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InnovaSonic 207i Ultrasonic Flow Meter with ...

Sierra Instruments is pleased to announce that its InnovaSonic® 207i Liquid Ultrasonic Flow Meter now supports BACnet digital communication protocol for easy building automation and control. With BACnet, Modbus RTU and Thermal Energy BTU...

2019-03-15
Magnetic Field Sensors for C-Groove Cylinders from SMC

Magnetic Field Sensors for C-Groove Cylinders ..

Turck's portfolio of magnetic field sensors is being expanded: The BIM-UNC product series was specially optimized for perfect mounting in the C-groove pneumatic cylinder of SMC. BIM-UNC sensors can be inserted from the side into the groove with...

2019-03-14
The Best O2 (Oxygen) Sensors

The Best O2 (Oxygen) Sensors

Electro Optical Components:  SemeaTech introduces their new O2 sensor that has longer life and is lead free for RoHS compliance. SemeaTech's new O2 sensor has double the lifetime of existing O2 sensors, up to 4 years.  It also is lead...

2019-03-13
Accurate dosing of corrosion inhibitors

Accurate dosing of corrosion inhibitors

Bronkhorst High-Tech BV: In industrial applications, especially in the chemical, process and oil and gas industry, corrosion can be a real challenge. These types of industries are coping with demanding environmental and process conditions in production and...

2019-03-11
Infrared temperature sensors of Exergen Global in the semiconductor business

Infrared temperature sensors of Exergen Global

Exergen Global: Non-contact thermal sensors are remarkably diverse devices that can help ensure higher process speeds, more precise accuracies, tighter tolerances, and higher yields for a wide spectrum of manufacturing processes, including...

2019-03-08
Ultrasonic water level sensors monitor flooding in the Philippines

Ultrasonic water level sensors monitor flooding

Senix: A variety of factors make the Philippines, and especially the Manila region, among the most flood prone in the world.  Tropical rains flow rapidly from mountain uplands to the Manila basin where dense urbanization accelerates run-off....

2019-03-07
Sensata Technologies Introduces Well-Sealed, Easy to Install Modular Hall Effect Sensors

Sensata Technologies Introduces Well-Sealed, ...

Sensata Technologies, an industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, has launched the new ACW4 Single Turn and TCW4 Multi Turn Absolute Hall Effect Sensors, which feature an over-molded, two-part modular construction that...

2019-03-07
ToughSonic® 50 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 50 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! These sensors are...

2019-03-06
New-Inductive-Technology Position Sensors

New-Inductive-Technology Position Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the TF1 Series of touchless position sensors that are based on patented new-inductive technology. The sensors are unaffected by strong magnetic fields and metal flakes or filings present in a user’s...

2019-02-28
Automated assembly of cockpit modules in the automotive industry

Automated assembly of cockpit modules in the ...

Micro-Epsilon: Fully or semi-automatic assembly of cockpit modules during automotive production processes requires the gripper tool to precisely position the assembly parts. Offering integrated profile calculation and due to their compact design,...

2019-02-26
Active wheel speed sensing in compact and durable package: New differential Hall Effect sensors suit extreme motorsport wheel speed measurement tasks

Active wheel speed sensing in compact and ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Texense, the motorsports and aeronautical sensor specialist, has recently released two new differential Hall Effect (DHE) wheel speed sensors that ensure highly accurate and extremely durable motorsports wheel speed...

2019-02-25
Capacitive measuring system for industrial applications

Capacitive measuring system for industrial ...

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT 61x0/IP capacitive displacement measuring system is suitable for inline quality assurance of production processes, and for control of plant and machinery. Protected to IP68, this measuring system is therefore suitable...

2019-02-22
High precision gap monitoring in plant and machinery

High precision gap monitoring in plant and ...

Micro-Epsilon: With the eddyNCDT 3060, Micro-Epsilon has developed a powerful displacement measuring system based on the eddy current principle, which combines precision, speed and temperature stability in a unique way. These characteristics are...

2019-02-22
An innovation from Leuze electronic: the dual channel principle – but what does that actually mean?

An innovation from Leuze electronic: the dual ..

Leuze electronic: The rise of digitization also means that known processes and procedures are subject to change. Standards that have been valid and established thus far are now under examination, done away with entirely, or may need to be adapted. In many...

2019-02-21
Big-3™ Flow Energy Platform Eases Burden of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Facility Upgrades

Big-3™ Flow Energy Platform Eases Burden of ...

Sierra Instruments: As the infrastructure of VA facilities ages and facilities/utilities managers strive to keep their utilities costs under control, many facilities managers must either upgrade existing equipment or replace older equipment to...

2019-02-20
HTD Pressure Sensors

HTD Pressure Sensors

First Sensor extends its platform of piezoresistive differential pressure sensors of the HTD series from 1 mbar with measuring ranges of up to 10 bar. In addition to the very small and flat manifold housing with a footprint of 8 x 13 mm, which is...

2019-02-19
On safe paths

On safe paths

Leuze electronic: The RSL 400 safety laser scanner not only ensures that automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are operated safely by means of protective and warning fields, but it also simultaneously captures the measurement values for the navigation software....

2019-02-13
The Space-saving Wonder

The Space-saving Wonder

InfraTec GmbH: Pyroelectric detectors are ideally suited for gas analysis. Until now, this has been complicated if many gases should be measured. There were often simply too few measuring channels for this purpose. The new LRM-278 from InfraTec...

2019-02-12
New functional safety solutions improve productivity in food processing

New functional safety solutions improve ...

Sensata Technologies: New functional safety solutions from Sensata Technologies, a world-leading manufacturer of sensors and encoders for industrial applications, are helping to improve productivity and enhance safety in food processing plants by...

2019-02-11
Senix Ultrasonic Sensors Guide Oracle Boat to America’s Cup Victory

Senix Ultrasonic Sensors Guide Oracle Boat ...

Senix: Oracle Team USA won the 2013 America’s Cup race with one of the most efficient sailing vessel ever built. Oracle Team USA’s AC72-class yacht, USA-17, was a 100’ long, 90’ wide and 223’ tall carbon fiber...

2019-02-11
ToughSonic® 14 REMOTE Level Sensor

ToughSonic® 14 REMOTE Level Sensor

Senix: REMOTE sensors are designed for level and distance measurement in remote monitoring and other demanding outdoor applications. Surge protection assures reliable performance in lightning prone areas, and they consume less power than our other...

2019-02-11
Baumer wins the inspect award 2019 with its CX.I cameras

Baumer wins the inspect award 2019 with its ...

Baumer: The Baumer CX.I cameras with their outstanding performance convinced the expert panel and participants of the online poll on the inspect award 2019 and were awarded 1st prize in the Vision category. The prize that is annually awarded by Wiley-VCH...

2019-02-06
Zemic load cells, weighing modules and electronics used for silo weighing

Zemic load cells, weighing modules and ...

Zemic Europe: De IJsselmolen is a modern Dutch family business that produces raw materials for the food industry. The sustainable production of food-safe products, with respect for people and the environment, requires state-of-the-art automation....

2019-02-05
Bourns Expands Line of Environmental Sensors with Ultra-Low 0.15 PSI Pressure Sensor Models

Bourns Expands Line of Environmental Sensors ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced the expansion of its line of environmental sensors adding an ultra-low 0.15 to 1.0 PSI pressure sensor. Bourns® Models BPS110/BPS120 pressure sensors are...

2019-02-05
Sensata launches new White Paper for engineers involved in  Oil & Gas drilling equipment design

Sensata launches new White Paper for engineers

Sensata Technologies, one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensor, industrial control, power management and electrical protection solutions, has published a new white paper that explores how encoders and motors can help improve safety and...

2019-01-31
Measuring (Combustion-) Gas Temperature for various Process Conditions

Measuring (Combustion-) Gas Temperature for ...

Heitronics: Infrared radiation thermometers measure the gas temperature in combustion processes quickly and reliably. The sighting depth of the device depends on the process conditions and the selected wavelength. Heitronics has developed an...

2019-01-29
New Features for Industrial Gas Flow Meters

New Features for Industrial Gas Flow Meters

Bronkhorst High-Tech BV: The IN-FLOW Mass Flow Meters and Controllers by Bronkhorst High-Tech, The Netherlands, are of rugged design according IP65 (dust- and waterproof). The instruments are available for flow ranges from 0,05-1 mln/min up to 200-10000...

2019-01-28
Exergen Global Introduces

Exergen Global Introduces "PEKO", its ...

Exergen Global announced the industry’s only non-contact thermal dynamic management solution to combine a proprietary-design cooling mechanism with a unique emissivity control device to provide accurate, repeatable thermal measurement...

2019-01-23
Accurate Multiple Gas Detection Module Using NDIR

Accurate Multiple Gas Detection Module Using ...

Electro Optical Components Inc.: SILAREX from smartGAS is a new sensor platform using NDIR (non-dispersive infrared absorption).  It has multiple channels for multiple gas detection. SILAREX modules offer the selectivity, long-term stability...

2019-01-21
R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for Longer Operating Distances

R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: With the R200 and R201 designs, the forward-thinking product design of photoelectric sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs enables applications with longer operating distances. Just like the compact R100, R101, and R103 series, both new...

2019-01-21
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