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    Pressure Sensors

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    MRA21 OEM Piezo-Resistive Pressure Sensor
    MRO21 MEMS-based Pressure Transducer for Harsh Environments
    MRL22 Submersible Level Transducer
    MRB20 General Purpose Piezoresistive Pressure Transmitter
    MRT22 High Pressure Strain Gauge Transducer
    MRT21 Strain Gauge Pressure Transducer
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    Digital Pressure Sensor

    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.

    • Sensing elements and OEMs
    • Pressure Transducer
    • Pressure Transmitter
    • Differential Pressure
    • Submersible Level Sensor
    • Flush type Diaphragm
    • Miniature
    • Digital
    • High Frequency
    • High Temperature
    • High Accuracy Sensors
    • Pressure-Temperature
    • Low Pressure Range
    • High Pressure Range

    Pressure sensing Technology: Ceramic, Piezoresistive (Silicon), Strain gauge, Capacitive

    Range: -1 to 0bar to 4,000bar

    Outputs: mV/V, mA, Volts DC, Digital, …


    There are various types of pressure sensors available, including: 

    • Strain gauge pressure sensors: Utilise the deformation of a strain gauge to measure pressure. 
    • Capacitive pressure sensors: Measure pressure changes by detecting the variation in capacitance. 
    • Piezoresistive pressure sensors: Utilise the change in resistance of a material under pressure to measure pressure. 
    • Digital pressure sensors: Provide a digital output, often in the form of a digital communication protocol. 

    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: 

    • Automotive industry: Monitoring tire pressure, engine oil pressure, and fuel pressure. 
    • Industrial manufacturing: Monitoring and controlling process pressure in machinery and pipelines. 
    • HVAC systems: Monitoring air and gas pressure in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. 
    • Medical devices: Monitoring blood pressure, respiratory pressure, and infusion pressure. 
    • Aerospace industry: Monitoring cabin, fuel, and hydraulic system pressure.

    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. 

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