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Triaxial Force Sensors Ideal for Aerospace Vibration Testing

June 12, 2007, Depew, NY, USA – The 261A Series Triaxial Force Link Sensors from the Force/Torque Division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc. simultaneously measure dynamic and quasi-static forces in three orthogonal directions (X, Y, and Z-axes). The sensors are used during vibration testing of aerospace structures to match the mechanical impedance of shaker inputs and may be used to force limit the shaker controller to prevent damage to expensive structures. Other applications include cutting tool monitoring, biomechanics feedback, and automobile chassis dynamics.

Series 261A comes preloaded between two plates, with a four-screw mounting pattern to allow easy installation and feature full-scale measuring ranges from 500 lb to 4,000 lb (2.2 kN to 18 kN) in the X and Y directions, and from 1,000 lb to 10,000 lb (4.5 kN to 45 kN) in the Z direction. Single axis models are also available.

For additional information, contact the Force/Torque Division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc. toll-free at 888-684-0004 (in the U.S. and Canada) or 716-684-0001; e-mail: force@pcb.com; fax 716-684-8877; or visit PCB's web site at www.pcb.com.

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PCB Piezotronics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for the measurement of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustics, shock, vibration and acceleration.
The company also specialises in industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation for continuous vibration monitoring, predictive maintenance and 24/7 machinery protection.
PCB® operates under a policy of Total Customer Satisfaction. This policy is not only supported by value for money products, but also by lifetime warranty plus

For more information, please contact :-

PCB Piezotronics Ltd.
Tel: +44(0)1462 429710
Fax: +44(0)1462 429798
Email:
ukinfo@pcb.com
Website:
www.pcbsensors.co.uk

June 2007

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