Test & Measuring Instruments

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Safe Testing for Switchgear Applications

July 25, 2016

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Utility engineers and technicians can now complete complex switching operations in a single procedure with Phoenix Contact’s FAME 3 Test System (Fast and Modular Energy). The touch-safe testing system features ring-lug terminal connections, preferred by U.S. electric power companies.  FAME 3 incorporates a pluggable system for testing and system maintenance for low- and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

2.4 GHz-band Wireless Communication Module Certified ISA100 Wireless Compliant Murata's Solution Enables Implementation of High Reliability Industry Automation Designs

July 25, 2016

Murata’s solution enables implementation of high reliability industry automation designs Smyrna, GA – Murata Americas today announced that its 2.4 GHz-band wireless communication module, LBBA0ZZ1EU, has been certified as ISA100 Wireless™ compliant.  The International Society of Automation (ISA) Standards Committee developed the ISA100 Wireless™ standard to reflect industrial market... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Low-Frequency Noise Analyzer makes repeatable measurements.

July 22, 2016

Advanced Low-Frequency Noise Analyzer (A-LFNA) integrates with WaferPro Express software, which performs automated wafer-level measurements of semiconductor devices, to provide deep understanding of noise in devices and circuits. Facilitating noise measurements on components, individual devices, and ICs (packaged and at wafer level), system offers noise sensitivity (-183 dBV2/Hz) that lets engineers characterize devices at voltages up to 200 V and frequencies down to 0.03 Hz. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Impedance Testing Tool offers multifunction probe connector.

July 20, 2016

Providing accurate LCR and ESR measurements with 0.5% basic accuracy, LCR-Reader is available with Multifunction Probe Connector, which replaces gold-plated tweezer tip and allows instrument to be used as Probe Station. Probe Connector acts as extension of 2-wire connection from LCR-Reader PCB to variety of replaceable probes. Connector consists of 60 cm long shielded 2-wire cable with small PCB on one end directly connecting 2 signal flex stripes on LCR-Reader handle to universal connector head. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Roughness Measuring Unit features smart, mobile design.

July 20, 2016

Using smartphone-like 4.3 in. TFT touchscreen display, MarSurf® PS 10 measures 31 roughness parameters, offers list of favorite functions, and provides laboratory-level performance on shop floor. Measuring unit is intended for roughness testing in and on machine while in production. Measuring data can be saved in TXT, X3P, CSV, or PDF formats as finished measuring records with no additional software. Recharging in 1.5 hours, battery pack enables over 1,200 measurements/charge. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Power/Energy Meter has multi-format color display.

July 20, 2016

With Ophir thermal, pyroelectric, and photodiode laser sensors, StarBright measures power, single shot energy, repetitive energy, frequency, and beam size. Handheld instrument also measures irradiance and dosage with PD300RM radiometer sensors as well as laser beam size and beam position with BeamTrack power/position/size laser sensors. Other uses include measuring instantaneous power of laser pulse and measuring total energy exposure with Photodiode sensor. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

MicroHAWK Smart Camera Platform Nominated for Inspect Award 2017

July 19, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global manufacturer and pioneer of miniature barcode imagers and machine vision smart cameras for industrial automation, announces that its MicroHAWK® smart camera platform has been shortlisted for the inspect award 2017 in the category “Automation.” The jury for the inspect award has selected the most innovative solutions nominated in three categories:... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Emerson as the Leader in Wireless Pressure Gauges

July 19, 2016

SHAKOPEE, MINN (July 15, 2016) - Frost Sullivan recognized Emerson as the Product Line Strategy Leader in the global wireless pressure gauges market. Emerson launched the Rosemount™ Wireless Pressure Gauge, the industry’s first WirelessHART® pressure gauge, in late 2015. “Unlike many of its other competitors, Emerson focused on first testing this new product in a long line of pressure... Read More

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

Pull Cable Tension Monitor helps prevent errors for contractors.

July 19, 2016

Preventing cable overstretch that can lead to faulty cable installation, touchscreen-operated G-Series Smart Pull produces physical, visual, and audible alerts to let contractors know when pulling force of cable exceeds 80% of manufacturer recommendations. Second alert is given when pulling force has met 100% of tension limit (10,000 lb max). Stored directly in 128 MB onboard memory, information obtained during pull can be exported via onboard USB port or emailed via PullCalc app. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Logger supports test and lab applications.

July 19, 2016

Equipped with 24-bit converter, Delphin Expert Logger 400 can process up to 16 universal analog input channels at sampling rates up to 1,000 Hz. Internal 4 GB memory independently stores up to 30 million measurement values, date- and time-stamped to millisecond precision. Measurement data can be transmitted to Internet or PC for evaluation via USB, LAN, WLAN, or LTE. Logger operates with standard batteries, rechargeable batteries, or solar units. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dynamic Pipe Joint System assembles without special tools. .

July 19, 2016

Featuring easy-to-handle components made of lightweight materials, modular Topper Tube System can be assembled and disassembled without welding, making it reusable and safe to use while maintaining clean, durable finish. Rust inhibitor is applied to inner surfaces for extended lifetime. Offering resistance to oil and chemicals, system can be made into flow racks, inspection tables, packaging tables, and workstations for general assembly, automotive, and electronic component manufacturing. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Block Scientific Offering User-friendly Cascade M-4 Coagulation Analyzer

July 18, 2016

Block Scientific, an established supplier of laboratory equipment based in New York offers the cost-effective Cascade M-4 manual hemostasis analyzer from Helena.  Offering simple and economical operation, this analyzer is ideal for all routine clotting assays - PTs, aPTTs, thrombins, fibrinogens and factor assays. Compact and designed for easy, inexpensive, low-volume testing, this model saves... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Teligent Prescribed Dual-Lane XS1 Checkweigher from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

July 18, 2016

July 12, 2016 - Producing a diverse range of generic prescription topical and injectable pharmaceuticals, Teligent has built their success on a culture of quality. To automate inspection on their high-throughput tube line, they turned to Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed and selected a customized XS1 checkweigher with a two-lane configuration that matches their dual-lane filler. Detecting and rejecting... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

KROHNE to Showcase Wide Range of Water and Wastewater Products at WEFTEC 2016

July 18, 2016

Visit booth 3807 to learn more about the latest analytical sensors, flow meters, and level meters Peabody, MA:  KROHNE, Inc. will showcase a wide range of its industry-leading water and wastewater products, including its line of analytical sensors at WEFTEC 2016, Booth 3807. The 89th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference will be held September 26th – 28th... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Universal Touch Probe reduces SKU inventory, enhances versatility.

July 18, 2016

Model TS 642 is offered as universal replacement for all TS 6xx series touch probes. Original transceiver can remain in machine, all original cables can be used, and styluses are also compatible. After exchange, existing taper shank can continue to be used as well. While properties correspond to known touch probes, product offers service life of at least 5 million probes, flexible battery support, and IR range up to 7 m. Integrated workpiece cleaning jets function with air or coolant. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Non-Invasive Surveying System tests high-voltage equipment.

July 18, 2016

Designed to help generation and industrial plants optimize maintenance, EMI Surveyor can detect more than 70 different electrical insulation and mechanical defects such as partial discharge, corona, arcing, and sparking in generators, motors, transformers, switchgear, and other high voltage equipment. EMI testing is performed while HV plant assets are in service, enabling efficient outage management and preparation for inspections, maintenance, and prioritization of needed repairs. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Visible Range Spectrophotometer has compact, lightweight design.

July 18, 2016

Suited for labs performing basic spectroscopy measurements, entry level Libra S4+ takes single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration and can perform simple kinetics. Libra 6+ adds multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Covering 325–1,100 nm wavelength range,, both instruments accept 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes and use CMOS detector. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Logging with Real-Time Pre-Processing of Data

July 15, 2016

ADwin Real-Time systems are ideal for intelligent data acquisition and control applications. Utilizing the programmability of the local CPU in the ADwin, users can run real-time datalogging and/or control programs with kHz execution speeds up to the MHz range. CAS DataLoggers offers these systems along with technical support-- contact a CAS Data Logger Applications Specialist at 800-956-4437... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Leading Logic and Foundry Manufacturers Select Bruker X-Ray Metrology Tools

July 15, 2016

Small-Spot Capabilities of JVX7300LSI System Enable Development of Advanced Technology Nodes SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2016 - At SEMICON West, Bruker today announced that multiple leading logic and foundry manufacturers have selected Bruker's JVX7300LSI X-ray metrology system to support their ramp and development for 10 nanometer (nm) and 7/5 nm technology nodes. The JVX7300LSI tool is... Read More

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

Fully-Automated Recording of Temperature & Humidity

July 15, 2016

Fully-Automated Recording of Temperature Humidity Are you working in an HVAC application such as temperature monitoring in vents and ducts, humidity recording in greenhouses, or logging carbon dioxide levels in schools? Data loggers are an affordable way to automate environmental data collection for HVAC system validation. Compact and highly accurate, they’re ideal for monitoring indoor... Read More