Mechanical Technology, Incorporated - ACCUMEASURE | Digital Capacitance Sensor
ACCUMEASURE | Digital Capacitance Sensor | Mechanical Technology, Incorporated (MKTY)
non-contact high resolution capacitance displacement measurement sensor for small gap, thickness and distance
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Mechanical Technology, Incorporated

ACCUMEASURE | Digital Capacitance Sensor

Undoubtedly an essential measurement tool for process automation, quality control and tool automation control.

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Nanometer accuracy, high precision capacitance measurement sensor offering nanometer accuracy and stability. Interface with NI LabVIEW

The Accumeasure D capacitance displacement sensor series amplifier is a truly new revolutionary design that uses the latest technology to convert a highly reliable capacitive electric field measurement (displacement) directly into a highly precise 24 bit digital reading to accurately measure position, thickness, motion and vibration.

The standard feature quadrature encoder input, provides probe positional information simultaneously with its displacement signal by synchronizing displacement measurements to the probe position to provide accurate surface profiles of various conducting and semi-conducting targets. 

MTI's Digital Accumeasure capacitance displacement sensor amplifiers comes standard with 24 bit USB/Ethernet digital output. The analog output model includes the analog output in addition to the standard digital output. Both may be used simultaneously. This is ideal for closed loop applications or integration into systems that require analog.

ACCUMEASURE | Digital Capacitance Sensor
Our new capacitance amplifier converts the probe capacitance directly to target gap (distance). This direct conversion approach eliminates errors that traditional analog amplifiers have due to analog filtering, linearization, range extension and the summing of channels to obtain thickness or step measurements.

With the Accumeasure D series, filter frequency response, sample rate, linearization and probe range are all digitally controlled. This ensures the most accurate data capture, lossless processing and the freedom from having to purchase additional acquisition hardware.

Features

  • True Direct Digital Capacitive Displacement Sensor
  • Up to 0.01% FSR Linearity
  • Sub-nanometer Resolution
  • Built-in Quadrature Input
  • 20kS/sec. on all channels
  • No need for Analog-to-Digital Converter
  • 100% digital linearization of the gap response
  • Lossless 24 bit processing
  • Interface with NI LabVIEW™
  • Adjustable output data rate
  • Digital phasing of the probes to permit measuring floating targets
  • Digitally controlled Range extension, Filtering and signal averaging
  • USB and Ethernet Output
  • Analog Output
  • No additional acquisition hardware required

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Capacitance Probe

MTI offers probes for grounded targets using single-ended probes and for ungrounded or poorly grounded targets using push/pull probes. Single-ended Probes for Grounded Targets Provide Stable and Precise Non-Contact…

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