Environmental Meters

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Nor-Cal Controls Tahoe Met Station Simplifies Data Gathering

October 3, 2016

New solar PV farm projects require the use of meteorological (MET) weather stations to achieve and maintain efficiencies critical to power and revenue generation. Nor-Cal Controls ES, Inc. has meticulously engineered the Tahoe™ MET station to meet and exceed the exacting demands of this new industry using Lufft’s weather sensor. Challenges in power generation Additionally, a critical...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PPE Count on Lufft Weather Sensors for PV Monitoring

September 20, 2016

Pacific Power Engineers, Inc. (PPE) was formed by experienced engineers from different branches and offers a range of services e.g. in project management. Together with Lufft USA we provide photovoltaic monitoring solutions. For us, the values integrity and transparency are core values, and we have found these attributes in Lufft USA Inc. and their products in working with them over the...Read More

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

Multi-Sensor Transmitter suits diesel engine emissions testing.

August 24, 2016

With dew/frost point and temperature sensors on remote cables and barometric pressure sensor built into control module, DewTrak-DE measures environmental parameters at air intake of diesel engines for use in analysis during emissions testing. Analog and digital communications are standard. Able to be used in testing and research laboratories as well as in field for diverse equipment, instrument meets industry specifications for aforementioned measurements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station Component supports integrated CO2 sensor.

August 10, 2016

For automated reporting via computer or industrial automation system, Weather MicroServer offers various Internet and industrial protocols and supports integrated ambient Carbon Dioxide (CO2) sensor. Latter uses IR light source to measure CO2 at ppm level, is configured for analog output, and is installed in self-aspirating radiation shield for protection against effects of solar radiation. Sensor and Weather MicroServer can be used with any CWS weather station.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

Wood Moisture Meter provides audible alert.

August 2, 2016

Operating on 9 V battery, Moisture Meter takes moisture level reference measurements on wood and building materials such as wallboard, sheet rock, cardboard, plaster, concrete, and mortar. Icons display low, medium, and high levels of moisture content, while audible alert beeps faster as moisture level increases. Equipped with Data Hold function and Auto Power Off, meter is suited for building restoration projects and applications where moisture detection on floors and under carpets is critical. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dew Point Sensor withstands aggressive applications.

July 11, 2016

Designed for demanding process and laboratory applications, X3 Sensor uses chilled mirror technique to directly measure dew/frost point and provides absolute knowledge of moisture content. Unit may be air cooled or liquid cooled with range to -90°C frost point. Chemical resistant sensor is available in multiple configurations for measurement in aggressive background gases including ammonia, hydrochloric acid, peroxides, semiconductor process gases, medical gases, and other reactants. Read More

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

Data Loggers can monitor data via wire or wirelessly.

June 29, 2016

Designed for factory, greenhouse, home, and building automation, DL-300 Series accurately measures and logs concentration of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, temperature, humidity, and dew point in air. Built-in alarm relay output can trigger alarms when concentrations are too high or too low. Loggers support both Modbus RTU/TCP and DCON protocol, enabling integration with other I/O and SCADA software. With Android and iOS app, users can monitor real-time air quality via smartphone. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Sakor Technologies Wins Scip Grant to Work with Michigan State University on Thermal Transient Anemometer

June 27, 2016

Improved ability to measure airflow critical to new vehicle designs SAKOR Technologies, Inc., a recognized leader in the implementation of instrumentation products for dynamometer testing, announces that it won a highly competitive Small Company Innovation Program (SCIP) grant awarded by the Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN), and will use the grant for research necessary to develop...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dew Point Monitor aids powder metallurgy, additive manufacturing.

June 1, 2016

Continuous dew point monitoring system helps manufacturers comply with CQI-9 and NADCAP requirements and enables operators to plan ahead for furnace shutdowns and preventive maintenance. By helping to maintain appropriate atmosphere conditions in each furnace zone, system promotes consistent sintered product quality for metals processors while also helping to reduce operating costs, increase yields, and enhance processing windows. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inline Grain Moisture Meter offers accurate real-time measurement.

May 24, 2016

Using low-power microwaves to penetrate surface every 0.2 sec, PCE-A-315 obtains interior moisture readings from grain without causing any damage. Measurement range is 5%–40% during continuous mass flow, and error is ±0.5% from 5%–18% grain moisture. Due to integrated temperature probe, readings are accurate from 41 to 131°F. Analyzer supports connection to evaluation software, data loggers, process controllers, and complete process control systems through RS485 and 4–20 mA interfaces. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station offers GPS and compass readings.

May 20, 2016

With GPS and compass readings, Magellan MX™ is useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time meteorological data, such as incident command centers and hazmat vehicles. Depending on model, meteorological sensors can include ultrasonic wind speed and direction, temperature, RH, barometric pressure, and optical precipitation gauge. Data can be monitored with WeatherMaster Software, touchscreen Weather Display console, and/or Weather MicroServer for Internet and SCADA protocols. Read More

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

How to Mitigate Network Security Risks When Adding a Weather Station On-Site

April 28, 2016

Network security has become increasingly critical for some companies and organizations. Security breaches at private, public, and military organizations have been in the news prompting efforts to secure networks. Some organizations may be reluctant or unable to add a weather station to their networks for monitoring weather data on-site. As one example, Columbia Weather Systems recently...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

SMART 6(TM) Named Among Top 3 New Products at Pittcon 2016

April 5, 2016

MATTHEWS, N.C.– CEM Corporation, a leading supplier of process control solutions, is pleased to announce that it's new SMART 6™ Moisture/Solids Analyzer was named one of the top new products at Pittcon by Instrument Business Outlook.The SMART 6 features two major innovations compared to other moisture analyzers: the ability to accurately analyze both wet and dry samples and a significant...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Stations offer flexibility via sensor options.

April 1, 2016

Parameter options afford flexibility for all-in-one sensor configuration of Orion Weather Stations. Sensor options include Orion 531 with impact rain gauge; Orion 532 (Orion LT) with ultrasonic wind direction and speed; Orion 533 with rainfall, wind direction, and speed; Orion 534 with pressure, temperature, and humidity; Orion 535 with pressure, temperature, humidity, and rainfall; as well as Orion (complete) with pressure, temperature, humidity, rainfall, wind direction, and speed. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Ocean Power Technologies Partnered with the National Data Buoy Center

March 10, 2016

PENNINGTON, N.J. -Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) today announced that it is partnering with the National Data Buoy Center (“NDBC”) under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (“CRADA”) to conduct ocean demonstrations of its innovative Self-Contained Ocean Observing Payload (“SCOOP”) monitoring system integrated into OPT’s APB350 PowerBuoy. Considering...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Using the Model 1500 Portable Chilled Mirror Hygrometer

March 4, 2016

The Model 1500 is a portable, multi-function, optical chilled mirror hygrometer designed to accurately measure the moisture content in gases. It offers precision dew point measurement in a robust, transportable carrying case. The Model 1500 uses the chilled mirror (CM) dew point temperature condensation principle to determine the water vapor concentration in gas mixtures, and a precision...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Using the PDM-75 Portable DewMaster Chilled Mirror Hygrometer

March 4, 2016

The Model PDM-75 is an acronym for “Portable DewMaster”. It is a portable, multi-function, optical chilled mirror hygrometer designed to accurately measure the moisture content in gases. It offers precision dew point measurement in a robust, transportable carrying case. The PDM-75 uses the chilled mirror (CM) dew point temperature condensation principle to determine the water vapor...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Handheld Meters meet environmental field monitoring needs.

February 25, 2016

Digital HHC201 and HHC210 are, respectively, a dual thermocouple thermometer and IR thermometer with laser sighting. While HHC230 measures light intensity, HHC250 performs non-contact optical RPM measurement. Hygro-anemometer HHC261, used to measure air flow and humidity, offers ambient measurement, wind chill indicator, and integrated wet bulb flow vane. Differential (HHC280) and absolute pressure (HHC281) manometers are also available, and all meters have portable, rugged design. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Sensors measure wind speed and rain.

February 2, 2016

Based on Davis Instruments Wind Speed & Direction and Rain Gauge products, Smart Sensors are CE-compliant and interface with current HOBO station products, including RX3000, U30, H21-002, and H22-001. Onset HOBO data loggers and Weather stations deliver accurate monitoring for building performance, environmental, and water monitoring applications. With HOBOware's graphing and analysis tools, users can plot, analyze, and extract key data. Files can be exported to text or Excel format.  Read More

Services, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Global Weather Forecasting Suite provides sophisticated models.

January 8, 2016

Offering regional and global models, Panasonic Global 4D Weather delivers weather prediction capability using TAMDAR-acquired atmospheric datasets. Latter includes continuous feed of detailed tropospheric data in 4 dimensions: longitude, latitude, altitude, and time. Employing data QC and data assimilation, system offers 13 km horizontal resolution and 64 vertical levels, 4 forecast cycles/day with 10-day duration, Tropical Cyclone relocation algorithm, and Gravity Wave Drag parameterization. Read More