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Measurement Specialties, Inc

Address: 1000 Lucas Way, Hampton, 23666 VA, USA
URL: www.meas-spec.com

Measurement Specialties, Inc. engages in the design, development, and manufacture of sensors and sensor-based systems for original equipment manufacturers and end users. Its sensor products comprise pressure components, sensors, and transducers; load cells; linear variable differential transformers, rotary position transducers, magneto-resistive sensors and magnetic encoders, and tilt/angle sensors; traffic sensors and custom piezoelectric film sensors; accelerometers; relative humidity sensors; fluid monitoring sensors; thermistors and resistance temperature detectors; pulse oximetry sensors and X-ray detection sensors; and static and dynamic torque/force sensors. The company's technologies comprise piezoresistive silicon, polymer and ceramic piezoelectric materials, application specific integrated circuits, micro-electromechanical systems, foil strain gauges, electromagnetic force balance systems, fluid capacitive devices, linear and rotational variable differential transformers, anisotropic magneto-resistive devices, electromagnetic displacement sensors, hygroscopic capacitive structures, ultrasonic measurement systems, optical measurement systems, negative thermal coefficient ceramic sensors, 3-6 degree of freedom force/torque structures, complex mechanical resonators, magnetic reed switches, high frequency multipoint scanning algorithms, and high precision submersible hydrostatic level detection technologies. Its sensors are used for engine and vehicle, medical, general industrial, consumer and home appliance, military and commercial aerospace, environmental water monitoring, and test and measurement applications. The company offers its products under the MEAS brand name. Measurement Specialties, Inc. sells its products through regional sales managers, distributors, and outside sales representatives primarily in North America, Asia, and western Europe. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Hampton, Virginia.



Richard Brown

Position: Applications Manager
E-Mail: richard.brown [AT] meas-spec.com
Telephone: +447572110059

Biography
Has worked in the field of piezo film (PVDF) sensors and applications since early commercialization of the material (1983). Authored many technical articles and patent applications. Responsible for assessing end-customer concepts for manufacturing feasibility, assisting in design of custom sensor elements and assemblies, primarily within EMEA region.


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