Multi-division Force Transducer for Barrier


This force sensor matrix is designed to be mounted to fixed barrier to detect impacts on objects in tests. It consists of 128 load cells arranged in 8 columns by 16 rows and be able to measure distributed loads on crash surface. The force detecting direction is vertical to the barrier and 2 kinds of rated capacities per unit are available, 300kN and 500kN.

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Multi-division Force Transducer for Barrier


Rated Capacity 500 kN (50.99tf)×48 cells
300 kN (30.59tf)×80 cells
Nonlinearity Within ±1% RO (In static calibration)
Hysteresis Within ±1% RO (In static calibration)
Rated Output Approx. 0.75 mV/V for each cell
Environmental Characteristics
Safe Temperature -10 to 70ºC
Compensated Temperature 0 to 60ºC
Temperature Effect on Zero Within ±0.1% RO/ºC
Temperature Effect on Output Within ±0.1%/ºC
Electrical Characteristics
Safe Excitation 10 V AC or DC
Recommended Excitation 1 to 5 V AC or DC
Input Resistance 350 Ω ±3%
Output Resistance 350 Ω ±3%
Cable 18-channel 4-conductor (0.18 mm2) ivinyl shielded cable, 20 mm diameter by 15 m long, terminated with connector plugs at both ends
Mechanical Properties
Safe Overloads 120%
Natural Frequencies 250 Hz or more


Crash Barrier Sensor Matrix

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