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1-axis accelerometer / shear / low-frequency / high-sensitivity
8340 Bruel and Kjaer

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Characteristics

  • Number of axes:

    1-axis

  • Technology:

    shear

  • Other characteristics:

    low-frequency, high-sensitivity

  • Frequency:

    Min.: 0.1 Hz

    Max.: 1,500 Hz

Description

Designed with a high sensitivity and excellent signal-to-noise ratio for measurements on large structures at very low frequencies and measuring low-level seismic activity.

Type 8340 is a piezoelectric annular shear design accelerometer with integral electronics.
USE SCENARIO

Seismic measurements

The transducer features a MIL-C-5015, 2-pin top connector, case isolation and a hermetically sealed stainless steel housing to resist outdoor or humid environments. Type 8340 is mounted by means of a ¼" – 28 UNF tapped hole. A steel stud is supplied with the accelerometer.

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Vibration transducers