Piezocryst develops and manufactures high-pressure transducers for accurate and reliable measurement under conditions of extreme pressure.

These sensors are used as classical ballistic pressure sensors, for example, in monitoring the combustion behavior of ammunition or propellant charges, but are also used in many other applications outside of ballistics, such as in the automotive industry (airbag development), Industrial areas (hydro-forming) or in the medical industry (lithotripsy by ultrasound). All applications target the precise measurement of extremely rapid pressure increases of more than 1000 bars/µs and in some cases, extreme maximum pressures of up to 8,000 bars.

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GP8

With the GP8, measurements up to 8,000 bars are now possible within the dimensions of an M10 bore. This sensor has excellent specifications for linearity (≤ ± 0.5%) and sensitivity (2.5 pC/bars) and is characterized by its very rigid structure for precise measurement of extremely rapid pressure rises and therefore best suitable for ballistic measurements.