5 Common Variables Affecting Pressure Sensor

Dealing with different variables, whether physical or environmental, is a normal part of any pressure instrumentation application. Decisions must be made regarding protection from outside environmental elements such as water, dust, extreme heat or cold. Though the list of different variables can be long and lengthy, ATO offers a brief overview of some of the …

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Automated Building Applications of Pressure Sensor

As urban population density increases, larger buildings are becoming increasingly commonplace, and controlling their internal environment accurately is a challenge for designers and operations staff alike. In addition, rising environmental concerns and tightening regulations have made minimizing resources used to heat and cool buildings a serious consideration. The business of building automation integrates heating, ventilation, …

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Industrial Applications of Pressure Sensor

Real-time sensor data is enabling factories to better understand their own processes and keep them running. And putting that data into the IIoT also helps optimize how raw materials are ordered, handled and consumed. Knowing what to reorder and when can keep continuous processes at high capacity. Smart manufacturing is changing the way we make, …

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Medical Applications of Pressure Sensor

Many medical devices now depend on accurate and stable pressure measurements in order tooperate reliably. What’s more, patient care is expanding beyond the hospital and the GP’s surgery and arriving in patients’ homes, in the form of home health monitoring. As a result, developing with pressure sensors has become an integral part of designing medical …

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Automotive Applications of Pressure Sensor

Driving would be an entirely different experience without all the pressure sensors used throughout the modern vehicle, helping to manage everything from braking to electric windows, exhaust emissions to power steering. In fact, most of the critical systems in a vehicle rely on pressure sensors to measure and monitor key parameters, which has become central …

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Base Material of Pressure Sensor

With the continuous promotion of pressure sensor research and application fields, the substrate materials of pressure sensors are also different. It is more common to select materials with specific properties for device manufacturing. Pressure sensor base material: The substrate material is the basis for the manufacture of pressure sensors. The choice of different substrate materials …

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Differences between Pressure Sensor, Transducer and Transmitter

Understanding the difference in what electronic pressure detectors referred to as sensors, transducers, or transmitters these three terms mean is important to ensure the chosen device is right for the end application. So how do you differentiate between them? Pressure sensor can be regarded as a generic description for any device that measures pressure and …

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What is Capacitive Pressure Sensor

Capacitive sensor use various types of capacitors as sensing elements to convert the measured physical quantity or mechanical quantity into a conversion device for capacitance change, which is actually a capacitor with variable parameters. A capacitive pressure sensor contains a capacitor with one rigid plate and one flexible membrane as electrodes. The area of these …

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