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High Efficiency IR Components

High Efficiency IR Components

Electro Optical Components Inc.: The Micro-Hybrid thermopile detectors with a detectivity of up to 7.2 * 108 and the Micro-Hybrid radiation-intensive IR emitter with a membrane temperature of up to 850°C  creates the high...

2017-05-24
Heated Humidity Sensor for Radiosondes

Heated Humidity Sensor for Radiosondes

E+E Elektronik: The HMC03M humidity sensor from E+E Elektronik is dedicated for use in radiosondes and weather balloons. The sensor is characterized by a short response time even at low temperature. An integrated heating resistor ensures an...

2017-05-24
High Accuracy Triangulation Laser Sensors with Large Base

High Accuracy Triangulation Laser Sensors ...

RIFTEK: Our company is expanding the line of triangulation laser sensors and today we are introducing a new device: High Accuracy Triangulation Laser Sensors with Large Base, RF6001 model. New Triangulation Laser Sensors are intended to be used in...

2017-05-23
A Rapid Response Thin-Film Plasmonic-Thermoelectric Light Detector

A Rapid Response Thin-Film Plasmonic- ...

greenTEG AG: Light detection and quantification is fundamental to the functioning of a broad palette of technologies. While expensive avalanche photodiodes and superconducting bolometers are examples of detectors achieving single-photon...

2017-05-19
Silicon Designs Announces Low-Cost Single Axis MEMS VC Accelerometers  for Measurement Versatility on up to Three Orthogonal Axes

Silicon Designs Announces Low-Cost Single ...

Silicon Designs, Inc., a 100% veteran owned small business and leading industry expert in the design, development and manufacture of highly rugged industrial-grade MEMS capacitive accelerometer chips and modules, today announced the added...

2017-05-17

Dynamic inclination measurement with Sensor ...

Micro-Sensor: Mechanical vibrations or accelerating forces of moving parts cause adversing interferences in the measurement of inclination. This reduces the quality of the sensor signal. So far, conventional low-pass filters have been used for...

2017-05-17
High-precision gas measurement down to the ppb-range

High-precision gas measurement down to the ...

Micro-Hybrid: Thermopile detectors with a detectivity  of up to 7.2 * 108 cm * Hz1 / 2 / W and radiation-intensive IR emitter with a membrane temperature of up to 850°C  are hermetically sealed by our specially developed sealing...

2017-05-16
MEMSIC Announces Economical, Compact, Highly Accurate VG380 Vertical Gyro Modules

MEMSIC Announces Economical, Compact, Highly ...

MEMSIC Inc., a leading solutions provider, combining proprietary MEMS technology with advanced mixed-signal processing and systems solutions, today announced the addition of the VG380 to its portfolio of inertial modules. These new vertical gyros...

2017-05-16
Application Note: ZEMIC load cells and weight transmitters chosen by Van Hees for BOXFILR agricultural produce handling machinery

Application Note: ZEMIC load cells and ...

Variohm: The Netherlands based agricultural machinery specialist Van Hees manufacturers its automated BOXFILR system for handling vegetable produce such as potatoes, carrots and onions. For farm warehouse use at harvest time and as a year-round...

2017-05-16
A good eye for contrasts and colors - KTS and KTX contrast sensors from SICK

A good eye for contrasts and colors ...

SICK AG: With its KTS and KTX product families, SICK is presenting new, powerful contrast sensors from a forward-looking, innovative platform. The patented TwinEye technology for improved contrast detection and sensing distance...

2017-05-15
To the point - Laser expertise from SICK

To the point - Laser expertise from SICK

SICK AG will be presenting its wide range of laser sensors at Interpack 2017. The sensors detect objects reliably even with large sensing ranges and the tightest of installation conditions, they provide excellent performance and security in a...

2017-05-15
optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines speed and precision

optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 2300-2DR uses blue laser light and is specially designed for displacement and distance measurements on directly reflecting surfaces. On reflective and shiny surfaces, the sensor operates at high speed and provides...

2017-05-15
World’s largest mirror telescope relies on nanometer accuracy sensors from Micro-Epsilon

World’s largest mirror telescope relies on ...

Micro-Epsilon: The European Southern Observatory (ESO) based in Garching, Germany, relies on high precision displacement measurement from Micro-Epsilon for a project to build the world’s largest mirror telescope in Chile which also involves...

2017-05-11
High-temperature thermocouple with additional protection from sapphire glass

High-temperature thermocouple with additional ..

WIKA: The new TC84 high-temperature thermocouple from WIKA features the highest safety and a long service life. Its resilience is based on a sapphire protection tube in combination with a two-stage safety chamber. The measuring instrument is...

2017-05-11
Microwave analyzers from Berthold Technologies

Microwave analyzers from Berthold Technologies

BERTHOLD Technologies: The Microwave analyzers from Berthold Technologies are widely used in the Food & Beverages industry to control water contents or dry matter of various products - such as sugar, butter, caramel or cheese – just to...

2017-05-10
UPR-A Ultrasonic Sensors now available with Analog Output and Synchronization

UPR-A Ultrasonic Sensors now available with ...

SNT Sensortechnik AG extends the successful UPR-A series with the versions for synchronized operation. If several sensors are scanning the same object or if there is a common background for several sensors, the ultrasound echoes interfere with...

2017-05-09
Single point load cells and weight transmitters integrated in the Samsonite Cabin Size Scanner

Single point load cells and weight transmitters

Zemic Europe: Case study: Innovend has started to install the Samsonite Cabin Size Scanner in several stores in City Centre and Airports. The Cabin Size Scanner has been developed by Innovend and helps consumers at Samsonite stores to select the...

2017-05-09
New Range of Stainless Steel Wireless Load Links Available Ex-Stock from LCM Systems

New Range of Stainless Steel Wireless Load ...

LCM Systems: As a result of working closely with industry and listening to the needs of users, load cell designer and manufacturer LCM Systems is pleased to announce the launch of their new WLL range of wireless load monitoring links, designed...

2017-05-09
Safety laser scanner PSENscan from Pilz expands the automation portfolio - in series more productive in 2D

Safety laser scanner PSENscan from Pilz ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The new safety laser scanner PSENscan from Pilz safely monitors up to three separate zones simultaneously, significantly increasing plant productivity. Up to four safety laser scanners can be connected in series in...

2017-05-05
Compact Strain Gauge for Limited Bonding Area

Compact Strain Gauge for Limited Bonding Area

BCM Sensor is proud to present an upgraded design of the CB-pattern stacked rosettes. This design has higher stability than the previous version and has the backing size minimized to 4 x 4 mm (of 1mm gauge length and 120Ω gauge...

2017-05-04
Exergen Global and VDL partner to provide custom temperature sensor solution for HP INDIGO 10000, 20000 & 30000 Series Digital Presses

Exergen Global and VDL partner to provide ...

Exergen Global, an award-winning thermal solutions provider, announced it is partnering with VDL Group, a leading international industrial manufacturer headquarted in Eindhoven, to provide a custom solution for HP Indigo 10000, 20000, and 30000...

2017-05-04
Innovation in Part Inspection: PosCon Light Section Sensors from Baumer

Innovation in Part Inspection: PosCon Light ...

Baumer: Progressive digitization and the trend towards individualized products also require solutions that are flexible and as automated as possible, even in the part inspection area. When it comes to checking whether certain production parameters...

2017-05-02
High Resolution Electrochemical Sensors for Hazardous Gases

High Resolution Electrochemical Sensors for ...

Electro Optical Components offers a full line of electrochemical sensors for detecting hazardous materials and gases for work safety and environmental protection.  These sensors have higher resolution, increased sensitivity, improved...

2017-05-02
New Sierra Instruments’ Infographic Explains Advantage of Thermal Mass Flow Controllers for Industrial Applications

New Sierra Instruments’ Infographic Explains ...

Sierra Instruments announces the release of a new infographic explaining why mass flow controllers based on capillary thermal mass flow technology provide exponentially more accurate mass flow data than volumetric flow devices for industrial gas...

2017-05-02
Novotechnik launch RFX-6900 touchless technology angle sensor for extreme applications in mobile machinery

Novotechnik launch RFX-6900 touchless technology

Variohm EuroSensor: Now available from Variohm EuroSensor, Novotechnik’s recently launched RFX-6900 series touchless technology angle sensor is ideal for precision rotary position feedback for mechanically-extreme applications in automotive,...

2017-04-28
Sensors for ultrafast laser applications at LWOP in Munich

Sensors for ultrafast laser applications at LWOP

greenTEG AG: At Laser World of Photonics in Munich, greenTEG will present power and position sensors for ultrafast laser applications at booth 144, hall A2. Be sure to visit us or contact us to schedule a meeting beforehand. With an ever...

2017-04-27
New pipe surface thermometer: the smallest measuring point with no intrusion into the process

New pipe surface thermometer: the smallest ...

WIKA: As a non-invasive measuring point, the new model TR57-M pipe surface resistance thermometer from WIKA offers great versatility, e.g. for retrofitting or temporary fitting. The instrument, with its miniature design, can be fitted into...

2017-04-25
Two new versions of the LB 6760 GAMMAcast detector

Two new versions of the LB 6760 GAMMAcast ...

BERTHOLD Technologies proudly presents two new versions of their mold level detector LB 6760 GAMMAcast. As a direct request from several key-customers in the steel industry, we now introduce two shorter versions of the LB 6760 GAMMAcast detector...

2017-04-20
High Sensitivity Thermopile Array for Spectroscopy

High Sensitivity Thermopile Array for ...

Electro Optical Components Inc.: Micro-Hybrid introduces their high sensitivity thermopile line array for gas analysis and infrared spectroscopy.  You get the highest detectivity (high sensitivity and low noise) available in this 64 pixel...

2017-04-19
Mouser Signs Global Distribution Agreement with MEMSIC

Mouser Signs Global Distribution Agreement ...

MEMSIC Inc.: Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces a global distribution agreement with MEMSIC Inc. MEMSIC is a world leader for the consumer electronics, communications, automotive, medical and industrial sensing sectors. Through the new agreement,...

2017-04-17
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