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Application 308

Industrial Robotic Automation

Application Summary
Due to safety regulations and consumer manufacturing standards, athletic equipment manufacturers often use Rotary Torque Sensors for commercial product testing.
Products in Use
Rotary Torque Sensor paired with Instrumentation (IHH500, IPM650, and USB520). View Product Details
Torque Sensor - Industrial Robotic Automation
How it Works
  1. The above application illustrates a commercial test stand for professional-grade hockey sticks.
  2. Utilizing a Rotary Torque Sensor within the assembly of this robotic automation machine, engineers can measure the breaking point - rotational force - of each slap shot.
  3. Whether to robotic arm winds to 180 degrees or to a full rotation of 360 degrees, the installed Rotary Torque Sensor will measure the exact torque exerted as the hockey stick strikes the puck.
  4. This data can be view on a digital display, such as FUTEK's IHH500 Handheld Display or IPM650 Panel Meter, or streamed directly to a PC via USB520.
  5. The USB520 is the ideal data exchange solution for systems that require translation of rotary torque encoder readings, such as angle and speed. Its compact and robust design also makes the USB520 fitting for this type of industrial application.
  6. If the test engineers wish to collect, graph and interpret these results, they can apply FUTEK's SENSIT Test and Measurement Software.
All FUTEK application illustrations are strictly conceptual. Please contact us with questions.
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