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Current Transducers accommodate 120 Vac power supplies.
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'); document.write('In addition to 120 Vac solid-core models for heater monitoring applications, ATH Series Current Transducers with Time Integration are available in solid-core or split-core 24 V models. Units provide output signal directly proportional to RMS amperage. Built in signal conditioning eliminates need for shorting block on output, optimizing safety over conventional current transformers. For installation, transducers feature 2-screw panel mount and optional DIN rail brackets.'); document.write('
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Thermal Sensor targets very large aperture lasers.
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'); document.write('Featuring 120 mm aperture for handling large beams and laser diode bars, Model 1000W-BB-120 provides measuring powers from 1–1,000 W and energy from 2–600 J. Broadband absorbers can measure spectral range from 190 nm to 20 µm. Water-cooled thermopile detector provides damage threshold of 6 kW/cm² at full power and 6 second response time. Smart Connector interface operates with company's StarLite, Nova II, and Vega smart displays, and Juno PC interface.'); document.write('
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Flange Reaction Torque Sensor provides 2 mV/V output.
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'); document.write('Measuring 2 in. dia x 1.75 in. long, Model T120 is available in 5 ranges of 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1,000 lb-in. Sensing transduction technology utilizes full bridge sensing element with integral temperature compensation, enabling sensitivity shifts of 0.002% of load/F. Non-linearity, hysteresis, and overall accuracy specifications are 0.10% of rated output, with repeatability rated at 0.05% of output. Unit provides non-rotating torque measurements of motors, pumps, compressors, and tire braking.'); document.write('
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Vision/Barcode Sensors increase speed via resolution options.
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'); document.write('Offering multiple tools, vision and barcode sensors of iVu Plus Gen2 series include integral and remote screen models for inspection, machine vision, and QC applications. Vision sensors include full resolution option to detect small features as well as capability to use multiple sensor tools in same inspection. Bar code readers validate 12, 1D and 2D barcode formats to support traceability in all industries and offer coarse mode resolution setting that can accelerate read rates.'); document.write('
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CCD Image Sensor offers 115 dB of smear rejection.
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'); document.write('Part of TRUESENSE® Interline Transfer CCD Family, KAI-08670 Image Sensor features 8.6 megapixel, APS-H optical format intended for industrial imaging applications. Unit provides 7.4 µm pixel sensitivity, electronic shutter, and dynamic range of 70 dB, extendable to 82 dB in binned pixel operation. KAI-08670 is available in monochrome, Bayer Color, and TRUESENSE Sparse Color Filter Pattern configurations, providing full range of color and sensitivity options.'); document.write('
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Galvanometer/2D Scan Systems leverage digital encoder technology.
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'); document.write('To offer maximum dynamic performance, single-axis dynAXISse galvanometer scanner units and intelliSCANse 2D scan systems leverage digital position detection approach that lowers moments of inertia of drives in high-precision semiconductor processing or micro-structuring. Digital se-encoder (SCANLAB encoder) uses zero-mass laser beam to sense stationary scale, eliminating need for additional inertia-increasing components while increasing reliability of micro-optical sensing.'); document.write('
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Electrochemical Air Quality Monitor delivers ppb accuracy.
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'); document.write('Designed for integration with existing systems, Envitems E6100 can measure common gaseous sources of urban air pollution — NO2, NO, SO2, CO, HS2, and O3 — and offers option to add particulate detectors. Electrochemical technology enables measurement down to ppb level, and users can wirelessly download data recordings. Compact air quality station, capable of precision measurement, suits research and urban air quality monitoring applications.'); document.write('
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Wireless Data Logger monitors CO2, temperature, and humidity.
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'); document.write('Equipped with tethered sensor, RFCO2RHTemp2000A Data Logger can monitor CO2 levels within building, room, or enclosed space, while simultaneously measuring and recording ambient temperature and relative humidity. Unit displays current real-time readings as well as minimum, maximum, and average statistics on built-in LCD screen. Device also provides configurable alarms, battery life indicator, and ability to reset statistics directly from device without impacting data collection.'); document.write('
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Standstill Motor Monitor serves machine safety applications.
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'); document.write('Using electromagnetic feedback (EMF) technology, DIN rail-mounted SVM4001K Series provides machine safety engineers with sensorless method of detecting motion in machinery applications. Standstill monitor, rated for 690 V and frequencies up to 5 kHz, is compatible with single- and 3-phase AC motors, DC motors, as well as VFD and servo-driven motors. Selectable voltage thresholds and programmable time delays let machine safety engineers customize device to application.'); document.write('
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Capacitive Liquid Level Sensors feature 316 SS construction.
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'); document.write('Suited for industrial and marine applications with extreme or corrosive environments, non-contact GS-Level Series is available with standard 0.25–4.75 V analog output, but can be ordered with NMEA2000 output for integration into marine-based CAN systems. Open-collector Switch Output function enables sensor to simultaneously provide real-time level position feedback, while maintaining ability to alert PLC system when switch output threshold has been reached or exceeded.'); document.write('
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Digital Sensor enables measurement of very low pressures.
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'); document.write('Offered in ½, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, and 60 in. H<sub><font size="2">2</font></sub>O pressure ranges, DLVR Series lets design engineers measure low pressures with compensated digital output signal. Customizable turnkey solution offers I²C or SPI output interfaces with 14-bit internal resolution, 3.3 and 5 V supply options, and 1% total error band. CoBeam²™ Technology promotes sensitivity while reducing package stress and position sensitivity. Multiple port and lead configurations, as well as update rates, are available.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Force Sensing Package suits precision assembly applications.
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'); document.write('With 6-axis force sensor that can detect 3 translational forces and 3 axial moments, MotoFit™ alters robot's position based on force encountered to align/assemble parts. Touching, fitting, and inserting are combined to provide automatic precision fits of mating surfaces of 10–100 µm. High-speed fits up to 20 mm deep with h7/H7 tolerance can be done in 5 sec. Additional components include communication board, power supply box, robot mounting flange adapter, and Engineering Support Tool software.'); document.write('
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Fluorescent Light Tester eliminates trial, error, and rework.
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'); document.write('In less than 30 seconds, Fluke® 1000FLT can perform all essential tests, including lamp tester, ballast tester, non-contact voltage detector, pin continuity tester, and ballast discriminator. Point-and-shoot ballast discriminator speeds replacement of old magnetic ballasts with energy-efficient electronic models by identifying what type of ballast is in fixture before user climbs ladder. In addition to belt-style holster, tester comes with metal test rod that extends up to 31 in.'); document.write('
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Magnetic Single-Chip Encoder consumes just 3 µA.
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'); document.write('Housed in 4 x 4 mm QFN16 package, Model iC-TW11 allows for 10-bit angle detection, suitable for battery-buffered applications. With sampling rate of 10 Hz, average current consumption of 3 µA is obtained, and in standby mode between measuring cycles, idle current cuts back to 100 nA. Model iC-TW11 supports sampling rates of 4 kHz with activated filter and automatic amplifier gain for 10-bit resolution at maximum accuracy. Four-wire SPI interface can be operated with up to 16 MHz clock frequency.'); document.write('
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PTH Fusion Sensor suits weather station applications.
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'); document.write('Housed in 5 x 3 x 1 mm² QFN package, Model MS8607-02BA01 utilizes piezoresistive sensor to measure pressure and temperature, and capacitive-type sensor for relative humidity. Unit converts uncompensated analog output voltages to 24-bit digital value for pressure and temperature measurements, and 12-bit digital value for RH. Using I²C communication and operating from 1.8–3.6 V, sensor features pressure range of 10–2,000 mBar, temperature range of -40 to +85°C, and humidity range of 0–100% RH.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Flotation Level Transmitter features self-cleaning design.
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'); document.write('Utilizing acoustic technology that is unaffected by density, build-up, scaling, conductivity, or sticky froth conditions, Model FLT offers low-maintenance design for difficult environments, such as flotation cells. Unit includes adjustable 316 SS bracket with flange mounting options and color display controller mounted in stainless steel enclosure. Transmitter can measure all types of flotation cells, with max control range of 250 in. and resolution accuracy options of 0.08, 0.5, and 1.00 in.'); document.write('
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Vehicle Detector features 9 Vdc to 240 Vac input range.
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'); document.write('With Detect-on-Stop™ technology that activates only when vehicle comes to complete stop on loop, Ultraloop Multi-Voltage Vehicle Detector is useful in cross-traffic situations and warehouse settings with many overhead doors. Sensitivity selection is simplified by ULTRAMETER™ display that indicates appropriate setting to detect vehicle positioned on loop. Ten sensitivity settings allow for fine adjustment, while 4 frequency settings help prevent crosstalk in multi-loop applications.'); document.write('
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Tri-Axis RF Field Strength Meter can be used in field or lab.
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'); document.write('Used for measuring and monitoring RF electromagnetic field strengths, E200 has high frequency radiation range of 50 MHz to 3.5 GHz. Instrument takes isotropic (non-directional) measurements of electromagnetic fields with three-channel measurement sensor and can store and recall up to 200 data sets. In addition to reports electrical and magnetic field strength and power density, tool offers adjustable alarm threshold and memory function as well as ruggedized construction.<br />'); document.write('<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Environmental Monitoring System cuts data center downtime.
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'); document.write('Designed to monitor, record, and analyze environmental, security, and safety conditions, Remote Infrastructure Management System includes RIM-750 version for single cabinet or small equipment room, and RIM-1000 version for monitoring row of high-density cabinets or small computer room.  Expandable design offers variety of sensor inputs, including temperature, humidity, and water leak detection. With RIM Protocol Converter, existing Modbus equipment can be integrated with BMS.'); document.write('
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PT100 RTD Probes feature M12 molded connectors.
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'); document.write('Made of 316 stainless steel and available in imperial and metric diameters, PR-22 Series offers temperature ranges of -22 to 622°F with Class A accuracy and -58 to 932°F with Class B accuracy. Temperature range for connectors is -58 to 194°F. Offered in many standard lengths, probes are suitable for use as-is or with compression fittings, spring loaded fittings, and thermowells. Applications include food and industrial process measurements, HVAC, lab test temperatures, and engine function.'); document.write('
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