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Audio and Visual Alarm Unit provides major alert.
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'); document.write('Featuring plastic, wall-mounted design measuring 7 x 2.8 in., Model TRIP-6692RLS provides both visual and/or audio alarm suitable for equipment and laboratory alert notifications of production or procedural shut-downs as well as for process completion notices. LED strobe will operate to warn of any unsafe condition or intrusion, followed by high output of 102 dB SPL at frequency of 2.4–3.1 KHz. Operating voltage is 12 Vdc at 130 mA and connection is via 3-wire set. '); document.write('
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Media Isolated Pressure Sensor features headerless design.
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'); document.write('Constructed of 316L SS or ASTM Grade 2 CP titanium, Model 154B is designed without header for O-ring mounting and OEM applications where compatibility with corrosive media is required. Backside compensated unit offers pressure ranges of 0–300 psi gage and 0–28 bar absolute with non-linearity of ±0.3% span. Operating from -40 to +105°C with compensated temperature range of -20 to +85°C, sensor is suited for dialysis machines, salt/brackish water measurements, and refrigeration/compressors.'); document.write('
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Single-Use Gauge Tee allows secure pressure monitoring.
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'); document.write('Providing pressure monitoring for pre-sterilized single-use systems, SGT employs thermoplastic elastomer diaphragm, which allows standard sanitary pressure gauges and transducers to be attached while maintaining sterility of system and eliminating cross contamination. Gauges and transducers can be aseptically removed from system for offline calibration during processing. Hose barbs to support tubing from 3/8–1 in. diameter as well as ¾ in. sanitary flange connections are offered.'); document.write('
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Miniature Force Transducers deliver 0.2% accuracy.
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'); document.write('Supporting diverse applications, U9C and C9C come in 480+ configurations and are available in 10 measurement ranges from 50 N to 50 kN. These 26 mm dia transducers, made from stainless steel, are hermetically sealed to protect against dust and water to meet IP67 standard. While U9C measures static and dynamic tensile and compressive force, C9C measures static and dynamic compressive force. Both can be equipped with TEDS chip and individually configured to meet application requirements.'); document.write('
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Programmable Motion Control features 2 signal set points.
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'); document.write('By continuously monitoring rotary speed, MSD-800 protects indoor/outdoor rotating equipment from damage. Unit alerts operator of change in speed by sending signal to control unit which can sound alarm and/or shutdown equipment completely. Installed remotely, control unit can be programmed to indicate 2 under-speed points or 2 over-speed points, or 1 of each. Speed sensor, installed directly to shaft of rotating equipment, is enclosed in weatherproof and dust-tight cast aluminum housing.'); document.write('
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Bottle Cap Torque Tester supports dual testing modes.
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'); document.write('Supporting open force and lock force testing modes, i-PROCESS 1600 can be used in torque determination of caps of bottles, flexible packages, and vacuum flasks. System features dustproof and waterproof design, overload protection, and malfunction alerts, guaranteeing safety of operators in testing process. Suitable for on-site testing, i-PROCESS 1600 is equipped with embedded computer control system, which can complete test with assistance of U-Lab Testing Data Integrated Platform.'); document.write('
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MEMS Sensor takes ambient pressure measurement.
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'); document.write('Designed for ambient pressure measurement, SM6842 is available in absolute pressure range of 15 psi and comes in SMT housing with 5 x 6 mm², JEDEC-compliant, SOIC-8 footprint (including leads) that fosters straight-forward PCB design and assembly. Height of 7.6 mm (to top of vertical port) provides flexibility in space-restricted designs, while 127 mV typ output allows for signal-conditioning customization. Operating from -40 to +125°C, product supports up to 10 V supply.'); document.write('
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Digital Power Monitors support wide common mode input voltage.
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'); document.write('Specified for temperature range of -40 to 125°C, Series ISL2802x comprises 3 devices offering bi-directional, high-side, and low-side digital current sense and voltage monitoring with serial interface. Devices deliver high-accuracy measurements through integrated 16-bit sigma-delta ADC with gain error of ±0.05% in wide input common mode voltage range of 0–60 V. Providing real-time alerts with response time of 500 ns, monitors are suited for telecom, industrial, and consumer applications.'); document.write('
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Acoustic Level Interface Transmitter targets flotation cells.
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'); document.write('Featuring self-cleaning design, Acoustic Level Interface Transmitter accurately measures liquid/slurry solutions where interface of up to 2 densities, which need to be monitored continuously, exists. Ultrasonic unit tracks liquid to liquid interface, liquid to paste interface, and liquid to granular interface. Supplied with color display controller, transmitter can measure all types of flotation cells, with max control range of 250 in. and resolution accuracy options of 0.5 and 1.00 in.'); document.write('
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Sensor-Based Personal Safety System operates via cloud.
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'); document.write('Designed to detect when person is immobile and alert caregivers to check on them, yrConnected™ eliminates need for user to wear pendant or bracelet or to push button to signal they need help. Sensors, in combination with intelligent monitoring software, will detect immobility no matter state of user. In addition, service offers options for alerting when user wanders outside of residence, as well as anti-victimization function for detection of presence of additional individuals.'); document.write('
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Pressure Gauges and Calibrators offer extended pressure range.
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'); document.write('Offering full scale accuracies from 0.025–0.25%, ADT681 and ADT680 Digital Pressure Gauges, ADT672 Digital Pressure Calibrator, and ADT949 Hydraulic Pressure Pump offer extended pressure range of 40,000 psi. Each product comes with NIST-traceable certificate of calibration.'); document.write('
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Ultrasonic Sensors offer flexible output configurations.
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'); document.write('Suitable for difficult distance and level applications, Long Range UA30CAD60 Series offers two different output configurations: 2 digital NPN or PNP outputs, or analog output in either 4–20 mA or 0–10 Vdc as well as one digital NPN or PNP output. Units feature sensing distances of 250–6,000 mm and are available in either cabled or M12 quick-disconnect versions. Operating from 12–30 Vdc power supply, IP67-rated sensors are set up via simple teach routine.'); document.write('
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Machinery Protection Monitor offers advanced display options.
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'); document.write('With up to 24 measurement channels in 3U format, Sentry G3 provides machine protection to API670 standard. Intuitive color LCD enables plant engineers to rapidly identify abnormal conditions and manage dynamic behavior of rotating plant. Signal conditioning unit provides vibration, position, and speed parameter trending facilities, including log and view of up to 60 days of data, look-back at trends and alarms, plus download of data for further analysis in Excel.'); document.write('
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Shaft Grounding/Monitoring Ring serves critical applications.
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'); document.write('Featuring real-time functionality, AEGIS® iPRO-MR combines shaft voltage bearing protection with continuous monitoring of shaft voltage levels from remote location. Assembly features 8 rows of conductive microfiber: 6 provide bearing protection, while 2 isolated rows allow for voltage monitoring. Combined shaft grounding ring and shaft monitoring ring promotes uptime and reliability of motors and generators in critical applications.'); document.write('
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Non-Contact Level Meter targets solids applications.
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'); document.write('With frequency modulated continuous wave radar technology, DR6300 Series provides distance, level, volume, and mass measurement of powders, granulates, and other solids. Non-contact, 2-wire, k-band meter offers choice of touchscreens, including tank illustration, bar graph, oscilloscope, signal, and reflectivity screen. Available with drop antenna or horn antenna, device has measuring range of 260 ft and will operate up to flange temperature of 290°F and pressures of 580 psig.'); document.write('
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Portable GC System analyzes VOCs in water, soil, and air.
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'); document.write('Combining micro preconcentrator, micro GC column, and photoionization detector, Frog-4000 can be used as portable GC PID for environmental testing in field, mobile lab, portable lab, or commercial environmental lab. Display screen provides chromatogram of VOC identification and concentration in PPB of analyte. SD cards store field analyses with chromatography software for data analyses. Operating for 6 hr on rechargeable battery, handheld analyzer includes RS-232 or USB port.'); document.write('
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On-Loom Monitoring System targets textile manufacturers.
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'); document.write('When used with production looms, iBar Monitoring System ensures that raw material gives maximum product yield. System provides complete reel and process inspection during most critical step in textile production — formation of fabric web. By delivering real-time feedback and complete defect elimination, iBar enables manufacturers to optimize input-output ratios.'); document.write('
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Compact NTC Chip Thermistors operate up to +150°C.
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'); document.write('STC0134-X, STC0138-X, STC0143, and STC0144-X series deliver repeatable performance for temperature monitoring and compensation in hybrid circuits for ICs in robotic assemblies and military telecom systems. Electrode surface is available in gold to prevent oxidation for reliability, and sizes are available down to 0.50 x 0.50 x 0.43 mm. Features include resistance from 100–5,000 Ω at 25 °C, tolerance down to ±5%, and beta from 3,000 K to 3,523 K.'); document.write('
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Server System collects and analyzes machine data.
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'); document.write('Powered by GE’s Proficy® software and RXi IPCs, Equipment Insight Solution combines on-premise or private cloud server architecture with field agents to create integrated solution that monitors asset health, leveraging industrial data sets to predict equipment failures. Server collects and manages long-term fleet data and alarms, performs trend analysis, then delivers role-specific alarms and trends to end user or OEM personnel via mobile device applications or web browser.'); document.write('
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Capacitive Controller provides precision distance measurement.
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'); document.write('Offering resolution of 0.015% FSO at bandwidth of 1 kHz, capaNCDT 6110 is suitable for measuring displacement, distance, and position. Sensor and target act as electrodes of plate-type capacitor, and change of distance between plates influences total system capacity. Distance to measurement object may be determined proportionally via amplitude of alternating voltage on sensor. Applications include automation systems, semiconductor production, mechanical engineering, medicine, and test cells.'); document.write('
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