Strain Gauge Signal Conditioner from Calex
Calex Mfg. Co. Inc.
January 30, 2011
The 6202 Series of strain gauge signal conditioning modules from Calex Mfg. Co. Inc., Concord, CA, provide excitation, amplification, and filtering for any strain-gauge-based measurement or control system. Excitation voltage is 10 VDC fixed, with up to 30 mA of current to enable the module to drive a single 350 ohm load cell/strain gauge. Features include fixed gain options from 2–2965, amplifier output of 0–10 VDC standard rated at –3 V to 15 VDC, a built-in 10 Hz 2-pole filter, temperature coefficient of 0.005%/°C, and ±0.01% linearity. Powered by 24 VDC, the modules have a shielded 1 in. by 2 in. case attached to a mounting flange and are suited for mounting against a load cell, structural member, or backplane.
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