Summit FOS Interrogator: Unlock Precise Measurements
Optimize Your Projects & Achieve Groundbreaking Results
Unleash the Power of High-Precision Sensing with Summit
For civil, aerospace, and energy engineers, deciphering the hidden
characteristics of materials under stress is critical. Introducing the
Summit Fiber Optic Sensing Interrogator, your gateway to a world of
unparalleled precision and insights.
Uncover hidden truths within complex infrastructure, measure minute deformations with exceptional accuracy, and elevate your research and development endeavors.
This cutting-edge technology is engineered for controlled environments, transforming the way you approach testing and unlocking new possibilities for your engineering projects.
Summit: Your Ally in Precision Measurement
Summit stands apart as the culmination of advanced fiber optic sensing technology, meticulously designed to empower meticulous testing in controlled environments. Experience unmatched measurement accuracy, stability, and repeatability, ensuring the unwavering reliability of your data.
Sensuron FOS Interrogator Reveals the Secrets of Critical Infrastructure
No longer remain in the dark about the inner workings of bridges, buildings, and aircraft structures. Summit provides detailed assessments of even the subtlest deformations. Gain invaluable insights into structural integrity, ensuring safety and optimizing performance.
Precision Unleashed: Accelerate Innovation with Breakthrough R&D Data
Push the boundaries of your research and development with Summit’s exceptional data fidelity. Conduct groundbreaking experiments in advanced materials, delve deeper into experimental mechanics, and unlock the secrets of microstructural analysis. This is your key to innovation, fueled by unparalleled precision.
Embracing Refinement: Cost-Effective Precision at Your Fingertips
Ruggedness is essential, but for controlled environments, precision reigns supreme. The Summit Fiber Optic Sensing Interrogator offers unparalleled accuracy and performance optimized for laboratory settings.
Discover a unique value proposition that goes beyond affordability: experience stability and elevate your testing experiences to a whole new level. Summit redefines what high-precision sensing can achieve in controlled environments.
Unveiling Precision's Value: Optimized Costs, Amplified Innovation
Summit understands the importance of cost-effectiveness for engineers. Its optimized design minimizes upfront and ongoing expenses, delivering exceptional value for your investment. Enjoy lower maintenance needs, reduced calibration requirements, and extended sensor lifespan, allowing you to focus on what matters most – groundbreaking research and development.
Rock-Solid Stability: Measure with Certainty
Uncompromising stability is the cornerstone of reliable data. Summit delivers an exceptional signal-to-noise ratio and minimal environmental sensitivity, ensuring consistent and accurate measurements. Gain the confidence you need to make critical decisions based on data you can trust.
Maximized Efficiency: Research Frees, Summit Empowers
Summit boasts a user-friendly design and minimal calibration requirements, freeing you to focus on your research goals. Its robust construction ensures long-lasting performance, minimizing downtime and maximizing your laboratory efficiency.
Current support and applications include:
- Example applications and stubs for Labview and MATLAB
- IRIG-106 Chapter 10 data stream converter developed by Telspan
- Interface with Moog load control systems for structural testing
- Pacific Instrument’s Series 6000 Signal Conditioning Data Acquisition and Control System.
- Summit is ready to connect with Telspan’s Netview and Pacific Instrument’s Series 6000 Signal Conditioning Data Acquisition and Control System for advanced recording and data fusion of multiple sensor types. For more information on large scale structural testing with Telspan, see their page Data Fusion For The Next Generation Structural Test Environment.
For a ruggedized version of Summit, please visit the RTS125+ product page.
Empowering Civil Engineers: Diverse Applications, Unified Solution
From meticulous materials testing to groundbreaking research across civil, aerospace, and energy domains, Summit empowers you to tackle diverse engineering challenges with unparalleled precision and flexibility.
Dive into a world of possibilities and unlock the true potential of your projects.
Material Testing: Uncover Hidden Properties with Exceptional Accuracy
Conduct high-resolution strain and temperature measurements with exceptional accuracy, unlocking the hidden properties of even the most intricate materials.
Characterize performance, evaluate behavior, and push the boundaries of material science with unparalleled confidence.
Summit's Advanced Features:
- Strain Gauge Replacement: Eliminate cumbersome setups and gain superior spatial resolution, allowing you to measure strain at specific points with high precision, replacing the need for multiple traditional strain gauges.
- Multiplexing Capabilities: Simultaneously test multiple samples for efficient data acquisition, reducing overall testing time and increasing laboratory throughput. Analyze the behavior of various materials or test different parameters under identical conditions for insightful comparisons.
- Wide Temperature Range: Characterize materials under diverse thermal conditions, ranging from cryogenic temperatures to high-temperature environments. This versatility enables the study of material properties across a wider spectrum of applications, from aerospace components to energy infrastructure.
Structural Testing: Assuring Integrity, Inspiring Confidence
Even the slightest hint of structural concerns demands attention. Summit empowers comprehensive assessments, meticulously monitoring even the subtlest deformations in bridges, buildings, and aircraft structures. Ensure their integrity with non-destructive testing and precise deflection measurement, fostering confidence and safety in your projects.
Sensuron FOS Interrogator Advanced Features:
- Distributed Sensing: Monitor large structures with a single optical fiber, eliminating the need for multiple point sensors and simplifying installation. This cost-effective approach provides continuous data along the entire length of the fiber, offering a comprehensive understanding of structural behavior.
- Real-Time Data Acquisition: Make informed decisions based on live measurements. With Sensuron’s FOS interrogator, you can monitor critical structures in real-time, identify potential issues early on, and take immediate action if necessary.
- Long-Term Monitoring: Track structural health over extended periods. Our Fiber Optic Sensing Interrogator’s robust design and reliable performance enable long-term monitoring of bridges, buildings, and other structures, providing valuable insights into their aging behavior and ensuring their long-term safety.
Component Testing: Optimizing Performance, Maximizing Potential
Our FOS Interrogator Advanced Features:
- High Spatial Resolution: Pinpoint stress concentrations and identify potential failure points with exceptional accuracy. By measuring strain at very small intervals along the fiber, Sensuron’s FOS interrogator can reveal localized weaknesses that traditional sensors often miss.
- Multi-Parameter Sensing: Gain a holistic understanding of component behavior by capturing various parameters that influence performance and durability.
- Fatigue Testing: Accurately assess component durability under repeated loading. Simulate real-world conditions and precisely measure the effects of fatigue on critical components, helping you optimize their design and predict their lifespan.
Research and Development: Pushing the Frontiers of Innovation
Breakthroughs demand exceptional data fidelity. Sensuron’s fiber optic sensing interrogator fuels your research endeavors with unparalleled acquisition capabilities. Delve deeper into advanced materials, explore uncharted territories in experimental mechanics, and unlock the secrets of microstructural analysis. Push the boundaries of innovation with confidence, knowing your data holds the key to groundbreaking discoveries.
- High-Speed Data Acquisition: Capture transient events and dynamic phenomena with exceptional speed. Study the rapid response of materials and structures to various stimuli, gaining valuable insights into their behavior under real-world conditions.
- Customizable Sensor Configurations: Tailor the sensing system to your specific research needs. Choose from a variety of sensor types, lengths, and spacings to create a configuration that perfectly aligns with your unique setup.
- Advanced Data Analysis Tools: Extract meaningful insights from complex datasets. Utilize built-in analysis tools and integrate with specialized software to interpret your data effectively and uncover hidden patterns and trends.
The lead length is fully adjustable so users can place the sensors exactly where they need to be.
Replace multiple sensing technologies in a single platform.
Gain confidence in your testing data and model validation. Summit’s fully distributed sensing provides the entire picture of what’s going on rather than a handful of data points.
We have yet to be approached by a competitor or customer that used a similar instrument delivering better performance
Summit Fiber Optic Sensing System: Features
- Four simultaneously monitored fibers with over 2,000 equally spaced sensors per fiber
- Aggregate sensing length of 52 m
- Software selectable spatial resolution as low as 1.6 mm (with custom order option; highest stock resolution is 6.3 mm)
- Real-time, high-resolution distributed strain and temperature measurements
- Up to 60 Hz acquisition rate
- Structural deflection and thermal mapping capability
- Immune to EMI/RFI and radiation
- Low latency networking capability
- Adjustable sensor standoff length
Summit Fiber Optic Sensor System: Applications
Summit in civil applications – Conduct precise structural health monitoring and design validation with Sensuron’s Summit system.
Summit in aerospace applications – From structural health monitoring to improving flight operations.
Summit in energy applications – Monitor turbine blade and nuclear plant tool shape, as well as the integrity of rigs and subsea risers.
Elevate Your Engineering Projects with Sensuron's FOS Interrogator
Are you ready to witness the transformative power of high-precision testing? Sensuron’s Fiber Optic Sensing Interrogator is a gateway to a world of elevated engineering possibilities.
Experience exceptional accuracy, unmatched versatility, and tailored solutions that empower you to push the boundaries of your projects. Take the first step today and unlock the full potential of your engineering vision.
Experience Exceptional Results with Confidence & Efficiency
Elevate your testing procedures and research methodologies with unmatched precision and streamlined workflows. Minimize downtime, maximize productivity, and gain deeper insights into your projects, all while making informed decisions based on reliable data. Summit empowers you to achieve more, faster, and with confidence.
Real-Time Insights Power Informed Decisions
In the fast-paced world of engineering, timely decisions are critical. The Summit Fiber Optic Sensing Interrogator empowers you to react and adapt with confidence, fueled by real-time monitoring capabilities. Monitor dynamic testing with precision and make informed decisions that propel your projects forward.
Real-Time Data at Your Fingertips
Summit delivers real-time data acquisition, minimizing delays and keeping you at the forefront of your testing activities. React to critical changes instantly, and make informed decisions based on the most accurate information.
- Fast Data Acquisition: Capture events with exceptional speed, ensuring you don’t miss crucial details during dynamic testing.
- Live Monitoring: Track changes in real-time and make immediate adjustments based on live data, optimizing your testing process and response times.
- Reduced Testing Time: Accelerate your testing process by reducing the need for post-test data analysis.
Unveiling the Invisible: Demystifying Complex Structures
Hidden within the heart of bridges, buildings, and aircraft structures lie a wealth of secrets. With Summit, you have the key to unlock them. Its distributed sensing capabilities provide unparalleled insights into their behavior, revealing even the subtlest deformations and stress concentrations.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of structural integrity, optimize performance, and ensure the safety of critical infrastructure.
Distributed Sensing Systems: Seeing the Big Picture, One Tiny Detail at a Time
Say goodbye to point sensors and hello to a holistic view. Summit’s distributed sensing technology leverages a single optical fiber to monitor large structures over their entire length. Gain valuable insights into global structural behavior, identify localized weaknesses, and make informed decisions about maintenance and repair.
- Comprehensive Data: Access continuous data along the entire fiber, providing a complete picture of structural behavior, not just at isolated points.
- Cost-Effective Solution: Eliminate the need for multiple point sensors, reducing installation and maintenance costs.
- Early Detection of Issues: Identify potential problems before they become critical, ensuring the safety and longevity of your structures.
Durability Defined: Reliable Performance, Long-Term Results
Durability isn’t just a feature; it’s a defining characteristic of our Summit FOS System. Engineered for demanding environments and built with meticulous attention to detail, Summit delivers unwavering performance and reliable data acquisition over extended periods.
Conduct long-term monitoring with confidence, knowing your data remains consistent and accurate, empowering you to make informed decisions throughout the entire lifecycle of your projects.
Built to Last: Confidence Through Unwavering Performance
Summit is built to withstand the test of time. Its robust design and high-quality components ensure reliable operation in diverse environments. Minimize downtime, maximize data integrity, and gain confidence in your results.
- Rugged Design: Withstand demanding environments without compromising performance.
- Minimal Maintenance: Focus on your research and projects, not frequent maintenance routines.
- Long-Term Stability: Enjoy consistent and reliable data acquisition over extended periods.
The Power of Partnership: Your Vision, Empowered by Sensuron's Optical Fiber Sensing Systems
At Sensuron, we understand that your engineering vision is unique. That’s why we don’t just offer a product; we offer a partnership. By choosing a Sensuron’s FOS solution, you gain access to a team of dedicated experts who are passionate about supporting your success. From initial consultations to ongoing technical support, we’re here to empower you to achieve your ambitious goals.
Tailored Solutions for Every Challenge
There’s no one-size-fits-all solution in engineering. Our team works closely with you to understand your specific needs and challenges. We then tailor your fiber optic sensing system of choice’s configuration to align with your unique testing requirements, ensuring you gather the most relevant and insightful data for your projects.
Key Benefits of Partnering with Sensuron
- Expert Consultations: Receive personalized advice and guidance from our team of fiber optic sensing specialists.
- Customized Configurations: Leverage Summit’s versatility to create a system that aligns with your specific needs.
- Ongoing Support: Enjoy technical assistance throughout your journey, from installation and setup to troubleshooting.
Investing in Innovation, Investing in Success
Choosing Summit isn’t just an investment in a sensing system; it’s an investment in innovation and success. With exceptional data fidelity, unparalleled versatility, and a dedicated support team by your side, you’re empowered to push the boundaries of your engineering projects.
Empower Your Projects with High-Fidelity Data
Summit Optical Fiber Sensing System: Customization
Sensuron’s Summit optical fiber sensing system can be customized to meet your project’s unique performance requirements.
Contact Sensuron and our team will discuss how your application can benefit from this technology.
FAQ: Questions you might ask about Summit FOS Interrogator
The Summit’s distributed sensing capabilities allow you to monitor large structures with a single optical fiber, providing comprehensive insights into strain, temperature, and other critical parameters. This can help you identify potential issues early on, prevent costly failures, and optimize maintenance schedules.
Yes, the Summit offers a high value proposition compared to traditional sensors. Its minimal maintenance requirements, long sensor lifespan, and ability to replace multiple point sensors with a single system contribute to significant cost savings in the long run.
Several fiber optic interrogators exist, but Summit stands out due to its unmatched combination of high performance, cost-effectiveness, and tailored solutions:
- Precision without Compromise: Delivering exceptional data fidelity, Summit tackles intricate measurements and diverse applications beyond the capabilities of many alternatives.
- Value Beyond Initial Cost: Its optimized design minimizes upfront and ongoing expenses through low maintenance and extended sensor life, providing long-term cost-effectiveness.
- Your Unique Needs, Perfectly Met: Summit’s modularity allows customization with variable sensor options and configurations, ensuring a system that aligns seamlessly with your specific requirements.
- Built to Last, Built to Perform: Engineered for demanding environments, its robust construction and reliable data acquisition minimize downtime and maximize data integrity.
- More Than Just a Product, a Partnership: We offer expert consultations, personalized configurations, and ongoing technical support, empowering you to achieve your goals with confidence.
The Summit’s high-fidelity strain and temperature measurements allow you to conduct precise characterization and testing of aircraft components. This helps you identify potential weaknesses, optimize designs, and ensure the safety and reliability of your aircraft.
Yes, the Summit is designed to be capable of integration with other testing equipment. It offers open communication protocols and flexible configurations, allowing you to tailor the system to your specific needs.
The Summit’s ability to monitor strain and temperature in real-time can help you identify inefficiencies and potential failures in energy infrastructure. This allows you to optimize performance, reduce downtime, and ensure the reliable delivery of energy.
Yes, the Summit is designed for durability and can operate in a wide range of environmental conditions. It is resistant to extreme temperatures, corrosion, and other harsh factors commonly encountered in energy applications.