Liquid Level Sensors feature integral electronics.

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Electro-optic, plastic Series ELS-900 features overall length under 1.3 in. and operates in temperatures to 257°F and pressures to 250 psi. Polyethersulfone housing ensures compatibility in broad range of fluids. Choice of 5 or 12 V models are available. Less than ¼ in. in length, Series ELS-1150 features alloy housing with stainless/carbon steel-fused glass prism design to handle pressures to 2,500 psi and fluid temperatures to 212°F.

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Smallest New Electro-Optic Liquid Level Sensors from Gems offer Greatest Performance

PLAINVILLE, CT. Gems Sensors announces two new additions to their broad family of electro-optic liquid level sensors. Each furthers the performance-to-size ratio that OEMs demand. The plastic ELS-900 Series features an overall length under 1.3 inches and operates in temperatures as high as 257°F. The alloy ELS-1150 features a stainless/carbon steel-fused glass prism design to handle pressures to 2500 psi, yet is less than 1.4 inches in length. Gems electro-optic sensors are ideal for liquid level applications in coolant reservoirs; medical diagnostic equipment, sterilizers, washers, dialysis equipment; lubricant systems in machine tools, generator sets, on- or off-road vehicles; hydraulic fluid reservoirs; HVAC and refrigeration systems; radiators and fluid overflow containers.

ELS-900 sensors feature a polyethersulfone housing and prism to maintain integrity in temperatures ranging from -40°F to 257°F and pressures to 250 psi. Polyethersulfone ensures compatibility in a broad range of fluids as well as affordability. These robust sensors also boast integral electronics. ELS-900's are CE approved to EMI standards, Shock and Vibration tested to MIL standards, and UL approval is pending. A choice of 5V or 12V models are available, with a mounting thread selection of 1/4" NPT, 1/2"-20 SAE #5 and M12x1-8.

ELS-1150 sensors feature alloy housings with fused glass prisms to perform in fluid temperatures to 212°F and pressures to 2500 psi, yet are 50% smaller than comparably performing sensors. The unit is available in 316 stainless steel (1/2" NPT or ¾"-16 models) or nickel-plated carbon steel (1/2" NPT or 3/4"-16 straight thread). ELS-1150 stainless steel versions are industry's only stainless electro-optic sensors available, and offer greater compatibility in acid, solvent and dielectric water applications. ELS-1150 units carry CE, UL and CUL approvals.

Smarter Products, Better Solutions is how Gems Sensors is shaping the future of fluid sensing. For 50 years, the company has been the preferred supplier to thousands of companies serving the OEM, MRO, Process, Environmental, and Marine industries because of its innovative approach to sensor design, applications, and problem solving to meet customer-specific needs. Gems Sensors is a leading global manufacturer of liquid level, flow, and pressure sensors and solid-state relays and barriers.

For more product information, contact Gems Sensors, One Cowles Road, Plainville, Connecticut 06062. Phone: (800) 378-1600.

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