NovaSensor Application Spotlights
NovaSensor Application Spotlight | MEMS Pressure Sensor Solutions for Industrial Applications - Application Spotlight
NovaSensor is a leader in the design and fabrication of MEMS Pressure Sensors and the inventor of SenStable® Processing Technology providing an excellent stability of its sensors. NovaSensor MEMS Pressure Sensors are known for their accuracy, reliability, and miniature size. Our sensors offer best-in-class performance for Industrial, Healthcare, and Transportation Applications. Learn more about our MEMS pressure sensor solutions for Industrial Applications.
Telaire Application Spotlights
ABCLogic™ Self Calibration Feature - Telaire Application Note
Use of CO2 to control ventilation is one of the fastest growing areas in building control. A primary reason for this growth is that the technology has now matured to the point where it is inexpensive, easy to use and reliable. Amphenol Advanced Sensors leads this trend with a number of unique innovations in its sensor design. This article explains a key patented feature of Amphenol Advanced Sensors’ technology called ABCLogic that enables CO2 sensors to automatically calibrate themselves once installed in the field. This feature eliminates one of the biggest concerns surrounding CO2 sensing… sensor drift and maintenance.
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Combustion Sensing - Telaire Application Note
Carbon dioxide is one of the most plentiful by products of the combustion process used by automobiles, trucks and fuel-fired appliances. For properly operated and maintained equipment CO2 will be produced in quantities 100 times or greater any other combustion byproduct considered harmful, including carbon monoxide, hexane, nitric oxide or nitrogen dioxide. This article shows a breakdown of the by-products of combustion by volume (in ppm) for an automobile at idle.
CO2 Sensor Sniffs Out Human Smugglers - Telaire Application Note
A simple tool made by a Santa Barbara Company for measuring indoor air quality and ventilation in buildings is now being used to quickly identify if shipping containers are carrying a hidden human cargo.
CO2-based Ventilation Control | Where Required and Recommended - Telaire Application Note
Ventilation is an important part of maintaining a comfortable, healthy, productive environment for students and faculty. Improper ventilation can have a negative impact on occupant health and performance, increase the risk from litigation and/or waste energy. Numerous organizations now require and/or recommend CO2-based ventilation control in different commercial HVAC applications. The following article give examples and links to these codes, standards, and reports. Also, some utility companies offer rebates to building owners for installing CO2 sensors. Other utility may offer rebates based on the energy savings potential, so check with your local power provider.
Common CO2 Wiring Issues - Telaire Application Note
Discusses common CO2 wiring issues, such as interfacing with a Honeywell economizer control and multiple sensors with a single air handler.
Demand Control Ventilation Q&A - Telaire Application Note
Answers to common questions regarding Demand Control Ventilation. Examples: How many sensors are required in a typical installation? What is ventilation control? How do you calibrate the sensor?
Telaire Application Spotlight Residential Air Purifiers and Fresh Air Machines - Application Spotlight
Residential air purifiers and fresh air machines are used to filter out particles in the air. Read on to learn more about NDIR CO2 Sensors in cell incubator applications. Air purifiers use two primary technologies to clean particles from the air: paper filter and iconic air cleaning technology. Read on to learn more about the technology and sensors used in residential air purifiers and fresh air machines.
Telaire Application Spotlight | Automotive CO2 In-Cabin Sensing for Energy Reduction - Application Spotlight
The increasing use of batteries in vehicles has heightened the need to preserve energy to improve range and fuel consumption. As a major consumer of energy, a vehicle’s air conditioning (A/C) system can contribute to range reduction, so if the vehicle can automatically reduce the use of its A/C system, range will be extended. Learn more about how this can easily be achieved with a Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Sensor.
Telaire Application Spotlight | Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Beverage Dispenser Monitoring and Alarming - Application Spotlight
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) gas concentration monitoring regulations are now commonly enforced for beverage dispensing applications in many jurisdictions. These applications, commonly found in restaurants, bars, brewhouses, stadiums and convenience stores, require continuous gas threshold detection combined with ventilation and valve control capabilities and audiovisual alarms. For such applications, Telaire offers the T3000 Series of CO2 Sensors for Harsh Environments. Learn more about beverage dispenser monitoring alarming, as well as the T3000 Series.
Telaire Application Spotlight | Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Measurement and Control in Cell Incubators - Application Spotlight
Cell incubators, also called Carbon Dioxide (CO2) incubators, are essential equipment in biological and medical laboratories. There are two primary sensing technologies available for the detection and control of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) within cell incubators; Thermal Conductivity (TC) sensors and Nondispersive Infrared (NDIR) sensors. Read on to learn more about NDIR CO2 Sensors in cell incubator applications.
Telaire Application Spotlight | Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Sensing in Railway Cars - Application Spotlight
Demand-based Outside Air Management is managed in railway cars in the exact same way it is managed in buildings - bring in only the necessary outside air to ventilate a space with variable occupancy, to minimize energy usage heating or cooling outside air. Known as Demand Controlled Ventilation, or DCV, the theory of measuring Carbon Dioxide (CO2) to monitor occupancy and air quality is now applied to train carriages.
Telaire Application Spotlight | Indoor Agriculture and Smart Greenhouses - Application Spotlight
Indoor agricultural facilities and greenhouses require proper environmental conditions for optimal plant growth and health. Most critical to productivity, quality, and energy conservation are the monitoring and control of carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in combination with temperature, humidity, and ambient light. Read on to learn more.
Using CO2 For Zone Ventilation Control In Buildings | Answers to Common Questions & Objections - Telaire Application Note
Ventilation control using CO2 is one of the fastest growing building control strategies being implemented in new and retrofit building projects today. This approach can provide better control of building ventilation, help assure tenant comfort and reduce complaints while reduce operating costs related to ventilation. Outlined in this article are answers to 12 of the most common questions that a building owner may ask about using CO2 to control ventilation in buildings.
Ventilation Controls Save Energy and Reduce Emissions in Commercial Spaces - Telaire Application Note
Overcooling and overheating a building wastes money. Both of these conditions occur when too much or not enough outside air is brought in. In either case, proper CO2-based ventilation control can eliminate this problem by bringing in the right amount of outside air to maintain the indoor environment, saving energy and reducing emissions.
Thermometrics Application Spotlights
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Cold Chain, Data Logging & Monitoring - Application Spotlight
Food and pharmaceutical products are required to be kept under controlled temperature (often around 0°C) to ensure their safety and quality. A successful cold chain ensures temperature-sensitive products are kept within optimal temperature ranges and maintain the desired states from start to finish. Amphenol Advanced Sensors carries an extensive line of thermistors, RTD components and finished probe assemblies that meet the broad temperature range requirements for today’s cold chain market. Read on to learn more.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Flow Detection / Flow Restriction - Application Spotlight
NTC Thermistors used for flow detection - By utilizing the properties of thermal dissipation, NTC-based sensors can be utilized to determine rate of flow, and if flow interruption occurs. Learn more about utilizing NTC Thermistors in flow detection/restriction.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Inrush Current Limiting
Inrush Current Limiters are used to limit inrush current to prevent damaging components, blowing fuses ortripping circuit breakers. NTC thermistors can be used as inrush-current limiting devices in power supply circuits when added in series with the circuit being protected. Learn more about inrush current limiting.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Neonatal Skin Surface
Neonatal incubators and warmers are microenvironment systems delivering superior thermoregulation of premature babies. They provide exceptional healing environments for neonatal intensive care patients through sophisticated measurement of temperature, protection from cold, and maintaining high air humidity. Amphenol Advanced Sensors’ part in this important application is providing highly accurate and robust assemblies using NTC thermistor technology for temperature measurement.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | NTC Sensor Linearization
Learn about NTC Sensor Linearization, including resistance/temperature characteristics, the sensing circuits, linearization errors, reduced errors and the voltage divider.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Pool and Spa Sensing Solutions - Application Spotlight
Reliable and accurate temperature sensing measurement is critical to efficient operation of the heating and filtration systems associated with pools and spas. From Amphenol Advanced Sensors, Thermometrics provides an array of sensing products for swimming pool and spa applications. Read more to learn about our product offerings.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Power Budgets / Dissipation - Application Spotlight
As electrification continues, power budgets are becoming more and more critical, along with commonly askedquestions, such as - How much power does your device consume? What is the max power on your device? Learn more about Power Budgets / Dissipation.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Predictive Thermometry - Application Spotlight
Predictive Thermometry is a highly accurate, repeatable, and fast-responding method of temperature reading for patients of all age groups in a clinical setting. While traditional glass bulb thermometers take approximately 3 minutes to reach equilibrium with a patient’s body temperature, a predictive thermometer quickly analyzes temperature data gathered from an NTC thermistor to provide an accurate reading in just 4 to 10 seconds. Amphenol Advanced Sensors plays an important role in this application by providing highly accurate and robust assemblies using NTC thermistor technology for temperature measurement.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Surgical Temperature Sensors - Application Spotlight
Surgical and anesthesia effects on thermoregulation by the human body increase the need for temperature monitoring during these critical procedures. Amphenol Advanced Sensors carries an extensive line of miniature chip-in-glass or sleeved chip thermistors with fine diameter wires for use in such applications. Read on to learn more.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Temperature Scanning Kiosks - Application Spotlight
Temperature scanners and kiosks are used for initial screening of individuals before gaining access to a specified area, such as a place of work, store, school, or public transportation. Read on to learn more.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Temperature Sensing in Medical Devices - Application Spotlight
Medical applications demand the ultimate in accurate and reliable monitoring of critical temperature measurement. From the Amphenol Advanced Sensors family of brands,Thermometrics, Inc., designs and manufactures an extensiveline of NTC thermistors and non-contact infrared (IR) based temperature sensors for this vital market.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Thermistor Stability Benchmarking (Part 1) - Application Spotlight
Thermistor Stability Benchmarking - Part 1 - discusses the four factors that determine NTC thermistor electrical performance, in addition to their use in healthcare applications. Learn more about NTC thermistors and the AAS advantage.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Thermistor Stability Benchmarking (Part 2) - Application Spotlight
Thermistor Stability Benchmarking - Part 2 - discusses Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Applications. Learn more about EGR applications and the AAS advantage.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Thermistor Stability Benchmarking (Part 3) - Application Spotlight
Thermistor Stability Benchmarking - Part 3 - Discusses battery temperature sensing (EV/HEV/PHEV) and defog temperature sensors. Learn more about these applications and the AAS advantage.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Thermistor Stability Benchmarking (Part 4) - Application Spotlight
Thermistor Stability Benchmarking - Part 4 - Discusses Automotive Oil, Coolant and Water Temperature Sensors and the potential implications of reduce stability in thermistors. Learn more about these topics and the AAS advantage.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Thermistor Stability Benchmarking (Part 5) - Application Spotlight
Thermistor Stability Benchmarking - Part 5 - Discusses Thermocon, HVAC, DATS and Boiler and Pipe Applications. Learn more about these topics and the AAS advantage.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Thermistor Stability Benchmarking (Part 6) - Application Spotlight
Thermistor Stability Benchmarking - Part 6 - Discusses the use of Active In-Car Temperature Sensors and Outside Air Temperature Sensors in Automotive Applications. Learn more about these sensor applications and the AAS advantage.
Thermometrics Application Spotlight | Thermistors FAQ - Application Spotlight
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding Thermistors - What is a Thermistor? What is the difference between NTC and PTC Thermistors? What are some Thermistor applications? And more.