Advanced strain sensors for multi-axis, load measurements
The Micro-Measurements brand of Vishay Precision Group’s S5060 Series is a line of Transducer Class multi-grid advanced strain sensors are designed to facilitate multi-axis force, torque/axial and torsional load measurements within robotics, factory automation, machinery and tooling, agricultural and off-highway vehicle, and materials testing applications. They may be further used to convert automotive components into force sensing devices. The S5060 Series incorporates VPG’s advanced sensors technology, from which a specialty arrangement of both shear and axial half-bridge circuits is configured and installed with a common carrier backing. When installed in pairs, the circuitry pattern of the S5060 Series may be used to construct both a full-torsion bridge and a full-poisson bridge, via the installation of just two strain sensors. The alignment of a single pair automatically aligns all other grids installed on the common backing for improved grid-to-grid placement accuracy, optimized installation time, and reduced material and solder connection requirements.
Vishay Precision Group, Inc.
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