Dynamic Pressure Sensor Calibration Systems

Calibrate Dynamic Pressure Sensors

Dynamic pressure sensors are typically calibrated by varying the amplitude rather than the frequency of the input. To service the wide range of pressure events measured by dynamic pressure sensors, The Modal Shop offers systems that calibrate sensors designed for atmospheric blast experiments, gas turbine exhaust fluctuations, internal combustion engine measurements, ammunition brass calibrations, and hydraulic or fuel line measurements. These systems have been proven in tens of thousands of factory calibrations performed at PCB Piezotronics, and this rich metrology heritage is leveraged with a digital hardware and software platform that is shared with the Precision Sensor Calibration Workstation Model 9155D.

In addition, a variety of Dynamic Pressure Systems are offered as modular options to expand the 9155D System to include dynamic pressure.

psi (MPa)
UncertaintyWorkstation9155D Option
Low Pressure150 (1.0)±1.5 %K9903C9155D-903
Medium Pressure1 000 (6.9)±1.5 %K9907C9155D-907
High Pressure15 000 (103.4)±4.1 %K9913C9155D-913
Ultra-High Pressure80 000 (550)±2.0 %K9905D-
Shock Tube1 000 (6.9)-K9901C

cal pressure k9903c low pressure product

Low Level Dynamic Pressure Sensor Calibration

The K9903C Workstation and 9155D-903 Option provide low pressure transient inputs to the sensor under test, in accordance with ANSI B88.1. Systems offer a pressure range of 5 to 150 psi, 1 MPa.

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cal pressure k9907c medium pressure product

Mid-Level Dynamic Pressure Sensor Calibration

The K9907C Workstation and 9155D-907 Option provide a step pressure pulse to the sensor under test using helium gas as a medium. Systems offer a pressure range of 100 to 1 000 psi, 6.9 MPa.

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cal pressure k9913c high pressure product

High Level Dynamic Pressure Sensor Calibration

The K9913C Workstation and 9155D-913 Option offer accurate dynamic calibration of pressure sensors using an impulse input. Systems offer a pressure range of 100 to 15 000 psi, 103.4 MPa.

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cal pressure k9905d ultra high pressure product

Ultra-High Level Dynamic Pressure Sensor Calibration

9905D Systems perform ultra-high pressure ammunition brass and oil calibrations with PCB 117 Series pressure sensors. Series options offer both manual and automated solutions, with and without software, to help meet your testing needs. Systems offer a dynamic range of 10 000 to 80 000 psi, 550 MPa.

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cal pressure 9901c instrumented shock tube

High Frequency Instrumented Shock Tube

The K9901C uniquely characterizes pressure sensors using shock waves created by diaphragm rupture. The reflected and incident pressures are measured, as well as the delay time and ambient weather conditions. Systems offer pressure levels up to 1 000 psi, 6.9 MPa.

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