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Sensors/transducers

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Rugged sensors for small-scale process technology

(30/04/2019)
Balluff is expanding its range of sensors for media-contacting temperature detection – in hydraulic power units for example. These include a new temperature sensor with display, a temperature transmitter and a PT1000 sensor.
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Density measurement redefined

(15/04/2019)
Anton Paar believes it has redefined digital density measurement with the introduction of a new measuring principle – the Pulsed Excitation Method (PEM), and the launch of a new range of digital density meters.
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Wireless radar level transmitter complies with API 18.2 custody transfer standard

(04/03/2019)
Emerson has introduced a high-performance version of its Rosemount 3308 Guided Wave Radar (GWR) wireless level transmitter which is believed to be the first standalone wireless radar level device to comply with the API 18.2 standard that provides guidance for crude oil custody transfer from small lease tanks.


Archive

  1. 25/02/2019 WRAS certified submersible level sensor

    VEGA Controls has received WRAS approval of a submersible pressure sensor as a whole device. This means a full product certificate number registration and listing on the WRAS approved product list.

  2. 04/02/2019 Sushi sensor comes to Europe

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced that it will release its Sushi Sensor, an OpreX brand wireless solution in Europe.

  3. 10/12/2018 Compact level transmitter with intelligent processing

    Siemens has introduced Sitrans Probe LU240, its newest ultrasonic level measurement HART transmitter, which provides level, volume, and ?ow measurements.

  4. 12/11/2018 Load cell handles analogue and digital

    Minebea Intec is offering a new enhancement to its PR 6201 load cell. The new Inteco offers an extended range of possibilities – from simple fill quantity control to high-precision weighing of the heaviest silos and containers.

  5. 23/10/2018 Inductive proximity sensors with integrated IO-Link

    Carlo Gavazzi has launched two new inductive proximity sensors with integrated IO-Link which provides solutions to many common factory automation dilemmas, including standardised and reduced wiring, a broader range of available data and configurations, remote configuration, monitoring and diagnostics as well as easy replacement.

  6. 23/09/2018 A compact and space-saving optical sensor

    With the 412B series, Leuze electronic has created a new cylindrical optical sensor with a compact, space-saving design for use in applications where installation space is restricted.

  7. 18/09/2018 Detection and ranging sensors promise less false signals

    Suitable for both indoor or outdoor applications, the new LMS1000 and MRS1000 infrared LiDAR distance and range sensors from SICK incorporate its HDDM+ (High Definition Distance Measurement) which is said to enable greater consistency in performance, even in adverse environmental conditions.

  8. 09/07/2018 Capacitive sensor promises accurate level detection

    Carlo Gavazzi has launched its latest CD34CNFLF capacitive sensor with foreground suppression, designed to detect water-based liquids through a non-metallic container wall.

  9. 29/06/2018 Hygienic pressure sensor

    Baumer has added a new generation of hygienic pressure sensors into its PP20H family.

  10. 25/06/2018 Smart sensor for condition monitoring

    For use in condition monitoring applications STEGO's Smart Sensor CSS 014 measures two important parameters - temperature and humidity - and helps to maintain an optimal climate.

  11. 10/06/2018 New optical sensors see further

    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.

  12. 29/04/2018 Ultra compact Industry 4.0 sensor for magnetic motor feedback systems

    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.

  13. 08/04/2018 Optical rotary torque sensors for low torque and high band width measurements

    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.

  14. 03/03/2018 Programmable analogue transmitters gain marine approval

    Two Analogue Pressure Transmitters (APT) from PSM Instrumentation have recently received Marine Type Approval from DNV/GL.

  15. 03/03/2018 Laser sensors offer precise detection of small objects and gaps

    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.

  16. 05/02/2018 FMCW radar sensor promises repeatable level measurement

    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.

  17. 15/01/2018 Self-adhesive capacitive sensor head simplifies level detection

    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.

  18. 07/01/2018 Wireless and battery-less limit switch

    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.

  19. 18/12/2017 Liquid level monitoring up to 500mWG

    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.

  20. 12/12/2017 Customisable photo-electric sensor family

    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.