Miniature accelerometer is extremely robust

Miniature accelerometer is extremely robust from Aptifirst

By: Aptifirst  29/07/2013
Keywords: process control, aerospace, defence

The CTA107 series single axis accelerometers are a mere 25mm long, 15mm wide and 15mm deep, are available in ranges from ±2g through to ±200g, and have an integral amplifier that provides a simple voltage output of 0.5 to 4.5V with a 2.5V zero offset. Astoundingly, the CTA107 series will withstand safely a massive over-range of up to 4,000g. They are available for a 5V DC supply of an 8 to 16V DC supply. The CTA107 is packaged to IP66 (NEMA 4X), and, without cable, weighs only 20 grammes. The CTA107 has many applications including sports biometrics, automotive, marine, defence, condition monitoring, aerospace, manufacturing and processing, in laboratory R & D, and for fieldwork. The CTA107 range is one of a family of accelerometers based on MEMS micromachined capacitative strain gauge elements. and but part of a range of instrumentation and sensors offered by Aptifirst.

Keywords: aerospace, Condition monitoring, defence, defense, Displacement, motor sport, process control, Process control equipment, Sports Biometrics, Strain Gage, Strain Gauge, Velocity, vibration monitoring,

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