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US20080173102 Villari torque sensor excitation and pickup arrangement for magnetrostrictive shafts  
A torque sensor based on the Villari effect. The sensor uses high frequency alternating magnetic fields and the Villari effect to determine the state of stress/strain inside a magnetostrictive...
US20150040685 IMPACT SENSING, EVALUATION & TRACKING SYSTEM  
An impact sensing and tracking system helps detect concussion risks using a computerized evaluation combined with traditional methods. The system includes impact sensors, a application and a...
US20120055227 METHOD OF OBTAINING SAME WRENCH TORQUE BY CALIBRATION BY TESTING DIFFERENT FORCE EXERTION POINTS ON HAND GRIP OF ELECTRONIC TORQUE WRENCH AND ELECTRONIC TORQUE WRENCH THEREOF  
An electronic torque wrench calibration method includes providing test rod for simulating wrench body and support plate for simulating hand grip wherein on either side of the support plate there...
US20150018840 MRI-COMPATIBLE, INTEGRATED FORCE AND TORQUE SENSORS AND SYSTEMS THAT INCORPORATE THE SENSORS  
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible sensor for measuring torque with respect to an axis of rotation in conjunction with an applied linear force includes a shaft arranged in a...
US20150020611 TORQUE TRANSDUCER, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING TORQUE TRANSDUCER AND TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLE USING TORQUE TRANSDUCER  
Provided are a torque transducer, a method for manufacturing the torque transducer, and a transmission for a vehicle using the torque transducer. The torque transducer includes a...
US20050072249 Occupant classification device  
An occupant classification device includes a pressure-sensitive sensor including a plurality of pressure-sensitive portions connected in series with each other and dispersedly arranged on a seat...
US20140013862 Wearable Ground Reaction Force Foot Sensor  
Disclosed are several examples of a ground reaction force sensor for an article having an upper force plate for contacting the article, a lower force plate for contacting the ground, a vertical...
US20140038225 CELL CULTURE DEVICE  
A cell culture device for culturing cells and measuring mechanical forces exerted by one or more cells. The device includes a cell culture chamber having a bottom plate and a main frame with side...
US20130125666 VARIABLE TORQUE RATE TEST JOINT  
In a variable torque rate test joint, screw-threaded first and second elements are rotated relative to one another by a tool under test. At least one spring beam is cantilevered over a pivot point...
US20130152705 MULTI-AXIS SENSOR  
Provided herein is a multi-axis sensor including: a pair of electrodes positioned such that at least partial areas thereof face each other; an elasticity member having one of the pair of...
US20150059494 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR MEASURING AND MONITORING IMPACT FORCES IMPARTED TO INDIVIDUALS, AND PROTECTING INDIVIDUALS FROM IMPACT FORCES  
A system for monitoring and measuring impact forces imparted to an individual using force sensors, electronics for real-time transmission of sensed data to a remote server, software algorithms to...
US20110083518 Correlating Push Force and Stalk Vibration to a Plant's Susceptibility to Root Lodging, Stalk/Stem Lodging and Brittle Snap (Broken Stems or Stalks)  
The present device enables measurement of the susceptibility of plants to root lodging, stalk or stem lodging and brittle snap (broken stems or stalks). The device is used to push on a plant stalk...
US20090263245 SYSTEMS AND METHODS INVOLVING WIND TURBINE TOWERS FOR POWER APPLICATIONS  
A system for determining wind turbine tower base torque loads including a controller configured to determine a torque load of a base of a tower of a wind turbine according to a computation of an...
US20140109692 ROLLING TORQUE TOOL  
A torque measurement tool measures the rolling torque of a bearing. The tool includes a bar weldment including a scale bar and a centered socket, and further includes a pair of slides slidably...
US20090189008 Reel-Up and Also a Method and Measuring Unit in Such a Reel-Up  
A reel-up for reeling a fibre web where the fibre web to be reeled and a supporting body form a reel nip. The reel-up has at least one measuring body which is arranged in order to be influenced by...
US20140331791 DISPLACEMENT SENSOR  
There is provided a displacement sensor which can precisely detect the amount of displacement given by an operator. A touch sensor which is a type of the displacement sensor has a piezoelectric...
US20100005909 TORQUE SENSOR WITH REDUCED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO FAILURE  
A sensor arrangement with relatively low disturbance susceptibility for measurement of a torque acting on a shaft, wherein the shaft has a first shaft section and a second shaft section and these...
US20150075297 HOLLOW PROFILE FOR A WEIGHT-IN-MOTION SENSOR  
A WIM (weigh-in-motion) sensor has an oblong hollow profile and includes two force-transmission plates arranged parallel to each other. A tube is arranged between the plates and is integrally...
US20100043570 SHAFT ARRANGEMENT HAVING A ROLLING BEARING  
A shaft arrangement, with a rotatable shaft supported in a rolling bearing, which has rolling elements and an outer race, a torsion sensor having a permanently magnetic ring and at least one...
US20150075250 Force Sensor Device  
A force sensor device has at least three arcs distributed around a central axis. The arcs have integrated sensing elements that measure strain applied on the arc resulting from a force applied on...
US20150082919 STRAIN SENSOR, PRESSURE SENSOR, MICROPHONE, BLOOD PRESSURE SENSOR, PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT, AND HEARING AID  
According to one embodiment, a strain sensor includes: a base; a strain sensing element; a magnetic field sensing element; and a processing unit. The strain sensing element includes a first...
US20120035864 DETERMINING AN EQUIVALENT MECHANICAL LOAD  
A method for determining an equivalent mechanical load of a component includes a dynamic mechanical loading. A first measurement value of the mechanical load of the component is measured and...
US20120266694 MULTIAXIAL FORCE-TORQUE SENSORS  
The disclosure relates to a multiaxial force-torque sensor having a transducer structure, with strain gauges placed in defined areas to measure the strain, from which the forces and torques are...
US20100307265 Force Sensor for the Detection of a Force Vector  
The invention makes it possible to determine a force vector that is applied to a tip of a minimally invasive surgical instrument. The force acts upon the housing, is directed to the base, and...
US20130305840 Transducer acceleration compensation using a delay to match phase characteristics  
A method and system for correcting for the inertial error of a transducer as a function of frequency by applying a delay to a leading signal of the transducer to provide phase compensation.
US20090025488 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NON-CONTACT SENSING OF THE TORQUE OF A SHAFT  
Torque measurements from a rotating shaft suffer from periodic disturbances known as “shaft run-out.” These are caused by inhomogeneities in the shaft such as frozen mechanical stresses or...
US20120240690 BINDING FORCE TESTING DEVICE  
A binding force testing device for testing the binding force of a hinge, includes a control chassis for controlling the binding force testing device; a platform mounted on the control chassis; a...
US20070169566 Integrated central manifold for orthopedic simulator  
An orthopedic simulator is provided with an integral central manifold that provides internal routing of pressurized hydraulic fluid, compressed air, or electrical power to the actuators of the...
US20130200670 OCCUPANT DETECTION SENSOR ASSEMBLY  
A sensor system and seat assembly includes a sensor assembly configured to detect a seating force exerted on a portion of a seat cushion of a seat. The sensor assembly includes a base, a force...
US20120152034 Sensor system  
A sensor system has a rotational angle sensor for detecting a rotational angle and a torque sensor for detecting a torque. The rotational angle sensor has a rotatable rotational angle transmitter...
US20050279180 Continuous winding method for multi-resolver, and multi-resolver thereby  
A continuous winding method is applied to a multi-resolver including m resolver units (m is an integer not less than 2) joined together. Each resolver unit is composed of a stator and a rotor. The...
US20100199782 Torque-Angle Alarm Method and Wrench thereof  
A wrench is disclosed. The wrench includes a body, a storing device, a torque sensing device, an angle sensing device and a processing device. The storing device stores a predetermined torque...
US20080216676 PRESS FORCE SENSING AND DISPLAY  
A press is described having an upper platen and a lower platen. A support is adapted to close the upper platen with the lower platen by applying a force therebetween. A sensor is adapted to detect...
US20150101420 Marine Seismic Surveying with Towed Components Below Water's Surface  
A skeg mounts from the stern of a towing vessel and extends below the waterline. A channel in the skeg protects cables for steamers and a source (e.g., air gun array) of a seismic system deployed...
US20110155829 METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE LOAD OF A MILL  
Described and claimed is a method, in which the state of a mill, which consists of a stator and a rotor and is driven by an alternating current motor, is derived from the rotational speed of the...
US20090293584 SENSOR ASSEMBLY AND METHOD  
Described herein is the sensor assembly and method for rapidly obtaining accurate readings of a variable. The sensor assembly comprises a plurality of sensors which are connected to a...
US20060053903 Web tension indicator  
A web tension indicator comprises a housing configured to receive a web therethrough, a spring member carried within the housing, and means for indicating that the web is under tension when a...
US20140137668 PRESSURE SENSOR, MICROPHONE, BLOOD PRESSURE SENSOR, AND TOUCH PANEL  
According to one embodiment, a pressure sensor includes a base unit, a film unit, and a plurality of sensing elements. The plurality of sensing elements is provided on the film unit radially with...
US20110107850 6-AXIS SENSOR STRUCTURE USING FORCE SENSOR AND METHOD OF MEASURING FORCE AND MOMENT THEREWITH  
A 6-axis force sensor includes bumper 10 with bumper axis 12 and press member 11 which has four horizontal beams 11a, 11b, 11c and 11d in a cross shape with end, side and bottom faces. Sensors 31,...
US20110023627 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING A TORSION ELEMENT OF A TORQUE SENSOR WITH MAGNETIZATION  
The present invention relates to a method for providing a one- or multipart torsion element of a torque sensor with at least one magnetic encoding by applying at least one current pulse to the...
US20130255400 SENSOR ASSEMBLY AND MEDICAL DEVICE INCORPORATING SAME  
Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a beam and a sensing element disposed on the beam. The sensor assembly also...
US20120096953 SENSOR ASSEMBLY AND MEDICAL DEVICE INCORPORATING SAME  
Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a beam and a sensing element disposed on the beam. The sensor assembly also...
US20140369530 PRESSURE SENSOR, ACOUSTIC MICROPHONE, BLOOD PRESSURE SENSOR, AND TOUCH PANEL  
According to one embodiment, a pressure sensor includes a film part, and a sensing unit. A circumscribing rectangle circumscribing a configuration of a film surface of the film part has a first...
US20130334177 Determination of a Quality of an Aluminum Weld  
A method for determining a quality of at least one aluminum weld comprises detecting a force exerted on a workpiece by at least one electrode, and determining at least one factor characterizing...
US20120279320 MAGNETIC FLUX COLLECTOR FOR A TORQUE DETECTION DEVICE  
The invention relates to a magnetic flux collector for a torque detection device. The collector includes two coaxial magnetic cylinder heads (6, 7), having respectively interlocked teeth (17, 28),...
US20080208488 Device for Detecting Impact and Use Thereof  
The present invention relates to a device for detecting an impact and use thereof.
US20120194359 AIRCRAFT DOOR DETECTOR/WARNING DEVICE  
Disclosed is an electromechanical system for minimizing passenger door contact with the Passenger Loading Bridge (PLB) floor and subsequent damage to said door, during passenger loading or off...
US20140000388 FORCE SENSOR AND ROBOT ARM INCLUDING FORCE SENSOR  
A force sensor that detects external force includes a sheath, a pressure member configured to be provided on the sheath, a sensor unit configured to detect force applied to the pressure member,...
US20110130684 LOWER-LIMB PROSTHESIS FORCE AND MOMENT TRANSDUCER  
A computerized prosthesis alignment system includes a transducer that can measure socket reactions in the anterior/posterior plane and the right/left planes, while canceling or reducing the...
US20080000208 Cutter head with multiple mounts, bushing assembly and/or cooler assembly  
A cutter head includes first and second mounts that are configured to allow coupling with various motive equipment, such as a tractor or an excavator. The first mount may be mounted on the rear of...