Force Sensors / Transducers

Force Sensors / Transducers

Collision Sensor protects robot arms against impact.

When overall tooling payload is of concern in larger robotic applications, Spring-Assist Collision Sensor (U-4622-SA) provides crash protection by mechanically detecting encountered obstruction, absorbing crash energy, and signaling robot to stop. Response time for this 8.00 in. dia x 4.14 in. high, 13.5 lb unit is 4-10 msec. It offers moment, torque, and force resistance of 3,500-7,630 lb-in.,...

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Non-Contact Torque Sensor Featuring Spline Interfaces
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Non-Contact Torque Sensor Featuring Spline Interfaces

These high performance, non-contact sensors utilize infrared telemetry to measure rotational torque in dynamometer systems. This particular sensor incorporates a unique variation on our standard configurations by featuring interconnecting splines on both ends. A great savings in setup time and axial length by eliminating extra adapters. Our 01251 IR torque sensor family can be configured in...

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Endevco to Display State-of-the-Art Sensor Technology at Automotive Testing Expo 2007 China

Endevco Corporation, the leader for 60 years in sensing solutions for demanding vibration, shock and pressure applications, will showcase a wide range of its most popular products for crash test, pressure, and noise, vibration and harshness applications in booth #6064 at the Automotive Testing Expo 2007 China to be held September 12-14, 2007 at the Shanghai Everbright Convention and Exhibit...

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Vishay Systems to Install Custom-Designed Reel Optimizing System in U.S. Paper Mill to Improve Manufacturing Efficiency

Bowater Mill in Mississippi Will Serve as Show Site for Vishay Weighing, Measurement, and Control Technology MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA August 17, 2007 Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announces that it has received an order from Bowater Incorporated to install a Reel Optimizing System in its Grenada, Mississippi paper mill. Bowater is a leading North American pulp and paper manufacturing company. Vishay...

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Strain Transmitter protects injection molds.
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Strain Transmitter protects injection molds.

Designed to sense impact of mold clamping in injection molding machines, Type 9238A protects from over clamping of mold halves. Sensor operates in molding machine control system to limit force that drives mold platens together. Measuring ranges and other functions such as signal inversion and signal offset can be preset by software. Combining miniature amplifier with sensor in one unit,...

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Bi-Technologies Develops Energy-Efficient Torque Sensor for Electric Power Steering

Non-contacting Magnetorque® sensor features dual phased outputs for reliable diagnostics... FULLERTON, CA (August 9, 2007) - Providing automotive design engineers with an non-contacting torque sensor designed for electric power steering systems, TT electronics BI Technologies Electronic Components Division has developed a steering sensor based on its proven Magnetorque® technology....

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Sensor determines force of sliding doors prior to reversal.
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Sensor determines force of sliding doors prior to reversal.

Model 90335 measures maximum force prior to automatic reversal of power sliding doors and automatic lift gates, such as those used in mini-vans and crossover sport vehicles. Secured in place in door path during automatic closure, sensor can be used in repeated cycling without operator support. This product enables suppliers of automatic power sliding doors and lift gates to keep forces below...

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MicroStrain® Wins its Ninth Best of Sensors Expo Award

Williston, VT - June 26, 2007 - MicroStrain, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded another Gold "Best of Sensors Expo" award in the sensor category. MicroStrain® has now won eight Gold awards and one Silver award in 6 years. This year's award was for an energy harvesting wireless strain node ("ESG-LINK") which was recently used to measure static and dynamic strains in rotating...

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Seat Sensors realiably detect human occupants.

Incorporated into pad mounted under seat cushion, piezoelectric sensor promotes reliability of seat belt alert systems by sensing frequency response of one human and determining his/her relative position. For rear seats, 3-position version is available. Mounted within seat structure in groups of 4, Monocrystalline Silicon Strain Gauge Occupant Weight Sensor measures weight for safe airbag...

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Force Sensors are suited for automotive/component testing.
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Force Sensors are suited for automotive/component testing.

Dynamic quartz force sensors exhibit rigidity that promotes repeatability and over-range protection required for automotive and component testing. ICP® and charge output sensors measure compression, tension, and impacts encountered in Life-Cycle, Durability and Fatigue, Impact, Drop and Crash, and Structural and Modal Testing as well as Penetration and Fracture Analysis. Configurations...

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