Fiber Optic Sensor Offers Better Monitoring
NÆRUM, Denmark, Feb. 27, 2014 — A new fiber optic acceleration sensor can be used for the high-frequency measurement of small vibrations, which could lead to better condition monitoring of rotating machines such as turbines, pumps, motors and vehicles.
Brüel & Kjær's SmartAccel-HF sensor. Courtesy of B&K.
Developed by Brüel & Kjær (B&K) and licensed to Smart Fibres of Bracknell, England, the sensor — fiber Bragg grating (FBG) technology called...