Analytical Instrumentation & Environmental Monitoring


Intelligent vibration switch from ifm electronic

December 2014 Analytical Instrumentation & Environmental Monitoring

The VNB001 vibration sensor monitors, displays and records vibration values and a colour changing display shows machine conditions at a glance.

The VNB001 is the first member of ifm’s new series of vibration sensors. The compact sensor monitors online the overall vibration condition of machines and plants according to ISO 10816 and features an onboard time-stamped history function as well as data logging and trending – all directly on the machine.

The sensing principle is based on the efector octavis technology, which can also be used reliably in mobile applications. The sensor measures the effective vibration velocity in mm/s with measured value and switching status indicated on the LED display. Critical machine conditions can be signalled using two switching outputs or one switching output and one analogue input.

As an alternative, the sensor can be powered via the USB interface and used as a handheld device. The product also offers rapid and easy handling and set-up as the parameters can be adjusted directly on the device. No additional configuration software is required.

For more information contact ifm electronic SA, 086 143 6772, info.za@ifm.com, www.ifm.com/za



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