Pressure & Vacuum Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Emerson as the Leader in Wireless Pressure Gauges

July 19, 2016

SHAKOPEE, MINN (July 15, 2016) - Frost Sullivan recognized Emerson as the Product Line Strategy Leader in the global wireless pressure gauges market. Emerson launched the Rosemount™ Wireless Pressure Gauge, the industry’s first WirelessHART® pressure gauge, in late 2015. “Unlike many of its other competitors, Emerson focused on first testing this new product in a long line of pressure... Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Sensor Board aids sensor design/verification.

June 21, 2016

SENSORSHLD1-EVK-101 integrates 10 sensors: analog temperature, digital barometric pressure, Hall switch, magnetometer, digital accelerometer, digital magnetometer and accelerometer, digital gyroscope and accelerometer, analog UV, digital ambient light and proximity, and digital color. Also featured, Arduino interface pins ensure compatibility with existing open-source prototyping platforms and allow immediate verification of sensor operation and facilitate sensor device design.
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Hi-Res Digital Low Pressure Sensor features internal compensation.

June 10, 2016

With error compensation performed internally, DLH Series does not require external calculation. Digital output signal incorporates single die, and I²C or SPI output interfaces with 16-/17-/18-bit resolution are available. Offering >0.25% FSS BFSL accuracy, this sensor operates from 1.68–3.6 V supply and utilizes CoBeam2™ Technology for optimal sensitivity while and reduced position sensitivity. Sensors come in 5, 10, 20, 30, and 60 in. H2O pressure ranges, gage and differential. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Transmitters and Switches increase process monitoring versatility.

June 9, 2016

One Series includes 5 switch only, transmitter only, and hybrid transmitter-switch models that offer alternatives to mechanical switches and transmitters for controlling operations based on temperature or pressure. Explosionproof and programmable, models incorporate diagnostics; programmable set point, deadband, and trip delay; and nuisance trip filtering. Features, along with integral digital process display, include HART® compatibility and integral keypad.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Level Sensor delivers stable measurements in harsh environments.

June 7, 2016

Not affected by foaming, waves, or head space vapors, HLS measures hydrostatic pressure and converts reading to analog 4–20mA signal that can be displayed on indicating transmitters or taken directly into PLC. All-CPVC housing with FPM or EPDM seals withstands corrosive fluids and environments where metals cannot perform. Along with 0–15 ft and 0–33 ft water measurement ranges and 0.25% FS accuracy, features include ceramic diaphragm, PFA-coated cable, and 30 and 49 ft cable lengths.
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HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

MEMSIC to Showcase Industrial, Wearable and Smart Cities IOT Sensing Solutions at Sensors Expo and Conference 2016

June 6, 2016

With over one billion sensors shipped, MEMSIC is a world leader for the consumer electronics, communications, automotive, medical and industrial sensing sectors Sensors Expo, San Jose, CA - June 1, 2016 - MEMSIC, Inc. plans to demonstrate its full range of advanced sensing technologies at the Sensors Expo and Conference, to be held June 21 to June 23, 2016 at the McEnery Convention Center in... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transmitter features flush tip-zero cavity design.

June 3, 2016

With flush tip-zero cavity design and isolated sensor, Model 386 eliminates transmitter port clogging as well as installation torque effects on output signal. Unit incorporates solid stainless steel machined diaphragm along with all-welded sealed housing, making it impervious to fluid ingress and minimizing risk of damage to electronics. Available in 13 configurable ranges covering 0–150 to 0–10 K psig or psis, transmitter can withstand up to 1.5X proof pressure and up to 5X burst pressure. Read More

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Pressure/Temperature Transducer suits oil and gas operations.

June 2, 2016

With outside diameter of just .37 in. to save tool space, Paine™ 310-38-0050 Series acquires critical data for smooth and efficient downhole oil and gas drilling and production operations. Ultra-miniature transducer measures pressure up to 25 kpsi and temperature up to 425°F to cover wide range of operating environments. Device features total error band of ±0.01% and drift specification of less than 0.05% over 60 days. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Touchless In-Cylinder Rod-Style Sensors come in 5 output versions.

May 26, 2016

Designed for integration in hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders, TH1 Series linear position sensors come in voltage, current, CANopen, SSI, and impulse output interface versions. Electronic components remain outside of cylinder, and magnetic pick-up position marker mounts on application's piston rod. Operating under pressure up to 350 bar (600 bar peak), sensors offer ±0.03% FS repeatability, 1 µm resolution, and < ±0.02% FS absolute linearity. Standard stroke lengths range from 50–4,250 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Gauges are available to meet needs of any industry.

May 18, 2016

NOSHOK pressure gauges provide measurement solutions, including ability to control, check, and regulate process media. Available from standard dial and digital gauges to DP and sanitary gauges in several types with pressure ranges from 30 Vac to 100,000 psi, products offer diverse casing, fill, connection, and mounting options. Along with CE-compliant transmitters and transducers, features include 50–1,000 g shock ratings, 10–20 g vibration rating, and accuracy from ±0.125% to ±0.5% FS. Read More

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Amplified Pressure Sensors range from 30-6,000 psi gauge.

April 26, 2016

Featuring chemical resistant design, CPA 602 Series Piezoresistive Monolithic Ceramic Pressure Sensors are designed for pasty, polluted, and aggressive media as well as oxygen applications. Using thick-film technology, measuring bridge is printed directly onto one side of ceramic diaphragm. Structure-free backside can be directly exposed to medium to be measured. With supply voltage of 4.5–5.5 Vdc, sensors provide ratiometric output signal of 0.5–4.5 V and total error better than 0.4% FS. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Vacuum Switches suit decentralized systems.

April 8, 2016

Facilitating vacuum sensing in decentralized, ejector-based systems, VS4015/VS4016 (plastic) and VS4118/VS4128 (metal) pre-set digital output vacuum switches offer plug-and-play installation. Push-in or thread connections are available, and T-adapter enables multiple vacuum switches to be connected in series with one common output. Available with male-to-female M12 cable assemblies, metal versions feature a compact design with 90° angle swivel connection for facilitated installation. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Alicat Releases Gas Select 6.0 Firmware for its Mass Flow Meters and Controllers

April 6, 2016

New user-selectable engineering units, better control and faster data with new control software Tucson, Arizona – Alicat Scientific has updated its Gas Select™ firmware for Alicat mass flow meters, mass flow controllers and pressure controllers. Gas Select 6.0 improves user control and data speed, adding features that enable users to make changes to instruments without a factory visit. ... Read More

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Pressure Sensors suit HVAC and refrigeration equipment.

April 1, 2016

With external freeze/thaw resistance from -22 to 122°F, PX3 Series offers durable solution for accurate system pressure monitoring. Sensors perform reliably in presence of electro-magnetic fields such as near wireless signals, RF communication, and electrical devices. Featuring pressure range of 15–667 psi and tight total error band of ±1.0% FS span, transducers are suited for compressors and rooftop chillers, refrigeration systems in grocery stores, and hydraulic oil pressure monitoring. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Explosionproof Pressure Switch comes in 316 stainless steel.

March 24, 2016

Approved for use in most NEC Class I and II hazardous locations, B-Series NEMA 7/9 explosionproof pressure switch can be fitted with various diaphragm materials, including Monel for NACE applications, or external diaphragm seal to resist caustic or corrosive media. Type 316 stainless steel enclosure suits demanding operating environments, including those subject to salt water spray, and carries IP66 rating. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Accurate 79 GHz Radar increases liquid level measurement accuracy.

March 16, 2016

With 79 GHz transmission frequency, Micropilot NMR81 produces sharply focused microwave beam angle of 3° or 4° that ensures safe and reliable measurements without any interfering signals even in narrow tanks with baffles and down to bottom of tall tanks. Measuring ranges reach up to 70 m, and instrument measures up to 30 m with accuracy to ±0.5 mm in custody transfer applications. Product is also equipped with gas-tight feed-through and fulfills all API and OIML requirements.
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Stainless Steel Pressure Sensors range from 1.5-100 psi.

March 9, 2016

Suited for hostile environments, SPM 401 Series features solid state design with 0.25% max linearity and 0.05% max hysteresis. Piezoresistive sensor chip is housed in fluid-filled cylindrical cavity and isolated from measured media by stainless steel diaphragm and body for corrosion resistance. Silicon pressure sensor is thermally compensated and has millivolt output of up to 180 mV at 1 mA supply current. Typical applications include process control systems, medical devices, and HVAC controls. Read More

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Vapor Pressure Tester combines versatility and portability.

March 9, 2016

Certified to work in cold as well as hot and damp climates, MINIVAP VP Vision has 0–2,000 kPa pressure range, with <0.2 kPa repeatability, that allows measurement of gasoline, jet fuel, crude oil, LPG, and solvents without attaching pressure regulator. Exact piston positioning and 2D-Correction™ (273 points) ensure accurate and precise results over full measuring range. Able to withstand vibrations and shocks from any direction, analyzer features app-like UI on 10 in. touchscreen. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

TE Connectivity Gains DNV GL Approval for Pressure Sensors Used in Marine/Offshore Applications

March 4, 2016

Mt. Olive, NJ, – TE Connectivity announces that several models of its pressure sensors have received DNV GL type approval to complement its established ABS certification in addressing marine and offshore applications. Proof of high quality and safety standards, DNV GL approval confirms that TE Connectivity pressure sensors are compliant to their manufacturing rules with suitable facilities... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TE Connectivity Gains DNV GL Approval for Pressure Sensors Used in Marine/Offshore Applications

March 2, 2016

TE Connectivity announces that several models of its pressure sensors have received DNV GL type approval to complement its established ABS certification in addressing marine and offshore applications. Proof of high quality and safety standards, DNV GL approval confirms that TE Connectivity pressure sensors are compliant to their manufacturing rules with suitable facilities for product... Read More