Meters

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Intelligent Mass Flow Meters offer multi-gas/-range functionality.

March 5, 2015

Supporting 6 gases – N2, Air, O2, Argon, Helium, and CO2 – at up to 8 bar, ZFM offers standard accuracy of ±(0.5% RD + 0.2% FS). Users can, by connecting to RS232/RS485 port of PC or laptop and running ZFM Configuration Utility software, select different gas types and flow ranges (3.5–10 sl/min FS) within minutes and without removing instrument from installation. Other features include automatic sensor zero offset adjustment, 2 programmable totalizers, and selectable analog outputs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Mini-Clamp Meter spot checks electrical systems.

March 3, 2015

Measuring 5.8 in. tall, pocket-sized AMP-25 AC/DC TRMS Mini-Clamp measures AC/DC load (60/300 A) and in-rush current for motor start-up monitoring, with features like True-RMS for accuracy in electrically noisy environments, non-contact voltage detection, and 300 A low pass filter for variable frequency drive testing. Meter is safety rated CAT III 600 V and features DCA zero and data hold functions, auto power off, 1 in. jaw opening, and backlit screen. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Source/Measure Units extend battery life in mobile devices.

March 2, 2015

Providing 80 W power output, Model N6785A is used for battery drain analysis, while Model N6786A is used for functional test. Two-quadrant SMUs allow engineers to test devices that require current up to 8 A, such as tablets and large smartphones. With seamless measurement ranging, users can measure dynamic currents without glitches or disruptions to measurement. When combined with SMU's built-in 18-bit digitizer, seamless measurement ranging enables effective vertical resolution of ~28-bits. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gauge Meters power up to 12 load cells.

March 2, 2015

Designed for weight, millivolt, and force measurement applications, Model PD6100 and explosion proof Model PD8-6100 feature 1-button zeroing of display, auto-zero adjustment to prevent drift, and panel-mounted or rugged, field-mounted enclosure. Tare/Reset Tare function enables meters to compensate for anomalies, such as sludge buildup at bottom of empty tank. Accepting mV input signals up to 300 mV (unipolar) and ±250 mV (bipolar), both meters are rated for max current of 350 mA at 10 V. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Vibration Meter checks overall health of equipment.

March 2, 2015

Offering portable, multifunction vibration screening tool, Fluke® 805 FC provides quantifiable information on bearing and overall health of motors and other rotating equipment. Handheld unit measures overall vibration from 10–1,000 Hz and provides 4-level severity assessment. By automatically saving vibration data wirelessly to Fluke Connect™ cloud storage, meter lets authorized team members view measurement data on mobile device via Fluke Connect app. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Sound Level Meters offer enhanced usability via software.

February 25, 2015

Model 831 and LxT support SLM Utility G4 software, which provides usability-optimized interface for sound level meter setup and data analysis. Software promotes work efficiency by supporting simultaneous control of multiple meters and allows consultants/engineers to share setups, download and display data, as well as export to Excel® files via USB or Internet connection. Standard version is 64-bit to support large data files, and another version is available for 32-bit computers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Viscometer simplifies oil condition monitoring.

February 24, 2015

Suited for field operators, microVISC-m™ simplifies daily or routine measurements of lubricating oil viscosity. Sample volume requirements are as small as 100 µL, and measurement of oil viscosity is made possible via 1 min test that eliminates need to wait for test results from remote labs. Instrument displays dynamic viscosity at ambient conditions and extrapolates kinematic viscosities at 40°C, 80°C, and 100°C following industry-standard ASTM D341 formulas. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Electronic Flow Sensors provide continuous sensing.

February 20, 2015

With measurement ranges from 0.1–60.0 gpm, RotorFlow® Sensors provide accurate switching and clear visual indication within variety of monitoring and metering applications. Paddlewheel design combines high-visibility composite rotors and solid-state electronics. Components are packaged together, within panel-mounted inline housings, with choice of plastic, brass, or steel construction. Some applications include chillers, heat exchangers, medical equipment, lasers, and welders. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Miniature Spectrometer helps ensure product and food quality.

February 18, 2015

Fully configurable across 190–1100 nm wavelength, Flame Spectrometer is suited for use in absorbance, transmission, reflectance, irradiance, and color measurement applications. Unit has thermal stability of 0.05 nm/°C from 200-850 nm. Interchangeable slits enable user to adjust resolution and throughput on demand, while indicator LEDs show continuous power and data transfer status. With 89 x 63 x 34 mm footprint, Flame offers choice of USB or RS-232 communications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Power and Energy Meter measures lasers up to 120 kW.

February 18, 2015

With response time of <1 minute, 120K-W Laser Power Meter can measure very high power, fiber, IR, and Nd:YAG lasers. Portable unit consists of beam dump with overall dimensions of 50 x 50 cm, and water flow power measurement unit with 11 x 15 x 34 cm dimensions. Connecting to PC via RS-232 interface, meter includes software that displays and graphs power and water flow rate. It is suited for heavy-duty applications, such as deep penetration welding, drilling, and cutting large products in field. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

In-Line Turbine Flow Meter measures low-viscosity liquids.

February 17, 2015

Featuring flow rate range of 3–26 gpm with ±1% accuracy, MPFM Multi-Purpose Flow Meter is suited for measuring flow of water, detergents, DEF, and other low viscosity liquids. Unit features 2-button interface with ½ in. digits and ability to indicate measurements in gallons, pints, quarts, or liters. Mounted in any orientation, or at end of hose, meter has nylon and glass reinforced fiber body and rotor with ceramic bearings and stainless steel shaft and snap rings for chemical resistance. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometer offers auto-scanning capability.

February 16, 2015

Capable of automatically measuring color chart for profile creation in about 4 minutes, Model FD-9 can reduce scanning time and operator errors while optimizing measurement accuracy. LCD mounted on main body allows users to set up, operate, and monitor instrument. FD-9 can be used in network environment to serve multiple printers from all major manufacturers. With optional automatic sheet feeder, up to 100 charts can be loaded into feeder and measured continuously. Read More

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Viscosity Meter incorporates tuning fork design.

February 11, 2015

Providing accurate, fast-response viscosity and density monitoring, direct insertion Micro Motion® Fork Viscosity Meter is suited for demanding process applications such as oil-fired heater combustion control, HFO blending/production, and pump protection. Unit incorporates hazardous area approved head-mounted transmitter that can connect to control systems via digital and analog protocols. Meter is also capable of accepting and processing external signals from other field instrumentation. Read More

Vision Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

System Semiconductor calculates distance using one camera.

February 11, 2015

Offering performance exceeding 30 fps, DR1151 uses Dual Aperture's 4-color 3D image solution technology, which extracts RGB and IR signals from single image sensor, to calculate relative distance to object with single-lens camera. Application of self-developed hardware blocks to process calculations required for extracting relative distance minimizes power consumption, which accommodates demands of mobile and portable applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Open Channel Area-Velocity Flowmeter has portable design.

February 5, 2015

Capable of monitoring flow through open channels, partially full sewer pipes, and surcharged pipes without flume or weir, MantaRay uses submerged, hydrodynamically shaped ultrasonic sensor that sheds deposits and stringers to promote reliable operation. Flow rate and total are displayed and logged in real-time, and power can be supplied via built-in, rechargeable batteries or external 12–24 Vdc batteries. Included battery charger allows continuous operation with 4–20 mA and relay outputs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

Digital Multimeter integrates data visualization.

February 2, 2015

Integrating digital multimeter, digitizer for waveform capture, and capacitive touchscreen user interface, 7 ½-digit DMM7510 Graphical Sampling Multimeter is suited for device characterization, debugging, and analysis as well as production test/ATE. Multimeter provides 14 ppm basic 1-year DCV accuracy and measurement ranges to 100 mV, 1 Ω, and 10 µA. With 1 MS/sec, 18-bit digitizer, user can view and analyze current and voltage waveforms and transients without need for PC. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Moisture Meter dries samples instead of burning them.

February 2, 2015

Conserving time for scientists, chemists, QC, and R&D professionals, TrueDry CV-9 measures moisture of 9 samples with 4 min of hands-on time. Instrument dries samples via heated, desiccated air until achieving uniform value of 1% RH; monitors weight automatically; and maintains constant vapor pressure in chamber regardless of ambient conditions. Controlled contact drying technology makes it possible to analyze samples at lower temperatures, preventing loss of materials other than water. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Infrared Thermometers suit high-temperature applications.

January 27, 2015

Designed to operate in environments ranging from 400–3,000°C while providing accuracy of ±0.5% +1°C, Raynger® 3i Plus Series is suited for metal refining, foundry and processing operations, chemical and petrochemical furnaces, heat treatment, and power plants. Units are housed in rugged casing with Red Nose heat-resistant warning detector and alarm to minimize risk of sensor overheating. Powered by Lithium-ion batteries, thermometers transfer data to PC or smartphone via USB or Bluetooth. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensor detects 1 mm distance changes.

January 27, 2015

Designed for difficult distance-based applications over range of 25–300 mm, Model Q4X detects distance changes as small as 1 mm on targets such as black objects on black backgrounds or reflective items. High excess gain and 64-element imager combine to minimize errors in detection, counting, and validating orientation. Supplied in IP67, IP68, and IP69K rated stainless steel housing, sensor has angled 4-digit, 7-segment LED display and provides bipolar outputs.  Read More

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Hi-Res Spectrometer eliminates gas purging, external cooling.

January 26, 2015

Designed for elemental analysis in industry, science, and academic applications, SPECTRO ARCOS lets users select axial plasma or radial plasma observation in one instrument and without any optical compromise. CCD optic system with Paschen-Runge mount assembly delivers resolution of 8.5 picometer over 130–340 nm range. Along with air-cooled, solid-state power generator, features include UV-PLUS sealed optical chamber and air-cooled interface. Read More