Force Transducer for Spring Loaded Electrical Connectors
Original Publication Date: 1987-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02
A force transducer is designed to provide a means of measuring the spring pin force of electrical connectors. Through the use of a piezoelectric ceramic plate sensor, a charge signal is generated which is directly proportional to the force applied. The charge signal is then converted to the force reading to complete the force transducer application.