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Automation & Control Sensors and Tranducers

Automation & Control Sensors and TranducersAutomation & Control includes a wide range of industrial applications that span all markets, and at all levels, from the factory floor and process end users, to integrators and large scale OEM production.

Industrial production is increasingly driven by greater automation, safety, and energy efficiency.

IDM Instruments has a broad portfolio of products that offers many options to meet custom performance, application, and regulation/certification requirements.

  • Pressure Sensing
  • Fluid Sensing
  • Temperature Sensing
  • Motion Control
  • Vibration Sensing & Position/Presence Sensing/Detection
  • Force & Torque Sensing
  • Humidity Sensing


Sensor Types for Automation and Control 

Piezo Film Sensors

Piezo Film Sensors

The piezo film sensors provide durable vibration, accelerometer, or dynamic switch elements for a wide range of markets and applications.
Torque Sensors

Torque Sensors

Our torque sensors use advanced strain gage technology to satisfy the most demanding requirements for static and dynamic applications.
Vibration Sensors

Vibration Sensors

Our supplier has 20 years of designing and manufacturing vibration sensors based on proprietary Microelectromechanical System (MEMS), bonded gage and piezoelectric ceramic/film technologies. Voltage mode piezoelectric is the most popular accelerometer design due to its high level output and wide bandwidth.
Water Level Sensors

Water Level Sensors

We are a leading supplier of of water level and water quality sensors. Our expertise in media isolated pressure sensors offers unique advantages in creative product development and consistent product performance.

Applications of Sensors for Automation and Control 

Temperature Sensing

  • RTDs
  • Thermocouples
  • Temperature probes

Force & Torque Sensing

  • Load cells and multicomponent force sensors
  • Contact/non-contact torque sensors

Motion Control

  • Humidity sensing modules
  • Digital humidity sensors and assemblies

Fluid Sensing

  • Temperature sensor measures water temperature and controls heating elements
  • Pressure sensor monitors water level
  • Vibration sensor detects out-of-balance conditions during spin cycle
  • Proximity sensor verifi es door closed and latched before start of the wash cycle
  • Force sensor measures payload weight at the beginning of the wash cycle
Vibration Sensing & Position/Presence Sensing/Detection
  • LVDT
  • Load cells
  • MR sensors
  • Accelerometers
  • Inclinometers

Humidity Sensing

  • Humidity sensing modules
  • Digital humidity sensors and assemblies

Pressure Sensing

  • Analog and digital pressure sensing modules
  • Altimeter pressure module


  • Media isolated pressure sensing modules
  • Heavy industrial pressure transducers


  • Miniature pressure transducers
  • Corrosion-resistant pressure transducers
  • Differential pressure transducers