53 | 53A Auto Safety Testing Accelerometer

Small, compact triaxial device designed for vehicle impact and road testing

About the 53 | 53A Auto Safety Testing Accelerometer

The Model 53 Accelerometer is a small, compact triaxial device designed for vehicle impact and road testing. The accelerometer incorporates gas-damped MEMS sensing elements with mechanical stops for high overload protection. Featuring ranges from ±50g to ±2000g and frequency response to 5000Hz, this sensor is easily mounted in hard to reach places on vehicles under test.

 

Key features 53 | 53A

  • -20 to +85°C Operating Range
  • 2-10 Vdc Excitation
  • ±50 mV Zero Measurand Output
  • Gas Damping
  • Mechanical Overload Stops
  • Designed for Adhesive Mounting

 

Applications 53 | 53A

  • Crash Testing
  • Impact Testing
  • Off Road Testing
  • Vehicle Testing

 

Specifications

Measurement Range
±50 g / ±200 g / ±500 g / ±2000 g
Sensitivity
2 mV/g | 0.9 mV/g | 0.4 mV/g | 0.15 mV/g
Non-Linearity
±1%
Output [Supply Voltage]
±0.1 V [2 – 10 VDC]
Zero Acceleration Output
±50 mV
Frequency Response
0-1000 to 0-4500 Hz
Resonant Frequency
4000 - 26000 Hz
Damping Ratio
0.5 / 0.5 / 0.3 / 0.05
Shock Limit
5000 g
Operating Temperature
-20°C to +85°C (-4°F to +185°F)
Storage Temperature
-40°C to +90°C (-40°F to +194°F)
Humidity
Epoxy Sealed, IP65
Case Material
Anodized Aluminum
Cable, Model 53
#32 AWG Twisted Conductors, PFA Insulated
Cable, Model 53A
#30 AWG Conductors PFA Insulated, Braided Shield, PU Jacket
Weight (without cable)
3.5 g
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