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Kistler at MEDTEC Europe 2012: 100 % Quality with Process Monitoring for Injection Molding, Assembly and Product Inspection

Injection Molding, Assembly and Product Inspection In-process quality assurance solutions made by Kistler Group have proven their high efficiency for applications in medical technology, diagnostics and pharmaceutical industry for years. At the specialist trade show MEDTEC Europe, which takes place from 13 through 15 March, 2012 in Stuttgart/Germany, visitors to the Kistler booth no. 4453 in hall...

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Triaxial Accelerometer features low-mass design.
Controls & Controllers

Triaxial Accelerometer features low-mass design.

Type 8688A IEPE triaxial accelerometer simultaneously measures vibration in 3 orthogonal axes. Unit incorporates Kistler PiezoBeamÂ-® technology, with ceramic cantilevered beam enclosed within lightweight welded titanium housing. Low-noise charge amplifier and 4-pin connector, for mounting in confined areas, are included. Operating from internal power source found in most FFT analyzers,...

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Portable Meter aids in gasoline engine maintenance.
Test & Measurement

Portable Meter aids in gasoline engine maintenance.

Equipped with LCD, 300 Hz Butterworth low pass filter, and RS-232 interface capability, Type 2515A1 engine peak meter simplifies maintenance and monitoring programs. Calculations include arithmetic mean value of peak pressure, standard deviation, steepest slope of pressure curve, and engine speed. Able to operate for 20 hr from 9 V battery, unit provides data storage for 36 successive pressure...

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Engine Monitoring Sensors have minimum life of 16,000 hr.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Engine Monitoring Sensors have minimum life of 16,000 hr.

Suited for monitoring cylinder pressure in stationary gas engines, sensor type 6613CA incorporates knock- and corrosion-resistant diaphragm as well as piezoelectric quartz measuring element that minimizes thermal shock and instability. Anti-strain internal design negates sensitivities to mounting stress and particulate contamination. Inline charge amplifier has 2 measuring ranges, to 100 and 250...

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Foot Plates aid in rehabilitation of foot and leg.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Foot Plates aid in rehabilitation of foot and leg.

Instrumentation grade Type 9281 and 9287B force plates incorporate piezoelectric force sensors with quartz crystals that convert force into data signal. Designed into foot tracks that don't reveal instrumentation beneath, patient steps, walks, or runs as instructed on outlined zone. Graduated force patterns visually represent physical condition, and impressions are captured for gait in motion...

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Molding Pressure Sensors use single wire technology.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Molding Pressure Sensors use single wire technology.

With respective front diameters of 4 and 6 mm, models 6157B and 6152A use single wire technology to speed in-the-mold pressure sensor installation for large plastics molds. Handling wire lengths up to 5 m, procedures such as shortening cables and attachment to connectors are accomplished without soldering. Push-on connectors enable slipping-in stripped wires to make connections. Sensors are...

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Force Sensor measures vehicle weight at highway speeds.

Force Sensor measures vehicle weight at highway speeds.

LineasÂ-® Weigh In Motion Sensor Type 9195E measures wheel- and axle loads and also determines vehicle gross weight under rolling traffic conditions. Compact cables require 8 mm wide installation slots and channels for integration into road surface. Quartz piezoelectric sensor provides stability, is insensitive to temperature changes, and is protected to IP 68. Available in 2 sensing lengths,...

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Company News

Kistler Group Continues to Expand: Revenues up 20 %, Strengthening of Customerspecific Development Capacities with New Tech Office in Heidelberg, Building up of Software Development Team in Bratislava, Investments at the Winterthur Site

The Kistler Group is maintaining its high pace of growth. After the first eight months of the year, the Group is reporting revenues of CHF 171 million, representing a rise of 20 % compared to the previous year. The workforce both at the head office in Winterthur and at other group sites has been further expanded. In contrast to the general trend in the industry, and despite the unfavorable euro...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Kistler at MEDTEC Europe 2012: 100 % Quality with Process Monitoring for Injection Molding, Assembly and Product Inspection

Injection Molding, Assembly and Product Inspection In-process quality assurance solutions made by Kistler Group have proven their high efficiency for applications in medical technology, diagnostics and pharmaceutical industry for years. At the specialist trade show MEDTEC Europe, which takes place from 13 through 15 March, 2012 in Stuttgart/Germany, visitors to the Kistler booth no. 4453 in hall...

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Company News

Kistler Opens New North American Technical Center in Novi, Michigan

Company Now Operating Two Growing Facilities in US Market December 19, 2011 - Novi, Michigan, USA - Kistler (www.kistler.com), a worldwide supplier of precision sensors, systems and instrumentation for engine, chassis and vehicle development, as well as vehicle component manufacturing systems, has announced the successful completion of its new North American Technical Center, a 20,000 s.f. sales,...

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Company News

Kistler Announces Establishment of Group Company Presence in Mexico

August 11, 2011, Novi, Michigan, USA - Kistler (www.kistler.com), a worldwide supplier of precision sensors, systems and instrumentation for the dynamic measurement of pressure, force, torque and acceleration, today announced the official opening of its latest group company, Kistler Instruments, S.de R.L. de C.V. (Kistler Mexico), a fully dedicated sales support and service facility located in...

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Company News

Kistler Group on a Steady Course for Growth with Orders up 50 %

The Kistler Group based in Winterthur, Switzerland, looks back on a successful 2010 financial year with sales increasing 34 % to 213 million Swiss francs. Without the negative currency effects this would have been a new record year. The recovery of the world economy, and particularly the boom in the Asian automobile industry, mean things are also taking off for the Kistler Group. Sales were...

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Company News

QUALITY MOLDING Powered by Kistler: The New 100% Quality Seal for Injection Molding Processes

The new QUALITY MOLDING powered by Kistler seal sends a clear signal of zero-defect cavity pressure-based injection molding. The 100% QUALITY MOLDING seal stands for zero-defect injection molding processes - particularly for the production of electrical, medical and automotive applications. The core technology responsible for this achievement is cavity pressure-based process and quality...

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Company News

Kistler and STASA Develop an Automatic Method for the Prognosis of Injection Molded Part Quality

Swiss company Kistler Instrumente AG of Winterthur is the leading international supplier of sensors and systems for in-line cavity pressure-based quality monitoring of injection molding processes. German specialist Steinbeis Angewandte Systemanalyse GmbH (STASA) with headquarters in Stuttgart has many years of experience in the development of process models, online prognosis of quality features...

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Company News

Kistler's Lorch Production Site Commissions New Calibration Unit for Torque Sensors and Torque Systems

Kistler has commissioned an additional calibration unit for torque sensors on its Lorch production site. Acceptance and accreditation by the DAkkS (formerly DKD) in December 2009 means Kistler's Center of Excellence for Torque Sensors now has two high-precision calibration units approved by this German accreditation body. The new system for sensors with a torque rating of up to 5 000 Nom is a...

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Company News

Kistler Group Awarded Major Contract in India

The Kistler Group has been awarded the contract for instrumentation of three crash centers for the Indian automobile industry. The client for this substantial deal worth almost twenty million Swiss francs is the autonomous project under Department of Heavy Industries - National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP). This means last year's acquisitions by the Business Unit...

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Triaxial Accelerometer features low-mass design.
Controls & Controllers

Triaxial Accelerometer features low-mass design.

Type 8688A IEPE triaxial accelerometer simultaneously measures vibration in 3 orthogonal axes. Unit incorporates Kistler PiezoBeamÂ-® technology, with ceramic cantilevered beam enclosed within lightweight welded titanium housing. Low-noise charge amplifier and 4-pin connector, for mounting in confined areas, are included. Operating from internal power source found in most FFT analyzers,...

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