Core Sensors CS90 Series

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Product Features

  • Downhole Pressure Sensor
  • Configurable pressure from 5,000 to 30,000 PSI
  • Accuracy of ≤±0.2% BFSL
  • PT1000 RTD temperature output
  • High strength Inconel 718 (UNS N07718) sensing element
  • Compensated over pressure and temperature
  • Operating Temperature of -40°C to +204°C


  • Compliant

Utilising an fully active four-arm Wheatstone bridge, this sensor incorporates a dielectrically isolated bulk silicon sensing element based on proprietary technology. Its purposeful design is geared towards enduring the challenging conditions of high-pressure and high-temperature environments prevalent in downhole oil and gas exploration.

The standard configuration includes a 3/8”-24 UNF-2A process connection with a 74° cone, a compensated millivolt output signal, a 12.7mm diameter housing, and solder hooks. Additionally, a PT1000 RTD temperature output is included as a standard feature, enhancing its measurement capabilities.

The CS90 Downhole Pressure Sensor boasts a typical compensated output of 10mV/V, with a maximum excitation of 10VDC. This generous output simplifies signal conditioning, providing a user-friendly experience. For legacy installations, an alternative output sensitivity of 2.6mV/V is available, and custom output sensitivities can be accommodated upon request.

All these advanced features are packaged in a small, compact unit with a typical diameter of 12.7mm. Given its compact form, it allows seamless integration into downhole tools without compromising space. Notably, the CS90 is designed without a hex on the front end (adjacent to the process connection threads) to ensure compatibility with drilling tools in confined spaces. However, a hex is incorporated on the back end (near the solder hooks) for ease of installation.

  • Downhole Pressure Sensor
  • Configurable pressure ranges from 5,000 to 30,000 PSI sealed gauge
  • Accuracy of ≤±0.2% BFSL *
  • Stability of ≤±0.25% of FS (1 year)
  • Overpressure of 1.5x rated pressure
  • Burst pressure of 3x rated pressure
  • Platinum Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) Class A, PT1000
  • Typical compensated output of 10mV/V** with an excitation*** of 10VDC (max)
  • Operating temperature of −40°C to +204°C
  • Compensated temperature of +25°C to +150°C
  • 3/8”-24 UNF-2A w/ 74° cone process connection
  • Wetted material of Inconel 718 (UNS N07718)
  • Independent shock (IEC 60068-2-27) and vibration (IEC 60068-2-6) tested
  • Polynomial data available upon request

* Accuracy includes non-linearity, hysteresis and non-repeatability
** For legacy installations, 2.6mV/V is available
** Sensor will operate off of any voltage up to 10VDC. Output is ratiometric to supply voltage used.

Typical applications for the CS90 downhole pressure sensor include:

  • Measurement While Drilling (MWD)
  • Logging While Drilling (LWD)
  • Pressure While Drilling (PWD)
  • Wireline and Rotary Tools
  • Downhole Tools
  • Oil & Gas Exploration

Disclaimer: Unless otherwise agreed in writing, Core Sensors products are not authorised for use in applications including medical devices, life support systems, in-flight aerospace, nuclear or any other application where the product failure could result in personal injury or death.


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Dimensions 12.7 x 12.7 x 57.6mm
Product Type

Series / Model

Process Connection

Wetted Material


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Pressure Range

Pressure Unit

Pressure Type

Calibration Data

10-Point (room temp), 5-Point (room temp), 9-Point (room temp) (5 up, 4 down), No data, Polynomial Data *


Temperature Range (°C)

Core Sensors CS90 Series Ordering Info

Below is the model number configuration for the CS90 series from Core Sensors.

Ordering example: CS90-ADEA000-20000PS-C00

Series / Model (CSXX)


Process Connection (X)

3/8”-24 UNF-2A w/ 74° cone

Wetted Material (X)

Inconel® 718

Output (X)

5mV/V with PT1000
10mV/V with PT1000
2.6mV/V with PT1000

Electrical (X)

Solder hooks

Options (XXX)

No special options

Pressure Range (XXXXX)

Insert 5digit pressure code, max 30,000 PSI
i.e. 05000 = 5000 PSI

Pressure Unit (X)


Pressure Type (X)

Sealed gauge

Calibration Data (XXX)

No data
5-Point (room temp)
10-Point (room temp)
9-Point (room temp) (5 up, 4 down)
Polynomial Data *

* +25°C to +150°C, 6 temperature points, 5 pressure readings at each temperature

Core Sensors CS90 Series Resources

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Supporting Product Information

Supporting Manufacturer Information

  • Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Subsea