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Sensors/transducers

New optical sensors see further (10/06/2018)
Article image With the R200 and R201 photoelectric sensors, Pepperl+Fuchs offers a solution where longer operating distances are required. The new optical sensors offer all the photoelectric functional principles and features of other products in the range.
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Ultra compact Industry 4.0 sensor for magnetic motor feedback systems (29/04/2018)
Article image The ultra compact LEC100 and LEC200 sensor duo has been developed by SIKO to meet the need the speed and/or position of a drive to be communicated to a main controller in real time within magnetic motor feedback systems, where space is often limited.
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Optical rotary torque sensors for low torque and high band width measurements (08/04/2018)
Article image Sensor Technology has launched the digital ORT 230/240 series optical rotary torque sensors for applications when the demand is for low torque and/or high bandwidth, providing precise, dynamic measurement of rotary and static torque of less than 100Nm and for bandwidths of up to 50kHz.
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Programmable analogue transmitters gain marine approval 03/03/2018
Two Analogue Pressure Transmitters (APT) from PSM Instrumentation have recently received Marine Type Approval from DNV/GL. Full Story...

Laser sensors offer precise detection of small objects and gaps 03/03/2018
The O300 miniature laser sensors, with IO-Link, from Baumer, are said to offer a solution for the detection of very small objects and gaps. Full Story...

FMCW radar sensor promises repeatable level measurement 05/02/2018
Pulsar Process Measurement has launched mmWAVE, a compact frequency modulation continuous wave (FMCW) radar sensor that promises accurate and repeatable level measurement and compatibility with the company’s existing range of level controllers. Full Story...

Self-adhesive capacitive sensor head simplifies level detection 15/01/2018
Balluff A self-adhesive, capacitive sensor head with IP 64 protection for non-contact, continuous level detection on non-conductive vessel or pipe outer walls made of glass, plastic or ceramic is available from Balluff. Full Story...

Wireless and battery-less limit switch 07/01/2018
The new OsiSense XCKW range from Telemecanique Sensors is said to offer simplified connectivity where cabling is difficult, expensive, or unwanted. Because there are no contacts, maintenance costs can also be reduced. Full Story...

Liquid level monitoring up to 500mWG 18/12/2017
The Aplisens SGE range of hydrostatic level sensors, available from OEM Automatic, are designed to a wide range of industrial liquid level monitoring tasks in tanks, boreholes or open water. Full Story...

Customisable photo-electric sensor family 12/12/2017
SICK has developed the SureSense family of user-customisable photo-electric sensors which enables a range of sensing options to be specified, all within a standard technology, set-up, mounting and housing. Full Story...

Incremental encoders plug a technology gap for conveying and rotation monitoring 11/09/2017
SICK has launched the DUS60 incremental encoder and DUV60 measuring wheel encoder with DIP switch programmability to provide users with a versatile and economical user-configurable motion control sensor. Full Story...

Infrared temperature sensor with IO-Link 10/09/2017
Balluff has developed a new BTS infrared temperature sensor with IO-Link interface and two switching outputs. It can monitor temperatures between 250 and 1250°C even in inaccessible or hazardous areas, detect hot objects in motion and record temperature values - all without contact. Full Story...

Multi-function sensors improve efficiency 04/09/2017
The extended range of Flexflow process sensors from Baumer are based on the calorimetric measurement principle which enables the monitoring of both flow and velocity in addition to media temperature in a single instrument. Full Story...

High-performance in a compact package 06/08/2017
With the new sensors of the 15 series, Leuze electronic believes it can offer an optimised, economical solution for standard tasks in conveyor and packaging systems as part of the Global Beam family. Full Story...

Incremental rotary encoders promise greater signal generation efficiency 10/07/2017
Pepperl+Fuch’s BlueBeam technology for incremental rotary encoders with optical sensing principle is said to increase efficiency when generating signals. Specially developed blue emitter LEDs, combined with finely structured sensing chips, allow a more energetic penetration depth of the blue light in the chip. The result is a higher resolution, a significantly improved signal amplitude, and a improved signal quality. Full Story...

Comprehensive range of vibration sensing solutions for critical plant and equipment 26/06/2017
Sensonics has developed its range of 4-20mA sensing devices to a level which the company now believes that it represents one of the most comprehensive sets of vibration sensing solutions available for critical items of plant and equipment, such as motors, fans, pumps and compressors. Full Story...

Versatile and compact ultrasonic sensor with IO-Link 09/06/2017
A new compact ultrasonic sensor from Pepperl+Fuchs is said to offer a wide detection range with a minimal dead band. The parameters of these sensors, including the bean width, can be adjusted directly on the device. An IO-Interface is also included.  Full Story...

Digital remote sensor 15/11/2016
For the measurement of liquid levels in large tanks and the differential pressure of high-pressure fluids Yokogawa Electric Corporation has introduced the EJXC40A digital remote sensor, a newly developed DPharp EJX series differential pressure transmitter.  Full Story...

Wireless pressure sensor for pressure monitoring and alarm applications 13/09/2016
SignalFire Wireless Telemetry has introduced Pressure Scout, an intrinsically safe wireless pressure sensor that supports pressure monitoring and alarm reporting as part of the SignalFire Remote Sensing System.   Full Story...

Data logger with OPC UA interface 05/09/2016
Delphin Technology AG has extended its Expert Logger range with the new type 400 model which is now equipped with an OPC UA Client/Server interface.  Full Story...

Extended AS-i enabled safety sensor range 16/08/2016
The Schmersal Group has expanding its AS-i range – the RSS260 safety sensor and the AZM300 solenoid interlock are now both fitted with a built-in AS-i Safety at Work interface.  Full Story...

80 GHz radar gets Bluetooth with Ex approval 01/08/2016
Adding yet another new option for the new 80 GHz radar level sensors VEGAPULS 64 (liquids) and 69 (bulk solids) are now available with ATEX / IECEx: Ex ia, Ex ia/t (Dust) FM: OL, XP, DIP approvals. Full Story...

80 GHz radar gets Bluetooth with Ex approval 01/08/2016
Adding yet another new option for the new 80 GHz radar level sensors VEGAPULS 64 (liquids) and 69 (bulk solids) are now available with ATEX / IECEx: Ex ia, Ex ia/t (Dust) FM: OL, XP, DIP approvals. Full Story...



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