Oil-pressure applications

The regulation of oil pressure in a transmission is critical for minimum fuel consumption with low stress on the mechanism. This is where our OPS, VSP and IPT pressure sensors come into play. The special feature of our sensors is that they are robustly designed to withstand the stresses of oil-pressure applications. Heavy-duty connectors (e. g., bayonet, HDSCS, DT04) and a special design for system integration with particularly high pressure peaks put the finishing touch on the application and fulfil all necessary safety requirements.

Sensor systems for Oil-pressure applications

OPS pressure sensor

For oil-pressure measurements in the transmission

Our OPS pressure sensor with functional safety according to ASIL B and SENT output signal measures safely, precisely and quickly. It regulates the oil pressure in transmissions of electric vehicles in order to optimise the utilisation of engine power and to achieve different degrees of hybridisation.

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VSP pressure sensor

For oil-pressure applications

As one of our smallest pressure sensors, the VSP is particularly impressive thanks to its robust and submersible design, which makes it a reliable partner for all oil-pressure applications in motor vehicles and commercial vehicles.

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IPS pressure sensor

For harsh operating conditions

The IPS pressure sensor is used in applications where high demands are placed on a sensor’s robustness and fluid compatibility. In situations involving harsh operating conditions, rough handling and severe vibrations, the IPS proves to be a reliable partner and provides precise and stable measurements over the entire life cycle.

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IPT pressure sensor

For air-pressure regulation

Featuring a robust design, our IPT pressure sensor is used in commercial vehicles, in electronic air-treatment systems with various uses or in power packs for optimised switching processes. It helps to reduce mechanical wear, thus cutting maintenance costs.

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Other applications

Hydrogen applications

Hydrogen propulsion is the future of environmentally friendly commercial vehicles and buses, because hydrogen serves as an energy source for internal-combustion engines or for fuel cells connected to electric drives.

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Air-conditioning systems

Our climate-pressure sensors are installed in air-conditioning systems for temperature regulation. Climate-control pressure transmitters (CCTs) have been specifically developed for measuring pressure in vehicle refrigerant lines. Thanks to a robust aluminium housing, these sensors offer a cost-effective solution for vehicle air-conditioning systems.

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Motorsport applications

Our intelligent sensor systems are also used in motorsports. Whether exposed to the pressure in the transmission or clutch, or to temperature in the tank – our sensors are robust, measure precisely and put the emphasis on performance!

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