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Road & Runway Sensors

Built-in? Active or passive - or both? With or without below ground temperature measurement? Or maybe you prefer non-invasive? Stationary or mobile? We have them all. Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS), Aviation Weather Observation Systems (AWOS) and Ice detection Systems (IDS) around the globe trust in road sensors from Lufft.

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MARWIS-UMB - Mobile Advanced Road Weather Information Sensor

MARWIS is the first road and runway weather sensor detecting road conditions, temperatures, friction and other parameters mobile and in real time from driving vehicles...

MARWIS is the first road and runway weather sensor detecting road conditions, temperatures, friction and other parameters mobile in real time for vehicles.

  • Road condition (dry, moist, wet, ice, snow, critical wet, chemically wet), road surface temperature, ambient temperature, water film height up to 6mm, dew point temperature, relative humidity, ice percentage, friction (calculated)
  • Optical LED transmitters, photo receivers, pyrometer, infrared
  • Mobile, plug and play, 100 measurement per second, multifunctional, real time thermal mapping, wireless data transfer
  • Bluetooth, RS485, CAN-Bus
StaRWIS-UMB - Stationary Road Weather Information Sensor - RWIS, deicing, icy road, winter maintenance

StaRWIS-UMB - Stationary Road Weather Information Sensor

For stationary operations we further developed the innovation award-winning mobile road weather Sensor MARWIS - this is StaRWIS!

StaRWIS is the first non-invasive road and runway weather sensor detecting road conditions, temperatures, friction and other parameters based on innovative LED Technology...

  • Road condition (dry, moist, wet, ice, snow, critical wet, chemically wet), road surface temperature, ambient temperature, water film height, dew point temperature, relative humidity, ice percentage, freezing temperature, friction (calculated)
  • Optical LED transmitters, photo receivers, pyrometer, infrared
  • non-invasive, plug and play, 100 measurement per second, multifunctional, wireless data transfer, no moving parts
  • Bluetooth, RS485, CAN-Bus, UMB - protocol
Non-invasive road weather sensor, RWIS, road sensor, stationary road weather system, road weather, friction

Non Invasive Road Sensor NIRS31-UMB

The NIRS31-UMB is a non-invasive road weather sensor with optical principle. It is mounted several meters above the ground and can even monitor bridges...

The NIRS31-UMB is a non-invasive road weather sensor with optical principle. It is mounted several meters above the ground and can even monitor bridges...

  • Layer thickness of water, snow and ice, surface conditions (dry, damp, wet, snow, ice), friction, optional: road surface temperature
  • Optical principle, pyrometer
  • non-invasive, easy to install and add to existing measurement networks, friction measurement, real time data providing
  • UMB-binary, SDI-12, ASCII-UMB, analog outputs in combination with digital-analog-converter DACON8-UMB
Lufft IRS31Pro-UMB passive road sensor - road weather station - rwis - motorway - highway

Intelligent Passive Road Sensor IRS31Pro-UMB

The passive road sensor IRS31Pro-UMB convinces by its two part housing design and accurate detection of road surface temperature, water film height, freezing temperature, ice percentage and many more...

The passive road sensor IRS31Pro-UMB convinces by its two part housing design and accurate detection of road surface temperature, water film height, freezing temperature, ice percentage and many more...

  • Road surface temperature, water film height up to 4mm, freezing temperature for different de-icing materials (NaCl, MgCl, CaCl), road condition (dry/damp/wet/ice or snow/moist with salt/wet with salt), friction, ice Percentage, 2 additional depth sensors
  • Conductivity measurement (ice percentage), radar measurement (water film), NTC (road surface temp.)
  • Two part housing design allows easy maintenance/re-calibration, low energy consumption allows solar operation, radar principle to measure water film
  • RS485, SDI-12, analogue outputs
Lufft ARS31Pro-UMB active road sensor - road weather station - rwis - motorway - highway - runway

Intelligent Active Road Sensor ARS31Pro-UMB

Detection of freezing temperatures independently from de-icing materials as well as road surface temperature with the embedded active road weather sensor ARS31Pro-UMB. Easy to maintain through its two parted housing…

  • road surface temperature, freezing point
  • active cooling and heating (Peltier element), NTC (road surface temp.)
  • Two part housing design allows easy maintenance/re-calibration, low energy consumption allows solar operation, freezing point determined independently from de-icing material
  • RS485
Lufft ARS31-UMB active road sensor - road weather station - rwis - motorway - highway - runway

Intelligent Active Road Sensor ARS31-UMB

The embedded active road weather sensor ARS31-UMB detects freezing temperatures independently from de-icing materials and is easy to maintain through its two parted housing…

The embedded active road weather sensor ARS31-UMB detects freezing temperatures independently from de-icing materials and is easy to maintain through its two parted housing…

  • freezing point
  • active cooling and heating (Peltier element)
  • Two part housing design allows easy maintenance/re-calibration, low energy consumption allows solar operation, freezing point determined independently from de-icing material
  • RS485
Product picture Lufft Passive Road Surface Temperature Sensor WST1

Passive Road Surface Temperature Sensor WST2

Surface temperature sensor for runway and highway-temperatures

The surface temperature sensor measures runway and highway-temperatures highly precise, both on asphalt and concrete.

  • Road / Runway Surface Temperature
  • Temperature / PT100