Kistler Instruments Ltd. - PRODUCT NEWS
M5 SIZE PRESSURE SENSOR FOR HIGH SPEED ENGINE TESTING.
The Type 6052C high temperature pressure sensor from Kistler combines small, M5 size with rugged construction making it ideal for use on petrol or diesel multi-valve engines both in the test-cell and in-vehicle installation. The sensors may be specified with PiezoSmart automatic sensor identification to simplify installation, especially in multi-sensor applications.
Capable of operating at up to 400 deg C, the sensor is suitable for thermodynamic investigations up to the knock limit of the engine. The front seal design provides direct heat dissipation from the diaphragm to ensure optimal thermal conditions at the sensor element. In addition to the standard Type 6052C sensor, versions are available for use in heavy knock applications or at very high pressures and with additional damping for use where extremely high vibration levels are encountered, such as high performance, racing engines.
Kistler Instruments Limited
Established in Wintherthur (Switzerland) in 1957, Kistler is represented in over 50 countries and has subsidiaries in Germany, France, Italy, UK, Japan, USA, China, Korea and Singapore. With a staff of more than 800, the Kistler Group is one of the world's leading providers of dynamic measuring instrumentation. The Kistler Group achieved turnover of 160 million Swiss Francs in the 2005 financial year.
Kistler's core competence is the development, production and use of sensors for measuring pressure, force and acceleration. Kistler's know-how and electronic systems can be used to prepare measuring signals for use in analyzing physical processes, controlling and optimizing industrial processes, improving product quality in manufacturing and improving performance in sports and rehabilitation.
Kistler offers a comprehensive range of sensors and systems for engine development, automotive engineering, plastics and metal processing, installation technology and biomechanics.
Heavy investment in research and development, 15% of staff worldwide are engaged in research and development, has generated a number of innovations using piezoelectric, piezoresistive and capacitive techniques to provide solutions to numerous force, pressure and acceleration measuring problems. These innovations include the world's first commercial quartz sensor, two-wire constant current technology to integrate sensors with microelectronic circuitry, high-temperature pressure sensors for use up to 400 Deg C and three-component force measuring sensors.
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