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MTN/1187 Series General Purpose RMS Acceleration Sensor
  • MTN/1187 Series General Purpose RMS Acceleration Sensor

MTN/1187

Quick Overview

MTN/1187 Series general purpose RMS acceleration transducer with an integral connector. Robust Stainless Steel construction with a 2-wire 4-20mA output. Measurement ranges: 0-1, 0-2, 0-5, 0-10, 0-20g. Power supply 12-32vDC. Frequency response 2 Hz to 1kHz. Electrical connection, 2 or 3 pin connector. Operating temperature -25 to +90°C. Various mounting options. Sealed to IP67.
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Details

The MTN/1187 Series is a general purpose, top‐entry acceleration sensor with 2-wire proportional 4-20mA output. Stainless Steel construction allows for continuous vibration monitoring in harsh industrial environments with an IP67 rating. Sensors are fitted with an integral connector and is available with a wide range of mountings.

RMS Acceleration Transducer

Acceleration sensors are vibration sensors that provide a conditioned 4-20mA output proportional to the RMS value of the acceleration values of the monitored vibration. The output shows the force in ‘g’, which is equivalent to 9.80665 Newton of force per Kg of mass. RMS Acceleration transducers are ideal for monitoring bearings, gear mesh and other rotational machinery with a high frequency range.

Any change in the normal vibration signal can indicate issues that need immediate attention to prevent damage to equipment. Changes in the vibration can indicate a piece of machinery is working loose from its mounting, fan blade malfunction, bearing failures or other machinery wear. Logging the vibration readings at regular intervals can be useful to highlight the gradual wear of part of a machine. This can also help to provide information on the expected life of machinery in any given application and allow for a suitable replacement to be purchased before a failure and limit the duration of any shutdowns caused by mechanical failures.

ApplicationsMTN/1187 Dimensional Drawings

  • Industrial RMS vibration monitoring
  • Equipment vibration monitoring in harsh environments
  • Bearing condition monitoring of industrial equipment
  • Building services vibration monitoring
  • Fan, compressor and pump condition monitoring.

 

Specifications

Output Current: 4-20mA
Supply Voltage: 12-32V DC (4-20mA)
Frequency Response: 2Hz to 1kHz ±10%
Mounted Base Resonance: 5kHz (nominal)
Isolation: Base isolated
Dynamic Range: 50g peak
Transverse Sensitivity: Less than 5%
Operating Temperature: -25 to +90°C
Temperature Sensitivity: 0.08%/°C
Connector Options: 2-Pin MS or 3-Pin 62GB
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Mounting Torque: 8Nm
Weight: 150g (nominal)
IP Rating: IP67

 

Standard units come with a ¼" UNF Female, Quick Fit Female or ½" NPT Male mounting options with a selection of different mounting adapters are available to provide M8, M10 and M12 mounting threads.

A full list of the options for the MTN/1187 Series RMS acceleration sensor can be found on the main page, a link is provided in the related products section below.

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Description       MTN/1187 Series general purpose, top-entry, acceleration sensor. Robust Stainless Steel Construction with a 2-wire 4-20mA output. Power Supply 12-32vDC. Operating temperature range -25 to +90°C.
 

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For further information, technical advice, or a quotation please call or email us. If you are not sure which product you need one of our technical sales advisors will be happy to discuss your application. We also accept company purchase orders by fax or post. Credit card orders can also be placed over the phone for any product.

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Connectors and Cables
MTN/MH002
MTN/MH002
2-Pin Military Style Mating Connector for MTN Series Sensor. Complies with Military Spec C5015. Extremely robust, internal glass to metal seal ensures waterproof to IP67 with threaded collar.
£21.00
or call us for a quote
MTN/MH008
MTN/MH008
3-Pin 62GB Mating Connector for MTN Series Sensor. Extremely robust and waterproof to IP66, bayonet fitting.
£32.00
or call us for a quote
MTN/MH160
MTN/MH160
4-Pin M12 Mating Connector for MTN Series Sensor. Extremely robust and waterproof to IP66 with threaded collar. Screw terminals for field installations.
£21.00
or call us for a quote
 
MTN Quick-Fit Mounting Adapters
MTN/MS001
MTN/MS001
Quick-fit to stainless steel flat base adapter for attachment with epoxy resin. Provides a high rigidity connection but with reduced high frequency response.
£3.50
or call us for a quote
MTN/MS002
MTN/MS002
Quick-fit to M8 male stainless steel stud adapter. Provides a high rigidity connection but with reduced high frequency response.
£3.50
or call us for a quote
MTN/MS003
MTN/MS003
Quick-fit to M10 male stainless steel stud adapter. Provides a high rigidity connection but with reduced high frequency response.
£3.50
or call us for a quote
 
MTN ¼" UNF Mounting Adapters
MTN/MS013
MTN/MS013
¼" - 28 UNF male to stainless steel flat base adapter for attachment with epoxy resin. Provides a rigid connection that maximises the response at high frequencies.
£3.50
or call us for a quote
MTN/MS067
MTN/MS067
¼" - 28 UNF male to M8 male stainless steel stud adapter. Provides a rigid connection that maximises the response at high frequencies.
£3.50
or call us for a quote
MTN/MS124
MTN/MS124
¼" - 28 UNF male to M10 male stainless steel stud adapter. Provides a rigid connection that maximises the response at high frequencies.
£3.50
or call us for a quote
MTN/MM001
¼" - 28 UNF male to 35mm, 2 Pole Type Magnetic adapter. Provides a temporary connection that allows for good everyday machine surveying with a simple, quick magnetic mounting.
£60.00
or call us for a quote
 
Mounting Stud Adhesive
MTN/MH010
Metal-filled mounting stud adhesive ensuring a permanent, electrically-conducting bond to the machine (1 tube secures approx. 25 studs).
£35.00
or call us for a quote