New Carbon Fiber Position Sensing
Decades of supplying the electro-mechanical sensing industry has provided us with intimate knowledge of the limitation and opportunities associated with the technology. After years of research, MicroTechnologies has developed a unique electro-mechanical position sensor using Carbon Fiber technology. This breakthrough bridges the gap between the reliability and economics of contacting potentiometers and the performance capabilities of non-contacting devices.
Custom OEM Solutions
Product design and customization has been a core service since its inception in 1973. MicroTechnologies' broad industry experience has given our team a unique body of expertise through which customer needs have been transformed into cost-effective, reliable control products.
Custom-designed MPL switches and sensors are used in many customer-specific embodiments such as:
- Consumer Appliance
- Oxygen Concentrators
- Patient Monitors
- Warm air furnaces
- Water heaters
- Passenger cars
- Earth movers
- Drive train systems
- Hydraulic systems
- Office systems
MicroTechnologies Application Specialists will work closely with your design engineers to ensure a successful pressure sensing solution. See more about custom engineering and design/manufacturing capabilites here»
Standard Product Overview
MicroTechnologies designs and manufactures MPL™ brand miniature electro-mechanical pressure, vacuum and differential switches based on simple, reliable sensing techniques. Their robust design and long operating life make them ideal for monitoring and control of critical circuits.
Today, millions of MPL sensors and switches are used globally with applications covering completely diverse industries including medical, automotive, HVAC, household appliances and aerospace.
MPLTM Pressure Switches
MPL 500 Series
Pressure, vacuum, and differential sensing, sensitive to as low as 0.10 in/H2O. excellent general purpose low pressure to electric interface for monitoring and control applications.
MPL 600 Series
Pressure and vacuum sensing with snap-action switching for higher current capacity, SPDT contact form and switch deadbands.
MPL 800 Series
Pressure and vacuum sensing with snap-action switching with snap action in an all-metal housing, designed for actuation between 10 psi and 250 psi.
MPL 9370 Series
Pressure or vacuum, as low as 0.15 in/H2O. Switches up to 5A resistive (2.5A inductive) designed for use where reliable air proving is critical to both performance and customer safety.
MPL 4100 Series
A media isolated automatic reset pressure switch, manufactured with a unique new calibration system which enables highly accurate settings from 1 bar to 45 bar, with lower hysteresis than conventional pressure switches.
MPL™ Pressure Sensors
MPL 9390 Series
Low pressure, variable output sensor, combining diaphragm and strain gage technologies to provide an economical but robust alternative to other transducers.
MPL™ Push Button Switches
MPL 2000 Series
A robust low-cost push button switch rated to 3/4HP, 13.8A suitable for a wide variety of switching applications such as indicating a door opening, detecting a device limit or switching off power when an appliance panel is removed.