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US20100300215 Load Cell  
A load cell includes a cylindrical ring with one end closed by a membrane configured to receive a load or force to be measured. A sensor carrier plate is arranged in a cavity formed by the ring...
US20150059495 Power Measurement System Based on Self-Limiting Force  
An apparatus is described for measuring the power expended in driving a chain. A light-weight, compact, flexible structure is attached to the chain. The tension within the chain bends the flexible...
US20110224686 ROBOTIC SURGERY SYSTEM INCLUDING POSITION SENSORS USING FIBER BRAGG GRATINGS  
A surgical instrument is provided, including: at least one articulatable arm having a distal end, a proximal end, and at least one joint region disposed between the distal and proximal ends; an...
US20100089175 Cable length measuring device  
A device for measuring the length of a cable under tension moved through the device generally comprises a frame, a measuring pulley rotatably mounted on the frame; an anti-slip device for...
US20140216171 LOAD MEASUREMENT OF THE LOAD RECEIVER OF HOISTING DEVICES  
Device for determining the force of an operational arrangement acting on a load receiver, wherein the load receiver is arranged movably relative to a component of the operational arrangement,...
US20150185095 METHODS OF TORQUE ESTIMATION AND COMPENSATION AND SYSTEMS THEREOF  
At least one example embodiment discloses a method including measuring phase currents associated with one or more stator windings of the machine, estimating terminal voltage values based on the...
US20100089178 Corn Stalk strength measuring device  
An apparatus for measuring stalk strength of a plant is disclosed. A force sensor is mounted to a harvester in a position to measure the resistance to crushing of the plant stalk by a stalk roll...
US20110185458 FORCE, PRESSURE, OR STIFFNESS MEASUREMENT OR CALIBRATION USING GRAPHENE OR OTHER SHEET MEMBRANE  
Force, pressure, or stiffness measurement or calibration can be provided, such as by using a graphene or other sheet membrane, which can provide a specified number of monolayers suspended over a...
US20090056473 TORQUE SENSOR FOR A STEERING WHEEL  
A torque sensor for a steering wheel with a center axis has an input member, an output member, the input and output members being rotatable about the common center axis, and a spring member that...
US20140033830 GRINDING ABNORMALITY MONITORING METHOD AND GRINDING ABNORMALITY MONITORING DEVICE  
A grinding abnormality monitoring method and device for grinding a plurality of works of the same type are proposed which can improve the accuracy of judgment whether an abnormality is generated...
US20140000385 FORCE SENSOR  
A force sensor has an input part, a base part, an intermediate part and a sensor element. The external force to be sensed is applied to the input part. The input part transmits the external force...
US20120318070 PRESSURE SENSOR LINEARIZATION  
One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for generating a linearized pressure sensor pattern for a pressure sensor. Force may be applied to a pressure sensor sample, comprising the...
US20130340537 FORCE SENSOR INCLUDING SENSOR PLATE WITH LOCAL DIFFERENCES IN STIFFNESS  
A force sensor for measuring forces comprises a sensor plate where at least one measuring resistor is arranged whereby deformations of the sensor plate can be detected as a result of forces to be...
US20140374230 PRESSURE SENSITIVE KEYS WITH A SINGLE-SIDED DIRECT CONDUCTION SENSOR  
The present disclosure describes pressure sensitive keys with a single-sided direct conduction sensor that includes a sensor substrate, a conductive layer formed on an underside of a contact...
US20140020483 MEASUREMENT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR GENERATOR  
A measurement device for a generator and a method for measuring stator wedge preload are disclosed. The generator includes a stator and a rotor, the stator including a stator wedge. The...
US20140007702 MEASUREMENT DEVICE FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF FORCES IN STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS  
A measurement device for measurement of forces in structural components, having a measurement sensor, which is embodied such that it is connected with the structural component in a force-fit...
US20120198946 PRESSURE-SENSITIVE AMPLIFIER STAGE  
Pressure-sensitive amplifier stage comprising four unipolar pressure-sensor transistors each including a piezoresistive current path. The pressure-sensor transistors are connected as a...
US20070144273 Device for the classification of seat occupancy  
A seat occupancy sensor (12) comprises a sensing layer (14) associated to a seating surface of a seat, which has at least one electrical property varying locally in response to a pressure and/or...
US20140130611 PRESSURE TRANSDUCER STRUCTURES SUITABLE FOR CURVED SURFACES  
A flexible transducer structure suitable for attaching to a curved surface such as the leading edge of an aircraft wing is provided. In one example embodiment, a method may include receiving, at a...
US20070089534 Testing instrument for power steering wheel shaft  
A testing instrument includes a work table, a hydraulic pipe, a positioning device, a power steering wheel shaft mounted on the positioning device and provided with a pull lever and a torque...
US20140083209 MECHANICALLY COUPLED FORCE SENSOR ON FLEXIBLE PLATFORM ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE  
A force sensor system includes a substrate, a cover, a sensor, and a spherical force transfer element. The cover is coupled to the substrate, and has an inner surface, an outer surface, an opening...
US20110079092 LOW-POWER FORCE SENSOR  
A force sensor utilizing force sensing element to generate an output signal that is commensurate with the force applied to the sensor. The force sensor includes a support element coupled to a...
US20110126641 METHOD FOR MONITORING A GRINDING SYSTEM AND GRINDING SYSTEM COMPRISING A MONITORING DEVICE  
The invention relates to a method for monitoring the load state of a grinding system having rotating grinding elements, the dynamic forces exerted by the grinding stock on the grinding elements...
US20100005908 Pressure Distribution Sensor Utilizing Electromagnetic Coupling  
A pressure distribution sensor utilizing electromagnetic coupling in which alignment of electromagnetically coupled coils is facilitated, and a force in a slip direction can be detected. The...
US20140326079 CAPACITANCE TYPE SENSOR  
A capacitance type sensor includes: a dielectric layer made of a polymer; an elongated front-side electrode placed on a front side of the dielectric layer; an elongated back-side electrode placed...
US20120234109 Magnet Strength Measurement  
An apparatus for determining an integral strength of a magnet, including a magnetically attractive specimen, a force-sensing device for receiving the specimen and determining a magnitude of a...
US20090255385 TORQUE WRENCH WITH A COUNTER  
A torque wrench includes a handle and a function shaft longitudinally mounted to the handle. The handle has a counter mounted in a middle portion of the handle. The function shaft has a head...
US20070074924 Steering actuation device for a vehicle, in particular for an industrial truck  
The invention relates to a steering actuation device for a vehicle, in particular for an industrial truck, having an operating element (1) for inputting steering commands by exerting torques on...
US20050160836 Pedal force detection device  
In a pedal force detection device, a pedal arm unit is provided with a first arm at which a pedal is mounted, a second arm apart from the pedal and a connection portion for connecting the first...
US20140123725 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING HELICAL PILE INSTALLATION TORQUE  
Embodiments of the subject invention are directed to a method and apparatus for measuring torque applied during installation of a helical pile. Specific embodiments relate to a helical pile...
US20140033831 ROTATIONAL TORSION TESTER  
A rotational torsion tester, comprising: a first drive shaft; a second drive shaft; a load applying unit that applies a torsional load to a workpiece; at least one bearing unit including a first...
US20090078057 RESIDUAL TORQUE ANALYZER  
A system for detecting fastener movement and measuring a residual torque in a fastener joint, including a device for applying torque to a stationary fastener in a tightened state and measuring...
US20110005339 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING LAUNDRY LOAD  
A method and apparatus for operating a laundry treating appliance having an underdamped control scheme for a motor to determine a laundry load size.
US20070266798 Method and Apparatus for Bearing Thrust Monitoring  
A method and apparatus for bearing thrust monitoring allows measurable detection of tilt of a support bearing (52 or 56) for a roller (34 or 36) which rotatably supports a rotating body (22). A...
US20140109694 PULL TEST APPARATUS  
A pull test apparatus includes a base, a tension meter and a linkage assembly. An object is adapted to be fixed at the base. The tension meter is movably disposed at the base and adapted to...
US20120325018 ENVIRONMENTAL SENSOR WITH TENSIONED WIRE EXHIBITING VARYING TRANSMISSION CHARACTERISTICS IN RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS  
Systems and methods for measuring environmental conditions of a sensing location, where a sensor including a measuring surface and a wire coupled in tension to the measuring surface over which...
US20090277282 FIXTURE FOR TORQUE METER AND APPARATUS HAVING THE FIXTURE FOR TESTING TORQUE  
A fixture for a torque meter includes a bearing having a cylindrical stator and a rotor, two or more arms, and two or more elastic members. The cylindrical stator defines a through hole therein....
US20090235761 Apparatus for monitoring and registering the location and intensity of impacts in sports  
This invention relates to impact sports, and to articles of clothing and for detection systems used to monitor and registering the intensity, location and sources of impacts in contact sports such...
US20090007698 MOTOR WITH ROTATIONAL AND LINEAR DRIVE WITH INTEGRATED AXIAL FORCE MEASUREMENT  
The driving force produced by the linear drive on a motor with a rotational drive and with a linear drive can be registered in a quantified fashion by virtue of the fact that deformation of a...
US20140238150 METHOD FOR EVALUATING PRESTRESSING FORCE OF BONDED TENDON USING VELOCITY OF STRESS WAVES CAUSED BY IMPACT  
There is provided a method for evaluating prestressing force of a bonded tendon. The method includes: striking a prestressing strand of a bonded tendon with an impact hammer; measuring an...
US20090126511 Torque measuring method and apparatus for motor-operated valve  
A torque measuring method and apparatus for a motor-operated valve including a valve driving mechanism operable to open and close the valve, a worm displacable by driving of the motor to operate...
US20140083207 Pre-Loaded Force Sensors  
Pre-loaded force sensitive input devices, force sensing resistors (FSR), are formed as a multiple membrane assembly that is capable of detecting low intensity pressure inputs and quantifying...
US20060207348 Detecting torque  
An apparatus for detecting torque affecting an axle includes a carrier system, located along the axle, and having a central detector segment and external detector segments. The central detector...
US20120105242 TENSION SENSOR ASSEMBLY  
A tension detector may detect and help correct tension in a lift cable. The cable may include a lift cable within a telescopic structure, such as a telescopic tower. The tension sensor may detect...
US20110138931 DETECTION SENSOR  
An object of this invention is to detect an external force or acceleration with good sensitivity using a simple configuration. An external force detection sensor comprises a comb electrode...
US20080307900 Self-contained wireless rotational speed sensing unit  
A speed sensing device for use with a traction device is disclosed. The speed sensing device has a rotor having a first rotational, wherein the rotor has magnets affixed thereon to generate a...
US20150068326 MAGNETIC FORCE SENSOR  
The present invention provides a magnetic force sensor that can precisely detect and correct variations in a magnetic field generated by a magnetic flux generating source. Therefore, a...
US20120227513 MAGNETIC FORCE SENSOR  
The present invention provides a magnetic force sensor that can precisely detect and correct variations in a magnetic field generated by a magnetic flux generating source. Therefore, a...
US20150090052 PRESSURE SENSOR HAVING MULTIPLE PRESSURE CELLS AND SENSITIVITY ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY  
A pressure sensor (20) includes a test cell (32) and sense cell (34). The sense cell (34) includes an electrode (42) formed on a substrate (30) and a sense diaphragm (68) spaced apart from the...
US20070169568 Digital torque display device for wrench and method for detecting the torque  
A wrench includes a handle and a head connected to an end of the handle. A driving member is received in a through hole in the head and a pawl is received in a first recess defined in an inner...