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Bourns Introduces Line of Environmental Sensors based on MEMS Technology

RIVERSIDE, Calif., October 29, 2018 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced a new line of environmental sensors based on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology. The initial products offered in the Bourns Precision Sensor (BPS) line are three pressure sensor model families and one humidity sensor model family. Designed for the advanced sensor needs in Industrial Automation, Energy, Building & Home Control, low/medium-risk Medical* and Mil/Aero applications, the BPS line has been designed to provide high sensitivity/accuracy, long-term reliability, high temperature capability and harsh media compatibility.

Bourns' new sensors feature state-of-the-art technologies that provide the ability to operate in conditions that typically cause many sensors to fail. The BPS110 and BPS120 pressure sensor models deliver extremely accurate ultra-low pressure sensing capabilities for sensitive applications. The BPS110/120 families offer fully calibrated and compensated output for more efficient processes as well as long-term stability for reliable repeatability.

The Model BPS130 pressure sensor line features harsh media compatibility and high temperature operation with high accuracy. This sensor family offers particularly stable performance over the product's lifespan, and the ability to work with a wide range of pressures. Bourns also offers port configuration and calibration customization for all three BPS pressure model families.

The Model BPS230 family offers precision relative humidity sensing in a small (2.0 x 2.0 x 0.75 mm) surface mount package. Bourns' new line of humidity sensors features low current consumption for battery supported applications and low voltage operation compatibility with high reliability over the life of the sensor.

All four Model BPS110, BPS120, BPS130 and BPS230 environmental sensor families are available now. For more detailed product information, please go to: www.bourns.com/products/sensors/environmental-sensors.

Bourns® and the Bourns logo are registered trademarks of Bourns, Inc. and may be used only with the permission of Bourns and proper acknowledgement. Other listed names and brands are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

* Bourns® products have not been designed for and are not intended for use in “lifesaving,” “life-critical” or “life-sustaining” applications nor any other applications where failure or malfunction of the Bourns® product may result in personal injury or death. See Legal Disclaimer Notice www.bourns.com/docs/legal/disclaimer.pdf.

About Bourns

Bourns, Inc., is a leading manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at www.bourns.com.

Bourns® and the Bourns logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bourns, Inc. and may be used publicly only with the permission of Bourns and require proper acknowledgement. Other listed names and brands are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.​

Agency Contact:
Annette Keller
Keller Communication
(949) 947-7232
annettekeller1984@gmail.com
Company Contact:
David Scofield
Bourns, Inc.
(951) 781-5054
david.scofield@bourns.com
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