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Model 245: High Range Pressure Sensor

The Model 245 High Range pressure sensor available from Viatran is one the most precise pressure transmitters from the company for industrial test and research applications at higher pressures. The pressure sensor ensures enhanced precision and better temperature performance.

The Model 245 features pressure ranges of 0-7500 psi to 100,000 psi, an accuracy of 0.15%, and an output of 0–5 Vdc.


All stainless steel construction
High precision
High pressure applications
Comes with several options



Table 1. Source: Viatran

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Full Scale Pressure Ranges 7500,10K, 15K, 20K, 25K, 30K, 50K, 60K, 75K, 100K PSIA or PSIG
Nonlinearity (Best Fit Straight Line) ≤±0.06% FSO (≤±0.25% FSO for 100K PSI)
Repeatability ≤±0.03% FSO
Full Scale Output (FSO) ≤±0.06% FSO

5 Vdc at 70°F (21°C) - standard (see options)
Long Term Stability ≤±0.2% FSO per 6 months
Compensated Temperature Range 70°F to 170°F (21°C to 76°C)
Process Media Temperature Range -40°F to 250°F (-40°C to 121°)
Ambient Operating Temperature Range -40 °F to 185 °F (-40 °C to 85°)
Storage Temperature Limits -40 °F to 250 °F (-40 °C to 121 °C)
Temperature Effect on Zero ≤±0.01% FSO per 1°F - see options
Temperature Effect on Span ≤±0.01% FSO per 1°F - see options



Table 2. Source: Viatran

. . .
Supply Voltage 9.5 to 40 Vdc at 3.5 mA nominal, 5 mA max (13 to 40 Vdc for 10 Vdc output option)  
Power Supply
≤±0.01% FSO per volt change over the supply voltage range  
Output Signal 0 - 5 Vdc standard  
Load Resistance 100 K Ohms min  
Zero Adjustment ±10% FSO min  
Span Adjustment ±10% FSO min  
Calibration Signal 80% of FSPR, by shorting pins  
Calibration Signal Accuracy ≤±0.1% of the stated value  
Circuit Protection Input polarity may be reversed.
Output may be short-circuited indefinitely
Over voltage protection to 1000 volts for ≤1 mSec
Insulation Resistance ≥200 MegOhms to case ground  
Response Time ≤4.0 mSec  
Electrical Connection Bendix PT02E-10-6P, mates PT06E-10-6S (SR)  
Pin Outs Pin A + Power
Pin B - Power
Pin C + Signal
Pin D - Signal
Pin E Calibrate
Pin F Calibrate


Materials of Construction

Table 3. Source: Viatran

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Wetted Parts 7.5K to 15K PSI (500 to 1000 bar)

20K to 100K PSI (1400 to 6900 bar)
15-5 PH Stainless Steel

PH 13-8 MO SST
Housing 304 SS with an Aluminum alloy,
black zinc-cobalt plated electrical connector
Weight 15 oz (425 g)  
Identification Laser etched onto body  



Table 4. Source: Viatran

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Pressure Connection 7.5K to 15K PSI (500 to 1000 bar)

20K to 50K PSI (1400 to 3500 bar)

60K to 100K PSI (4000 to 6900 bar)
1/4" - 18 NPT female

1/4" F250-C high pressure tube

5/16" F312-C high pressure tube
Proof Pressure 7.5K to 15K PSI (500 to 1000 bar)

20K to 100K PSI (1400 to 6900 bar)
1.5 times range or 20K PSI (1400 bar) max

1.2 times range or 100K PSI (6900 bar) max
Burst Pressure 7.5K to 20K PSI (500 to 1400 bar)

25K to 100K PSI (1700 to 6900 bar)
3 times range or 40K PSI (2800 bar) max

1.5 times range or 125K PSI (8600 bar) max
Pressure Cavity
7.5K to 15K PSI (500 to 1000 bar)

10K to 100K PSI (1400 to 6900 bar)
0.32 cubic in (5.2 ml)

0.10 cubic in (1.6 ml)
Mounting May be supported by process piping  



Table 5. Source: Viatran

. . .
BG DIN 43650  
BL WK6-32S  
BN (K)PTIH-8-4P  
BQ (K)PT02H-10-6P  
BR CF3102E-14S-6P  
ZU Direct Cable (175°F max temperature) (79°C)  
Y() Multiple pressure ports available. Consult factory  
DG Improved temp performance to 0.005% FSO per 1 °F  
DH Special ranging  
DK Special shunt calibration setting  
DM Modified full scale output  
DN Improved non-linearity  
DQ Cleaning for oxygen service  
EA Special calibration run  
NH Customer specified identification  
PW 1/8 DIN digital indicator  
Note: Application of some available options
may affect standard performance.
Consult your Viatran representative for details.


Model 245: High Range Pressure Sensor

Image Credit: Viatran

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