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Flintec release the RC3D, a modernised version of their established RC3 load cell

Flintec release the RC3D, a modernised version

Flintec’s well known RC3 compression load cell has been re-developed, providing customers with a modern alternative. The RC3 and RC3D are compact, robust, compression load cells manufactured from high-grade stainless steel and hermetically...

2017-11-21
Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2017-11-21
CleverLevel level switch with IO-Link for central configuration

CleverLevel level switch with IO-Link for ...

Baumer is pleased to announce the immediate availability of LBFH and LBFI level switches with IO-Link and ATEX approval. The IO-Link interface allows the user to automate the configuration of sensors.The inclusion of ATEX also enables the use of...

2017-11-21
Multi-Function Portable UV Radiometer

Multi-Function Portable UV Radiometer

Electro Optical Components Inc.: GenUV introduces the UV Radiometer 7.1, a multi-functional portable UV meter.  The UV Radiometer 7.1 measures Absolute UV Power (㎽/㎠), UV Dose (J/㎠) and Max Power (㎽/㎠). Applications for this...

2017-11-20
Economical Ultrasonic Gas Flow and Oxygen Sensor Gasboard7500C

Economical Ultrasonic Gas Flow and Oxygen Sensor

Wuhan Cubic: Ultrasonic oxygen sensor Gasboard7500C is an economical gas sensor used to detect oxygen concentration and flow in binary gases. Adopting ultrasonic detecting technology, Gasboard7500C has better performance than electro-chemical and...

2017-11-20
Piezoresistive manifold low pressure sensors from 1 mbar

Piezoresistive manifold low pressure sensors ...

First Sensor presents its new piezoresistive low differential pressure sensors of the HTD series with measuring ranges from 1 mbar to 7 bar. The very small and flat sensors with a footprint of only 8 x 13 mm and a height of <7 mm are ideal for...

2017-11-16
The easy and cost-efficient way to master complex tasks in image processing

The easy and cost-efficient way to master ...

Baumer: With new SmartApplets, Baumer is the first camera manufacturer to introduce an innovative concept to quickly and easily increase the application-specific functionalities of cameras with FPGA-based image processing. SmartApplets can be...

2017-11-16
Micronor Fiber Optic Microswitch Wins 2017 ECN IMPACT Award

Micronor Fiber Optic Microswitch Wins 2017 ...

Micronor Inc.: Micronor’s MR386 ZapFREE® Fiber Optic Microswitch has been awarded Electronic Component News magazine’s 2017 ECN IMPACT Award for Electromechanical/Mechanical products. Micronor Chief Engineer Robert Rickenbach...

2017-11-15
Two Birds with One Stone Inductive Position Measurement - ready for Industry 4.0

Two Birds with One Stone Inductive Position ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new PMI F90 inductive positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs can precisely detect the absolute position of one actuator as well as the distance between two. Thanks to IO-Link technology, the system has comprehensive communication...

2017-11-15
Flintec launch a family of legal for trade, dynamic, load cells for use in waste collection and agricultural on-board vehicle weighing applications

Flintec launch a family of legal for trade, ...

Flintec: Complementing the already established PC2H and PC3H, Flintec announce the launch of three new dynamic load cells, designed for use in vehicle and machine mounted lifting hoists. The PC5H, PC6H and PC7H have been created to help installers...

2017-11-13
Silicon Designs Introduces Inertial-Grade MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers  with Internal Temperature Sensor and Improved Low-Noise Performance

Silicon Designs Introduces Inertial-Grade ...

Silicon Designs, Inc., a 100% veteran owned, U.S. based leading designer and manufacturer of highly rugged MEMS capacitive accelerometer chips and modules, announced the immediate availability of its Model 1525 Series, a family of commercial and...

2017-11-10
Measuring Solutions for Oil & Gas Downstream

Measuring Solutions for Oil & Gas Downstream

BERTHOLD Technologies: Oil refineries worldwide rely on the radiometric instruments from Berthold Technologies. The non-contacting, non-intrusive measuring systems based on Gamma technology are used to measure level and density in demanding...

2017-11-09
High Quality Micro Pumps for NDIR Gas Detection

High Quality Micro Pumps for NDIR Gas Detection

Electro Optical Components Inc.: Xavitech gas micro pumps offer the highest quality and performance available. Their uses include gas sampling for NDIR, space applications and where flow accuracy is important. Their unique design outperforms...

2017-11-09
Dual Beam NDIR CO2 Sensor Module CM1107

Dual Beam NDIR CO2 Sensor Module CM1107

Wuhan Cubic: Dual beam with better accuracy and high stability NDIR CO2 gas sensor module CM1107 is mainly used to detect CO2 concentration by adopting non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) technology. It is widely used for home HVAC system, HVAC...

2017-11-09
Ultrasonic sensor without blind range - thanks to 3D printing

Ultrasonic sensor without blind range ...

SNT Sensortechnik AG: Thanks to a sensor head produced by a 3D printing process, the sound beam is deflected by 90°. As a result, the blind range which is typical and sometimes unwanted in ultrasonic sensors is eliminated. The sensor can...

2017-11-08
Laser Particle Sensor Module PM2006

Laser Particle Sensor Module PM2006

Wuhan Cubic: With turbo fan, the unique design of air duct and optical path, laser particle sensor module PM2006 can measure particle mass concentration exactly and output PM2.5 μg/m³ directly via mathematical algorithm and scientific...

2017-11-08
Low Power NDIR CO2 Sensor Module CM1106LP

Low Power NDIR CO2 Sensor Module CM1106LP

Wuhan Cubic: New low power consumption and miniature size NDIR CO2 sensor CM1106LP can be used to detect CO2 concentration of indoor air by adopting advanced non-dispersive infrared technology (NDIR). It is widely used in HVAC system, HVAC...

2017-11-03
Ultrasonic Oxygen Sensor

Ultrasonic Oxygen Sensor

Wuhan Cubic: PSA oxygen concentrator general introduction. PSA Oxygen concentrator has been widely used in personal and medical treatment for oxygen supply. It adopts PSA technology to separate the O2 and N2 in air for continuous O2...

2017-10-30
Linear Position Sensor for Mobile Hydraulics

Linear Position Sensor for Mobile Hydraulics

Turck is adding the robust LTE for direct integration in hydraulic cylinders to its portfolio of linear position sensors. The magnetostrictive sensor can withstand shocks of up to 100 g and the vibrations that typically occur with agricultural and...

2017-10-27
NDIR Carbon Dioxide Sensor for HVAC Application

NDIR Carbon Dioxide Sensor for HVAC Application

Wuhan Cubic: Why should we measure CO2? According to NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health), concentrations of 40000ppm or higher should be regarded as immediately dangerous to life and health. Exposure to very high...

2017-10-27
New cameras with IP 65/67 protection ensure reliable operation from -40 °C to 70 °C

New cameras with IP 65/67 protection ensure ...

Baumer: Thanks to the extended temperature range from -40 °C to 70 °C, the new CX series cameras with IP 65/67 protection are ideal for demanding applications under extreme conditions. Selected models eliminate the need for additional...

2017-10-26
Flow Meter Identifies Potential Savings in Compressed Air Supply

Flow Meter Identifies Potential Savings in ...

E+E Elektronik: The monitoring of compressed air consumption ensures cost transparency and helps cutting energy costs by identifying potential savings. The EE741 in-line flow meter from E+E Elektronik is ideal for measuring the consumption of...

2017-10-24
Application note from ETLG Inertial Aerosystems

Application note from ETLG Inertial Aerosystems

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: When developing a new railcar, bridge or construction machine, every movement is a crucial contribution to the success or failure of the project. Implementing precision inertial sensors into the design of a project is a...

2017-10-24
Ultra-thin Laser Particle Sensor Module-PM2010

Ultra-thin Laser Particle Sensor Module-PM2010

Wuhan Cubic: With ultra-thin and running noiseless design, laser particle sensor module PM2010 can measure indoor particle mass concentration PM2.5 exactly and output accurate PM2.5 in μg/m³ directly via mathematical algorithm and...

2017-10-23

Ultrasonic Technology Introduction

Wuhan Cubic: Ultrasonic technology can be utilized in gas flow meter and gas concentration sensor. This paper presents the principle and advantages of Ultrasonic measurement to detect gas flow and oxygen concentration and overview of Cubic...

2017-10-20
Laser Particle Sensor  for Air Purifier Application

Laser Particle Sensor for Air Purifier ...

Wuhan Cubic: An air purifier or air cleaner is a device which removes contaminants from the air in a room. Cubic laser particle sensors are used to measure real time particle concentration in indoor air. Based on laser scattering technology, these...

2017-10-20
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Optical technologies are the key for ...

Hamamatsu Photonics: Automated Driving is one of the major topics for our mobility of the next decades. New challenges have to be solved and new possibilities open up, in all aspects of the vehicle. At present, cars are available with level 1...

2017-10-18
Thickness measurement of brake discs for test benches and road tests

Thickness measurement of brake discs for ...

Micro-Epsilon: With the capaNCDT DTV, Micro-Epsilon has developed a thickness measurement system for brake discs that is used for the detection of Disc Thickness Variation. Extremely robust multi-channel sensors and controllers with a...

2017-10-16
Smart PLC Unit for multi-scanner applications

Smart PLC Unit for multi-scanner applications

Micro-Epsilon: The Smart PLC Unit from Micro-Epsilon enables to calculate the measurement values obtained by up to eight laser scanners. This is necessary with many applications, e.g. the contour measurement of large components. The...

2017-10-16
thermoIMAGER TIM G7 now with VGA resolution

thermoIMAGER TIM G7 now with VGA resolution

Micro-Epsilon: Combining speed and a large temperature measuring range, the new thermoIMAGER TIM G7 is an industrial thermal imaging camera specially designed for applications in the glass industry. The spectral range of 7.9µm enables...

2017-10-13
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