Transducer resists lateral forces.

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Suited for synchronous force and displacement measurements, U3 force transducer resists lateral forces and bending moments caused by weight of any connected machine parts that can lead to measurement errors. Lateral forces up to 100% of nominal rated force can be absorbed by welding supporting membrane parallel to measuring element through outer ring. Compact product, available in 8 measuring ranges from 0.5-100 kN, only records force applied in measurement direction.



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Transducer Resists Lateral Forces



HBM's latest U3 force transducer resists lateral forces and bending moments caused by the weight of any connected machine parts that can lead to measurement errors.

HBM has ensured that lateral forces of up to 100 per cent of the nominal (rated) force can be absorbed by welding a supporting membrane parallel to the measuring element through an outer ring, The transducer has greatly improved accuracy since only the force applied in the measurement direction is recorded.

The U3 force transducer comes in eight measuring ranges covering 0.5 kN to 100 kN. The design is compact and includes flanged force application surfaces to ease installation.

Suitable for industrial and R&D applications, the U3 force transducer is ideal for synchronous force and displacement measurements found, for example, in assembly processes on automated production lines.

For more information contact:

Robert Davis, HBM Inc.,19 Bartlett Street, Marlborough, MA, 01752

Email: robert.davis@hbm.com Tel: 800-578-4260 Tel: 508-624-4500 Fax: 508-485-7480 Web: www.hbm.com

About HBM:

HBM, with U.S. headquarters located in Marlborough, Mass., is a leading global supplier of measurement technologies, products and solutions for industrial test and measurement applications. HBM provides complete measurement solutions - from sensor to software - for industrial and laboratory applications. Its wide range of measurement parameters includes force, torque, weight, strain, displacement and pressure. Primary markets include aerospace, automotive and manufacturing.

HBM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spectris plc.

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