Tactile Pressure Sensors for Use at Temperatures up to 200 Degrees C (400 Degrees F) Now Available from Tekscan

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Tekscan, Inc, a leading manufacturer of thin-film pressure and force sensors and pressure measurement systems, announces high temperature, tactile pressure sensors for use in environments up to 200 °Celsius (400 °Fahrenheit).

Tekscan, Inc, a leading manufacturer of thin-film pressure and force sensors and pressure measurement systems, announces high temperature, tactile pressure sensors for use in environments up to 200 °Celsius (400 °Fahrenheit).

These ultra-thin (0.2 mm, 0.008 in), high temperature, matrix based, pressure sensors are ideal tools for making non-intrusive pressure measurements between mating surfaces. Such measurements are extremely important in a variety of applications, including web handling and converting, print rollers and nips, packaging, heat sealing, laminating, and injection molding.

The pressure sensors and systems can be used to:

  • Measure pressure distribution between any two mating or contacting surfaces,
  • Identify peak pressure hot spots and low pressure gaps,
  • Record pressure distribution and force changes over time

When used with the I-Scan® pressure measurement system, data derived from these sensors can be used to reduce machine set-up time, improve trouble shooting, conduct quality control inspections on machinery and parts, assist in product design and validation, and general testing.

Click here to view the complete high-temperature pressure sensor specifications.

About Tekscan: Tekscan is a leading manufacturer of ultra-thin sensors and tactile pressure and force measurement systems. Sensors and systems serve a variety of applications in the test & measurement, research & development, industrial, medical, and dental fields. Products range from single point force sensors to complete measurement systems with over 100,000 sensing points.

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Laureane DeMoura
Tekscan, Inc.
617-464-4500 ext. 225
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