Velocity & Acceleration & Vibration Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inertial Measurement Unit targets commercial market.

June 25, 2015

Based on fiber-optic gyro technology, commercial-off-the-shelf Model LN-200C is suited for instrument stabilization, motion compensation, and navigation in commercial, aerospace, and industrial applications. Dual-use, tactical-grade, 6-degrees-of-freedom IMU features hermetic seal and has no moving parts, helping to ensure low noise and extended operational life. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vibration Sensor gathers critical machiney data.

June 17, 2015

Combining Data Collect app with Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Machine Condition Detector, SKF Enlight allows non-expert staff to gather critical machinery data, turning smartphone or tablet into data collection device. Sensor mounts magnetically to machine and relays vibration data to software via Bluetooth. In event of parameter warning or alert, user can request On Demand Diagnostic, whereby data is sent wirelessly to SKF Remote Diagnostic Center network for expert analysis and reporting. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometer Combined Gyroscope is optimized for stability.

June 12, 2015

Used for acceleration and angular rate detection in all 3 sensing axis directions, SCC2000 series consists of low-g, 3-axis accelerometer with 2 angular rate sensor options of X- or Z-axis detection combined with 32-bit digital SPI interface. Z axis gyroscope version lets designers implement 6DOF sensor solution on one application PCB. Supplied in 24-pin, 15.00 x 8.50 x 4.35 mm, plastic SOIC housing, series offers gyro range of ±125°/sec with sensitivity of 50 LSB/°/sec. Read More

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

Wireless Sensor provides machine monitoring.

June 11, 2015

Measuring RMS velocity in in./sec or mm/sec, and temperature, Wireless Vibration and Temperature Sensor helps identify machine problems before they become too severe. Sensor is optimized to work with 1-wire serial radio devices. Operators can set vibration thresholds based on ISO 10816 standard. When threshold has been exceeded, wireless node can provide local indication, send signal to central location, and send vibration/temperature data to gateway for collection and trending. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature MEMS Inertial Accelerometer features integrated design.

June 1, 2015

Available in 6 unique full-scale ranges from ±2 to ±100 g, Model 1525 Series is comprised of nitrogen damped and hermetically sealed integral inertial accelerometers. Miniature package combines MEMS variable capacitive sense element and custom IC. Latter includes sense amplifier and ±4.0 V differential output stage. Operating from -40 to +85°C, accelerometers are designed for tactical navigation, seismic, and other zero-to-medium frequency instrumentation applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Heavy-Duty Resolvers offer position and velocity feedback.

May 22, 2015

Utilizing technology and materials of Harowe resolver engines, Northstar™ R56 and RF25 Resolvers are suitable for pulp and paper and steel mill environments. Model R56 features 5/8 in. shaft, NEMA 56C face mount or foot mount, industrial 10-pin latching connector, IP65-rated enclosure, and large outer bearings that isolate shaft loads. Equipped with 3/8 in. shaft and square flange mounting plate, Model RF25 is IP65-rated with 10-pin connector and high-integrity seals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.

April 20, 2015

Suited for PLC, DCS, or stand-alone controllers, Milli-Speed Switch detects belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on bucket elevators, conveyors, airlocks, mixers, and fans. Unit uses inductive sensing element in nose of enclosure to detect ferrous metal target. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body, switch is corrosion and abrasion resistant, dust-tight, and IP67 waterproof. Output signal is automatically scaled for zero to full speed with over speed detection. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometers suit low-frequency applications.

April 13, 2015

Designed to optimize precision of low-frequency vibration and motion measurements in automotive applications, MEMS DC Response Accelerometers include single-axis Series 3711E/Series 3741E and triaxial Series 3713E. Units include gas-damped, silicon MEMS sensing elements and provide high-frequency overload protection. Offered in full-scale ranges from ±2 g to ±200 g, Series 3711E and Series 3713E have hermetically sealed titanium case, while Series 3741E has rugged anodized aluminum housing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Mini Accelerometer offers linearity over wide dynamic range.

March 13, 2015

Operating over extended temperature range of -55 to +163°C, Model 7132AHT provides optimize linearity across dynamic ranges from ±50 g to ±2,000 g. Triaxial IEPE sensor uses piezo-ceramic crystals in annular shear mode for long-term, stable operation and offers flat frequency response across wide bandwidth up to 10 kHz. Supplied in hermetically sealed titanium housing, device provides more than 100 Ω output impedance and full scale voltage output of ±5 V across all dynamic ranges. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Low-Noise Accelerometer delivers consistent sensitivity.

March 12, 2015

Ultra High Temperature 1,200°F (UHT-12™) crystal-based accelerometers – Model 320C52 as well as Series 357D, EX611, EX600B, and 339A – make measurements with increased accuracy and lower noise during large temperature variations. Eliminating pyroelectric noise spikes up to 1,200°F, crystal technology allows accelerometers to be insensitive to temperature variations. Material can also operate in shear mode, which isolates accelerometer from base strain and transverse measurement errors.
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Pyroshock Accelerometer solves measurement ringing problem.

March 12, 2015

With measurement capabilities up to 100,000 g, Model 350B01 nearfield or farfield pyroshock sensor can be used for High-G shock and harsh pyroshock events. Mechanical isolation aids in removing frequency content outside of useful 20 kHz bandwidth and minimizes zero-shift associated with non-isolated accelerometers, while electrical filtering reduces signal ringing and clipping. For use in electrically noisy environments, design is hermetically sealed and case isolated. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

High Voltage Vibration Sensors resist EMI.

March 3, 2015

Operating in harsh electromagnetic environments without signal loss or delays, HV Series includes 100 and 500 mV/g models for seismic monitoring that measure ultra-low levels down to 0.1 Hz. Sensing element is isolated from sensor base and casing to offset effect of high voltage and EMI often found in wind turbines and VFD/SCR controllers. For long-term stability, top-exit sensors have ceramic housings and hermetic sealing that provide isolation up to 6,000 V. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Triaxial IEPE Accelerometer features ultra-miniature design.

February 25, 2015

Supplied in anodized aluminum housing that provides case isolation from mounting surface, Endevco® 35B combines 3 transducers with integrated electronics into 0.235 in. cube. Adhesively mounted accelerometer offers sensitivities of 2.5, 5, or 10 mV/g. Featuring 36 in. integral cable that terminates to single 4-pin connector, device is suited for testing consumer electronics, computer peripherals, automotive/aerospace components, and precision machinery components. Read More

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

Mechanical Vibration Switches feature remote reset options.

February 11, 2015

Available in 120 Vac, 240 Vac, and 24 Vdc models with DPDT relay and 10 A dry contacts, Series 685A features optimized sensitivity adjustment, enabling users to better control trip level and maximize protection of equipment. Switches utilize spring-loaded, magnetically coupled sensor, which requires no power. Available with hazardous area approvals, devices are suitable for cooling towers, fin fans, large exhaust and vent fans, HVAC systems, blowers, and motors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DIN Rail Mount Ethernet Switches are PoE compliant.

January 23, 2015

Supplied in corrosion-resistant, IP30 aluminum case, fully compliant IEEE802.3 af/at Power over Ethernet (PoE) DIN Rail Ethernet Switches withstand extreme temperatures, surges, vibrations, and shocks found in industrial automation, government, military, oil, gas, mining, and outdoor applications. Industrial-grade, fanless switches, which operate from -40 to 75°C and carry 44–57 Vdc rating, are classified as Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) and carry certifications for harsh environments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tri-axis Accelerometers feature ultra-thin design.

December 30, 2014

Measuring 2 x 2 x 0.6 mm, Model KX112 features 16 bits of resolution and 2048 bytes of FIFO/FILO buffer. Unit includes built-in digital algorithms for detecting motion for power management, free fall for device protection or warranty monitoring, orientation engine for portrait/landscape detection, and tap/double-tap for user interface functionality. Model KXCJB, measuring 3 x 3 x 0.45 mm thick, supports drive for thin smartphones, tablets, PCs, and HDDs as well as activity monitors/smartwatches. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometer/Gyroscope withstands harsh environments.

November 20, 2014

Able to withstand use in automotive and industrial application environments, SCC2000 series consists of low-g, 3-axis accelerometer with 2 angular rate sensor options of X- or Z-axis detection and 32-bit digital SPI interface. Sensor has configurable, software-selectable, 10–60 Hz low pass filter, and 24-pin premolded plastic RoHS-compliant SOIC housing, suitable for SMD mounting, measures 15.00 x 12.10 x 4.35 mm. Combined sensor with gyro featuring up to 300°/sec range is also available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Analog SMT Accelerometers measure OEM vibrations.

November 17, 2014

Offering general-purpose vibration measurements at OEM volumes and with long-term stability, Model 1510 Series feature micromachined variable capacitive sensing element and custom IC. These variable capacitance accelerometers produce two analog voltages, which vary proportionately according to measured acceleration levels, and respond to AC or DC acceleration with choice of +4 V differential or 0.5–4.5 V single ended output. Measurement ranges vary from ±5 to ±100 g. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated eCompass with Soft Gyro enhances smart devices.

October 21, 2014

Respectively supplied in 2 x 1 x 1.1 mm and 3 x 3 x 1.0 mm LGA packages, dc213 and dc312 single-chip eCompass solutions combine 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis magnetometer. Products, which feature I²C interface and dedicated programmable interrupt, provide 9 DoF (Degree of Freedom) with soft gyroscope with MiraMEMS Xmotion™ software enabled. Pin-to-pin compatible with g-sensor series, eCompass solutions enhance smartphone and wearable device functionality. Read More