tecsis produces a huge variety of standard force transducers as well as custom specific solutions. One of the core competencies of the company is the production of force transducers with an outstanding know-how in strain gauge and thin film technology.
The thin film sensors are manufactured by a combination of Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition (PECVD), Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD), and lithography. Due to the atomic bonding between the electrically conductive sensing layer and the substrate the sensor is very robust, and shows a good long-term stability and very little creep. Even redundant sensors can be designed in a compact form enabling the use also in applications with limited space. tecsis offers a big and diverse range of force transducers with a maximum load of up to 6 MN. Various geometries allow to integrating the transducers directly into the application. Redundant force transducers enable applications, which fulfil performance level e according to EN ISO 13849-1. For example in the area of cranes and lifting applications, tecsis offers the overload monitoring system ECPS, which is specially designed for lifting equipment. The system monitors crucial parameters and prevents overload situations. The system consists of a central electronic unit and the respective transducers, which are integrated at different locations within the lifting equipment. Performance level c according to EN ISO 13849-1 can be achieved with the ECPS system.