Kistler's Type 8315 K-Beam capacitive MEMS accelerometer suits R&D and OEM processes
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Type 8315 single-axis accelerometer
Kistler Instruments has introduced the Type 8315 single-axis accelerometer, which is particularly suitable for low-frequency applications, including automobile ride quality, wind-tunnel investigations and aerospace testing where structural vibration and dynamics are used to assess performance, reliability and integrity parameters.
Other research and development (R&D) applications for the Type 8315 include human motion studies, robotics and platform motion control systems.
A temperature output is provided for use where external temperature compensation of the output signal is required.
Click on the link above to download the data sheet for the K-Beam single-axis accelerometer.
Key features and specifications
- Six measuring ranges from ±2g to ± 200g are available with a frequency response of 0–1kHz (0–250Hz for 2g).
- The accelerometer is enclosed in a choice of hard anodised aluminium or welded titanium housings.
- The Type 8315 has a supply voltage range of 5–50VDC and a 6,000gpk shock rating.
- The accelerometer incorporates integrated signal conditioning.
- A choice of adhesive, threaded stud and magnetic mounting bases and connection options facilitate installation.
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