IPS pressure sensor

For harsh operating conditions

The IPS pressure sensor is used in applications where high demands are placed on the robustness and fluid compatibility of a sensor. Under harsh operating conditions, with rough handling and severe vibrations, the IPS proves to be a reliable solution, delivering precise and stable measurements over the entire life cycle.

Made of stainless steel, the pressure sensor elements and pressure connections are designed for absolute and relative pressures up to 600 bar and are ideally suited for use in oil, fuel, diesel, H2, CNG and LPG applications.

The flexible design of the sensor with numerous electrical connections and output signals also permits custom adaptation to the respective system.

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FIELDS OF APPLICATION
  • Mobile hydraulics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Alternative drives, especially H2, CNG and LPG applications
FEATURES

Robust design

  • High vibration resistance
  • Particularly suitable for harsh environmental conditions and rough handling

Use of materials with proven fluid compatibility

  • Very good fluid compatibility, especially suitable for H2, CNG and LPG applications
  • Approval according to corresponding ECE regulations possible
  • Reliable, stable measurements over the entire service life

Numerous options for connections and output signals available

  • Simple and flexible integration, even into existing systems
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Pressure ranges
Rated pressure 0.2–50 bar, absolute
0.2–600 bar, relative 1)
Pressure type Relative and absolute pressure
Overpressure 2x rated pressure
Bursting pressure 3x rated pressure
   
Electrical characteristics
Supply voltage 9–30 V
12–30 V
5±0.5 V
Feed current typ. 10 mA
Output signal 4–20 mA, 2-wire technology
0–5 V, 1–6 V, 0–10 V
0.5–4.5 V, ratiometric
Overvoltage protection 2) ± 30 V
Reverse-polarity resistance 2) ± 30 V
   
Mechanical characteristics
Measuring element Stainless steel
silicon with stainless-steel membrane and oil reservoir
Housing material Stainless steel
Pressure connection Wrench size 27, G1/4", M12×1.5
male thread 3)
Electrical connection Bosch compact plug, MQS plug, Packard plug, M12×1 plug 3)
Installation position Any
Weight approx. 85 g
   
Accuracy
Total error (default) 4)
± 1 % FS (0–90 °C)
± 2 % FS (-40–125 °C)
Total error (high accuracy) 4) ± 0.2 % FS
   
Environmental conditions
Rated temperature range -40–90 °C (125 °C)
Fluid temperature range -40–90 °C (125 °C)
Fluid compatibility Oils, fuel, diesel, H2, CNG, LPG
ESD (DIN EN 61000-4-2) 2) ± 8 kV to contacts
± 15 kV to housing
EMC (ISO 11452) 2) 250 V/m
200 mA (BCI)
 
1) –1 bar as initial value of relative pressure possible
2) Depending on the output signal and the application
3) Other pressure connections and electrical connections available on request
4) Includes repeatability, hysteresis, non-linearity (TBL), calibration and temperature effects; depending on the pressure and temperature range

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