Technical Blog Archive

Automotive Pressure Transducers

To be effective within automotive applications, pressure transducers must be highly accurate and reliable as they are exposed to harsh conditions in this demanding environment. Our pressure transducers are rugged and durable making them well suited to harsh applications.  Automotive...

Non-Contact Sensors

Sensors are all around us, we come into contact with them continuously throughout the day. There are many different types of technologies used in different sensors.  Some sensors are non-contact. This means that the sensor is using a technology that uses non-touching parts. This term...

Temperature Probe Uses

What is a Temperature Probe? A temperature probe is a type of temperature sensor. They are available in different designs, sizes and specifications to ensure they are well suited to a particular application. Our temperature probes are available as standard stock products or as custom...

What is a String Pot?

A string pot is a type of linear position sensor, they detect linear position and velocity using a flexible cable (string) and a spring-loaded spool.  How does a string pot work String pots consist of a measuring cable, a spool, a spring and a rotational sensor. The cable is wound...

Pressure Transducer Applications

In our time supplying pressure transducers we have come across many different applications - below we go on to discuss a few.  What is a Pressure Transducer?  A pressure transducer is a sensor which takes measurement and gives a real-time reading of pressure. This is different from...

Medical Sensors

Sensors and transducers are being used more frequently within the medical industry and have many different uses. They often play an important role in monitoring patients, treatment and for use within machines and devices.  Types of Medical Sensors  There are many different types of...