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Airbag Compatible Steering Effort Sensor

 
Airbag Compatible Steering Effort Sensor
Airbag Compatible Steering Effort Sensor
 

INTRODUCTION:

Digital FM telemetry offers continuous, non-contact torque data from the very low mass, rotating steering sensor to a stationary receiver. This system provides a portable, stateof- the-art steering effort sensor. It can be used in the field, laboratory, or on the test track to measure steering torque and angle requirements.

 

FEATURES:

  • Low system mass
  •  Airbag compatibility
  • No drag from bearings or slip rings
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Digital telemetry to eliminate signal interference

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Capacity(in. lbs.) F.S.              : 200, 500, & 1,000
  • Output nom., F.S.                   : +/- 5 volts DC
  • Signal Coupling                      : FM Transmitter/Receiver
  • Encoder (optical )                   : 7,200 PPR w/Quadrature
  • High (H) Resolution (degrees)  : 05
  • Max Range (degrees)              : +/- 409
  • Output at max range (volts)     : +/- 5
  • Low (L) Resolution (degrees)    : 0.2
  • Max Range (degrees)               : +/- 1638
  • Output at max range (volts)     : +/- 5
  • Rate (degrees/sec)                  : 2.8
  • Range (degrees/sec)                : +/- 1000
  • Output at max range (volts)     : +/- 5

   Non-Air-Bag Compatible Steering Effort Sensor

 
Non-Airbag Compatible Steering Effort Sensor
Non-Airbag Compatible Steering Effort Sensor
 

    INTRODUCTION:

    This steering effort transducer was designed to evaluate steering torque requirements of non-airbag equipped, new and existing steering systems and components used in automobile, trucks, buses, and material handling equipment. Quantitative evaluations of steering systems, steering geometries, tire interactions, and safety factors are made using this device. The steering effort sensor is equipped with a 14” steering wheel. This is fastened to the existing steering wheel by means of a fixed or optional adjustable 3 point clamp assembly. For direct steering shaft attachment, a custom adapter plate is available.

 

    FEATURES:
  • High level analog torque signal output
  • Steering column adapter plates
  • Replace 10kohm potentiometer with optical encoder
  • Encoder to analog converter

 

    SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Capacities                         : 100 to 3,000 in.- lbs.
  • Overload capacity               : 150% of F.S.
  • Output at full scale load       : 2.0 mV/V nominal
  • Non-linearity                       : 0.10% of F.S.
  • Hysteresis                          : 0.10% of F.S.
  • Zero balance                      : 1% of F.S.
  • Compensated temperature  : 70 to 170°F
  • Useable temperature           : -65 to +250°F
  • Temperature effect on zero  : 0.002% of F.S./°F
  • Temperature effect on span  : 0.002% of Rdg./°F
  • Bridge resistance                 : 350 Ohms
  • Excitation voltage,maximum : 20 Vdc
  • Resolution                          : Infinite

 Vent Force Assembly

 
Vent Force Assembly
Vent Force Assembly
 

Used for Vent Force Assembly

 Brake Pedal Force

 
Brake Pedal Force
Brake Pedal Force
 

  • The pedal force sensor is used to evaluate the force requirement of new and existing brake systems.
  • The transducer adapts to pedals in automobiles, trucks, buses or material handling equipment.
  • It mounts directly to the pedal with spring-loaded, quick-change clamping arms or cable ties for easy installation. Rugged IP Series.
  • The sensor is available in capacities ranging from 25 to 400 lbs.

Pedal Force Meter

 
 

Ranges:    

  •  0 - 1500 N
  •  0 - 500 N

 

Accuracy:

  •  0.5 % f.s.
  •  0.5 % f.s.

 
 
 

Features:

  • Nominal load – car version  up to 1500N
  • Nominal load – 2 wheeler – up to 500 N
  •  Shallow construction
  • Mechanical overload protection
  • Available with combined hand-held terminal

Applications

 

  • Vehicle foot pedal force measurements
  • Brake Force measurement on car and HGV foot pedals or parking brakes
  •  Force measurement on bicycle and motor cycle handbrake levers

 


 Wheel Torque Sensor

 
Wheel Torque Sensor
Wheel Torque Sensor
 

INTRODUCTION:


This telemetry based wheel torque sensor is used to measure the torque, speed, and temperature of tire/brake systems without the need for wheel rim modifications or anti-rotation brackets. The 90360 series consists of three primary components: The torque sensor, vehicle adapter plates to integrate the sensor, and the digital FM telemetry to transmit and process signals. All output signals are conditioned to a high level analog output.

 

FEATURES:

  • Non-contact signal transmission.
  • High level analog outputs for torque, speed, and temperature (2 temp channels).
  • High extraneous load carrying capabilities.
  • RS-232 serial output (torque only).
  • On-board shunt calibration and power switch.
  • 9V Battery powered transmitter.
  • Vehicle adapter plates with minimal centerline offset (no rim modifications).
  • Custom wheel rims available to maintain tire centerline.
  • Custom capacities and configurations available

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Typical full scale loads              : 7,000in-lbs to 60,000inlbs
  • Maximum rpm                        : 1200
  • Temperature reading range       : -100 to +500° C
       (RTD based)
  • Analog output (receiver)           : 0 to +/- 5V (FS)
  • Sensor low pass filter               : 300Hz, 4-pole                                                                 Butterworth type
  • Sensor Hysteresis                    : 0.25% of full scale
  • Sensor Non-linearity                : 0.25% of full scale
  • Sensor signal sample rate        : 950 Hz
  • Cross-talk                              : <2% full scalent 

 Shift knob sensor

 
Shift Knob
Shift Knob
 

INTRODUCTION:

The shift knob sensor mounts either directly (replacing the gear shift knob) or indirectly with a shaft gripping adapter and allows real time measurement of the “X” and “Y” force components as experienced by the driver. Dynamic recording of the signals produced by the sensor allows the design engineer to immediately verify changes in linkage mechanisms which can improve the subjective feel of the automobile to the driver.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Capacities                                 : 50, 100, 200 lbs.
  • Overload capacity                      : 150% of F.S.
  • Output at full scale load              : 2.0 mV/V nominal
  • Non-linearity                              : 0.25% of F.S.
  • Hysteresis                                 : 0.25% of F.S.
  • Zero balance                             : 1% of F.S.
  • Compensated temperature         : 70 to 170°F
  • Useable temperature                 : -65 to +250°F
  • Temperature effect on zero        : 0.002% of F.S./°F
  • Temperature effect on span        : 0.002% of Rdg./°F
  • Bridge resistance                       : 350 Ohms
  • Excitation voltage, max              : 20 Vdc
  • Adaptor                                   : Ordered separately

 Seat Belt Sensor

 
Seat Belt Sensor
Seat Belt Sensor
 

INTRODUCTION:

This sensor measures the seat belt tensions during vehicle crash testing and overall belt strength evaluations.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Capacity                      : 3,500 lbs F.S
  • Output                        : 2.0 mV/V F.S
  • Overload capacity         : 150% F.S
  • Non Linearity                : < 2.5% F.S
  • Hysteresis                    : < 2.5% F.S
  • Excitation voltage, max  : 15 Vdc
  • Weight                        : 3.2 o.z.

Drift Angle System

 
Drift Angle System
Drift Angle System
 

Measures steering angle using a bi-directional MEMS inclinometer

  Drift Pull Sensor

 
Drift Pull Measurement
Drift Pull Measurement
 

INTRODUCTION:


This special steering torque and angle sensor is specifically designed to test drift pull on vehicles.Featuring integrated electronics that are powered by the USB connection, operators are able to use their laptop computer to acquire and process torque and angle. The unit is easily clamped to the vehicles steering wheel, tarred to establish vehicle ground, and allowed to run at a preset recording period. The torque and angle data is then stored and available for further analysis.

 

FEATURES:

  •  Custom software
  •  Higher capacities

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Capacity                                  : 13lbs/58Newtons of moment force (approx. 85in-                                                             lbs/9.5Nm of torque).
  • Overload capacity                     : 150% of F.S.
  • Output at full scale load             : USB 1.0/2.0 compatible
  • Non-linearity                             : 0.10% of F.S.
  • Hysteresis                                : 0.10% of F.S.
  • Zero balance                             : 1% of F.S.
  • Temperature effect on zero         : 0.002% of F.S./°F
  • Temperature effect on span        : 0.002% of Rdg/°F
  • Bridge resistance                       : 350 Ohms
  • Angle Resolution                       : 05 degrees
  • Angle Range                             : +/-20 degrees

Hand Held Pinch Force Sensor

 
Hand Held Pinch Force Sensor
Hand Held Pinch Force Sensor
 

  • It is used to measure the pinch force of automatically closing windows, doors and sunroof systems
  • The hand held units measure and record the closing force of a power window or sunroof
  • Field testing, Easy to use, Peak recording feature, Auto-ID feature, Battery pack included

Hands Free Pinch Force Measurement

 
Hand Free Pinch Force Measurement
Hands Free Pinch Force Measurement
 

  • It is used to measure the pinch force of automatically closing windows, doors and sunroof systems under defined spring rates and displacements
  • 5 spring packs (2, 5, 10, 20, 65 N/mm)
  • 200 mm extension bracket
  • 300 N & 500 N Full-Scale Capacities

 In-Line Steering Effort Sensor

 
In-Line Steering Effort Sensor
In-Line Steering Effort Sensor
 

INTRODUCTION:

This low profile steering effort sensor is installed inline with the steering column and is virtually unnoticed by the driver. 01227 is used to evaluate steering torque and angle in new and existing steering systems and components in automobiles, trucks, and buses.

 

FEATURES:

  •  Encoder to analog converter
  • High level analog torque signal output
  • Steering column adapter plates
  • Replace encoder with 10kohm potentiometer

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Capacities                                        : 300 - 2000 in-lbs.
  • Output F.S, nominal                           : 2.0mV/V
  • Torque accuracy                                : +/- 0.1% F.S.
  • Optical encoder resolution (1440 PPR) : 0.25°/pulse
  • Compensated temperature                  : 70 to 170°F
  • Useable temperature                          : -65 to +250°F
  • Temperature effect on zero                 : 0.002% of F.S./°F
  • Temperature effect on span                : 0.002% of Rdg./°F
  • Bridge resistance                               : 350 Ohms
  • Excitation voltage, maximum              : 20 Vdc
  • Excitation/Signal transmission            : Slip ring coupled

 Multi-Axis Wheel Force

 
Multi-Axis Wheel Force
Multi-Axis Wheel Force
 

INTRODUCTION:


The multi-axis wheel force sensor is used to measure all dynamic forces and moments on the wheel with reference to the vehicle coordinate system. The 77016 series consists of three primary components: The wheel sensor, which measures all six forces and moments; the rotating electronics package which measures angular position and converts the force and torque vectors into a non-rotating frame of reference; and the stationary electronics package which “unpacks” the data from the sensor into individual analog signals.

 

FEATURES:

  • High level analog outputs for each force and moment.
  • All 6 forces and moments are measured with reference to the stationary vehicle coordinate system in real time. No post processing of the data required.
  • High sample rate.
  • Digital transmission of signal data. No signal degradation, no slip rings or brush blocks to maintain.
  • All forces and moments are overload protected to 150% of full scale.
  • Direct mating of sensor to the customer rim or wheel.
  • Custom configurations are available.

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Full scale capacities available for passenger vehicles and light
  • trucks. Typical ranges include : Fx & Fz = ±25kN / ±36kN
                                                    : Fy = ±20kN / ±28kN
                                                    : Mx & Mz = ±4.5kN-m / ±8kN-m
                                                    : My = ±7.5kN-m / ±13kN-m
  • Output at full scale loads       : ±5Vdc
  • Hysteresis                           : 0.5% of full scale
  • Non-Linearity                       : 0.5% of full scale
  • Maximum speed                  : 2500RPM
  • Encoder                             : 1500 pulse per revolution
  • Tech Generato                    : ±5Vdc
  • Bridge output                    : 1000Hz
     filter frequency
  • Sample Rate                      : 10240Hz/channel
  • A/D convertor resolution     : 14 bit
  • Filters, 2-pole Butterworth   : 1000Hz
  • Useable temperature          : -65° F to +250° F
     (sensor only)
  • Cross-talk                         :<2% full scale
  • Wheel sizes                      :15”-17”

 Wheel Load Scale

 
Wheel Load Scale
Wheel Load Scale

Portable Wheel Load Scales:

 




Load scale with various capabilities for Wheel assembly. 

Rugged design and compact.

 
 

Ranges:

  • 100 kg
  • 500 kg
  • 1000 kg
  •  2000 kg

  •  8000 kg


  • 10000 kg

 

Accuracy:

  • ±0.2 kg
  • ±0.4 kg
  • ±1 kg
  • ± 1kg up to 400 kg
     ± 2 kg above 400 kg
     ± 5 kg up to 500 kg
  • ± 10  up to 5000 kg
  • ± 15 above 5000 kg
  • ± 15 kg

 
 
 

Features:

  • Highest accuracy
  • Low self-weight
  • Flat design
  • Compact design
  • Maintenance – free Anti-slip rubber feet
  • Optional axle load
  • summation for 2 -platform systems

 

Applications:

  • Vehicle weighing
  • Vehicle load  distribution
  • Chassis adjustment
  • Support load determination cranes

Power Sliding Door Assembly

 
Power Sliding Door Assembly
Power Sliding Door Assembly
 

  • Allows the pinch sensor to be mounted to a sliding door panel and measure the peak closing forces generated, prior to motor reversal, at various opening widths
  • By allowing the sensor to be positioned parallel to the direction of travel and not just parallel to the door, the true force generated is measured

 

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Wheel Load Scale
Wheel Load Scale
 
Drift Pull System
Drift Pull System
 

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Data Acquisition Software
Data Acquisition Software
 
PCI Analog I/O
PCI Analog I/O