Founded in 1965  by Peter J. Sundt, Metrix traces its roots to seismic measurement technology. Initially focused on geophysical exploration, this technology also found abundant applications for vibration measurements on industrial machines. As a result, machinery condition monitoring emerged as our sole focus and has remained so for 50 years.

 

Metrix pioneered the concept of simple, affordable machinery protection with our mechanical vibration switch offerings, revolutionary 4-20mA vibration transmitters, robust high-temperature velocity sensors, and innovative impact  transmitter technology  for reciprocating machinery.

 

In 1998 we acquired PMC/ BETA, the world’s leading provider of electronic vibration switches. In 2007 we acquired the vibration monitoring division  of  Hardy Instruments and their industry-leading portable vibration calibrators.  

 

Metrix has been ISO-9001 certified for more than 20 years, which ensures that we never lose sight of quality and continuous improvement of our manufacturing processes. We stand behind our product quality with a full 36-month warranty.

 

Metrix operates as a unit of Roper Technologies, Inc. a  diversified technology company and a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices.

 

 

Seismic

Seismic vibration instrumentation is used to measure structural vibration on bearing housings, piping, machinery housings, and machine support structures.  It is particularly suitable for machinery with rolling-element bearings. These types of bearings will generally transmit both shaft-and bearing-related vibration to the outside of the machine where it can be detected by seismic measurements.

 
Sensors

Sensors

Seismic sensors provide a dynamic AC signal output in mV/g or mV/in/sec.  Devices with this type of output are generally intended for connection to a stand-alone vibration monitoring system rather than general automation and control instrumentation like a PLC or DCS.  Metrix offers seismic sensors with a wide variety operating temperatures, frequency responses, scale factors, case materials, connector types, mounting options, and hazardous area approvals.

 
Transmitters

Transmitters

Seismic transmitters provide a 4-20mA DC signal output proportional to the vibration amplitude, and are ideal for applications where a PLC, DCS, or other automation system will be used instead of a stand-alone vibration monitor. Metrix offers seismic transmitters with a wide variety operating temperatures, frequency responses, scale factors, case materials, connector types, mounting options, and hazardous area approvals.

 

 

Switches

Electronic and mechanical vibration switches for overall vibration monitoring and trending without the necessity of complex systems. Models available with Hazardous Area Ratings and explosion-proof housing. Our state-of-the-art electronic switches are programmable to suit user needs.

 
Electronic Switches

Electronic

Our electronic switches offer single or dual setpoints, adjustable time delays, external setpoint adjustments and more.

 
5550-mechanical-switch

Mechanical

Meets all requirements in a single, affordable package.