Inclinometer type NG2 - NG3 - NG4

 

Inclinometers

NG2 - NG3 - NG4

With high accuracy for measuring in the range of 10, 30 and 80 Degree with non-amplified output / or digital pulse output.

Features

Description

The inclination sensors NG2, NG3 and NG4 are capacitive liquid based sensors with integrated sensor electronics. These sensors can be supplied with an analog DC output or with a digital pulse-width modulated output signal which is linear to the degree of angle. The power consumption of these sensors is very low (approx. 1mA).

The measuring principle assures a linear angle output equal to the measuring range of the sensor with a maximum range of 80 degrees on NG4! This is independent of the size of gravity at the measuring point, so it doesn’t matter if you are in Europe, Australia, or even on the moon, the angle of inclination is measured correctly everywhere.

Applications

The NG series is well suited for industrial use where the demands for high accuracy, long-term stability, and relatively large tilt angle measuring ranges are wanted.

These NG series inclinometers have been used with very good results in the mining industry, food industry, bridges, cranes, agriculture machinery, process machines, transport systems and vehicles, plus many other applications as well as OEM systems.

Technical Data

   Type  NG2  NG3  NG4
Measuring range 10 degrees 30 degrees 80 degrees
Typical instrument resolution (noise-signal relationship) < 0.003 degrees < 0.008 degrees < 0.016 degrees
Dimensions See drawing
Max. Non-linearity 0,1% F.S. !
Transverse Sensitivity 1% at 45 tilt
Rise-time constant app.0,3 Sec.
Power Supply UbN 5 Volt
Min. .. Max. Supply Ubz 3 ... 6 Volt
Current consumption Ub=5Volt app.1mA
Protection degree IP65
Working Temperature -40 to +85C
Storage Temperature -45 to +90C
Weight ( without cable and mounting ring ) App.. 110 Grams
Standard cabling 0,5m shielded Cable 4,6mm

Values for analogous DC output model at UbN=5Volt

Sensitivity app.9,5mV/ degrees app.6,5 mV/degrees app.4,2 mV/degrees
Temperature drift on sensitivity <-0,12% /C
Temperature drift on zero <0,01mV/C
Zero offset at Ub=5V 2,50,1Volt - -general: 0,5Ub4%
Output Impedance 10 kW

Values for duty cycle for digital pulse model output at UbN=5Volt

   

Sensitivity dt(E)/(thigh+tlow) app.60*10-3/ derees app.40*10-3/degrees app.28*10-3/degrees
Temperature drift sensitivity <-0,12% / C
Temperature drift on zero < 2*10-5 /C
Middle initial point thigh/tlow 14%
Output frequency app.100Hz to app.1MHz (optional available )

Dimensions and connections

 

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