Industry

Industry Applications

 

Precision accelerometers, inclinometers, and load cells are found across various industry applications, contributing to process optimization, equipment monitoring, and safety assurance. Some examples of how they are used include.

Manufacturing and Production: In manufacturing processes, precision sensors are used for quality control, equipment monitoring, and process optimization. Accelerometers are employed to measure vibrations in machinery such as motors, pumps, and compressors, aiding in predictive maintenance by detecting early signs of mechanical failure. Inclinometers help ensure proper alignment and positioning of machinery and components, minimizing wear and optimizing production efficiency. Load cells are used in material handling equipment, such as conveyor belts and lifting systems, to measure the weight of goods and ensure proper load distribution.

Energy and Utilities: In the energy and utilities sector, precision sensors are used for monitoring equipment performance, optimizing energy generation and distribution, and ensuring workplace safety. Accelerometers are deployed in power plants to monitor turbine vibrations, generator rotor dynamics, and pump operation, helping prevent unexpected downtime and costly repairs. Inclinometers aid in the alignment and positioning of solar panels, wind turbines, and transmission towers, optimizing energy capture and transmission efficiency. Load cells are used in utility vehicles and lifting equipment to measure load weights and prevent overloading during maintenance and construction tasks.

Overall, precision accelerometers, inclinometers, and load cells are versatile tools used in a wide range of industrial applications, providing valuable data for equipment monitoring, process optimization, and safety assurance across diverse industries and sectors.

Sherborne Sensors offers a variety of products to support the inclination, acceleration, and force measurements needed for production and industry applications. We work with engineers to determine the most appropriate product for our clients; providing their customers with the data needed to confirm product or platform compliance with applicable regulations and standards.

For more information on any of our sensors and applications, please contact us.