Hall Sensors offer alternative to micro-switches.
Providing contactless detection of position and speed, HAL-® 2xy Sensors are immune to mechanical abrasion and are not prone to environmental contaminants such as vibration, shock, dirt, humidity, and high temperatures. Units can function with unstable voltage supplies and are resistant to high-frequency EMF. Available in TO 92UA and SOT 89B packages, sensors operate from -40 to +125-Read More »
Lighting System is designed for energy management.
ThinkWatt(TM) wireless mesh networked motion and photo sensor operates HID, compact fluorescent, linear fluorescent, and incandescent light sources in compliance with all energy regulations. Devices can switch electronic or magnetic ballasted luminaires for Hi-Lo functionality, dim electronic ballasted luminaires, and switch any electrical load up to 30 A. Product has 40 ft range and provides...Read More »
Triaxial Force Sensors Ideal for Aerospace Vibration Testing
May 18, 2006, Depew, NY, USA - The 261A Series Triaxial Force Link Sensors from the Force/Torque Division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc. simultaneously measure dynamic and quasi-static forces in three orthogonal directions (X, Y, and Z-axes). The sensors are used during vibration testing of aerospace structures to match the mechanical impedance of shaker inputs and may be used to force limit the...Read More »
STMicroelectronics Drives Gaming Revolution with Nintendo's Wii(TM)
MEMS Technology Puts Players Into the Action Geneva, May 9, 2006 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), one of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers, today announced that its three-axis acceleration sensors will be used to provide a motion-activated user interface for Nintendo's new home console, Wii. Expected to dramatically change the way people play games, the Wii controller includes ST's...Read More »
The Top 5 Major Benefits of Using Injection-molded EVA Foam for Designing Products
When considering the type of materials to use for an innovative new product, there are many factors to consider, including material quality, design flexibility, production timelines and costs. Suffice it to say that manufacturers need to strike a delicate balance between performance and profitability.Read More »
Servo System cuts cycle time of large machine tools.
Machining Point Control features Acceleration Rate Sensor Unit, which simultaneously detects acceleration rate of 3 axes at machine. Output of unit is taken into account by CNC servo loop through standard separate detector interface unit. Servo system software then uses detected acceleration rate to control motor's motion, suppressing vibration, stabilizing machine at tool tip, and enabling...Read More »
Surveillance System is suited for military installations.
Falcon Watch(TM) Remote Intrusion Detection and Surveillance system includes RF 5405 Intelligent Gateway communications node that receives alarms from multiple sensors and relays data to command centers. System employs seismic detectors to detect ground vibration caused by vehicles or pedestrians; magnetic detectors to detect the movement of metal objects such as weapons or vehicles; and passive...Read More »
Vibration Switch provides proactive machinery protection.
Mounted to any location on rotating or reciprocating equipment, Hardy Vibration Switch actuates alarm or shutdown if excessive vibration levels are reached. All sensing and electronic components, including LED alarm display, come in stand-alone switch box. Along with integral relay that provides failsafe operation with NO and NC contacts, self-contained monitoring system features optional 4-20 mA...Read More »
Intrusion Detectors meet European security standards.
Compliant with PD6662, EN50131-1, and TS50131-2-x Grade 3, Class II standards, perimeter and indoor detectors utilize GreenLine Technology to disable MW during unset periods and Anti-Cloak(TM) Technology to detect cloaked burglars. Features include wall/back tamper, active IR for anti-mask in DT detectors, built-in EOL resistors, and 3 LEDs for walk-test. Detector types include wall- and...Read More »
Digital Speed Sensor features running mode calibration.
Supplied in an SH package, ATS642LSH addresses critical requirements specific to ABS speed-sensing applications. This 2-wire, dual-element, Hall-effect sensor switches in response to differential magnetic signals from ferrous target and can handle airgap variations due to cornering events. Running mode calibration automatically adjusts for miscalibration without missing transition and maintains...Read More »
Candlestick Sensor measures temperature and air velocity.
Designed to characterize thermal conditions in electronic systems, Model MS 1000-CS-WC provides temperature measurements from -30 to +150-Read More »
Does Your Parking Lot Make a Good First Impression?
To enhance its appearance by removing oil stains, Terminator-HSD uses micro bacteria to remove the stain without harsh chemicals, acids, or detergents. Check out the video to learn more.Read More »