Silicon-on-Sapphire (S.O.S) pressure sensing technology is integrated into a line of intrinsically safe transmitters like this.
All models are ATEX approved to EEXIA IIC T4 standards by SIRA. They accurately measure vibration, torque, force, or pressure in extreme temperatures over extended periods.
Primary S.O.S. sensor advantage over conventional silicon-based designs: Freedom from residual stresses caused during processing which can lead to reduced performance. Excellent elasticity of the sapphire is also an important transmitter benefit: Ability to bend the wafer and bring it back down to original position — repeatability — is said to be a highly advantageous sensor characteristic.
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ESI Technology Ltd., Sensor House,
Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP Wales, UK
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