Industrial & Commercial Transportation

Photograph of a forklift with sensors transporting productsWhen performance and reliability count, engineers rely on IDM Instruments to help solve tough industry challenges such as emissions reduction, power train improvement and added comfort.

Resellers of a leader in providing sensor technologies and associated software/diagnostic capabilities built on market experience and technical expertise.

We work closely with customers to design and provide solutions critical for a wide range of harsh and demanding applications, including exhaust, engines, transmissions, braking, suspension and cabins.

  • Engine Management
  • Chillers, Compressors & Heat Pumps
  • Wall-mount Units & Field Devices
  • Variable Air Volume (VAV)
  • Elevators
  • Security

Sensor Types for Industrial & Commercial Transportation

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 Industrial & Commercial Transportation

Engine Management

  • High pressure common rail exhaust manifold pressure, fuel pressure, oil pressure
  • Humidity air intake monitoring, Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions management
  • Engine oil fl uid level
  • Coolant fl uid level
  • Low oil level switch
  • Engine oil condition, fuel identification and quality
  • Cam/crank shaft speed
  • Engine oil temperature
  • Air intake flow
Cabin & Occupant Safety
  • Anti-fogging and HVACR
  • Moving parts for rotary position
  • Seat occupancy
  • Cab and seat level
  • Seat, handbrake and footbrake position
  • Safety interlock switches
  • HVACR system control
  • Ambient air temperature
  • Brake light switch
Vehicle Control & Management
  • Anti-tilt and ride stability
  • Hydraulic fl uid condition
  • Hydraulic fl uid pressure
  • Fuel level
  • Short to long stroke boom position
  • Hydraulic oil level
  • Load pin
  • Power steering fluid level single or multi-point
  • Steering control, hydraulic spool valve
  • Air brakes


  • Transmission oil pressure
  • Transmission oil level
  • Clutch position
  • Dual clutch transmission module
  • Transmission oil quality
  • Transmission input and output speed
  • Transmission oil temperature
Aftertreatment Systems
  • Urea temperature, urea tank or urea pump
  • In-line urea quality, direct integration to urea dosing line
  • In-tank urea quality, level, heating and temperature assembly
  • Urea pressure, urea tank or urea pump
  • High temperature exhaust gas
  • Valve position (EGR, SCR)