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SGR Series Torque Transducer
  • SGR Series Torque Transducer

SGR Series Rotary Transducer For Torque Measurements

Quick Overview

These SGR Series Transducers can be used to monitoring bi-directional rotary or static torque. The SGR Series Transducers operate using a four-element strain gauge wheatstone bridge, which connects to a microcontroller to process the bridge output signal and measure the torque applied to the shaft. Using the full bridge helps to diminish errors from any off-axis forces and increases the sensitivity and temperature performance of the strain measurement. Available with ranges 0-1Nm to 0-13,000 Nm. The SGR510 unit come with analogue outputs for torque measurements, whilst the SGR520 unit also has RS232, CANbus or USB output to interface with TorqView Windows software, which provides a PC real time graphical display and full data logging facility.

The SGR Series replaces the previous RWT Series Torque transducers.

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Operating Principles

The SGR series transducers operate using a four-element strain gauge wheatstone bridge, which is connected to a miniature shaft mounted analog to digital converter and microcontroller. The microcontroller conditions and measures the strain gauge bridge output as close to the gauges as possible, eliminating any possible external noise pick up in the gauge wiring.

The shaft mounted electronic module is wirelessly powered by a radio frequency source which drives a stator coil, the output of which is received by a rotor coil on the shaft thus making the system completely contactless. This eliminates the need for slip rings and their associated wear and noise problems.

The shaft microcontroller outputs a digital serial stream that is transferred back from rotor to stator by modulating the impedance of the rotor coil and detecting the impedance changes at the stator coil. A secondary high-performance microcontroller receives the serial stream from the shaft microcontroller, which then performs calibration and temperature compensation before outputting the results digitally via RS232, CAN bus or USB. A 16-bit digital to analog converter also outputs the sensors data as a fully calibrated and compensated analog voltage or current.

SGR Schematic

Key Benefits

  • Any full scale torque can be specified within the standard range: 1Nm through to 13,000Nm
  • Large fully functional overrange capabilities of 250% (SGR 520)
  • Minimal side and end load errors
  • Low Linearity deviation of ±0.05% FSD
  • Low Hysteresis error of ±0.05% FSD
  • Zero vaiation in torque signal with rotation (Cyclic Variation)
  • Non contect signal transmission, no slip rings to wear out.
  • High digital sample rate of 4,000 samples per second
  • Adjustable torque data smoothness, low pass filter (SGR520)
  • Wide Power Supply range 12-32vDC
  • Lifetime Warranty

 

TorqSense SGR510 Series transducers offer:

  • Fixed analogue voltage or current outputs
  • BIT Self-diagnostics for letting the manufacturer know that the transducer torque or speed ratings have not been exceeded and the transducer's last calibration date
  • Sensors to monitor shaft temperature for better compensation and accuracy
  • Simple 'Sensor Status' output pin

 

The TorqSense SGR520 transducers offers, these additional features:

  • 2 x user selectable voltage or current analog outputs (one for torque and the other for speed, power or peak torque)
  • Digital outputs such as RS232, CANbus and USB for interfacing with modern instrumentation and laptops
  • Digital input for configuring transducer via PC
  • BIT Self-diagnostics for letting users know data is trustworthy, that the transducer torque or speed ratings have not been exceeded and the transducer's calibration date
  • Transducer configuration software to allow user to changes transducer variables
  • Sensors to monitor shaft temperature for better compensation and accuracy
  • Simple 'Sensor Status' output pin
  • Ability to connect up to 10 transducers using USB


Torque ranges available at any full scale torque: 1Nm to 13,000Nm, with above 13,000Nm on request.

First Annual Recalibration is included in the purchase price. Units must be returned to Omni Instruments for Recalibration.

Availability: In stock

Price range : £1,295.00 - £7,775.00

Price as configured: £1,295.00

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Price as configured: £1,295.00

 

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Description       SGR TorqSense Transducer for torque measurements with internal electronics.
 

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TorqSense Transducers
SGR510
 SGR510
SGR510 TorqSense Torque sensor with a fixed analogue outputs for torque measurements with integral electronics. Torque ranges from 0-1Nm to 0-13,000 Nm
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£1,295.00

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SGR520
 SGR520
SGR520 TorqSense Torque sensor with a variable analogue and serial outputs for torque measurements with integral electronics. Torque ranges from 0-1Nm to 0-13,000 Nm
£2,020.00

Not Available online

 
TorqSense Connector & Lead Options
ACC-01
12 Pin female Lumberg connnector for the analogue outputs.
£20.00
or call us for a quote
ACC-03
ACC-03
Analog Lead (Length 2.5m) 12 Pin Lumberg (female) to 15 way D type connector (female). For connecting SGR/RWT to users system via 15 pin D connector.
£62.00
or call us for a quote
 
TorqSense Connector & Lead Options - Digital Outputs
ACC-02
12 Pin male Lumberg connnector for the digital outputs with flying leads.
£20.00
or call us for a quote
ACC-04
ACC-04
Digital Lead (Length 2.5m) 12 Pin Lumberg (male) to 15 way D type connector (male). For connecting SGR/RWT to users system via 15 pin D connector.
£62.00
or call us for a quote
ACC-05
ACC-05
Digital Lead Adapter (Length 1m) 15 Way D type (female) to RS232 and Power Connector. For connecting SGR/RWT to PC via RS232. Also needs Digital Lead (ACC4) to connect to SGR/RWT
£39.00
or call us for a quote
ACC-06
ACC-06
Digital Lead Adapter (Length 1m) 15 Way D type (female) to RS232, USB and Power Connector. For connecting SGR/RWT to PC via USB (Option G) or RS232, Also needs Digital Lead (ACC4) to connect to SGR/RWT
£39.00
or call us for a quote
ACC-08
ACC-08
Digital Lead Adapter (Length 1m) 15 Way D type (female) to CANbus and Power Connector. For connecting SGR/RWT to PC via CANbus (Option H). Also needs Digital Lead (ACC4) to connect to SGR/RWT
£39.00
or call us for a quote
ACC-09
ACC-09
Digital Lead Adapter (Length 1m) 15 Way D type (female) to CANbus, USB and Power Connector. For connecting SGR/RWT to PC via USB (Option G) or CANbus (Option H). Also needs Digital Lead (ACC4) to connect to SGR/RWT
£39.00
or call us for a quote
 
TorqView Software
TORQVIEW
TORQVIEW
TORQVIEW Advanced Torque Monitoring Software available to operate in conjunction with the SGR or RWT Series Transducers and any of the E102, E202 and E302 series Transducer Display Interfaces to provide a flexible display, real time plotting and data recording facility.
£380.00
or call us for a quote
 
TorqSense Accessories
PSU-01
AC Mains Adapter Power Supply, 12-32vDC.
£22.00
or call us for a quote
SBU-01
Transducer Signal Breakout Unit. The Breakout Box is an optional accessory which when plugged in, provides easy access for terminals and all of the inputs and outputs in one place. The Breakout Box provides 4mm sockets to output an analog torque and speed signal and allow communication with a PC via the built-in USB and RS232 ports (if supplied from the sensor).
£475.00
or call us for a quote
ETD
ETD
Transducer Display ETD. Primarily used to display torque and peak torque, it can also display speed and power, provide access to the analog outputs from the transducer and connect the transducer to a PC for use with TorqView and the Transducer Control Program.
£580.00
or call us for a quote