The loss of walking is certainly devastating to an individual. Gait training and rehabilitation are not modern concepts, but through modern technologies, engineers and researchers are working on developing exoskeletons to help rehabilitate a patient at a more accelerated pace. Critical line tension force measurements are gathered during development of motor-assisted exoskeletons to ensure that proper assistance is given at different stages of treatment.
Jr. Miniature S-Beam Load Cell (LSB200) paired with instrumentation (USB220 and IAA Series Analog Amplifiers).
The LSB200 Jr. Miniature S-Beam Load Cell is mounted inline of the tension wire.
The LSB200 load cell will measure tension forces while patient’s legs while walking/moving.
Measurement feedback collected from the LSB200 can be used to diagnose the current status of the patient and track future improvements.
These measurements can be streamed from the USB220 up to 4,800 samples per second to a PC for data capture and analysis.
Or the the load cell outputs can be amplified to a PLC with the IAA Series analog amplifiers.
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