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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..
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) <1000 psi; ±0.15% FSO, 1000 psi 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 15 psi range, decreasing to 0.003% FSO/g for 1000 psi and above
Natural Frequency: 5 kHz for 15 psi, increasing logarithmically to 50 kHz for 5000 psi
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 15,000 psi, whichever is less, will not cause changes in performance beyond the specified tolerance
Burst Pressure: 3 times rated pressure or 20,000 psi, 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: MS33656-4 standard; MS33649-4, 1/4 NPT or 1/8 NPT also available
Mating Connector: PTS06A-10-6S (sold separately)
Weight: 200 g (7 oz) maximum
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