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Pressure Sensors suit liquid and gas applications.

February 20, 2015

Providing absolute and gauge pressure measurement in gases, vapors, or liquids, Series P8211, P8271, and P8281 offer pressure sensing as high as 6,000 psi with 4–20 mA output. P8211 models are suitable for OEM equipment applications as well as process applications in oil/gas, chemical, or food/beverage industries. Featuring rugged industrial design, P8271/P8281 sensors offer high degree of programmability, local display options, HART communication option, and hazardous location certifications. Read More

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Low Pressure Sensors offer ranges up to 40 in. H2O.

February 16, 2015

Operating on 3 V, 5 V, and 12/24 Vdc systems while maintaining analog signal from 0.5–4.5 Vdc, Filterminder™ Sensors monitor vacuum or pressure levels in applications such as air filter restriction or cabin pressures. Units feature full-scale response time of 2 ms and accuracy of 2.5% FSO across operating temperature of -40 to 125°C. Available with 1/8-27 NPT, 3/8-24 Straight Thread, and M10x1 mounting options, IP66-rated sensors use AMPSEAL-16 3-wire power connector to keep out dust and water. Read More

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Digital Pressure Switches display 7 units of pressure.

January 13, 2015

Virtually eliminating need for conversion, 31 Series can be set to and changed from psi, inHg, kPa, MPA, kgf/cm2, bar, and mmHg. Series includes VUS-31R-N for compound pressure, VUS-31-N  for negative pressure, and SEU-31-N for positive pressure. Units are equipped with high-visibility, 3-color dual LCDs featuring color-coded main- and sub-numbering. Fitted with 2 m cable or 4-pin M8 male connector, switches offer 2 NPN or 2 PNP output, as well as analog voltage or current output. Read More

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Pressure Sensors target direct and oil-filled sensing systems.

December 19, 2014

Exceeding AEC-Q100 automotive requirements, Models MLX90815 and MLX90816 are discrete MEMS devices for measuring absolute pressure in demanding operational environments. Model MLX90815 determines pressures from 0–30 bar absolute, while Model MLX90816 covers full scale pressures ranging from 30–50 bar absolute. Typical sensitivity is 1.5 mV/V/bar for MLX90815 and 0.5 mV/V/bar for MLX90816. Operating from -40 to +150°C, both have maximum deviation in linearity of just 0.2% FS. Read More

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Pressure Sensors are suited for aircraft liquid/gas monitoring.

December 18, 2014

For mission-critical fuel, hydraulics, environmental control, coolant, and lubrication monitoring systems, AS-PT series includes models with thin film sputtered deposition strain-gage or variable capacitive ceramic sensing technologies. Leakproof transmitters measure pressure from 0–11,000 psia. Electronics with precision analog signal conditioning and ASIC circuitry for linearization combined with multi-point pressure calibration and temperature compensation promote accuracy and repeatability. Read More

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RFID Pressure Monitoring Tag operates without batteries.

December 18, 2014

Without requiring battery on sensor tag, Cyclon-05BA wireless monitoring device can transmit unique identifier and associated absolute pressure measurement data to commercial EPC C1G2 reader. Unit features MS5803-05BA sensor to monitor pressures up to 6 bar and comes in various antenna designs and sizes to adapt performance to required application in 860–960 MHz band. With reading distance of ~5 ft, tag can be embedded in various materials. Read More

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Pressure Measurement System tests bra comfort and fit.

November 14, 2014

Unlike other tactile sensing technologies, Bra Pressure Measurement System can resolve to pressures as low as 0.01 psi or 0.5 mm Hg while conforming to complex body shapes. Seven array sensors, featuring 1,764 pressure-sensing elements, are constructed with conductive cloth materials and are mounted on customer-supplied mannequin. System also includes Chameleon Visualization Software with multiple display options, integrated video, and API, enabling customer to collect, save, and export data. Read More

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Sensor System monitors level in pressurized reservoirs. .

October 31, 2014

Utilizing adjustable sensor to set specific levels, Low-Level-Sensing Reservoir System prevents empty material reservoirs from introducing air into dispensing lines, eliminating contamination during dispensing process. SB-100 controller activates warning when material in reservoir reaches specified low level and is equipped with external PLC connection that allows for total line shutdown. Low-level functions include remote visual beacon, audio buzzer, and auto shutdown. Read More

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Refrigerant Leak Detector uses dual detection technologies.

October 13, 2014

Built to detect all commercially available HFC, HFO, HC, HCFC, and CFC refrigerant gases, Model RLD440 is suited for inspecting and maintaining mobile and stationary air conditioners, refrigerators, chillers, and heat pumps. UV detection mode allows technicians to determine if refrigerant gas leak exists, while solid electrolyte semiconductor sensor can pinpoint source of leak and gauge its size. With 3 sensitivity levels, users can choose right level for specific environments. Read More

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Pressure Sensors offer detection from 0.1-2 in. H2O.

October 13, 2014

Based on thermal mass flow measuring principles, FPS Series employs technology that integrates flow channel with sensing elements. Use of chopper offset compensation enables offset stability of better than 0.1% to be achieved. Available for use with 3 or 5 V supply and with analog or digital SPI output, sensor is designed with MCU for precision digital signal conditioning and intended for clean air and gas applications. Flow rates allow use of input filters and long pneumatic tubing. Read More

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Pressure Sensor features USB output.

October 7, 2014

Available in pressure ranges from 750–30K psi, PX51-USBH combines 1 kHz, 24-bit USB core; heavy-duty, bonded film pressure sensor; and all-stainless steel body. Accuracy is ±0.25% FS (linearity and hysteresis combined), while respective Span and Zero Thermal effects are 0.003 and 0.005% FSO/F. Able to operate from -50 and +185°F, unit is compensated from 60 to 160°F and offers choice of Imperial or Metric pressure ports as well as data graphing, logging, and display software. Read More

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Digital Pressure Sensors achieve 0.1% offset stability.

October 7, 2014

Employing flow-based technology that integrates flow channel with sensing elements, FPS Series offers pressure ranges of 0.1, 0.2, 0.4, 1, and 2 in. H2O. Low flow rates allow use of input filters and long pneumatic tubing without sacrificing calibrated accuracy. Sensors are available for use with 3 or 5 V supply voltage, and offer both analog and digital SPI output. Housed in miniature package with SMT and DIP lead configurations, FPS Series is immune to dust contamination and humidity. Read More

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Digital Sensor enables measurement of very low pressures.

September 11, 2014

Offered in ½, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, and 60 in. H2O pressure ranges, DLVR Series lets design engineers measure low pressures with compensated digital output signal. Customizable turnkey solution offers I²C or SPI output interfaces with 14-bit internal resolution, 3.3 and 5 V supply options, and 1% total error band. CoBeam²™ Technology promotes sensitivity while reducing package stress and position sensitivity. Multiple port and lead configurations, as well as update rates, are available.
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PTH Fusion Sensor suits weather station applications.

September 8, 2014

Housed in 5 x 3 x 1 mm² QFN package, Model MS8607-02BA01 utilizes piezoresistive sensor to measure pressure and temperature, and capacitive-type sensor for relative humidity. Unit converts uncompensated analog output voltages to 24-bit digital value for pressure and temperature measurements, and 12-bit digital value for RH. Using I²C communication and operating from 1.8–3.6 V, sensor features pressure range of 10–2,000 mBar, temperature range of -40 to +85°C, and humidity range of 0–100% RH.
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MEMS Low Pressure Sensor includes I2C digital interface.

August 29, 2014

Available in pressure ranges of 0.14, 0.3, 0.6, and 1.4 psi, Model SM9541 offers 14-bit resolution, ±1% FS accuracy, and 0.2% FS offset stability per year for critical applications. MEMS pressure transducer mates with signal conditioning IC, providing full pressure calibration and temperature compensation with I2C digital interface. Based on surface mount technology standards, housing features JEDEC compliant SOIC-16 footprint for straight-forward PCB design and assembly. Read More

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Media Isolated Pressure Sensor features headerless design.

July 30, 2014

Constructed of 316L SS or ASTM Grade 2 CP titanium, Model 154B is designed without header for O-ring mounting and OEM applications where compatibility with corrosive media is required. Backside compensated unit offers pressure ranges of 0–300 psi gage and 0–28 bar absolute with non-linearity of ±0.3% span. Operating from -40 to +105°C with compensated temperature range of -20 to +85°C, sensor is suited for dialysis machines, salt/brackish water measurements, and refrigeration/compressors. Read More

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MEMS Sensor takes ambient pressure measurement.

July 28, 2014

Designed for ambient pressure measurement, SM6842 is available in absolute pressure range of 15 psi and comes in SMT housing with 5 x 6 mm², JEDEC-compliant, SOIC-8 footprint (including leads) that fosters straight-forward PCB design and assembly. Height of 7.6 mm (to top of vertical port) provides flexibility in space-restricted designs, while 127 mV typ output allows for signal-conditioning customization. Operating from -40 to +125°C, product supports up to 10 V supply. Read More

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Pressure/Temperature Sensor supports wireless control, readout.

July 9, 2014

Able to be powered by coin-cell battery for 18–24 months, TDWLB allows pressure of any fluid to be monitored from vacuum to 10,000 psi. Bluetooth® Smart-certified device, designed for intermittent machine-control applications, comes in compensated accuracies of 1% and 0.25%; temperature sensing is optional. Able to be controlled with smartphone app from within 150 ft, all-digital product provides redundant sensing and is EMI/RFI protected and sealed to IP67. Read More

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Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector suppresses false alarms.

July 1, 2014

Incorporating Artificial Neural Network intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, Gassonic Observer-i can fully analyze sound spectrum down to 12 kHz. ANN technology automatically distinguishes between unwanted acoustic background noise and dangerous gas leaks, enables detector to be installed without training sequences, and provides detection distance up to 28 m. Because it is self-adaptive, detector requires no alarm set points to be configured or adjusted. Read More

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PVDF Submersible Pressure Sensor is reliable in caustic liquids.

June 24, 2014

Constructed with PVDF material and PTFE diaphragm, Model AST 4530 is suited working with such harsh liquids as slurries, salt water, and oil in vented tanks or containers. Product comes with submersible PVDF cable, cord grip, and conduit connection to handle such turbulent installations as process plants, salt water holding tanks, on-board ships, turbulent tanks, and rail cars. Rated for >50 million pressure cycles, sensor offers <±0.5% BFSL accuracy and burst pressure of 5X rated pressure. Read More