Amplified Completion Module

Amplified Completion Module

We have designed our completion modules to allow for rugged input connection of your foil strain gages with custom length, integrated instrumentation cable output. Available in both 120Ω and 350Ω configurations and 100 times amplified output, these rugged re-usable completion modules significantly reduce field installation time and provide an improved signal to noise ratio.

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Features

  • Completely reusable
  • Designed to exceed IP67
  • Minimizes lead wire effects
  • Rugged M8 mating connector
  • Pre-wired leads
  • Various mounting options available
  • Industrial cable, custom lengths
  • Simple to use!
  • Integrated thermistor

APPLICATIONS

  • Complete the Wheatstone bridge circuit near the strain gage installation location
  • Quarter Bridge Type I and Type II
  • Half-Bridge Type I and Type II
  • Can be used on all types of 120Ω and 350Ω strain gages

SPECIFICATIONS

MODEL AC120 AC350
RESISTANCE 120Ω 350Ω
RESISTANCE ACCURACY < 0.17% < 0.17%
FOIL GAGE TYPE SUPPORTED 3-Wire hookup Quarter Bridge Type I
3-Wire hookup Quarter Bridge Type II
3- or 4-wire hookup Half Bridge Type I
3- or 4-wire hookup Half Bridge Type II
EXCITATION VOLTAGE1 +2.0 to +5.0 Vdc
OUTPUT 100X gain on mV level signal, ratiometric to Excitation Voltage
HOUSING Machined 6061-Aluminum Alloy
CORROSION RESISTANCE Hard Anodized Clear (MIL-A-8625 Type III)
ENVIRONMENTAL Designed to exceed IP67
OPERATING TEMPURATURE2 -58° to +176 °F (-50° to +80 °C)

 

1 AC120 operates on +2.0 Vdc excitation only.
2 Temperature limit based on instrumentation cable operating temperatures, call BDI for wide temperature range cable options.

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