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Pressure transmitters

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Pressure transmitters:

Pressure Transmitters for Mobile Equipment

Pressure Transmitters for Mobile Equipment

Turck: In order to provide solutions for use in mobile equipment, Turck is expanding its portfolio of pressure sensors with the introduction of PT1100/2100 pressure transmitters. This includes mining, forestry, agricultural and building machinery....

2019-03-13
Railway Pressure Transmitter/-switch NAR 8258

Railway Pressure Transmitter/-switch NAR 8258

Trafag: The pressure transmitter NAR 8258 with increased accuracy of 0.3 % was specifically designed for railway vehicles (EN 50155) and has a long-term stable thin-film-on-steel sensor cell. The wide temperature range from -40°C to +125°C...

2018-08-02
Installation of pressure sensors: The medium is decisive to positioning

Installation of pressure sensors: The medium ...

STS AG: Ideally, pressure transmitters are installed directly within the process to be monitored. If this is not possible, the process medium to be monitored will then decide upon the positioning of those sensors. There are various reasons why...

2018-06-05
Common errors in pressure measurement and how to correct them

Common errors in pressure measurement and ...

STS AG: Uncertain output signals, zero offsets or even the complete failure of the measuring instrument are symptoms that can quickly strain the nerves of users. The good news is that when the cause is correctly identified, these errors can often...

2018-06-01
Mechanical simulation prior to demanding pressure measurement projects

Mechanical simulation prior to demanding ...

STS AG: Engineering methods and modern technologies enable manufacturers to design pressure transmitters to meet practical requirements. This is especially essential for demanding applications. The general conditions for the development of...

2018-05-30
Position can influence the accuracy of pressure transmitters

Position can influence the accuracy of pressure

STS AG: The accuracy of a pressure measurement can definitely be influenced by the position of the pressure transmitter. Particular attention to this should be paid in the low-pressure range. When it comes to position dependence, inaccuracies can...

2018-05-30
Strain gauges in pressure measurement technology

Strain gauges in pressure measurement technology

STS AG: Strain gauges are measuring devices that change their electrical resistance through mechanical deformation. They are used in a variety of measuring instruments, which, besides scales and load cells, also includes pressure...

2018-03-16
Railway Pressure Transmitter/-switch NAR 8258

Railway Pressure Transmitter/-switch NAR 8258

Trafag: The new NAR 8258 pressure transmitter/switch is the successor of the well-proven NAH 8253 with railway option. In addition, the NAR 8258 includes a pressure switch option. Based on the robust, reliable and successfully introduced NAH 8254...

2018-02-01
Hydrostatic filling level measurement made easy

Hydrostatic filling level measurement made easy

LABOM: The majority of hydrostatic filling level measuring devices on the market consist of pressure transmitters with “flange-mounted” filling level functionality, offering minimal convenience in terms of parametrisation, tank shape...

2018-01-16
Pressure peaks in hydraulic systems: A risk to sensors and other equipment

Pressure peaks in hydraulic systems: A risk ...

STS AG: Pressure peaks occur in virtually all gas and liquid-filled pipelines. Those pressures arising in just a few milliseconds can exceed the overload pressure of the pressure transducers employed and also destroy them.

2017-09-25
Vibrations: The pressure sensor is also affected

Vibrations: The pressure sensor is also affected

STS AG: In virtually all applications where compressors, turbines and motors come into play, vibrations are to be found, which also affect measurement sensors. Without appropriate precautions, this can impair the functionality of the pressure...

2017-09-22
Temperature compensation: The key to precision

Temperature compensation: The key to precision

STS AG: When selecting the right pressure transducer, knowledge of the temperatures that may arise is of the utmost importance. If the measurement technology used is not adequately temperature-compensated, serious inaccuracies and other risks will...

2017-09-21
Total error or accuracy?

Total error or accuracy?

STS AG: The topic of precision is often the main consideration for end users when purchasing a pressure transmitter. A variety of terminology relevant to accuracy is involved, which we have previously explained here. Accuracy, however, is only a...

2017-09-20
Characteristic curve, hysteresis, measurement error: Terminology in pressure measurement technology

Characteristic curve, hysteresis, measurement ..

STS AG: The first data sources for users of pressure measurement technology are often the data sheets supplied by the manufacturers. Of particular interest here is usually the accuracy data. In this context, a large number of terms appear whose...

2017-07-18
How to select the right pressure sensor?

How to select the right pressure sensor?

STS AG: Extensive testing is essential in the development of new technology. To achieve reliable results, measurement instruments are required which precisely meet the requirements. We show you which factors play a role here. Pressure range:...

2017-07-17
Integration of piezoresistive measuring cells into existing applications

Integration of piezoresistive measuring cells ..

STS AG: The core element of every pressure transmitter is the pressure measurement cell. With piezoresistive pressure transmitters, this equates essentially to the Wheatstone bridge measuring arrangement. The primary pressure measurement takes...

2017-07-13
Pressure Transmitter DTM.OCS.S: Accurate measurement under hot and cold conditions

Pressure Transmitter DTM.OCS.S: Accurate ...

STS AG: This precision instrument from STS Sensortechnik offers users a wide range of applications - including versions for gaseous and liquid media. In machinery and auto manufacturing, among other industries, the respective given pressure is a...

2017-07-12
ATM.mini pressure transmitter: highest precision, smallest possible design

ATM.mini pressure transmitter: highest ...

STS AG: The new precision pressure transmitter by STS packs state-of-the-art technology in a durable miniature package and is particularly suitable for demanding measurement tasks in test and measurement applications. Developers in the automotive,...

2017-07-10
Application Note: ADZ SMD series differential pressure transmitter for very long railway train braking applications

Application Note: ADZ SMD series differential ..

Variohm EuroSensor: ADZ NAGANO GmbH develops and manufactures pressure sensors and transmitters that meet the highest industrial requirements for standard and specialist applications ranging from mobile machinery to aerospace...

2017-06-21
KELLER unplugged Series 21 D RFID and 21 DC RFID

KELLER unplugged Series 21 D RFID and 21 DC RFID

Keller AG: As one of the first manufacturers anywhere in the world to recognise the potential offered by combining near-field communication with industrial pressure transmitters, KELLER AG für Druckmesstechnik has now launched two new series:...

2017-06-12
UPT-2x process transmitter receives the iF design award

UPT-2x process transmitter receives the iF ...

WIKA: The UPT-2x process transmitter from WIKA has won the iF design award 2017. With this, the jury for the internationally renowned design prize paid tribute to both the functional and visual design of the measuring instrument as innovative.

2017-03-08
New electronic Dual Pressure Switches with display DPx 838x – configurable by means of NFC Smartphone App

New electronic Dual Pressure Switches with ...

Trafag: The new electronic pressure switches with display, DPC 8380 and DPS 8381, are an ideal combination of pressure switch and transmitter with a pressure display. The parameterisation like switch points, output functions, switching delay times...

2016-11-15
Pressure Transmitters 720G for High Pressure Applications

Pressure Transmitters 720G for High Pressure ...

BCM Sensor has developed the 720G pressure transmitters for very high pressure applications. This model is based on our mono-block pressure sensor, 500G, which is manufactured from one piece of stainless steel, to realize highly robust...

2016-09-02
A-10 pressure transmitter available with mbar ranges

A-10 pressure transmitter available with mbar ..

WIKA: The A-10 pressure transmitter from WIKA is now also available with the smallest of pressure ranges from 0 … 50 mbar to 0 … 600 mbar. The wetted parts in this variant are all welded and from stainless steel. The new mbar...

2016-07-06
Hygienic stainless steel case for the UPT-21 universal transmitter

Hygienic stainless steel case for the UPT-21 ...

WIKA: has extended the application spectrum of the UPT-21 universal process transmitter. The pressure measuring instrument is now also available with a robust and simultaneously hygienic stainless steel case, with an electropolished surface as an...

2016-04-13
Pressure Transmitters for Any Application

Pressure Transmitters for Any Application

Turck has strengthened its claim to be a full range supplier of fluid sensor technology with an extended offering of pressure transmitters: The compact PT series were developed to meet the demanding pressure measuring requirements not only in the...

2016-03-28
Trafag’s new Marine Pressure Transmitter ECTN 8477 is available

Trafag’s new Marine Pressure Transmitter ECTN ..

Trafag: The Marine Pressure Transmitter ECTN 8477 with thick-film-on-ceramic sensor bases on the technology of the ECTfamily which has proven its reliability in thousands of demanding industrial applications. The Marine Pressure Transmitter ECTN...

2016-03-14
Defective pressure transmitters time and again due to pressure peaks?

Defective pressure transmitters time and ...

Trafag: A common problem affecting applications with water or oil are brief pressure peaks, which are so high that they damage the measuring cell of pressure transmitters. Even if the system is carefully designed, it is possible that a pressure...

2016-03-11
Intrinsically safe pressure and level switching and sensing components

Intrinsically safe pressure and level switching

Variohm EuroSensor: With new Ex-approved pressure switches, level sensors and pressure transmitters from the German sensor manufacturer ADZ NAGANO, Variohm EuroSensor has extended its range of intrinsically-safe sensing and...

2016-02-15
New Trafag Submersible Pressure Transmitter ECL 8439 is available

New Trafag Submersible Pressure Transmitter ECL

Trafag: The new ECL 8439 submersible pressure transmitter is the ideal choice for reliable and cost-effective level measurement in applications with drinking water, grey water and sewage water, oils and fuels, seawater and many more. The robust...

2016-02-01
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