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Interface, Inc. - AZ


Interface, Inc. - AZ has published these technical articles:

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The temperature rating of a strain gage type load cell is primarily dependent upon the materials selected for its construction. While the load bearing element is normally good for a relatively wide... (View Full Article)
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So you've decided you need a torque transducer? Now comes the fun part - choosing the right one. The following pages will point out some factors to consider when making a selection. There are two... (View Full Article)
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A nationally renowned racing team wanted to measure fuel pump performance. They wanted to determine if they could reduce the power consumption of the pump through special tuning. Interface helped them... (View Full Article)
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A customer needed to measure the crankshaft power required to spin a supercharger installed on a gas vehicle engine. The sensor had to be able to survive the large radial force imparted by the belt... (View Full Article)
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Interface load cells all contain a full bridge circuit, which is shown in simplified form in Figure 1. Each leg is usually 350 ohms, except for the model series 1500 and 1923 which have 700 ohm legs.... (View Full Article)
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People have known for centuries that heavy objects deflect a spring support more than light ones. Take, for example, a fly fisherman as he casts his line and catches a fish. The fishing pole is a... (View Full Article)
(Torque Sensing)
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An Aerospace Company was working on a test plan that involved taking torque & compression measurements on fasteners with varying joint materials. The system required both high and low sampling rates,... (View Full Article)
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A rail station owner wanted to collect data on the load profiles for railcars as they were entering into the station in-motion. The customer wanted to build their own low cost set-up using components... (View Full Article)
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A large medical manufacturer required a load button load cell for verification of the manual forces needed to activate their surgical stapler. In additional to measuring force to a very precise... (View Full Article)
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A pharmaceutical tablet producer wanted to monitor the forces applied by the tablet forming machine in an effort to understand the relationship between raw material, dies set, forming force, and motor... (View Full Article)
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Ball & Socket Application Note (Medical Devices Industry). A medical device manufacturer was developing a new design for an artificial hip joint, and needed to validate load consistency, and the... (View Full Article)
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On Thursday, January 29th, a small group from our Sales & Marketing team made the short drive down Interstate 10 to the Steward Observatory Mirror Lab and the College of Optical Sciences at the... (View Full Article)
(Force Sensing)
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Cutting Force Application Note (Manufacturing Industry). A tool manufacturer wanted to monitor the forces on a cutting tool as it cut material, in an effort to understand the wear characteristics... (View Full Article)
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Force and torque transducers must be calibrated in a laboratory in order to be useful in their intended application. Applications of transducers range from basic process measurements to critical... (View Full Article)
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Before any of the U.S. Navy's F/A-18 twin-engine supersonic fighter jets can be put into operation, the wings of the aircraft must undergo fatigue testing in a controlled environment to ensure that... (View Full Article)
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A testing laboratory was looking to replace two single axis load cells used in their friction testing machine with one sensor that could measure force on the x, y, and z axis simultaneously.... (View Full Article)
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To meet safety protocols in relation to the manufacturing of various furniture products, fatigue testing, shock testing, and proof testing must be rigorously performed before diffusion into the... (View Full Article)
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Hydrofoil design is a delicate balance between performance and complexity. Finding the right shape without using overly complex angles to achieve the desired amount of lift is crucial when designing a... (View Full Article)
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How to evaluate & install a load cell.... (View Full Article)
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Bell Helicopter recently announced the successful first flight of their new Bell 525 Relentless in Amarillo, TX.... (View Full Article)
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New technology is reducing the cost of robots and making them more accessible. By reducing costs, smaller manufacturers can compete with larger ones and it may allow the U.S. and other countries to... (View Full Article)
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To meet certain vehicle safety protocols, pedal force must be measured and recorded.... (View Full Article)
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Rotary ultrasonic machining is a hybrid process that combines diamond grinding with ultrasonic machining to provide fast, high-quality drilling of many ceramic and glass applications. Recently, the... (View Full Article)
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A major space exploration organization needed to develop a system to provide a full range of natural motion for a realistic simulation of reduced gravity environments.... (View Full Article)
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is in the process of cleaning, restoring and recalibrating its 4.45-million Newton deadweight machine. Known to be the largest in the world,... (View Full Article)
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Introducing BB-8! This is not your dad's trash can on wheels or a shiny gold painted tin suit. This is a real robot with a free-rolling body and pivoting head, which can move 360 degrees. The concrete... (View Full Article)
(Force Sensing)
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Wind Tunnel Application Note (Aerospace Industry). A major aerospace company was developing a new airplane and needed to test their Scaled Model for aerodynamics in a wind tunnel, by measuring loads... (View Full Article)