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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 14 - Issue 17 - 09/10/2019
Compact inductive sensors (eddy current) - ideal for integration; Mobile gap measurement at the highest precision; Kaman sensors with eddy current technology offer uncontaminated measurement of conductors; Why sensors should be isolated; Sub-miniature pressure transmitter; Direct Acting High-Speed Servo Valve (DASV) from SANTEST; High-temp tolerant sensors for harsh envirnments; Precise non-contact temperature measurement and monitoring; IO-Link: The IoT enabler for Big Data
Volume 14 - Issue 16 - 08/27/2019
0.5 µm repeatability, IP67 protective structure! High-precision limit switch; RAMO - operating and indicating elements; A guide for limit switches circuits design; MDT releases high-resolution 3D digital magnetometers; Easy-to-use eval board for the AWR1243 mmWave front-end; Steel proximity sensors by the Comus Group; IO-Link: The IoT enabler for Big Data
Volume 14 - Issue 15 - 08/13/2019
Wireless level monitoring and distance monitoring; Robust draw-wire sensors for indoor and outdoor applications; Plug and play laser displacement sensor; Find a part with Cross Reference Search; High-temp tolerant sensors for harsh envirnments; Low profile, gel-filled pressure and temperature sensor; Extending your motor life with Thermik thermal protectors
Volume 14 - Issue 14 - 07/23/2019
Liquid flow sensor SLF3x; Complete automation of NC grinding machine!; 0.7mT high-sensitivity TMR magnetic switch in 200 nA ultra-low power; Find a part with Cross Reference Search; Early fault detection with programmable display, relay, and analog outputs
Volume 14 - Issue 13 - 07/09/2019
A new performance class in inductive displacement measurements; Tactile switches RACON 8/12; Back-side illuminated photodiodes for retina implants; Let our reference designs solve your design problems; 0.7 mT high-sensitivity TMR magnetic switch in 200 nA ultra-low power
Volume 14 - Issue 12 - 06/25/2019
Liquid flow sensor SLF3x; Complete automation of NC grinding machine!; Infrared thermopile detectors can withstand operating temperatures up to 300° C; Reliable and accurate gas sensing using NDIR; A guide for DC motor speed control; Introducing the FX29 robust compression load cell
Volume 14 - Issue 11 - 06/11/2019
Wireless level monitoring and distance monitoring; Optical liquid level switches: An alternative to float switches; Exploring a new switch or sensor project?; Gas on demand for sensor screening and research; Let our reference designs solve your design problems; Modbus in-line ultrasonic flow meter; Mouser carries low-profile, gel-filled, watertight pressure sensors; Series 3623AXT: Waterproof IEPE triaxial sensor for submersible applications
Volume 14 - Issue 10 - 05/28/2019
Multi-gas, humidity, and temperature module SVM30; 1 µm repeatability, non-contact detection of positioning on rotating grindstone; sensors with eddy current technology offer uncontaminated measurement of conductors; WiGauge™ wireless gauge and Wireless Connection Module (WCM); Conductivity sensors for water quality and waste water treatment applications; Let our reference designs solve your design problems; Early fault detection with programmable display, analog, and 2X relay outputs
Volume 14 - Issue 9 - 05/14/2019
Unmatched precision in distance and thickness measurements with confocal sensors; Maximum color accuracy with True Color Recognition Sensors; 0.7mT high-sensitivity TMR magnetic switch in 200 nA ultra-low power; Effective way of measuring rotational speed, particularly in harsh environments; Preventative maintenance for your motor; Easy-to-use pre-calibrated displacement transducers; Let our reference designs solve your design problems
Volume 14 - Issue 8 - 04/23/2019
What makes oxygen sensors suitable for most application types; SCD30 - CO2 and RH/T sensor module; Mini digital sensors offer outstanding total error band and accuracy; Submersible level transmitter with transient protection; 0.5 µm repeatability! High-precision limit switch; Compact, accurate in-line ultrasonic flow meter
Volume 14 - Issue 7 - 04/09/2019
Tough, smart ultrasonic sensor; Worldwide unique laser displacement sensors; Modular multi-channel capacitive measurement system; Gas on demand for sensor screening and research; New DC contactors switch bidirectional up to 500 A; Wireless speed and temperature sensors; family of non-contact sensors; Download the new technology guide from; 3D sensors for robot applications
Volume 14 - Issue 6 - 03/26/2019
TMP144 digital temperature sensor; ±0.5 µm repeatability! High-precision air gap sensor; Sensing and imaging advancements — early bird prices end this week; The gold standard for highly engineered industrial switches; Automate your inventory replenishment process; Vacuum and pressure piloted 3-way valve; Extreme range inductive proximity sensors
Volume 14 - Issue 5 - 03/12/2019
High precision confocal sensors for distance, roughness, and thickness measurements; Reduce emissions, increase efficiency in combustion processes with GAP oxygen analyzer; Photosensor dedicated to UVC light control; High temperature sensors for harsh environments; What to look out for when purchasing differential pressure sensors; New combined digital speed, direction, and linear 4-20 mA sensor; Current sensitive thermal protection
Volume 14 - Issue 4 - 02/26/2019
Particulate matter sensor SPS30; Smart Sensor creates a buzz; POF repeater extends fiber optic signals between optically linked devices; Miniature high performance pressure transmitter; HYT939p - digital humidity module for dry gas applications; ±0.5 µm repeatability! High-precision air gap sensor; Compact, sealed angle sensors
Volume 14 - Issue 3 - 02/12/2019
View your tank or stream levels without wires or conduit; Compact inductive sensors (eddy current) - ideal for integration; Capacitive displacement measuring system for industrial applications; New ranges for small diameter displacement transducers; Gas on demand for sensor screening and research; Low temperature Dual-Shrink™ protection for heat-sensitive components; Introducing the MassaSonic® PulStar® L-95 loop-powered sensor
Volume 14 - Issue 2 - 01/22/2019
New product series: CST25 current sense transformers; MDT releases 200 nA ultra-low power TMR magnetic switch sensors; M5 and 1 µm repeatability precision limit switch; High temperature sensors for harsh environments; New pressure logging digital manometer for zone 0 hazardous areas; Sensors Designed to Survive™ in your environment; The importance of precision and specification in torque sensors; Safe, single-function actuation of electrical devices from remote location; Smart laser
Volume 14 - Issue 1 - 01/08/2019
Speed sensor with digital/linear 4-20 mA outputs in single case; Draw-wire displacement sensors; Attend SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2019; KD-5100 differential measurement system provides resolution to a nanometer; High temperature switches with high performance; One cable to rule them all: PROFINET integration of field instruments; Smart laser sensors make measurements easy and profitable
Volume 13 - Issue 25 - 12/26/2018
One Cable to Rule Them All: PROFINET Integration of Field Instruments; Barksdale Introduces a New Dynalco, IECEx Certified, Magnetic Pickup; Smart Laser Sensors Make Measurements Easy and Profitable
Volume 13 - Issue 24 - 12/11/2018
Precise 2D/3D Laser Profile Scanners; Mini Digital Sensors Offer Outstanding Total Error Band and Accuracy; Carries Waterproof Temperature Sensors; Miniature Proximity Sensors with Extended Sensing; Displacement Transducers - Pre-calibrated, Easy to Install and Use; Secure Connection Equals Secure Data Transmission with Dual-Shrink®; Aero Foot Controls
Volume 13 - Issue 23 - 11/27/2018
Robust Eddy-Current Displacement Sensors for Industrial Applications; M5x17mm with 1 µm Repeatability - World's Smallest Precision Limit Switches; Design Challenges?; Sensor Systems for Commercial, Space, and Military Applications; HTD Pressure Sensors with a New Housing Design; Gas on Demand for Sensor Screening and Research
Volume 13 - Issue 22 - 11/13/2018
Nordic Semiconductor nRF52 Bluetooth 5 Compatible Solutions; E-BOX - Simple to Use Anywhere; Infrared Thermopile Detectors Can Withstand Operating Temperatures Up to 300° C; Wireless Connection Module (WCM); Custom Pressure, Vacuum, and Level Switches in Two Weeks or Less; Intelligent CaliPile Multi-function Infrared Sensor; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; Convert a Pressure Signal to an Electrical Output; What You Don't Know About Flow Can Cost You Big Time
Volume 13 - Issue 21 - 11/06/2018
Inertial MEMS Sensors Offer Ultra-high Resolution; Efficiently Achieving ASIL-D Compliance Using NoC Technology; Avoid Damage to Motors, Pumps, and Fans from Excessive Vibration; Infrared Sensors Offering Versatility and Reliability; Programmable Angle Sensors; What You Don't Know About Flow Can Cost You Big Time
Volume 13 - Issue 20 - 10/23/2018
Modular Multi-channel Capacitive Measurement System; Wireless Position Switches; Effective Way of Measuring Rotational Speed, Particularly in Harsh Environments; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter; What Do Industrial Engineers Need to Know About Functional Safety?; GC2717 High Voltage Reed Switches; The Gold Standard for Industrial Switches; QVE01040: Ideal Limit Switch for Precision Instruments; How to Create an IoT Edge System Prototype
Volume 13 - Issue 19 - 10/09/2018
View Your Tank or Stream Levels Without Wires or Conduit; Releases 200 nA Ultra-low Power TMR Magnetic Switch Sensors; The Solution for RH/T Sensing Remotely from the Main Board; Robust Eddy-current Displacement Sensors with Unmatched Precision; Make Sense of Your Surroundings - Non-contact Object Detection; Design Challenges?; Sensor Systems for Commercial, Space, and Military Applications
Volume 13 - Issue 18 - 09/25/2018
±0.5µm Repeatability! High-precision Air Gap Sensor; Installation Switch - Short and Long-stroke Switches; In-stock Pressure, Vacuum, Temperature, and Liquid Level Switches; Precision Pressure Sensor; Subminiature Pressure and Vacuum Switches; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; How to Create an IoT Edge System Prototype
Volume 13 - Issue 17 - 09/11/2018
AC Current Sensors for Every Application; View Your Tank or Stream Levels Without Wires or Conduit; Webinar: Wireless Switches - New Control Possibilities; New Draw-wire Displacement Sensors with Eight Times Longer Service Life; New 4-wire Platinum RTD for High-precision Measurement; Sensor and Scanner Window Solutions; Highly Accurate Non-contact Displacement/level Transducers; Glass Fiber to Copper Interface Converter Coated Board for Harsh Environments; Transform Your Food Analysis
Volume 13 - Issue 16 - 08/28/2018
Supplies Non-invasive Bubble Detection Solution; TE Connectivity Sensor Solutions; Enhanced Atmospheric Gas Sensing Through Reduced Electronic Noise; Most Accurate Over Temp All-weather Inclinometer User Configurable; New Sensors White Paper; Selecting the Best Inductor for Your DC-DC Converter; Transform Your Food Analysis Results from Acceptable to Exceptional; MLX92215 - 2nd Gen Hall-effect latch; PTFE Bushings that Provide a Comfortable Automotive Interior
Volume 13 - Issue 15 - 08/14/2018
AC Current Sensors for Every Application; New Performance Class in Inductive Displacement Measurements; Why Sensors are Fundamental to New Intelligent Systems; Gas on Demand for Sensor Screening and Research; High-powered 7 mm IR LED Emitter; Boost Your Fiber Optics Performance with Coatings and Sheathings; Piezo-resistive Force Sensors: The Hidden Champions in Medical Devices; L14D1 is Ideal for Long Range Light Sensing; Tips for Increasing Yields When Wire Bonding Small MESA Chips
Volume 13 - Issue 14 - 07/24/2018
Speed Sensor with Digital/Linear 4-20 mA Outputs in Single Case; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter; Liquid Level Switches - Great Discounts; RI-80SMDM Molded SMD Reed Switches; NTC Thermal Solutions; Three Phase Arrangement Thermal Protector; Piezo-resistive Force Sensors: The Hidden Champions in Medical Devices; MLX90371 - Stray Field Immune Hall Position Sensor; The Best Fieldbus for Your PLC: Comparing Five Fieldbuses for Industry 4.0
Volume 13 - Issue 13 - 07/10/2018
M5x17mm! Downsize Machines with the World's Smallest Precision Limit Switches; Emergency Stop - When Safety Matters; MDT Releases TMR Geartooth Encoders for High-performance Industial Applications; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; High Precision, Non-contact Eddy Current Sensors for the Harshest Environments; NTC Thermal Solutions; Piezoresistive Manifold Low Pressure Sensors from 1 mbar; Expands Its Transmitter Product Portfolio with BIT; Bringing Intelligence to Vibration
Volume 13 - Issue 12 - 06/26/2018
Distance and Thickness Measurements with Universal Confocal Controllers; Wireless Command Switches Require No Batteries; | Sensing Incredible Things; Extreme Range Inductive Proximity Sensors; NTC Thermal Solutions; Testing Sensor Fusion for Autonomous Vehicles; How to Reduce Control Panel Costs Using IEC and Busbar
Volume 13 - Issue 11 - 06/12/2018
Miniature Hall Effect Quadrature Sensor 3/8-24 in. Diameter; AirWire® Monitors Local Measurements Up to 10 Miles Away; Proven Detector Solutions for Gas Analysis; Universal Laser Sensor for Industry and Automation; Most Accurate Over Temp All-weather Inclinometer User Configurable; Subminiature Pressure and Vacuum Switches; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter; New! VibraScout™ 6DoF USB Vibration Measurement System; Transform Your Food Analysis Results from Acceptable to Exceptional
Volume 13 - Issue 10 - 05/22/2018
Modular Multi-channel Capacitive Measurement System; See What You Cover with Zeus FEP Heat Shrink; New HCLA Replacement Analog and Digital Pressure Sensors: ELVR Series; Mouser Carries CO2 Sensors for Harsh Environments; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; MDT's TMR Sensors Available to Order from Newark; New Digital Differential Impedance Transducer for Non-contact Linear Position Displacement Sensing; Light in Motion: Your Partner for Photoelectric Sensors; Why Pay for
Volume 13 - Issue 9 - 05/08/2018
Things to Consider When Selecting Optical Liquid Level Sensors; STMicroelectronics Qi 1.2-Compliant 15 W Wireless Charger Solution; ±0.5 µm Repeatability! High-precision Air Gap Sensor; Sensors Designed to Survive™ in Your Environment; Easidew Two-wire Dewpoint Transmitter; Precision Pressure Sensor; TE Connectivity Sensor Solutions
Volume 13 - Issue 8 - 04/24/2018
AirWire® Monitors Local Measurements Up to 10 Miles Away; Siloxane-resistant SGP Multi-pixel Gas Sensor; Temperature Measurement Up to 600° C in Class A; Design Challenges?; High-volume, Cost-effective Avalanche Photodiodes for LIDAR and Range Finding Applications; Testing Sensor Fusion for Autonomous Vehicles
Volume 13 - Issue 7 - 04/10/2018
AC Current Sensors for Every Application; How to Prolong the Life of Your Zirconia Oxygen Sensor; Worldwide Unique Laser Displacement Sensors; The Gold Standard for Industrial Switches; 30% More Thermal Overload Protection for Motors; Gas on Demand for Sensor Screening and Research; Sensor and Scanner Window Solutions
Volume 13 - Issue 6 - 03/27/2018
E-Switch PB400 Low Power, Low Cost, Right-Angle Pushbutton Switch; Elegant and Flat - The RAFI E-BOX; Inline Flow-Through Temperature Sensor; Unmatched Precision in Distance and Thickness Measurements with Confocal Sensors; Vehicle Electrification: Disrupting the Automotive Industry and Beyond; How to Automate the Chip Removal Process with the Right Conveying System; Remote Monitoring Terminal for Underground Well Application; 8000XHT High/Low Extreme-Temperature Liquid Flow Meter
Volume 13 - Issue 5 - 03/13/2018
LIM158FS Design is Ideal for Random Position Object Sensing; IP69K Safety Rated Limit Switches; 0.5 µm Repeatability, High-precision Limit Switch; Sensors Designed to Survive™ in Your Environment; Zeus PTFE Heat Shrink – 260° C Sensor and Wiring Protection; Shock and Vibration Sensor/Recorders; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter