PCA Stress Measuring Set
The PCAS-1000A includes the Software and the Sensor Interface (data logger), specialized for stress measurements described in IPC/JEDEC-9704A.
It is possible to measure PCB (Printed Circuit Board) stress easily.
Even a beginner can measure stress easily.
Reporting feature specialized for PCB stress measurements.
PCA Stress Measuring Software PCAS-100A
Sensor Interface PCD-400A
One-touch type Input Adapter UI-55A
AC Adapter UIA345-12
|Measuring Targets||Strain gages and strain-gage transducers|
|Input Format||Balanced differential input|
|Synchronous Operation||A maximum of 4 units for 16 channels|
|Applicable 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||2 Vrms|
|Gage Factor||2.00 fixed|
|Balance Adjustment||Resistance: Within ±2% (±10k ×10-6 strain)
Capacity: Within 5000 pF
|Balance Adjustment Methods||Resistance: Auto balance
Capacitance: CST method (Capacitance self-tracking)
|Range||200, 500, 1k, 2k, 5k, 10k, 20k ×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.
|A/D 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|
|Compliance||Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS)
Directive 2014/30/EU (EMC)
|Standard Accessories||USB cable N-38 (1 m)
Ground wire P-72 (5 m)
Dynamic data acquisition software DCS-100A (DVD)
|Optional Accessories||DC power cable P-76 (11 to 16 VDC, 1.8 m)
USB cable N-39 (2 m)
Connection cable N-97 (10 cm)
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)
Conversion adapter FV-1A
Input adapters (At least one is required)
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
Voltage input adapter UI-30A
Data analysis software DAS-200A
|Sensor Connection||One-touch type terminals|
|Main Measuring Instruments||PCD-400A/430A
EDX-11A/14A/15A(For full bridge only)
|Measuring Targets||quarter bridge (2-wire and 3-wire), half bridge, full bridge strain gage, strain gage transducer|
|Dimensions||105 W × 18.5 H × 35 D mm|
|Product name||AC adapter|
|Object Product Model||EDX-100A, EDX-200A-2H, EDX-200A-1, PCD-400A, PCD-430A|
|OS||Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, 8.1 or Windows® 10, English/Japanese
32, 64 bits support
|CPU||Intel Core i3 or advanced|
|Memory||If 32-bit OS, 2 GB or more
If 64-bit OS, 4 GB or more
|Display||1024×768 pixels or more
1280×1024 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)Gage factor
|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 pre-set measuring conditions.|
|Applicable Instruments||PCD-400A, PCD-430A (Max. 4 units)|
|Applicable Gage Types||Uniaxial, biaxial, and triaxial (rosette gage)|
|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||Create report with Graph or Table.|
|Graph-reports||Y-time graphs, strain-rate graphs|
|Table-reports||Maximum principal strain, Minimum principal strain, Diagonal strain, Strain-rate|
|Clipboard||Copies graphs and tables.
Allows other application software to use the data.
|Printing||Print out reports|
|Report Files||Allows report files (PCR format) to be saved,
read and edited.