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Test & Measuring Instruments -> Probes -> Optical Probes

Optical Probes

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Laser Power and Energy Meter offers USB communications.

Laser Power and Energy Meter offers USB communications.

Ophir Optronics, Inc.    Wilmington, MA 01887
Jul 30, 2014 With USB option, StarLite Meter can communicate directly with PC and display all measurements on StarLab 3.0 laser measurement software. Handheld unit displays variety of beam measurements, including power, single shot energy, energy, and frequency of high repetition rate lasers as well as beam position and size. Equipped with 320 x 240 pixel TFT display with 16 mm digits, StarLite monitors power from pW to many kW or energy from pJ to hundreds of Joules.

VNIR Hyperspectral Sensor suits hand-launched UAVs.

Headwall Photonics, Inc.    Fitchburg, MI 01420
Jul 02, 2014 Intended for commercial UAV deployment, Nano-Hyperspec Sensor operates in 400–1,000 nm spectral range and includes onboard data processing and storage to minimize constraints inherent with small, hand-launched UAVs. Sensor can be combined with optional GPS/IMU capabilities to provide fully integrated airborne configuration. Measuring 3 x 3 x 4.7 in., sensor features 640 spatial bands and 270 spectral bands at 2–3 nm resolution. Frame rate is over 300 fps and usable data storage capacity is 480 GB.

Mineral Contact Probe offers fatigue-free measurement.

Mineral Contact Probe offers fatigue-free measurement.

SPECTRAL EVOLUTION    Lawrence, MA 01840
Jan 15, 2014 Plugging into SPECTRAL EVOLUTION spectrometers or spectroradiometers, Mineral Contact Probe measures surface reflectance from 350–2,500 nm, making it suited for mining exploration, core shack logging, and chip tray analysis. Pistol grip unit features 5 W tungsten halogen light source, impact-resistant ABS thermoplastic handle, pushbutton trigger for data collection, and metal clad fiber optical cable with quick disconnect. Scratch-resistant crystal and rubber gasket protect probe window.

Pyroelectric Laser Energy Sensor measures as low as 50 nJ.

Ophir Optronics, Inc.    Wilmington, MA 01887
Jan 09, 2014 Featuring broad spectral range operating from 150 nm to 12 µm, Model PE9-ES-C measures at high repetition rates up to 10 kHz. Unit features 8 mm active aperture area and supports pulse widths to 20 µs. User-adjustable threshold prevents false readings in noisy environments, while built-in wavelength correction ensures accuracy and repeatability. Up to 250,000 points of data can be stored on-board in nonvolatile memory and can be sent to computer for analysis and storage.

Spectrometer Probe remotely senses ambient light.

Spectrometer Probe remotely senses ambient light.

SPECTRAL EVOLUTION    Lawrence, MA 01840
Dec 27, 2013 Suited for ambient light remote sensing applications that require fiber optic data collection, Pistol Grip features low-reflectance, impact-resistant ABS thermoplastic handle with tether hole. Thumbscrew tightly secures fiber optic cable and lens, while pushbutton trigger is used for data collection. With Picatinny rail, users can mount options such as laser sighting scopes and spirit levels. Integrated peep sight enables accurate remote sensing without adding extra optional sights to rail.

Video Inspection System has pocket-sized design.

Video Inspection System has pocket-sized design.

General Tools & Instruments    New York, NY 10013
Nov 20, 2013 Built to survive harsh environments of HVACR maintenance and plumbing, PalmScope™ (DCS950) can be operated with one hand and facilitates use via 5 control buttons: power on/off, brightness up, brightness down, video zoom (up to 4X), and video flip (180°). Features include 2 ft long probe with 0.35 in. dia camera tip, 2.7 in. color LCD screen with 320 x 240 pixel (QVGA) resolution, and LED illumination. Camera offers depth of field of 1 in. to 10 ft and 60° field of view.

Near-IR Transmission Probe features extended length design.

Axiom Analytical, Inc.    Irvine, CA 92714
Nov 19, 2013 Offered in lengths up to 1.2 m with 27 mm diameter, FPT-850EL Extended Length Probe delivers remote sensing using standard Near-IR analyzer. Proprietary sealing technique consists of direct sapphire to metal welded pressure seal, providing high degree of chemical resistance since materials in contact with process are sapphire, high nickel alloys, and thin flash of gold or PTFE. Elimination of internal optical fibers and elastomeric seals enables long term operation at temperatures to 400°C.

Commercial Power Sensor measures fiber lasers up to 100 kW.

Ophir Optronics, Inc.    Wilmington, MA 01887
Sep 24, 2013 With response time of less than 1 minute, 100K-W Laser Power Meter measures high power beams at distance past focal spot of laser or, alternatively, at distance from diverging fiber output where beam has expanded to about 100 mm diameter. Portable unit consists of 50 x 50 cm beam dump and 11 x 15 x 34 cm water flow power measurement unit. Meter connects to PC via RS-232 and includes software that displays and graphs power and water flow rate.

Laser Power Meter measures up to 30 kW.

Ophir Optronics, Inc.    Wilmington, MA 01887
May 21, 2013 Featuring 74 mm aperture for large diameter beams, 30K-W Laser Power Meter measures YAG and fiber lasers in 800-2,000 nm range and CO2 lasers at 10.6 microns. Meter is based on thermopile technology. Reflective cone deflects laser beam onto inner circumference of sensor, minimizing power density to manageable levels. Created for material processing lasers used in metal cutting and welding, meter offers response time of less than 10 sec and can withstand max average power density up to 10 kW/cm².

Thermal Detector measures laser power, position, and size.

Ophir Optronics, Inc.    Wilmington, MA 01887
May 15, 2013 Available with 12–50 mm aperture sizes, BeamTrack FL250A-BB-50-PPS measures power, beam position, and beam size of lasers up to 250 W. Unit also measures energy from 80 mJ to 300 J and provides information on beam centering and wander. Beam position is accurate to 0.2 mm and beam size is accurate to +/-5% for Gaussian beam. Capable of measuring spectral range from 150 nm to 20 µm, detector features Smart Connector interface that operates with StarLite, Nova II, and Vega smart displays.

Laser Power/Energy Meter offers analog and digital display.

Ophir-Spiricon, Inc.    Logan, UT 84321
Feb 01, 2013 StarLite displays various beam measurements, including power, single shot energy, energy and frequency of high-repetition rate lasers, and beam size. Operated from AC source or rechargeable battery, handheld unit features 320 x 240 pixel display with 16 mm digits that promotes legibility and allows for selection of digital power screen or analog needle screen. Meter monitors power and energy for all Ophir thermopile, pyroelectric, and photodiode sensors.

Diffuse Reflectance Probe features self-cleaning design.

Axiom Analytical, Inc.    Irvine, CA 92714
Nov 19, 2012 Featuring integral bifurcated 80 fiber-optic bundle, Model FDR-825 operates in near infrared and visible spectral regions, enabling analysis of powders, slurries, and other diffusely reflecting materials. Set of orifices around circumference of probe window are positioned to allow efficient flushing of window by solvent or dry vapor stream. With variable offset feature, optimum sample distances can be set anywhere between 50 mm and infinity.

Diffuse Reflectance Probe supports NIR powder analysis.

Axiom Analytical, Inc.    Tustin, CA 92780
Nov 19, 2012 With chemical resistance and low stray light, Model FDR-735 supports contact analysis of optically scattering materials such as pharmaceutical powders, polymers, and food products. SMA 905 fiber optic connectors allow probe to be used with most near-IR and UV-visible spectrometers. In addition, small size makes probe suitable for hand-held operation as well as applications involving confined space.

Fiber Optic Transmission Probe supports NIR process analysis.

Axiom Analytical, Inc.    Tustin, CA 92780
Nov 19, 2012 Featuring stainless steel or Hastelloy shielding and direct sapphire to metal welded pressure seal, FPT-850RG Rock Guard Probe facilitates chemical composition monitoring of process streams containing large pieces of hard particulate matter. Elimination of internal optical fibers and elastomeric seals enables long-term operation at temperatures to 400°C. To ensure chemical resistance, materials in contact with process are sapphire, high nickel alloys, and thin flash of gold or PTFE.

UV Transmission Probe suits process analytical applications.

Axiom Analytical, Inc.    Tustin, CA 92780
Nov 15, 2011 Utilizing proprietary sealing technique involving direct sapphire to metal welded pressure seal, Model FPT-850U operates under extreme conditions of high temperature, thermal shock, and aggressive chemistries found in on-line process applications. Only materials in contact with process are sapphire, high nickel alloys, and thin flash of gold or PTFE, ensuring chemical resistance. By eliminating elastomeric seals and optical fibers within probe, Model FPT-850U can withstand temperatures to 400°C.

Articulated Videoscope lets users inspect tight areas.

Articulated Videoscope lets users inspect tight areas.

Medit, Inc.    Winnipeg, MB R3C2B3  Canada
Aug 17, 2011 Designed to complete close up inspections in tight areas, Quasar Videoscope features 2- and 4-way tip articulation, controlled by dial on monitor; 0.17 in. dia insertion probe; and 4.3 or 5.6 in. screen for displaying live image. Probe tip contains sensitive image sensors. These chips generate 100,000-400,000 pixels in 720 x 480 resolution with focal range from 10-100 mm. Device can record images/video onto SD card and also output video to TV monitor.

NIR Spectroscopic Transmission Probe features 18 mm dia.

Axiom Analytical, Inc.    Irvine, CA 92714
Mar 18, 2011 Fiber-optic coupled FPT-830 Near-IR Transmission Probe has welded metal window sealing that reinforces its rugged design. Device employs single pass-through sample gap, eliminating stray light offset caused by backscatter from sample or probe windows, and wide window separation enhances sample flow between windows. Narrow diameter allows use with small reaction vessels often employed during pharmaceutical process development and scale-up for on-line process control.

Attenuated Total Reflectance Probe is suited for FTIR spectroscopy.

Axiom Analytical, Inc.    Irvine, CA 92714
Mar 18, 2011 Model DPR-230 features mid-IR spectral response, providing detailed analysis based on specific chemical functional groups. Unit's interchangeable sample compartment mounting plate allows probe to mate to any specified FTIR spectrometer. Able to pivot around spectrometer's sample beam axis, unit can be dipped into sample container and is cleaned using solvent and soft tissue. Interface to reaction vessels is made using sliding tapered joint that can be locked in any position on probe.

Handheld Laser Distance Meter is certified as explosion proof.

CorDEX Instruments Ltd.    Scarborough YO139QD  United Kingdom
Jan 06, 2011 Certified for ATEX and IECEx Zone 1 IIC T4, LaserMETER 3000XP accommodates needs of maintenance, operations, and safety personnel working in hazardous environments. Elements of construction include cast aluminum chassis and toughened safety glass doubly encased in anti-static overmold. Large, raised buttons and touch controls accommodate users wearing required safety clothing, and on-board mathematics enable user to calculate volume, area, and Pythagoras' theorem while in field.

Portable Multi-Gas Detector accommodates multiple sensor types.

Portable Multi-Gas Detector accommodates multiple sensor types.

ENMET Corporation    Ann Arbor, MI 48106
Dec 07, 2010 ATEX-certified and CE-approved PGD3-IR incorporates infrared combustible gas sensor for 0-100% LEL or 0-100% by volume methane detection and IR sensor for CO2 at optional ranges from ppm concentrations to 100% by volume. Offered in rugged enclosure with protective rubber boot and IP66 ingress protection, instrument can also be supplied with oxygen sensor and up to 2 electrochemical sensors for various toxic gases. Audio/visual alarms and complete data logging capability are standard.

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