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Tactilus Free Form® Sensor System

Single Pressure Free Form Sensors Come in Various shapes and Sizes.

Free yourself from the constraints of traditional matrix sensors. A new solution to place sensing points precisely where you need them.

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Data collection hub with 8 sensor elements connected

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The Tactilus Free Form® sensor system is a "user constructed" tactile surface pressure system that provides unprecedented flexibility and ease of use. The free form philosophy is to empower the user to select the precise location where they require data collection rather than the constrained "matrix" inherent in traditional fixed surface sensor skins.

Designed for multi-axis or curvaceous topographies the Tactilus Free Form® sensor system provides engineers the capability to collect andassimilate data from up to 32 separate sensor elements simultaneously, at desired locations on an application surface to maximize datacollection efficiency and value. This new approach to tactile surface pressure mapping maintains data integrity and usefulness while allowing engineers the capability of constructing their own sensor "matrix." Unique to the industry, each Tactilus Free Form® sensor element is individually calibrated, sequentially serialized and quality tested to ensure the highest repeatability and accuracy. In addition, our sensor assemblies feature ergonomic and high quality Berg connectors, ensuring durable interconnection.

Key Benefits:

  • Extraordinary flexibility to collect data precisely where you need it
  • Most inexpensive solution on the market
  • No training required
Sensor Specifications
Pressure Range0 - 400 psi (0 - 28.1 kg/cm2)
Dimensions4 mm to 40 mm
ThicknessFrom 14 mils
DurabilityUp to 1000 uses
Recommend Current5 mA
Supply Voltage3-6 VDC
Temperature Range0° to 113° F (0° to 45' C)
Scan SpeedUp to 1,000 hertz
Repeatability< ± 10% of calibrated range
Hysteresis< 10% of calibrated range
Drift< 10% per log (time scale)

Single sensing point