Differential pressure transducer features oil-free, high line pressure design

January 16, 2013 5:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) has released the AST5300 wet/wet differential pressure transducer for use in Explosion-Proof and Non-Incendive areas. Featuring all 316L and Inconel X750 material, the AST5300 is suitable for various liquids and gases requiring high line pressure (1,500 PSI) and low differential pressure (10 PSID) measurements.


Position sensor helps BLDC motor in transmission control unit run smoothly and efficiently

January 16, 2013 2:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

ams AG announced that automotive systems manufacturer Continental is using its robust, accurate AS5134 angular position sensor. The AS5134, as well as the newer AS5132, which are fully qualified to the AEC-Q100 automotive standard, are contactless magnetic position sensors optimized for use in high-speed brushless DC (BLDC) motors.


Miniature infrared temperature sensor ideal for mounting in tight spaces

January 16, 2013 9:13 am | Omega Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

Omega introduces its new series of miniature infrared temperature sensor. The OS-MINI has features such as a miniature sensing head that makes this CE compliant product ideal for mounting in tight spaces, screen color changing capabilities to indicate alarm mode....

LISTED UNDER: Temperature

6-Dimensional motion sensor enables precise control and increases accuracy, stability, safety, and operator productivity

January 15, 2013 2:16 pm | Honeywell Sensing And Control | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell announced it has introduced its Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), 6-D Motion Variant, 6DF Series, designed to provide motion, position, and navigational sensing from a durable single device over six degrees of freedom.


Inductive sensors range in frequency up to 10 KHz

January 14, 2013 9:45 am | Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Pepperl+Fuchs has added new short cylindrical barrel and square profile models to its NBB family of inductive sensors. These flush-mount sensors deliver sensing ranges up to 1.5mm and switching frequency up to 10 KHz in temperatures ranging from -25 degrees to +85 degrees C (-13 to 185 degrees F).


Intrinsically safe pressure transmitters available with process connections

January 11, 2013 11:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) intrinsically safe pressure transmitters for low pressure ranges are now available with ½" NPT Male and 1/4" BSPP male process connections.  The non-incendive version of the low pressure series, the AST43LP will also share the same update.


Emergency stop buttons feature easy installation

January 9, 2013 9:10 am | Banner Engineering Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Banner Engineering expands its line of emergency stop buttons with the Surface Flush Mount E-Stop. The new 40-mm emergency stop buttons are designed to easily mount to a wall or other flat surface without disassembling or individual wiring.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical

VN-100 Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) / Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS)

January 5, 2013 5:22 pm | VectorNav Technologies | Products

The VN-100 product family is comprised of miniature Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) that are available in surface mount (OEM) or aluminum encased Rugged modules. These sensors compute and output real-time, drift-free attitude solutions (i.e. 3D orientation) that are continuous over a complete range of 360° motion.

LISTED UNDER: Accelerometer | Magnetic | Pressure

VN-200 GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS)

January 5, 2013 5:16 pm | VectorNav Technologies | Products

The VN-200 product family is comprised of the world’s smallest & lightest, high performance GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS) that combines an advanced GPS module with the latest in MEMS inertial & pressure sensor technology. Relying on Aerospace-grade navigation algorithms that run on-board the sensor, the VN-200 computes and outputs coupled position, velocity, and attitude estimates at an unparalled rate of 200 Hz. These sensors are well suited for applications operating under highly dynamic conditions and are also available in miniature, surface mount (OEM) or aluminum encased Rugged modules.

LISTED UNDER: Readers Choice Tech Awards Winners | Accelerometer | Position

Miniature-length sensor series features a built-in spring-loaded torsion arm

January 3, 2013 9:12 am | Omega Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

Omega introduces its new series of miniature length sensors that are compact in size and easy to use. The ZMD series features a built-in spring-loaded torsion arm that provides a simple-to-adjust torsion load, allowing the unit to be mounted in almost any orientation, including upside-down.


Sensors measure vibrations and displacements from up to more than 300 meters away

December 20, 2012 10:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Polytec has expanded its product range of non-contact measurement laser vibrometers with a new generation of sensors designed for operation over large distances. The RSV-150 Remote Sensing Vibrometer will measure vibrations and displacements on nearly any surface, from up to more than 300 meters away using an eye-safe (subject to blink reflex) Class 2 laser.


Reed sensors feature environmentally sound, rugged aluminum design ideal for extreme conditions

December 19, 2012 2:51 pm | Standex Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Standex-Meder Electronics introduces its new MK27 magnetically activated reed sensor, equipped with a robust aluminum housing that protects the magnet and sensor from extreme environmental conditions as well as against vandalism or sabotage.


Digital humidity/temperature sensors offer stability, energy efficiency

December 11, 2012 3:07 pm | Honeywell Sensing And Control | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell Sensing and Control (S&C)announced that it will be launching a wide range of industrial sensors and switches. This includes Honeywell HumidIcon™ sensors which combine both temperature and humidity sensing into one package, its new line of basic pressure sensors with a variety of sensitivity, reliability and packaging variations,

LISTED UNDER: Humidty | Temperature

EEPROM-configurable IC enables easier development of TPMS modules

December 11, 2012 3:01 pm | Melexis | Product Releases | Comments

The MLX91802 is a system in package solution for tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) implementations that combines an analog pressure sensor and a low power sensor interface with an MLX16 16-bit RISC-based microcontroller. It is housed in a compact, pressure ported, plastic SO16 package and has an operational temperature range of -40 °C to 125 °C.


Airflow sensors designed for direct implementation into the main flow channel

December 11, 2012 2:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell announced it has expanded its Zephyr airflow sensor HAF Series portfolio with new digital versions that provide airflow ranges of 0 to 20 SLPM (Standard Liters per Minute) and 0 to 200 SLPM. With this new product, Honeywell has leveraged its original Zephyr building block airflow sensor via a bypass to the main flow channel of the sensor....



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