Force Sensors from Applied Measurement Australia

Force Sensors’ range includes web tension controls, torque, pressure transducers, strain gauges and load cells.

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Force Sensors
Applied Measurement’s range of force sensors are ideal for use in every industry from aeronautical and automotive to robotics and medical. The range features:

  • Pressure Transducers
  • Load Cells
  • Web Tension Controls
  • Strain Gauges (including Fibre Optic)
  • Torque measurement devices

Force Sensor Applications
Forse sensors can be used for the following applications and industries:

Air Pressure systems, Ballistics, Water Hammer, Automotive, Medical, Refrigeration, Exercise Machine, Consumer OEM, Lifts, Oceanography, Robotics, Level Systems, Flow Control, Energy & Water, HVAC Control, Transportation, Crash Test Dummies, Winch & Host, Air Flow Testing, Hydraulic Pressure Systems, Aircraft & Aerospace Testing, Wind Tunnels, Acoustic, High Frequency Measurement, Automotive, Seat Belt Force, White Goods, Research.

Key Features of Force Sensors

Pressure Sensor and Transducer

  • General Purpose, Sealed, Absolute & Differential Gauges
  • Range: 0 to 30Kpsi
  • Accuracy: 0.1-0.25% FSO & ±0.05- ±0.1% Non-Linearity
  • Board level, SMD, miniature/compact (0.8mm x 0.08)
  • Output / Span: 0-100mV, 05-4.5Vdc, 1-5Vdc, 4-20mA
  • Temperature Compensated
  • Operating Temperature Range: -40 to +350 C
  • Temperature Sensors (Optional)
  • Low cost option

Load Cell

  • Tension and compression
  • S, K, Platform, Beam, Bending Beam, Button, Low profile, Centre & Through hole
  • Up to 5 tonnes
  • Accuracy: ±1.0% FSO
  • Up to IP67 (Rugged & Robust) 
  • Output:1.2 –  2mv/V ±0.4%
  • Stainless Steel Construction (including light weight)
  • Operating Temperature Range: -40 to +120 C
  • High Temperature Reliability and Stability
  • Supply Voltage (Excitation): 5 to 10Vdc
  • Low cost option

Web Tension and Control

  • Versatile, automatic and easy to use control system
  • Single Printed Board Option for OEM applications
  • Unwind, Rewind, Dancer, Free Loop, and Ranger Control all-in-one package
  • “Weightless” calibration and on-screen diagnostics simplify load cell setup
  • Multi-line alphanumeric display simplifies setup and operation
  • Back-light display for viewing in any light condition
  • Stores four setups for quick, precise changeovers
  • Multiple memory setup for quick material/machine changeovers
  • Program security prevents unauthorized changes
  • Selectable inches or metric units for measurement
  • Parameter access via Ethernet
  • Switch selectable 115 or 230 VAC control unit
  • Output: 4-20mA, 0-10VDC, ±10VDC
  • Adjustable soft start prevents web breaks
  • Adjustable stop multiplier and hold torque prevents slack webs
  • Adjustable taper tension for rewinds to make better rolls
  • Automatic or manual operations
  • Controls magnetic particle clutches & brakes for optimum of web tension
  • Optimized torque or speed control operation
  • Inertia Compensation stops large unwind rolls
  • Automatic turning for quick setup
  • Ultra-sonic never touches the web
  • Ruggedly constructed for long life and dependability
  • Up to IP65 Rated
  • Choice of mounting options for flexibility
  • User-friendly keypad and display
  • Interface directly with PLC, DCS, DAQ Systems, etc

Strain Gauge

  • Up to 3-Axis (Elements) 
  • Bending, Shearing & Torsional Stress
  • 2000 to 50KuStrains (Fibre Optic Option)
  • Use on Mild Steel, Stainless Steel & Aluminium Alloy,
  • Weldable Gauges
  • Waterproof Moulded Type
  • Self Temperature Compensated 
  • Adhesives for instantaneous bonding
  • Humidity-proof coating materials for strain gauges
  • Output: 1.2 –  2mv/V ±0.4%
  • Stainless Steel Construction (including light weight)
  • Operating Temperature Range: up to 1315 C 
  • High Temperature Reliability and Stability
  • Supply Voltage (Excitation): 5 to 10Vdc
  • Custom Built Strain Gauges (Qty Based)

Torque Measurement Device 

  • Dynamic torque measurement of all continuous drive and impulse tools
  • Wide range of devices/tools, ranging from multi-axis load cell to Shaft sensors & handheld indicators
  • Extremely High Strength Stainless Steel Load Cells Bi-directional Hand-held indicator for angle and pulse count in track, peak, 1st peak and pulse measurement modes
  • Miniature, Compression or Tension Load Cells
  • Measure all six components force & torque (Fx, Fy, Fz, Tx, Ty, Tz)
  • Easy-read DIN-Rail displays with simultaneous display of all relevant information
  • Robust construction of high strength injection moulding for Indicators
  • Up to 200 reading memory of both parameter values with time and date stamp
  • Comprehensive Audit tool and more
  • Plug & Play for all transducer systems and wrenches
  • Variety of  IP Ratings
  • Temperature Range -10 to +70 C

For further information on force sensors please visit the Applied Measurement Australia website. You will find the link below.

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