This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

A545 range of robust precision multi-axis accelerometers

24 September 2008

Sherborne Sensors has launched its A545 range of highly accurate and robust multi-axis linear accelerometers.

The A545 range of multi-axis accelerometers measure vector acceleration and are available in either bi or tri-axial variants. Highly accurate piezo-resistive strain gauge technology is utilised which, unlike fluid damped devices, employs air damping so that accuracy remains essentially independent of temperature.

The transducer has been engineered for harsh environments and is packaged in a robust aluminium alloy housing incorporating positive mechanical stops that confer excellent shock resistance and overload protection. It is also fully compensated for the effects of temperature on both sensitivity and zero outputs.

Typical applications include biomechanical investigations, data acquisition systems and more severe uses such as crash test, impact, shock and vibration analysis. Acceleration ranges are from ± 2 to ±500g and for customers with specific applications, the accelerometers can be supplied with different acceleration ranges in each axis, for example ±2g in the X axis and ±5g in the Y axis.

Designed for operation from a dc power source, the accelerometer is suitable for dc and ac acceleration applications and has a wide-range useable frequency response from dc to several kHz.


Contact Details and Archive...

Print this page | E-mail this page