The competitively priced, high quality AST4710 pressure sensor is an all stainless steel, media isolated, absolute pressure sensor intended for use in the measurement of gases and liquids compatible with stainless steel. Pressure sensors from the AST4710 Series are suitable for test stands, autoclaves, data loggers, and pressure instrumentation.
AST4710 pressure sensors and transducers have been designed specifically for applications with demanding price and performance requirements. Available in millivolt and high level outputs, AST4710 sensors and transducers offer measurements in absolute pressure covering ranges up to 300 PSIA.
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The Background: Our customer manufactures food packaging equipment and is looking for an accurate pressure sensor to dispense gas blends used to promote freshness into the food’s packaging
The Problem: The freshness of packaged foods depends greatly on how they are packaged, especially the quality of the carefully controlled environment within the packaging. In order to create optimal environmental conditions a custom blend of oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide is used. Each food type has its own optimal gas blend for packaging. The dispensing of the gas blend into each package is done by volumetric control with pressure sensors used to ensure each package receives enough of the gas blend to create positive pressure within the bag to eliminate seepage.
The Solution: We recommended the AST4710 pressure sensor which provides the accuracy needed along with the perfect form-factor for this application.
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