Force Platform – PASPORT

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SKU: PS-2141 Categories: , Tags: ,

Description

Overview

The sturdy glass-filled nylon platform is supported by 4 force beams which combine to measure the total force on the platform.

  • Large jumping and landing surface
  • Rugged design
  • Force Overload Protection

Typical Applications

  • Determine “hang time” by jumping up from the platform, then landing on it
  • Measure impulse and maximum force when jumping
  • Use two Force Platforms to investigate Newton’s 3rd Law as two students push against each other
  • Measure the normal force on a person riding in an elevator
  • Use a Motion Sensor and a bouncing ball to compare the impulse and change in momentum as the ball collides with the platform

Impulse data for a bouncing playground ball

Specifications

Range
  • -1100 N to +4400 N
Platform Size
  • 35 cm x 35 cm
Platform Mass
  • 4kg (without handles)
Zero (tare) Function
  • Push Button
Max Sample Rate
  • 1000 Hz
Resolution
  • 0.1 N
Force Overload Protection
  • up to 6600 N (1500 lb, 1700 N or 375lb per beam)
Specifications
Range
  • -1100 N to +4400 N
Platform Size
  • 35 cm x 35 cm
Platform Mass
  • 4kg (without handles)
Zero (tare) Function
  • Push Button
Max Sample Rate
  • 1000 Hz (2000 Hz with the Xplorer GLX)
Resolution
  • 0.1 N
Force Overload Protection
  • up to 6600 N (1500 lb, 1700  N or 375 lb per beam)
Manual Downloads

Product Manuals for the PASPORT Force Platform (PS-2141)