Lake Shore temperature sensors provide the most versatile, accurate, and dependable performance in the industry. For over 20 years, companies around the world have depended on Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc. to supply high reliability and flight-qualified temperature sensors for their major programs. At Lake Shore we are committed to our ISO 9001 quality system and adhere to strict quality standards.
Critical processes are controlled by a combination of destructive testing of sample parts and detailed data analysis. All manufacturing steps are completed at Lake Shore by Lake Shore personnel. Subcontracted Military Standard testing is performed by approved and authorized test laboratories.
Routinely requested MIL-STD tests:
- Precap inspection
- Bond strength
- Die shear
- PIND (particle impact noise)
- Fine and gross hermetic seal
- Constant acceleration
- High temperature reverse bias (diode)
- High temperature life
- Steady-state life
- Operational life
- Thermal shock/cycling
- Vibration, variable frequency
- Steady-state total dose irradiation
Material certification and certificate of conformance are also provided upon request.
Calibration (electrical testing)
Lake Shore has a fully certified cryogenic temperature calibration facility. The temperature calibration facility and procedures for diode and resistance sensor calibrations are maintained and NIST traceable.
A sample of Lake Shore sensor applications
Research and defense satellites
Liquid cryogen storage facilities