Epoxy compounds for pressure sensorsInnovative assembly, packaging, interconnection technologies employing Master Bond epoxy and silicone compounds have contributed to increased usage of pressure sensors in advanced applications. Select grades can play a significant role in accurately, reliably, rapidly measuring the pressure in liquids or gases and producing an electrical output signal. These compositions feature long term stability even when exposed to harsh environmental conditions such as:

  • Salt water
  • High pressure
  • Boiling heat
  • Freezing temperatures
  • Industrial acids
  • Dust/dirt
  • Space
  • Animal rodent tampering
  • Thermal cycling
  • Electromagnetic interference
  • Humidity
  • Strong vibration
  • Snow, ice, sleet
  • Thunderstorms
  • Immersion in chemical solutions
  • Hazardous locations

They are also capable of measuring indirectly for leak testing, fluid/gas flow, speed, water level and altitude.

Master Bond compounds can be utilized in the following types of pressure sensors:

  • Absolute
  • Gauge
  • Differential
  • Sealed
  • Vacuum

Numerous customized Master Bond formulations are designed to meet specific requirements for a wide range of end-use industries. These include:

  • Aerospace and defense
  • Healthcare and life sciences
  • Automotive
  • Technology
  • Hospital and portable ventilators’
  • HVAC equipment
  • Mining
  • Machine tool
  • Logistic automation
  • Test and measurement
  • Utility
  • Marine
  • Military electronics
  • Oil & gas
  • Energy conservation

Master Bond’s specialty bonding, sealing, and encapsulating compounds are designed to help many leading pressure sensor manufacturers to help construct smaller, thinner, lighter weight, more energy efficient, precise, efficient, superior performing devices. Many perplexing obstacles need to be overcome to achieve these objectives. They involve inductive, potentiometric, capacitive, thermal, optical, piezoresistive, strain gauge technology. Particularly noteworthy has been the proliferation in demand for microelectromechanical (MEMs) sensors and the future potential in nanoelectromechanical (NEMs) systems.

Master Bond built pressure sensors are used for electric cars, washing machines, air compressors, drones, refrigeration systems, automated safety systems, monitoring dangerous chemicals, enabling smart factories in industry 4.0. They are indispensable for diverse medical devices as listed below:

  • Anesthesia equipment
  • Breathalyzers
  • Drug dosing equipment
  • Diagnostic equipment
  • Medical ventilators
  • Respiratory equipment
  • Oxygen therapy systems
  • Sleep apnea
  • Spirometry devices
  • Hospital gas supply