Mechanical Testers

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

Intelligent Gas Module enhances commercial gas line monitoring.

June 24, 2016

Enabling distributed intelligence, M250 records and transmits pressure and temperature reading data from commercial/industrial gas line monitors. It provides secure, open standards, IPv6, 2-way communication to utility using RF mesh network, and available data includes pressure and temperature as well as corrected and uncorrected volumes. Along with 4 dynamic channels of register data, support includes Modbus connection and user-selectable time increments for data retrieval. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

TECAT to Demonstrate WISER 4000 Wireless Torque Measuring and Monitoring System in Automotive Applications at Sensors Expo & Conference 2016

June 20, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - June 14, 2016 - TECAT Performance Systems today announced that it will be highlighting its new WISER 4000 wireless torque measuring and monitoring system at Sensors Expo Conference 2016, being held June 21-23 in San Jose, California. In booth 1225 at the McEnery Convention Center, TECAT will provide live demonstrations of the system in automotive applications, including... Read More

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

Transmitters and Switches increase process monitoring versatility.

June 9, 2016

One Series includes 5 switch only, transmitter only, and hybrid transmitter-switch models that offer alternatives to mechanical switches and transmitters for controlling operations based on temperature or pressure. Explosionproof and programmable, models incorporate diagnostics; programmable set point, deadband, and trip delay; and nuisance trip filtering. Features, along with integral digital process display, include HART® compatibility and integral keypad.<br /> Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transmitter features flush tip-zero cavity design.

June 3, 2016

With flush tip-zero cavity design and isolated sensor, Model 386 eliminates transmitter port clogging as well as installation torque effects on output signal. Unit incorporates solid stainless steel machined diaphragm along with all-welded sealed housing, making it impervious to fluid ingress and minimizing risk of damage to electronics. Available in 13 configurable ranges covering 0&ndash;150 to 0&ndash;10 K psig or psis, transmitter can withstand up to 1.5X proof pressure and up to 5X burst pressure. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Head Impact Management System protects athletes and soldiers.

June 2, 2016

Comprising X-Patch Pro wearable impact sensor, X2 Impact Data Management app, and Integrated Concussion Evaluation app, X2 Head Impact Management System helps maintain health and performance of athletes and soldiers by limiting head impact exposure. Worn behind ear, sensor records head impacts and sends data via Bluetooth to IDM app on tablet, for instant viewing and immediate action. X2 ICE app is used for baseline testing and post-impact assessments of neurocognitive performance. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure/Temperature Transducer suits oil and gas operations.

June 2, 2016

With outside diameter of just .37 in. to save tool space, Paine&trade; 310-38-0050 Series acquires critical data for smooth and efficient downhole oil and gas drilling and production operations. Ultra-miniature transducer measures pressure up to 25 kpsi and temperature up to 425°F to cover wide range of operating environments. Device features total error band of ±0.01% and drift specification of less than 0.05% over 60 days. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Gauges are available to meet needs of any industry.

May 18, 2016

NOSHOK pressure gauges provide measurement solutions, including ability to control, check, and regulate process media. Available from standard dial and digital gauges to DP and sanitary gauges in several types with pressure ranges from 30 Vac to 100,000 psi, products offer diverse casing, fill, connection, and mounting options. Along with CE-compliant transmitters and transducers, features include 50&ndash;1,000 g shock ratings, 10&ndash;20 g vibration rating, and accuracy from ±0.125% to ±0.5% FS. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Micro-Hardness Testers suit quality control applications.

May 13, 2016

Featuring adjustable 7 in. color touchscreen, Wilson® VH1102 and VH1202 offer deadweight loads from 10 g to 2 kg and 9 automatically selectable loading stages. VH1102 is equipped with turret providing 4 positions, including indenter for Knoop or Vickers and 2 standard objectives for 10x and 50x magnification at normal working distance. VH1202 features 6-position turret, including 2 indenters for both Knoop and Vickers, and additional objective with 5x magnification at long working distance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

King Portable Brinell Tester Upgrades

May 3, 2016

5 New King® Portable Brinell Tester Improvements! King Tester® is excited to announce the introduction of FIVE King Tester® Portable Brinell Tester improvements which can be retrofitted to any new or existing tester to upgrade the quality, consistency, and reliability of the original King Tester®. 1. Purge Valve – Allows for air removal without performing a complete oil change to... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siemens Expands Pressure Transmitter Portfolio

April 25, 2016

Spring House, PA, – Siemens Process Industries Drives Division announced today that it is expanding the SITRANS pressure transmitter portfolio with the newly developed SITRANS P310 for basic measurement and the advanced SITRANS P410. The newest products for the SITRANS line will be manufactured locally in Spring House, Pa., and shipped to customers in North America. The Spring House... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Alicat Releases Gas Select 6.0 Firmware for its Mass Flow Meters and Controllers

April 6, 2016

New user-selectable engineering units, better control and faster data with new control software Tucson, Arizona – Alicat Scientific has updated its Gas Select™ firmware for Alicat mass flow meters, mass flow controllers and pressure controllers. Gas Select 6.0 improves user control and data speed, adding features that enable users to make changes to instruments without a factory visit. ... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Friction Tester indicates slip characteristics of packaging.

April 5, 2016

Designed to measure static and dynamic coefficients of friction, Model CFT provides detailed information of slip characteristics of packaging material. Single touch button initiates tests based on defined parameters, while automatic sled placement with variable dwell times gives repeatable static slip results. Suitable for production or laboratory environment, compact friction tester provides graphical representation of forces during test and enables statistical analysis of results to be printed. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Sensors suit HVAC and refrigeration equipment.

April 1, 2016

With external freeze/thaw resistance from -22 to 122°F, PX3 Series offers durable solution for accurate system pressure monitoring. Sensors perform reliably in presence of electro-magnetic fields such as near wireless signals, RF communication, and electrical devices. Featuring pressure range of 15&ndash;667 psi and tight total error band of ±1.0% FS span, transducers are suited for compressors and rooftop chillers, refrigeration systems in grocery stores, and hydraulic oil pressure monitoring. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transmitters offer high pressure spike resistance.

March 31, 2016

Suited for industrial and OEM environments, Model 247/347 Series features all-welded design with bonded foil strain gauge on hardened stainless steel diaphragm, along with fully potted electronics. For lower pressure measurements (3&ndash;200 psi), piezoresistive silicon sensing element is also incorporated. Available in 24 full-scale pressure ranges, transmitters offer weather-resistant DIN 43650 connector, 6-pin Bayonet or direct coupled cable, and choice of ¼ in. NPT or SAE female pressure port. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vapor Pressure Tester combines versatility and portability.

March 9, 2016

Certified to work in cold as well as hot and damp climates, MINIVAP VP Vision has 0&ndash;2,000 kPa pressure range, with <0.2 kPa repeatability, that allows measurement of gasoline, jet fuel, crude oil, LPG, and solvents without attaching pressure regulator. Exact piston positioning and 2D-Correction&trade; (273 points) ensure accurate and precise results over full measuring range. Able to withstand vibrations and shocks from any direction, analyzer features app-like UI on 10 in. touchscreen. Read More

Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Torque Measurement Equipment enables full data traceability.

March 4, 2016

Suitable for auditing and calibrating assembly tools, Torque Measurement Equipment certifies that tools are within tolerance. Full product offering includes simple tool checks featuring CM/CMK or SPC test results, to complete standalone Mobile systems. For optimized system accuracy and data communication, all transducers feature full digital communication to PC or analyzer. Torque wrenches can be used as production device or quality check device to check residual torque on fasteners.  Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Work Tools facilitate connector assembly.

January 28, 2016

Aligning with connector products for both large form factor industrial and board level connectivity, Tightening Torque Tools offer fixed torque of 0.5 Nm, making it almost impossible to over- or under-tighten. Slimline Screwdrivers are suited for assembly with integration of insulation at blade diameter. Offered in battery-operated or manually operated models, Panel Punches make it possible to accurately create corresponding panel cut out. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Roughness and Contour Measuring System is built for precision.

January 27, 2016

Able to generate surface finish and contour measurements in one pass, MarSurf® UD 130 features measuring speeds to 5 mm/sec, biomimetic probe design, and automatic probe arm recognition. Travel length is 130 mm, Z-axis measuring range is up to 20 mm, and resolution is 2 nm. While interferometric probe system provides technical data, probe movement is registered by photodiodes and evaluated electronically. Different probe tip geometries are available for different measuring tasks. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Full-Bridge Strain Gages offer small, high-resistance patterns.

January 15, 2016

Based on Advanced Sensors technology, Transducer Class® S5056/S5020/S5046/S5047 offer alternative to bonding multiple, individual strain gages in bending and torque/shear applications. Features include optimized grid-to-grid temperature matching; range of pattern configurations; gold-plated solder pads; and resistance from 350 &Omega; to 20 k&Omega;. All 4 active arms of Wheatstone bridge circuit are formed on single carrier, and all intrabridge connections are integrated into pattern. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HVAC Brain Adds Siemens Room Pressure Monitors to Online Store

January 12, 2016

HVAC Brain, Inc. (www.hvacbrain.com), retailer of HVAC/R equipment and replacement parts, has added Siemens room pressure monitors to their online selection of Siemens building automation technology products. Siemens is an industry-leading manufacturer of building automation systems and components. Siemens room pressure monitors are designed to provide... Read More