Aerospace & Defense

Particle Measuring Systems (PMS) has been at the forefront of contamination monitoring technology in the aerospace and defense industries for over 45 years. Our expertise spans from ensuring contamination control in spacecraft assembly to pioneering the development of particle monitors for extraterrestrial exploration. In 1978, a PMS particle counter was onboard Pioneer Venus Project. This long history underscores our commitment to providing state-of-the-art technology tailored to the unique demands of aerospace and defense manufacturing.

Our contributions to the aerospace and defense sectors are underpinned by our expansive product portfolio, including sensors and systems designed for real-time particle monitoring. Products like the flagship Lasair® Pro Portable Particle Counter and the award-winning IsoAir® Pro-Plus Remote Particle Sensor exemplify our focus on meeting critical manufacturing standards and providing tools for real-time defect detection and quality assurance. Additional cutting-edge solutions like the AirSentry® II Ion Mobility Spectrometer and the NanoAir™ 10, 10 nm Air Particle Counter are engineered to cater to the rigorous standards of aerospace and defense environments, offering unparalleled precision in contamination detection.

PMS’s commitment to innovation and quality service is further demonstrated by our extensive patent portfolio and global presence. With more than 600 employees, over 35 distributors, and local sales and services in more than 50 countries we are local everywhere you are. This global reach ensures local support for aerospace and defense clients worldwide, embodying their mission to enable success through leading technology, quality service, collaborative solutions, and unmatched expertise.

By continuously pushing the boundaries of contamination monitoring, PMS provides invaluable insights and technological solutions that support the evolving needs of the Aerospace and Defense industries, making us a longstanding and trusted partner in achieving high standards of quality and reliability in manufacturing processes that take us to the next levels of space.


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Contamination Control Products

Remote Particle Counter: IsoAir® Pro-Plus

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Portable Particle Counter: Lasair® Pro

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0.1 Micron Airborne Particle Counter: Lasair® III 110 Mobile

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Handheld Particle Counter: Handilaz® Mini II

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Condensation Particle Counter CPC: NanoAir™ 10

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20 nm Liquid Particle Counter: Ultra DI® 20 Plus

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20 nm Chemical Particle Counter: Chem 20™

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AMC Monitoring: AirSentry® II Point-of-Use Ion Mobility Spectrometer

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