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Special Transducers

Mechanical coupling Load Cell with Parallelogram unit


We call strain gage type transducers as special transducers which have been changed into so-called sensers for measurement of various dynamic physical amounts of load, torque, displacement, acceleration and so on, singly or compositely in accordance with purposes of use or applications. Such transducers as given in the following list can now be produced and offered. Note however that these special transducers are a part of those produced complying with various requests raised by customers. We are carrying numerous specially produced items and actual examples as keywords on the application notes to which you can refer whenever necessary. Our 6-Component Load Cell is a sensor capable of detecting at the same time Fx, Fy, Fz, Mx, My and Mz, which are the 6 elements of "force". This sensor has been mounted on a Honda Giken Kogyo Company's Model "P-3" ~ "ASIMO" 2-foot walking robot that has been sensationally acccepted in this industrial field. This is one of the most typical examples where our 6-component load cells have been effectively utilized as a sensing technology corresponding to the three semicirculer canals that are controlling the sense of equilibrium whenever we are thinking of "In what manner human being is walking (extracted from Honda's Homepage)". Refer to us directly for details of the 6-component load cell because we are placing this load cell in a category rather apart from those of ordinary load cells.

Kinds of Special Transducers

Confirm detailed specifications from the list given below in accordance with your respective use or applications. Send inquiries to us directly regarding examples of use of specially ordered items as referred to in the article "Outlines" above.

Special Transducer Selection Table

Type Features and Applications Capacity Range Nonlinearity(%RO) Rated Output(mV/V) Compensated Temp.Range (℃)
MDF 6-Component force sensor※1
1 kN,..10 kN/Fx,..
1.2±15 %
0 to 60
SK Shift-knob force sensor※1
100 N,..500 N
1.0±20 %
-10 to 40
FR Pedal-force sensor※1
100 N,..1 kN
1.5±20 %
-10 to 40
MMF Torque & Spindle power Transducer※1
0.2 N•m /20 kN,..
1.0±1 %
-10 to 60
MUF... Unit of weight measurement(A)※1
30 N,120 N,240 N
2.0±5 %
-10 to 60
RCT-580 Load Cell for Positioning Stages
20 N,..1 kN
1.0±1 %
0 to 50
  • * Items with Marks (※1) are produced only on order placed.

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