Pressure sensor in SO8 package

July 28, 2016 // By Peter Clarke
Silicon Microstructures Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) has launched the SM5G series of MEMS piezoresistive gauge pressure sensors.

The family provides long-time stable measurement of pressures between 5 and 80PSI. These devices have nonlinearity, pressure hysteresis and temperature hysteresis all below 0.2 percent full scale, and the sensor die has been qualified according to AECQ-100 Grade 0 requirements (-40 to 150°C).

This packaged, uncompensated, vertically ported sensor providing millivolt outputs is intended for high volume applications where cost is a critical factor, such as industrial and medical products.

It is designed to be surface-mounted on ceramic or PC board substrates by high-volume OEM manufacturers. It can be used to sense pressure in a manifold configuration with an O-ring seal. The SM5G Series is shipped in tape and reel.

Silicon Microstructures is a subsidiary of Elmos Semiconductor AG (Dortmund, Germany).

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www.si-micro.com

www.elmos.com

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