CSA Approvals Ensure Safety and Quality in Hazardous Environments
Gas and Chemical Sensors / Detectors

CSA Approvals Ensure Safety and Quality in Hazardous Environments

The new line of intrinsically safe sensors from Positek has recently qualified for CSA approvals in gas, vapor, and dust environments. When used in conjunction with the G005 galvonic isolation barrier, these sensors are ideal for applications in many volatile environments. By limiting the amount of electrical energy that is transmitted through hazardous environments, IS devices help eliminate the...

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Vision and Imaging Sensors / Detectors

SMIC Offers Stable and Robust Wafer Productions for Fingerprint Sensors

SHANGHAIÂ- – Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ( SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced that the company has ramped up wafer productions for fingerprint sensors with stable and robust solutions. Fingerprint sensor is the key device of fingerprint identification and automatic collection. Fingerprint...

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Hall Effect Magnetic Sensors offer thermally stable operation.
Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Hall Effect Magnetic Sensors offer thermally stable operation.

Designed for use in industrial applications from position detection to motor control, rugged and fully protected DRV5000 products include digital latch, digital switch, and analog bipolar output options. Chopper-stabilized sensors support applications from 2.5–38 V and include reverse supply protection up to -22 V as well as ability to withstand transient voltages up to 40 V. For use in...

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Vent Filter utilizes indicating desiccant.
Pressure Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Vent Filter utilizes indicating desiccant.

Supplied on all vented gage transducers, KPSI™ 810 SuperDry™ Vent Filter features silica gel desiccant material with cobalt chloride indicator. Measuring 6.0 in. long with 0.75 in. diameter, filter utilizes indicating desiccant to prevent moisture from entering vent tube and damaging transducers with vented gage reference pressure format. Customer will see color change from blue to pink when...

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Submersible Level Transducer suits wastewater applications.
Level Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Submersible Level Transducer suits wastewater applications.

Designed to withstand adverse environments, hydrostatic KPSI™ 705Â- features sensing area comprised of PTFE-coated elastomeric diaphragm for reliable operation in highly viscous or slurry environments. Diaphragm also promotes thermal stability, output consistency, and repeatability while minimizing susceptibility to output shifts. Pressure sensor assembly is integrated with...

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Miniature Inductive Sensor has rugged metal housing.
Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Miniature Inductive Sensor has rugged metal housing.

Suited forÂ- harsh environments, BES R04 block sensor has fully integrated electronics, with no external amplifier required, and installation depth of ≥5 mm. Size and flatness facilitate installation and integration, while length enables integrated installation in compact assemblies. Ceramic sensing face suits applications with weld spatter, metal debris, and vibration, and other features...

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Laser Profile Scanners use blue laser diode.
Scanners / Readers

Laser Profile Scanners use blue laser diode.

Based on laser line triangulation, scanCONTROL 26xx/BL and 29xx/BL use short wavelength of 405 nm, making them suitable for use with red-hot glowing metals, semi-transparent materials, and organic materials. Profile frequencies up to 4,000 Hz enable sensors to be used in high-speed applications, such as measurement of rail tracks on moving trains. Offering measuring ranges from 25–265 mm in...

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RF Switching Relays

FARSENS Will Display Its Industry-Leading Product Portfolio and Showcase Its Latest Battery-Free RFID Sensor Products

Farsens S.L. today announced that it will be exhibiting products from its growing product portfolio at Sensor+Test 2014, which will be held June 3-5 in Nuremberg, Germany. Our sales team will be showing in our stand the newest innovations in battery-free RFID sensor solutions. Visit us at: Hall 12, Stand: 681. Sensor+Test is the leading forum for sensorics, measuring and testing technologies...

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Touchscreens

Pressure Decay Leak Tester has single-channel, benchtop design.

Available inÂ- 5 pressure ranges from vacuum to 150 psi with resolution to 0.001 psi, Raptor™ offers 10 discrete DIOs that allow automation via PLC or computer interface. UI on built-in touchscreen color display shows pressure plot, countdown timers, step results, coupling outputs, and current test pressure, while 10 on-board programs provide versatility for testing different types...

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Compact Temperature Sensor combines accuracy and power efficacy.
Temperature Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Compact Temperature Sensor combines accuracy and power efficacy.

Operating from 1.8 V supply, 2 x 2 x 0.8 mmÂ- STSC1 offers -40 to +125°C measurement range and typ accuracy of Â±0.3°C. Reflow-solderable sensor provides fully calibrated and linearized digital signal to MCU and features I²C interface. Suitable for standardized industrial series production of electronic devices, sensor...

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