Target Detection & Particle Presence Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inline Grain Moisture Meter offers accurate real-time measurement.

May 24, 2016

Using low-power microwaves to penetrate surface every 0.2 sec, PCE-A-315 obtains interior moisture readings from grain without causing any damage. Measurement range is 5%–40% during continuous mass flow, and error is ±0.5% from 5%–18% grain moisture. Due to integrated temperature probe, readings are accurate from 41 to 131°F. Analyzer supports connection to evaluation software, data loggers, process controllers, and complete process control systems through RS485 and 4–20 mA interfaces. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

High-Speed Door Safety System communicates presence with light.

May 9, 2016

To prevent potential accidents, including collisions between forklifts and workers, LED Virtual Vision® warns workers when another worker or object is approaching high-speed door from opposite side. Motion sensor on each side of door triggers one strip of red LED lights to flash on opposite side. Typically, LED lights are placed just outside of door&#39;s frame on each side but can be set up anywhere.<br /> Read More

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

Photodiode Sensor measures scanned/intermittent laser beam power.

May 4, 2016

Able to measure any wavelength over 400&ndash;1,100 nm spectral range, BC20-V1 laser sensor automatically subtracts background from both scanned and static beams. Sensor can measure power of laser bar code scanners as well as laser printer scanners and peak power of pulsed mode lasers. Aperture is 10 x 10 mm, and power measurement range is 0.1&ndash;20 mW. Supplied with 1.5 m cable and swivel mount, product also features 2 operational modes and peak detector. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Detection Alarming Flow Switch/Monitor is SIL 2-compliant.

April 11, 2016

Constructed of all wetted parts manufactured with 316L stainless steel and Hastelloy C22 thermowells, insertion style FS10i is temperature-compensated and suited for use wherever detection and user warning of out-of-range or at no-flow conditions for air, gases, and water or other liquids is required. Flow trip point or alarm warning is produced within seconds, and sensitivity and setpoint range are 0.25&ndash;400 SFPS for air/gas and 0.01&ndash;0.5 FPS for water or liquids. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Boiler Water Level Indication System Receives U.S. Patent for Self-Diagnostic Technology

April 5, 2016

STRONGSVILLE, OH – The Clark-Reliance Corporation has announced that it has been awarded a U.S. Patent for its Eye-Hye® SmartLevel™ system for remote indication of water level for power and process boilers. The patent recognizes the uniqueness of the system’s self-diagnostic technology, which intelligently monitors the condition of its sensing probes, and can clearly determine their... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Vision Systems

LeddarTech's LeddarOne Sensor Includes ElectriPlast

April 1, 2016

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp., today announces that LeddarTech, owner of the patented Leddar™ optical detection technology, includes ElectriPlast material to produce lens barrels in its latest release of its LeddarOne Sensing Module, a compact and low-cost... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Optical Sensors Make the Running

April 1, 2016

Racing cars from the Tuning Akademie Ingolstadt not only come with an immense horsepower but also include measurement technology provided by Micro-Epsilon. The laser-optical distance sensors optimise vehicle performance through their high precision measurements. 2015 was a successful season for the Tuning Akademie racing team. In a 24h race at the Nürburgring, the racing team won the world... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Simultaneous Back Glass/Front Pellicle Inspection

March 29, 2016

Small footprint, Low cost, High ROI, Easy to use, Low MTTBF (03 years), requires no maintenance. Stand alone desk top unit or integrated into Reticle stockers, cleaners, automatic handling systems. Provides the end users with an automated Particle detection System leading to higher yields. The PDS platform of systems allows the end users to  avoid delays delays in the photolithography... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Profile Sensors enable precision measurement of small parts.

March 21, 2016

Featuring blue-violet laser diode, scanCONTROL 29xx-10/BL projects 10 mm long laser line at profile resolution of 1,280 measuring points onto measurement object; point distance is 7.8 µm. Use of blue laser light, which does not penetrate measurement object, promotes measurement reliability. While operating based on laser triangulation technique for 2D profile detection, laser scanner can obtain 3D measurement values in case of moving objects or traversing sensor. Read More

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

Accurate 79 GHz Radar increases liquid level measurement accuracy.

March 16, 2016

With 79 GHz transmission frequency, Micropilot NMR81 produces sharply focused microwave beam angle of 3° or 4° that ensures safe and reliable measurements without any interfering signals even in narrow tanks with baffles and down to bottom of tall tanks. Measuring ranges reach up to 70 m, and instrument measures up to 30 m with accuracy to ±0.5 mm in custody transfer applications. Product is also equipped with gas-tight feed-through and fulfills all API and OIML requirements.<br /> Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Electronics Upgrade extends metal detector capabilities.

March 11, 2016

With APEX Upgrade, metal detector platforms based on DSP3 architecture currently installed in food/pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities can meet more stringent quality standards by detecting smaller diameter metal contaminants. Optimized sensitivity also minimizes rework and scrap caused by occasional false rejects. By employing Intellitrack XR software, APEX Upgrade eliminates need for setup adjustments. Food-grade ABS control panel withstands shock, vibration, water, and cleaning solutions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Capacitive Point Level Switch senses water-based liquids.

March 2, 2016

Intended for food and beverage industry, Liquipoint FTW23 meets FDA requirements and is 3-A and EHEDG certified. All areas in contact with process are made of 316L stainless steel with PEEK insulation, enabling cleaning and sterilization in place. Operating within process pressure range of -14.5 to 232 psi and temperature range of -4 to 212°F, FTW23 is designed for hygienic processes such as water, beer, and fruit juices, and for use in storage tanks, mixing vessels, and pipes. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Metal Detectors, Separators protect against metal contamination.

March 1, 2016

Eriez® Rare Earth magnetic separator, powered by Xtreme® RE7, and Xtreme® Metal Detector Enhanced Platform (EP) enable processors to achieve maximum product purity in food and sanitary industry applications. Recommended for harsh applications, metal detector  can ignore signals generated by products that cause false positives. Products, by working in conjunction, remove ferrous contamination and detect any missed ferrous material as well as nonferrous metals. Read More

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

Ophir Photonics Announces StarViewer, Mobile App for Viewing Laser Power/Energy Measurements on Smartphones and Tablets

February 18, 2016

San Francisco, CA - Ophir Photonics Group, a Newport Corporation company celebrating 40 years of excellence as the global leader in precision laser measurement equipment, today at SPIE Photonics West 2016 announced StarViewer, an Android app that brings laser power/energy measurements to Android smartphones and tablets. StarViewer can be used with virtually any Ophir thermopile, photodiode, or... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Solid State Particle Sensor prevents unscheduled downtime.

February 18, 2016

Triggering either early warning indication or immediate shutdown, Oil Debris Sensor provides continuous real-time monitoring of particle contamination in hydraulic and engine oil lubrication systems. Neodymium magnet, which collects debris and keeps it from recirculating through system, eliminates possibility of further damage to components. Dual independent channels provide particle detection: one for fine metallic debris and one for lager metallic debris. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Onset Introduces Hobomobile v. 1.4 for Android!

February 12, 2016

Adds Support for Onset's Bluetooth Water Level Logger CHESTERLAND, OH — CAS DataLoggers and Onset are proud to announce that Onset's free HOBOmobile v1.4 app for Android devices is now available for download from the Google Play Store! This new version also adds support for the new MX2001 Bluetooth Water Level Logger. Onset offers low-cost monitoring solutions for every industry.... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Particulate Meter monitors pollution in buildings.

February 5, 2016

With OMEGA® HHTP21, users can be proactive in measuring fine and course particulate pollution that comes from many different types of sources. Handheld unit offers measurement ranges of PM2.5 from 0&ndash;500 µg/m³, humidity from 1&ndash;99%, and temperature from -4 to 140°F. Meter includes Data Hold and Max/Min with time stamp function, 6-color LED indication of air quality at Good/Moderate/Poor, and preset warning point with buzzer alarm, LED, and alarm output. Read More