Gages & Gauges

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Weighing/Force Instruments feature built-in web server.

February 4, 2016

Offering intuitive operation and advanced diagnostics, BLH Nobel G5 Instruments support process weighing and control, force measurement, factory automation, high dynamic force measurement, and high-speed batching/blending systems. Panel-mount version provides 24 Vdc or 115/230 Vac operation, while rail-mount model offers 24 Vdc operation only. Instruments support Modbus/TCP, Ethernet/IP, FTP, HTTP, Profibus, DeviceNet, ControlNet, and Modbus RTU interfaces as well as RS485 and analog outputs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Full-Bridge Strain Gages offer small, high-resistance patterns.

January 15, 2016

Based on Advanced Sensors technology, Transducer Class® S5056/S5020/S5046/S5047 offer alternative to bonding multiple, individual strain gages in bending and torque/shear applications. Features include optimized grid-to-grid temperature matching; range of pattern configurations; gold-plated solder pads; and resistance from 350 Ω to 20 kΩ. All 4 active arms of Wheatstone bridge circuit are formed on single carrier, and all intrabridge connections are integrated into pattern. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Jaw Force Gauges measure grip on workpieces.

January 11, 2016

With Jaw Force Gauges, users can accurately measure force applied to each chuck jaw independently, so that problems can be diagnosed and corrected before failure occurs. Reading in pounds of chucking force per jaw is holding force available for that specific jaw. Providing force range from 0–30,000 lb, gauges are suitable for chucks from 6–18 in. Gauges identify potential safety hazards and keep chucks operating at full force for maximum production and service life. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Sensor and App measure coating thickness.

January 7, 2016

Combining precise measurements, resistance to interference, and wireless technology, SmarTest version of SIDSP® Sensors relay digitally generated readings to smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth. Readings exceeding set limits are indicated on sensor's green/red LED. SmarTest App provides clear display of current measuring value, statistical evaluation, storage of measuring values in files, 2-point calibration, measuring unit metric/imperial switchover, and export of measurements in CSV format. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dual Zone Radar Sensor detects moving and stationary targets.

December 1, 2015

Featuring narrow 11 x 13° beam pattern, R-GAGE™ Q240 Sensor is suited for monitoring specific area without detecting adjacent objects. Two independent adjustable sensing zones enable sensor to provide far and near proximity warning signs with capability to detect objects over 40 m away. Supplied in IP67-rated housing, Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave sensor operates in temperatures from -40 to 149°F and is suited for outdoor applications, such as port crane collision avoidance. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gauge has RTD for accurate temperature measurement.

November 20, 2015

Built on proprietary Advanced Sensors strain gage technology, Micro-Measurements® Sensor Gage features strain gage and embedded resistance temperature detector (RTD) on same substrate. Design simplifies layouts while meeting demand for strain measurement precision and accuracy. Appropriate fourth-order polynomial variables, derived from thermal output of each batch of gages constructed of well-known materials, are critical to minimizing effect of thermal output on test data. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

WirelessHART® Pressure Gauge helps optimize plant operations.

November 20, 2015

By enabling remote collection of field data, Rosemount™ Wireless Pressure Gauge keeps operators updated on changing field conditions and helps ensure personnel safety by minimizing manual operator rounds and field exposure. Device utilizes piezeoresistive sensor technology and is equipped with 4.5 in. gauge face for easy visibility. Housed in engineered polymer enclosure with NEMA 4X, IP66/67 rating, product provides up to 10 years of reliable readings. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Torque Gauge provides testing flexibility.

November 3, 2015

Along with menu programming that facilitates selection and setup, multilingual FG-7000T features numerical or graph mode display operation. Operational modes include Peak, First Peak, Preset, or Track Mode, and external input immediately recognizes torque sensors – 9, 44, and 88 lb-in. capacities – with standard chuck adapter. Measuring frictional resistance between rubber slider mounted on end of pendulum arm and test surface, gauge also features 1,000 point memory with definable groups. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Weather Stations utilize snow level sensor option.

October 7, 2015

Available as option for Weather MicroServer which can be used with any CWS weather station model, Snow Level Sensor transmits ultrasonic pulsed sound wave through air to meet reflective object, such as snow. When sound wave makes contact with target, it bounces back toward sensor, which records time required for sound wave to travel to target and return. Using speed of sound, sensor calculates distance to object. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Height Marker features camera-enabled design.

October 5, 2015

Designed with discreet 2 MP network HD camera and advanced motion detection, SNB-H-6010 Height Marker instantly delivers important visual information to help identify and apprehend suspects. Camera’s 180° field of view, wide dynamic range, and micro SD/SDHC/SDXC memory slot help to ensure that all action is discreetly captured, while multi-streaming capability allows important images to be transmitted to authorized personnel. Powered by 12V DC or PoE, marker fits most standard door frames. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi Ionization Gauge helps minimize vacuum system downtime.

October 2, 2015

G-TRANS Series ST2 is designed with unique electrode structure that lightens load on ion collectors by reducing ion current value per area and makes electric potential in ionized space uniform. Transducer-type ionization vacuum gauge enables accurate measurements, from 10 Pa to 1E-5 Pa, for long period of time, even under harsh conditions. Connecting Pirani vacuum gauge unit and atmospheric pressure sensor enables reduction in control signals. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gage Bundle supports applications above +400°C.

October 1, 2015

Optimized for hostile environments, Micro-Measurements® Strain Gage Bundle offers choice of 2 strain gage series: ZC-Series free-filament models with etched Kanthal foil alloy grids, and weldable LZ-Series wire strain gages with Nichrome V and Pt8W alloys. Installation options for ZC series include GC, H, PBX, and Sauereisen DKS-8 ceramic cements. Lead wire options include spot-welded Nichrome V ribbon in widths of 1.6 mm and 3.2 mm, with thicknesses of 0.05 mm and 0.08 mm, respectively. Read More

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

Liquid Level Indicator has non-electric, dual-chamber design.

September 28, 2015

Incapable of freezing, nitrogen-filled model 5101 has front chamber that houses readily viewable color flag and another housing that holds magnet and float. These separate chambers, manufactured with either Brass or 316 SST, can be mounted into female spud and ensure that front flag indicator never comes in contact with liquid being measured. Design also allows use in hazardous locations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Speed Inline Camshaft Gauge offers submicron accuracy.

September 21, 2015

Gantry or robot fed for 100% end-of-line inspection, Model 1310S measures up to 28 features, including lobes, journals, chatter, and timing references, with sub-micron accuracy and repeatability. Fully automated unit, with <25 sec cycle time, maintains production machining process for up to 200 parts/hr in real-time. Follower modules are capable of 3,600 data points per revolution per follower, and gauge has adjustable tailstock and headstock for simultaneous engagement of all follower modules. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thickness Gauges offer non-destructive measurements.

August 11, 2015

Supplied in handheld, IP54-rated splashproof housing, TKG Series utilizes ultrasonic technology for non-destructive thickness measurements of steel structures. Sunlight readable units provide on-screen display in 8 languages and fast minimum feature to capture minimum thickness. Measurement range is 0.040–20 in. of steel with 5 MHz probe and 0.020–20 in. of steel (optional) with 10 MHz probe. Applications include pressure vessels, storage tanks, ship hulls, steam lines, and boiler tubes. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Force Measurement Indicators provide 24-bit resolution.

August 5, 2015

Suitable for automatic as well non-automatic applications, Type 1020-FMD Indicators offer measurement speed of 1,600 conversions/sec, supporting static and dynamic force measurement as well as destructive material tests. Units feature zero adjustment, track recording, hold/peak, hold/valley, hold, and overload protection. All are provided with USB to facilitate setup and backup functions. Available as panel meter or in stainless steel enclosure, indicators display force via 2.8 in. TFT screen. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Feedback Systems integrate into drives.

July 31, 2015

Supplied in IP67-rated housing, Absolute Position and Angle Measurement Systems are suited for installation or direct integration into drive and positioning systems, and can be used in rotary applications as well. Magnetically encoded systems, featuring Permagnet® nonius technology, enable formats, strokes, and end positions of axes to be adjusted automatically. Position data is generated in real-time and made available in absolute form using SSI or bidirectional BiSS C interfaces. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Angle Gauge and Leveling Tool target woodworking industry.

July 27, 2015

With AccuMASTER 2-in-1 Digital Gauge, craftsmen can find true level and precisely check angles on saw blades, jointer fences, sharpening planes, drill presses, and band saw tables. Magnetized base attaches directly to any metal surface, while bright Stayglow display shows angle readings in degrees, percent, or inch-feet/metric. Spanning gaps from 3/32 to 2 ½ in., AirShim Inflatable Pry Bar and Leveling Tool can support up to 300 lb. User just squeezes AirShim's hand pump until cabinet is level. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Small-Scale Strain Gages target PCB reliability testing.

July 9, 2015

Affording precise, stable, and reliable stress analysis even in harsh environments, C2A-06-G1350-120 rectangular rosette gage and C2A-06-015LW-120 uniaxial linear gage detect PCB surface strains at critical locations in consumer electronics. Stacked C2A-06-G1350-120 features 5 mm dia matrix and 3 m of 3-conductor cable, while C2A-06-015LW-120 comes with pre-attached cables and features active grid length of 0.015 in. and overall matrix of 1.4 x 1.9 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Water Pressure Gauges keep lead out of drinking water.

June 18, 2015

Available with 2, 2½, and 4 in. dia dials, models UA20-X82, UA25-X82 and EA14-X82 are manufactured to comply with U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), January, 2014. These Weksler lead-free pressure gauges consequently offer safe method for monitoring pressures in potable water systems. Specific applications include potable water storage, water filtration, fresh-water plumbing systems, and ice production. Read More