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Automotive Pressure Sensors


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Automotive Microfused Silicon Strain Gage (MSG)
Hermetic Pressure Sensing

MSG sensors provide Pressure and Temperature output signals to the application’s ECU that is used to control various systems. The output is an analog or digital signal that reflects the pressure and temperature of the medium being measured in the application.

Automotive MSG

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  • Robust port design: Hermetic and high pressure transient withstand
  • Hermetic electronics cavity capability
  • Temperature signal integral to sense element technology
  • High accuracy, low weight, small size
  • Wide Pressure Capability: 20 – 3500+ bar
  • Wide Temperature Withstand: -40°C to 140°C
  • Flexible design to meet application needs:
    • Port interfaces
    • Connector configurations
    • ASICs
  • Outputs Formats:
    • Analog or Digital output protocols
    • Single or Dual pressure output
    • Temperature signal available
  • Diagnostics: High degree of fault observability
    • OBDII compliance
  • Manufacturing scale: > 50+Mu per year
Automotive MSG

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NEW! eXtra-small Form Factor
Sensata's smallest MSG technology to-date

  • Weight: less than 5 grams
  • Diameter: less than 7.8mm
  • Height: less than 30mm
  • Benefits:
    • High-fault-detectability to meet technical safety requirements associated with ISO26262
    • Modular port design
    • Enables system level miniaturization
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