'Ask the Acoustics Experts' Program Launched by PCB Piezotronics, Inc.
May 27, 2016 Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc. announces the launch of the 'Ask the Acoustic Experts' program. This program connects people with acoustic measurement questions to PCB's worldwide team of technical experts.
Microphone & Acoustic Fundamentals and Advanced Applications
March 22, 2016 Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., announces the training class, "Microphone & Acoustic Fundamentals and Advanced Applications" to be held in Gaithersburg, MD on May 12, 2016. The cost of $99 per person includes classroom lecture, training materials, and lunch.
New 4 Channel ICP® Signal Conditioner
March 2, 2016 Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics Inc. expands the 482C signal conditioner series with the introduction of Model 482C24. This 4-channel conditioner includes DC coupling that is selectable on a per channel basis.
Industry's First 1/2" Prepolarized, Low Noise Microphone
January 26, 2016 Depew, NY - A new 1/2" microphone and preamplifier system, model 378A04, from PCB Piezotronics, Inc. enables test engineers to measure extremely low sound pressure levels in a cost effective, prepolarized (0V) package
IMI Sensors Launches Brochure Highlighting Triaxial ICP® Accelerometers
December 17, 2015 DEPEW, NY - IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, announced the release of new literature highlighting its triaxial ICP® accelerometer product line.
Larson Davis Announces Next Generation Human Vibration Meter
December 16, 2015 Farmington Hills, MI - PCB division to release new meter complete with Wi-Fi connectivity and free mobile app.
IMI Sensors Launches Brochure Highlighting Diverse 603-Series Product Line
December 4, 2015 DEPEW, NY - IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, announced the release of new literature highlighting the 603-Series product line, a family of ICP® accelerometers designed with multiple options to satisfy most industrial vibration monitoring applications.
IMI Sensors Launches Two Differential Output Charge Accelerometers
November 13, 2015 DEPEW, NY - IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, announced the release of two new hazardous area approved, differential output charge accelerometers designed for use in high temperature applications. IMI has developed these products for gas turbine monitoring and machinery monitoring in high temperature environments.
New Microphone Measures Entire Human Audible Range and Beyond
October 10, 2015- Random Incidence, high frequency, 1/2" microphone minimizes overloading
IMI Sensors Launches Hazardous Area Approved Triaxial Accelerometer
October 6, 2015 DEPEW NY - IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, announced the release of Model EX629A11A/006CC, a hazardous area-approved triaxial ICP® accelerometer with an integral coiled cable and choice of terminating connector. IMI has developed the sensor to be used in route-based predictive maintenance in hazardous environments in conjunction with a wide variety of third-party, multi-channel data collectors and analyzers.
IMI Sensors Launches Very High Temperature Charge Accelerometers
September 11, 2015 DEPEW, NY - IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, announced the release of Series 357C very high temperature differential charge accelerometers. IMI has developed the sensors to be used in the commissioning of nuclear power plants, condition monitoring of power generation and aviation gas turbines and machinery protection in very high temperature environments.
High Amplitude, High Frequency 1/2" Measurement Microphone
September 10, 2015 - Free-field, 1/2" microphone minimizes overloading
IMI Sensors Launches ICP® Accelerometer with Integral Magnet
July 31, 2015 - IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, announced the release of Model 607M123/YYYCC, a high frequency ICP® accelerometer with integral magnet and integral cable.
Water and Dust Resistant Test and Measurement Microphones
July 15, 2015 - Free-field, prepolarized, array microphone and preamplifier system for harsh applications and environments.
IMI Sensors Launches New High Temperature Products
June 29, 2015 DEPEW, NY – IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, announced the release of several new products designed for use in high temperature applications. IMI has developed these products for use in various high temperature applications including gas turbine monitoring and other equipment monitoring in high temperature environments.
IMI Sensors Offers Electronic Vibration Switch Compliant to CTI's Updated Vibration Standard
May 28, 2015 DEPEW, NY – IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, offers a variety of standard electronic and USB-programmable electronic vibration switches that meet the Cooling Technology Institute’s recently-updated Standard for Vibration Limits in Water Cooling Towers (Std-163). Per the standard, CTI now stipulates that broadband vibration must be measured in velocity (in/s peak or rms), an ability that no mechanical vibration switch can offer. In addition to meeting the updated CTI standard, IMI’s electronic (685B-Series) and USB-programmable SMART (686-Series) vibration switches are programmable with pinpoint accuracy.
New 1/2" Low Frequency Microphone for Infrasound Measurements
Low frequency range extends below the human audible range
May 28, 2015, Depew, New York - A new 1/2" microphone and preamplifier system, model 378A07 from PCB Piezotronics, Inc. aids in low frequency testing, ideal for studies ranging from wind turbines to natural events such as tornadoes.
IMI Sensors Receives Patent for “Linear Adjust” Mechanical Vibration Switch
May 14, 2015 DEPEW, NY – IMI Sensors, a PCB Piezotronics Division and manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, such as accelerometers, vibration transmitters, and switches announced the receipt of U.S. Patent No. 9,024,712 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on its 685A-Series “Linear Adjust” Mechanical Vibration Switch. The innovative “Linear Adjust” perpendicular magnet-mass design provides more precise sensitivity adjustments (approximately ¼ turn per g) and more consistent sensitivity over all three axes when compared to competitive models based on the parallel magnet-mass design.
New 1/2" Random Incidence Microphone covers more of the human audible range
Higher Frequency range is used for noise reduction testing
April 16, 2015, Depew, New York - The new 1/2" Random Incidence Microphone, model 377C20 from PCB Piezotronics is used in noise reduction testing. Random incidence microphones, also known as Diffuse Field microphones, accurately measure multiple soudns that come from different directions or sounds in rooms with reflective surfaces.
Alarm Management of Permanent Vibration Monitoring on a Slow Speed Gearbox
UPTIME MAGAZINE April/May, 2015, DEPEW, NY – by Han-Chian Gee
In any modern plant, condition monitoring is essential for allocating limited resources for repair when necessary and convenient to curtail downtime. Among the many available technologies, vibration is one of the leading measurements for rotating equipment reliability. A permanent system, which covers 108 pieces of equipment, ranging from 174 to 15930 RPM, using 412 accelerometers and 48 proximity probes is discussed in this article, and the majority is on slow speed trains.
New 1200°F Accelerometer Eliminates Noise
UHT-12™ Crystals have better Accuracy and Higher Temperature Capability
March 4, 2015, Depew, N.Y. - PCB Piezotronics, INC., is pleased to announce a new crystal technology being used in high temperature applications, called Ultra High Temperature 1200°F (650°C) or UHT-12™. Accelerometers design with UHT-12™ make measurements with better accuracy and lower noise, during large temperature variations.
Larson Davis Launches New Software Development Kit (SDK) with Support for Microsoft® and Linux®
PCB division expands support to acoustic engineers and consultants using sound level meters for OEM integration and project customization
February 25, 2015, Farmington Hills, MI - Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, is pleased to announce an upgrade to the Larson Davis SLM Software Development Kit (SDK).
With this new SDK, Larson Davis improves its open interface and expands support of acoustic engineers and consultants who need to develop custom applications or interface with other systems.
Larson Davis Launches Next Generation SLM Utility Software - G4
PCB division enhances sound level meter utility software to support the needs of acoustic consultants and engineers
February 18, 2015, Farmington Hills, MI - Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, announces that a new Sound Level Meter Software, SLM Utility G4, is now available as a free download on their website. Designed to be used with the Model 831 and LxT sound level meters, this utility provides a modern interface that will enhance the user experience when setting up the sound level meters or when analyzing data.
PCB Piezotronics Expands Compact Preamplifer Product Line
February 4, 2015, Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics expands its microphone preamplifier family with the introduction of a new 1/2" short preamplifier. Model 426A13 is for test engineers and acoustic consultants taking measurements in spaces where traditional microphone systems won't fit or where space constraints are a concern, such as under automobile engines or in a cavity.
IMI Sensors launches new mechanical vibration switches with remote reset
February 4, 2015, DEPEW, NY – IMI Sensors, manufacturer of industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation, announced the launch of the new series of mechanical vibration switches, Models 685A09, 685A19, 685A29, 685A39. The new models feature a unique, patent-pending design that provides a much better sensitivity adjustment than the traditional designs. IMI has developed this new Linear Adjust Mechanical Vibration Switch series for use in various applications such as cooling towers, fin fans, large exhaust and vent fans, HVAC systems, blowers and motors.
PCB Granted Boeing Supplier Inspection Delegation Approval
Depew, NY, USA - January 28, 2015 - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., has been approved by Boeing Defense, Space & Security to participate in the Supplier Inspection Delegation (SID) Program. Delegation approval will allow PCB® to inspect hardware, procured by Space and Intelligence Systems, removing the requirement for source inspection on purchase contracts.