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Test & Measuring Instruments

INFICON Teams With LeakMaster to Develop New Fuel-Filler Test System

October 21, 2016

DETROIT - More and more new-model cars and light trucks are being equipped with capless fuel fillers that require new final assembly-line quality checks. LeakMaster of Evansville, Indiana, has worked with INFICON, a leading provider of leak-detection equipment for the auto industry, to develop a system that accurately tests filler pipes quickly and efficiently, while at the same time using... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Leak Noise Logger integrates correlation capabilities.

September 30, 2016

Installed magnetically on pipe fittings throughout distribution system, Permalog PCorr+ enables water suppliers to locate leaks in water network via remote noise sampling and listening. Alarm state activates if leak noise is identified, radio signal is transmitted to indicate leak condition, and correlation mode lets users calculate precise location of leak. Otherwise, data is gathered via drive-by data collection with Patroller 3 USB radio receiver. Battery life is rated at 5 years. 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

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

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

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... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Differential pH/ORP Sensors use 3 electrodes for max accuracy.

March 10, 2016

Available for industrial and municipal water treatment operators, SD7000CD and SD7000CD-ORP offer chemically-resistant direct replacement options for Hach®/GLI and Water Analytics/Aquametrix analog 5-wire pH and ORP sensor models. Solution pH is measured differentially with process and inner reference (surrounded by known concentrated pH 7 buffer) electrodes compared to third ground electrode. This minimizes reference junction potential and eliminates sensor ground loop effects. Read More

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Multisorb to Offer Solutions for Reducing the High Costs of Moisture, Oxygen and VOC Related Product Failures at CES 2016

December 18, 2015

Buffalo, New York - Multisorb Technologies will highlight how its sorbent technologies can help reduce the high costs of product failures from moisture, oxygen and VOC related issues at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6-9, 2016. Moisture, oxygen and VOCs in electronic products can cause product failure, performance degradation, corrosion, and... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Thermal Hygrometer offers multi-function operation.

November 13, 2015

RH700 invasive/non-invasive moisture meter reads humidity and moisture values, including ambient temperature, RH, absolute humidity, relative moisture level using pinless sensor, absolute moisture level using included pin-type probe, and dew point temperature. Up to 8,000 data points can be logged internally for recall on LCD or downloaded for display in graph or table format. Users include water damage restoration contractors, facility maintenance pros, and HVAC system installers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit checks condition of antifreeze and brake fluid.

October 20, 2015

With ACUTEST2 Test Kit, antifreeze coolant and brake fluid moisture tests can be performed to detect problems before they result in unexpected breakdowns or expense. Condition of fluids can be checked while vehicle is in service bay, or kit can be sent to clients for them to perform test themselves. Since tests strips are individually wrapped, they are protected until needed. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

INFICON Offers Solution for Plastic Component Leak Detection

October 15, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Manufacturers are developing lighter, smaller and more compact plastic components in ever-increasing numbers. The smaller the plastic part, the more difficult it becomes to detect leaks accurately and precisely, according to INIFCON, one of the world's leading suppliers of leak-detection devices. Manufacturers today, for example, are turning to the INFICON T-Guard leak... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Decay Leak Detector features graphical touchscreen.

September 28, 2015

Suited for applications requiring multiple test configurations or flexible control of associated tooling, Model FCO770 provides 300 product settings with up to 16 sequence steps and variety of test types such as leak, blockage, ramp, dump, and input/output. Unit features barcode scanner support, built-in data logger with USB memory stick connection, and communications via RS232, RS485, USB, or Ethernet. Supplied in steel benchtop case, detector offers pressure ranges from vacuum to 30 bar. Read More

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

Vaisala Signs Contract to Deliver Sounding Systems

September 8, 2015

Vaisala has signed a contract with its customer in Asia Pacific to deliver sounding systems which will be integrated into customer's meteorological system for decision support. Deliveries will start late 2015 and will be completed during 2016. The value of the deal is five million euros. The contract includes delivery of Vaisala sounding systems, which provide atmospheric profiles for... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Aclara Leads Fight against Drought in California with Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Leak Detection Technologies

August 19, 2015

ST. LOUIS – After five punishing years, drought conditions have reached critical mass in California and much of the western United States, with Golden State utilities scrambling to meet government mandates for 25 percent reductions in water usage. Aclara®, a leader in smart infrastructure technology for water, gas and electric utilities, leads the fight against the drought with solutions... Read More

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

BinMaster & Eye-Grain Announce Strategic Alliance for Temperature, Moisture & CO2 Grain Monitoring Sensors in the Americas

August 7, 2015

Lincoln,  Nebraska – BinMaster of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA and Eye-Grain of Denmark have announced their strategic alliance  that will bring a new line of temperature, moisture and CO2 sensors to the North and South American grain storage markets. BinMaster will be manufacturing and marketing the revolutionary CropProtector™ line of sensor systems for monitoring stored grain under this... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Leak Detection Systems meet varying customer requirements.

July 20, 2015

Intended for wastewater treatment plants and buried applications, Leak Detection Systems operate in double containment piping systems. Designed to handle up to 4 sensor signals, 918Q Alarm Box features audible and visual alarm indicators. Microprocessor-based PAL-AT offers multi-sensing and remote monitoring of up to 4 separate sensing zones, each with up to 7,500 ft of sensor cable. Using 12 discrete inputs, Low Point Leak Detection System identifies leak at specific location point in pipe. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Moisture Monitor prevents excessive water during recycling.

July 17, 2015

Part of SMART System Monitoring and Reporting Technology product line, Moisture Monitor helps to prevent excessive water content in recycling processes to maximize metals recovery. Non-contact electronic scanning device measures water content of material passing through inspection field. When installed on conveyor, it reports moisture content of material on belt as percentage that can be read locally or remotely via web portal. Hands-off gauge requires no routine maintenance or re-calibration. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Leak Location System aids production, repair loop applications.

July 16, 2015

Offered as benchtop combo package, atmospheric leak location system integrates TracerMate CS charge gas system and INFICON Sentrac hydrogen leak detector. TracerMate instrument, utilizing internal pneumatics for part evacuation and backfill, initiates and manages testing sequences. Detected leaks are reported by leak rate volume, audible alert, and color status light. At end of test cycle, TracerMate re-evacuates and vents part to control Hydrogen background for future test cycles. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

INFICON Offers Wide Array of Solutions for Pinpointing Leaks

July 13, 2015

DETROIT - New hydrogen-based leak-detection technology is helping automakers and their suppliers reduce costs and improve quality. More than 1,000 leak tests are performed on the average car and its components before a vehicle rolls off a final assembly line and into a new-car showroom.  Fuel, brake and other critical safety systems are tested multiple times for leaks, as well as driveline... Read More