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Transducer heating – Cozy and warm…

Transducer heating – Cozy and warm…

To prevent icing of the front surface and for reliable measurement even at temperatures close to and below freezing point, we equip our ultrasonic transducers with an optional heater. The heating element prevents the transducer from freezing and the build-up of frost,...

High-performer under pressure

High-performer under pressure

We have developed a product on a glass feedthrough for use in a high-pressure environment and for flushing with aggressive media. Here, a transducer or a quartet of four transducers is provided with a polyurethane sheath and contacted via strands. These run onto the...

Customization? – We can.

Customization? – We can.

Flexibility, customizability and individual solutions set SECO apart from the growing global competition. To this end, we offer our customers customizable products that are perfectly designed for their application. For example, the standard SC031 transducer is...

SECO+PMUT for ranges up to 30 meters

SECO+PMUT for ranges up to 30 meters

For ranges up to 30 meters, combine our powerful ultrasonic transducers with highly sensitive piezoelectric micromechanical ultrasonic transducers (PMUT). There have been commercially available PMUTs on the world market for several years. These operate at frequencies...

SC017 – perfect partner for PMUT

SC017 – perfect partner for PMUT

Perfect for combination with high-sensitivity PMUTs: our new, high-performance 175 kHz mulit-use transducer SC017. After revision of the matching material design, the SC017 is mainly characterized by a strong echo signal and excellent performance in a working range...

SC042 – Family is complete

SC042 – Family is complete

SC042 - Our 400 kHz ultrasonic transducer for automation and the anemometer of the future The previous gap of single transducers at 400 kHz is closed by our SC042. With its slim dimensions and the high frequencies it realizes even smaller anemometers or sensors in the...

Visiting our supplier PI Ceramic

Visiting our supplier PI Ceramic

Our product managers (from left) Stefan Schneider, Ralph Schenderlein, Lisa Loidolt and our Managing Director Eugen Gergert visiting our supplier for highest quality piezo technology PI Ceramic in Lederhose, Thuringia. We would like to thank them for decades of...

Clothes make the man?

Clothes make the man?

Clothes make the man? For once, that's true for us. For the start of the new year, all members of the SECO family have new company clothing. Elegant, timeless and perfect for even more community spirit.

Ultrasound in motion

Ultrasound in motion

"In parking aids and reversing sensors as well as in cash dispensers and on wind turbines, ultrasonic transducers are critical for the function, because they enable fast and exact measurements. In the development and production of ultrasonic transducers, SECO Sensor...

1000 batches – a new record

1000 batches – a new record

A year of superlatives is drawing to a close. But even in the last days of 2022, SECO still breaks a record: Our fitting material team produces the 1000th batch of our unique, in-house material, which is used to couple the vibrations of the piezoceramics to air. Never...

Our smallest vs tallest

Our smallest vs tallest

From installation in the smallest assemblies to the largest ranges, SECO offers a suitable solution for every measurement task. Our smallest ultrasonic transducer SC049 has a diameter of only 6 millimeters with an installation height of 5 millimeters. This means that...

Building is in progress…

Building is in progress…

There is a lot of hammering, digging and working going on in front of our Coburg headquarters: SECO is being connected to the local district heating network. Zukünftig we will then get our heating energy from the nearby waste-to-energy plant. This protects the...

What a typical SECO workplace looks like?

What a typical SECO workplace looks like?

The daily work routine in our transducer manufactory consists of a varied mix of different manual activities. For the production of an ultrasonic transducer, a piezoceramic disk is typically bonded with our in-house fitting material. The transducer is then contacted...

The sun is smiling…

The sun is smiling…

...and of course the large photovoltaic system on the roof of our Coburg headquarters is happy about that. We already draw a large part of our energy requirements at both production sites from renewable sources. And we are constantly working to improve our carbon...

An apple a day

An apple a day

The success of a company depends to a large extent on healthy, satisfied employees. Our employee fruit makes a small contribution to this. Every Monday, a regional distributor delivers a colorful box of fruit to our sites in Coburg and Küps. It tastes good, keeps you...

Transducer production in full swing

Transducer production in full swing

Everywhere you look at SECO, there is plenty to do. All departments are working at full capacity, tirelessly producing thousands of first-class ultrasonic transducers. In addition to our employees, our manufactory naturally requires the highest quality raw materials -...

New year, new construction site

New year, new construction site

Wherever you look, the signs are pointing to growth. The number of our employees has now risen to over 70 people and the order situation also continues to be excellent. However, we have been running out of space for some time now. Therefore, we have been expanding our...

Transducers cold as ice

Transducers cold as ice

Winter is coming... For use in winter environments, we are glad to equip our transducers with an additional heater. This prevents the transducer from freezing and enables reliable measurement results even in ice and snow. The heating is realized by a tiny, built-in...

We love recycling

We love recycling

For the production of our ultrasonic transducers we need a number of different chemicals and precious metals. At the same time, the topic of sustainability and environmental protection is close to our hearts. Therefore, we pay special attention to the quantities and...

25 years SECO Sensor Consult

25 years SECO Sensor Consult

In October 1996, the physicist Thomas Möckl and the graduate engineer Thomas Siebenhaar jointly took the decision to found a company for ultrasonic transducers in Coburg, Upper Franconia. With only one employee and the company headquarters in a 50 m² small plot of the...

The SC049 – Our smallest

The SC049 – Our smallest

With a component size of only 6 x 5 millimeters, we present our smallest ultrasonic transducer - the SC049 single transducer. Its minimal outer diameter of only 6 millimeters makes it possible for the first time to combine an ultrasonic transducer with an M8 housing....