The full line of PCB® of piezoelectric pressure sensors are used for a variety of dynamic pressure measurements.
The ability to measure small pressure fluctuations at high static pressure levels is a unique characteristic of piezoelectric pressure sensors. With ICP® amplified output, the sensors are well-suited for continuous operation in “dirty” environments, underwater, and in field test applications across long cables. Special low-noise cable and charge amplifiers are not required. These sensors are ideal for virtually all dynamic pressure applications where sensor temperatures range from -320 to +275 °F (-196 to +135 °C). For higher temperature applications, charge output sensors are available for use up to +750 °F (+399 °C).
Although piezoelectric pressure sensors are primarily recommended for dynamic pressure measurements, some quartz pressure sensors have long discharge time constants that extend low-frequency capability to permit static calibration and measurement of quasi-static pressures over a period of a few seconds.
Solid state construction of a piezoelectric pressure sensor allows for a wide linear measuring range such that PCB® confidently provides calibrations at 100% and 10% of full scale output for most models.
- Fast, micro-second response time
- Resonant frequency to ≥500 kHz
- Measure small pressure changes at high static pressure levels
- Rugged solid state construction
- Hydraulic & pneumatic systems
- Blast and ballistics
- Fluid borne noise
PCB Piezotronics is a designer, manufacturer, and global supplier of accelerometers, microphones, force, torque, load, strain, and pressure sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology. This instrumentation is used by design engineers and predictive maintenance professionals worldwide for test, measurement, monitoring, and control requirements in automotive, aerospace, industrial, R&D, military, educational, commercial, OEM applications, and more.
PCB Piezotronics offer unmatched customer service and a Lifetime Warranty on Platinum Products to deliver Total Customer Satisfaction.
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