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Sensors/transducers

Wireless pressure sensor for pressure monitoring and alarm applications (13/09/2016)
Article image 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.  
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Data logger with OPC UA interface (05/09/2016)
Article image 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. 
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Extended AS-i enabled safety sensor range (16/08/2016)
Article image 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. 
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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...

3D measurement solution 25/07/2016
The new MCS10 multi-component sensor, from HBM, enables multiple forces and torques along three axes to be simultaneously measured. Full Story...

SIL1 gas detection controller 20/06/2016
Tyco Gas & Flame Detection has introduced the new MX 32 alarm and control system which is designed to meet SIL1 requirements. Full Story...

Sensors and the Industrial Internet of Things 31/05/2016
The Internet of Things (IoT) opens up new possibilities for networking sensors even when they may be spread over long distances. Sensor signals can be provided at exactly the right time in the place where the information contained in the signals can be used profitably. Full Story...

Contact-type measuring sensors -v-optical measurement sensors 31/05/2016
Contact-type sensors, also referred to as tactile or contact sensors, are suited to use in tough industrial environments where the surfaces to be measured are likely to be contaminated by oil, coolants, grease, fat, water or dust, which can make accurate measurements difficult for optical sensors. Full Story...

Load cells offer hygienic weighing solution 25/05/2016
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. Full Story...

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. Full Story...

Gas flow measurement in extreme environments 15/04/2016
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. Full Story...

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...



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