Probes

Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrometer Probe scans small sample features.

August 25, 2016

Featuring 3 mm spot size, oreXpress™ Miniprobe™ allows geologists in field or core shack to pinpoint features of interest on sample for identification. Probe has pushbutton trigger for data collection, 5 W halogen light source for built-in illumination, and metal clad fiber optic cable with quick-disconnect. ABS thermoplastic body features ergonomic, low reflectance, impact-resistant design. Miniprobe is indispensable for samples where minerals of interest are only present in tiny areas. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Differential pH/ORP Sensors suit online process monitoring.

August 17, 2016

While models SD7500CD and SD7500CD-ORP are universally compatible with any conventional pH/ORP transmitter or controller, models SD7420CD and SD7420CD-ORP include direct 4–20 mA output for integration into process control systems. All models utilize 3-electrode differential sensor design that minimizes maintenance and downtime, extends sensor life, and promotes reliability. Inner reference electrode is surrounded by known concentrated pH 7 buffer that resists process contamination. Read More

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

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Power/Energy Meter has multi-format color display.

July 20, 2016

With Ophir thermal, pyroelectric, and photodiode laser sensors, StarBright measures power, single shot energy, repetitive energy, frequency, and beam size. Handheld instrument also measures irradiance and dosage with PD300RM radiometer sensors as well as laser beam size and beam position with BeamTrack power/position/size laser sensors. Other uses include measuring instantaneous power of laser pulse and measuring total energy exposure with Photodiode sensor. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Universal Touch Probe reduces SKU inventory, enhances versatility.

July 18, 2016

Model TS 642 is offered as universal replacement for all TS 6xx series touch probes. Original transceiver can remain in machine, all original cables can be used, and styluses are also compatible. After exchange, existing taper shank can continue to be used as well. While properties correspond to known touch probes, product offers service life of at least 5 million probes, flexible battery support, and IR range up to 7 m. Integrated workpiece cleaning jets function with air or coolant. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Non-Contact Vision Probe enhances REVO measurement capabilities.

July 8, 2016

Intended for use with REVO® 5-axis measurement system on co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs), RVP increases multi-sensor capability by adding non-contact inspection to existing touch-trigger, high-speed tactile scanning and surface finish measurement capability. Thin sheet metal parts or components with large numbers of holes as small as 0.5 mm as well as parts not suitable for tactile measurement can be fully inspected with this vision measurement probe. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

INFICON's Leak Test Solutions for HVAC, Fuel and Airbag Systems

July 7, 2016

DETROIT - The drive for cleaner air and more fuel-efficient vehicles has led to the redesign of automotive fuel and air-conditioning systems, which in turn require new and much more sensitive leak-detection systems. Recent vehicle-airbag safety concerns also have called attention to the need for even greater test accuracy in this area as well. ONE-STEP TESTING FOR BOTH HVAC AND FUEL On... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Condition Monitoring Kit assesses machine health.

June 22, 2016

By testing bearings, pumps, electric motors, and compressors, CMAK 400-ML Basic Condition Monitoring Kit enables multi-parameter machine assessment. Kit includes SKF Machine Condition Advisor to simultaneously measure machine vibration signals and temperature; external sensor featuring 100 mV/g accelerometer; SKF IR Thermometer serving as dual laser sighted non-contact instrument; and SKF Inspector 400 Ultrasonic Probe, which senses high frequency sounds, leaks, and electric discharges. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

MR Conditional Pacing Lead is smallest available in USA.

June 20, 2016

Featuring FDA approval, Solia S ProMRI® is available with 5.6 French lead body and in 45, 53, and 60 cm lengths. Polyurethane coating over silicone, designed to reduce friction, facilitates introduction through small vessels and complex anatomy, while soft distal segment helps reduce stress and minimize myocardial trauma. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Semi-Rigid Coax Test Probes operate to 6 GHz max.

June 17, 2016

Offered in 0.02, 0.034, and 0.047 in. dia and 3, 6, 9, and 12 in. lengths, semi-rigid test probes assist in testing microwave circuits. Soldering of outer conductor to signal ground and exposed center conductor to trace carrying signal of interest enables sampling measurement without separate subassembly circuit board or adding connector to circuit layout. Versions include straight-cut probe ends and pre-stripped probe ends, and SMA connector interface meets 1.35:1 VSWR specification. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Predator C Avenger Flies with Ms-177 Long-Range Sensor

June 16, 2016

Demonstrates U2-class Surveillance Capability from Significant Standoff Ranges SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful flight tests of Predator® C Avenger®, equipped with a MS-177... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

WDR SWIR Camera Systems serve fast triggered imaging applications.

June 16, 2016

Without any processing or tone mapping, New Imaging Technologies (NIT) wide-dynamic-range (WDR), indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) SWIR sensors and camera systems deliver dynamic range >140 dB in one snapshot. InGaAs photodiode array features ROIC and comes in 640 x 512 (15 micron pitch) or 320 x 256 (25 micron pitch) pixel resolution; both operate in from 900–1,700 nm. Under all lighting conditions, internal Fixed Pattern Noise correction offers images with optimized uniformity. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vishay Intertechnology to Demonstrate Leading Ambient, Proximity, UV, and RGBW Light Sensors at Sensors Expo & Conference 2016

June 13, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. - June 8, 2016 - The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for Sensors Expo Conference 2016, taking place June 21-23 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. In booth 419, Vishay will provide demonstrations of its leading ambient, proximity, ultraviolet (UV), and RGBW light sensors for consumer,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Ophir Photonics Announces the Helios Laser Power Meter for Measuring High Power Lasers in Industrial Automation Applications

June 2, 2016

North Logan, UT - Ophir Photonics Group, a Newport Corporation company celebrating 40 years of excellence as the global leader in precision laser measurement equipment, has announced the Helios, a compact laser power meter for measuring high power lasers in industrial processing applications. The Helios measures high power solid state lasers – such as diode, fiber, and Nd:YAG lasers – with... Read More

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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

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Integrated UV Light Sensor delivers optimized sensitivity.

May 6, 2016

Designed to convert solar UV light intensity to digital data, VEML6075 provides measurement of signal strength and allows for true UVI calculation in portable/mobile devices and weather stations. Incorporated IC has 5 sensitive areas, and Filtron technology optimizes UV sensitivity and linearity. Offering individual UVA and UVB channels with 16-bit resolution and respective sensitivity of 365 and 330 nm, product comes in 2.0 x 1.25 x 1.0 mm, 4-pin OPLGA package with I²C bus interface. Read More

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

Temperature Monitoring Service helps prevent food spoilage.

May 5, 2016

Designed to continuously and wirelessly monitor temperature of perishable goods, Digi Honeycomb™ helps users comply with public health requirements and food safety regulations. Subscription-based service is comprised of handheld probes, wireless sensors, gateways, and software that allow temperature data to be monitored, logged, retrieved, and integrated into back-office systems. Automatic alerts can be set for all temperatures types, including frozen, refrigerated, ambient, and hot-holding. Read More

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New Yorker Electronics Features Vishay UVA and UVB Light Sensor with I²C Interface

May 2, 2016

NORTHVALE, NEW JERSEY – New Yorker Electronics is now distributing Vishay’s VEML6075 UVA/UVB Light Sensor, a Vishay Super 12 Product for 2016. The VEML6075 senses UVA and UVB light and incorporates photodiode, amplifiers and analog/digital circuits into a single chip using a CMOS process. When the UV sensor is applied, it is able to detect UVA and UVB intensity to provide a measure of the... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

SWIR InGaAs Linear Array delivers low read noise.

April 27, 2016

Designed for spectroscopy and machine vision, 1024L1-12.5-T provides 1,024 x 1 resolution with 12.5 micron pitch and delivers read noise of <550e- for 250 µm tall pixel. Suppression circuit achieves read noise levels down to to <100e- for certain spectroscopy applications. Able to image Vis and SWIR bands with response from 0.4–1.7 µm, product integrates digital ROIC chip and 14-bit ADCs. Latter maximizes dynamic range (>6000:1) and minimizes noise while delivering 34 klines/s at 1024 elements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Differential Probes meet IEC 61010-031 safety standard.

April 19, 2016

Compatible with oscilloscopes from all major manufacturers, Elditest High Voltage Differential Probes make safe, accurate measurements between 2 voltage points where neither point is referenced to ground. Probes offer input voltage of ±800 V, ±7.5 kV, or ±15 kV for both differential and common mode voltage, depending on probe chosen. Supplied in safety yellow housing, probes feature 2 attenuation settings as well as power and over-range indicators. Read More