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Exploring the Use of Gas Sensors in Aviation

Particularly in aviation, oxygen gas sensors have an important and critical role as they are used to maintain oxygen levels at a level close to zero in order to eliminate the risk of explosion. Aviation remains one of the safest modes of transport because engineers take all precautions necessary to eliminate risks of mechanical failure... Read more
Exploring the Use of Gas Sensors in Aviation

GAP Gas Analysis Probe for Boiler/Burner Combustion Efficiency.

Gas Analysis Probe for Boiler/Burner Efficiency. Legislation is often seen as a hindrance to efficient running of a process, but it can also lead to significant research and development efforts to address environmental issues and reduce waste and air pollution. Combustion efficiency/optimisation is one area where legislation aligns with business concerns and environmental impact can... Read more
GAP Gas Analysis Probe for Boiler/Burner Combustion Efficiency.

DEFRA introduces Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD)

The Medium Combustion Plant Directive EMISSION LIMIT VALUES REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 6 All emission limit values set out in this Annex are defined at a temperature of 273.15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correction for the water vapour content of the waste gases and at a standardised O2 content of 6... Read more
DEFRA introduces Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD)

O2 Oxygen Sensor Range from SST Things to Consider When Selecting

Things to Consider When Selecting O2 Oxygen Sensors This article provides an overview of SST Sensing's zirconium dioxide O2 oxygen sensor range and interface components; you will find information regarding important features such as housing types, response times, gas temperatures, heater voltages and best suited applications for each product type. Sensors There are a number... Read more
O2 Oxygen Sensor Range from SST Things to Consider When Selecting

Level Switch – Common Applications and What are they used for?

Optical Level Switch - Common Applications and What are they used for? The Optical Liquid Level Switch is a solid-state technology which uses an infra-red LED and phototransistor to detect the presence or absence of liquid. In this article, we will cover what the level switch is used for and the types of applications they... Read more
Level Switch – Common Applications and What are they used for?

SST Launch Range of Low Power, High Speed CO2 Sensors

SST Launch Range of Low Power, High Speed CO2 Sensors SST is delighted to announce their launch of market leading CO2 Sensors that integrate unique mid infra-red light source and detector technology into innovative optics and signal processing. The three product ranges are designed to fit into various types of applications in a range of... Read more
SST Launch Range of Low Power, High Speed CO2 Sensors

Cyber Essentials Certification

Cyber Essentials Certification SST Sensing Limited achieves certification in Cyber Security. SST Sensing are pleased to announce compliance with the UK governments National Cyber Security Strategy with systems certified to comply with the Cyber Essentials Scheme. A primary objective of the UK Government's National Cyber Security Strategy is to make the UK a safer place... Read more
Cyber Essentials Certification

Types of Interface Boards to Operate Zirconia O2 Sensors

What Types of Interface Boards Can You Use With SST Zirconia O2 Sensors? In order to operate any of SST’s Zirconia O2 Sensors, you will require an interface board which provides the electronics necessary to power and control the zirconium dioxide oxygen sensors. Alternatively, if you would rather have a complete solution, have a complete... Read more
Types of Interface Boards to Operate Zirconia O2 Sensors

How to set up and install OXY-LC Interface Electronics with SST’s Zirconia O2 Probe?

How to set up and install OXY-LC Interface Electronics with SST's Zirconia O2 Probe? To operate a zirconia O2 probe, it is necessary to have interface electronics to power and control the sensors. For customers that do not want to purchase the electronics from SST, please read our application note on how to design your... Read more
How to set up and install OXY-LC Interface Electronics with SST’s Zirconia O2 Probe?

What is a Zirconium Dioxide Oxygen Sensor?

What is a Zirconium Dioxide Oxygen Sensor?   The zirconium dioxide oxygen sensor does not measure oxygen concentration %, but rather it measures partial pressure of oxygen in a gas or mixture of gases. The oxygen sensor employs a well proven, small zirconium dioxide-based element and its heart and due to its innovative design does... Read more
What is a Zirconium Dioxide Oxygen Sensor?

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