Pressure Transducer allows EN554 thermal validation.
August 25, 2008 -
Designed for operation with Kaye Validator stand-alone thermal validation system, pressure transducer allows saturated conditions to be validated, along with temperature, in accordance with EN554. It is specified for operation over total conventional autoclave temperature range, with pressure range of 0-4 bar absolute and accuracy of 10 mbar at 110 to 140°C. Solution is supplied with fully traceable calibration to ISO-17025, with pressure calibration performed at 23°C and 121°C.
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GE Sensing's Pressure Transducer Allows Thermal Validation Compliant with EN554
A new, high accuracy pressure transducer from GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies has been purpose-designed for operation with the Kaye Validator, stand-alone thermal validation system to ensure total compliance with EN554 and ISO-17665. The new transducer, which is easy to use and reliable, allows saturated conditions to be validated along with temperature, in accordance with the EN554. It will find application in harsh environments, such as steam sterilizers and SIP systems, during the validation of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device manufacturing plants.
The new high performance transducer is specified for operation over the total conventional autoclave temperature range, with pressure range of 0 to 4 bar absolute and an accuracy of 10mbar at 110°C to 140°C.. It is supplied with fully traceable calibration to ISO-17025, with pressure calibration performed at 23°C and 121°C.
The transducer very much conforms with the requirements of the Kaye Validator Report Wizard in providing compliancy reports to governing standards, For example, users can create saturated pressure and temperature graph reports, comparing actual data with calculated date. Equilibration pass/fail can be determined automatically and Tb and Tb+3 determination can be carried out based on temperature versus saturate temperature or pressure versus saturated pressure.
Fitting of the new transducer is effected simply by wiring it into a Kaye Validator with no need for a power supply. It is physically connected by a 1.5" Triclamp.
As Tim Wortley, global product manager, Life Sciences, Kaye Products, commented, "With the introduction of the new pressure transducer,, the Kaye Validator now offers an even more comprehensive solution to thermal validation through faster data collection, improved data management and flexible reporting and analysis."
Download a photo of the new pressure transducer here: http://www.gesensing.com/aboutus/photos.htm
About GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies
GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is part of GE Enterprise Solutions, a $5 billion business helping customers compete and win in a changing global environment by combining the power of GE's unique expertise and intelligent technology to drive customers' productivity and profitability. GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is a leading innovator in advanced measurement, sensor-based and inspection solutions that deliver accuracy, productivity and safety to its customers. The company designs and manufactures sensing instruments that measure temperature, pressure, moisture, gas and flow rate for demanding customer applications. It also designs, manufactures and services inspection equipment, including radiographic, ultrasonic, remote visual and eddy current, that monitors and tests materials without disassembly, deforming or damaging them. GE Sensing & Inspection's products are used in a wide range of industries, including oil & gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation and healthcare. The company has 4,700 employees at more than 40 facilities in 25 countries worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.gesensinginspection.com/