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United Electric Controls has more than 80 years of proven experience providing rugged pressure and temperature electromechanical and electronic switches to Chemical & Petrochemical, Power, Water & Wastewater and Oil & Gas industries, as well as many other challenging OEM applications.
UE pressure switches, pressure transducers and pressure transmitters, temperature switches and temperature sensors are designed for rugged, industrial environments.
United Electric Controls has more than 150 distributors worldwide. Please visit our distributor locator page to find a distributor near you.
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United Electric Controls Company
180 Dexter Ave
Watertown, MA 02472-4200
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The ONE Series Safety Transmitter
Control your final element DIRECTLY with this Safety Transmitter.
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Precision Sensors and Applied Sensor Technologies
Precision Sensors (PSI) and Applied Sensor Technologies (AST) are divisions of United Electric Controls. PSI specializes in Aerospace & Military switches. AST manufactures customized temperature sensors, RTD's thermocouples, thermistors and thermowells.
United Electric Controls provides legacy and alternative solutions for Safety, Alarm & Shutdown Applications. We manufacture gas detectors, temperature switches, pressure switches, sensors, transmitters and our award-winning ONE Series Safety Transmitter for industrial applications.
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Frequently Asked Questions
+ Need Help Selecting a Pressure Switch? Try our Product Selector.
Pressure switches are widely used by many industries and within many applications. The basic function of a pressure switch is to detect a pressure change and convert it into an electrical signal function – typically on/off or off/on. Pressure switches may be of electro-mechanical or electronic/solid-state design; and while each may have its advantages, arriving at the correct pressure switch for your application is the same. Learn more on how to select a pressure switch on our resource page. Visit our product selector to help you find a switch for your application.
+ Precision Sensors, a Division of UE, manufacturer of Aerospace and Military Switches, Semiconductor and Process Switches
Precision Sensors, a Division of United Electric Controls, provides reliable, cost effective Pressure Switches, and Sensors, Flow Switches, Temperature Switches and Sensors. Our Aerospace and Military products are used on commercial, military, general aviation aircraft, space platforms and environmentally demanding installations. Our Semiconductor products are installed on equipment and process systems used to manufacture semiconductors. Visit our website for further information or view our some of our high quality, reliable products below.
Learn more about Precision Sensors products and industries.
+ Upgrading Plant Instrumentation
+ Keeping Your Plant Safe with a Safety Instrumented System (SIS)
A Safety Instrumented System (SIS) is composed of a sensor, logic solver and final control element. These three components form a Safety Instrumented Function (SIF) that brings a process to a safe state during a hazardous event. Safety Instrumented Systems contain ten to hundreds of SIFs that make up the entire system and protect people, processes, equipment, environment and company image. Learn more about Safety Instrumented Systems on our SIS website or watch our video.
+ Application Success Story
Industry: Power (coal-fired steam generation)
Product: One Series Safety Transmitter 2SLP47P15
Application: Water Pressure Monitor
Distributor: MERCON Sp. z o.o., Poland
+ Need to Replace a Mechanical Switch?
Need to Replace Your Mechanical Switch? Are you updgrading plant instrumentation and need to replace pressure or temperature switches? Our video tutorial shows you just how to do this. Watch our Replace A Mechanical Switch Video.
+ Our Products: Temperature Switch, Pressure Switch, Transmitters
We supply a broad line of products from the simple skeleton frame type for OEM applications to legacy electromechanical products, state-of-the-art full digital field configurable electronic products to custom engineered devices for discriminating users with unique specifications.
We construct devices for general purpose and hazardous area locations with approvals certifying its suitability for all regions of the world including USA, Canada, Europe, Russia, China, Korea, Mexico, Taiwan, and other countries. And, with the increasing quest to improve safety after the disasters in the Chemical and O&G industry, an increasing number of our products meet IEC 61508 certified exida for SIL2 and SIL 3 applications.
Read more about our products on our product page.
+ What is The Sensor Box™
The Sensor Box™ can be your solution to expediting, high inventory and expensive downtime. One of the challenges in maintaining industrial temperature sensors is the variety. It is difficult for the typical process plant to stock every sensor configuration they might need to replace – until now. By combining common parts into a modular system, a relatively small amount of stock can translate into the variety you need – quickly, and without expediting. Learn more about The Sensor Box™ or watch our video, "Build A Sensor in Minutes".
+ UE Certifications/Approvals
Visit our Product Certifications/Approvals page to learn more about UE issued Certifications.
+ Viewpoints & Whitepapers
Our Viewpoints and White Papers are written by product, application and industry subject matter experts employed by United Electric Controls. If you like what you see, please forward a link to your colleagues.
Let us help you solve your application needs with our product solutions. Our videos demonstrate how to upgrade and install our products.
+ Did you know UE is a manufacturer of Thermocouples, Thermowells and Protection Tubes?
Did you know that we are a manufacturer of thermocouples, thermowells and protection tubes? We provides cost-effective solutions and 'fit-for-purpose' products tailored for specific industries. Visit our division, Applied Sensor Technologies, to learn more our temperature and gas measurement products.
UE is proud to become a supporting member of API, an organization whose critical mission is to promote safety across the oil and gas industry; a natural fit with our fundamental deliverable of providing industry-leading pressure and temperature transmitters, switches, and sensors for safety, alarm and emergency shutdown (ESD).
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Watch our how-to videos on YouTube. Learn about the new ONE Series Safety Transmtter, How to Build a Sensor with the Sensor Box™ Toolkit, or The Role of a Sensor, Logic Solver and Final Element in a SIS.
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180 Dexter Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472-4200
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180 Dexter Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472-4200
© 2017 United Electric Controls. All rights reserved.