Engine Research & Development

Cylinder Pressure Indication with Kistler – Precise, Solution-Oriented and Cost-Effective.

One measurand above all others is critically important when developing combustion engines – cylinder pressure as a function of the crank angle. Cylinder pressure indication allows analysis of the combustion process, carburetion and engine gas exchange. This makes it possible to assess and compare engine parameters for research and development purposes. Optical investigations are performed to deeply analyze and accurately optimize the processes in the combustion chamber. The objectives: enhanced efficiency and power, improved comfort and reduced emissions. Kistler is the global market leader for highest-quality solutions in cylinder pressure and gas exchange sensor technology.

Combustion Analysis & Cylinder Pressure Testing
Combustion Analysis & Cylinder Pressure Testing

Accurate measurements of cylinder pressure and crank angle as well as intake- and exhaust-gas pressure are absolutely crucial factors when developing combustion engines.

Mobile Combustion Analysis
Mobile Combustion Analysis

For more than 50 years, Kistler has led the field in innovative, application-oriented measurement systems for engine development.


Kistler's compact pressure sensors ensure the highest signal quality combined with great reliability – yet they require a minimum of space.

Optical Combustion Analysis

More options to optimize combustion processes through imaging.

To efficiently process huge amounts of measurement data ("big test data"): AMS brings even more digital competencies to the Kistler Group.
Accurate and insensitive to its mounting position: the new Type 6044A M8 sensor features an anti-strain design to ensure reliable, high-quality results.
Exhibitions and Events
Sindelfingen, Germany
4. KiBox User Meeting
Oval Lingotto Fairground, Turin (Italy)
A&T Automation & Testing 2019
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