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Microsemi Invests in Veracity to Support Commitment to IoT Security Market

June 24, 2016

- Collaboration brings synergies for industrial customers to address security concerns - Continued product development focused on leading solutions for industrial Ethernet applications complements Veracity solutions ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today... Read More

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

Intelligent Gas Module enhances commercial gas line monitoring.

June 24, 2016

Enabling distributed intelligence, M250 records and transmits pressure and temperature reading data from commercial/industrial gas line monitors. It provides secure, open standards, IPv6, 2-way communication to utility using RF mesh network, and available data includes pressure and temperature as well as corrected and uncorrected volumes. Along with 4 dynamic channels of register data, support includes Modbus connection and user-selectable time increments for data retrieval. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Inline Vortex Mass Flowmeter offers broad compatibility.

June 24, 2016

Offered in line sizes ½–12 in. with flange ratings up to 600 lb ANSI, VLM20 employs SMART multivariable transmitter with integral temperature and pressure sensor to provide all-in-one measurement solution. Precision 1,000 Ω RTD and absolute pressure sensor calculate density for mass flow and thermal energy flow from chilled or hot water and condensate return system. Steam or gas mass flow accuracy is ±1.5% of rate over 30:1 flow range, and multiple communications options are standard. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

SLM Solutions to Feature SLM 280HL Metal 3D Printer at First IMTS

June 23, 2016

Novi, MI — As the largest industrial trade show in North America, IMTS will feature an additive manufacturing section at this year’s event, September 12-17. Making a splash at its first IMTS, SLM Solutions will feature the top-selling SLM 280HL metal additive manufacturing system, their mid-range machine with a build envelope of 280x280x350mm. As with all SLM Solutions machines, the SLM... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate New Solutions for Advanced Gear Production at IMTS 2016

June 23, 2016

Rochester, New York, USA Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology on Booth #N-7000 at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Among the technologies to be exhibited are: Genesis® 260GX – New Threaded Wheel Grinding Powerhouse The 200/260GX... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

ASM Alternative Energy Wafer Inspection Technology Wins Prestigious Terawatt Diamond Award

June 23, 2016

At the recent SNEC PV Power Expo, ASM Alternative Energy (ASM AE) again confirmed its technology leadership as the company took home another Terawatt Diamond Award.  Winning this year for its SolarWIS LITE solar inspection system, the Terawatt Diamond Award is a distinction that recognizes the top 10 highlights of the SNEC event and is selected by the show organizers.    Last year, ASM AE... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Automatic Washability Tester performs tests on coated panels.

June 23, 2016

Driven by micro-step controlled electronic motor, Automatic Washability Tester can perform abrasion and washability tests on coated panels to define resistance of paint, varnish, or related products to scratching, wearing, and color loss due to wet or dry abrasion. Test is either used as pass/fail by testing to specified number of strokes, or defining minimum number of strokes at which coating fails by checking at regular intervals. Two integrated pumps allow user to test 2 fluids simultaneously. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bearing-less Encoder optimizes vector motor control.

June 23, 2016

Designed for mounting on NEMA standard 8.5 in. C-Face, MRI 2850 offers motion feedback solution in applications such as large rotating machinery found in construction, pulp and paper, oil and gas, wind, and marine industries. Magnetic code-wheel supports shaft sizes from 1–4 in. without need for stub shaft. One or two independent read-heads can be provided, each with any resolution from 1–16,383 ppr. Output drivers support signal frequencies up to 100 kHz at 30 V over 350 m cable. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Acquisition and Control System supports analog input modules.

June 23, 2016

MAQ®20 supports strain gage module (MAQ20-BRDG1), which offers 4 input channels and can interface to full, half, and quarter bridge sensors using 4- or 6-wire connections. All channels are individually configurable. Also supported, frequency input module accepts zero-crossing and TTL signals with frequencies from 1 Hz to 1 MHz plus State Change and provides DC stimulus for contact sensors. This module has 8 individually configurable input channels and 4 controllable outputs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Water Meter features integrated 3-state valve.

June 23, 2016

Equipped with 3-state valve, ally™ Water Meter lets utilities remotely turn on water for new account, turn off water in event of leak, or reduce flow. Alarms can alert utilities to conditions such as empty pipes, reverse flow, leaks, and tampering. In addition to sensors for monitoring pressure at service connection, meter includes temperature sensors to warn of potential freezing problem. Data is transmitted from meter to utility via Sensus FlexNet® utility-grade communication network. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

TDR Cable Analyzer measures frequency domain S-parameters.

June 23, 2016

Featuring portable design, CT100B TDR Cable Analyzer provides step TDR impedance waveforms with resolution sufficient to show connector detail (~1 cm). Unit is also capable of making calibrated frequency domain S-parameter measurements, including return loss (S11) and cable loss/insertion loss (S21). Fully re-engineered sampling engine allows for waveforms up to 1.5 million points long, while subpixel sampling ensures that every detectable cable fault is visible at every horizontal scale. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Low-Dose Radiography System enhances veterinary industry.

June 23, 2016

Using flat-panel detector, ImageVue&trade; DR50 enables low-dose radiation image capture in real-time at point of care without sacrificing diagnostic image clarity. Reduction in radiation promotes health and well-being of pets and veterinary professionals, while imaging capabilities enhance visualization of dense anatomy and fine anatomical structures. Capturing digital image in <8 sec, this radiography system can be combined with cloud-based IDEXX Web PACS software for remote access to images. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Accuracy Meter comes in NEMA 1 type enclosure assembly.

June 23, 2016

Serving critical metering applications, Nexus® 1500+ revenue and Class A power quality meter employs Constant Calibration&trade; technology that self-calibrates meter every 10 sec for optimal accuracy and stability. Product expands switchgear capability and lets user meter critical circuits without switchboard panel redesign. Meter is pre-wired in enclosure, which has shorting blocks and fuses for error-free and accelerated installation. Locking mechanism, also standard, prevents tampering. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Reference Design Kit creates solar-powered sensor beacons.

June 23, 2016

With CYALKIT-E02 Reference Design Kit, users can develop solar-powered Wireless Sensor Node that can sense temperature and humidity around its location and transmit data using Bluetooth® Low Energy connectivity. Measuring 25 mm in diameter, battery-free sensor integrates Energy Harvesting PMICs, EZ-BLE&trade; PRoC&trade; module, and 15 x 15 mm solar cell that enables operation using 100 lux of ambient light. BLE-USB Bridge and Debug Board can be connected to host PC to receive sensor data. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

L.A. Metro Transportation Authority Selects SmartDrive for Rollout across Bus and Rail Fleets

June 22, 2016

Second Largest Transit Agency in United States to Protect All Riders by Expanding Deployment to Add New Video-Based Safety Program for Rail PHOENIX - (American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference) - SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based solutions that reduce risk, improve safety and support transit agencies' ability to comply with rail regulations, announced today that... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Japanese Automaker, Daihatsu, Collaborates with Local Designers to Offer Car Design Customization Using Stratasys 3D Printing

June 22, 2016

Carmaker worked with top Japanese designers to create unique, customizable automotive exterior ‘Effect Skins’ for their 2-door convertible MINNEAPOLIS REHOVOT, Israel - Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, says automaker Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd, (Daihatsu) is one of the first manufacturers to deliver on the 3D printing vision of mass... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Power Interface Module supports ATCA applications.

June 22, 2016

Available in 2.28 x 1.45 x 0.84 in. quarter-brick format, Model PIM4610PD simplifies design in blade server applications based on ATCA and PICMG 3.7 systems. Unit operates over input range of 36&ndash;75 V, delivering 864 W with 54 V input, 768 W at 48 V, and 600 W at 37.5 V. Offering up to 98.8% efficiency at 600 W, module provides energy monitoring via I2C or PMBus. Low-EMI design techniques ensure that minimal filtering is needed to meet CISPR Class B EMC standards required for ICT systems. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Condition Monitoring Kit assesses machine health.

June 22, 2016

By testing bearings, pumps, electric motors, and compressors, CMAK 400-ML Basic Condition Monitoring Kit enables multi-parameter machine assessment. Kit includes SKF Machine Condition Advisor to simultaneously measure machine vibration signals and temperature; external sensor featuring 100 mV/g accelerometer; SKF IR Thermometer serving as dual laser sighted non-contact instrument; and SKF Inspector 400 Ultrasonic Probe, which senses high frequency sounds, leaks, and electric discharges. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Timing Measurement Tools aid air traffic network management.

June 22, 2016

Timing measurement tools for Next Generation Air Traffic Management (ATM) networks simulate and measure all delay requirements. MAPS&trade; Controller can control GL tools to perform all tests repeatedly and record results for post analysis. To perform several timing measurements, users can setup testbed with appropriate AVN elements and various GL tools at appropriate strategic interfaces. Script-based and API-driven products can be reused for various purposes during performing various test cycles. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mahr Federal to Highlight MarShaft(TM) Scope 250 Plus, New MarShaft Scope 600 Plus 3D, and MarGear GMX 400 at IMTS 2016

June 21, 2016

-- Also Custom Gage Capabilities of Mahr Federal's MarSolutions Engineered Metrology Team PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus, the new MarShaft Scope 600 plus 3D, and the MarGear GMX 400 at IMTS 2016, September 12-17, 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, Booth #E-5614. Also on display will be several custom gaging solutions developed by the... Read More