Meggitt Sensing Systems

Meggitt Sensing Systems is the Meggitt division specializing in sensing and monitoring systems.

We measure physical parameters in the extreme environments of aircraft, space vehicles, power generators, nuclear, oil and gas installations and test laboratories.

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 to provide complete systems from a single supply base.

Through our transformation into one, Meggitt Sensing Systems will

  • increase market and customer focus with investment in our people, tools and infrastructure
  • further develop the cradle-to-grave view of the product lifecycle with emphasis on improved program and contract management
  • build bigger and more integrated businesses that will be more competitive through increased efficiency
  • establish standard ways of working across all of our sites

Meggitt PLC

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. Some 9,600 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in India and the Middle East. Meggitt businesses are supported by an evolving group infrastructure with strong functional leadership. In 2010, Meggitt implemented a new structure comprising five new operating divisions: Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems, Meggitt Control Systems, Meggitt Equipment Group, Meggitt Polymers & Composites and Meggitt Sensing Systems. This enables us to combine talents and technologies, share services and benefit from a range of centrally managed initiatives. From information technology to strategic sourcing and low-cost manufacturing, all are designed to boost the efficiency of our operations and give customers what they want.

MSS aerospace products

  • Vibration sensors (acceleration, velocity, displacement)
  • Dynamic pressure sensors
  • Blade health and tip clearance sensors
  • Displacement and position sensors
  • Rotational shaft speed sensors
  • Temperature sensors (includes advanced optical sensors)
  • Oil and fuel level sensors
  • Oil debris collectors and suppressors
  • Mass fuel flowmeters
  • Optical light-off detectors
  • Ignition systems
  • Inertial systems and gyrometers
  • Engine Vibration Monitoring systems (EVM)
  • Engine Health Monitoring systems (EHM)
  • Helicopter Health and Usage Monitoring systems (HUMS)

MSS energy products

  • Displacement and inclination sensors
  • Vibration sensors (acceleration, velocity, displacement)
  • Pressure sensors (static, dynamic)
  • Ice detection systems
  • Fire and flame detectors
  • Ignition systems
  • Combustion analysis systems
  • Blade health and clearance monitoring systems
  • Condition and performance monitoring systems
  • Site services

Meggitt’s sensing system product lines are globally recognized for quality and reliability.


Protection and condition monitoring hardware, software and transducers for power generation applications diagnose machinery health and control costs.


Best-in-class LVDTs guard against thermal differential expansion of large steam turbines and inclinometers aid in gas turbine alignment.

Wilcoxon Research

Industrial accelerometers, 4-20 mA sensors and vibration transmitters make machinery health monitoring cost-effective for all rotating equipment.

MSS measurement products

  • Shock and vibration sensors
  • Dynamic and static pressure sensors
  • Linear acceleration, displacement and position sensors
  • Noise and acoustic sensors
  • Calibration systems, signal conditioners and shakers
  • Portable vibration monitoring systems
  • Inclinometers


Meggitt is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of dynamic instrumentation for vibration, shock and pressure measurements. The Endevco product line of accelerometer and shock sensor product offering includes piezoelectric, IEPE, piezoresistive and variable capacitance type devices. Our pressure products include both piezoelectric and piezoresistive type transducers for use in dynamic, static and acoustic applications. All of these transducers are supported by a complete line of related signal conditioners, amplifiers, cables, measurement systems and accessories. Over the years, the Endevco name has earned a reputation for providing mission critical performance for the most challenging aerospace, automotive, defense, industrial, and medical applications where accurate and reliable data is absolutely vital. Examples of this include impact monitoring of NASA's space shuttle, automotive crash and crush safety testing, in-flight gas turbine vibration monitoring, and activity monitoring in pacemakers.