Kistler Instruments Ltd. - PRODUCT NEWS
TRIAXIAL ACCELEROMETER IS TOUGH & SENSITIVE.
The Type 8765A miniature triaxial accelerometer from Kistler Instruments (www.kistler.com) is designed for industrial environments at temperatures from -55°C to 165°C and acceleration of ±250g with minimal sensitivity variation due to temperature.
The triaxial design allows shock and vibration measurements in three orthogonal axis using the PiezoStar sensing element and integrated high-gain hybrid electronics in a hermetically sealed titanium case. Suitable for applications requiring a combination of rugged construction, high temperature capability and long-term reliability, the Type 8765A accelerometer is only 15 mm square and 8.6 mm high and weighs only 6.4 grams.
Mounting is by wax, adhesive or a single screw through the central hole. The signal output is by a miniature 4-pin ceramic insulated connector and the case is ground isolated to ensure signal integrity.
Offering high sensitivity over a wide frequency range at elevated temperatures, the Type 8765A triaxial accelerometer provides the solution to a wide range of vibration and shock measuring applications.
Kistler Instruments Limited
Established in Wintherthur (Switzerland) in 1957, Kistler is represented in over 50 countries and has subsidiaries in Germany, France, Italy, UK, Japan, USA, China, Korea and Singapore. With a staff of more than 800, the Kistler Group is one of the world's leading providers of dynamic measuring instrumentation. The Kistler Group achieved turnover of 160 million Swiss Francs in the 2005 financial year.
Kistler's core competence is the development, production and use of sensors for measuring pressure, force and acceleration. Kistler's know-how and electronic systems can be used to prepare measuring signals for use in analyzing physical processes, controlling and optimizing industrial processes, improving product quality in manufacturing and improving performance in sports and rehabilitation.
Kistler offers a comprehensive range of sensors and systems for engine development, automotive engineering, plastics and metal processing, installation technology and biomechanics.
Heavy investment in research and development, 15% of staff worldwide are engaged in research and development, has generated a number of innovations using piezoelectric, piezoresistive and capacitive techniques to provide solutions to numerous force, pressure and acceleration measuring problems. These innovations include the world's first commercial quartz sensor, two-wire constant current technology to integrate sensors with microelectronic circuitry, high-temperature pressure sensors for use up to 400 Deg C and three-component force measuring sensors.
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