Sensors For Power Generation Applications

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 world wide 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’s complete selection of pressure transducers and pressure transmitters, load cells, force sensors, reaction torque transducers, temperature sensors, and LVDT displacement sensors provides test, measurement, and control solutions across this broad range of existing and new power generation applications. Stellar Technology’s 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 improved power generation solution.

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Power Generation Sensors for:

  • 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

Pressure Sensors

  • 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

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

  • 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

Temperature Transducers and Transmitters

  • 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