Pressure & Vacuum Sensors

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Pressure Transmitters and Switches operate in hazardous areas.

March 27, 2015

Available in 7 ranges from 0–10,000 psi, Model 3800 Series Pressure Transmitters offer 5 ms response times with choice of loop-powered 4–20 mA or low-power 1–5 Vdc output. Units have NEMA4X/IP66 housings, stainless steel wetted parts, and hermetically sealed enclosures without O-rings. Providing 4–20 mA standard output and optional 1–5 Vdc output, all stainless steel Model 3820 Series OEM Pressure Switch-Transmitters add 30 V, 120 mA normally open solid state relay switch with ±2% URL accuracy. Read More

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Pressure Transducer/Switch has programmable, 360° display.

March 10, 2015

Accurate to within 0.5% of max operating pressure (10,000 psi), electronic TDEPD offers marquee display that can be set to revolve, hold at fixed angle, or inverted. Selectable red/green display colors allow sensor to be programmed to provide various visual cues for fluid power system. Along with Spike Monitoring Technology, features include field-selectable outputs, sub-millisecond update time, and redundant sensing elements. All-digital unit, sealed to IP67, is shock rated to 50G. Read More

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Wireless Hydraulic Pressure Tester leverages RFIFD technology.

March 9, 2015

Using RFID technology, PT-RF transfers energy required for measurement to pressure transmitter via antenna, placed ~½ in. from pressure transmitter tip, of reading device. Pressing button activates pressure transmitter, and pressure is read in <½ sec. Supplied in IP65, hermetically sealed, stainless steel housing, handheld reader displays and stores data for 15,000+ measurement sets, which can be used for further evaluation or download to PC via USB interface. Read More

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Pressure Switch offers IP67 protection.

February 24, 2015

While compatible with corrosive media, Model 784-S can also be used in environments that subject it to oil, fuel, water, dust, vibration, and shock. Features include snap-action electrical switch is tested to 1 million cycles, deutsch 3-pin connection, and gold contact switches for dry circuit applications. Areas of use encompass applications with limited installation space, including off-road and industrial equipment, train braking systems, compactors, and compressors.
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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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Compact Modular Pressure Switches serve hydraulic applications.

February 6, 2015

Available in diverse configurations, CE-compliant PSW8 series features facilitated field setting with hex 5 allen screw. Low pressure ranges feature diaphragm pressure switch design, while higher pressure ranges feature compact piston design. Generally targeting stationary or mobile hydraulic applications, these products can be used in factory automation, balers, compactors, overload controls, machine tools, hydraulic power packs, railway, and marine applications. Read More

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Pressure Transducer features high-seed USBH output.

January 27, 2015

Available in gage, sealed gage, and absolute pressure models, PX51 features all-stainless steel construction and connects directly to computer. PC software takes data from transducer directly to digital domain, turning laptop or Windows®-based tablet (with USB connection) into virtual meter, chart recorder, or datalogger. Supplied with .NET APIs, command set for command-line access, and 6 ft USB cable, transducer supports use in harsh environments. Read More

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Deep UV Luminescence Spectrophotometer extends research abilities.

January 23, 2015

Used for characterization of spectral measurements from vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) to NIR, VUV universal spectrophotometer can measure reflectance, transmission, and fluorescence emission over its complete working range of 120 nm to 2.2 microns. Test system includes sample chamber with toroidal optics, can operate purged or under vacuum, and interfaces to cryogenic and heated sample mounts. Other features include auxiliary ports in sample area and interchangeable 5-position sample holders. Read More

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Differential Pressure Transducers utilize solid state sensor.

January 22, 2015

Based on micromachined silicon sensor, PX509HL Series provides stable reading with accuracy of 0.08% and broad compensated range of -20 to 85°C. Wet/wet differential pressure transducers operate in demanding industrial areas with ruggedized containment pressure up to 10,000 psi. Compensated overload range minimizes errors induced by large line pressures. Constructed of welded stainless steel, modular transducers offer user accessible potentiometers for zero and span. Read More

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Cold Cathode Gauge provides ±10% accuracy.

January 13, 2015

Offering wide measurement range from 10-10 to 10-2 Torr, Granville-Phillips® Series 500 includes electronics as well as digital and analog interfaces. Patent-pending method for determining pressure dosage over time provides for predictive maintenance. With USB interface and GP Connect software, users can set up gauge, graph pressure trend, and check usage statistics. Applications include R&D, coating, semiconductor, analytical, high energy physics, and general vacuum. 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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Insertion Meter comes with or without data logger.

January 12, 2015

Designed to measure flow, pressure, and temperature, VPFlowScope is suitable for mobile measurements and fixed installations. Unit offers measuring ranges of 0–500 sfps, 0–250 or 0–500 psi, and up to 140°F. Software can rotate display by 180° and backlighting is adjustable. Basic configuration can be done via display, so laptop is not necessary. Providing Modbus RTU, 4–20 mA, and pulse outputs, meter is suited for compressed air usage measurements, cost allocation, and leakage measurements. 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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Heavy-Duty Pressure Transducers have explosionproof design.

December 18, 2014

Designed to withstand environmental and pressure conditions common to oil and gas equipment applications, Gems 31EP/EA and 32EP/EA Series incorporate sputtered thin-film pressure sensing technology and all-stainless steel wetted parts. Compact IP67 enclosure facilitates installation in space-constrained, hazardous environments; full-scale burst pressure performance can exceed 60,000 psi; and operational reliability exceeds >100 million cycles. Several options are available. 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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OEM Subminiature Pressure Switch measures from 510-4250 psi.

November 25, 2014

Occupying 24 mm diameter hex footprint and measuring less than 2 in., Model PS61P offers medium-to-high pressure monitoring within space-constrained applications. Unit incorporates hardened alloy steel piston actuator for expanded overpressure performance. With 22,000 psi burst pressure rating, Model PS61P is suitable for higher pressure, cyclic pressure, and pressure spike environments. Switch is configurable off-the-shelf, with choice of seals, fittings, and electrical terminations. Read More

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Pb-Free Pressure Gauges carry NSF International certification.

November 18, 2014

Compliant with U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act, lead (Pb)-free pressure gauges feature wetted parts with lead content ≤0.25% and are safe for applications where water is anticipated to be consumed by humans. Gauges also meet lead content requirements for Pb-free plumbing as defined by CA, VT, MD, and LA state laws. Products comply with NSF/ANSI Standard 61, 372, and 61 (Annex G) and feature NSF mark, along with test standard, on dial and socket stamped with universal No Lead symbol. Read More

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All-Stainless Steel Piezo Transducer has 3 setpoint relays.

November 17, 2014

Mountable in any orientation, 902B Absolute Piezo vacuum transducer suits harsh processes and is resistant to damage from air inrush and vibration. Unit integrates electronics and MEMS-based Piezo sensor with metal-sealed, stainless steel 316 diaphragm and provides seamless, gas-independent vacuum pressure measurement from 0.1–1000 Torr. Along with 3 setpoint relays, features include 100°C bakeout temperature, analog output and digital communication, and multiple analog output emulations.
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