Force Sensors / Transducers

Force Sensors / Transducers

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.
Force Sensors / Transducers

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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Force Sensors / Transducers

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.
Force Sensors / Transducers

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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Force Sensors / Transducers

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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Force Sensors / Transducers

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.
Force Sensors / Transducers

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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Force Sensors / Transducers

Force Measurement System is suited for PLCs.

Intended for process monitoring/control applications, In-Process Force Measurement system consists of Series M240 ICP® Strain Sensor and Model 410A01 ICP® signal conditioner. System features Peak Hold that allows older PLC systems to stay in synch with high-speed production cycles, while signal conditioner captures/holds peak reading until PLC can scan for value. Solid-state relay...

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Force Sensors / Transducers

PCB Piezotronics Earns CE Mark Qualification for Sale of Series 4100 and 4200 Rotating Torque Transducers in Europe

March 8, 2007, Depew, New York, USA - PCB Piezotronics (PCB) has announced that it has received CE qualifications for its Series 4100 and 4200 rotating torque transducers, in accordance with European Union EMC directives. Sensors use non-contact, rotary transformers for sending excitation voltage to, and receiving measurement signals from, the rotating strain gage sensor. The maintenance-free,...

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Force Sensors / Transducers

Force Sensor performs indirect pressure measurement.

Measuring 0.24 in. dia x 0.24 in. high, Model 219A05 obtains indirect measurement of injection molding cavity pressure in limited-space industrial applications. Sensor offers FS measurement ranges up to 560 lb and exhibits stiffness that allows for following of accelerated transient events. This miniature charge output quartz force sensor may also be used to measure short term, quasi-static...

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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit
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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit

Providing adequate fall protection is always a critical consideration and one that in many cases can be difficult to ensure. The new Mobile Fall Protection Unit is designed to facilitate positive fall protection in applications that would typically be difficult or impossible to provide with standard methods. To learn all about the advantages and convenience, see our video.

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