Gages & Gauges

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

RFC4800 Series touchless angle sensors are sealed up to IP69K.

December 5, 2016

Featuring resolution of 14-bits across 360° and repeatability of 0.36°, RFC4800 Series angle sensors include programmable zero point offset, measurement averaging and sign of rotational direction. With independent linearity of ±0.5% of full scale, unit operates at temperature range of -40 to +125 °C. Available as single and multi-channel versions, unit with IO-Link interface offers serial communication protocol and SSI, SPI as digital output options.

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Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Thermocouple Gauge has round, single-channel design.

October 5, 2016

Supplied in 52 mm OD housing with IP65 face suited for harsh industrial environments, microprocessor-based DPG-SD-1 series features Type K thermocouple sensor input. Temperature units are field-selectable for °C or °F, and bright red LED numeric display facilitates readability. Along with user-adjustable HI alarm set point, features include Max Peak Temperature recall function +32 to +2282°F display range flashing display during alarm condition, and internal 2 A relay circuit. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

ID/OD Indicator Gauge offers diverse measurement capabilities.

September 30, 2016

Accepting various contacts and anvils, Multimar 36 B Indicator Gage can measure pitch, gear diameters, threads, taper diameters and recesses, and more. Integrated Wireless Indicator compatibility allows wireless data transmission. Offered in 2 sizes, unit can measure IDs from 0.75–9 in. and ODs from 0.25–9.5 in. T-Plate configuration gives diameter reading directly across diameter; third contact may be used as side-stop or centralizer. V-Plate configuration is self-centralizing. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless IoT Sensors enhance water monitoring capabilities.

September 28, 2016

Powered by user-replaceable C lithium battery, Telog® 41 Series uses low-power, Long-Range (LoRa®) wireless communications to remotely measure and monitor water, wastewater, and groundwater systems, including water pressures, flows, levels and rainfall volumes. These IoT sensors, as part of smart water infrastructure, communicate data using LoRaWAN technology to Telog software at intervals between 5 min and 24 hr. Configurable alerts and alarms automate event detection/reporting. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Force Gauges help manufacturers optimize packaging.

September 27, 2016

With ±0.1% accuracy, PCE-DFG Series can measure both tensile and compressive forces. Models offer ranges/resolutions of 0–5 N/0.0005 N, 0–10 N/0.001 N, 0–20 N /0.005 N, and 0–500 N/0.05 N. Each gauge has sampling rate of 2,000 Hz, storage rate of 1 Hz, and 3 modes of measurement: peak, auto peak, and track. Equipped with 160 x 128 dot matrix LCD, gauges offer 6 units of measurement: N, mN, gf, lbf, kgf, and ozf. Up to 1,000 readings can be saved to internal memory. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Color Laser Scanner suits forensics, product design.

September 14, 2016

Intended for crime/crash scene investigation and reverse engineering applications, Freestyle3D Objects offers range of 0.3–0.8 m for scanning geometry of mid-sized components and items into high-resolution, color point cloud. User receives data prepared in SCENE Process 6.1, which offers large scale meshing tool, once object is measured, and data can also be exported into end-user applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Mahr Federal Air Gaging Improves GR&R and Process Capability on Rotor Shaft and Endplate Bearing Bore Manufacturing at Baldor Electric

August 26, 2016

PROVIDENCE, RI – As part of its continuous improvement process, Baldor Electric Company recently reached out to Mahr Federal to help identify opportunities to improve process capabilities within their machining cells. One of the goals of the project was to reduce failure costs on several components. Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Fort Smith, AR, Baldor is a leading manufacturer of...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Length Gauges increases accuracy for in-process measurement.

August 8, 2016

ACANTO 1217 and 1218, when paired with bidirectional serial interface EnDat 2.2, support in-production monitoring and thereby enable operators to detect failures before they occur. Along with built-in error monitoring, products remember last datum used and therefor eliminate need to re-master due to gauge itself. Rated to IP64 or IP67, models feature ±1 µm accuracy and 12 mm stroke and can also auto-connect and report data to any control that has implemented EnDat. 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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Printed Polymer Strain Gage utilizes paste technology.

June 16, 2016

Based on pressure-sensitive sensor paste printed onto PCB, P-DMS Polymer Strain Gage is used for measuring pressure in industrial, medical, automotive, military, and consumer electronics applications. Direct printing on application control board eliminates failure points of wire failure and corrosion in addition to negating electrical sparking as key contacts come together. Requiring no moving parts, product is available in customized sizes and shapes. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Underwater/Air Laser Scanners optimize camera inspections.

June 6, 2016

Designed to attach to camera, Nuclear NM800DA and Non-Nuclear M800DA Distance and Angle Laser Systems accurately measure position relative to target, displaying distance, pitch, and yaw. With demonstrated accuracy of 0.005 in. or better, scanners enable plant operators to consistently capture precise as-built measurements that are critical to successful design of modification and replacement hardware for reactor internals, without need for custom measurement tooling. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Eliminate the Need for Battery Characterization and Speed Time to Market with ModelGauge(TM) m5

June 2, 2016

Maxim Integrated offers industry's first stand-alone fuel gauge with SHA-256 authentication; prevents pack cloning. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Implementing pack-side battery gauges in portable devices is now easier and more secure with the ModelGauge™ m5 portfolio of MAX17201/MAX17205 and MAX17211/MAX17215 from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). -- More information about...Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Gauges are available to meet needs of any industry.

May 18, 2016

NOSHOK pressure gauges provide measurement solutions, including ability to control, check, and regulate process media. Available from standard dial and digital gauges to DP and sanitary gauges in several types with pressure ranges from 30 Vac to 100,000 psi, products offer diverse casing, fill, connection, and mounting options. Along with CE-compliant transmitters and transducers, features include 50–1,000 g shock ratings, 10–20 g vibration rating, and accuracy from ±0.125% to ±0.5% FS. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Adaptable Presetter facilitates multipoint gauge setting.

May 2, 2016

Designed for workshop environment, TAR-AL setting bench simplifies setting of 2- and 3-point gauges. Adaptability to temperature variation ensures precise setting during turning and grinding, and calibration certificate is provided for quality and ISO standards. If calibrated as Primary Setting Master, unit could be also used for in-house gage calibration. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Densitometer offers one-button operation.

April 19, 2016

Featuring portable, battery-powered design, Densi-H Density/Specific Gravity Meter operates on oscillating tube principle and reports results in seconds. Reporting capabilities include density, specific gravity and API degrees, Brix, % Alcohol, % H2SO4, °Baume, °Plato, and Proof. Built-in API tables (product groups A, B and D) allow API compliant measurement for quality control of crude oil, gasoline, petroleum products, and lubricants (ASTM D7777). Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Alicat Releases Gas Select 6.0 Firmware for its Mass Flow Meters and Controllers

April 6, 2016

New user-selectable engineering units, better control and faster data with new control software Tucson, Arizona – Alicat Scientific has updated its Gas Select™ firmware for Alicat mass flow meters, mass flow controllers and pressure controllers. Gas Select 6.0 improves user control and data speed, adding features that enable users to make changes to instruments without a factory visit. ...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

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.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

Universal ID/OD Measurement Gage is precise, stable, flexible.

March 10, 2016

Built on finely ground, hard chrome-plated column, Multimar 844 T measures ODs and IDs up to 2,500 mm. Precision guideway with ball bearings on moveable arm promote reliability and repeatability, while heat isolating handles reduce thermal influences. Stationary measuring arm can be moved along column for coarse adjustment, and constant measuring force is applied due to built-in spring. Direction of measuring force and measuring arms can be changed for external or internal dimensions. Read More