PCA Stress Measuring Set
The PCAS-1000A includes software and sensor interface (data logger), specialized for stress measurements described in IPC/JEDEC-9704A**.
It will help beginners to measure PCB (Printed Circuit Board) stress easily.
** Evaluation method for PCA using strain gages is regulated by IPC/ JDEC-9704A and it is valid for quality evaluation or failure analysis.
Even a beginner can measure stress easily.
Reporting feature specialized for PCB stress measurements.
|Measuring Targets||Strain gages and strain-gage transducers|
|Input Format||Balanced differential input|
|Synchronous Operation||A maximum of 4 units for 16 channels|
|Compatible Gage Resistance||Quarter bridge 2-wire system, 3-wire system: 120 Ω
Half bridge system, full bridge system: 120 to 1000 Ω
|Input Connector||D-sub 37-pin connector|
|Bridge Excitation||AC 2 Vrms|
|Gage Factor||2.00 fixed|
|Balance Adjustment||Resistance: Within ±2% (±10 k ×10-6 strain)
Capacitance: Within 5000 pF
|Balance Adjustment Methods||Resistance: Auto balance
Capacitance: CST method (Capacitance self-tracking)
|Nonlinearity||Within ±0.1% FS|
|Range||200, 500, 1 k, 2 k, 5 k, 10 k, and 20 k ×10-6 strain – 7 steps
Accuracy: within ±0.5% FS
|Frequency Response||DC to 200 Hz, deviation: Within ±10%|
|Sampling Frequencies||Max. 10 kHz (Synchronous 4-unit sampling for 16 channels at 10 kHz)|
|LPF||Transfer characteristic : 2nd order Butterworth
Cutoff frequencies : 10, 30, 100 Hz, and FLAT (4 steps)
Amplitude ratio at cutoff point : -3 ±1 dB
Attenuation : (-12 ±1) dB/oct.
|AD Converter||24 bits|
|Setting Value Storage||The range and balance adjustment value etc. are written to nonvolatile memory.|
|TEDS||Reads information from TEDS-installed sensors.
(Input adapters: UI-10A and UI-11A only)
Channel name writing
(If the manufacturer’s ID is Kyowa)
|Interfaces||USB2.0 (Conforms to High-speed USB standards.
Zero point: Within ±0.2 ×10-6 strain per ºC
Sensitivity: Within ±0.05%/ºC
Zero point: Within ±1 ×10-6 strain per 8h
Sensitivity: Within ±0.3%/8h
|Withstand Voltage||250 VAC for 1 minute between input and case|
|Operating Temperature||0 to 40ºC|
|Operating Humidity||20 to 85% (Non-condensing)|
|Vibration Resistance||±29.42 m/s2 (3 G)
5 to 200 Hz (12 cycles for each axis, 10 minutes/cycle)
|Power Supply||11 to 16 VDC
Connector type: RM12BRD-4PH (Hirose)
|Current Consumption||0.7 A or less (12 VDC)|
|Dimensions||210 W x 35 H x 157.5 D mm (Excluding protrusions)|
|Weight||Approx. 700 g|
|Standard Accessories||USB cable N-38
Ground wire P-72
Dynamic data acquisition software DCS-100A (DVD)
|Optional Accessories||DC power cable P-76
USB cable N-39
Connection cable N-97
Stacking connector set ST-1A
Stack fixture CN-20
AC adapter UIA345-12 (For 1 to 4 units of PCD) (For U.S.A.: UNI345-1238)
Input adapter for strain-gage transducers UI-10A (TEDS compatible)
Input adapter for strain gages UI-11A (TEDS compatible)
Input adapter for strain gage with operating lever UI-15A
One-touch type input adapter for strain gages UI-16B
One-touch type input adapter UI-55A
Data analysis software DAS-200A
One-touch Type Input Adapter
|Sensor Connection||One-touch type terminals|
|Main Measuring Instruments||PCD-400A/430A
EDX-11A/14A/15A (For full bridge only)
|Measuring Targets||2-wire quarter bridge
3-wire quarter bridge
|Dimensions||105 W × 18.5 H × 35 D mm|
|Weight||Approx. 90 g|
|Object Product Model||EDX-100A
|Remarks||For U.S.A.: Use UNI345-1238.|
PCA Stress Measuring Software
|OS||Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
English/Japanese, 32/64 bits support
If 64-bit OS, operate in WOW64 (Windows 32-bit On Windows 64-bit) environment.
|CPU||Core i5 2 GHz or advanced|
|Memory||If 32-bit OS, 2 GB or more
If 64-bit OS, 4 GB or more
|Display||Resolution: 1024×768 pixels or more
1280×1024 pixels or more recommended
|Number of Channels||16 (Uniaxial gages: 16 PC Triaxial gages: 5 PC)|
|Channel Conditions||Gage types
(1G2W, 1G3W, 2G2W, 2G3W, 3G2W, 3G3W, half bridge, and full bridge)
Measuring range (200, 500, 1000, 2000,5000, 10000, and 20000 ×10-6 strain)
|Measuring Modes||Manual measurement
Recoding from REC to STOP, or designated number of data items from REC.
|Sampling Frequencies||100, 200, 500, 1 k, 2 k, 5 k, and 10 k Hz|
|LPF||10, 30, 100 Hz, and FLAT|
|Measuring Condition Files||Saves and loads preset measuring conditions.|
|Applicable Instruments||PCD-400A, PCD-430A (Max. 4 units)|
|Catalog||Searches strain gages for PCA stress test.|
|Bonding||Describes the method of strain gage bonding on the PCB.|
|Y-time Graphs||X axis is time (s).
Y axis is strain (Uniaxial-gage, principal, diagonal)
|Strain-rate Graphs||X axis is strain-rate, Y axis is maximum principal strain.
* Strain rate is the rate of change in strain per time.
|Y Axis Range||Auto-scale
Settable scale (×10-6 strain)
1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, and 20000
|Saving File Formats||Kyowa standard file format KS2.|
|Report Types||Graph and tables.|
|Graph-reports||Y-time graphs, strain-rate graphs|
|Table-reports||Maximum principal strain, minimum principal strain, diagonal strain, and strain-rate|
|Clipboard||Copies graphs and tables.
Allows other application software to use the data.
|Printing||Prints out reports.|
|Report Files||Allows report files (PCR format) to be saved, read and edited.|