Meggitt Sensing Systems has operated through its antecedents since 1927 under the names of Ferroperm Piezoceramics, Lodge Ignition, Endevco, Sensorex, ECET, Vibro-Meter and Wilcoxon Research. Today, their capabilities and facilities have been integrated under one Meggitt division, providing complete systems from a single supply base.
Our unique yet wide portfolio includes high technology products and systems for civil and military aerospace and the energy, power generation, nuclear, oil and gas, industrial, laboratory measurement, automotive and space markets.
Our eight development and manufacturing sites are located in Switzerland, France, UK, Denmark and the USA. An extensive sales and support network extends across Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Condition-based monitoring systems
Aero-engine vibration and health monitoring, helicopter usage and health monitoring and on-line performance monitoring for land-based turbo-machinery
High performance sensors
Vibration, shock, dynamic pressure, miniature static pressure, blade tip clearance sensors, displacement and position, noise, tilt, speed, temperature and ice detection, leading-edge piezoelectric extreme temperature sensing and microwave tip clearance technology
Flame monitoring systems
Fire detectors, optical combustion monitors, optical flame scanners and optical light-off detectors
Fluid monitoring systems
Oil and fuel level sensors, oil debris collectors and suppressors, fuel flow transmitters, pressure transmitters and liquid oxygen sensors
Calibration systems, signal conditioners and shakers
Inertial measurement units, gyrometer units and linear accelerometer units
High and low voltage exciters and ignition units for gas turbine and engines
Hybrids, controllers, data concentration and acquisition
Contact one of our centres of excellence below for information on specific technologies, services and support or Meggitt Sensing System’s headquarters:
Advanced condition monitoring and extreme temperature sensing
Our facility in Fribourg, Switzerland, formerly known as Vibro-Meter SA (www.vibro-meter.com), specialises in health and condition-based monitoring systems and high performance sensors.
A leader in its field, the facility produces a wide range of extreme temperature vibration, dynamic pressure and leading-edge microwave sensors and designs innovative software and electronics monitoring systems for aerospace and land-based turbo-machinery.
Industrial sensing and simplified condition-based maintenance
Our facility in Germantown, Maryland, formerly known as Wilcoxon Research (www.wilcoxon.com), specialises in highly reliable industrial vibration sensors and condition-based monitoring and predictive maintenance applications.
The facility produces a wide range of vibration sensors for industrial, process control, military and test measurement. Its laboratories focus on state-of-the-art basic and applied research for military and government agencies.
Sensing solutions for challenging measurement applications
Our facility in Orange County, California, specialises in mission-critical measurement in the aerospace, defence, automotive, industrial and medical sectors (www.endevco.com). Products include silicon variable capacitance and piezoresistive accelerometers and pressure transducers; laboratory and airborne test, signal conditioning and electronics and systems calibration equipment.
Flame and fluid monitoring
Our facility in Orange County, California, specialises in aircraft fuel quality gauging systems, fuel flow sensors, engine oil level sensors and oil pressure sensors, chip detectors and collectors (www.vibro-meter.com). It also manufactures optical fire detectors for energy and hazardous area flame detection markets.
Ignition systems, temperature sensors and speed probes
Our facilities in Rugby, UK and in Angoulème, France, formerly known as Vibro-Meter (www.vibro-meter.com), specialise in ignition systems for aerospace engines, power generation gas turbines, petrochemical installations and industrial burners. Our facility in Basingstoke, UK supplies and supports complete and integrated sensor packages and produces temperature and rotational speed sensors for aerospace.
Displacement sensors and inertial systems
Our facility in Archamps, France, formerly known as Sensorex (www.sensorex.fr), specialises in linear, rotary displacement, inertial and hybrid sensors and electronics for aerospace and industrial markets.
Piezoceramic components production
Our facility in Kvistgaard, Denmark, formerly known as Ferroperm Piezoceramics (www.ferroperm-piezo.com, www.insensor.com), specialises in manufacturing advanced piezoelectric ceramic components and integrated piezoelectric thick film devices.
Piezoelectric ceramic components
Tel: +45 49 12 71 00
Tel: +45 49 12 71 00