Wireless Pressure Sensor withstands harsh conditions.
Electrical Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Wireless Pressure Sensor withstands harsh conditions.

Constructed out of 316L Stainless Steel, PressureSensorOne(TM) (PS1) is suited for industrial use where precise pressure measurements are needed without running wires or cables. Dimensions are 30 x 166 cm, and unit is completely self-contained. Featuring IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee radio modems operating at 2.4 GHz, solution is offered in 8 pressure ranges from 100-10,000 psi. Internal battery powers...

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Level Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

waterMONITOR Series of KPSIT Level and Pressure Transducers Now RoHS-Compliant

Hampton, VA, June 2007- Pressure Systems, Inc., manufacturer of KPSI(TM) Level and Pressure Transducers, has announced that the waterMONITOR series in its line of KPSI Level and Pressure Transducers(TM) is now RoHS-compliant. Of the ten Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) categories outlined by RoHS, KPSI transducers fall into category 9: Monitoring and Control Instrumentation. This...

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Vision and Imaging Sensors / Detectors

Hella Chooses Vectra® LCP for Key Element in New Auto Climate Sensors

Sensor Expo, Rosemont, Ill., June 12, 2007 - Hella, a major automotive supplier based in Lippstadt, Germany, has adopted Vectra® liquid crystal polymer (LCP) from Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, for the core mechanical component in its new generation of sunlight and ambient light sensors for auto air conditioning systems. This element is made using...

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Hella Turns to Vectra® LCP for Auto Distance Sensor Cover
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Hella Turns to Vectra® LCP for Auto Distance Sensor Cover

Sensor Expo, Rosemont, Ill., June 12, 2007 - When Hella, a major automotive supplier based in Lippstadt, Germany, developed a new lane-change assistance system to help prevent dangerous traffic situations, it adopted Vectra® liquid crystal polymer (LCP) for the cover plate protecting the sensitive distance sensors at the heart of the system to ensure they function reliability. The LCP, which...

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Wireless Gas Detector monitors parking structures.
Gas and Chemical Sensors / Detectors

Wireless Gas Detector monitors parking structures.

Designed to monitor carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide in parking structures, Model 301W utilizes encrypted wireless mesh network to communicate signals to 301C controller that can handle up to 50 wireless detectors in addition to 96 fixed devices. If communication path fails, system automatically finds alternative wireless pathway, enabling continuous contact. When unsafe levels of carbon...

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Pressure Transducer suits limited-space OEM applications.
Pressure Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Pressure Transducer suits limited-space OEM applications.

With footprint of less than 1 in. dia, compact 3100 Series features all-stainless steel construction resistant to corrosive media. Thin film technology and custom-designed ASIC lend to accuracy of 0.25% FS, long-term stability of 0.1%/yr, and thermal stability accurate to within 1.0%/100°F over full compensated temperature range. Offered in pressure ranges from 100-30,000 psi, solution is...

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Light Emitting Diodes (LED)

With an Array of Lighting and Sensing Technologies, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is Working to Make Vehicles and Streets Safer

NORTHVILLE, Mich., June 12 / / -- In the last five years, Active Safety has become a hot topic in the automotive sector as automakers and suppliers strive to develop technologies that not only make vehicles safer but help them avoid accidents altogether. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Inc., supports the drive for active safety with a variety of lighting and sensing technologies that alert drivers to...

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Intelligent IR Combustible Gas Detector with SIL 2 Suitable Rating - Hazardous Environments
Gas and Chemical Sensors / Detectors

Intelligent IR Combustible Gas Detector with SIL 2 Suitable Rating - Hazardous Environments

Ideal for Refineries, Chemical Plants, Processing, and Waste Treatment Applications LAKE FOREST, CA-June 27, 2007- With microprocessor-based intelligence and a true-fail-to-safe design, the advanced IR2100 Infrared Point Gas Detector from General Monitors is now rated SIL 2 suitable. The IR2100 is designed for operation for application in the most demanding oil/gas production, chemical...

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Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Rotary Sensor offers less than ±0.5% independent linearity.

With operating temperature range of -40 to 85°C, Series RSC 2800 non-contacting rotary position sensors are designed to operate in extreme industrial environments and provide protection to IP 65 standard. Performance is unaffected by static/dynamic shaft loads of up to 20 N in both radial and axial directions. Features include electrical measurement angle of 30-360°, lifespan of more...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Dual-Channel Sensor detects speed and direction.

Suited for applications incorporating encoder ring magnet targets, Model A3423 features 2 Hall elements that are spaced 1.63 mm apart and photo-lithographically aligned to better than 1 Â-µm. Low-drift amplifiers guarantee symmetry between switches to maintain signal quadrature, while on-chip regulator allows use of device over operating voltage of 3.8-24.0 V. Offering temperature stability,...

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