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Pressure Transmitters eliminate conduit requirements.

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March 28, 2014 - With Turck Mini-Fast electrical connection, AST4300 and AST43LP Class I Division 2 Non-Incendive Pressure Transmitters eliminate need for conduit material or conjunction boxes. Transmitter is installed in process, while mating cable assembly is installed in transmitter, and plastic lock out device is clipped over electrical termination. AST4300 models offer gauge and compound ranges from -14.7 to 20,000 psi while AST43LP models measure low pressure and bi-directional pressures from 1–15 psig.

American Sensor Technologies Inc.

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

Original Press Release

Pressure Transmitters with Mini-Fast Electronic Connection Eliminates Conduit Requirements for Faster Installation with Less Material Costs

Press release date: March 19, 2014

Mt. Olive, NJ — American Sensor Technologies offers its AST4300 and AST43LP Class I Division 2 Non-Incendive Pressure Transmitters with a Turck Mini-Fast electrical connection, eliminating conduit requirements from installation.  With a Mini-Fast electrical connection integrated into its housing, the Pressure Sensors also make installation fast and simple. 

The sensor design configuration eliminates the need for conduit material or conjunction boxes.  The pressure transmitter is installed in the process, the mating cable assembly is installed in the pressure transmitter, and a plastic lock out device is clipped over the electrical termination. With the sensors available in many cable lengths, sensor materials and connection options, users have more flexibility to reduce the time to install or perform routine maintenance.

The AST4300 series is available with gauge and compound ranges from -14.7 to 20,000 PSI while the AST43LP pressure transmitter can measure low pressure and bi-directional pressures from 1 to 15 PSIG.   With its rugged construction and best price-to-performance ratio, the AST43LP is the solution for low pressure measurement for a variety of applications in process instrumentation, oil & gas equipment, process control and gas compression and storage.  Packaged for indoor or outdoor use, the AST4300 is available with a variety of pressure port threads including 1/4" NPT and 1/2" NPT and output signals including long transmissions (4-20mA) or low power (voltage) applications for remote SCADA systems. 

See how fast the AST4300 and AST43LP with Mini-Fast electronic connection can be installed by watching YouTube. 

For more information on these Pressure Transmitters, visit  http://www.astsensors.com/hazardous_location_pressure_transmitters/AST4300  http://www.astsensors.com/hazardous_location_pressure_transmitters/AST43LP  

About American Sensor Technologies, Inc.
American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) manufactures pressure sensors, transducers, transmitters and switches for pressure and level measurement with the best price to performance ratio in the industry. With pressure ranges from 5 inches of water column to 60,000 PSI and various material and output signal options, AST can design a standard or custom pressure sensor for liquids and gases that is cost-effective and reliable. Manufactured in New Jersey, AST pressure sensing products are built with a full selection of approvals including: ABS, Explosion-proof, Intrinsically Safe, and Non-Incendive ratings. For more information on AST pressure transducers and transmitters, please visit www.astsensors.com or email info@astsensors.com .


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