MeasureX has designed and developed a wide range of pressure sensors, transducers and transmitters to cover many different applications. MeasureX will be pleased to customise to suit OEM applications and to meet a target price. MeasureX pressure transducers find application in Hydraulics, Pneumatic Presses, Pressing machine Application, Automation Control, Tank Dispensing, Silo level, Closed Loop Feedback, Assembly line among others.
Pressure sensing Technology: Ceramic, Piezoresistive (Silicon), Strain gauge, Capacitive
Range: -1 to 0bar to 4,000bar
Outputs: mV/V, mA, Volts DC, Digital, …
A pressure sensor is a device used to measure and monitor the pressure of fluids or gases. It detects changes in pressure and converts them into an electrical signal that various systems can interpret and utilise. Pressure sensors are also widely used in industries across Australia, such as automotive, manufacturing, aerospace, and healthcare, to ensure proper functioning and safety.
There are various types of pressure sensors available, including:
Pressure sensors work based on different principles. For example, a strain gauge pressure sensor contains a thin metal diaphragm that deforms under applied pressure, causing a change in resistance. This change is then measured and converted into an electrical signal. Similarly, capacitive low cost pressure sensors measure changes in capacitance caused by pressure-induced deflection. Piezoresistive pressure sensors use the piezoresistive effect, where the resistance of certain materials changes when subjected to pressure.
Oil pressure is crucial for the proper functioning and lubrication of an engine. An oil pressure sensor monitors the oil pressure. It alerts the driver or engine control system if the pressure falls below the recommended level. Maintaining proper oil pressure ensures sufficient lubrication of engine components, reduces friction and wear, and prevents engine damage due to insufficient lubrication. It also helps in cooling critical engine parts, such as bearings and pistons. It ensures optimal performance and longevity of the engine.
Pressure sensors have various applications in Australia, including:
A faulty oil pressure sensor can potentially cause engine damage if it fails to detect low oil pressure accurately. Insufficient oil pressure can lead to inadequate lubrication, increasing friction, heat, and wear on engine components. Over time, this can cause damage to bearings, camshafts, crankshafts, and other vital engine parts. It is essential to promptly address any oil pressure sensor issues promptly to prevent potential engine damage. Regular maintenance and monitoring of oil pressure, along with the proper functioning of the oil pressure sensor, are crucial for the longevity and performance of the engine.