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Prescon Sensors

Overview

Prescon sensors are a polymer-composite flexible thick film device that exhibit decreasing resistance values as increasing pressure is applied to the sensing area.

IMR offers state-of-the-art advanced technology that enables companies to reach new heights in pressure sensing devices and systems.  Highly reliable, precise and customizable, Prescon sensors can be made to adapt to ever changing application requirements.  Proven in labs and end user applications, they are engineered for flexible integration.  IMR Prescon sensors make it easy to manufacture improved pressure sensing devices.

 Key features: 

  • Convert physical pressure to the electrical response of ohms

  • Decreasing resistance values as applied pressure increases

  • Submersable in water

  • Responds to pressure/force as low as 1 gram

  • Performs in environments up to 220°C

  • Customized range of resistance values

  • Light weight, low profile

  • Easily integrates into your electronics

  • Available on substrates such as; Mylar, Ultem, Kapton, Polyurethane, Lexan, PCB's and ceramic substrates

Customization

IMR is known for creating the preferred solution for a variety of applications. Since we are also the manufacturer of the inks utilized in the sensors, we have the ability to customize the sensors attributes providing quick delivery of application-specific configurations. IMR sensors have become leading solutions through their outstanding quality and our dedication to service. Continuously improving quality, industry-proven performance, experienced engineering and R&D enable IMR to match the sensor technology to the application specific measurement criteria, minimizing cost and maximizing performance. This essential element of our approach supports program development and long-term strategic partnerships.

Applications
 

The potential is endless, the possibilities are as broad as your imagination! Example industries and applications for which these pressure sensors have created solutions are:

  • Automotive
  • Computers
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Medical
  • Military
  • Security
  • Sports
  • Toys