Wireless torque sensor features shunt calibration capabilities
The WISER 2030-S will simplify instrumentation verification for users while allowing them to check calibration of the system in the field.
TECAT’s WISER systems are the smallest, lightest, and most power-efficient solutions available for the measurement of torque, acceleration, pressure, and temperature. The WISER Model 2030-S is comprised of three subsystems. The remote unit consists of the data capture electronics connected to Micro-Measurements strain gages, a transceiver, and a long-life battery. The base unit plugs directly into a PC USB port and houses an antenna, transceiver, and up to two analog outputs. The WISER Data Viewer software is used for system configuration and calibration, live monitoring, and data logging. The WISER 2030-S enables positive and negative shunt calibration with two independent shunt calibration legs using 100 kO resistors.
In addition to measuring torque, the WISER 2030-S has the optional ability to measure 3-axis acceleration, barometric pressure, and ambient temperature, all within a small footprint measuring 36 mm x 23 mm x 4 mm. On-board high-speed data logging with triggering capability allows high-resolution data to be collected on the remote unit without PC or DAQ connectivity, while remote flash enables firmware upgrades without removing the system from the unit under test.
The WISER 2030-S is available now and will be demonstrated for the first time at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2016, May 31 – June 2, at booth 1176 in Hall 1 at Messe Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany.