OMEGA’s PXM5500 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 FS 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 PXM5500 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 in a performance possible. The strain gauges 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 gauges ensures virtually no shifting, drifting, or creep in the performance of the transducer. The micro-geometry design of the PXM5500 sensing element results very small, low mass sensor that reduces effects of mechanical vibration and shock. The PXM5500 gives you the accuracy, reliability, and stability at competitive prices.
The PXM5500 is also available in standard/Imperial configurations, with MS33656-4, MS33649-4, 1/4 NPT or 1/8 NPT ports, and models from 0-15 to 0-10,000 psi pressure ranges. Please see the PX5500 for complete details, or contact our Pressure department for more information..
Excitation: 10 Vdc
Output FSO: 30 mV typ, 26 mV min
Input Resistance: 2500 Ω typical, 800 Ω min, 3000 Ω max.; For 350 Ω bridge models see Custom Configurations.
Output Resistance: 2500 Ω typical, 800 Ω minimum, 3300 Ω maximum
Insulation Resistance: 500 MΩ @ 45 Vdc over the compensated range
Sensing Element: 4-active-arm bridge using sputter-deposited thin-film elements
Accuracy: Combined linearity, hysteresis and nonrepeatability: ±0.10% FSO (BFSL) <70 bar; ±0.15% FSO, 70 bar and above
Calibration Stability: ±0.1% for 18 months
Vibration Sensitivity: At 35 g peak sinusoidal vibration from 10 Hz to 2000 Hz (1/2' D.A.), the output shall not exceed 0.04% FSO/g for 1 bar range, decreasing to 0.003% FSO/g for 70 bar and above
Natural Frequency: 5 kHz for 15 psi, increasing logarithmically to 50 kHz for 300 bar
Shock: Qualification level of 100 g, 11 ms half sine wave without damage
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD): Protected to 15 kV
Operating Temp Range: -54 to 150°C (-65 to 300°F)
Compensated Temp Range: -18 to 82°C (0 to 180°F)
Span: ±0.0025% FSO/°F
Zero: ±0.0025% FSO/°F
Proof Pressure: 2 times rated pressure or 1,000 bar, whichever is less, will not cause changes in performance beyond the specified tolerance
Burst Pressure: 3 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 SS
Electrical Connection: PTIH-10-6P standard; see custom configurations
Pressure Port: G1/4 or G1/8, male or female
Mating Connector: PTS06A-10-6S (sold separately)
Weight: 200 g (7 oz) maximum
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