Industrial inclinometer for harsh applications

BEI Sensors' T-Series industrial inclinometer is a compact sensor for measurement that uses MEMS technology and motion feedback and incorporates built-in linearity and temperature compensation for offset and sensitivity.

05/19/2014


BEI Sensors' T-Series industrial inclinometer is a compact sensor for measurement that uses MEMS technology and motion feedback and incorporates built-in linearity and temperature compensation for offset and sensitivity. Courtesy: BEI SensorsBEI Sensors' T-Series industrial inclinometer is a compact sensor for measurement of slope or tilt angles of an object with respect to gravity. The T-Series uses microelectromechnical systems (MEMS) technology and motion feedback including dual axis up to ±60 deg or single axis of 360 deg, with resolution of 0.01 deg and accuracy of 0.1 deg. The T-Series incorporates built-in linearity and temperature compensation for offset and sensitivity.

This tilt sensor provides outstanding mechanical stability with a completely encapsulated sensor and a glass fiber reinforced plastic or an AW6082-T6 aluminum alloy housing. The plastic housing is manufactured with automotive grade UV resistant material with UL 94 V-0 classification for safety of flammability. Available output options include 4-20 mA or 0.5 V - 4.5 V for a simple analog interface, or a CANopen output for ease of integration into existing bus systems. Its compact design and simplicity make it extremely robust in high shock and vibration environments.

Designed for harsh outdoor applications, the T-Series inclinometers are sealed up to IP68. When properly mounted, with a sealed mating connector they can even withstand IP69K washdown environments. The T-Series is ideal for tilt measurement applications on industrial equipment such as mobile cranes, forklifts, drilling towers, construction and agricultural machinery.

BEI Sensors

www.beisensors.com 

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