Sherborne Sensors, an ISO9001 Quality Endorsed Company, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of high-precision inclinometers, accelerometers, force transducers and load cells, rotary encoders, instrumentation and accessories for industrial, military and aerospace customers. Products offered under the Sherborne Sensors brand are renowned for their ultra-reliability and long-life precision within critical applications. Recent acquisition of synergistic technologies by Sherborne Sensors within their inclinometer and force and load cell offerings has allowed customers to benefit from expanded product lines, with added benefits of engineering support, global sales presence, repair, refurbishment and calibration services, stocking programs, and continuous product improvement. Establishment of their new North American operations in 2009 has added enhanced local support offerings, and has allowed Sherborne Sensors to offer even greater service to their valued customers.
The Company also engages in the design and development of customized products and engineered solutions to meet specific end user applications. Currently about 50% of the Company’s production is centered on custom products.
Sherborne Sensors’ products are utilized in a wide variety of markets, including aerospace, military, energy, transportation, municipal infrastructure, bulk steel milling and fabrication, and mining. The potential range of applications for Sherborne products is extensive, and continually increasing. Applications include fire control system stabilization for military platforms, die adjustment for continuous metal casting operations, road profiling systems, optimization of down hole techniques for directional drilling systems, bridge fatigue monitoring, and more. Markets and applications typically entail harsh environments where extremes in temperature, shock, vibration and particulates are found.
Products have ranges from 1 to +/-90 degrees, with accuracy to 0.1 arc second (0.000028 degrees). Various configurations are offered, including standard, miniature and cylindrical, with single and multi-axes output capability. Customization of products to meet specific application requirements is available.
Products have ranges from +/-0.1 to +/-500g, with shock limits to 1500g and non-linearity to 0.03% FRO. Products can be ordered with a variety of connections, excitation voltages, and physical configurations. Customized configurations are also available.
Products have ranges from +/-30 grams to over 1,000 kN. A wide variety of product configurations are available. Sherborne specializes in developing customized force and weight sensing solutions to meet specific customer applications, from one of kind needs, through large, OEM applications.
Sherborne Sensors distributes Leine & Linde encoders. Backed by a 30-year heritage in this specialist technology, these rotary encoders are acknowledged to be among the most precise, robust and versatile on the world market.
Sherborne Sensors offer indicators with unparalleled price and performance, using technologies to perfectly complement the Sherborne high precision range of products. Sensor and indicator products are often specified together as part of an integrated solution.
Sherborne Sensors’ state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is located in Hampshire in the south of England, in an area widely described as the UK's 'Transducer Valley'. This location allows for the availability of a highly skilled work force to support the Company’s ongoing operations and growth.
Manufacturing processes have been developed to conform with the highest quality standards in the industry. All manufacturing staff are highly trained, working to stringent standards of accuracy and performance. Manufacturing techniques are optimized to deliver product with maximum reliability, precision, and performance, and a continuous quality monitoring program ensures that every product is thoroughly tested at each stage of the manufacturing process.