Overview

For 40+ years, Druck, a Baker Hughes business, has supplied the Aerospace industry with flight-qualified pressure sensors, gaining vast experience in design and qualification of custom-built pressure measurement solutions. Druck’s long standing pedigree in the market drives compliance with the rigorous demands of airframe OEMs and their Tier 1 system suppliers, and our integrated project teams ensure a smooth entry into service and on time delivery to their customers.

From the engineer that designs the custom solutions to the operator building the Druck sensor, we as a collective company are proud that more than 400,000 Druck pressure sensors currently operate on board aircraft around the world.  Druck sensors are installed on all major commercial airframes, with 70% of operational widebody aircraft using our technologies across an array of applications. Check out one of our news articles

 

Aerospace Technical Services Offering

Druck offers program support for the life of the equipment, including a robust requirements management process, model-based design, finite element analysis, circuit simulation, High Accelerated Life Testing (HALT), in-house rapid prototyping, additive material options, high vibration design solutions, and pressure cycling and rate testing.  We also support customers with in-service investigations to help establish root cause corrective action (RCCA) with use of our non-destructive screening processes and utilize ESS as part of the production process to increase MTBF performance.

Druck supports the future of aviation.  



PDCR 300 Aerospace Sensor
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The refreshed PDCR 300 Test sensor encompasses a further 11 pressure ranges, capturing low pressure barometric ranges up to high pressures for use in applications such as hydraulic monitoring. This now provides a complete range of rigorously tested ‘small form’ pressure sensors, suitable for all ground and flight-testing applications within both the Aerospace and wider markets.

PDCR 300 Aerospace Sensor



Coming Soon NG3000 

We have a new pressure sensor, the NG3000, coming soon. NG3000 is a true analogue offering that is ideal for today’s Aerospace market, where reliability and performance is increasing, and operating temperatures are paramount.

The NG3000 has been designed with our customers’ needs at the center. You can fully customize the product via our simple online configurator tool, rapidly reducing the enquiry process. The prime applications include Engine and Test.  



Applications
Hydraulics

Hydraulic systems are the life blood to the airframe, providing primary flight controls, whilst also ensuring safe landing, braking, and thrust reverse.

Hydraulic pressure sensors include high pressure quad, general hydraulic applications, and high-pressure differential products.

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ECS

The Environmental Control System (ECS) provides air supply, thermal control and cabin pressurization for the crew and passengers. Maintaining a safe and comfortable cabin environment is a key function of our sensors.

ECS pressure sensors include emergency oxygen and air management products.

Fuel

Fuel consumption and fuel level is monitored by our pressure sensors, whilst also providing monitoring of the fuel inerting system.

Fuel pressure sensors include fuel metering and OBIGGS monitoring products.

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APU

The Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) provides essential functionality to the airframe, both when grounded and in-flight when called upon. Our sensors ensure routine ground safety checks can be completed, whilst also providing measurement data for safe and efficient operation.

APU pressure sensors include low pressure differential and combined absolute and differential products.

Engine

Our sensors enable the power plants to function safely and efficiently, measuring key parameters, oil, and fuel. They are also used for health monitoring and for critical engine control.

Engine pressure sensors include fuel differential, engine monitoring, and oil pressure differential products.

ADC/ADM

The Air Data Computer (ADC/ADM) determines the calibrated airspeed, Mach number and altitude. Our sensors are an essential component in providing this data directly to the pilot.

ADC/ADM pressure sensors include TERPS (with electronics) and TERPS (in body tube) products.

Test

We provide test sensors to meet the needs of all OEMs. We provide solutions that are suitable for both ground and flight test, offering both catalogue and bespoke designs.

Test pressure sensors include 3700 series, D300 test, D300 miniature, ADROIT6000, and UNIK5000 products.



Featured Capabilities
Aerospace Technical Services Offering

Druck offers program support for the life of the equipment, including a robust requirements management process, model-based design, finite element analysis, circuit simulation, High Accelerated Life Testing (HALT), in-house rapid prototyping, additive material options, high vibration design solutions, and pressure cycling and rate testing.

We also support customers with in-service investigations to help establish root cause corrective action (RCCA) with use of our non-destructive screening processes.

Aerospace Technical Services Offering
Pressure Takes Flight

Druck's flight-qualified aerospace pressure sensors provide reliable and accurate pressure measurement across a wide variety of aircraft applications.  Download our "Pressure Takes Flight" brochure to learn how Druck pressure sensors resolve challenges in a variety of applications.

Flight Qualified Aerospace Pressure Sensors
Expertise + Partnership

Our sensor technology has been developed to support some of the most rigorous, challenging, and precise applications while providing accurate and reliable data.  From Automotive to Oil & Gas, from Power Generation to Semiconductor and from Aerospace to Environmental Monitoring – learn how Druck pressure measurement solutions and services give our customers peace of mind while operating in the toughest environments.

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For the Aerospace of Tomorrow

Druck is committed to the future of Aerospace. Sustainability starts at home, which is why Druck is committed to reducing our carbon footprint. We aim to improve our CO2 monitoring capabilities to fast track our journey to net-zero and a sustainable energy future. We are focused on sustainability through new aerospace vehicles (VTOL and e-VTOL) and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

Learn more about our air data test sets (ADTS).  



Frequently Asked Questions
Why choose Druck for Aerospace pressure sensors?

Since 1972 Druck has been an expert in pressure sensors. We pride ourselves on our product quality, reliability, and technical expertise. When choosing Druck, you know you have experts on your side with unmatched technical support. Contact us today to partner with us on your new projects.

What is TERPS technology?

TERPS, or Trench-Etched Resonant Pressure Sensor, combines accuracy, stability, reliability, and strength unmatched by comparable pressure sensors. TERPS reduces the amount of time needed to calibrate a sensor.

Do you produce any other Aerospace products?

The expertise behind our Druck product ranges mean you can rely on us to keep your assets operating efficiently and reliably. In addition to our Aerospace sensor rangers, we also produce industrial sensors for Aerospace applications, ground support equipment, pressure controllers and portable calibrators.

What is Druck doing about sustainability?

Sustainability starts at home. Druck is committed to reducing its carbon footprint. With our Energy Ambassadors Project, we aim to improve our CO2 monitoring capabilities to fast track our journey to net-zero and a sustainable energy future.

The path to net-zero starts TODAY with:

  • Renewable energy sources
  • Efficient processes reducing CO2 usage
  • Emissions management solutions
  • Intelligent asset management and optimization
  • Investing in sustainable energy technology for tomorrow by accelerating the adoption and deployment of new fuel sources and emissions solutions

We are decarbonizing energy for TOMORROW with:

  • Hydrogen
  • Carbon capture, use, and storage
  • Expanding liquid nitrogen capabilities
  • Tool & equipment redesign
How Druck is supporting a more sustainable aviation industry?

We are extremely excited to be able to support the rapid developing market in e-VTOL, electrification, and alternate fuels to help drive the decarbonization of the transportation industry. Many of our core capabilities are perfectly aligned to serve these markets and the sensing needs within this exciting space.

Our solutions help drive your future aircraft and power plant operational efficiencies with new ventures in decarbonization, vertical take-off, and unmanned aircraft.  




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