Sensors, Test & Measurement

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Spot hard-to-find CO2 leaks

FLIR Systems’ GF343 is a high performance gas imaging camera designed to visually detect Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in real time. It is said to be a proven effective preventative maintenance tool for ...


One-finger control miniature encoder

Rotary Switches Online is now stocking the compact multi-function Elma Multi Wheel rotary switch. The Multi Wheel is a miniature encoder with an 8+1 joystick function for one-finger control. This ...



Easy-to-use flow and pressure sensors with IO-Link

Festo has launched two sensors with IO-Link output that enable engineers to check the status of their processes and increase production efficiencies. SFAW is the first flow sensor from Festo for ...


Touchless variable gap sensor

Piher Sensors and Controls has introduced a custom sensor that it claims is suitable for the harshest of environments, a two-piece magnetic Hall effect variable gap sensor that maintains stable ...


Long life gas sensor

Oldham has launched the OLCT 10N, a digital gas detector of oxygen, combustible or toxic gases designed for commercial or industrial use in ATEX zone 2 or 22 areas or in non- hazardous environments. ...


Close-up inspection lenses

Resolve Optics has expanded its range of fixed focus non-browning lenses for close-up inspection tasks in high radiation environments.



Sony GS CMOS cameras for machine vision

Sony Europe’s Image Sensing Solutions’ has released the XCG-CG240/C and XCG-CG510/C, the latest in it GS CMOS camera range offering advanced features and reliability for machine vision.


Precision torque sensor

Burster’s 8661 series dual-range precision torque sensor with USB interface is now available in the UK through Ixthus Instrumentation. With a single sensor covering two torque ranges: 0 to 5Nm and 0 ...






Ultrasonic flowmeter for laboratory testing

The Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter from Titan Enterprises is designed to handle low flows from laminar to turbulent, and is also claimed to be largely immune from viscosity, suiting it for laboratory ...


High sensitivity gas leak detection

FLIR Systems has enhanced the leak detection performance of their GF-Series optical gas imaging cameras by adding a High Sensitivity Mode (HSM).


Digital rate and total flowmeter

Titan Enterprises has launched the Pulsite Solo, an affordable battery powered rate and total flowmeter. Offering the flexibility of panel, wall or surface mounting this digital display instrument ...


Long life gas sensor

Oldham has launched the OLCT 100, a 4 to 20mA analogue gas transmitter designed for industrial applications in hazardous locations. It is designed to detect combustible, toxic and refrigerant gasses ...





Plug-and-play 3D vision sensing

SICK has launched the TriSpector 1000, its first ‘plug-and-play’ 3D vision sensor claimed to deliver real-time 3D quality inspection in a self-contained unit. The TriSpector 1000 is expected to open ...


Measuring changes in position at the atomic scale

The NX NanoSensor from Queensgate is claimed to deliver sensitivity levels that are able to measure changes in position to an atomic scale. This state-of-the-art non-contact position measuring system ...



Baumer sets new benchmarks in temperature sensing

Baumer has released the TER8 temperature sensor. Based on RTD technology, it is designed for applications with demanding requirements on measuring accuracy and stringent hygienic standards. It is ...