Sensors And Sensing Systems

ES-03 Embeddable strain sensor

Type: Embeddable strain sensors

Application: Strain measurement inside concrete structures.

Installation method: Embeddable

Pre-strain setup: At factory

Temperature compensation: Through external temperature sensor

ES-03 is an improved version of the former ES-01 sensor.

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Characteristics
  • ES-03 is an improved version of the former ES-01 sensor.
  • ES-03 is a directly embeddable strain sensor without requiring any further supportive elements.
  • ES-03 offers to measure strain changes in µɛ or µm units between its anchoring points.
  • ES-03 can be connected in a series configuration.
Applications
  • Strain monitoring
  • Rebar strain or force monitoring
  • Wall-tie monitoring

Product Specification

Performance properties
Strain range1)
±5000μɛ [+/- 500µm or 0-1000µm]
Accuracy (guaranteed)2)
<0.50% FS5) [<5μm]
Accuracy (typical)2)
<0.23% FS5) [<3μm]
Precision (guaranteed)3)
<0.25% FS5) [<3μm]
Precision (typical)4)
<0.15% FS5) [<1.5μm]
Strain sensitivity
1,2pm/μɛ | 12pm/μm
Temperature compensation External
Operating Temperature range
-20°C to +60°C
Ingress Protection rating
IP 67
Physical properties
Housing material
Stainless steel SS316L/SS304
Anchoring distance
~110mm
Dimensions (without cable)5)
Ø34mm x 174mm
Weight (without / with cable)
260 g
Cable type
3mm Dyneema reinforced cable
Cable length6) 1mtr
Cable Bend Radius (dynamic)
40mm
Cable Bend Radius (static)
30mm
Connector type7)
FC/APC
Mounting method Embedding
Packaging Cardboard box with dimensions: 370x290x45mm
Quality Statement ES-03 sensor is compliant with IEC 61757-1-1:2020 and IEC 61757:2018. All sensors are 100% tested and calibrated at SYLEX. Sensor is manufactured according to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004

Notes:

  • 1) Calibrated in µm on demand
  • 2) Accuracy is established for each individual sensor under laboratory conditions and it includes hysteresis, non-linearity and repeatability of the sensor.
  • 3) Precision is established on a batch basis and it includes hysteresis, non-linearity, repeatability and reproducibility of the sensor.
  • 4) FS: full scale range
  • 5) For further dimensions details see the product drawing
  • 6) Cable length is extendable on request
  • 7) Other connector types available on request

Related products

WCP-01 is a IP67 watertight connector protection for FC/APC connectors

LCP-03 is an optional product modification for extending sensors cable lengths.

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