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Liquid Level Sensor provides temperature output.

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September 27, 2012 - Intended for hydrostatic level and temperature measurement, Model AST45PT provides 2 independent 4–20 mA output signals for level signal and temperature signal. Unit features measurement ranges from 1 psi (27.68 in. wc) to 100 psi (230.67 in. wc). Nose cone is installed on sensor to protect sensing element from damage during submersion, but can be removed to access ¼ in. NPT male pressure port. Constructed of stainless steel with no internal O-rings, sensor survives harsh environments.

American Sensor Technologies Inc.

450 Clark Drive, Mt. Olive, NJ, 07828, USA

Original Press Release

Liquid Level Sensor Now with Temperature Output

Press release date: September 20, 2012

Mt. Olive, NJ –  American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) has released the AST45PT liquid level sensor for hydrostatic level and temperature measurement.  The AST45PT provides two independent 4-20mA output signals for a level signal and a temperature signal.  Users benefit from a single instrument installation, saving time and money.  With submersible cable being one of the more costly options for deeper level requirements, a single measurement point is a cost effective solution.  The AST45PT is priced starting at $395 each with quantity discounts available. 

The low cost of the AST45PT does not take away from its available features.  With measurement ranges from 1 PSI (27.68" water column) to 100 PSI (230.67' water column), the AST45PT appeals to a wide range of applications.  AST offers five temperature ranges and eight cable length options to make integration simple.  

Each AST45PT comes with a removable nose cone.  While it is installed on the sensor to protect the sensing element from damage during submersion, users have the option to remove it to access the 1/4" NPT male pressure port.  For example, if a customer is looking to take a pressure measurement externally from a tank in a flood prone area, the AST45PT will be an ideal solution.  Additionally, the sensor is designed with a ½" NPT conduit fitting at the electrical connection.  Conduit can be installed over the cable to provide rigidity in turbulent tanks or protection from sharp objects.     
    
For more information on the AST45PT submersible level sensors, visit:
http://www.astsensors.com/submersible_level_sensors/AST45PT

About American Sensor Technologies, Inc.
American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) manufactures MEMS pressure sensors, pressure transducers and pressure transmitters that offer the best price-performance ratio in the industry.  Manufactured in New Jersey, AST pressure sensing products are built with a full selection of hazardous area and industrial approvals to service customer applications.  Common industries utilizing AST sensor products are industrial OEM hydraulic systems, fuel cells, medical gases, HVAC, refrigeration (ammonia, Freon, CO2), Oil & Gas exploration and production, and off-road vehicles.  AST’s exclusive, proprietary Krystal Bond™ Technology (an advanced process in which inorganic materials are molecularly diffused onto a metallic surface in the presence of certain gases) produces high-performance pressure sensing products through the use of a single piece of stainless steel.  AST offers a variety of UL and CSA approvals for Explosion-proof, Intrinsically Safe, and Non-incendive pressure transmitter applications. For more information on AST pressure sensing products and technology, please visit www.astsensors.com.  Through the acquisition of noted LVDT manufacturer Macro Sensors (www.macrosensors.com), AST also offers a full line of linear/rotary position sensors, as well as related instrumentation.

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