Sensors and Transducers

Global distributor Mouser Electronics adds record 62 new manufacturers in first half of 2021

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor, continues to expand its line card by adding 62 new manufacturers to date in 2021. With more than 1,100 manufacturer brands, Mouser now offers an even wider range of product options for its global customer base of design engineers, …

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Tractors can ‘Plough On’ ahead thanks to Contrinex’s Inductive sensors

Modern tractors are complex, very flexible and capable machines which are constantly being developed over the century since they replaced the traction engine. Contrinex’s rugged inductive sensors, available from PLUS Automation, are utilised by a family of tractors that offer their drivers the choice between all-wheel steering for example on …

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Contrinex photoelectrics detect blood vials orientation

A manufacturer of automated laboratory equipment for in-vitro diagnostics trusts the long operating distance and high resolution of Contrinex’s reflex photoelectric sensors, available from PLUS Automation, to detect which end a cap is fitted on a blood testing vial which is a small glass test tube. Customer application To automate …

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Sensors and instrumentation industry growth expert Molly Bakewell Chamberlin joins New York State Mentoring Program

The Buffalo, New York, USA-based Embassy Global, LLC, a 100% woman-owned New York State small business and a worldwide strategic technical marketing, PR, business development and management consulting firm for the business-to-business high-tech manufacturing, engineering, science and related communities, today announced that its company founder and president, Molly Bakewell Chamberlin, …

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Sherborne Sensors announces the launch of a Cloud service for WTS Wireless Inclinometer Line

The WTS Wireless Tilt System is a flexible, all-weather radio telemetry system designed to provide high accuracy remote angle measurement data. The WTS gives surveyors, geotechnical specialists, and structural engineers the ability to record and log data remotely without the cost and inefficiency of traditional wired methods. The heart of the system …

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TE Connectivity encourages diversity in tech with $3.5M African Heritage Scholarship Program

In an effort to further diversify its workforce and bring new opportunities in the technology industry to top-performing minority students, TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has committed $3.5 million toward a new scholarship and internship program for students who identify as Black or African-American. Rising sophomores are …

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Contrinex’s Smart Sensors keep shafts turning with low-cost bearing condition monitoring

Contrinex Smart Sensors, available from PLUS Automation, offer a low-cost single sensor solution for condition-based monitoring of critical rotating machinery. They are able to monitor multiple parameters in real-time, including unexpected levels of vibration, increased bearing temperature or irregular radial deflections of a shaft. These highly versatile sensors provide a …

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RS Components introduces extensive portfolio of sensing devices from Amphenol Advanced Sensors

RS Components (RS) has announced availability of an extensive selection of advanced sensors used by monitoring systems for many different applications in the industrial, healthcare and transportation sectors. Designed and manufactured by Amphenol Advanced Sensors, the portfolio includes temperature, gas, moisture and pressure sensing devices such as a wide range …

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Contrinex’s robust stainless-steel inductives help keep wind turbines turning and our lights on

Wind turbines contributed 24% of the UK’s energy in 2020, with 13% of the UK’s energy use being supplied from turbines sited offshore. This success relies upon the performance and reliability of the wind turbines being able to operate in remote and highly demanding environments. Turbine rotation velocity is a …

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TE Connectivity named among Forbes best workplaces for new graduates

TE Connectivity, a global leader in connectivity and sensors, has been named by Forbes magazine as one of the Best Employers for New Graduates in the United States. “I’m pleased that TE’s purpose of working toward a safer, sustainable, connected and productive future has resonated with recent graduates just embarking …

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