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Stellar Technology will be at the SPE Offshore Europe from September 8-11th

Stellar Technology will exhibit its sensor products at SPE Offshore Europe 2015.  The exhibition will be September 8th through September 11th in Aberdeen UK.  Click HERE  to learn more about SPE Offshore Europe.

Visit Stellar Technology in Stand 1G72 to view and learn about our sensor products including:

  • Subsea Wellbore Sensors
  • Hammer Union Pressure Transducers and Transmitters
  • Differential Pressure Transducers
  • Intrinsically Safe Coiled Tubing Load Cells
  • Pump Off Control Polished Rod-End Load Cells
  • Nitrogen Pumping Pressure Transmitters
  • Additional Sensors for Measuring Pressure, Temperature, Load, and Displacement Subsea, Surface, and On-Shore.

Our exhibition team looks forward to discussing oil and gas applications at the SPE Offshore Europe.

The Reliable Aerospace Pressure Transducers You Need

Stellar Technology aerospace pressure transducers are reliable and rugged pressure sensors with high-level analog and/or digital outputs.

These transducers serve a variety of functions, such as:

  • Dynamic and static pressure measurements requiring a high-frequency response, meeting the environmental demands of orbital space flight
  • Rocket engine testing & jet engine testing

The variety of aerospace pressure sensors from Stellar Technology includes:

  • Replaceable diaphragm pressure transducers and transmitters
  • Space-rated pressure transducers and transmitters
  • Cleanable pressure cavity pressure transducers

These compact aerospace pressure sensors combine rugged construction with a unique isolation diaphragm designed to provide highly accurate dynamic and static pressure measurements.

Custom-Designed Aerospace Pressure Transducers

Our engineers continue to innovate in response to the ever-evolving demands of the aerospace industry. That means customers can customize a variety of features in our transducers, including:

  • Psi ranges
  • Pressure references
  • Accuracy
  • CTR
  • Numerous voltage outputs
  • Digital outputs (RS232, RS485, CANbus)

No matter the application, Stellar Technology has the capability to design and engineer custom transducers, which truly sets us apart from the competition and ensures that we can solve your company’s unique challenges.

What Can Stellar Technology Bring to Your Company?

From unparalleled sales team experience to in-house manufacturing that guarantees maximum quality and efficiency, Stellar Technology brings high-quality services to its clients every step of the way.

And in addition to our innovative manufacturing capabilities, we also lend our experience and knowledge to customers through lasting on-site support and consulting.

Trust Stellar Technology to design and manufacture the ideal pressure transducer for your aerospace applications – be sure to contact us today.

Sensors for All Types of Oil & Gas Applications

Stellar Technology designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of solutions for the constantly evolving oil and gas industries.

For exploration, completion and production applications, our pressure transducers are used on mud pumps, the standpipe, and numerous well-control systems.

Our hammer union pressure transmitters are designed, manufactured and field-tested to meet the new rigors of shale gas and shale oil well drilling and well servicing.

At the wellhead, Stellar Technology’s intrinsically safe pressure transmitters are used for choke and kill monitoring.

Downstream from the wellhead, our pressure transducers are used for gas custody transfer applications. Low power consumption pressure transmitters are used for solar-powered and battery-powered applications in remote areas.

Stellar Technology’s high-pressure miniature pressure transducers are used in many MWD and LWD downhole tool applications.

Other oil and gas processes where you will find our products include:

  • Stimulation Processes
  • Fracking (Fractionation)
  • Cementing
  • Measurement While Drilling/Directional While Drilling
  • Acidizing
  • Coil Tubing
  • Drilling Processes
  • Horizontal Drilling
  • Wellbore Sensors
  • Subsea Differential Transducers
  • Subsea Load Cells
  • Downhole Load Cells
  • Hammer Union Pressure Transmitters
  • Nitrogen Pumping
  • Steam Injection
  • Coil Tubing Load Cells
  • Coil Tubing Load Pins
  • Blender Discharge Transmitters

The Stellar Technology line of oil and gas sensors

Stellar Technology’s range of pressure transducers and transmitters for the oil and gas industry deliver a variety of psi ranges, pressure references, etc. in both digital and analog settings.

Custom-Designed Sensors

Our sensors can be utilized, modified and customized to meet your specific application. Stellar Technology engineers will design custom sensor configurations that match the most demanding applications in the oil and gas industries. Our engineers communicate directly with your team to confirm each specification of the custom sensor.

Our intrinsically safe transducers and explosion-proof transducers also meet agency standards (ATEX, CSA, BOEM, BSEE).

To learn more about our oil and gas sensors and what they can do for your company, be sure to contact Stellar Technology today.

Sensors for Automotive & Transportation Applications

Stellar Technology’s complete selection of pressure transducers, pressure transmitters, load cells and temperature sensors provide test, measurement, and control solutions across a broad range of automobile, truck, off-road, locomotive, marine, military, recreational, and material handling applications.

Applications for these transportation/automotive sensors include:

  • Automotive test stands
  • Drive train testing
  • Production process control
  • Assembly line testing
  • Braking systems
  • LNG fuel systems
  • Chassis testing
  • Cooling systems
  • Component testing
  • Fuel systems
  • Metering and dispensing systems
  • And many R&D programs

Custom-Designed Transportation Sensors

Stellar Technology engineers custom sensor solutions for numerous automotive and transportation applications, such as:

  • Engine testing
  • Vehicle testing
  • Power train testing
  • Components testing
  • Production process testing

Our willingness to create one-of-a-kind transducers for unique applications sets us apart from the competition, and ensures that we can solve your application challenges.

Our team brings capabilities to each stage of the process:

Sales Team Experience: Our sales professionals are engineers and product experts.

Engineering Expertise: Our engineers bring innovation and experience to each product.

In-House, State-of-the-Art Manufacturing: We manufacture in our own facility to deliver maximum quality and efficiency.

On-Site Support Availability: We have representatives available for on-site service and consulting.

Our engineering and manufacturing center in Amherst, New York, is uniquely designed to deliver both standard products and custom-engineered special products.

Trust Stellar Technology to design the sensor for your automotive or transportation application. Contact us today to learn more.

Sensors for the Subsea Oil and Gas Industry

Stellar Technology sensors deliver accuracy and longevity in the extreme environments of subsea exploration and production. We produce rugged, reliable sensors that support many processes in the industry.

We have delivered sensor products for many subsea applications and we have select subsea sensor products in stock.

Our intrinsically safe transducers and explosion-proof transducers meet agency standards (ATEX, CSA, BOEM, BSEE), and all Stellar Technology products can be modified to fit your unique application.

Applications of our subsea oil and gas sensors include:

  • Increased oil recovery systems
  • Subsea separation and re-injection systems
  • Instrumented safety systems
  • AUV/ROV position, pressure, force, and torque measurements
  • HP/HT tree and wellhead monitoring and control
  • Underbalance drilling measurement and controls
  • MWD and LWD pressure measurements
  • Well intervention and well stimulation systems
  • Nitrogen generation skids
  • Marine loading systems
  • Pipeline asset integrity monitoring and control
  • Oceanographic mapping and towing arrays
  • Subsea manifolds and tie-ins
  • Subsea separation, boosting, and processing systems
  • Tension link force monitoring
  • Hazardous environment measurements
  • Kill and choke manifold monitoring
  • Subsea fluid control systems

The Leader in Subsea Sensors

Stellar Technology designs and manufactures products with the reliability and longevity needed in subsea applications, and our willingness to produce one-of-a-kind sensors for unique applications differentiates us from other sensor manufacturers.

Our innovative engineering, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and on-site technical support after the sale deliver solutions at all stages.

To learn more about our subsea sensors, and what they can do for your company, be sure to contact Stellar Technology today.

Stellar Technology at the 2015 Subsea Tieback March 3-5

Stellar Technology will have a booth at the Subsea Tie Back Trade Show in New Orleans, March 3-5.   We welcome you to visit us at Booth 1811 and discuss your sensor application and our sensor solution.  In particular, we’d like to discuss subsea pressure sensors to support the new 20,000 psi pressure initiatives for subsea applications.

Stellar Technology is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of pressure sensors, load cells, torque sensors, temperature sensors and displacement sensors for upstream oil/gas applications—subsea, surface and onshore.

We will have several products on display, including:

  • PT36XX   Subsea Wellbore Pressure/Temperature Sensor
  • DT14XX  Differential Pressure Transducers and Transmitters
  • GT32XX  High pressure, Fatigue Rated Pressure Transducers
  • GT2450 and GT2250 Sensors for Hazardous Environments
  • CNR960  Load Cells for Tension Link Indexers
  • RDE900 In-Line Tension Load Cells
  • PT17XX Combination Pressure/Temperature Transducer

We provide high reliability sensor products designed for the extreme environments of subsea Exploration & Production.  Applications include:

  • Pressure/Temperature for SCM’s
  • BOP Stacks
  • Wire/Chain/Rope Testing
  • Chemical Injections Systems
  • AUV’s and ROV’s
  • Capping Stack Systems
  • Multiple-Measurand Systems for Landing String Tools

Stellar Technology also designs and manufactures custom sensors to match unique subsea applications.

The trade show brings together subsea professionals from all over the world to share advances in methods and products that continue to improve safety and efficiency in the subsea tieback industry.

Register for this event here and use the code SSTBEHP


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The MEADS pressure transducers are manufactured by Stellar Technologies, Inc. and are derivatives of off-the-shelf transducers. They are strain gage-type transducers with a range from 0 to 5 psia, outfitted at the manufacturer with flight electrical connectors, pressure input fittings, and mounting brackets. The transducers are not thermally compensated and they contain no electronics (electronics functions are performed by the SSE.) The transducers were calibrated with the SSE, as a subsystem, in combination with thermal/vacuum qualification at Langley. The calibration coefficients from this testing were then used to convert millivolts to pressures when the MEADS flight data was obtained. All of the hardware-related uncertainties were used in an error budget to ensure that the MEADS subsystem would meet the science objectives listed above.4

process is described in detail in Reference 4. In order for the MEDLI project to be allowed to install the MEADS pressure ports in the thermal protection heatshield, MSL required flight-like testing to demonstrate that pressure ports would not adversely affect the MSL spacecraft performance. Since pressure ports have never been installed in an ablating, planetary entry heatshield to measure surface pressures during entry, an extraordinary amount of arc jet testing was required to demonstrate compliance with MSL requirements. In addition, the MEDLI project needed to determine if pressures could be accurately measured in an ablating, pyrolyzing heatshield material. This resulted in a research and development test effort in addition to a demonstration test program to verify both the “do no harm” and the performance requirements of the pressure ports in the MSL heatshield.

To read the entire white paper, click here

Miniature Pressure Transducer has Flush Diaphragm, Zero Dead Volume

The Series FT290 pressure transducers are designed for those applications requiring both a standard NPTmale process connection and a flush diaphragm with zero dead volume. These pressure sensors are designed with a unique diaphragm design which reduces stress levels caused by torquing a tapered thread into the mating fitting. Besides their small size (only 3.5 oz.), these pressure sensors are constructed of all welded stainless steel and can withstand demanding application environments.

The FT290 covers ranges from 2,000 to 10,000 psia/psig and provides 3mV/V full scale output with 10vdc excitation. Static accuracy is ±0.25% (BFSL). The operating temperature is -100°F to +300°F, and the compensated temperature range is from -65°F to +250°F.

Additional design features include low sensitivity to shock and vibration, and infinite resolution. The compact size of the Series FT290 pressure transducer makes it ideal for many metering and dispensing applications. Standard units are designed with 1/4” NPTM pressure fittings; optional sizes are available. Each unit is shipped with a 19 point calibration record traceable to NISTas standard.

Series AP50XX In-Line Amplifier from Stellar Technology

The Stellar Technology Series AP50XX in-line signal conditioner offers many options for those customers requiring high level output where application temperatures or physical size constraints do not allow having signal conditioning at the point of measurement. The AP50XX can be placed in-line anywhere between the transducer and the data acquisition system.

The AP50XX is available in two diameter configurations, making it easy to incorporate into a variety of applications. The Series AP50XX is all-welded and constructed of stainless steel, and is available with a variety of analog and digital outputs. Standard analog outputs are 4-20 mAcurrent loop, 0-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc, and 1-5 Vdc.

Isolated voltage outputs are standard for all voltage outputs. Standard digital outputs are RS232, RS485, and CANbus. Series AP50XX options include zero/span adjustment, customer-specified electrical terminations, EMI/RFI filtering, surge protection, hermetic construction, assorted mating connector/cable assemblies, mounting brackets, and intrinsic safety (for 4-20mAcurrent loop).

New DIN-Rail Amplifier for use with LVDTs

The new Series AP5104 is a convenient DIN-rail Amplifier for use with 4-, 5-, or 6-wire LVDT’s (linear variable differential transformer). The AP5104 provides regulated AC excitation with remote sensing capability for cable runs exceeding 20 feet. The AP5104 produces filtered analog outputs of ±0-5Vdc, ±0-10 Vdc, 4-20 mA, 4-12-20 mAwhich are field-selectable via the front panel.

These outputs are filtered using a low-pass active filter that removes unwanted high-frequency measurement-signal components and thus eliminates aliasing errors. Signal inputs from 16 to 1600 mV/V are accepted.

The DIN mount housing is constructed of high-impact thermoplastic and permits easy access to screw terminal connections for power, analog output, shunt, and sensor signals. All controls are external including 25-turn trim pots for Zero and span, as well as coarse gain and zero, zero input switch, jumper links for master/slave setting, and excitation frequency setting. The manual or automatic phase shift adjustment feature synchronizes primary and secondary phase shifts caused by winding inductance or cabling. The AP5104 is easy-to-use, with a power status indicator light and analog over-range indicator light.