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Sensors/transducers

Load cells offer hygienic weighing solution (25/05/2016)
Article image To meet the strict hygiene regulations required in production, HBM has introduced the PW25 and PW27 range of load cells, which are designed for use in filling systems and packaging plants, in multi-head combination weighers and static scales.
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Magnetostrictive sensor with IO-Link functionality (17/05/2016)
MTS Sensors has expanded its linear position sensor range with the introduction of new versions of the E-Series that support the IO-Link communication protocol.
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Gas flow measurement in extreme environments (15/04/2016)
Article image Morgan Advanced Materials now has the capability to develop gas flow transducers which remain accurate in harsh environments subject to extreme temperatures and the presence of highly corrosive chemicals.
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K3 and K3AD approved sensors for nuclear industry 13/04/2016
New high performance temperature sensors for applications in the nuclear power industry are available from CMR Group. Full Story...

Field rangeable pressure sensor 22/03/2016
As part of its GP:50 range of pressure sensors and transmitters for hazardous and harsh environments, Interface Force has introduced the Model 1171 field rangeable pressure sensor. The rugged, compact transmitter is designed for use in severe weather conditions such as can be encountered offshore in the energy and maritime sectors. Full Story...

Lightweight triaxial accelerometer 15/03/2016
A miniature through-hole triaxial accelerometer from Kistler, designed for dynamic vibration measurements, provides measurement ranges of ±50g and ±100g in space limited applications. Applications are said to include automotive NVH and durability, space and aerospace vehicle testing and subsystem vibration testing.  Full Story...

Distance sensors with high tolerances 23/02/2016
The new measuring and switching distance sensors of the 10 series from Leuze electronic feature a high tolerance to colour, material, surface and detection angle which makes it reliable and precise in logistics applications and conveyor systems as well as in the packaging industry.  Full Story...

IS pressure and level components 16/02/2016
Variohm EuroSensor has extended its range of intrinsically-safe (IS) sensing and switching components with the addition of Ex-approved pressure switches, level sensors and pressure transmitters from ADZ NAGANO. Full Story...

Flow and pressure sensors with IO-Link 09/02/2016
Festo has launched two new easy-to-use sensors with IO-Link output that enable engineers to easily check the status of a process. Full Story...

Load cell offers speed and accuracy in demanding applications 19/01/2016
HBM has introduced the new FIT5A digital load cell, which is designed to meet the needs of demanding applications where speed and accuracy are key. Full Story...

Laser triangulation sensors with integrated controller 12/01/2016
Micro-Epsilon UK has launched a new range of laser triangulation sensors with integrated controller which are said to offer technical benefits in terms of compact size, performance and ease of installation. Full Story...

Eddy current principle applied to high temperature measuring applications 05/01/2016
The Technology Partnership (TTP), a technology and product development company, has devised a non-contact solution to the measurement of high temperatures.  Full Story...

Safe recognition of fill levels for food 13/11/2015
Liquids such as ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard can make things difficulty for level sensors, as they have a tendency to be adhesive or create material build-up on the sensors or container walls. Other products such as milk can foam during processing.   Full Story...

Continuous level measurement solution for liquids and slurries 13/11/2015
Siemens has expanded its ultrasonic level transmitter portfolio with the addition of the Sitrans LU150, a non-contacting ultrasonic transmitter with a range of up to 5m. The sensor and electronics are combined within a single, compact, unit which is suitable for use in continuous level measurement applications for liquids and slurries in open or closed vessels. Full Story...

Industrial networking capabilities added to magnetostrictive sensors 13/11/2015
MTS Sensors has added enhancements to its R-Series of magnetostrictive sensors for absolute position measurement. The series now conforms with the latest version of the EtherNet/IP communication protocol with device-level ring (DLR) compatibility, having recently recertified against the ODVA EtherNet/IP Composite Conformance Test revision CT12. Full Story...

IS temperature and humidity data logger 27/10/2015
The new OM-CP-RHTEMP1000IS-A from Omega is an intrinsically safe temperature and humidity data logger certified for Class I, Division 1, Groups A, B, C, and D and nonincendive for Class I, Division 2 Groups A, B, C, D environments. Full Story...

Hygienic measurement in explosive environments 22/09/2015
The GA2730 Minitherm resistance thermometer from LABOM has a matching range of thermowells designed to enable hygienic temperature measurement in explosive environments. In addition, the Pt100 element meets the SIL2 safety requirements of EN 61508 for functional safety.  Full Story...

Portable temperature and humidity data logger 01/09/2015
The latest portable temperature and humidity data loggers from Omega are said to offer accurate and repeatable logging for temperature (OM-91) and temperature/relative humidity (OM-92). Full Story...

Dual laser infrared thermometer 24/08/2015
The OS499 series of fully functional infrared non-contact temperature measuring devices from Omega feature dual lasers for better targeting. Full Story...

Management for memosens sensors 29/07/2015
Measuring technology company, Knick has introduced an enhanced version of its sensor management software for Memosens technology. Full Story...

Laser sensor said to set new standards in distance sensing 30/06/2015
The compact DT50-2 PRO, from Sick is said to offer a next-generation laser sensor which combines high-performance distance sensing with good resolution object profile detection at distances of up to 30m. Full Story...

Position sensing solution utilises magnetostriction 16/06/2015
MTS Sensors has expanded its EC-Series absolute position sensing family, based on its Temposonics magnetostrictive technology. Full Story...

Reducing production interruptions from liquid slugs 31/03/2015
A new video from Moore Industries shows how its current-to-pressure (I/P) transmitter can reduce production interruptions on a natural gas line caused by liquid slugs. Full Story...



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