Structural Testing System

The STS4 is the world’s only data acquisition system that has been designed by civil engineers expressly for structural testing.

Intelligent sensors, Li-Ion battery power, wireless communication, and rugged design makes this system highly efficient and extremely easy to deploy on challenging projects.

STS4 UNIQUE
FEATURES

4-Channel Wireless Nodes
Rugged four-channel data acquisition units powered by long-lasting Li-Ion batteries and utilize standard wireless network communication protocol.
Wireless Base Stations
Ruggedized network hubs generate the wireless network for the STS4 nodes and the user’s computer. Multiple Wireless Base Stations can be linked.
Intelliducers
Plug & Play feature dramatically reduces the time and effort required to track sensor cabling and associated settings.
Automatic Load Position Indicator
Tracks the position of the applied live load (e.g. test truck or train) during the load testing phase.
STS-LIVE
Allows the user to immediately initiate the system and begin testing with very little configuration required, while also giving the user some powerful tools.

HOW
IT WORKS

APPLICATIONS

STS-LIVE: Data Collection

No programming required
Performs automatic system diagnostics
Input basic factors, such as test length and sample rate
Simple yet powerful graphing features

STS-VIEW: Data Evaluation

Post process data for reporting
Display data as a function of time and load position in real-time
Immediately evaluate structural responses, such as neutral axis locations and axial forces
Input Finite Element Analysis results

STS-CFA: Cable Forces

Efficiently measure cable forces in the field
Acceleration measurements used to determine in-situ cable forces

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