Temperature Tests of High Pressure Transducers.
BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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Tests were conducted to determine the effect of ambient temperature on several piezo-electric and strain gage pressure transducers used in high pressure gun measurements at the Interior Ballistics Laboratory IBL of the U.S. Army Aberdeen Research and Development Center USAARDC. The transducers were statically calibrated at fixed temperatures from -50 to 150F in 50 increments to a maximum pressure of 50 Kpsi. The temperature coefficient of sensitivity for the samples tested varied from -0.016 to -0.25F. Author
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods