The Role Sensors Play in Medical Technology

Accountability for high quality is a key element of First Sensor’s work for the medical field. For more than 30 years, customers have been relying on the company’s study technologies and customized branch knowledge.

Medical technology continues to rely on sensors to help improve safety and effectiveness of medical instruments, as well as making them simpler to operate. First Sensor is ideally positioned to comprehend customers’ technology applications thanks to the company’s position as a well-established producer and supplier of sensor system solutions for use in the medical field.

First Sensor can support customers looking for a standard solution for their measuring duties, as well as those looking for one customized to suit their needs. Key elements for both the quality and dependability of clients’ products and solutions are largely represented by sensors, and for this reason, First Sensor is fastidious in its development, manufacture and service functions, upholding compliance with certified procedures and systems.

The company’s EN ISO 13485 certification ensures that it meets the exacting requirements for medical goods, and these premier standards of quality have placed First Sensor as one of the leading suppliers of sensor solutions for measuring oxygen, radiation, flow, acceleration, liquid level, pressure and light.

It is common knowledge that medical technology can be the difference between life and death for some patients, and First Sensor is very conscious of the multifaceted measuring tasks and the difficult trials that are a part of the field.

First Sensor has designed extremely sensitive, ultra-low pressure sensors which can sense a sudden episode of even mild spontaneous breathing, thus helping to ensure a patient’s efforts in breathing are kept as low as can be managed. The flow direction can be rapidly detected and measured by First Sensor’s flow sensors which are well adapted for use with portable instruments.

Flexible capacitive liquid level sensors are also available from First Sensor, and can be employed to carry out measurements without contact, thus ensuring sterility. Lastly, the broad range of photodiodes developed by the company offers rapid and sensitive measurements of infrared, ultraviolet and visible light, in addition to ionizing radiation.

The sensors, systems and solutions designed and produced by First Sensor are personalized to meet clients’ individual requirements. This customization can be as simple as straightforward alterations to a standard model, or as complex as the design of an integrated system with a number of features. It could even entail the development of a completely new sensor system.

Before adjusting the design, specifications or the range of operations within their applications to match standard sensors, which could be time-consuming and difficult, customers should make contact with First Sensor’s sales and development engineers.

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Customer reliance on supply chain flexibility is increasing, and as a dependable partner, First Sensor can support customers through a variety of personalized solutions from warehousing or delivery of replacement parts right through to assimilation within a client’s value and supply chain.

First Sensor is a prominent supplier of sensors and is well established at a global level, with corporate headquarters situated in Germany, alongside production and sales centers situated in Asia, Europe and America. Customers can get in touch First Sensor to enjoy the advantages of ideal sensor solutions for their individual uses in medical technology.

First Sensor AG

First Sensor AG is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems. Our company develops and manufactures both standardized and tailor-made sensor solutions for the detection of light, radiation, pressure, flow, level and acceleration for applications in the Industrial, Medical and Mobility growth markets.

The company produces in-house and along the value-added chain from component to system level.

With over 800 employees, we are represented at six German locations and also have development, production and sales sites in the USA, Canada, China, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Sweden and Denmark along with a worldwide partner network. We guarantee our compliance through regular successful certifications of the sites according to ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001, EN ISO 13485, EN 9100 and ISO 9001 - matching the respective business field.

First Sensor AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the German stock exchange in Frankfurt.


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