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Miniature Pressure Sensor Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of miniature pressure sensor manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top miniature pressure sensor manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any miniature pressure sensor company can design, engineer, and manufacture miniature pressure sensors to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach miniature pressure sensor companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of remote miniature pressure sensor, implantable miniature pressure sensor, micro miniature pressure sensing films.

  • Fremont, CA 510-274-1872

    Loadstar Sensors is a leading provider of sensors and sensor based solutions for a wide variety of applications. We offer capacitive and resistive load cells, torque sensors, displacement sensors, pressure sensors, level sensors, temperature sensors and other types of sensors with USB & wireless output for automotive, aerospace, medical device, industrial and consumer applications. Our sensor interface products enable users to communicate via USB, Bluetooth, WiFi, ZigBEE or other wireless protocols with PCs, Tablet or Smartphones.

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  • Newell, WV 800-727-5646

    For more than 100 years, Marsh Bellofram has been an industry-leading global manufacturer of high-performance OEM, industrial and process control instrumentation, including timers and counters, digital controllers and panel meters, RTD’s and thermocouples, pressure instruments and gauges, FRLs, cylinders, natural gas and propane pressure regulators, air pressure regulators and transducers, tank and liquid level measurement systems, pump and motor protection switches and alternating relays, as well as sensors, DC tachometers, encoders, industrial diaphragms, and specialty silicones.

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  • Amherst, NH 800-216-3636

    ControlAir is a worldwide leading manufacturer of precision pneumatic and electro pneumatic control products essential to automated industrial equipment, process control systems and instrumentation, laboratory research and analysis, energy management, fluid power, robotics, and valve automation applications. An ISO-9001:2015 registered quality system assures tightly controlled specifications and processes, resulting in dependable pneumatic controls.

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  • Danbury, CT 800-869-5747

    Since 1963, PMC has been recognized as a leader in innovative technical solutions for the design of transmitters and transducers for the measurement of pressure, level, vacuum and other measurands in niche applications. PMC was the first manufacturer to offer a flush-mounted transmitter with a patented design to provide a rugged and reliable design for the measurement of in-process pulp in the paper industry, waste water and other erstwhile difficult to measure fluid pressures and level.

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Gems – OEM Sub-miniature pressure switch offers best-in-class size-to-performance ratio (PS61P)

Gems Sensors & Controls (Gems) has announced the global market launch of its Model PS61P OEM sub-miniature pressure switch, offering reliable medium-to-high pressure monitoring within space-constrained applications. The design of the PS61P incorporates a hardened alloy steel piston actuator for expanded over-pressure performance. The low mass unit occupies a 24mm diameter hex footprint and measures less than two inches. The switch is designed to reliably monitor standard pressures from 510 to 4350 PSI (35 to 300 bar), with an enhanced burst pressure rating of 22,000 PSI (1517 bar). This... Read More

New Compact Stainless Steel Explosion-Proof Pressure Switch

The new Ashcroft® A-Series miniature pressure switch is now available in a SIL capable explosion- proof configuration for hazardous areas. With 316 stainless steel construction, an IP67 rated enclosure and an operating temperature range from -40°C to 89°C (-40°F to 192°F), the rugged dual-seal rated A-Series explosion-proof pressure switch stands up to the most extreme environmental conditions. Agency approvals and certifications include FM, UL, ATEX, IECEx, CSA, CRN, CE, RoHS as well as SIL 3 capability. Pressure ranges from vacuum through 7500 psi are offered along with a broad selection... Read More

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Miniature Pressure Sensors

Miniature pressure sensors are designed to unobtrusively measure the pressure of gases or liquids and then display the results in an understandable way. These sensors are very small and are designed for use in critical medical or biological applications, where the sensing instruments should provide a very low intrusion volume.

Miniature pressure sensors are composed of transducers, which are similar devices. Transducers convert one kind of energy into another kind; sensors, however, convert energy specifically to provide a readable measurement. Pressure sensors are classified according to the range of pressure they measure, the operating temperature range and the type of pressure they evaluate. There are five main categories of pressure sensors: absolute, differential, gauge, vacuum and sealed pressure sensors. Practically any of these can be miniaturized. A typical pressure sensor is about a cubic inch in size, but miniature sensors can be a fraction of that size. They are usually comprised of at least two wires or probes attached to a round sensor. Usually ceramic, copper or metal components are used. Miniature pressure sensors are capable of accurately monitoring the pressure of fluid and can provide a cheaper alternative to flow sensors. They are used in weather instruments, aircraft and automobiles and can also monitor the engines in many different kinds of machinery.


Pressure sensors
use a variety of techniques to take measurements. In general, however, pressure sensors turn the physical force being exerted on them into a reading that can be represented by a gauge, dial or display. Air and atmospheric pressure sensors use a silicon diaphragm that bends depending on how much force is exerted on it. A charge running through it communicates to the sensor the corresponding pressure and the sensor displays it. Advancements in technology and materials have enabled sensors to become smaller and more accurate. Integrated circuits in particular make miniature pressure sensors possible because they can be very small while still retaining all the necessary components. Pressure sensors can benefit from the use of calibrators and regulators. Pressure calibrators are devices that measure the pressure and then compare that to what the pressure sensor reads. They help maintain accuracy, which is important for many pressure systems. Sensors are able to detect and report pressures with a margin of error less than one percent. Pressure regulators monitor and control the actual flow of pressure and are often found directly on a nozzle or valve. As a safety and loss management precaution, regulators and sensors can be programmed to alert operators if the system's pressure is too high or too low.



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