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Used in a wide array of applications for detecting precise forces in many industries.

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  • Cooper Instruments & Systems

    Cooper Instruments & Systems manufactures three categories of force sensors: Flexiforce paper thin sensors, micro force sensors, and thin film load cells. The paper thin sensors feature a load range of 1 to 1000 lbs, while the micro force sensors have load range of 0-1500 grams. The thin film load cells feature load range of 0-12,500 grams and repeatability of 0.05 percent.

  • ATI Industrial Automation

    ATI Industrial Automation is an engineering-based developer of six-axis force/torque sensors used for product testing, robotic assembly, grinding and polishing. The force sensors feature a transducer, shielded high-flex cable, intelligent data acquisition system, and Ethernet/DeviceNet interface or F/T controller.

  • AMETEK Chatillon Force Measurement

    AMETEK Chatillion Force Measurement manufactures force measurement sensors (load cells). The company's SLC series of load cells feature mechanical overload protection to 150 percent full scale and load capacities up to 50,000 x 5N. The TLC series of load cells are full-bridge stain gauge sensors that feature a 15-pin plug.

  • Strainsert Co.

    Strainsert Co. produces a line of force-sensing load cells including universal load cells, compression load cells, metric universal load cells, and fatigue-rated universal load cells. The company also supplies standard load cell accessories - along with force-sensing clevis pins, bolts, studs, and tension links.

  • Futek Advanced Sensor Technology Inc

    FUTEK manufactures bending beam load cells and flat plate force sensors for OEM applications. The bending beam load cells feature a rated output of 2 mV/V, excitation of 18 VDC, single point construction, and low capacity. The flat plate force sensors are designed for measuring force, pressure and displacement. These sensors feature a rated output of 1.5mV/V, operating temperature of -60 to 200F, and excitation of 12 VDC.

  • BH Sensors

    BH Sensors manufactures low capacity load cells that feature capacity of 100 gm, non-repeatability of plus or minus 0.02 percent, and excitation of less than 16V.

  • Dytran Instruments Incorporated

    Dytran Instruments designs and manufactures a number of force sensors that feature a range of 50 LbF to 50,000 LbF. The majority of the force sensors feature either a radial or axial connector, with some available with tapped holes on both end or as ring style.

  • Hbm, Inc.

    HBM SoMat Products provides force transducers and force sensors that measure static and dynamic tensile and compressive loads within bench testing, material quality, and reshaping or bonding applications. The force sensors feature nominal force of 50 N to 5MN.

  • Honeywell Sensing and Control

    Honeywell Sensing & Control designs and manufactures force sensors that feature outputs of 360 mV or 180 mV, with a force range of 0g to 1500g. The sensors also feature overforce of 5,500 g or 4,500 g, and an operating temperature range of -40C to 85C.

  • Interface, Inc.

    Interface Inc. manufactures a number of force-sensing load cells including amplified, beam, calibration grade, column/rod end, compression, custom, fatigue-rated, flange style, load button, load pin, load washer, low-profile, miniature, multi-axis, overload protected, pancake, S-type, single point, stainless steel, and tension types. The various load cells feature rated capacities ranging from 250lbf to 2000K lbf.

  • Kistler Instrument Corp

    Kistler Instrument Corp. provides piezoelectric force sensors that are robust and overload-proof, and capable of resolving small changes in force. Sensor types include: single component force sensors (tension/compression force or shear force), multi-component force sensors, and dynamometers.

  • Loadstar Sensors, Inc.

    Loadstar Sensors develops force-sensing capacitive load cells and resistive load cells that feature measurement speed of 1 Hz to 100 Hz, and tension or compression loading.

  • PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

    PCB Piezotronics Inc. manufactures a number of force sensors available in three component, donut, link, miniature, multi-component, ring style, rod style, triaxial, and washer configurations. The sensors can feature charge output, ICP, or piezoelectric technology; and are used for compression, dynamic force, force limited vibration, general purpose, high resolution, high sensitivity, impact, quasi static, and tension applications.

  • Tekscan

    Tekscan manufactures load/force sensors for OEM applications. The sensors are used to detect and measure a relative change in force or applied load, the rate of change in force, and to identify force thresholds. The sensors features linearity and accuracy of plus or minus 3 percent, and high temperature measurements up to 400F.

  • Transducer Techniques, Inc.

    Transducer Techniques Inc. designs and manufactures a number of force sensor/load cell types including: digital/compact, precision gram, ultra precision miniature, miniature low profile, low profile, subminiature compression only, low profile compression only, miniature load column, thru-hole, compression only, economical tension, surface stud mount, hermetically sealed, ultra low profile, and precision fatigue resistant.

  • Vernier Software & Technology

    Vernier Software & Technology distributes force plate sensors manufactured by A.U. Physics Enterprises. The sensors detect the forces of stepping, jumping and other human-scale actions. The sensor features two ranges: one for larger forces up to 3500 N, and one for forces up to 850 N.

  • Baumer Ltd.

    Baumer Ltd. supplies force and strain sensors used in machine and plant construction applications. The sensors are able to measure static and dynamic forces, and feature strain gauge or piezo technology. Other features include high precision force measurement, high overload protection, and quality signal processing.

  • Images Scientific Instruments

    Images Scientific Instruments distributes force-sensing resistors optimized for use in human touch control of electronic devices. The company supplies Flexiforce-brand pressure sensors along with Neoprene pressure sensors and an Op-amp circuit for implementing force sensors.

  • Measurement Specialties, Inc.

    Measurement Specialties designs and manufactures force sensors and industrial load cells used in medical pumps and monitors, robotics, compression sensing, variable tension control, and seat occupancy applications. The force sensors feature output of 100mV or 1-4v, with ranges of 1.5, 3, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000, or 2000 Lbf.

  • Sensor Developments, Inc.

    Sensor Development Inc. designs and manufactures stain gaged-based force sensors used in automotive, medical, nuclear, and agricultural industries. The company's motor flange torque sensors measure the reaction forces of motor housings, while the company's window pinch force sensor measure the closing force of sliding doors.