193122 3122 - FC22 Compression Load Cell (0-50 lbs) - FC2231-0000-0050L

3122 - FC22 Compression Load Cell (0-50 lbs) - FC2231-0000-0050L

The FC22 is a medium compression force sensor that offers excellent performance at a reasonable cost. The 3122 offers normalized zero and span for interchangeability and is thermally compensated for changes in zero and span with respect to temperature.
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The FC22 is a medium compression force sensor that offers excellent performance at a reasonable cost. The 3122 offers normalized zero and span for interchangeability and is thermally compensated for changes in zero and span with respect to temperature.

The 3122 can be used in applications such as Robotics End-Effectors, Variable Force Control, Load and Compression Sensing, Contact Sensing, and Weighing.

The 3122 incorporates MEAS’ proprietary Microfused™ technology which employs micromachined silicon piezoresistive strain gages fused with high temperature glass to a high performance stainless steel substrate. Microfused™ technology eliminates age-sensitive organic epoxies used in traditional load cell designs providing excellent long term span and zero stability.

The FC22 measures direct force and is therefore not subject to lead-die fatigue failure common with competitive designs which use a pressure capsule embedded within a silicone gel-filled cavity. Operating at very low strains, Microfused™ technology provides an essentially unlimited cycle life expectancy, superior resolution, and high over-range capabilities.

Product Features

  • Range: 0 - 50 lbs
  • Small Size, Low Noise
  • Essentially Unlimited Cycle Life Expectancy
  • Fast Response Time
  • Ratiometric

 

Formula

The formula for converting SensorValue into lbs is: 

F(lb) = SensorValue/14 - 50/7

Product Specifications

Characteristic Value
Range 0-50 lbs
Worst case sensitivity error ±3%
Worst case offset @ 0 Force ±2.86 lbs
Maximum Overload 125 lbs
Operating Temperature -40 to +85°C

Comes packaged with:

  • Attached 60cm cable (2")

Resources

This sensor connects to any Analog Input on the:

  • 1018 - PhidgetInterfaceKit 8/8/8
  • 1019 - PhidgetInterfaceKit 8/8/8 w/6 Port Hub
  • 1203 - PhidgetTextLCD
  • 1070 - PhidgetSBC

The easiest way to connect the sensor is to use a 3002 - Sensor Cable 60cm or a 3004 - Sensor Cable 350cm ; cut the sensor cable to the desired length and solder the load cell wires to the sensor cable as follows:

3122 - Load Cell Sensor Cable
Red Red
Black Black
White White
 

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