Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), and Oxsensis Ltd. are developing harsh environment instrumentation including static and dynamic pressure and temperature sensors for aerospace engine applications, based on innovative fiber optic sensor technologies, the companies said.
These include direct-mount sensors operating up to 1,800 degreesF that are already successfully deployed in land-based gas turbine systems.
Parker Aerospace and Oxsensis Ltd. have been collaborating to apply Oxsensis technology to Parker Aerospace instrumentation systems. Over the past four years, advancement of the new technology and subsequent prototypes by the two companies have yielded robust success, building on Parker´s system integration, aero-qualification and engineering expertise, and innovative Oxsensis optical sensor capabilities.
Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. The company supports the world´s aircraft manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.
Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets.
Oxsensis is a manufacturer of optical instrumentation used in harsh environments enabling performance enhancement in critical applications in Aerospace, Energy and Oil and Gas. Optical sensor systems enable EMI immune monitoring of pressure, temperature, acceleration, position and rotational speed within flight systems.