Target Detection & Particle Presence Sensors

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

Varian to Showcase Imaging Components and Software Solutions at RSNA 2016

November 30, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2016 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), today announced its Imaging Components business will exhibit its latest products and dedicated software solutions for planning, acquisition and analysis of X-ray images at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. Varian's products will be on exhibit Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 in Booth... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Eriez® Pet Food Processing Systems Protect Against Metal Contamination, Enabling Companies to Meet Higher Safety Standards Demanded by Consumers and New Government Regulations

November 21, 2016

Erie, PA-Pet food processors rely on Eriez® state-of-the-art metal detectors, magnetic separators, vibratory feeders and conveyors to help achieve greater facility cleanliness, reduce the risk of pets ingesting harmful contaminants and meet new standards set forth by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

“Today’s most successful pet food processors understand customers view... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

CleverLevel LBFS models based on frequency deviation technology.

November 16, 2016

Available in two variants LBFH and LBFI, CleverLevel LBFS models comes with two switching outputs, qTeach and a 360° output status indicator. Suitable for use in temperatures up to 135 C, unit ensures sensor faults and detects wire breaks reliably. Including adjustable sensors with ferromagnetic tool quickly adapt to changing process requirements on site. Offering two trigger thresholds,... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

OSI Systems Awarded U.S. Customs and Border Protection IDIQ Contract Valued up to $76 Million for ZBV Cargo and Vehicle Screening Systems

October 27, 2016

Delivery Order Received for $10 Million for Systems to Be Used at Security Checkpoints HAWTHORNE, Calif. - OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS) today announced that its recently acquired business, American Science and Engineering, Inc. (ASE), has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for ZBV® cargo and vehicle... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fruit Packaging Industry Leader Selects Process Sensors Corporation's Thermal Imaging Camera Solution to Satisfy Crucial Moisture/Temperature Requirement

October 26, 2016

Yakima, WA - October 17, 2016, The Infrared Division of Process Sensors Corporation located in Franklin Lakes, NJ drew on its decades of IR experience and a wide range of innovative, non-contact sensing products to successfully supply the solution needed by Michelsen Packaging Co. Michelsen Packaging, an incredibly ecologically responsible company, is a leading produce packaging and equipment... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Thermal Laser Power Sensor has wide dynamic range, low noise.

October 14, 2016

With 0.8 sec response time and 0.5 mW noise, fan-cooled F50A-BB-18 measures powers from 10 mW to 50 W and energies from 6 mJ to 50 J. This sensor, designed for continuous use, has spectrally flat BB (broadband) coating usable from far UV to far IR, 17.5 mm aperture, and 0.19–20 µm wavelength range. Linearity results in precision readings of power stability over time without any... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensor comes in compact, flush mount model.

October 6, 2016

Increasing mounting flexibility in constrained spaces, flush mount Q4X can handle challenging – highly reflective and multi-color – surfaces as well as light-absorbing materials and low contrasts. CMOS imager promotes reliable detection of sub-millimeter changes in distances from 35–310 mm, and 4-digit display offers sub-millimeter resolution. Along with multiple output... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Eriez® Offers Remote Monitoring and Control Software for Xtreme® Metal Detectors

October 6, 2016

Erie, PA — Eriez’ latest innovation in metal detector technology, SmartX7Link software, gives users the power to remotely monitor, control and download logs for one or more Eriez® Xtreme® Metal Detectors. Remote access is available from anywhere within the local network in which the metal detector resides. The technology also enables Eriez personnel to connect to the metal detector... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless IoT Sensors enhance water monitoring capabilities.

September 28, 2016

Powered by user-replaceable C lithium battery, Telog® 41 Series uses low-power, Long-Range (LoRa®) wireless communications to remotely measure and monitor water, wastewater, and groundwater systems, including water pressures, flows, levels and rainfall volumes. These IoT sensors, as part of smart water infrastructure, communicate data using LoRaWAN technology to Telog software at... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fork Sensors feature IP69K-rated stainless steel design.

August 30, 2016

Available in 50 and 80 mm widths, F Series Self-Contained Through-Beam Sensors incorporate 316L SS housing that withstands aggressive cleaning solutions, coolants, and lubricants found in food and beverage, packaging, metalworking, and pharmaceutical industries. Units feature NO/NC outputs, IR light sources for applications with mist and airborne particulates, and red light for alignment. LEDs... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fork Sensors come in visible red light and laser models.

August 16, 2016

Available in PNP and NPN styles with one-piece metal construction for constant alignment, PS-Series features glass optics, selectable light on/dark on operation, adjustable sensitivity potentiometers, and M8 connectors with 360° viewable LED indicators. Visible red light fork sensors have sensing range from 5–220 mm, while laser fork sensors feature Class 1 laser to detect small objects and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Tank Level/Temperature Monitor suits hazardous locations.

July 28, 2016

Powered by internal lithium batteries or optional C1D1 rated solar package and mated with SignalFire Sentinel wireless node, Sentinel Float Stick System acts as wireless communication link in remote monitoring and control of tank levels and temperatures for offsite data processing. This Class 1 Division 1, rugged system, which consists of magnetostrictive level probe with integrated... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Tank Level/Temperature Monitor suits hazardous locations.

July 27, 2016

Comprised of magnetostrictive level probe with integrated temperature sensors and mated with wireless node, Sentinel Float Stick System provides wireless communication link for remote monitoring and control of tank levels and temperatures for offsite data processing. Functionality makes sensor data, along with node-diagnostic information, available via Modbus RTU or TCP interface.... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Laser Measurement Sensor uses time-of-flight technology.

July 14, 2016

Designed with Class 2 laser emitter, L-GAGE® LTF Sensor offers accurate distance measurements to 12 m, making it suited for loop control, part presence/absence, and fill level applications. Unit provides repeatability of <3 mm and accuracy of ±10 mm. In addition to precision distance measurement, LTF delivers consistent detection of targets regardless of angle, environmental conditions,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Laser Distance Sensor measures glossy and coarse surfaces.

July 12, 2016

Utilizing multi-spot measuring principle, MESAX Sensor provides accurate and repeatable measurement results, without elaborate conversion or external software. Up to 600 measured values of object are recorded and distance is then calculated on basis of intelligent analysis. Taking up to 500 distance measurements/sec at resolution up to 2 µm, sensor is suited for precise measurement of... Read More

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... 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... 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... 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's frame on each side but can be set up... 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 400–1,100 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 0.1–20 mW. Supplied with 1.5 m cable and swivel... Read More