Optical Meters

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Time Domain Reflectometer supports bi-directional testing.

April 15, 2016

Available with SmartLoop™ technology, OptiFiber® Pro OTDR comes with ability to test 2 separate fiber links in both directions from one end in one test. SmartLoop provides, which instant bi-directional averaged results as required by TIA-568.3-D and can reduce time required for testing fiber by 50% or more, features algorithms to automatically test 2 fibers concurrently while providing individual pass/fail analysis with bi-directional averaged results. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

User-Serviceable Photometers optimize filter testers.

April 15, 2016

Designed to retrofit to Model 8127 and 8130 filter testers, Model 8177 User-Serviceable Photometers feature solid-state laser diodes and fast response and purge times. Upstream and downstream photometers can be cleaned by trained technician on site in less than 1 hour, minimizing downtime. Capable of measuring filtration efficiencies up to 99.999%, automated filter testers are 42 CFR 84, EN 143, ISO 23328-1, and GB2626 compliant. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bruker Announces High-Performance and Cost-Effective NMR Solutions for the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries

April 14, 2016

PITTSBURGH – At the 57th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference (www.enc-conference.org), Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) is showcasing several innovative drug discovery, drug development and process control solutions for small molecule NMR characterization in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.     --  AssureNMR with CRAFT:  Now... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld XRF Spectrometer combines speed and precision.

April 11, 2016

Used for performing positive material identification, SPECTRO xSORT does not require operators to switch methods between samples or use helium flushes or vacuum systems. SPECTRO xSORT Alloy model delivers grade identification in seconds, while SPECTRO xSORT AlloyPlus analyzes most alloys within 2 sec and identifies alloys based on light elements – aluminum, magnesium, silicon, phosphorus, and sulfur – in 7 sec. Touchscreen, WLAN, and automatic iCAL standardization are standard. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectroscopic Analyzers measure single or dual parameters.

April 5, 2016

Suitable for water/wastewater applications, CA-6 UV Analyzers can monitor any 2 selected parameters in separate measurement ranges for ammonia, nitrate, or chemical oxygen demand (COD 254 nm). Each parameter is analyzed based on measurement of UV absorption in sample. Absorbance of solution or gas is measured through quartz flow cell at specific wavelength using Xenon lamp and photo detectors. Designed with 4 alarm relays, analyzer provides single 4–20 mA analog output with 12-bit resolution. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectral Light and Color Meter simplifies measurement process.

March 17, 2016

Used for conventional and LED light source qualification, MSC15 measures scotopic and photopic illuminance, S/P ratio, color (CRI and CCT with color perception), and PAR as well as Bilirubin and light spectra. Color touchscreen, along with dark current cancellation without zeroing cap, facilitates operation. Cosine corrected with f2 ≤3%, meter provides spatially accurate measurement in full light immersion applications. Software and USB interface are also standard. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Remote Sensing Leaf Clip, Light Source enhance spectroradiometry.

March 17, 2016

When used with PSR+ and RS-3500 field spectroradiometers, leaf clip and ILM-105 light source provide streamlined, effective approach to scanning vegetation. Leaf clip has spring grip handle, external pushbutton trigger, 3 mm spot size, and metal clad, field-swappable fiber optic cable. Along with built-in reflectance standard for reference scan, features include disposable white reference standard. ILM-105 light source is separated to keep heat away from sample. 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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Fiber Optic Field Spectroradiometer is built for remote sensing.

February 19, 2016

Sealed to resist dust/dirt/moisture ingress, portable RS-3500 does not require sample prep and enables in-field, non-destructive data collection. NIR field spectrometer (350–2,500 nm) offers respective resolutions of 3, 8, and 6 nm at 700, 1,500, and 2,100 nm. Designed without any moving optical parts, rugged 7 lb unit features quick optical connect/disconnect for in-field accessory swapping, leaf clip with external data triggers and disposable white reference, and ILM-105 light source. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Time-Domain Reflectometers perform on any network.

January 28, 2016

Hosted in MaxTester tablet-inspired form factor as well as FTB-1V2 and FTB-2 platforms, C-Series OTDRs utilize iOLM application for automated fault finding and accuracy in fiber optic cable characterization on any given network. Added-value features include automated MPO testing and automated loopback test method that tests 2 fibers at once. Complete Windows 8 OS enables third-party integrated applications for communications, remote assistance, file storage, and connectivity. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

ED-XRF Spectrometer is optimized for sensitivity, detection.

January 21, 2016

Leveraging energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (ED-XRF) technology, SPECTRO XEPOS spectrometers handle multi-elemental analysis of major, minor, and trace element concentrations. Adaptive excitation as well as tube and detector technologies maximize sensitivity and minimize detection levels. To prevent on/off variations from affecting readings, X-ray tubes remain powered on between measurements. System's speed results in analysis of most samples within few minutes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

High Transmission ATR Probe aids mid-IR chemical process analysis.

January 11, 2016

Compatible with diverse instruments, DPR-212 ATR (Attenuated Total Reflectance) probe has straight, 30 cm long configuration designed to provide optical transmission of over 20%. Selection of interchangeable ATR materials, such as ZnSe, ZnS, AMTIR-1, and Germanium, provides coverage of full mid-IR fingerprint spectral region while allowing selection of optimum material for given chemical system. Use of metallic internal lightguides provides performance stability and long term reliability. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Diamond ATR Probe suits mid-IR chemical process analysis.

January 11, 2016

Featuring 23 mm diameter, DMD-373 Attenuated Total Reflectance Probe is suitable for both laboratory and on-line process analytical applications. Mid-IR transmission of probe exceeds 10%, providing optimum performance when used with FTIR spectrometers employing room temperature IR detectors. With diamond ATR element, Hastelloy C-276 construction, and energized PTFE seals, probe can function over wide range of temperatures and pressures and with aggressive chemical systems. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Block Scientific Offering Quality Lab Equipment at Competitive Prices

December 30, 2015

Block Scientific, an established supplier of laboratory equipment based in New York, offers quality range of laboratory instruments, reagents and consumables from the top manufacturers at competitive prices. The company's extensive product portfolio includes both new and reconditioned lab equipment. The extensive collection includes blood gas analyzers, electrolyte analyzers, chemistry... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

DWDM OTDR troubleshoots metro Ethernet links.

December 22, 2015

Equipped with 12 in. touchscreen, Model FTBx-740C-DWC offers single-ended troubleshooting of DWDM access links in order to minimize mean time to repair and avoid service-level agreement penalty fees. Unit is tunable in C-band and covers channel spacing of 100 GHz/50 GHz based on ITU-T standard grid. Housed in scalable FTB-2 Platform, FTBx-740C-DWC OTDR provides comprehensive validation and fault-finding of physical layer, along with Ethernet service assessment from 10M to 100G. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Chroma and Luminance Meters evaluate variety of light sources.

December 22, 2015

To help ensure stable quality of various light sources in terms of brightness and color, Model CS-150 with 1° measuring angle and Model CS-160 with smaller measuring angle of 1/3°, are capable of measuring chromaticity, luminance, and correlated color temperature values. Models LS-150 and LS-160, designed to measure luminance, are equipped with auto mode which automatically selects measurement speed best suited for luminance of object to be measured. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Color Readers facilitate QC via capabilities, 3-step operation.

December 10, 2015

Employing Xenon light source, CR-10 Plus and CR-20 measure colors to aid with product QC. Display is sized for readability, and internal storage accommodates 1,000 measurements (including target data on CR-10 Plus). CR-10 Plus includes pass/fail judgment results based on user-defined tolerances as well as optional accessories for 5 mm measuring area in addition to standard 8 mm area. CR-20 enables measurement results to be displayed in one of 8 color spaces/colorimetric indexes. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Block Engineering Announces a Suite of Product Offerings for Protection Against Terrorist Chemical Attacks

December 4, 2015

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. - In response to the recent horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and Mali, Block Engineering is now offering a suite of products that can be used to protect "soft targets", such as stadiums, shopping malls, and transportation terminals, against chemical threats. The recent news link below describes the type of threat that we might be facing: Officials: IS determined to produce... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

PAR Meter measures natural and artificial light sources.

November 25, 2015

Consisting of hand-held spectrometer-based Photosynthetically Active Radiation meter, Model BTS256-PAR provides PAR, illuminance, color, and spectral data to fully analyze any type of natural and artificial light source including SSL/LEDs employed in plant growth applications. Built-in electro-optical shutter for dark-signal compensation increases linear dynamic range of C-MOS diode array detector, while large area diffuser provides precise cosine corrected measurement geometry. Read More