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Custom Sensors for the Medical Industry

Offering products to suit a variety of applications, VPG Transducers is your source for high-quality standard and custom Celtron, Revere, Sensortronics, and Tedea-Huntleigh brand weight and force sensors.
We focus on the many solutions provided by our custom sensors for weighing and force measurement applications. Our technical experts are always available to explain how VPG Tranducers’ 50 years of design experience can help you fulfill your design and engineering needs.

Custom Sensors for Force Measurement

Designed to meet your individual needs
  • Snap-on sensors
  • Milli-force measurement
  • Versatile installations in small spaces
  • High reliability
  • Wide variety of measurement applications

Applications

Infusion pumps
Blood pressure and heart rate monitoring
Prosthetics feedback control

Custom Sensors for Patient Weighing

Designs for medical beds, patient handling, and patient comfort

Applications

Hospital bed weight and motion monitoring
Incubator scales
Patient lifters
Physiotherapy
Low-profile wheelchair scales

We offer:

  • Sensors tailored to your unique requirements
  • Widest array of products to suit your sensor applications
  • Design support for your engineering team
  • High quality standard and custom sensors
  • Samples and Beta units available

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Products to Suit a Variety of Applications

Sensor Features Applications
380
  • High capacity up to 500 kg
  • Extremely flat; low profile
  • IP65 protection
  • High impendence to reduce power consumption
  • Easy calibration — no requirement for J-box with pots
Bonding Beams
  • Accurate, universal force measurement
  • Configurable to several precision applications
  • Cost-effective alternatives
1211
  • Unique and versatile
  • OIML medical requirement capability
  • Used in various compression and tension applications
Pin Type
  • Allows maximum desirable lift height
  • Simple and durable application
  • Suitable for a variety of patient-lift designs
1009, 1144, 3410, SQB, and Others
  • Easy-entry and hidden-from-view installations
  • High accuracy, reliability, and durability
  • Suitable for trend measurement
  • Suitable for patient weight and exit alarm features
Snap-on Sensors
  • Up to 10 Ω for extended battery life
  • Customized solutions
  • Sized for installation in small spaces
  • Easy installation
380W Mounted in "Picture-Frame Scale"
  • Very low profile
  • Allows X-ray through center without interference
  • Adaptable to any rectangularly sized scale
  • Customized solutions and options available
  • IP66 protection