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Transducers

Transducers
Transducers
Transducers are used to convert one form of energy into another.

There are two primary types of transducers: sensors and actuators. An electronic thermometer, for example, is a sensor that detects heat energy and reports temperature. A transducer is needed to convert the heat energy into an electrical signal that can be displayed on a gauge or meter. Actuators, on the other hand, receive an electrical input signal and perform a physical action. Transduction occurs when the signal is converted into a force.

Transducers are found in most automation, measurement and control applications. They are commonly used to report force, pressure, position or current values. They are also used to convert signals for measurement.

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  • Gauge, Absolute, Vacuum and Compound Pressure Models Available
  • Submersible, General Purpose and Wash Down Enclosures
  • High Stability Achieved by CVD Sensing Element
  • Millivolt, Voltage and Current Output Models
The 2200 series features stability and accuracy in a variety of enclosure options. The 2600 series extends the packaging options via an all welded stainless steel back end for demanding submersible and industrial applications. The 2200 and the 2600 feature proven CVD sensing technology, an ASIC (amplified units), and modular packaging to provide a sensor line that can easily accommodate specials while not sacrificing high performance.
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  • Operates Over a Wide Temperature Band
  • Compatible with a Variety of Gases and Liquids
  • Suitable for High Shock and Vibration Applications
The Model 209 pressure transducer is designed for Industrial and OEM customers who require high performance, reliability and versatility at an affordable price. It offers exceptional ±0.25% FS accuracy with pressure ranges from 1 PSI up to 10,000 PSI to meet a multitude of demanding applications. The 209 features all stainless steel wetted materials and offers many pressure and electrical connections to satisfy challenging installation requirements. The 209 features a patented overpressure stop to protect the sensor against unexpected spikes or in high pulsation applications.
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  • CVD Sensor Stability and High Sensitivity Allows Use of Thicker Diaphragm - 17-4 PH SS Sensor Beam Is Laser Welded for Distortion-Free Construction
  • ASIC Chip Is the Brains behind the Brawn - Programmability Provides Greater Linearity Correction than Common Thermal Compensation Methods
  • RFI/EMI & ESD Protection Circuit Meets and Exceeds Requirements for CE Marking - Protecting Against Noise, Voltage Spikes, and Static Discharge
  • Thicker Diaphragm for Handling Pulsating Pressures – All Stainless Steel Wetted Parts
  • Weldless Stainless Steel Case
The 1200 Series features stability and toughness via its CVD and ASIC design coupled with a thicker diaphragm. The thicker diaphragm enables these sensors to survive most pressure spikes caused by pump ripple, solenoid valves, etc. The 1600 Series extends the packaging options by providing an all welded stainless steel back end for demanding industrial applications. A modular design allows special ordering of fittings, electrical cables, etc. for OEM applications. The ASIC and CVD technology enables Gems to offer almost any output over any pressure range.
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  • Input and Relay Status Indication LEDs
  • Hysteresis and Offset Functions Available
  • Over-Speed, Under-Speed, and Zero-Speed Detection
  • Programmable Input Circuit Accepts Outputs from a Variety of Sensors
  • Simple On-Line Trip Frequency Setting (Using Actual Input Signal or Frequency Generator)
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  • Diffused Silicon Sensor for High Accuracy and Reliability
  • Built-in High Pressure Snubber (2000psi and Above)
  • General Purpose, Industrial Grade Transducer
  • Rugged Stainless Steel Construction
  • UL and cUL Approved
Barksdale's Series 420 and 422 Transducers are general purpose, industrial grade transducers, ideal for use in general industrial applications. Wetted parts are constructed of 17-4PH and 300 Series Stainless Steel, with NEMA 3 enclosures constructed of 304 Stainless Steel. These units use a stable, diffused silicon sensor that achieve .25% accuracy, have pressure ranges from 0-10,000 psi and are available with either 0 - 30 millivolt or 0 - 100 millivolt ratiometric output. High pressure snubbers are standard on units at 2,000 psi and above.
Barksdale's Series 423 and 426 Transducers and 425 Transmitters are general purpose, industrial grade transducers, ideal for use in general industrial applications when a robust transducer is required. Wetted parts are constructed of 17-4PH and 300 Series Stainless Steel, with NEMA 4 enclosures constructed of 304 Stainless Steel. These units feature a stable, diffused silicon sensor that achieves .25% accuracy, have pressure ranges from 0-10,000 psi and are available in 5V, 10V or 4-20MA outputs. High pressure snubbers are standard on units at 2,000 psi and above. Optional surge voltage protection to 6kV is available. A variety of process fittings and electrical connections are available to meet your needs.
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  • No Brazed Joints Susceptible to Corrosion Problems
  • Compatible with Wide Range of Gases & Liquids
  • Operates on Low Cost Unregulated DC Power
  • Suitable for High Shock & Vibration Applications
  • Rugged Design Survives Harsh Environments
  • Operates Over a Wide Temperature Band
  • No Seals or "O" Rings to Cause Leakage
  • Unparalleled Price/Performance
Setra Systems Model 209 pressure transducers have been designed specifically for industrial applications with demanding price and performance requirements. The 209 offers exceptional reliability in typical industrial grade environments. Standard features tailor the Model 209 for applications with more extreme environmental conditions or more stringent performance needs. The Model 209 offers unparalleled performance in a configurable transducer designed specifically for the budget conscious OEM. Setra's proven center mount electrode configuration is the heart of this simple, yet industrialized, design. A 17-4 PH stainless steel sensor and a rigid stainless steel electrode form the variable capacitor. Setra 209 transducers are packaged in rugged stainless steel/Valox housings, which are small and lightweight for optimum compatibility with system designs. As a totally self - contained electronic package, the 209 stainless steel capacitance sensing element, coupled with a high level output IC-based circuit, assures excellent accuracy and long term stability.
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  • 0–100 psi to 0-30,000 psi ranges (0-7 bar to 0-2,200 bar)
  • Broad Choice of Outputs
  • High Proof Pressures
  • RoHS Compliant
For OEMs that need consistent high levels of performance, reliability and stability the 3100 and 3200 Series sputtered thin film units offer unbeatable price performance ratio in a small package size. They feature all-stainless steel wetted parts, a broad selection of electrical and pressure connections, and wide choice of electrical outputs to allow stock configurations suitable for most applications without modification. At the heart of both these series is a sputter element that also provides exceptional temperature specifications. Plus, our manufacturing process for the 3100 and 3200 Series include the latest automated equipment, producing the most consistent and best price to performance sensor on the market today.
Additionally, 3200 Series transmitters feature thicker diaphragms and a pressure restrictor to withstand the rigors of cavitations or extreme pressure spikes, delivering years of reliable and stable performance in pulsating applications.
The compact construction of both these series makes them ideal for installation where space is at a premium - and they are fully RoHS compliant.
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  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Current and Voltage Outputs
  • Ceramic Sensor Technology
  • 0.5% Accuracy
  • Compact Size
Barksdale’s Series 600 is the ideal solution for applications that require a low cost, accurate, reliable transducer in a small package. Where long term stability is a requirement, the Series 600 transducer delivers. With a robust ceramic sensor that excels in rugged environments, the Series 600 offers high accuracy at 0.5% FSO and thermal stability within .06% over the entire operating range of -40 to 185° F. Wetted materials of 316 stainless steel, ceramic and Viton® make it ideal for use with aggressive media. The Series 600 family is rated NEMA 4X, UL approval pending, and is available in pressure ranges from 0-30 to 0-6000 psig and a variety of standard outputs: 4-20 mA, 0.5-5.5 VDC, 1-11 VDC and 0-10 VDC.
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