SAAMI Visits PCB Facilities in Depew, NY
PCB Piezotronics Inc.
3425 Walden Ave.
Depew, NY, 14043 2495
Press release date: June 29, 2012
Ballistics Pressure Measurement Training Course
Depew, NY, USA - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., was pleased to host The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute (SAAMI), at our headquarters facility in Depew, NY. SAAMI is an association of the nation's leading manufacturers of firearms, ammunition and components.
SAAMI was founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government and tasked with:
·Coordinating technical data
·Promoting safe and responsible firearms use
·Creating and publishing industry standards for safety, interchangeability, reliability and quality
The visit included twenty seven SAAMI members from sixteen participating organizations. During the visit PCB® presented sensor theory, proper sensor selection, installation, cable handling, charge amplifier use, sensor cleaning and calibration, and provided tours of our crystals manufacturing department, machine shop, and a live fire demonstration in our firing range.
"The close cooperation and interaction with strategic partners is essential to stay on the cutting edge of technology and technology development", said Rick Patterson, Managing Director of SAAMI. "We appreciate the opportunity PCB has provided to share their knowledge and exchange information and experiences related to the incredibly important topic of pressure measurement."
For technical information or information on a personalized training course, please contact Bob Metz, Product Manager, telephone 866-816-8892, e-mail: email@example.com.
About Aerospace & Defense Division
PCB®'s Aerospace & Defense specializes in products and programs developed exclusively for the global aerospace, civil and military aviation, defense, homeland security and test & measurement markets. Products include space-rated high temperature and high-g shock accelerometers; space-qualified hardware; sensors and instrumentation for Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS), for UAV's, helicopters, fixed wing aircraft and ground vehicles; system electronics; combustion monitoring pressure sensors; high temperature engine vibration monitoring sensors; launch and separation shock sensors; Active Noise Cancellation products; and aircraft hydraulic pressure sensors, among others. Typical applications include vibration and fatigue testing; qualification testing; aircraft and engine ground testing, flutter and flight testing; blast pressure and hydraulic system pressure measurements; structural dynamics; engine vibration monitoring; launch and separation shock studies; pressure, wind tunnel and aerodynamic studies; aircraft and ground vehicle prognostics; and noise cancellation applications. For more information visit www.pcb.com/aerospace.
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