New models of USB thermocouple power sensors

  Agilent Technologies recently announced the addition of two new models to its U8480 series of USB thermocouple power sensors. This series now comes with improved specifications, including an expanded frequency range to 67 GHz and a measurement speed of 900 readings/second. The U8480 series’ real-time measurement uncertainty feature, described as the first of its kind in […]

Pressure transmitter series launched

  Vega has launched their new range of pressure transmitters in South Africa in Rustenburg, Sasolburg and Johannesburg. The company has re-engineered its VegaBar pressure transmitter series down to three innovative models. This is said to make it much easier for the user to choose the most appropriate instrument for their applications. These three transmitter variants can […]

New photoelectric sensor range launched

  Omron has redesigned and expanded its M18 cylindrical range photoelectric sensors. The new generation is said to represent one of the largest varieties of dependable photoelectric sensors on the market. The recently launched E3FA/E3F1 series is the first of the company’s products based on a new platform for photoelectric sensors. It features high-performance sensing […]

Non-contact encoder has no bearings

  The new RI360 incremental encoder from Turck is totally non-contact and has no bearings, making it completely wear-free. The inductive universal encoder offers high resolution and is immune to magnetic fields. Machine downtime and maintenance resulting from encoder wear are a thing of the past, even in high precision and high-speed applications thanks to […]

PCB analyser for printed circuit board impedance testing

  Agilent Technologies recently introduced the E5063A PCB analyser for printed circuit board impedance testing in manufacturing. The solution offers technology breakthroughs in accuracy, and repeatability and reproducibility (R&R). The analyser also provides a dedicated user interface with broader language support, and more robustness against electrostatic discharge for PCB manufacturing environments. Tighter impedance tolerance is a […]

Waveguide power sensor with flange connector

  Agilent Technologies has announced the E8486A waveguide power sensor. Designed with a WR-12 flange connector, this sensor makes precise and accurate power measurements in the E-band spectrum of 60 to 90 GHz,  said to make it the ideal solution to meet the rapid demand in E-band telecommunication applications. The E8486A comes with an 80 dB dynamic range option, […]

Digital torque transducer interfaces directly with PC software

  Lorenz Messtechnik has developed a digital torque transducer which interfaces directly with PC software to log and record torque, speed and angle measurements. The DR-3000 series of rotating torque transducers are available in capacities from 0,5 to 5000 Nm, and are supplied with traceable calibration certificates and free PC data logging software. Founded in […]

Photoelectric cube sensor

  The newly developed photoelectric OI cube sensor from Ifm Electronic is distinguished by long ranges up to 800 mm for diffuse types and up to 15 m for retro-reflective types. For diffuse type sensors the range can be set precisely using the multi-turn potentiometer and is shown on a scale. Even under harsh industrial […]

Optical turbidity measurement

  To control and measure the quality of water, Assttech now offers the Jumo ecoLine NTU turbidity sensor. Particularly suited for water with low to medium turbidity, applications include drinking water monitoring, municipal and industrial wastewater treatment, final wastewater inspection, monitoring of bodies of water or in fish farming operations. The measuring principle is based […]

New sales centres in growth markets

  Endress+Hauser will open up further important growth markets in the Middle East and Northern Africa with new sales centres. In early 2014 the Swiss Group established subsidiaries in the United Arab Emirates and in Algeria. For two decades the company has been represented in the UAE by the local representative Descon Automation Control Systems. […]