AutomationDirect announces SU, UK, UT and TU series round body and UQ series cubic plastic ultrasonic distance sensors

  • AutomationDirect
  • AutomationDirect

Discrete models are available with adjustable sensitivity and one sensor can be standardized for many materials. Operating voltages from 10 to 30VDC are available; temperature ranges up to +70C are now offered on some models.

Opto 22 releases GRV-IVI-12, GRV-IRTD-8 and GRV-IDCSW-12 input/output modules

  • Opto 22
  • OPTO 22

For system integrators and engineers, the I/O modules provide more options for bringing existing devices into groov EPIC, as well as meeting requirements for temperature control applications. They also include designs for mixed signal types, signal isolation, and channel density:

Analytical Systems Keco introduces Model 204 Hydrocarbon VOC in water analyzer

  • Analytical Systems International KECO

The Model 204 water analyzer works to provide capability for environmental pollution control for wastewater treatment plants that must measure VOC contaminants to ensure water is properly treated before released, chemical/ petrochemical plants that measure VOC directly in the water.

Festo announces CPX-AP-I remote I/O system

  • Festo Corporation

CPX-AP-I enables valve terminals to be moved closer to pneumatic cylinders. Process data in and out of each bus module is as much as two kilobytes. Scan cycles for a mix of both valve terminals and I/O are below one millisecond.

SICK introduces Safe Robotics Area Protection safety system

  • SICK, Inc.

The SRAP system consists of a Flexi Soft safety controller and a safety laser scanner – either the S300 Mini Remote for shorter scanning ranges or the microScan3 Core for larger monitoring fields. Safe Robotics Area Protection satisfies the criteria of Performance Level PL d in accordance with EN ISO 13849-1.

EVT introduces EyeSens vision sensor with Profinet Support and Dual Core processor

As with the first EyeSens generation the sensors can communicate with an SPS via the Profinet communication protocol. In addition, the EyeSens supports Modbus as well as TCP/IP and UDP communication.

L-com introduces IoT pressure and level sensor line

  • L-com

These IoT sensors offer range, accuracy and the ability to operate in harsh environments typically found in utilities, oil and gas, water and wastewater, factory automation and food processing industries.

PCB Piezotronics announces Model 410C01 signal conditioner

The Model 410C01 signal conditioner is set up using a software interface, and DIN rail mounting with standard 24 VDC power. It provides a broad frequency range and a zero reset that synchronizes with machine cycle times.

Novotechnik introduces TM1 Series of magnetostrictive linear hydraulic and pneumatic position sensors

  • Novotechnik

TM1 Series stroke lengths are from 50 to 2,000 mm in 25 mm steps. Operating pressure is up to 5,076 psi (350 bar) with peaks to 6,526 psi (450 bar). Both plug-in and screw type flange models are available.

AutomationDirect announces 4mm (smooth) and 5mm (M5 threaded) round photoelectric sensors

  • AutomationDirect
  • AutomationDirect

These DC-powered metal sensors work to provide accuracy in minimal mounting space and are designed for use in a variety of short or long-distance sensing applications.