What applications are suitable for capacitive pressure transducers?

November 14, 2012

Capacitive pressure transducers have earned a reputation for consistently high accuracy and unmatched long-term stability. These sensors find broad application in areas where characteristics rate from important to vital. A few of these include:

Setra Test & Measurement Applications, Engine TestingSetra Industrial Applications - Compressors, pumps, water treatmentSetra Refrigeration ApplicationSetra Semiconductor applicationSetra Energy Applications, Solar
Test & Measurement Industrial & Military
  • Turbo-jet/turbo-fan aircraft engine test stands
  • Wind tunnels
  • Dynamometers
  • Stack gas monitoring & analysis
  • Medical Devices 
  • Hydraulic and Pitot static aircraft test systems
  • Laser interferometers, porosimetry instruments, particle measuring systems, automated sorption analyzers, etc.
  • General R&D and Metrology Laboratories
  • High-speed compressors
  • Process control systems
  • Industrial refrigeration systems
  • Canning/bottling systems
  • Off-road vehicles
  • Dairies - breweries
  • Tank level measurement systems
  • Helicopter missile-launch control systems
  • Military surveillance equipment
  • Semiconductor processing equipment
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology processing
  • Natural gas lines
  • Off-shore drilling equipment
  • Freeze drying equipment
  • Renewable energy development - Solar
HVAC/R Building AutomationSetra medical & critical care applications, operating room & equipmentSetra Pharmaceutical Application - Test dropperSetra meteorology application, barometric
Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Barometric applications
  • HVAC and VAV control systems
  • Energy management systems
  • Clean room control
  • Filter condition monitoring
  • Fume hood control
  • Pump speed control
  • Hospital isolation wards
  • Remote land & sea weather stations
  • Airports as part of AWOS (Automated Weather Observing Systems) and ASOS (Automated Surface Observation Systems), for automatic barometric pressure reporting
  • Local weather stations
  • Transfer pressure standards
  • Altimeter recertification
For more information on the markets and applications that use capacitive pressure transducers, please contact us.

Topics: General Industrial OEM, Critical Environments, Process/Mfg Tank Level, HVAC/R OEM, Semiconductor, Water and Wastewater, Industrial Vacuum, Test and Measurement, Building Automation, Barometric, Medical, OHV, General Industrial, Alternative Fuels, Oil and Gas, HVAC/R