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Sensors/transducers

Sensors offer more than a fixed distance to an object (03/02/2015)
Article image Unlike standard sensors, where sensing distance values can change, depending on the material, Baumer Factor 1 inductive sensors are said to be able to maintain the same sensing distance for all metals.
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Laser sensor detects difficult targets (27/01/2015)
Article image A rugged laser sensor, designed for difficult distance-based applications over a range of 25-300mm has been introduced by Banner Engineering.
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Flexible flow control solution (12/01/2015)
Article image Durapipe UK has introduced a new variable area flowmeter range to offer increased flexibility for those looking to specify an effective solution for monitoring flow rates.
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Wireless Handheld Bluetooth transmitter 12/01/2015
The OMEGA UWBT series of Bluetooth transmitters are said to combine the accuracy of an industrial sensor/transmitter with the convenience of smartphones and tablets.  Full Story...

Wireless temperature and humidity monitoring solution 16/12/2014
Monitoring temperature and humidity is important in many applications. However, too often, this vital data is manually collected at infrequent intervals which is not a suitable solution in situations that rely on stable temperature management to ensure product consistency. Full Story...

Simple 2D-laser scanner offers long-range scanning capabilities 09/12/2014
The R2000 Detection 2D laser scanner offers a solution for demanding field monitoring applications and assistance systems, taking advantage of Pepperl+Fuchs’ Pulse Ranging Technology (PRT) Full Story...

Demanding application sensors 18/11/2014
Eaton has launched a new series of photoelectric sensors, with field-adjustable background suppression and an extended sensing range. Full Story...

Radiation line sensor for non-invasive pipe wall inspection 18/11/2014
Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced an energy-discriminating radiation line sensor that features a direct conversion type semiconductor, to inspect pipe wall thinning due to corrosion.  Full Story...

Ultrasonic sensors ensure reliable material flow 07/11/2014
Speed and cleanliness are the determining factors in many food and beverage industry applications. Short cycle times and minimum machine and plant downtimes are of particular importance, while hygiene requirements cannot be ignored.  Full Story...

Photoelectric sensor transmits data interference-free with light 04/11/2014
Leuze electronic has developed a data transmission photoelectric sensor that, in addition to having a transmission rate of 100 Mbit/sec, is said to set new standards with respect to usability. Full Story...

Pressure and temperature sensors 08/10/2014
Sensor-Technik UK manufacture and supply a variety of electronic sensors that can be integrated into many different industries. Full Story...

Multiple section potentiometer for industrial use 23/09/2014
Conductive plastic potentiometers for position sensing are commonly used for automotive engineering and many other industrial applications. Full Story...

Slimline plastic level sensors for aggressive media 16/09/2014
A range of slimline submersible plastic level sensors for continuous level measurement in confined spaces and small-size boreholes is available from Impress Sensors & Systems. Full Story...

Sanitary temperature sensor 12/08/2014
The new OMEGA PRS-3-100-CB sanitary temperature sensor contains a PT100 Platinum RTD element and is designed for use in food, dairy, beverage and bio pharmaceutical clean-in-place (CIP) type applications. Full Story...

Expanded application scope for vibrating fork level switch 15/07/2014
Emerson Process Management has expanded the application scope for its Rosemount 2120 range of vibrating fork point liquid level switches. Full Story...

Variable ultrasonic sensors 08/07/2014
The new RU-U ultrasonic sensor series, available in the UK from Turck Banner, are said to allow large sensing ranges to be covered with fewer sensor variants.  Full Story...

Multi-function laser micrometer with Ethernet interface 08/07/2014
Micro-Epsilon has introduced a compact, self-contained optical laser micrometer with Ethernet interface.  Full Story...

Intelligent protection for small critical rotating plant 23/05/2014
Continuous protection and monitoring is becoming a vital requirement for many small but critical rotating plant as part of the process of improving efficiencies, reducing energy consumption and eliminating downtime. Full Story...

Portable ultrasonic flaw detector 23/05/2014
The new OMEGA HFD-1 is a digital ultrasonic flaw (inclusion) detector with 800 x 480 WVGA display for superior visibility in all lighting conditions, including direct sunlight. Full Story...

Safety relay monitors light beam devices 20/05/2014
The safety relay PNOZ c2 is designed for use for safe monitoring of light beam devices up to Type 4 or sensors with OSSD outputs in accordance with EN 61496. Full Story...

Wireless sensor range extended 02/04/2014
The latest addition to the Banner range of wireless sensors is the SureCross Wireless Q45 push button with confirmation light. Full Story...

User-friendly temperature controller 28/03/2014
The new CN38S series of temperature controllers, from OMEGA, are said to be easy to programme and feature an input for thermocouple, RTD and thermistor, a sensitive touch keypad and a programmable password protection. Full Story...

Light grids with predefined measuring options 25/03/2014
The new LGM Series measuring light grid from Pepperl+Fuchs is the latest addition to the company’s range of automation lightgrids.  Full Story...



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