Sensor Detects Oil Contamination And Temperature

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September 11, 2018

Said to be affordable, the KMS oil contamination and temperature sensor detects the presence of ferrous material in oil systems. The stainless-steel sensor weighs 1.4 oz. and has a diameter of 0.85 in. It can be used to monitor gearbox and transmission oil for signs of gear wear and effectively provide early warning of potential […]


Torque Transducers Test Electric/Hybrid Powertrains

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September 11, 2018

Sensor Technology’s wireless rotary torque transducers are the critical link in a test rig used to develop next generation technologies for electric and hybrid vehicle powertrains. AVID Technology relies on the torque transducers as part of an automated approach to motor characterization. Climate change, urban air quality and the rising cost of energy have become […]


Modular Joystick Keeps A Low Under-Panel Profile

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September 11, 2018

APEM’s XD series is a multi-axis hand-grip joystick engineered for demanding vehicle applications.  Featuring non-contacting Hall effect technology to provide up to 10 million operations, the component is a compact, highly reliable joystick suited for off-highway vehicles and machinery.   The XD series joystick measures 60 mm below panel and can withstand horizontal loads up […]


Position Sensing System Provides Machine Control

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September 11, 2018

Kaman Precision Products’ OEM-2306 non-contact linear displacement measuring instrument using eddy current technology targets machine-control applications. The system offers the same performance features as the KD-2306 signal conditioning electronics, but in a smaller, bare PC board format.   The OEM-2306 is factory configured for each unique application, delivering lower costs in higher volume applications. The […]


Network Scanner + Software = First 5G NR Network Measurement Solution

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September 11, 2018

Rohde & Schwarz is launching what it calls the world’s first commercial 5G NR network measurement solution. It consists of a network scanner with matching 5G NR scanning software and the R&S ROMES4 drive test software suite. The solution has been tried and tested in the field in pre-commercial 5G NR network trials conducted in […]


Sensors Midwest 2018: Autonomous Vehicle Design Must Balance Several Factors

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September 10, 2018

When autonomous-vehicle design in mentioned amongst a group of engineers and designers who are intimately involved with that market, the conversation will most likely turn towards the challenges of safety issues, optical sensitivity in detecting objects, vehicles and beings on the road, and mechanical reliability. Along with those will follow cost concerns such as material […]


Battery-Less IoT Sensor Technology Cuts Costs

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September 10, 2018

PsiKick’s Steam Trap Monitor (STM) continuously analyzes steam traps to deliver cost-saving insights across a range of industrial environments. Steam traps, which are designed to discharge unwanted condensate, are critical components in the vast steam systems utilized worldwide for manufacturing, power-generation, heating, sterilization, and other processes.  Despite their prevalence, steam traps are notoriously faulty; according […]


Methane Detector Sniffs Out Landfills

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September 10, 2018

Q.E.D. Environmental Systems’ LANDTEC SEM5000 methane (CH4) detector is viable for landfill surface emissions monitoring (SEM). The unit meets or exceeds U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Method 21 – Determination of Volatile Organic Compound Leaks requirements for quarterly SEM monitoring. Via patented laser technology with a frequency dialed specifically to methane, readings are not affected by […]