Kistler Instruments Ltd. - PRODUCT NEWS

Strain Sensors for indirect force measurement.

The HighSens, type 9232A, is the latest addition to Kistler's range of strain sensors for indirect force measurement. Ideal for achieving a higher quality in manufacturing, these sensors can be retrofitted on fast running machinery like mechanical presses, automatic assembly machines and machine tools. Due to the sensor's high sensitivity, process monitoring is capable even where the forces involved are very small. As the sensor is acceleration compensated, mounting on moving machinery such as piston rods and stamping dies is possible. The sensor is easy to fit as it is mounted using only one fastening screw. It must be aligned in the direction of the largest anticipated strain. The advantages over the wire strain gauge technology strain sensors are the high sensitivity, large overload capability and practically unlimited life even under fluctuating loads. ________________________________________________ For further information, please contact :- Kistler Instruments Ltd. 13 Murrell Green Business Park, London Road, Hook RG27 9GR Tel: +44 (0)1256 741550 Fax: +44 (0)1256 741551 Email: Website: August 2001

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