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High Speed, High Sensitivity Thermal Cameras

High Speed, High Sensitivity Thermal Cameras

FLIR X6900sc SLS and FLIR X8500sc SLS thermal cameras provide the faster frame rates, shorter snapshot speeds, and wider temperature ranges needed for the most demanding scientific research applications. These outstanding thermal cameras feature strained layer superlattice (SLS) detectors filtered for longwave infrared. These SLS detectors produce high frame rates and wide temperature ranges, as well as integration times that are more than 12 times faster than their midwave counterparts.

FLIR combined this advanced technology with popular features of high-speed visible cameras,...

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DataHub OPC Gateway

DataHub OPC Gateway

Connect any OPC DA server or client to any OPC UA server or client, locally or over the plant network. 

Key features include:

Data aggregation – merge data from multiple sources into a common data set. Security – control access and set permissions for users and groups.  Supports Redundancy – hot standby switching between for both OPC UA & DA  Scripting – program custom solutions to meet your specific needs. Open APIs – Connect custom programs, great for machine builders Secure Remote Configuration Tool – Configure a network of installations...

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TIB-EX Series

TIB-EX Series

The TIB-EX family of next generation of 80 / 120 / 240 / 480 Watt din rail power supplies feature high efficiency operation of 90~94% enabling a slim design with alternative side-mounting for flat panels (DC OK Indicator on both front and side panel). These convection cooled power supplies have a -40°C to +60°C full load operating temperature range. 150% peak power for up to 4 seconds which is ideal for stepper motors, solenoids or actuators. The TIB series has an important Back Power Immunity feature that helps protect against shut-down or malfunction with loads such as inductors and decelerating...

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Speed Up Data Acquisition (DAQ) System

Speed Up Data Acquisition (DAQ) System

Get fast, quality measurements without a large data acquisition (DAQ) mainframe system. Read tips about how to select the right hardware and how to configure it to increase your reading speed.

Optimize your DAQ system for throughput, scanning speed, and accuracy with help from this white paper. An optimized DAQ test solution can help you to realize cost savings in the long run, higher throughput, higher sales revenue, and better equipment utilization.

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High Precision Mechanical Position Sensor

High Precision Mechanical Position Sensor

With the new MP600 mechanical sensor family, Microprecision Electronics presents a low voltage position switch with NC and NO contacts. The travel between the two contacts is factory set at a distance ranging from  0.3mm to 1.5mm.

This allows two position detection without hysteresis and with a repeatability of less than 5µm.  One single sensor can be used to control high and low limits of a process, or home position and overrun position of a linear movement. 

Other Key Features are:

Temperature Range -40°C...

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Power Spring for Draw Wire Encoder Application

Power Spring for Draw Wire Encoder Application

Power Springs are formed by winding a strip of material on an arbor and into a case or retaining ring to create a compact power source. Power spring features
retractable, tensioning and loading function. When it comes position movement and high adjustment of machine and appliance, precise positioning performance and easily operating are required at first priority. 

In medical devices field, Ming Tai's power spring had been employed in Draw-wire Encoder for positioning of MRI and x-ray machines, which has gained great performance.

Draw-wire...

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Custom Optical Systems

Custom Optical Systems

Many different types of optical imaging and sensing systems are today used to observe and measure the Earth and the universe at large. Drawing upon approaching 30 years expertise in designing radiation resistant optics for satellites and spacecraft, Resolve Optics is today a leading supplier of optical components and systems for this harsh remote environment.

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The New SWaP-C Neutrino LC

The New SWaP-C Neutrino LC

Flir System cooled midwave infrared (MWIR) cameras have long held a tactical advantage over uncooled longwave infrared (LWIR) cameras in many airborne and ground-based missions.

While cooled MWIR cameras are highly sensitive, they are also larger, heavier, require more power, and cost more than uncooled LWIR cameras. Recent advancements in High Operating Temperature (HOT) MWIR technology open up new possibilities. 

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Optimized Solution of Constant Force Spring for Carbon Brush

Optimized Solution of Constant Force Spring for Carbon Brush

Ming Tai Industrial Co., one of leading manufacturers of steel strip springs, develops wide variety of high precision constant force springs for carbon brushes application. It ensures the carbon brush works consistently by dependably exerting constant pressure to increase brush life and to reduce electrical wear. Carbon brushes can also be used for earth return current units to divert static and induced electric currents in a motor shaft away from the bearings, and to protect them from pitting and damage.

Constant force spring keeps carbon brush to rub against...

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Limit Switch with Integrated LED Status Indication

Limit Switch with Integrated LED Status Indication

Microprecision Electronics SA now introduced its MP100/200 series microswitches with an optional integrated LED indicator light. 

These microswitches with integrated LED status indicator have been designed for use at 24V in industrial automation applications. They allow a simple, visual control of the switching function, which can be very cumbersome to perform, in particular when the switch is mounted far away from the connected controller. Also, a broken cable will be instantly recognisable. In addition, the LED facilitates the intuitive calibration...

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