OMEGA’s PX5500 Transducer Series provides high performance in demanding industrial and research applications where accuracy, reliability, and price are important. This transducer has a 10 year MTBF rate and is stable to 0.1% of FSO over an 18 month period. This translates into less down time, fewer test reruns, more time between calibrations, and high confidence in your pressure data. When recalibration is impossible, relying on the high stability of the PX5500 Series transducer may be the only cost-effective way to obtain pressure data over the long term.
OMEGA’s thin film technology makes this premium performance possible. The strain gages and associated structures are sputter-deposited directly onto the pressure sensing element thus eliminating the need for adhesives. The resulting molecular bond between the sensing element and the strain gages ensures virtually no shifting, drifting, or 'creep' in the performance of the transducer.
The micro-geometry design of the PX5500 sensing element results in a very small, low mass sensor that reduces effects of mechanical vibration and shock. The PX5500 gives you the accuracy, reliability, and stability at competitive prices.
The PX5500 is also available in metric configurations, with G1/4 or G1/8 ports, and models from 0-1 to 0-600 bar pressure ranges. Please see the PXM5500 for complete details, or contact our Pressure department for more information..
SPECIFICATIONS Excitation: 10 to 40 Vdc unregulated Reverse Polarity Protected Output (FS): 4 to 20mA ±2mA adj Zero Balance: 4mA ±0.4mA adj Input Current: 20mA max. with no load Load Impedance: 50 (V - 10) Ωmax where V is supply voltage (40Vdc max) Insulation Resistance: 100 MΩ 45 Vdc between all pins shorted together and case Electrostatic Discharge: Protected to 15kV max Sensing Element: 4 active-arm bridge using sputter-deposited thin-film elements Accuracy (Combined Linearity, Hysteresis and Repeatability): <70 bar: ±0.10% FS (BFSL) ≥70 bar: ±0.15% FS Vibration Sensitivity: At 20g peak sinusoidal vibration from 10 Hz to 2000 Hz (1/2' D.A.), the output shall not exceed 0.04% FS/g for 1 bar range, decreasing to 0.003% FS/g for 70 bar and above Natural Frequency: 5 kHz for 1 bar, increasing logarithmically to 50 kHz for 300 bar Shock: Qualification level of 100g, 11 milliseconds half sine wave without damage Operating Temp Range: -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F) Compensated Temp Range: -18 to +82°C (0 to 180°F) Thermal Effects (Over the compensated range): Span: ±0.036% FS/°C Zero: ±0.036% FS/°C Proof Pressure: 2.0 times rated pressure or 1,000 bar, whichever is less, will not cause changes in performance beyond the specified tolerance Burst Pressure: 3.0 times rated pressure or 1,300 bar whichever is less, will not cause rupture of the pressure containment cavity Wetted Parts: 17-4 PH or 15-5 PH Stainless Steel Electrical Connection: Style '0' = 0.6 m (2 ft) Cable Style '1' = PTIH-10-6P twist-lock connector Style '6' = mini DIN connector See Custom Configurations Pressure Port: Style 'A' = 1/8 NPT male Style 'B' = 1/8 NPT female Style 'C' = 1/4 NPT male Style 'D' = 1/4 NPT female Style 'L' = MS33656-4 Style 'M' = MS33649-4 See Custom Configurations Mating Connector: Style 1 PTS06A-10-6S, sold separately Style 6: Included Weight: 225 g (8 oz) maximum
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