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Senix Announces Expansion of Philippines Flood Warning System

Senix Announces Expansion of Philippines ...

Senix Corporation announced the expansion of the Philippines Flood Warning System, which relies on Senix’s ultrasonic level and distance sensors to monitor coastal, river and urban flooding. Senix water level sensors play a key role in...

2019-07-18
Senix ToughSonic®   CHEM 10 Level Sensor

Senix ToughSonic® CHEM 10 Level Sensor

Senix: CHEM series sensor and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications quickly without calibration! These sensors are housed in a rugged, chemically inert...

2019-07-18
Value Engineered Products’ 490 series pressure switches selected for hydraulic systems safety monitoring on BOOM XB-1 supersonic demonstrator aircraft

Value Engineered Products’ 490 series ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Value Engineered Products (VEP), part of the USA-based World Magnetics family, is represented in the UK by Variohm EuroSensor. As a leading manufacturer of high-precision pressure, vacuum and differential switches for the aerospace...

2019-07-17
Flintec launch the UXT, an alloy steel tension load cell designed to be an economical alternative for volume use

Flintec launch the UXT, an alloy steel ...

Flintec have added the UXT to its well-established family of tension load cells. With OIML and NTEP approval, the UXT is certified for trade weighing applications. Capacities start at 50kg through to 7,500kg, ensuring the UXT is suitable for a...

2019-07-15
Smallest model now launched for new miniature programmable Hall Effect angle sensor range: Variohm EuroSensor’s Euro-CMRT micro threaded angle sensor offers extensive option and customisation selection

Smallest model now launched for new miniature ..

Variohm EuroSensor: With a diminutive 10 mm diameter housing, M8 threaded mounting and a 3.175 mm diameter flatted shaft, Variohm EuroSensor’s new Euro-CMRT series Hall Effect angle sensors extend its recently launched CMRx range of...

2019-07-11
RF627 2D Laser Scanners Upgrade

RF627 2D Laser Scanners Upgrade

RIFTEK: First, we would like to inform that we discontinue production of outdated RF625 Series scanners and we no longer accept orders for them. Secondly, we expanded the line of RF627 scanners and now you can find devices with ranges up to 1000 mm (eleven...

2019-07-10
Factor 1 inductive sensors by Baumer

Factor 1 inductive sensors by Baumer

Baumer: Inductive sensors very often form the basis for the reliable control of machines and systems. In applications where non-ferrous metals such as aluminum need to be detected at the same working distance as steel, Factor 1 inductive sensors...

2019-07-10
White paper: Through the looking glass

White paper: Through the looking glass

Exergen Global: “It’s all done with mirrors!’’ “What do I see when I look in my mirror?” asked Alice. “I see myself, of course.” “But what about the mirror why can’t I see the mirror...

2019-07-09
VR vs. Hall Effect Speed Sensors

VR vs. Hall Effect Speed Sensors

Sensoronix: Magnetic speed sensors are a durable, efficient, reliable method of measuring the speed of a rotating object. They are used in a wide range of applications, are environmentally friendly and cost effective. For many applications, deciding between...

2019-07-05
Laser Triangulation Probes  for holes inspection

Laser Triangulation Probes for holes inspection

RIFTEK: The sensors are designed especially for inspection of small diameter holes. For measurement, the laser probe is inserted into the controlled hole. The probe or the part is driven in rotation. A triangulation laser sensor, which is built...

2019-07-04

New Technical Lab supports implementation of ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, Qingdao iESLab Electronic Co., Ltd., a pre-eminent end-to-end supplier of smart municipal works, and innovative water utility company...

2019-07-04

ams and SmartSens partner on 3D and NIR sensors

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has signed a formal letter of intent to collaborate in the field of Image Sensors with SmartSens Technology, a global supplier of...

2019-07-03
Texense shutterless fast micro-bolometer

Texense shutterless fast micro-bolometer

Texys: The new Texense fast micro-bolometer is the lightest tool of external tyre temperature measurement available with accuracy of <1% FS over 240 pixels. It is available with varying lens options to give a FOV of between 66-113° and the...

2019-07-02
Zemic miniature sensor integrated in the VMG Tension Meter

Zemic miniature sensor integrated in the VMG ...

Zemic Europe: VMG Parts brings a new rig tuning device for all smaller sailing boats. It is important to tune the mast to get the best sail shape with helm balance while sailing. For this reason, checking the boat settings is very important. The...

2019-07-02
Exergen Global’s temperature sensor ensures safety, efficiency for ablation system

Exergen Global’s temperature sensor ensures ...

Exergen Global: Case Study: ‍NeuWave Medical Inc. develops devices that deliver energy to the human body to treat a variety of serious medical conditions. The company’s Certus® 140 Microwave Ablation System is the premier soft tissue...

2019-07-01
Increasing safety, reliability and speed for diagnostic, skin and medical treatments

Increasing safety, reliability and speed for ...

Exergen Global: Help Your Customers Increase Safety, Reliability & Speed with Exergen’s IR Sensors. For processes such as diagnostic procedures, skin treatments and medical interventions where blood or saline solutions are involved,...

2019-06-28

Launch of module accelerates development of ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: To meet the growing demand for ultrasonic water meters in the European market, ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announced the availability of a new module which...

2019-06-27
Measuring blood temperature in perfusion systems

Measuring blood temperature in perfusion systems

Exergen Global: When supplying blood to patients it is essential that the blood’s temperature is carefully warmed to 37°C to ensure patient safety and wellbeing. Blood must be warmed to this temperature prior to infusion, because,...

2019-06-27
Highly Accurate Low Differential Pressure Sensor

Highly Accurate Low Differential Pressure Sensor

E+E Elektronik: With the EE610, E+E Elektronik offers a new sensor for low differential pressure up to ±100 Pa with an accuracy of ±0.5 Pa. Due to selectable measuring ranges and versatile configuration options, the EE610 is suitable...

2019-06-25
Pressure measurement for safety critical applications: Variohm SMO3100 series pressure sensors now includes SIL 2 / PLd functional safety version

Pressure measurement for safety critical ...

Variohm EuroSensor’s SMO3100 series pressure sensors are now available with SIL 2/ PLd functional safety. Aimed at safety-critical pressure measurement tasks for gas and liquids compatible with stainless steel or titanium...

2019-06-25
Assured Inductance

Assured Inductance

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new family of safety sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs - the inventor of the inductive proximity sensor - includes four cylindrical and rectangular series with cable and plug connection. The sensors are TÜV-certified in accordance...

2019-06-21
IRT/C Heat Balance Series for medical applications

IRT/C Heat Balance Series for medical ...

Exergen Global: The Heat Balance (HB) Series of IRt/c infrared thermocouples have the ability to measure the internal temperature of the target material, non-invasively, by employing a patented heat balance technique. A typical application in...

2019-06-19
Plate readers

Plate readers

Exergen Global: For many plate reader assays performed in (hospital)laboratories it is essential to monitor and control the temperature of liquid samples accurately. In plate readers the results of assays can be affected by temperature...

2019-06-18
Point-of-care testing (POCT)

Point-of-care testing (POCT)

Exergen Global: Point-of-care testing (POCT) is medical diagnostic testing performed at or near a patient’s bedside. As opposed to conventional medical testing, which entails sending specimens to laboratories, POCT yields results in minutes...

2019-06-18
Bourns to Showcase and Demonstrate its line of MEMS-based Environmental Sensors at Sensor + Test 2019

Bourns to Showcase and Demonstrate its line ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, will demonstrate and display its growing line of environmental sensors at Sensor + Test 2019. Bourns’ standard and customizable pressure and humidity sensor product...

2019-06-13
World's first safe radar system solution new to the Pilz portfolio - Safe even in the most rugged environments!

World's first safe radar system solution new ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: New to the Pilz portfolio is the world's first safe complete solution for protection zone monitoring, based on radar technology. It comprises the safe radar system "LBK System" from Inxpect S.p.A. and the configurable small...

2019-06-12
Ultrasonic Sensors in Agricultural Automation

Ultrasonic Sensors in Agricultural Automation

Senix: Back in the 1980’s, brothers Mike, Gregg and Don Tvetene were working at their family-owned Tvetene Turf Farms in Billings, Montana. The business was faced with a critical labor shortage at the same time that it was experiencing huge...

2019-06-11
ToughSonic® 14 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 14 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration! ToughSonic sensors...

2019-06-11
Pipe ID Control System RF096- 35/50-100

Pipe ID Control System RF096- 35/50-100

RIFTEK: These projects continue our work in solving widespread ID measurement challenges. Operation of the system is based on the scanning of the tube inner surface by rotating point triangulation laser sensor. A measured tube must be installed...

2019-06-10
Hydrogen Sensors for H2 Energy Requirement

Hydrogen Sensors for H2 Energy Requirement

Electro Optical Components Inc: As an important alternative & clean energy source, Hydrogen (H2) will be used more and more in future. The hydrogen infrastructure will need reliable hydrogen sensors to monitor hydrogen for safety during the...

2019-06-10
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