The 3-component force sensor is mounted under preload between two plates and measures positive and negative forces in all three cartesian directions. In accordance with the piezoelectric principle, a force produces a proportional electric charge. This is conducted via an electrode to the appropriate connector.
The simple and vibration-resistant design of the force link is very rigid resulting in a high natural frequency, which is a requirement for highly dynamic force measurements. The 3-pole connector V3 neg. (design protected) is provided with a positioning aid. This guarantees accurate assignment and centering of the connector pins and sockets before connection. The plug connection is protected against rotation. After correct installation, the sensor is ready to use immediately without recalibration.