Target Detection & Particle Presence Sensors

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 0.25–400 SFPS for air/gas and 0.01–0.5 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

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

Growing Demand for Product Inspection Brings Eagle to IPPE 2016

February 2, 2016

Atlanta, GA, U.S. –  For the first time, Eagle Product Inspection (Eagle) was on hand at the International Production and Processing Exhibition (IPPE), Hall B at Booth 6264, to offer expert advice to the meat, poultry and feed industries with regard to inline x-ray inspection, fat analysis and quality control checks. The market demand for high-throughput, efficient inspection systems is... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Distance Sensor offers dual outputs and IO-Link.

January 7, 2016

Designed with FDA-grade stainless steel housing rated to IP67, IP68, or IP69K, Model Q4X is available with dual discrete outputs, which enable sensor to solve challenging high/low fill level monitoring or dancer arm applications. IO-Link allows for remote configuration, sensor backup, and preventative maintenance. With capability to detect height changes as small as 0.5 mm and sense up to 300 mm, Q4X can solve distance-based applications regardless of target surface reflectivity. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Thermal Power/Energy Measurement Sensor has high damage threshold.

December 28, 2015

Designed for use with YAG and its harmonics and excimer lasers, 3A-PF-12 can measure powers from 15 µW to 3 W and energies from 20 µJ to 2 J. PF type absorber maximizes damage threshold (1.5 J/cm²) for repetitive ns pulses. Designed for short pulsed lasers, this thermal power/energy laser measurement sensor, with 12 mm aperture and 0.15&ndash;20 µm wavelength range, exhibits noise of 4 µW and drift of 5&ndash;30 µW. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensors measure high pulse energies without water cooling.

December 11, 2015

Models L40(150)A and L50(150)A are convection-/ballistic-cooled and measure power from 100 mW to 150 W and energy from 100 mJ to 4,000 J (8,000 J with 0.5 sec pulse). Convection-/ballistic-cooled L40(150)A-LP1 supports >1 msec pulse measurements and measures power from 100 mW to 150 W and energy from 100 mJ to 4,000J (8,000 J with 0.5 sec pulse). Conduction-cooled L30C-LP1-26-SH measures up to 10 W continuous power (100 W for 2 min) and energy to 2,000J (4,000 J with 0.5 sec pulse). Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Key Ingredient Market Grows with Mettler-Toledo Safeline Signature Touch Metal Detector

December 8, 2015

Key Ingredient Market, a food processor of unique hand-crafted spreads and dips that got its start at farmers’ markets, spent its first five years using ice cream scoops to hand-fill their 6.5 oz. tubs. When this husband-and-wife team decided to expand, they needed new equipment that could help them grow. Knowing their uncompromising quality is at the heart of their success, Key Ingredient... Read More