dsound® USS5 Structure-borne sound sensor



Intelligent microphone and integrated signal processing inside a compact evaluation unit
pickup type N (0,5g - 500g)
pickup type E (0,05g - 50g)
1.5m connection cable

Application areas

Machine, plant and tool monitoring, for sounds as whistling, grinding, buzzing, roaring
  • Missing material
  • Imbalance
  • Leakages
  • Solids in fluids
  • Worn tools
Process monitoring, for sounds as in banging, rushing, hissing
  • Detection of lead fracture during arc welding
  • Waterjet cutting abrasive ration
  • Material flow in pipes
  • Leakages
  • Parts counting
Monitoring of assembling processes, as in interlocking, snapping, bottoming
  • Connector assembly
  • Popping or snapping of retaining rings or locking lugs
  • Snap-in mounting of housings
  • Fixed stop monitoring
Material fracture detection, as in cracking and tearing
  • Foil or veneer cracks
  • Broken glass
  • Bursting PET bottles
Equipment testing, for monitoring of sounds like clicking, squeaking, grinding as in
  • Keyboard clicks
  • acoustic signals
  • Acoustic emission during switching processes
  • motor movements

Technical data

  • Sound sensor for structure-borne sound signals ranging between 30 Hz and 12.5 kHz
  • Separated structure-borne sound pickup
  • Parameterization via integrated control panel
  • 1 switching output (potential-free), 1 synchronization input, RS485
  • Analog input: RMS or noise signal
  • Supply: 10 ... 30 VDC
  • 8-pin sub-miniature circular connector M9 x 0,5
  • Robust, compact housing (M18 x 1) x 130 mm
  • Protection degree IP 67)