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Sensors

TTI has steadily grown to become the world’s leading passive and connector specialist in the electronic component industry. TTI maintains an extensive inventory and offers the best sensor choices in the industry, meeting almost any requirement of our customers. The company’s basic strategy is to focus on a specific range of products and strive to be the industry’s leading distributor. No other company offers the unique combination of benefits that TTI provides. We maintain an extensive inventory of pressure, temperature, proximity, motion, position, and optical sensors and multiple other types of sensors from the industry's finest manufacturers.

The team of specialists at TTI has more experience in sensors than any other distributor. All TTI employees participate in company-wide training programs, which have helped create the most product-knowledgeable team in the industry. Additionally, customers can rely upon the TTI sales team as a valuable resource of information and guidance. When you partner with TTI you gain access to unmatched product knowledge and inventory availability.

Featured Sensors Products

UltraStable™ Pressure Transducer | TE Sensor Solutions

UltraStable™ Pressure Transducer | TE Sensor Solutions
The U7100 pressure transducer from the UltraStable™ line of MEAS sets a new price performance standard for demanding engine and vehicle, and industrial applications. ( more info )

Inline Flow-Through Coolant Temperature Sensor | Amphenol Advanced Sensors

Inline Flow-Through Coolant Temperature Sensor | Amphenol Advanced Sensors
The water temperature sensor monitors the temperature of the coolant that is being pumped around the engine block to cool the engine, which notifies the driver of the vehicle if the engine starts to overheat. ( more info )

Exhaust Gas High Temperature Sensor | Amphenol Advanced Sensors

Exhaust Gas High Temperature Sensor | Amphenol Advanced Sensors
This sensor operates over a temperature range from -40° C to 850° C. It monitors the temperature before and after SCR system in the diesel engines as part of the engine control strategy. ( more info )

Dual Solar Sensor | Amphenol Advanced Sensors

Dual Solar Sensor | Amphenol Advanced Sensors
Amphenol Advanced Sensors Dual Solar Sensors are mounted on the dash panel near the front window and uses photodiode cells to measure the intensity of solar radiation and give electric information which is proportional to the calorific power and intensity. ( more info )

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Product Overview

Sensors are available at TTI Inc. from industry leading manufacturers. TTI is an authorized distributor for many sensor manufacturers including: Honeywell, MEDER, Omron and Panasonic.

Sensor Types

MEMS Sensors

MEMS Sensor MEMS sensors perform the same data input collection tasks as their larger electro-mechanical counterparts while also introducing some advantages, such as contact-free operation. Sensors that are now captured in MEMS include sensors for measuring pressure, motion, acceleration, temperature, magnetic field, and light, as well as gyroscopes, inclinometers, switches, capacitive touch sensors, and even microphones.

Optical Sensors

Optical Sensor A photoelectric sensor, or photoeye, is a device used to detect the distance, absence, or presence of an object by using a light transmitter (often infrared) and a photoelectric receiver. They are used extensively in industrial manufacturing. There are three functional types: opposed (a.k.a. through-beam), retroreflective, and proximity-sensing. When space is restricted or the environment too hostile even for remote sensors, fiber optics may be used. Fiber optics are passive mechanical sensing components. They may be used with either remote or self-contained sensors. They have no electrical circuitry and no moving parts and can safely pipe light into and out of hostile environments .

Position Sensors

Position Sensor A position sensor is any device that permits position measurement. It can either be an absolute position sensor or a relative one. Position sensors can be either linear or angular. Poisitioning Sensors are finding their way into more handheld, medical and industrial devices every day. Knowing the position and orientaion of a device or tool is critical for any modern control system to work accurately.

Pressure Sensors

Pressure Sensor A pressure sensor measures pressure, typically of gases or liquids. Pressure sensors can also be used to indirectly measure other variables such as fluid/gas flow, speed, fluid level, and altitude. Pressure sensors can alternatively be called pressure transducers, pressure transmitters, pressure senders, pressure indicators, piezometers, and manometers, among other names.

Thermal Sensors

Thermal Sensor Thermal sensors range from bare thermocouples and Resistive Temperature Devices (RTDs) to more sophisticated infrared non-contact sensors that can directly, consistently, and accurately measure a material's temperature. In many systems, temperature control is fundamental. There are a number of passive and active temperature sensors that can be used to measure system temperature, including: thermocouples, resistive temperature detectors, thermistors and silicon temperature sensors. These sensors provide temperature feedback to the system controller to make decisions such as over-temperature shutdown, turn-on/off cooling fan, temperature compensation or general purpose temperature monitor.

Things to Consider

  • Accuracy
  • Range
  • Temperature and humidity limits
  • Resolution
  • Internal or external power source
  • Physical size limits