Force measurement in linear drives

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force-measurement-in-linear-drives

At present, a transformation is taking place, with linear drives taking the place of pneumatic and hydraulic drives. Here, there is no longer any scope for measuring pressure. However, WIKA has another solution: Force measurement. Hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders …

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The strain sensor in practical application

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strain sensor F9302

Drill two holes and cut the threads, prepare the surface, place the strain sensor and tighten both screws to the specified torque, then set the zero point and now the strain measurement can start. If only it were that easy! Of course, the procedure described for …

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Load pins: Definition and application areas

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three load pins made of stainless steel

A load pin provides the connection between force-transmitting machine elements and also allows the simultaneous measurement of the force acting on the sensor. The load pins are fixed in the axial direction as well as against rotation. A small gap of about one fifth of …

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