Pressure Sensor Applications in Construction Industry

Pressure sensors are used in many industries for different applications including construction sector. However it is necessary to have an idea on different types of industrial pressure sensors and its applications before choosing. While there are different types of pressure sensors available, all these types come with different characteristics too. Therefore in this post, we want to share some details on pressure sensors, including types of pressure sensors and different applications of pressure sensors in industries including the construction sector.

What is a pressure sensor?

In case if you are not sure ‘what is a pressure sensor’, here is a brief definition.

A pressure sensor is used as a device that convert the pressure into an electric signal. It acts as a transducer. By using a pressure sensor, it is easy to obtain pressure measurement of liquids or gases.

Pressure sensors for construction sector

Pressure Sensor Applications

Pressure sensors are used in different applications related to construction sector. It is a device used in many plants and machinery for construction activities. Hydraulic engineering is one of the sectors that use pressure sensors as a device to measure the pressure.

Pressure Sensor applications

In the market, you can find Pressure sensors in different product categories. Pressure transducers and pressure switches are the main product categories which can be used for different industrial needs. Industrial pressure sensors can be used for different purposes including vacuum operation, chemical applications and high temperature environments. In HVAC boiler room controls, pressure switches are used in alarm system. Even industrial pressure sensors are used for liquid dispensing in coffee machines. In medical industry, industrial pressure sensors are used to measure and Monitor the oxygen levels of pressure tanks. Do you know that even in washing machines, there is a pressure switch to monitor the water levels?

There are many applications of industrial pressure sensors which makes it a device that is beneficial for everyday needs. It is also heavily used in construction sector for many applications that require monitoring pressure levels.


Amila Gamage

Author: Amila Gamage

Amila Gamage is a Contracts Engineer with more than 16 years experience in construction sector. She writes this blog to share her experience and knowledge in the field of Contract Administration. View all posts by Amila Gamage