Test & Measuring Instruments

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Printer Materials Development Kit accelerates R&D.

June 26, 2015

Combining fast test cycle times with small build volume, RAM10™ 3D Printer Materials Development Kit provides open materials development system that uses ViriPrint™ software and includes fluids manifold, electronics, and spreader bars. Ability for users to change powder, binder, firing parameters, tubing, and powder deposition subsystems enables distributed development of new materials sets as well as scale-up to larger systems. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Configurable Control Platform improves operational efficacy.

June 26, 2015

Improving utilization of existing tools and assets, Automation Platform consists of two programmable automation control options; I/O modules for interfacing to any type of sensor, actuator, valve, etc; and Controls Workbench software for configuration, process monitoring, tuning, and data storage. Library of process routine templates and function blocks facilitates implementation, and leveraging of Umetrics analytical solutions improves automation via real-time actionable data insights. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Single-Use Datalogger records cold chain temperatures.

June 25, 2015

Used to automatically monitor product en route or in storage, I-Plug-PDF auto-generates PDF temperature report for receivers as proof of quality. No interface cable or separate software is needed; 73 x 15 x 33 mm unit, which has encrypted 8,000-point memory, plugs directly into any USB port for reading of data. Monitoring range is -40 to +65°F, accuracy is 0.3°C, and resolution is 0.1°C. Users can preset logger for alarms; multiple LED indicators show when temperature excursion occurs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Resistive Sensing Conditioner offers 24-bit measurement.

June 25, 2015

Supplied in 6 x 6 mm VQFN package, Model PGA900 provides precise 24-bit measurement of conditions such as pressure, strain, flow, or liquid levels. One-chip solution integrates 2 low-noise 24-bit ADCs to enable high-resolution signal acquisition, 14-bit DAC to provide highly linear analog outputs, and variety of output interfaces, including analog voltage, 4–20 mA current loop, SPI, I(2)C, UART, and 1-wire. Integrated power management accepts external power supply voltages from 3.3–30 V. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Material Handling & Storage

Wireless DC Clamps save, share measurements directly from field.

June 25, 2015

With 64 mm jaw size, a3003 clamps around large, high current conductors and measures up to 2,000 A DC. Fostering accurate measurements without interrupting workflow, a3004 measures 4–20 mA signals without breaking loop and features detachable clamp with extension cable for measurements in tight locations. Both instruments record and store up to 65,000 measurements with logging feature and wirelessly send data to Fluke Connect®-enabled master units and Fluke Connect mobile app. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscope System offers MIPI C-PHY TX test solution.

June 25, 2015

With Tektronix C-PHY Solution, engineers developing next-generation camera technologies using C-PHY 1.0 interface can conduct in-depth analyses, debugging, and characterization of designs. Solution combines C-PHY Essential software, 4-lane C-PHY traffic generator, single-lane oscilloscope-based C-PHY protocol decoder, and C-PHY termination board. While C-PHY Essential software is designed for TX characterization, it can also be used by designers for receiver calibration. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Water Leak Detector sensor listens for water from cracked pipe.

June 25, 2015

With maximized sound amplification, Gen-Ear LE® can pinpoint water leaks in residential and commercial water lines under concrete, asphalt, or tile. Handheld amplifier fits in operator's palm and provides noise-free amplification with built-in preset audio filters, while headphones with noise cancellation features block out interference from surrounding ambient noise. Probe rods, magnetic attachment, and Sound Amplification Module address specific areas of use.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TBT Verification Tool simplifies safety compliance testing.

June 24, 2015

Fluke® PRV240 Proving Unit provides safe method for 3-point test before touch (TBT) verification of electrical test tools without placing electrician or technician in potentially hazardous electrical environments generally involving known live voltage sources. Use reduces risk of shock and arc flash and does not require personal protective equipment. Able to source 240 V of AC and DC steady-state voltage, unit can perform up to 5,000 tests per set of 4 AA batteries. Read More

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

Strain Gage Input Module offers 1,500 Vrms input-to-bus isolation.

June 24, 2015

Able to interface to quarter, half, or full-bridge sensors using 4- or 6-wire connection, MAQ®20-BRDG1 provides 4 channels of strain gage input. Unit interfaces to transducers with nominal resistance of 100 Ω to 1 kΩ; four 24-bit data converters provide measurement capability with accuracy to ±0.05%; and anti-alias filtering eliminates signal degradation from environmental noise. Signal range, bridge excitation voltage, and sample rate are all user configurable.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

Infrared Thermometers feature dual laser design.

June 24, 2015

Compatible with Type K thermocouples, OS499 Series offers measurement range up to 1,400°F with distance to spot ratio up to 30:1.  Non-contact temperature measuring devices feature dual lasers for optimized targeting, built-in flashlight, mini thermocouple socket up to 2,552°F, and large LCD with power backlight that enables night and low light viewing. Powered by two AAA batteries, thermometers use color bar to display temperature in Max/Min mode. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

TrueRMS Multimeter supports remote measurements via Bluetooth.

June 24, 2015

Able to display live, hold, min/max, or relative to stored reference value data, Owon B35T multifunction 3 5/6 digit multimeter, datalogger, and temperature meter offers true RMS reading and Bluetooth® connectivity. Temperature measurements use provided K-type thermocouple, and analog bar graph visually indicates measurement amplitude. Along with 2.5 x 2.1 in. backlit display, features include smart power-off function; built-in, fold-up tilt stand; and dimensions of 3.4 x 7.3 x 1.2 in. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Precision Weighing Platforms survive harsh industrial conditions.

June 24, 2015

Featuring load cell with integrated overload protection and IP66/IP68 ratings, PBK9 and PFK9 are standalone solutions that can also operate as components in applications ranging from counting and formulating to filling. Operators are notified when recalibration or adjustments are needed due to environmental changes, and automated calibration with built-in calibration weight and plug-in cables facilitate maintenance. Monobloc and filter technology promote precision and reliability. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Sound Level Meter meets ANSI standards requirements.

June 24, 2015

Designed for use in industrial applications that call for ANSI standards, SoniChek PRO (Part No. 3550) features and A/C weighting and backlit display. and is designed according to IEC651 (Type 2) and ANSI S1.4 (Type 2) standards. Areas of use include such commercial and residential applications as fire alarm, home theater, plant maintenance, and HVAC installations.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

Conductivity Meter uses sample-independent smart probes.

June 24, 2015

With line of smart probes, Model 2100 can measure conductivity of liquids from 10-3 S/cm, such as low concentration of salt solutions in water, down to 10-15 S/cm, approaching hexane and other highly non-polar solvents. Factory-calibrated probes are completely sample-independent; there is no need to recalibrate probe every time sample with different conductivity or dielectric constant is measured. Probes can be disassembled for cleaning and reassembled in seconds with no change in cell constant. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Machinery & Machining Tools

Laser Beam Monitoring System supports dynamic measurements.

June 24, 2015

Featuring magnification optics for measuring beams with spot sizes down to 55 µm, non-contact BeamWatch® 2.0 monitors high-power (up to 100 kW) YAG, fiber, and diode lasers in 980–1,080 nm range used in industrial material processing applications. Unit takes measurements every 60 msec, providing instant readings of focus spot size and beam position as well as dynamic measurements of focal plane location during process start-up. Dual axis measurement support is available Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

PoE Embedded System supports automated optical inspection.

June 24, 2015

Supporting 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 or Celeron™ processor, Model eBOX671-885-FL is equipped with 4-port Power-over-Ethernet, 6 USB 3.0 ports, and 8-channel programmable/isolated digital I/O. Box PC supports CFast™ socket, mSATA interface, and dual 2.5 in. HDD/SSD with RAID 0/1 for backup. Featuring fanless design and dust-proof housing, unit additionally includes 2 Gigabit LAN ports, 4 COM ports, and 2 USB 2.0 ports, as well as 1 DVI-I, 1 HDMI, and 1 DisplayPort. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Multifunctional Remote I/O Module has analog output and DIO.

June 23, 2015

Offering 4 channels each of analog output, digital input, and digital output, M-7024U operates from -13 to +167°F and communicates over Modbus RTU and DCON protocols via RS-485. Module provides programmable output range on all current and voltage analog output channels, including 0–5 V, ±5 V, 0–10 V, ±10 V, +4 to +20 mA, and 0 to +20 mA. Each analog output channel can be configured for individual range, and per-channel open-wire detection is offered for +4 to +20 mA outputs. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spindle Qualification System aids preventive maintenance.

June 23, 2015

Comprised of software, noncontact capacitive sensors, and precision target pins, SpindleCheck enables maintenance departments and machine operators to know how machine is performing before making parts. Capabilities facilitate and accelerate spindle measurement of rotational and thermal errors. Measuring changes in point of machining to identify thermal drift helps accelerate installation verification, prevent unnecessary spindle rebuilds, and troubleshoot form errors in parts. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Torque Telemetry System features digital output signal.

June 23, 2015

Utilizing strain gauge technology, TorqueTrak TPM2 provides torque and power monitoring for applications such as material handling equipment, marine, automotive, energy, and power generation. Unit features digital RS422 full duplex, serial interface with user selectable sample rates from 10–4,800 samples/sec. Signal resolution is 15 bits for 8 input ranges from 0–32 mV/V down to 0–0.25 mV/V. Available for shaft diameters from 0.75–40 in., system offers continuous long-term measurement. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transducer withstands shock and vibration.

June 23, 2015

Featuring all-welded 316 stainless steel wetted material, Ashcroft® G3 monitors and controls pressure where vibration, shock, and high-cycling exist. Unit is available in ranges from 0/5 through 0/300 psi and vacuum with accuracy of ±1.50% of span from -20 to 85°C. Configurable with wide selection of pressure connections and electrical terminations, transducer is suited for compressor control, HVAC/R, process automation and control, and pump monitoring. Read More