Miniature Accelerometer features 100 kHz natural frequency.

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Suitable for high shock measurements, 3086A Series is designed for drop/shock testing and far field blast testing. Piezoelectric accelerometer weighs only 3.5 g, and features top mounted solder pins/terminals which eliminate discontinuities during high gravity events and also help reduce stresses on connector. Offered in 6 ranges from 2,500-70,000 G, electrically isolated and hermetically sealed unit comes with integral electronics.

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High Shock Accelerometer, Model 3086A

Chatsworth, CA (February 21, 2008) - Dytran Instruments, Inc. has just introduced a new series of IEPE accelerometers designed for drop / shock testing and far field blast testing. The 3086A series has a very high natural frequency (100kHz) which makes it ideal for high shock measurements. This miniature piezoelectric accelerometer weighs only 3.5 grams and is recognizable by its top mounted solder pins. The solder terminals eliminate discontinuities during high g events and also reduce stresses on the connector. Because of its unique mounting design, the cable for the 3086A is easily replaceable in the field.

The 3086A series is available in 6 ranges from 2,500g to 70,000g. It has integral electronics, is electrically isolated and hermetically sealed. To learn more about the 3086A series, please visit the Dytran website at or email Priced between $439 and $498.

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Established in 1980, Dytran Instruments, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of piezoelectric and DC accelerometers, force and pressure transducers, and associated electronics. Dytran products are used extensively in aerospace, test and measurement and industrial applications. Additionally, Dytran products are widely utilized for on-board measurements in a variety of aerospace, commercial, and military applications.

Dytran maintains a world-class manufacturing facility in Chatsworth (Los Angeles) California. This vertically integrated facility includes engineering, administrative, manufacturing, and automated machining capabilities.

Dytran products are available worldwide via a network of distributors and representatives.

Technical Contact:
Ken Supin
Application Engineer
Dytran Instruments, Inc.
Tel: 818-700-7818
Fax: 818-700-7880

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