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Load Cells & Multi-Axis Sensors for Aerospace Applications

This webinar outlines how test and measurement products are integrated into aerospace applications. Look forward to a presentation detailing the fundamentals of load and multi-axis, as well as the customization required to adapt to space-rated operating environments.

Date: September 12, 2013
Time: 2 PM EDT (11 AM PDT / 8:00 PM CEST)
Duration: 1 hour
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The aerospace industry is not exempt from its share of challenges when it comes to test and measurement products. Typically, performance-based challenges like precision, endurance, and longevity pose as possible deterrents for engineers looking for a sensor solution. Understanding these challenges, FUTEK's team of engineers vowed to develop load cells and multi-axis sensors that achieved the highest in performance values.

This webinar will highlight the space-rated requirements for load and multi-axis sensors. Throughout the presentation, FUTEK will share multiple aerospace-specific diagrams illustrating the precision and endurance these customized test and measurement products possess. Additionally, several aerospace applications that FUTEK has been a part of, including the Mars Rover Curiosity mission, will be discussed in detail.

Key Takeaways

  • Understand best practices for selecting load and multi-axis sensors suited for aerospace applications.
  • Learn how environmental factors impact the performance of these specific load cells and multi-axis sensors.
  • Discover how the integration of sensors with electronic components can help you achieve the highest precision and accuracy.


John Schnell, Senior Application Engineer, FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology, Inc.

John Schnell has over 30 years of direct experience working with sensors that are utilized across a broad range of test and measurement markets. Currently, he is a Senior Application Engineer, involved in a large number of OEM customer ventures, serving as FUTEK's project manager and industry expert. As the head of FUTEK's Columbus, Ohio facility, John is also involved in the direct support of customers in the Midwest and the development of the company's technical representative sales team.