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Clench Force (Bulb) Transducer

Precision Transducer for Research Data Acquisition

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Clench Force (Bulb) Transducer
Part #: SS56L

The SS56L Clench Force (Bulb) Transducer measures force on the basis of the proportionality of clench force to pressure in the bulb. Because of this proportionality, units are in Kgf/m^2 or psi.

Grasp the pump bulb with your dominant hand—WRAP your hand around the bulb with relaxed fingers. When instructed to clench, do NOT curl fingers into bulb.

clench force bulb grip pressure bulb grip guideline to measure clench force

This transducer can be used in BSL Lesson 2: Electromyography II.

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Pressure Range

  • psi: 0 to 15 psi
  • Kgf/m^2 with BSL: 0 to 10,546 Kgf/m^2
  • Kg-f/cm^2 with AcqKnowledge:  0 to 1.0546 Kg-f/cm^2

Output

  • psi: 4.1 mV/psi
  • Kgf/m^2 with BSL: 0.58 mV/100 Kgf/m^2
  • Kg-f/cm^2 with AcqKnowledge: 0.58 mV/0.01 Kg-f/cm^2

Accuracy: ±3%

Presets in BSL PRO

  • Clench Force – kpa (SS56L) – input value 20.48 mv scales to 34.47 kpa
  • Clench Force – psi (SS56L) – input value 61.44 mv scales to 15 psi

 

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