Application Notes

Up to 1,500 Sensata Devices in One Airliner

Airframe manufacturers and their suppliers focus on providing a safe, comfortable, and affordable travel experience to customers. Sensata's precision sensors and controls assist with this mission as a key component in dozens of aircraft systems, including:

  • Engine and power systems
  • Cockpit and flight control systems
  • Landing gear feedback and door position sensors
  • Auxiliary systems: air data, hydraulics, cargo systems
  • Environmental controls
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Flight Spoiler Control Lever


  • Small envelope, minimum weight
  • Extensive qualification and endurance testing
  • LED illuminated panel (LRU)
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Narrow Differential Thermostat

M2 Series
Ice Detection

  • Low profile and welded for tamper-proofing
  • Highly precise temperature accuracy
  • Long life reliability
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Tiny StatTM

3BT & 4BT Series
Tiny StatTM Thermostats

  • Smallest envelope size ever developed
  • Lightest construction available
  • Extremely fast response for early warnings
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Hermetic Thermostat

11041 (M1) Series
Air Data Sensor

  • High shock and vibration resistance
  • Qualified to NASA S-311-P641/05
  • Various mounting configurations

Developing the Future of Electric Vehicle Technology

Sensata is currently developing a range of flexible devices to support mission-critical systems for safer, more efficient electric vehicles. Our product assembly and calibration processes are geared for high volume production, with a global manufacturing footprint to mitigate supply chain risks.

  • Precision motor sensors for efficient performance
  • Low cost battery current and pressure management
  • High capacity electrical sensors and fuses
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Thermal Management Pressure & Temperature Sensors

Thermal Management Pressure

  • Enables right-sizing of electric motors
  • Controls electronic expansion valves
  • Allows feedback to control A/C compressor
  • Enables future thermal management strategies
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Direct Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Direct Tire Pressure
Monitoring System

  • Real-time tire pressure information
  • Flexibility across vehicle variations
  • Supports multiple vehicle systems
  • Meets all global TPMS regulations
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E Motor Rotary Position Sensors

E Motor Rotary Position

  • Cost-effective design
  • Immune to magnetic stray fields
  • Lightweight and compact size
  • Absolute position detection
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Battery Gas Sensors (In Development)

Battery Gas

  • Detects VOC before thermal runaway
  • Allows compliance to GTR EVS Ed.2
  • Low power consumption
  • Excellent reproducibility

Smart Solutions for Material Handling

Lift Trucks

Sensata designs and manufactures advanced operator controls and integrated systems with embedded diagnostics in lift trucks and mobile elevated work platforms. There are up to 35 Sensata devices in a single vehicle.

  • Meet strict product safety standards
  • Simplify operation
  • Increase reliability
  • Improve efficiency
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Operator Control Joystick

AJ4 Joystick
Operation Control

  • Simplifies operation
  • Increases reliability
  • Improves efficiency
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Rotary Position Sensor Tire Angle

9960 Series
Hall Effect Sensor

  • Steering and pedal position
  • Highly reliable for rugged usage
  • 360-degree turn capability
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Pressure Sensor Low Pressure Hydrogen

2HMP Series
Pressure Sensor

  • Best-in-class accuracy
  • Top EMC/ESD performance
  • Protected against electrical shock

Enabling Crucial Medical Devices

Medical Ventilators

Sensata's devices are used in a variety of medical devices including medical ventilators, which are designed to meet the ultra-small size and precise specifications required for life-critical medical applications.

  • Best in-class reliability
  • Meet strict product safety standards
  • Application specific designs

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Pressure Sensor

Pressure Sensor

  • Small size
  • Temperature compensated
  • Linear amplified output
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Pressure Sensor

Low Range Differential Pressure

  • Rugged PCB mount package
  • EMI/RFI & ESD protected
  • Superior output signal stability
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Pressure Sensor

Pressure Sensor

  • Operational down to 0-1" water
  • Digital Output
  • EMI/RFI & ESD protected

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