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Piezoelectric Sensor & Actuator
|Active Elements||Two 10-mil. 1 stack of 2|
|Device Size (inches)||2.00x1.00x0.03|
|Price per Quantity||1 = $75 | 10+ = $63 | 100+ = Contact|
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The QuickPack Advantage
Packaged Piezos Robust Easy Connection Increased Life-Time Hermetically Sealed
The Midé QuickPack™ (Packaged piezos) and Poweract™ (conformable piezos) piezoelectric transducers bring piezoelectric technology to a number of new applications. Through a proprietary manufacturing process, the QuickPack and PowerAct transducer packages piezoelectric materials in a protective skin with pre-attached electrical leads, producing a highly reliable component with no soldered wires. The QuickPack and PowerAct actuator's protective skin also provides electrical insulation and defense against humidity and harsh contaminants. It makes piezoelectrics easier to use and easier to integrate into your products.
Piezoelectric Transducers can do many things. They can operate as sensors, actuators, vibration dampeners, and energy harvesters. Traditionally pneumatic valves have performed such operations using solenoid technology. However, size, reliability, and power consumption have pushed the limits of these devices.
Piezoelectric transducers can offer several advantages over solenoids, including reduced size, weight, and faster response time. These advances offer huge potential in the aeronautic, automotive, and manufacturing industries.
The next generation of piezoelectric transducers take actuating and sensing to a new level; offering viable solutions for many varied applications, including: powering wireless sensor networks; health monitoring for oil and gas industries; solid state cooling fans for LED lighting; health monitoring for flight vehicles; and, pneumatic valve control.
The QuickPack® piezoelectric transducer range brings piezoelectric technology to a number of new applications. Through a proprietary QuickPack® manufacturing process, Midé Technology packages piezoelectric wafers into a robust, hermetically sealed, protective skin with pre-attached electrical leads, producing a highly reliable component with no soldered wires. The QuickPack® transducer’s protective skin also provides electrical insulation and defense against humidity and harsh contaminants, bringing ease of connection, and increased life time to piezoelectric actuators, sensors, vibration dampeners, cooling fans, and energy harvesters. It makes piezoelectrics easier to use, and easier to integrate into products.
A recent addition to this smart technology has been the flexible PowerAct™ piezoelectric transducer. The PowerAct’s ability to conform to curved surfaces whilst adding conformability and directionality of actuation to the existing benefits of the QuickPack® packaged piezoelectric transducer make it ideally suited for sensing and actuating applications with cylindrical, or complex surfaces.
Recently, Midé has been able to improve its proprietary manufacturing process and reduce manufacturing costs. In turn Midé can now offer the benefit of packaged piezoelectric transducers at a much lower cost than ever before. Midé transducers can be used as sensors, actuators, energy harvesters, and cooling fans. Midé has previously developed custom transducers for such applications as HVAC valves to replace solenoid valves. Midé has also designed a custom valve that is used in a large volume air regulator product.
Device poled with positive voltage applied to pins 2 and 3.
Full scale strain, extension (µε): ±264
|Application type:||strain actuator or bimorph actuator|
|Device size (in):||2.00 x 1.00 x 0.03|
|Device weight (oz):||0.17|
|Active elements:||1 stack of 2 piezos|
|Piezo wafer size (in):||1.81 x 0.81 x 0.01|
|Device capacitance:||(µF): 0.12|
|Full scale voltage range (V):||±200|
Full scale tip displacement (in): ±0.057