Stellar Technology’s Efficient Sensors for Power Generation

Engineers continue to search for methods to improve the efficiency of existing power generation systems (fossil fuel, nuclear, hydro) and explore improved techniques to meet the ever increasing worldwide demands for clean and sustainable energy. In each case, the use of sensors is an important component in these power and energy improvement challenges.

Stellar Technology manufactures a complete selection of pressure transducers and pressure transmitters, load cells, force sensors, reaction torque transducers, temperature sensors, and LVDT displacement sensors. These carefully crafted products provide test, measurement, and control solutions across this broad range of existing and new power generation sensor applications.

At Stellar Technology, our engineering expertise, proven sensor technology, field experience, and manufacturing capabilities provide customers with high-reliability sensors for this broad range of applications. Our engineering and manufacturing center in Amherst, New York is uniquely designed to deliver both standard products and custom-engineered special products. Rely on Stellar Technology to add value to your sensors for power generation.

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Contact Stellar Technology Today to Learn More About Our Power System Sensors

If you are in interested in finding the right products for your power generation sensor applications, our team at Stellar Technology can help you. We offer a variety of products, each with unique specifications, that are used across a wide range of industries.

To learn more about our products, or to ask any additional questions about our sensors for power generation, contact us today.

Power Generation Sensor Applications:

Our Stellar Technology sensors for power generation are used daily throughout diverse industries and applications. The sensors can be used for the following:

  • Steam turbine monitoring
  • Conveyor systems
  • Generator dynamometer testing
  • Cogeneration power systems
  • Tension force on transmission lines
  • Lubrication systems
  • Nuclear fuel rod handling systems
  • Pressure and temperature monitoring
  • Valve positioning
  • Wind turbine monitoring
  • Structural testing
  • Crane load monitoring
  • Endurance and fatigue testing
  • Lift stations
  • Pond/tank pressures and levels
  • Stator cooling water systems
  • Air quality control systems
  • Boiler feed pumps
  • Reactor feed pumps
  • Filtration systems for fuel and hydraulics
  • Coal silo weighing systems

To find out more information about additional power generation sensor applications, contact us today.

Pressure Sensors for Power Generation

The power system sensors we offer are equipped with the following specifications:

  • Pressure Ranges from 1 to 100,000 PSI
  • Absolute, Gage, True Gage, Differential, Vacuum, Barometric
  • Accuracies to 0.05% FSO.
  • High-Frequency Response
  • All-Welded Stainless Steel (17-4, 15-5, Inconel, Monel, Hastelloy)
  • mV/V, Analog or Digital Outputs (including RS232, RS485, CANbus)
  • Internal Data Logger Versions
  • ATEX, CSA Intrinsically Safe and Explosion Proof Certifications
  • Comprehensive Calibration Records are Standard
  • Engineered-to-Order Custom Designs

If you have any questions about the specifications listed above, contact a team member today.

LVDT Displacement Sensors

  • Stroke Ranges from ± 0.01 in. to ± 18.5 in.
  • Linearities from 1% to 0.1%
  • Spring Guided, Captive Guided, Free Unguided Armatures
  • AC and DC Versions
  • All-Welded Stainless Steel
  • Precision Gaging Units with Air Push Armatures
  • Submersible Designs

Load Cells, Force Sensors, Reaction Torque Sensors for Power Generation

At Stellar Technology, we produce load cells, force sensors, and reaction torque sensors that are used in power generation sensor applications. These particular products feature the following specifications:

  • Load Ranges from Grams to 2 Million lbf
  • Tension, Compression, and Tension & Compression
  • Complete Selection of Standard and Special Configurations
  • Constructed of Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, or Aluminum
  • Miniature and Subminiature Versions
  • mV/V, Analog or Digital Outputs (including RS232, RS485, CANbus)
  • Multiple Bridge Configurations
  • Internal Data Logger Versions
  • ATEX, CSA Intrinsically Safe and Explosion Proof Certifications
  • Comprehensive Calibration Records are Standard
  • Engineered-to-Order Custom Designs

For any questions about our load cells and other products, send us a message.

Power System Sensors – Temperature Transducers and Transmitters

We design and manufacture a variety of temperature transducers and transmitters. Some of the specifications featured in these products are listed below:

  • Temperature Ranges from – 320ºF to + 750ºF
  • No Thermal Well Required
  • Customer Specified Probe Lengths
  • All-Welded Stainless Steel Construction
  • Hermetically Sealed
  • Dual Temperature and Pressure Configurations
  • Analog and Digital Outputs (Including RS232, RS485, CANbus)
  • Customer Specified Process Connections
  • ATEX, CSA Intrinsically Safe Certifications

Reach out to our team today to learn more about how our temperature transducers and transmitters can be used in power generation sensor applications.