Pressure sensor family is modular for flexibility

PB Series from Baumer offers choices of sensor technology, output format, electrical connection, and more.
By Peter Welander December 15, 2009
Baumer PB series

Baumer PB series is highly modular

With its new PB series, Baumer has introduced a new pressure transmitter family based on a modular system which can be adjusted individually to customers’ needs. While there are many choices, the company says a common element is high accuracy of up to

Four different sensor technologies (capacitive ceramic, silicon piezo, thin film, and ceramic thick film) as well as a wide range of industrial process and electrical connections are available. The PB pressure transmitters offer high accuracy, even in demanding outdoor applications. Measuring cells exhibit excellent long-term stability and performance in terms of linearity and hysteresis.

Baumer says that with a robust stainless steel housing, these sensors are designed to resist shocks, vibrations, and overpressure in harsh environments. Ceramic or fully welded metal measuring cells guarantee a high resistance to corrosive chemicals or abrasive fluids. Options with ATEX or SIL2 approval allow installations in safety-critical and hazardous area applications.

Read Pressure Sensor Technologies in Control Engineering .

-Edited by Peter Welander, process industries editor, PWelander@cfemedia.com
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