New low temperature ultrasonic ranging sensor

Sensor Review

ISSN: 0260-2288

Article publication date: 1 March 2000




(2000), "New low temperature ultrasonic ranging sensor", Sensor Review, Vol. 20 No. 1.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2000, MCB UP Limited

New low temperature ultrasonic ranging sensor

Keywords Ultrasonic, Sensors

Ixthus Instrumentation announces the availability of a new low cost, high quality ultrasonic Sensor, which is capable of operating in extremely cold conditions (-40°C). The sensor face is constructed of rugged PVC material for toughness with the whole unit self-contained in a threaded 30mm diameter x 100mm long housing (see Plate 11).

Plate 11 New low temperature ultrasonic ranging sensor

The unit provides both current and voltage outputs simultaneously, and is able to operate accurately within a range of 200mm to just over 2m, incorporating a narrow beam angle and is powered by a 20 to 30VDC supply at 50mA.

This innovative product is ideal for use in the electronic, process control, refrigeration, food processing, engineering and manufacturing industries.

For further information, contact: Malcolm Read at Ixthus Instrumentation Ltd. Tel: +44 (0) 1256 771166; Fax: +44 (0) 1256 771616; E-mail:

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