Force Platform – PASPORT

Product Code: PS-2141

Description

The sturdy glass-filled nylon platform is supported by 4 force beams that 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

Capstone Experiments

If you do not have PASCO Capstone software installed you can download a free trial here.


Specifications

Range -1100 N to +4400 N
Force Overload Protection up to 6600 N (1500 lb, 1700 N or 375 lb per beam)
Platform Size 35 cm x 35 cm
Zero (tare) Function Push-button
Max Sample Rate 1000 Hz (2000 Hz with the 850 Interface)
Resolution 0.1 N
Mass 4 kg (without handles)

Supporting Documents

PASPORT Force Platform Manual – 582.15 KB

Support Documents

Manuals
PASPORT Force Platform Manual English 582.15 KB
Plataforma de fuerza Spanish 658.64 KB
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)