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Ultrasound Inspection System helps increase plant reliability.
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'); document.write('Ultrasonic condition monitoring system, Ultraprobe® 15,000 Touch, enables plant inspection professionals to analyze equipment conditions. Field inspections are enhanced via such on-board features as spectral analysis, camera, IR thermometer, laser pointer, stroboscope, and touchscreen display. Featuring diverse instrument operations supported by software, solution will measure, analyze, and collect all data for mechanical and electric equipment.'); document.write('
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Electromagnetic Flow Meter achieves accuracy rate of ±0.3%.
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'); document.write('Combining general purpose detector with amplifier, ModMAG® M1000 features non-intrusive open flow tube that virtually eliminates pressure loss. Unit has no moving parts to impede flow stream, keeping maintenance to minimum, even in less than ideal fluid conditions. Available in ¼–8 in. sizes, meter provides flow range of 0.03–12 m/s and is best suited for bi-directional flow measurements of fluid >5 µS/cm. Amplifier includes LCD and is housed in weather-resistant, NEMA 4X (IP66) enclosure.'); document.write('
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Light Grid identifies parts and determines positions.
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'); document.write('Consisting of transmitter with red light laser and receiver, Model BLA offers object detection with width of 50 mm, range up to 2 m, and 0.01 mm resolution. Device works without additional accessories such as PC or special software, and all settings can be made via display in receiver. Encased in rugged industrial housing, emitter and receiver can be aligned using live graphic display. With light grid, different objects can be detected, compared, and sorted based on minimal differences in size.'); document.write('
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Lie Detection System accurately reads eye behavior.
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'); document.write('Monitoring eye behavior, EyeDetect™ is a deception detection product based on an ocular-motor deception test. Taking 30–40 minutes, non-intrusive test is 85% accurate. It can be used to screen potential employees for previous issues with theft or fraud and to periodically screen existing employees to manage risk and ensure workplace integrity.'); document.write('
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Cellular RTUs monitor remote assets in extreme conditions.
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'); document.write('Combining built-in I/O and active GPS with serial and Ethernet ports, Sixnet Series RAM® 9000 securely monitors remote devices via 4G LTE cellular communications. On-board I/O includes 2 digital inputs, 2 digital outputs, 3 analog inputs, and 1 relay output. Routing capabilities provide secure communication, while separate RS-232 and RS-485 ports offer remote connectivity to serial devices. In addition, USB host port allows for connection of external peripherals such as I/O and Bluetooth.'); document.write('
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Vibration Sensors are designed for high-temperature operation.
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'); document.write('Available in ultra-compact housings, top-exit, and side-exit for flexible cable connectivity, Wilcoxon Research® HT (high temperature) series provides continuous output for condition monitoring applications where temperatures reach 150°C. Internal components are rated at 200°C for consistent bias output voltage levels over entire temperature range. Carrying 25 year MTBF rating, series features rugged housing and hermetic sealing that protect against ground loops and RFI.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Inline Flow Sensors suit lubrication and pneumatic systems.
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'); document.write('Made of brass or all SST, Model 1600 detects factory set points from .1–1.5 gpm in water. Model 1700 has set points as low as 1 cc/min in water. Both models handle various liquids to ensure adequate flow of coolant, lubrication, or injections of chemicals. Designed to also operate in pneumatic systems, set points of 2–8 scfm help ensure adequate air or gas flow is present. Along with standard ¼ in. FNPT process connections, features include max operating ranges up to 1,000 psig and 301°F.'); document.write('
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Electrical Safety Analyzer targets on-the-go technicians.
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'); document.write('Built with rubberized case for durability, Model ESA609 integrates all functions needed to test medical devices when patient lead testing is not required, including: line (mains) voltage, ground wire resistance, equipment current, leakage current, and point-to-point tests. Portable unit tests to ANSI/AAMI ES1, NFPA-99, and parts of IEC62353 and IEC60601-1. With heavy-duty switches, users can<br />'); document.write('change polarity and configuration of neutral connection between open and closed.'); document.write('
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Acrylic Flow Meters feature interchangeable scales.
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'); document.write('Configured for panel mounting, Series 6A02 is available with interchangeable direct reading scales for Water, Argon, Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, Nitrogen, and Helium. Scales are mounted at front of flow body and are positioned and secured by clear front plate. Displaying flow rates in both metric and English units, meters feature max temperature of 150°F, max pressure of 100 psi, and accuracy of ±3% full scale. Low hysteresis, multi-turn needle valve is included.'); document.write('
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Remote Management System configures PLCs and machines.
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'); document.write('Part of Netbiter Remote Management solution, Netbiter Remote Access provides instant, secure communication tunnel to remote equipment, such as PLCs and machines. Product enables users to employ their usual PLC configuration software such as Rockwell RSlogix® or Siemens TIA Portal®, just as if they were connected to machine on site, making it possible to instantly take action if problem occurs. Programmers and machine owners can also configure, reprogram, and debug machinery from any location.'); document.write('
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Video Signal Processor is future-proofed for IP and Ultra HD.
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'); document.write('Selenio X100 intelligent, dual-channel 1RU frame synchronizer and converter delivers diverse processing capabilities for video, audio, data, and metadata. Future-proofed for uncompressed baseband over IP and Ultra HD (UHD), architecture ensures support for hybrid, next-generation TV and production systems. From ingest and outbound processing and tape archive to production and post-production applications, processor integrates into signal workflow of any broadcast environment.'); document.write('
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Humidity Sensor suits aircraft environmental control systems.
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'); document.write('Intended for air ducting where humidified air is carried to seating areas, Model 8TJ315AAA1 contains sensing element and electronics that convert water concentration in air to CAN Bus output. Digital humidity sensor uses capacitance technique with specialized signal processing to measure water content. Sensor’s time response is function of airflow and typically is under 6 seconds. CAN Bus output has labels for duct humidity and temperature as well as Built-In-Test status.'); document.write('
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Thickness Gauge measures battery electrode coatings.
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'); document.write('Used to monitor thickness of coatings on lithium-ion battery electrodes directly on coating line, Model WEBFREX3ES consists of up to 5 frames, which accommodate Beta-ray type sensor, measurement manager station to generate coat weight profiles, operator stations, and profile stack server. System provides high-speed synchronization scanning, automatic identification of coated or non-coated parts, zone trend panel, profile data tracking, and material coefficient window.'); document.write('
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Flashing Dome LED Beacon Lights suit AC or DC applications.
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'); document.write('Offering IP23 protection and vibration resistance, Models XPE and XME provide brightly colored triple-flash sequence that illuminates at 110 flashes/min, making them suited for indoor mobile equipment. XPE model measures 162 mm dia x 203 mm tall and has high-impact, heat-resistant ABS resin body, while XME version, made of stainless steel with melamine baked finish, is 187 mm in dia x 239 mm tall. Typical current consumption ranges from 0.07 A for 230 Vac models to 0.42 A for 12 Vdc models.'); document.write('
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Laser Sensor measures from 100-1,000 mm.
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'); document.write('Designed with linear array technology, Model LE550 provides repeatability and accurate measurement of challenging targets ranging from shiny metal to black rubber. Non-contact unit is suitable for roll diameter, loop control, thickness measurement, and positioning. Enclosed in die-cast zinc housing with IP67-rated polycarbonate lens cover, Model LE550 features 2-line, 8-character display and Class 2 laser beam. Metal, rotatable connector and multiple mounting bracket options are available.'); document.write('
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Intrusion Detection Sensor features fence-mounted design.
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'); document.write('With 3 m location accuracy, FlexZone™ detects and locates any attempt to cut, climb, or otherwise break through fence. Ranging fence-mounted sensor can detect multiple simultaneous intrusions, even in presence of background environmental noise. Unit supports 1,968 ft of sensor cable per processor, creates zones through software, and carries power/data on sensor cable. To facilitate installation, system features pre-installed opening with cable glands, USB connection, and software setup tool.'); document.write('
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Shaft Protected Position Sensors withstand harsh environments.
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'); document.write('Offering stroke lengths from 50–750 mm, LWX-002 Series provides linearity to 0.04% and repeatability of 0.01 mm. All metal sensor shaft is protected over range of motion with SS304 alloy, 0.9 mm thick stainless steel shield. Backlash-free pivot heads facilitate mounting and permit ±12.5% free movement, while hydraulic shaft seal provides IP67 rating. To compensate for pressure that can build up due to push rod movement, sensors incorporate differential pressure compensation system.'); document.write('
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Process Monitoring System helps protect tools and machines.
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'); document.write('Designed to safeguard and optimize complex production processes, Artis CTM V6 integrates with many environments, from entry solutions with no fieldbus connections, to branched Ethernet architectures. In basic installation, CTM system interfaces with machine control and accepts inputs from various measuring transducers. Data capture is accomplished using sensor-less digital torque adapter, wherein selection of drive data is collected by control for evaluation of torque of spindle and feed axis.'); document.write('
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Ultrasonic Flowmeter tracks movement of gas through pipelines.
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'); document.write('Designed to help maintain pipeline metering, Model USM GT400 measures volume of natural gas at every stage of its movement, storage, and utilization. Compliant with CEESmaRT™ cloud-based solution for condition-based monitoring, unit provides stability during flow perturbations thanks to direct-path technology with 6 measuring paths on 3 levels. Orientation enables measurement of swirl, cross-flow, and asymmetry, as well as transparent path velocity weighting per Gauss-Chebyshev profile model.'); document.write('
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Global Shutter Sensor targets computer vision applications.
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'); document.write('Featuring 3-micron OmniPixel3-GS™ global shutter pixel, 1/10.5 in. Model OV6211 can capture full 400 x 400 video at 120 fps, enabling smear-free B/W image capture in landscape and portrait modes. Device supports gesture recognition, eye tracking, depth and motion detection, and biometrics. In light sensing mode, OV6211 wakes up from sleep only when change in light has been detected. In ultra-low power mode, sensor reduces resolution and frame rates to conserve additional power.'); document.write('
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