SpeedVue uses laser technology to measures RPM

Knoxville, Tenn. - Computational Systems (CSI), a unit of Emerson Process Management (Austin, Tex.), recently introduced its SpeedVue Model 430 laser speed sensor.


Knoxville, Tenn. - Computational Systems (CSI) , a unit of Emerson Process Management (Austin, Tex.), recently introduced its SpeedVue Model 430 laser speed sensor. Combining a Class III laser with advanced signal processing, SpeedVue measures the RPMs of rotating equipment from as far as 100 ft. without using reflective tape or paint marks.

SpeedVue uses a signal-processing algorithm already integrated in CSI's portable data collector/analyzer, RBMconsultant Model 2120A. When users connect SpeedVue to an auxiliary input on the analyzer, and shine the laser beam on an exposed rotor area of the rotating equipment, its RPM is automatically displayed on the data analyzer.

SpeedVue's laser technology offers a promising new means of measuring turning speeds on pulleys, as well as linear speeds of paper machine felts. In the nuclear industry, where reflective tape or paint marks required by other RPM measurement technologies are forbidden, SpeedVue is able to provides accurate turning speeds.

No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Sensor-to-cloud interoperability; PID and digital control efficiency; Alarm management system design; Automotive industry advances
Make Big Data and Industrial Internet of Things work for you, 2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists, Avoid control design pitfalls, Managing IIoT processes
Engineering Leaders Under 40; System integration improving packaging operation; Process sensing; PID velocity; Cybersecurity and functional safety
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Flexible offshore fire protection; Big Data's impact on operations; Bridging the skills gap; Identifying security risks
The digital oilfield: Utilizing Big Data can yield big savings; Virtualization a real solution; Tracking SIS performance
click me