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Sensors/transducers

Demanding application sensors (18/11/2014)
Article image Eaton has launched a new series of photoelectric sensors, with field-adjustable background suppression and an extended sensing range.
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Radiation line sensor for non-invasive pipe wall inspection (18/11/2014)
Article image 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. 
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Ultrasonic sensors ensure reliable material flow (07/11/2014)
Article image 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. 
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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...

On-line guided wave radar integrity testing 25/03/2014
Emerson Process Management has introduced what it believes to be the World’s first on-line Guided Wave Radar (GWR) transmitter and probe testing function. Full Story...

Multi-layered glass thickness measuring solution 25/03/2014
In the manufacture of multi-layer curved glass for aircraft, automotive and architectural applications, precise thickness measurement of the individual layers, and combined overall laminate, are required. If the curvature of the different layers is not precise, when the layers are sandwiched together there could be a risk of stress points developing within the glass, which in turn could lead to defects or delamination of the glass. Full Story...

Enhanced temperature monitoring for rotary kilns 18/03/2014
Raytek has introduced a new generation of its CS210 system, for non-contact temperature measurement and monitoring of rotary kiln shells.  Full Story...

Chemically-resistant sensor for low liquid flow rates 04/03/2014
Sensirion AG is expanding its range of liquid flow sensors for measuring low flow rates.  Full Story...

Magnetic position sensors deliver cylinder accuracy 04/03/2014
The MPS and MPA are magnetic analogue output position sensors for pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders which, says SICK UK, offer unprecedented levels of accuracy and control, combined with versatility, allowing them to be used universally for machine and robotics applications.  Full Story...

Next generation fork viscosity meter 18/02/2014
Emerson Process Management has introduced the Micro Motion fork viscosity meter, the next generation of the Micro Motion 7827 and 7829 direct insertion viscosity and density meters.  Full Story...



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