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FISO PROFILE

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COMPANYS HISTORY OUR VISION

FISO Technologies, incorporated in 1994, is a high-tech company specialized in the photonic eld. Since 1999, FISO is part of the Roctest Group, a publicly traded company on Toronto Stock Exchange (TOR. : RTT). Our mission is to develop, manufacture and market high-quality ber optic sensors. Since the beginning, our actions have been focused on customers satisfaction and on the introduction of leading-edge products and solutions. FISO owns patents for Canada, the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. FISO Technologies products are commercialized worldwide by direct sales, independent representatives, and distributors. FISOs products are sold in different eld of activities such as energy, life science, aerospace & defense, process control, research & development and civil engineering.

FISO constantly invests its efforts on research and development projects, such as high-volume ber optic sensors, which are to be used in the medical eld. Visit our web site for more information at www.so.com

FISO Technologies pursues the objective of becoming a worldwide leader in the eld of optical measurement by contributing to the materialization of new measurement tools based on ber optic technologies.

OUR MISSION
FISO Technologies develops, manufactures and commercializes a complete range of ber optic sensors. Designed for industrial customers, whose technical and economical requirements must be satised, the sensors are destined to take measurements of different physical and chemical parameters.

FISO EXPERTISE
FISOs expertise leverages on its mastery of the technology underlying its comprehensive line of products and on its knowledge of the elds of application for which the products are designed. FISO offers a complete line of physical parameters testing and monitoring equipment based on highly reliable, state-of-the art ber optic and MEMS technologies. Extreme accuracy and reliability are only a few of these products characteristics. FISOs ber optic sensors are also intrinsically immune to any kind of electromagnetic interference, even that caused by lightning and microwave radiation. Our sensors are extremely small in size and rugged, allowing to measure physical parameters in places where conventional sensors cannot. They can withstand extremely high and low temperatures, corrosion, vibration, high humidity, and much more. This is a clear advantage that allows delivery of accurate and reliable data regardless of extrinsic environmental conditions, efciently reducing the time required to analyze and interpret data points.

FRI
Explosion proof / Concentration monitoring Fastest acquisition system

Veloce-50

THE FRI is a highly accurate and reliable ber optic refractive index sensor, ideal for matter concentration monitoring in various industrial and research processes, due to its large RI band. It is completely immune to EMI and RFI. Easy to clean, this refractometer features built-in safety for chemical applications and it is explosion proof, which means that it can replace dangerous manual sampling procedures, which can also eliminate costly measurement repeatability problems due to sensor replacements.

THE VELOCE-50 is the fastest acquisition and signal conditioning system on the market. With a 200 kHz sampling rate, the Veloce-50 system offers the highest acquisition speed on up to 8 individual channels simultaneously and independently. With stackable units and removable acquisition modules that can be added as your needs require, its design was made with upgrade and expansion capabilities in mind.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
FIBER OPTIC TEMPERATURE SENSORS
FOT-L ......................................................................... Medical FOT-M ..................................................................................... Energy TPT-32 ..................................................................................... EED & HERO FOT-HERO .............................................................................. 3 3 3 3

FIBER OPTIC SIGNAL CONDITIONERS


One-Channel FTI-10 ...................................................................................... Multi-Channels UMI ......................................................................................... DMI ......................................................................................... High-Speed Modular BUS ......................................................................................... Veloce-50 ............................................................................... Veloce-100 ............................................................................. 8 8 9 8 8 7

FIBER OPTIC PRESSURE SENSORS


FOP ......................................................................................... High Precision FOP-M .................................................................................... Medical FOP-MIV ................................................................................. High Temperature FOP-MH .................................................................................. FOP-M High Pressure ............................................................. Acoustic FOP-MA .................................................................................. Side-Looking FOP-MS ................................................................................... FOP-MSL ................................................................................. 5 5 5 4 5 4 4 4

OTHER FIBER OPTIC SIGNAL CONDITIONERS


Energy Nortech .................................................................................. Food Industry MWS ....................................................................................... 9 9

ACCESSORIES
Extension Cables .................................................................... 10 Easythrough / Easyplate ........................................................ 10

FISO SOFTWARES
FISOCommander Software ................................................... 10 Nortech Commander Software ............................................ 10 FISOCommander Workstation Edition Software ................. 11

FIBER OPTIC STRAIN SENSORS


FOS-N ..................................................................................... EFO ......................................................................................... SFO-W .................................................................................... 6 6 6

APPLICATION KITS
Multi-Parameter Test Kit ....................................................... 11 Dynamic Multi-Parameter Test Kit ....................................... 11 Winding Hot Spot Temperature Measurement Kit ............. 11 Dynamic Strain Measurement Kit ........................................ 12 Food Development Kit .......................................................... 12

OTHER FIBER OPTIC SENSORS


Refractive Index FRI ........................................................................................... Displacement FOD ........................................................................................ 7 7

EMC/EMI for EED Kit ............................................................. 12 Life Sciences Pressure Measurement Kit .............................. 12 Temperature Measurement Kit ............................................ 12

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FIBER OPTIC TEMPERATURE SENSORS


FOT-L
THE FOT-L ia a ber optic temperature sensor mainly used for temperature
measurement in harsh conditions such as nuclear, microwave and RF environments and other hostile environments. Resistant to corrosion, highly accurate and reliable, it features operating temperatures of up to 300C, within 1C precision. Intrinsically safe, it is immune to EMI and RFI.

Medical FOT-M
THE FOT-M is a ber optic temperature sensor. It is designed for demanding medical industry applications. Compact and resistant to harsh environments, it is the ideal choice for MRI applications, with its precision of up to 0.3C. The sensor is intrinsically safe and immune to EMI and RFI.

Energy TPT-32
THE TPT-32 is a ber optic temperature sensor designed for power transformer or
load tap changers temperature monitoring. Using optical absorption within a semiconductor (GaAs), it combines long-term reliability with high accuracy. Its exible ber optic cable and rugged PTFE exterior allow easy and safe installation in transformer windings & core, as well as in LTCs. Immune to RFI and EMI, the TPT-32 sensor can withstand harsh chemical environments.

EED & HERO FOT-HERO


THE FOT-HERO is a ber optic temperature sensor. It is specically designed for use in Electronic Explosive Device (EED) and HERO testing applications. The FOT-HERO is a miniature sensor (150 m O.D.) that provides an extremely fast response time of <1 ms. It also offers complete immunity to any electromagnetic interference, providing accurate readings during the tests. Fiber optic technology is intrinsically free of electromagnetic emissions, offering minimal disturbance to the test conditions.

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Fiber Optic Temperature Sensors

FIBER OPTIC PRESSURE SENSORS


FOP
THE FOP is a ber optic pressure sensor used in harsh, hazardous or high temperature operating environments such as those found in oil & gas, aerospace and industrial applications. It can consistently measure pressure with high accuracy under all adverse conditions of temperature, humidity and vibration. Made of robust stainless steel construction, it is completely immune to EMI, RFI, and lightning. The FOP is available in different pressure ranges, up to 1000 PSI.

High Precision FOP-M


THE FOP-M is a ber optic pressure sensor. It is designed to provide highly accurate pressure readings in industrial environments. Its unique design and immunity to EMI makes the FOP-M the ideal solution for delivering reliable pressure measurements in the most adverse conditions. It is the ideal choice for testing in harsh environments, such as in aerospace or oil well and natural gas applications. The FOP-M is intrinsically safe and immune to EMI and RFI. Mounted on 800 m O.D. capillary, the FOP-M is available in different pressure ranges, up to 1000 PSI.

Medical FOP-MIV
THE FOP-MIV is a ber optic pressure sensor designed for OEM medical device applications. Its exceptional measurement performance is perfectly suited for intravascular, intrauterine, intracranial or urodynamic pressure monitoring. Its design allows high-volume production capacity, and its small size (550 m O.D.) makes it ideal for instrumentation in catheter. Immune to EMI and RFI, it delivers high delity pressure measurements even in the presence of strong EM and RF elds, such as those generated by electric scalpels or MRI systems.

High Temperature FOP-MH


THE FOP-MH is a ber optic pressure sensor, specially designed for aerospace and defense applications, where extreme temperature conditions are found. The FOP-MH sensor can sustain temperatures of up to 450C. Its unique design is based on deection measurement of a silicon diaphragm, as opposed to more conventional stress measurement techniques. Its intrinsic immunity makes the FOP-MH the best choice for pressure-measurement applications in harsh environments. The sensor offers complete immunity to EMI and RFI, built-in safety for hazardous and extreme temperature environments.

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FOP-M High Pressure


THE FOP-M HIGH PRESSURE ber optic sensor has been designed to operate under very high pressure conditions that other standard ber optic sensors cannot sustain. The sensor withstands pressure levels of up to 5000 psi while providing accurate, unbiased pressure readings. The FOP-M High Pressure sensor offers complete immunity to EMI and RFI and built-in safety for hazardous environments. The design allows the possibility to achieve pressure ranges higher than rated with slight modications of the sensor.

Acoustic FOP-MA
THE FOP-MA is a ber optic acoustic pressure sensor. It is specially designed for use
in acoustic and micro-phonic applications. With proven MOMS technology, this sensor provides high accuracy pressure measurements. High sensitivity and high frequency response make it the ideal sensor for micro acoustic characterization. The FOP-MA offers complete immunity to EMI and RFI and is intrinsically safe.

Side-Looking FOP-MS
THE FOP-MS is a ber optic pressure sensor intended to be used in size-restrained applications. Designed to t where other sensors cannot, this side-looking sensor can take pressure measurements when a vertical instrumentation with a standard ber optic sensor is not possible. It is easy to install on smooth surfaces. The FOPMS offers complete immunity to EMI and RFI and built-in safety for hazardous environments.

Side-Looking FOP-MSL
THE FOP-MSL is a ber optic pressure sensor rugged enough to be used in harshenvironment applications. Designed to t where other sensors cannot, this sidelooking sensor can take pressure measurements when a vertical instrumentation with a standard ber optic sensor is not possible. Thanks to its larger surface area, it is easy to install on smooth surfaces. The FOP-MSL offers complete immunity to EMI and RFI and built-in safety for hazardous environments.

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FIBER OPTIC STRAIN SENSORS


FOS-N
THE FOS-N is a ber optic strain sensor used to measure the expansion and contraction of materials due to mechanical stress or thermal effects in nuclear power plants, building monitoring and several other civil engineering applications. Intrinsically safe, it is immune to EMI, RFI, and lightning. It allows static/dynamic measurements and can deliver a signal over long distances with no interference due to ber bending. The FOS-N has the ideal design for torque measurement, where standard technology provides unaccurate measurement. It is available in ranges up to 10 000 .

EFO
THE EFO is a ber optic strain sensor designed to be embedded in concrete. It may
be cast directly into a wet mixture or encapsulated into a concrete briquette to be cast into a wet mixture. Intrinsically safe, it is immune to EMI, RFI, and lightning. It allows static/dynamic measurement and can deliver signal transmitted over long distances with no interference due to ber bending.

SFO-W
THE SFO-W is a ber optic strain sensor used for long-term, precise strain measurements on a variety of structures such as nuclear power plants and dams. It is resistant to corrosive environments and suited for spot-welding on steel surfaces. Intrinsically safe, it is immune to EMI, RFI, and lightning. It allows static/dynamic measurement and can deliver signal transmitter over long distances with no interference due to ber bending.

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OTHER FIBER OPTIC SENSORS


Refractive Index FRI
THE FRI is a ber optic refractive index sensor designed to provide refractive index
measurements and continuous monitoring of various processes (food processing, chemical processing, etc.), eliminating manual sampling and measurement repeatability problems. The FRI sensor can be zeroed in the air and is available in a miniature package or in a rugged stainless steel package, suitable for industrial applications. It is completely immune to EMI and RFI, and features built-in safety for chemical applications. Intrinsically safe, the FRI refractometer is easy to clean and can be placed hundred of meters from the electronics, thus ensuring safe sampling processes.

Displacement FOD
THE FOD is a ber optic linear position and displacement sensor used to monitor
relative movements of adjacent surfaces across cracks or construction joints in concrete and rock. Using the Fabry-Perot white light interferometry principle, it is available in either a rugged composite material or aluminum housing designed for harsh environments. Accurate and reliable, it offers high resolution, intrinsic safety and immunity to EMI, RFI, and lightning. It can sustain temperatures up to 170C.

FIBER OPTIC SIGNAL CONDITIONERS


One-Channel FTI-10
THE FTI-10 is a single-channel ber optic signal conditioner designed to read FabryPerot ber optic sensors. It can store up to 50 000 data samples and the front panel is equipped with a display for programming logging sequences, durations and other operational parameters. Battery-powered (8 hours autonomy), the FTI-10 adjustable analog output offers the possibility to connect to conventional loggers or monitoring systems. OEM version of the system is available.

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FIBER OPTIC SIGNAL CONDITIONERS (continued)


Multichannel UMI
THE UMI is a tabletop, multi-channel ber optic signal conditioner designed to read
any Fabry-Perot ber optic sensor. It comes in a 4 or 8-channel version and can be programmed via the front panel interface or through the RS-232 or USB port. The UMI has a non-volatile memory buffer that can store up to 50 000 data samples. Each channel has a dedicated 5V adjustable analog output.

Multichannel DMI
THE DMI is a unique ber optic signal conditioner designed for applications that
require continuous monitoring of a large number of ber optic sensors. It is fully compatible with the Fabry-Perot ber optic sensors. The DMI comes in a 16 or 32-channel model that is available in rack-mount version or in Nema 4 enclosure version. The DMI can store up to 50 000 samples that can be discrete or averaged readings.

High-Speed Modular BUS


THE BUS system is an upgradeable multi-channel simultaneous signal conditioner
for Fabry-Perot ber optic sensors. It is designed to offer speed and versatility by allowing simultaneous absolute measurements at sampling rates of up to 1000 Hz per channel. The BUS system comes in a 19-inch industrial rack chassis to house from 1 to 8 channels. Each channel can be set and operated individually.

High-Speed Modular Veloce-50


THE VELOCE-50 system is an upgradeable, multi-channel ber optic signal conditioner
offering a high-speed sampling rate (200 kHz). It is best suited for applications requiring dynamic reading and fast response time. The Veloce-50 comes in a 19-inch industrial rack chassis that can accommodate from 1 to 8 sliding channel modules. Each module has its own BNC 5-volt analog output.

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High-Speed Modular Veloce-100


THE VELOCE-100 system is an upgradeable, multi-channel ber optic signal conditioner dedicated to electronic interference characterization (EMI) on electronic explosive devices (EED). Designed to mate with the FOT-HERO ber optic temperature sensor, it offers a sampling rate of up to 200 kHz. The Veloce-100 comes in a 19inch industrial rack chassis that can accommodate from 1 to 8 sliding channel modules. Each module has its own BNC 5-volt analog output. Combined with the FOTHERO sensor, this unit is the reference for Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiations to Ordnance (HERO) testing.

OTHER FIBER OPTIC SIGNAL CONDITIONERS


Energy Nortech
THE NORTECH is specically designed for direct, real-time temperature monitoring in
power transformers. The Nortech is a exible, multi-channel ber optic signal conditioner. The Nortech provides up to six points of measurements per signal conditioner with the capability of networking 32 Nortech signal conditioners together, providing up to 192 channels. Readings can be transferred through its analog output, RS-232, or RS-485. Event relays help manage alarm occurrences and its multiple data logging features provide all the critical information required in high-power transformer monitoring applications.

Food Industry MWS


THE MWS is a unique 4, 8 or 16 channels optic signal conditioner specically designed for the food and food packaging industries. Equipped with a specially adapted microwave oven and controlled through FISOCommander Workstation software, the MWS ts all food industry testing needs. The software controls both the MWS and the microwave, allowing you to personalize your test settings. The rotating unit ensures undisturbed testing on the microwave turntable and the system provides consistent and repeatable measurements.

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ACCESSORIES
Extension Cables
FISO offers ber optic extension cables that can be adapted to any of its sensors. Different lengths and cable materials are available.

Easythrough / Easyplate
The easythrough optical feedthrough is a 3/8 NPT stainless steel tting with ST connectors designed to be installed on walls, where links between sensor and patchcord needs to be made. Specically designed for transformer applications, the easyplate is mounted on the transformer tank wall by bolting. It comes in standard stainless steel, with 4, 6, 8 or 12 connections. Custom material or number of connections is available.

FISO SOFTWARES
As part of a complete solution, FISO offers its Commander Software suite, specically designed to communicate and manage all of FISOs signal conditioners.

FISOCommander Software
THE FISOCOMMANDER SOFTWARE is designed to congure all ber optic signal conditioners and retrieve all the data stored in the units. It is compatible with the FTI-10, UMI and DMI systems.
Congure the sensors from your computer Start/Stop programmed acquisitions Proceed to a real-time acquisition session Save the data, under a Microsoft Excel format or a different database format

FISOCOMMANDER BUS / VELOCE is a version dedicated


to BUS and Veloce systems. Full version is available to retrieve data via data acquisition kit.

Nortech Commander Software


THE NORTECH COMMANDER SOFTWARE is used to congure the Nortech system and retrieve all the data stored in the unit. It is possible to communicate directly through the RS-232 or RS-485 port of the Nortech unit, or through a modem, from your home or ofce PC.
Real-time viewing of all Nortech measurements, statistics and settings Congure and control the Nortech system Retrieve the logged data from Megalogger, Triggered Logger and Event Logger

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FISOCommander Workstation Edition Software


THE FISOCOMMANDER WORKSTATION EDITION SOFTWARE is
designed to congure the MWS system and retrieve all the data stored in the unit. It is possible to communicate directly through the RS232 port of the rotating unit and control the microwave oven for direct, real-time acquisitions. It is user-friendly and provides an interesting visual support for analysis.
Congure the sensors from your computer Make a new calibration for a sensor Dene a microwave oven program including several steps at different power levels Proceed to a real-time acquisition session Save the data, under a Microsoft Excel format or a different database format

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CUSTOMER SERVICE
FISO has more than 10 years of experience in ber optic sensing in elds as varied as medical, energy, process control, food development, research & development, aerospace & defense and civil engineering. FISO provides you with reliable and accurate products, and the best service available in the industry. FISO is ISO 9001:2000 certied. For any customer service inquiry, contact info@so.com or call +1-418-688-8065 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, eastern standard time, from Monday to Friday.

WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION NETWORK


We count on a worldwide network of distributors to serve our customers, wherever they are located. To know if there is a distributor in your area, visit our website at www.so.com, in the Contact us section. We are always looking for companies with skilled sales engineers to add to our distribution network. If you are interested in becoming a FISO distributor, or can recommend a company to distribute our products, please contact us at sales@so.com.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT
FISO has a team of professionals to support your organization throughout your project. We are committed to providing high-quality service along with the highest level of competence and support. For technical support questions, contact support@so.com or phone +1-418-688-8065 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, eastern standard time, from Monday to Friday.

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HEAD OFFICE
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