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June 5, 2024 — Frederick, MD – Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies, an Amphenol company, has added ultrasound detection to the company’s suite of condition monitoring solutions. Ultrasound monitoring can diagnose machinery problems such as bearing over- and under-lubrication and other conditions that lead to bearing wear, enabling ultrasound to complement vibration monitoring and enhance condition-based maintenance […]

October 12, 2023 — Frederick, MD – Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies, an Amphenol company, has released the LVEP050-TO5 ultra-low power accelerometer designed to be embedded into wireless vibration sensors and other battery-powered vibration measurement applications. The compact sensor can also be embedded into motors, pumps, fans, and other production assets, to incorporate vibration monitoring built-in self-test […]

Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies congratulations transducer design engineer Michelle Marin for being recognized as a Champion of Maryland Manufacturing for outstanding contributions from Women in Manufacturing by the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland. Michelle began working at Wilcoxon in 1997, shortly after immigrating to the US from Romania with a degree in Mechanical Design Engineering from […]

Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies, an Amphenol company, has launched the SM series of integral-cable, side-mount sensors. This budget-friendly line of accelerometers is designed for condition monitoring of rotating equipment in tight-clearance installations, aggressive environments, or submerged locations. The novel pivoting mounting base of the SM series was engineered for ease of installation, even in hard-to-reach spaces. […]

April 11, 2022 — Frederick, MD – Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies, an Amphenol company, announces the appointment of Chris Kramm to the position of Director of Sales, responsible for leading and growing the company’s condition monitoring business. Chris has been involved in the introduction and sales of new condition monitoring products and services for more than […]

October 6, 2020 — Frederick, MD – The Regional Manufacturing Institute (RMI) of Maryland has chosen Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies as one of its 2020 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing. As an essential business producing product in support of US defense programs and a wide variety of critical manufacturing industries, Wilcoxon has remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Are you sourcing Wilcoxon parts through our authorized distributors? Now you can quickly search in stock parts available directly through our authorized distributors using Check Distributors Stock available on our website. Check Distributors Stock is easy to use. Just click anywhere on our website where you see the Check Distributors Stock button or text. You […]

*Important: Please take note of our new address information below, and share it with your internal records departments, so that our move information and new building address can be accurately updated in your company’s records.* New mailing/shipping and remit to address (effective October 15, 2018). Our phone and fax number will remain the same. Wilcoxon […]

We are pleased to announce that on June 16, 2017, the Wilcoxon Research brand and the Meggitt (Maryland), Inc. business in its entirety, was purchased by the Amphenol Corporation. Amphenol, headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA is one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. The Company designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic […]

December 08, 2015—With over 1.4 million installations, HART communication is a field proven technology that offers the ability to interrogate and remotely program field installed devices. Meggitt’s new programmable transmitter allows vibration data to be accessed by HART enabled process controllers and information systems for better informed decisions and improved predictive diagnostic capabilities. Process control […]

January 13, 2015—Germantown, MD USA –– Meggitt, a leading supplier of vibration sensing products, introduces ReferenceMate™, an advanced portable vibration reference source (aka handheld shaker) with multiple frequency outputs—an industry first that eliminates manual conversions between imperial, metric or calibration sheet values. With a number self-diagnostic features to ensure data integrity, Meggitt believes this to […]

August 13, 2014—Germantown, MD – The new VibraLink® enclosures feature an industry-exclusive LED that indicates when data can be collected. Enclosures are custom manufactured to user specifications of size, material and output to meet every monitoring need. VibraLink® switchboxes provide a convenient termination for up to 48 cables, for safe and fast data acquisition. All […]

April 01, 2014—Germantown, MD – Meggitt’s Wilcoxon Research® HT (high temperature) series of vibration sensors provides reliable, continuous output for condition monitoring applications where temperatures reach 150° C. The high performance sensors are field-tested with mean time before failure (MTBF) of 25 years. Wilcoxon sensors provide continuous cost savings through affordability and reliability. Extreme temperatures […]

December 11, 2013—Meggitt Sensing Systems (MSS), the division of Meggitt PLC specializing in advanced condition monitoring and machinery protection systems for rotating machinery, now offers smart machinery health meters. Utilizing high performing Meggitt sensors for accurate data, and intuitive analysis, MachineryMate™ meters provide fast, reliable vibration and bearing readings from industrial machinery. Their rugged IP67 […]

August 28, 2013—Meggitt PLC (“Meggitt”), the global aerospace, defence and energy group, has signed an agreement to acquire Piezotech LLC (“Piezo”) for $41.2 million on a cash and debt free basis. The transaction strengthens two strands of Meggitt’s sensing systems business: high performance piezo-ceramic technology for extreme temperature gas turbine sensors; and its position in […]

May 22, 2013—For over 50 years Wilcoxon Research® products have been developed based on extensive understanding of the precise measurement requirements needed for condition monitoring. Meggitt’s experience in quality and innovation strengthens vibration monitoring technologies by fulfilling customers’ evolving requirements. “For a small investment customers can benefit from our many decades of design and manufacturing […]

October 11, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing Systems, the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Chris Kramm as Senior Electrical Engineer and Project Manager for Wilcoxon Research products. Mr. Kramm will work in the Research and Product Development group to design sensors and accessories for vibration monitoring […]

June 28, 2012—Germantown, MD Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks offers a trio of triaxial products for permanent and hand held vibration monitoring applications. Wilcoxon triaxial sensors, cables and connection boxes are appropriate for monitoring most industrial rotating equipment including cooling tower fans, blowers, pumps, compressors, chillers, gearboxes, mixers and […]

June 20, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing System (MSS), the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Peter Eitnier as Mechanical Engineer for Wilcoxon Research products, and promoted Wayne Glidden to Director of Materials. In order to meet production level demands of Wilcoxon Research products, Wayne Glidden, previously […]

January 10, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and hardware, introduces a new high output accelerometer for machinery health monitoring. The 786-500-D2 accelerometer carries CSA approvals for Class I Div 2/Zone 2 areas and has a high 500 mV/g output sensitivity and a broadband frequency response for multi-use applications. The […]

January 04, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, has announced the offering of LifeTime Warranty (LTW) on Wilcoxon Research sensors and accessories. By launching one of the best warranties in the industry, Meggitt is providing a statement of trust and reliability to strengthen its customer relationships. LifeTime […]

December 07, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and hardware, introduces a new triaxial vibration sensor with removable cable. The 993B-7-M12 boasts improved in-band signal fidelity and a 50% increase in dynamic range. Meggitt’s selection of the increasingly popular M12 connector enables an upgrade to the external case resulting in […]

November 30, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, introduces two new side exit accelerometers with metric mounting. The 712F-M4 and the 997-M4 are compact sensors capable of continuous submersion and high frequency monitoring. To support condition monitoring practitioners internationally, Meggitt Sensing Systems has released two new high […]

October 19, 2011— Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing System (MSS), the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Dr. Christopher McLean as the Director of Research and Development for Wilcoxon Research products. Dr. McLean brings 15 years of product development experience to the dynamic Wilcoxon Research team. Dr. […]

September 07, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, introduces a new side exit, low profile, dual output accelerometer with a built-in temperature sensor. The 787T is the side exit version of Wilcoxon Research’s extremely popular 786T top exit, combined output, temperature and vibration general purpose sensor. The […]

August 11, 2011— Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Nick Pignone as the new Environmental Health and Safety Specialist. Mr. Pignone’s safety knowledge and experience will greatly enhance the Meggitt Sensing Systems work environment, ensuring that all products are created in a […]

May 27, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the manufacturer of Wilcoxon Research accelerometers, which lead the industry in quality and reliability, has reduced the size and enhanced the performance of several side exit 4-20 mA vibration sensors. The optimized PCC421 and PCC423 series are smaller, lighter and operate at 105° C, an improvement over previous versions […]

April 01, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the manufacturer of industry-leading Wilcoxon Research vibration sensors and sensor networks, announces the legal entity name change of Wilcoxon Research, Inc., to Meggitt (Maryland), Inc., effective March 31, 2011. Meggitt (Maryland), Inc., will be one of eight Meggitt facilities doing business as Meggitt Sensing Systems. This change of legal […]

March 24, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors, announced hiring two engineers to contribute to the quality and development of the Wilcoxon Research line of accelerometers. Meggitt Sensing Systems has hired Sean O’Brien as a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer and Martin Luplow as a Quality Engineer. We are proud of […]

February 25, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the maker of Wilcoxon Research vibration sensors and accessories, added a series of narrated presentations about vibration monitoring to the company’s wilcoxon.com knowledge desk. The Meggitt Sensing Systems industrial vibration training course videos are designed to explain vibration monitoring to beginner and intermediate users and help them understand how […]

December 21, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality accelerometers and vibration sensors, has fortified sales channels in Europe with the addition of a new partner, Istec International BV. Istec International is now an authorized reseller of the Wilcoxon Research product line in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Istec International will bring more […]

November 30, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the maker of Wilcoxon Research accelerometers and vibration sensor accessories, has released a short form catalog of industrial products. The Wilcoxon Research products short form catalog contains accelerometers, 4-20 mA vibration sensors, vibration transmitters, cables and accessories for industrial condition based maintenance and predictive maintenance applications. The new industrial […]

October 27, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, has strengthened sales channels in the US with the addition of a new partner, Transducers, Measurements & Instruments, Inc. TMI is now a manufacturer’s representative for the Wilcoxon Research product line in Illinois, Iowa, Northwest Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the […]

April 26, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing Systems announces the 50th anniversary of the Maryland-based manufacturer of Meggitt’s Wilcoxon Research range of piezoelectric accelerometers and vibration sensors. Meggitt’s Wilcoxon Research product range was established when Wilcoxon Research was founded as an independent company in 1960. Created by two scientists from the David Taylor Naval Research […]

March 22, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing Systems, the makers of Wilcoxon Research vibration sensors and sensor networks, has added three new accelerometers with M12 connectors to its product line. The M12 connector makes it easy to implement vibration monitoring where the existing infrastructure is already built around the M12 standard, such as the process […]

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