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Hansford’s new vibration sensor offers tri-axial functionality

May 2013 Sensors & Transducers

Hansford Sensors has launched a new tri-axial accelerometer, enabling three axes to be read simultaneously. The new HS-109 Series vibration sensor comes complete with the established and proven M12 connector and is designed to be used both offline and as a permanently mounted sensor on industrial machinery.

Because the HS-109 allows three axes to be read simultaneously, measurement time can be reduced and this functionality can be supplied with a variety of different sensitivities to suit different applications. The HS-109 can be used in offline applications, using commercially available data collectors, and also in online monitoring systems across a range of industries including building services, civil engineering, pulp and paper mining, metals, utilities, automotive, water and wastewater, pharmaceutical and aerospace.

The capability of the HS-109 sensor stems from its functionality and also its robust design. Protected by a stainless steel casing, the HS-109 can function in an operating temperature range of -55 to 140°C and is sealed to an ingress protection level of IP67. The sensor is therefore well designed to monitor a range of machinery including fans, motors, pumps, compressors, centrifuges, conveyers, air handling units, gearboxes, dryers, HVAC, machine tooling and process equipment.



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