Level Sensing For Hydraulic Lifts in Longwall Mining Equipment
A hydraulic lift system is used to raise and lower an arm on a shearer (also called a power loader) to cut coal from the coalface. Reliable hydraulic oil level sensing is required to maintain continuous operation efficiently and safely.
Universal Level Sensor, Harvester / Combine
Harvester and Combine equipment manufacturers require feedback on the status of all the fluid level containers and reservoir tanks on their vehicles.
Fire Truck: Power Steering with XLS-1
Modern fire trucks are full of numerous controls and fluid sensors: water level, water pressure, water flow rate, tire pressure monitoring, vehicle grade, slope indication, etc.
Ultrasonic Continuous Level Transmitter Accuracy
Gems UCL (Ultrasonic Continuous Level) series, which includes the UCL-510 and UCL-520, both provide a linear output signal of 4-20 mA scaled to match a level measurement value.
Sinking or Sourcing: General Overview
Sinking and Sourcing are terms used to describe how an associated load (the device being turned on or off by the sensor) is powered in relation to the sensor.
Gems Non-Contact Radar Level Sensor in Agricultural Applications
On today’s modern farm there are numerous pieces of equipment that aids the farmers being able to tend to larger amounts of land and thus grow more food.
How to Calculate Radar Beam Width
Radar technology works by sending out short microwave signals toward the liquid via the sensor. The microwave signal then hits the liquid surface and bounces back toward the sensor.
How Does an Open Collector Output Work?
An open collector output is a solid state switching circuit used with many Gems level sensors
4-20 mA Two-Wire Current Loop Basics
Many Gems sensor products offer a linear 4-20 milliamp (mA) output signal for transmitting to a receiver (meter/display, PLC, etc.) when measuring level or pressure.
UCL-510 Software Installation Troubleshooting Guide
If you are receiving error messages during the installation of the UCL-510 software, we have found that the steps below will correct the error
Visual Tank Level Monitoring for Food and Beverage Reagents
Commercial food product processing facilities will take raw food product such as peanuts or other grain and refine it into a usable baking product such as dough.
Ensuring Coolant Levels in Buses
As a city bus is making it’s rounds through the city, there are numerous functions that are all running simultaneously to keep the bus on time, to keep the passengers on time and to ensure all runs smoothly with no interruptions.
LS-7 Series, Side Mounted Level Switches in Food Warmers
If you are looking for a dependable and cost-effective side mounted level switch that your customers can count on, look no further. The LS-7 Series sensor is the perfect solution!
Coolant Level Sensor in Power Generators
Power generation or electricity generation is the process of generating electric power from sources of primary energy. Those sources include: diesel, heat energy, wind energy, solar and chemical, energy.
Introducing the Segmented Coaxial Radar Level Sensor
Introducing an addition to the Radar family: Segmented Coaxial Radar units greater than 1 meter.
1" NPT Now Available for LS, XM & XT 800
Gems Sensors has expanded the mounting options for LS, XM and XT 800 units to now include a 1" NPT.
CAP-3: Competitive Pricing For Large Volume
The new CAP-3 is a capacitive sensor for OEMs that offers highly competitive pricing for large volume applications.
Reintroducing the Mini Transmitter
Gems Sensors reintroduces the line of mini continuous level transmitters for small tank applications- the XM-XT 300 and XM-XT 700.
RLI-G – Ready to Serve Your Most Demanding Tank Level Applications!
The RLI-G Guided Wave Radar is a no-moving parts continuous level sensor with advanced radar level sensing technology for reliable performance in the most challenging marine and industrial tank level applications.
Medical Sensor Technology for Medical Imaging & Lasers
Gems Sensors products have been used in the medical technology industry for over 20 years for a wide range of medical equipment. Here are some of the applications that our medical sensor technology has been used in by our customers.