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Wheel Center Bore Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

Wheel Center Bore Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

RIFTEK: This System is developed by order of one of the major automotive components manufacturer. Assigned Task: The task was to develop and produce precise Measurement system for contactless measurement of geometry...

2017-07-26
Digital temperature transmitter now also for thermocouples

Digital temperature transmitter now also for ...

WIKA has completed its new temperature transmitter family: With the model T16, a digital instrument is now also available exclusively for thermocouples (TC). The new transmitter, with analogue output and high basic accuracy, is available in a...

2017-07-25
Precision for challenging environments

Precision for challenging environments

SICK AG: The new non-contact DOSIC® ultrasonic flow sensor is used to detect the flow volume of conductive and non-conductive liquids. With its measurement channel and stainless-steel housing, the ultrasonic flowmeter is suitable for measuring...

2017-07-20
New UHT-12TM Miniature Accelerometer

New UHT-12TM Miniature Accelerometer

PCB Piezotronics PCB's new UHT-12™ miniature accelerometer was designed for applications that demand minimal sensitivity change across a wide temperature range.  Model 320C53 features a sensitivity of 1 mV/g to complement the Model...

2017-07-19

On-Demand Web Seminar: Addressing The Challenges

Mentor Graphics: Today’s Internet of Things (IoT) designs commonly include sensors/MEMS, analog and digital on the same IC. Designing all three together on a single IC has its own unique challenges such as handling three different modes...

2017-07-18

On-Demand Web Seminar: New Powerful MEMS Design

Mentor Graphics: This MEMS Design Flow delivers 3D MEMS design and fabrication support in one unified environment, and makes it easy to integrate MEMS devices with analog/mixed-signal processing circuitry on the same IC. Foundry-proven, it...

2017-07-17

White Paper: MEMSIC Solves the Accelerometer ...

Mentor Graphics: It’s hard enough to design mixed-signal processing onto the same chip as a MEMS device, but MEMSIC has managed to integrate these technologies on the same silicon and sells millions of accelerometers in a variety of...

2017-07-14
Integration of piezoresistive measuring cells into existing applications

Integration of piezoresistive measuring cells ..

STS AG: The core element of every pressure transmitter is the pressure measurement cell. With piezoresistive pressure transmitters, this equates essentially to the Wheatstone bridge measuring arrangement. The primary pressure measurement takes...

2017-07-13

White Paper: MEMS Jumpstart Series: Preparing ..

Mentor Graphics: How will a MEMS device perform in the real world that is full of stresses like motion, vibration, and temperature variations? An important aspect of making sure that a MEMS device works as expected out in the world is performing...

2017-07-12
MEMSIC Launches new MDP200 Pressure Sensor for Medical, Automotive and Industrial Applications

MEMSIC Launches new MDP200 Pressure Sensor ...

MEMSIC Inc., a leading sensing solutions provider, today announced the launch of its MDP200 Bi-Directional Differential Pressure Sensor for CPAP, breath detection, room pressure, damper control, flow hood, fume hood, filter monitoring and other...

2017-07-11
microsonic has developed an ultrasonic sensor family in a hygienic design

microsonic has developed an ultrasonic sensor ..

microsonic GmbH: With its new pms hygiene sensors for the pharmaceutical and foodstuff industry, microsonic has incorporated four different measuring ranges in a single sophisticated and easy-to-clean stainless-steel design without crevices and...

2017-07-10
Compact Vortex Flow Meter with Local Display

Compact Vortex Flow Meter with Local Display

Bronkhorst High-Tech BV: Mass Flow ONLINE B.V., specialist in low flow measurement and control, proudly presents new models of their LIQUI-VIEW Base series. Following consultation with customers, these models are now equipped with a bright,...

2017-07-06
Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Micro-Epsilon: Laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors equipped with a blue-laser diode offer numerous advantages over red-diode lasers. For decades, sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon has played a leading role in measurement...

2017-07-05
New laser sensor provides high performance

New laser sensor provides high performance

Micro-Epsilon: The compact optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor designed for displacement and distance measurements offers new features combined with robustness and reliability. Based on an innovative web interface, the new laser sensor stands out due to...

2017-07-05
New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The latest models in the magneto-inductive range of displacement sensors stand out due to their robust design combined with state-of-the-art sensor technology. The sensor design ensures its long term reliability. Furthermore, the...

2017-07-05
Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Micro-Epsilon: Specially developed for displacement, distance and position measurements in OEM and high volume applications, the new capacitive capaNCDT 6112 controllers offer a unique combination of high speed and compact size. A bandwidth...

2017-07-04
One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm measuring range

One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 is by now also available with a measuring range of 500mm. It is therefore the smallest laser sensor in the market that offers such a large measuring range combined with high measurement accuracy. This smart laser...

2017-07-04
G-series Glass-encapsulated NTC Thermistors from BCM SENSOR

G-series Glass-encapsulated NTC Thermistors ...

BCM Sensor is proud to present G-series glass-encapsulated NTC thermistors designed to sustain high temperature up to 260°C. Thanks to the glass-encapsulation, this series is widely used as a temperature detector and sensor, temperature...

2017-06-29
Reliable detection of objects and fill levels

Reliable detection of objects and fill levels

Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio of optoelectronic and inductive switches with capacitive proximity switches, making it possible for users to obtain complete solutions for all detection requirements from a single source.

2017-06-29
Mid IR LEDs for NDIR and Moisture Content

Mid IR LEDs for NDIR and Moisture Content

Electro Optical Components Inc. introduces optoelectronic devices for the mid-infrared spectral range. Products include a wide range of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), LED arrays and spectral matched Photodiodes (PD) covering the spectral range from...

2017-06-28
New Models of 2D Laser Scanners

New Models of 2D Laser Scanners

RIFTEK continues to expand the line of 2D laser scanners. And today we are introducing two new models of 2D laser scanners: RF625-1050/165-85/100  and  RF625-17/6-7/8. The first new model RF625-1050/165-85/100 has a sufficiently...

2017-06-27

EXERGEN DX501 Thermal Scanner Helps One2Born ...

Exergen Global, an award-winning thermal solutions provider, announced that One2Born, creators of the innovative “hatchholder”, is using Exergen’s DX501 handheld thermal scanner to ensure that fertilized chick eggs can hatch...

2017-06-26
NTC Thermistors from BCM SENSOR

NTC Thermistors from BCM SENSOR

BCM Sensor is proud to present a new product group, NTC thermistors, available for batch production. NTC thermistors have negative temperature coefficient of resistance - their resistance decreases exponentially with their temperature...

2017-06-21
Ultrasonic flow meter for low flow rates

Ultrasonic flow meter for low flow rates

Bronkhorst High-Tech BV: With the development of the ES-FLOW™ Flow Meter featuring a new Ultrasonic Wave Technology, Bronkhorst High-Tech BV (The Netherlands) added a new series to their family of liquid flow meters. Bronkhorst is a pioneer...

2017-06-21
Melexis announces world's first dual die latch and switch sensor

Melexis announces world's first dual ..

Melexis announces a range of new magnetic latch and switch sensors that are the first in the world to feature two silicon dice the same package. The highly reliable devices, which are aimed at automotive applications including transmission, power...

2017-06-16
Bluetooth interface developed for wireless TorqSense

Bluetooth interface developed for wireless ...

Sensor Technology: A Bluetooth interface and Android app have been developed by Sensor Technology Ltd for its non-contact torque sensor, the TorqSense. TorqSense is unusual in that it does not have to be physically connected to the shaft whose...

2017-06-16
Ex-Proof Coriolis for Low Flow Applications

Ex-Proof Coriolis for Low Flow Applications

Bronkhorst High-Tech released a new version of its mini CORI-FLOW Ex d series Coriolis mass flow meters for low flow rates, suitable for use in hazardous areas. Compact flow meters, operating via the Coriolis principle, are built in into a rugged,...

2017-06-09
Piezoelectric Spheres and Hemispheres in Miniature Format for Ultrasonic Sensor Applications

Piezoelectric Spheres and Hemispheres in ...

PI Ceramic (PIC) also manufactures piezoelectric spheres and hemispheres in miniature format. The spheres are suitable for ultrasonic applications that require 360° sensing and are used for example, in medical technology. Piezoelectric...

2017-06-08
New HEIDENHAIN rotary encoders with safe hollow-shaft connection

New HEIDENHAIN rotary encoders with safe ...

HEIDENHAIN now offers its encoders of the ECN 400, EQN 400 and ERN 480 series also with a safe hollow shaft connection and mechanical fault exclusion. This rules out faults, such as slippage from a friction-type connection, that cannot be detected...

2017-06-07
Low-Cost, High-Performance MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers with Improved Temperature Performance, Scale Factor and Bias Temperature Shifts

Low-Cost, High-Performance MEMS Capacitive ...

Silicon Designs, Inc. announced the global market introduction of six new series of low-cost, high-performance MEMS capacitive accelerometers, in both traditional and smaller footprints. These include the single axis Model 2220 or triaxial...

2017-06-06
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