Controls and Controllers

Cutting Edge Perimeter Security System Performs Impressively at McAllen Airport

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - In mid 2009, a fiber optic intrusion detection system was installed on McAllen-Miller International Airport's perimeter fence. The system, known as Secure Fence(TM), was developed by Future Fibre Technologies and, one year on, the airport's security department reports the system has performed impressively. According to Donald Buck" Taft, Airport Security Coordinator at...

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Pilz Automation Technology and SCA Display UK Co-Develop Innovative Safety Solution for Hand-Fed Platen Press
Controls and Controllers

Pilz Automation Technology and SCA Display UK Co-Develop Innovative Safety Solution for Hand-Fed Platen Press

With the Health & Safety Executive about to commence on-site inspections of hand-fed platen presses, users of this high-risk machinery need to ensure that their presses meet the required safety standards. By working closely together, two companies have developed a novel, high integrity safety solution for a hand-fed platen press, which uses an array of light beam sensors and a modular safety...

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8 mm Family of DC Motors, Gearheads, Encoders
Motors

8 mm Family of DC Motors, Gearheads, Encoders

With an outer diameter of only 8 mm, this new family of mini-drives provides maxi power. It is an impressive solution with a wide variety of combination possibilities using DC-Micromotors, with precision gearheads and micro-encoders. DC-Micromotors 0816 ... S The DC-Micromotors series 0816 ... S, available in 3, 6 and 8 Volt versions, have an exceptional power-to-volume ratio. The patented...

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Software

HP Unveils Print Solutions, Including 10 Industry-first Innovations, that Transform Print Features into Digital Content Solutions

NEW YORK - HP today announced multiple innovations across its printing portfolio, including 10 industry-first technologies that significantly improve how customers interact with their digital content. The new solutions are designed to help enable all customers - from consumers to small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to enterprise organizations - to better manage and access digital content, convert...

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Pressure Transmitter controls common rail fuel pressure.
Transmitters

Pressure Transmitter controls common rail fuel pressure.

With pressure rating of 2,500 bar, Model MBS 6300 controls pressure of fuel injected into cylinder of common rail diesel engines. Thin-film unit is fully welded so there are no seals at pressure element, enabling transmitter to handle over 10 million pressure cycles. With MBS 6300 installed, stable fuel pressure is ensured, resulting in minimized emission rates of soot and NOx at all engine...

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Incremental Encoders enable flexible speed, position monitoring.
Linear Encoders

Incremental Encoders enable flexible speed, position monitoring.

To accommodate diverse application requirements, available products include PC-programmable ITD2P optical encoder, PC-programmable BHF/BHG optical encoders and magnetic EcoMag encoders, EcoMag BRIH/BRID/BRIV magnetic encoders, and DIP switch-programmable BHK/BVK optical encoders. Available in various shaft designs, series allow both impulse count and rotational direction to be programmed. Users...

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Vital Parameters Kept Under Surveillance
Meters

Vital Parameters Kept Under Surveillance

The EOM-CO2-mini expands the product range of PreSens Precision Sensing GmbH. This electro-optical module is a solution for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) for customized monitoring devices. As for its small footprint, it can easily be integrated and, assembled according to ISO 9001:2008, it guarantees a precise and non-invasive CO2 measurement. The EOM-CO2-mini extends PreSens' scope of...

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Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

NexTech Materials Signs Global Agreement with Therm-O-Disc to Commercialize Next-Generation Hydrogen Sensors

Lewis Center, OH - September 29, 2010 - NexTech Materials, Ltd., a leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative products for energy and environmental markets, has signed an agreement to jointly develop, manufacture and market a new-technology hydrogen sensor worldwide with Therm-O-Disc, Inc. of Mansfield, Ohio, a subsidiary of Emerson and leading supplier of temperature sensors and...

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Macro Sensors Right Angle LVDT Linear Position Sensors Offer Shortened Unit Length Resistance to Debris for Operation in Tight Places with Environmental Contaminants
Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Macro Sensors Right Angle LVDT Linear Position Sensors Offer Shortened Unit Length Resistance to Debris for Operation in Tight Places with Environmental Contaminants

Pennsauken, NJ - For industrial applications when a conventional LVDT position sensor proves too long or environmental contaminants can limit sensor performance, Macro Sensors (www.macrosensors.com) offers right angle configurations of its spring-loaded and through bore LVDT position sensors that not only offer a shortened unit length, but stop debris from accumulating inside the sensor body....

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Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

OSI Systems Receives IDIQ Contract for up to $325 Million from TSA

HAWTHORNE, CA. - September 16, 2010 - OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS), a vertically-integrated provider of specialized electronics and services, today announced that its Security division, Rapiscan Systems, has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for the Rapiscan 620DV AT (Advanced Technology)...

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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life
Sponsored

Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life

For the ultimate in heat transfer fluid performance, Paratherm offers HR Heat Transfer Fluid that is engineered specifically for closed loop liquid phase heating. When it comes to characteristics such as thermal stability and fluid degradation, Paratherm HR leads the industry in value and performance. See our video to learn how Paratherm is raising the bar for heat transfer fluids.

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