corrosive liquids or contaminating product are eliminated. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sensors and Accessories measure large and divergent laser sources.

June 23, 2015

Respectively, 6000W-BB-200x200 and L2000W-BB-120 water-cooled laser power/energy sensors have 200 x 200 mm and 120 mm apertures and measurement capabilities of 100–6,000 W and up to 2,000 W. With 120 mm aperture, L100(500)A-PF-120 laser power/energy sensor measures lasers for ~1 sec exposures at up to 6,000 W or continuously up to 100 W (500 W with heat sink). Scatter Shields 30K-W and 10K-W reduce heating effect of backscatter on surrounding sensor surfaces when measuring 30 and 10 kW lasers. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Measurement Tool detects heavy metal in soil.

June 11, 2015

Suited for brownfield sites, HD Rocksand™ provides flexible measurement for soil analysis. Doubly Curved Crystal (DCC) optics optimize detection limits that conserve time and effort by reducing number of inconclusive sample occurrences that require validation by off-site laboratory methods. While hands-free, pushbutton feature allows measurement of bagged and core samples, sample cup rotation feature optimizes heterogeneous sample measurement accuracy. Read More

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Proximity Sensors deliver pulse output up to 120 Vac/Vdc.

June 8, 2015

With solid state relays, Proxswitch P8003V10C and P8004V10C are specifically designed for speed monitoring applications requiring pulse output up to 120 Vac/Vdc for PLC integration. Both sensors can also be used to detect shaft, gate, or slide position as well as object presence. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body that is corrosion- and abrasion-resistant, dust-tight and waterproof, sensors are CSA class II division 1 groups E, F, and G approved for hazardous dust environments. Read More

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Continuous Dust Monitor helps meet EPA's MATS rules.

May 26, 2015

With minimum range of 0–15 mg/m³, Model 4650-PM helps US power plants meet EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for particulate matter measurement. Design is based on QAL1 certified, forward-scattering laser technology. Monitor offers variable insertion depth and has no continuously moving parts. Operating in temperatures up to 480°F, Model 4650-PM is suitable for PM-Continuous Emission Monitoring and PM-Continuous Parametric Monitoring in dry stacks where condensed water is not present. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, HVAC

Laser Sensors feature fan-cooled design.

May 22, 2015

Featuring 65 mm aperture, Models FL1100A-BB-65, FL600A-BB-65, and FL600A-LP1-65 measure laser power from 600 mW to 1,100 W, 600 mW to 600 W, and 1–600 W, respectively. Compact devices operate without water cooling, eliminating necessity of fixed water lines and possibility of contaminated water or corroded sensors. All thermal sensors feature Smart Connector interface that operates with StarLite, Nova II, and Vega smart displays, and Juno PC interface. Read More

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Hand-Held Detector pinpoints small pieces of tramp metal.

May 21, 2015

Used downstream of in-line metal detector, HandyTec® Model HH-10 locates ferrous contamination in shallow layers of nonferrous product once detection has occurred and product flow has stopped. This 1.6 lb and 9.3 x 4.33 x 3.35 in. instrument, which has rugged polyamide housing and flexible 10 ft power cord, produces audio and visual alarms whenever metal is present. At respective distances of 0.3 and 1.1 in., device detects .039 and 0.78 in. ferrous and nonferrous material. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Displacement Sensor measures height and width.

May 21, 2015

Supplied with software that lets user configure settings from PC, Model LS-100 handles high-speed 2-dimensional measurement applications that are not possible with spot beam measurement lasers. Unit offers diverse range of measurement functions such as height, width, position, and edge count. Possible uses include circuit board double feed, inspection of sealant flow, verification of gap and level differences on door closure, and measurement of brake pad height. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Moisture Sensor measures moisture inside material core.

May 18, 2015

Using high frequency field technology, HumiCore provides reliable measurements with typical accuracies of 0.1% to 0.3%. Continuous in-line/on-line system delivers real-time moisture data to eliminate need for frequent laboratory samples. Compact sensor fits into most processes and works with large variety of powder/bulk solids. With DIN-Rail transmitter, sensor can communicate with existing control system or controller for local operator interface and data logging alarm outputs. Read More

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Laser Contrast Sensor features fixed background suppression.

May 15, 2015

Featuring contrast detection, plus fixed background suppression, Model Q3X LD50 detects targets while ignoring objects in background. Unit operates like fixed-field laser sensor and detects targets within 50 mm sensing range. However, sensor can be programmed for low-contrast sensing within this range, while ignoring objects at least 60 mm away. Offering high-speed part detection as fast as 250 µs, Model Q3X LD50 can capture up to 2,000 events/second. Read More