MEMS Sensor Elements to Accurately Measure Force
TE Connectivity (TE) enables OEMs to measure force using MEMS-based technology load cells. The same proprietary piezoresistive silicon strain gage technology used to measure pressure can also be configured into a reliable, low-cost package to measure force.
Key Capabilities of TE's Miniature Force Sensor Portfolio
- Cost-effective, customizable load cell designs
- Sensor technology features include small size, robust packaging, fast response time, and low output noise
- Designed used in consumer, medical and industrial applications such as medical pumps and monitors, robotics, compression sensing, variable tension control, seat occupancy detection and appliances
- Analog output signals from millivolt to amplified voltage