Applications

Pressure and Force Measurement Applications

Tekscan's pressure and force sensors and measurement systems are used in a wide variety of OEM, Research and Development, and Clinical applications. If you don't see your application listed below, contact us to discuss the opportunity.

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Dr. Scholl's Custom Fit Orthotic Kiosk
Pressure Sensing Technology in Dr. Scholl's ® Custom Fit™ Orthotics Kiosks The Challenge : Dr. Scholl's ® (Bayer HealthCare LLC ) wanted to implement a technology that would help customers select the appropriate foot orthotics based on their unique foot pattern, support, and...
Grip Glove Assessment
Glove Comparisons Using Pressure Distribution Challenge Accurate grip pressure measurements are extremely important for development of ergonomically sound products. Achieving reliable grip measurements is a difficult task. Solution Tekscan’s Grip ™ system provides detailed pressure...
Tekscan products used on professional athletes
Fox's Sport Science uses Tekscan's in-shoe and grip systems to measure the performance of Chris Lowery, Jordan Farmar, and Santonio Holmes in three separate skill tests. Here's the video: Your browser doesn't support video. Please download the file: video/mp4 Want more information on our Sports...
coil spring pressure measurement
Evaluate Coil Spring Pressure Distribution Engineers can take many approaches to designing coil springs. Some designers will clip the end of the spring "square"; creating a small high-pressure point at the end of the spring that transfers load eccentrically. Other designers bend the last coil to be...
Crash test dummy impact measurement
High Speed Impact Testing Using Pressure Distribution The I-Scan™ force and pressure mapping system can be used in crash test dummy studies to capture the dynamic pressure and impact force that are exerted during an impact. I-Scan can identify the temporal, local, peak, and spatial pressures...
firefighter with pressure sensors during testing
Pressure Mapping For Safety Equipment Evaluation Background: C2i Advanced Technologies provides and manufactures solutions to correct equipment and protection problems faced by firefighters, police officers, first responders, and soldiers. Challenge: When C2i wanted to test whether their latest...
pinter ink cartidges
Pressure Distribution of Printer Ink Cartridge Seal Challenge Ensuring a proper seal between an ink cartridge cap and cartridge body is vital for proper performance of a printer. A weak seal can cause leaks, clogging of pen nozzles and overall poor printing performance, resulting in high warranty...
Improve Seat Belt Design & Comfort With Pressure Measurement Challenge Seat belts are a very important safety device in a vehicle but ineffective if not worn properly. Studies of why people don’t use their seat belts highlight comfort as a critical factor. Solution The I-Scan™...
spray nozzle
Spray Pattern Pressure Measurement Challenge Distribution of the spray from a nozzle is important, but difficult to quantify. A nozzle manufacturer needs to meet their customer's needs. Selling a too high pressure nozzle might cause damage to property or injure people. Developing a low pressure...
squeegee press
Balancing Squeegee Pressures Using Pressure Measurement Challenge A misaligned squeegee can lead to poor print quality, inconsistency, and considerable product defects, increasing costs and product waste. Solution The I-Scan™ force and pressure mapping system is a key diagnostic and machine...

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