Available in pressure ratings up to 60,000 PSIG (4,000 Bar), the AST47HP Series of pressure sensors addresses the growing need for pressure sensors with higher pressure ratings. The pressure sensors are suitable for operation in diesel fuel rails, high-pressure wells, hydraulics, injection-molding equipment, water jets, down-hole instrumentation and more. They incorporate a one-piece, stainless-steel sensing element that is free of silicone oil, welds or O-rings, eliminating contamination. With the company’s Krystal bond technology, the sensing element offers a thick diaphragm that eliminates long-term drift. The stainless-steel housing is welded to the sensing element for optimum protection of the sensor's electronics. Units are rated for over 100 million pressure cycles and have 100V/m of EMI/RFI to protect against electrical noise.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey