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Wireless IoT Sensors enhance water monitoring capabilities.

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:32:13 -0400

Powered by user-replaceable C lithium battery, Telog® 41 Series uses low-power, Long-Range (LoRa®) wireless communications to remotely measure and monitor water, wastewater, and groundwater systems, including water pressures, flows, levels and rainfall volumes. These IoT sensors, as part of smart water infrastructure, communicate data using LoRaWAN technology to Telog software at intervals between 5 min and 24 hr. Configurable alerts and alarms automate event detection/reporting.

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Search for suppliers of: Precipitation, Rain & Snow Gages | Pressure Recorders | Pulse Recorders | Flow Monitors | Liquid Level Monitors | Laboratory Water Flow Monitors

Miniature Pressure Sensor supports on-vehicle applications.

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:32:13 -0400

Supplied in all welded stainless steel housing measuring 0.49 x 1.31 in., Model ASUH is designed for use in rugged environments from -65 to +300°F. Hybrid unit offers ranges from 0–70 psi through more than 0–6,000 psi in sealed gauge. Reliability is enhanced by at least 250% proof pressure rating for all ranges. With standard output of 0.5–4.5 Vdc from either 5 Vdc or 8–16 Vdc, modular transmitter is suited for monitoring parameters such as oil, fuel, air, hydraulics, and brakes....

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LVIT Inductive Linear Position Sensors have heavy-duty design.

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:32:19 -0400

Operating from DC voltages, long-stroke LRL-27 Series offers choice of 4 analog outputs, SenSet™ field scalability feature, and 5 nominal ranges from 10–18 in. Contactless operation prevents wearout from dither or cycling, and 1.05 in. dia anodized aluminum housing is sealed to IP67. Along with LVIT (Linear Variable Inductance Transducer) Technology™, features include radial cable exit version with swivel rod eye ends and axial termination versions with M-12 connector or 1 m...

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Digital Force Gauges help manufacturers optimize packaging.

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:32:19 -0400

With ±0.1% accuracy, PCE-DFG Series can measure both tensile and compressive forces. Models offer ranges/resolutions of 0–5 N/0.0005 N, 0–10 N/0.001 N, 0–20 N /0.005 N, and 0–500 N/0.05 N. Each gauge has sampling rate of 2,000 Hz, storage rate of 1 Hz, and 3 modes of measurement: peak, auto peak, and track. Equipped with 160 x 128 dot matrix LCD, gauges offer 6 units of measurement: N, mN, gf, lbf, kgf, and ozf. Up to 1,000 readings can be saved to internal memory.

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Wireless Area Monitor communicates present gas hazards.

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:32:14 -0400

Able to detect up to 7 gases, Radius™ BZ1 ensures workers are aware of alarm and reason behind it via distinctive audio and visual cues and display size. Custom alarm action messages help workers take appropriate action according to present gas level, while run time of 7 days (168 hr continuous) suits long-term projects, routine maintenance, and emergency response applications. Rugged and transportable, this unit works with LENS™ Wireless peer-to-peer communication system.

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Search for suppliers of: Gas Alarms | Gas Detectors | Gas Monitors | Hand-Held Gas Monitors

Precision Pressure Transmitter provides CANbus outputs.

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:32:13 -0400

Supplied in welded, hermetically sealed, stainless steel housing measuring less than 1 in. diameter, Model EPT1005 is available with pressure ranges from 1–20,000 psi. Electronically compensated unit is designed for use in rugged environments with temperatures from -40 to +250°F. Utilizing piezoresistive silicon sensor technology, transmitter provides hysteresis and repeatability of <0.01% and static accuracy of 0.1%. Long term repeatability is <0.1% FS/yr.

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Label Inspection System integrates with thermal printers.

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:32:15 -0400

Available as integrated solution within Printronix® T8304 and T8308 thermal label printers, LVS-7510 Print Quality Inspection System provides 5.4 in. or 8.5 in. read head for scanning label widths from 4.1–8.5 in., as well as stop motion unit, print control unit, and light tower for triggering alerts or printer actions when errors are detected. Machine vision tools—including barcode reading/verification, OCR, OCV, and variable data analysis—evaluate accuracy of all aspects of...

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New Corrosion designed to map any irregular gemetry.

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:32:03 -0400

Presented with wheel electrodes, touch screen interface and dual- processor with 8 GB of Flash memory, Profometer Corrosion enables quick data capture and corrosion analysis directly on-site. Including carrying strap, an integrated stand and a sunshield cover, the unit is designed to be used in harsh environments. With a battery life of more than 8 hours, device can generate custom reports with exported graphs and charts using the Profometer Link PC...

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Corrosion Meter provides rebar assessment.

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:32:16 -0400

Based on half-cell method, Profometer Corrosion provides optimized workflow for rod and wheel measurements. Wheel electrodes allow fast on-site testing, while dual-core processor enables data acquisition and real-time control over measurement procedure. Packaged in rugged housing for harsh environments, product has illustrative touchscreen that supports 2D grid views, assisted workflow, and on-site post processing of measured data. Users can create custom reports with exported graphs and...

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Automotive Image Sensors (1.7 MP) has 120 dB dynamic range.

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:32:13 -0400

Built on 4.2-micron OmniBSI™ split pixel technology, OV10650 wide-format image sensor captures color images and video in 2:1 aspect ratio and delivers 1820 x 940 resolution at up to 60 fps. Design is compatible with image signal processing companion chips OV491 and OV495 for display-based automotive applications. With same performance and specifications as OV10650, OV10652 utilizes RCCC color filter pattern for automotive camera integrators designing front-view ADAS.

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Battery Test System offers automated characterization.

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:32:19 -0400

With single output up to 40 V/3,600 A/72 kW per system, 9220 Series Low Voltage/High Current Battery Charge/Discharge Test System tests lead-acid, lead-cadmium, and other large format batteries used in energy storage systems. Dual Bay System is bi-directional requiring no additional equipment to charge or discharge unit-under-test. Built-in measurement system eliminates external measurement devices by providing time-stamped digital readings for voltage, current, and power as well as Ah and...

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Proximity Sensors come in extended- and triple-distance variants.

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:32:16 -0400

Contrinex DW-series extended- and triple-distance proximity sensors come in 3–30 mm cylindrical and 20 mm rectangular styles. Operating from 10–30 Vdc, cylindrical sensors provide sensing distances from 1–40 mm and come in shielded and unshielded models. While 3 mm sensors are fitted with a 2 m axial cable, other sizes offer 2 m axial cable or M8 or M12 quick disconnects. IP67-rated products, with complete overload protection, can be NPN or PNP with NO or NC outputs.

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Contactless Magnetic Field Sensor employs TMR technology.

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:32:16 -0400

Supplied in SFF JEDEC SOT-26 package, CT219 can be used in close-loop configuration and measure linear-distance movements induced by magnetic field. Sensitivity (~80 mV/mT) and dynamic range enhances systems with such legacy technologies as Hall Effect and current transformers. Along with Tunneling Magnetoresistive (TMR) technology, features include contactless current sensing, including differential measurements, as well as linear position sensing.

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Safety Gate System provides holding force of 7,500 N.

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:32:16 -0400

Suitable for small and light as well as large and heavy doors and gates, PSENmlock offers safety gate monitoring and safe guard locking for protection of personnel and processes to highest PL e in one device. Currentless guard locking system uses bistable magnet, minimizing energy consumption. With holding force of 7,500 N and integrated latching force of 30 N, safety gate system prevents guard from opening inadvertently, making PSENmlock particularly suitable for machines with hazardous...

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Hi-Res Array Imager aligns with lean manufacturing principles.

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:32:19 -0400

Used for quality inspection, factory automation, and in-process verification, 9 MP version of FARO® Cobalt Array Imager suits manufacturers that need to capture fine details and features on edges and surfaces. Features include blue light technology, interchangeable lenses, HDR, and automatic exposure. On-board processing enables multi-imager array configurations of unlimited number of Cobalt sensors, and actionable data is delivered as go/no-go result or dimensional deviation color map.

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Spring-Loaded LVIT Gaging Sensors have drop-in replacement design.

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:32:19 -0400

Designed for dimensional gaging and position measurements, GHS-19 series has 0.75 in. dia aluminum or stainless steel body with 1/2-20 mounting thread. Stroke-to-length ratio minimizes housing length, FS ranges are available from 0.5–4.0 in., and max tip force is 1 lb. Operating from various DC voltages, contactless sensors are available with choice of one of four analog outputs and feature 0.25 dia. probes equipped with No. 9 contact tip.

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Ultrasound Transducers provide ultra-high resolution imaging.

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:32:19 -0400

Part of SiliconWave™ Series, L38-22 Linear Array Transducer has center frequency of 30 MHz, enabling superficial imaging in dermatology. M17-4 1.5D Array Transducer, featuring single-probe design with 120% bandwidth and frequencies from 4–17 MHz, is able to replace multiple linear array transducers for imaging small parts to deep vascular applications. L30-14 Linear Array Transducer has center frequency of 22 MHz and can be used for neonatal, pediatric, and MSK applications.

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Wireless Pressure Sensor provides up to 1/2 mile transmission.

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:32:19 -0400

As part of SignalFire Remote Sensing System, intrinsically safe Pressure Scout supports remote pressure monitoring and alarm reporting. Unit consists of pressure sensor integrated with wireless node and internal battery. Product provides long-range transmission to Signal Fire Gateway where pressure data becomes available via Modbus RTU or TCP interface. Operating from -40 to 80°C, Pressure Scout sustains signal strength through terrain, structures, and weather.

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Digital Ultra Low Pressure Sensor has fully compensted design.

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:32:18 -0400

Offered in 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 30, and 60 in. H2O pressure ranges, gage and differential, DLHR Series is available with 0 to +70°C or -20 to +85°C compensated range. All error compensation is performed internally by ASIC; external calculation is not required. Along with Hi-Res digital output signal that incorporates dual die technology, features include  I²C or SPI output interfaces with 16-, 17-, or 18-bit resolution; >0.25% FSS BFSL accuracy; CoBeam2™ Technology; and 1.68–3.6 V...

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Non-Contact Safety Switches feature European fittings.

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:32:15 -0400

Featuring coded magnetic actuation and IP69K rating, OMEGA® LPC/LMC, CPC/CMC, and SPC/SMC Series Switches are designed to interlock hinged, sliding, or removable machine guard doors in factory automation applications. Units can provide input to safety PLC to initiate machine shutdown in emergency situation. Switches are specifically advantageous in applications when poor guard alignment exists, anti-tamper sensing is required, and long life is required.

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