Sensor installation

Help in designing

The Cavity Eye pressure sensors are available in different dimensions and maximum load, so the first step is to find the right sensors for the selected measuring positions. The Cavity Eye sensors are always installed in an indirect cavity pressure measurement layout. The most common design is to place the sensors in the clamping plate, where the pressure is transferred via ejector and transfer pins. The pressure inside the cavity during the injection acts as a force on the ejector pin, which is directly linked with a transfer pin. The head of the transfer pin lays on the measuring pin of the pressure sensor, thus the information is indirectly transferred from the cavity to the sensors.

Please note that we are not distributing the older PC type sensors, the PC type sensors in the table are only for information purposes. The following table helps you in choosing the right sensor for your mould.

Choosing the right sensor
Type of sensor Maximum load
[kN]
Maximum mould temperature
[°C]
Diameter
[mm]
Height
[mm]
Max. ejector pin
Diameter / Area
[mm] / [mm2]
RC15-1 1 150 15 8 3 / 7
RC15-1-HT 1 200 15 8 3 / 7
RC15-5 5 150 15 8 6 / 28
RC15-5-HT 5 200 15 8 6 / 28
RC26-20 20 150 26 12 12 / 113
RC26-20-HT 20 200 26 12 12 / 113
RC26-40 40 150 26 12 20 / 314
RC26-40-HT 40 200 26 12 20 / 314
Type of sensor Maximum load
[kN]
Maximum mould temperature
[°C]
Diameter
[mm]
Height
[mm]
Max. ejector pin
Diameter / Area
[mm] / [mm2]
PC15-1-AA 1 90 15 8 3 / 7
PC15-1-AA-MT 1 150 15 8 3 / 7
PC15-1-AA-HT 1 200 15 8 3 / 7
PC15-5-AA 5 90 15 8 6 / 28
PC15-5-AA-MT 5 150 15 8 6 / 28
PC15-5-AA-HT 5 200 15 8 6 / 28
PC26-20-AA 20 90 26 12 12 / 113
PC26-20-AA-MT 20 150 26 12 12 / 113
PC26-20-AA-HT 20 200 26 12 12 / 113
PC26-40-AA 40 90 26 12 20 / 314
PC26-40-AA-MT 40 150 26 12 20 / 314
PC26-40-AA-HT 40 200 26 12 20 / 314
Sample drawings and 3D models of sensor installations layouts
Sample drawings of the sensor and the socket installations
Metric Imperial
RC15 Sensor pocket layout (front)
PC15 Sensor pocket layout (rear)
RC15 Sensor Installation in Clamping Plate (front)
RC15 Sensor Installation in Clamping Plate (rear)
PC15 Sensor pocket layout (front)
PC15 Sensor pocket layout (rear)
PC15 Sensor Installation in Clamping Plate (front)
PC15 Sensor Installation in Clamping Plate (rear)
PC15 Sensor installation in Clamping and Cavity Plates (rear)
PC26 Sensor pocket layout (front)
PC26 Sensor pocket layout (rear)
PC26 Sensor Installation in Clamping Plate (front)
PC26 Sensor Installation in Clamping Plate (rear)
Sample Mould Connector and Wire Channel Layout (front)
Sample Mould Connector and Wire Channel Layout (rear)
Drawings and 3D models of sensors and accessories
Product 2D (Metric) 2D (Imperial) 3D (.step)
RC15 1kN Sensor
RC15 5kN Sensor
RC26 20kN Sensor
RC26 40kN Sensor
PC15 Sensor
PC26 Sensor
PC15 Sensor front plate
PC15 Sensor back plate
PC26 Sensor front plate
PC26 Sensor back plate
MPM8-B-SS 8 channel Mould Plug with Memory with Standard Spacer
MPM8-B-OS 8 channel Mould Plug with Memory with Offset Spacer
MPM32-A 32 channel Mould Plug with Memory with Standard Spacer

Installing sensors into the mould

The Cavity Eye sensor and mould plug socket installation is an easy procedure if you are following the steps of our Sensor Installation Guide. In case of any difficulty, ask for help from our colleagues either in the installation or in the testing process.

Following the steps and testing is highly recommended in the installation process. Please, find the guide below.

Sensor installation guide