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    Parallel Shaft Reaction Torque Transducer | DTD-P

    Accurate and Adaptable, with Keyed Parallel Shaft Connections
    Lead Time
    10 weeks
    Prices From
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    Accelerated delivery available
    Quantity, OEM & educational discounts

    At a Glance

    • Capacities: 0-10Nm to 0-10kNm
    • 1.5mV/V Output (nominal)
    • Environmental Protection: IP65
    • Accuracy: <±0.25%/Rated Capacity
    • Custom Capacities to 50kNm+
    • Designed for In-Line Static or Semi-Rotary Torque Measurement
    • High Accuracy – Ideal for Calibration, Development and Testing Applications
    • Integral Bayonet Lock Military Connector Ensures Simple & Easy Connection
    • Fast Installation with Customised Shaft and Configuration Options
    • Let us Customise the Design to Suit Your Exact Application


    The DTD-P parallel shaft reaction torque transducer / reaction torque transducer series have keyed parallel shaft connections for in-line direct drive measurements. Applications include the testing of electrical motors, hydraulic pumps, automotive transmissions, steering systems and aircraft actuators.

    We are able to offer custom shaft sizes and configurations to suit your application if required.  Request pricing from our technical sales team.

    We chose the DTD-P torque transducer for its high accuracy and compact size which we needed for tank testing the SeaPower Platform.

    Andy Hall, Director, 4c Engineering Parallel Shaft Reaction Torque Transducer | DTD-P July 9, 2018

    Technical Specifications

    Rated Capacity (RC)Nm0-10, 0-20, 0-50, 0-100, 0-200, 0-250, 0-500, 0-1000, 0-2k, 0-5k, 0-10k
    Operating ModesClockwise (CW)/Counter-Clockwise (CCW) / Clockwise (CW) & Counter-Clockwise (CCW)
    Sensitivity (RO)mV/V1.5 nominal
    Zero Balance/Offset±%/Rated Output<1
    Output Symmetry (CW vs. CCW)±%/Rated Output<0.25 typical
    Non-Linearity±%/Rated Output (BFSL)<0.1
    Hysteresis±%/Full Scale Output<0.1
    Repeatability±%/Full Scale Output<0.01
    Temperature Effect on Zero±Full Scale Output/ ˚C<0.01
    Temperature Effect on Output±/Reading/ ˚C<0.01
    Bridge ResistanceOhms700 nominal
    Insulation ResistanceMegaohms>5000 @ 50Vdc
    Excitation VoltageVolts AC or DC10 recommended (2-15 acceptable)
    Operating Temperature Range˚C-20 to +80
    Compensated Temperature Range˚C+20 to +70
    Storage Temperature Range˚C-20 to +80
    Safe Overload% of Rated Capacity150
    Ultimate Overload% of Rated Capacity300
    IP Rating (Environmental Protection)IP65
    WeightSpeak to sales
    Fatigue Rating108 cycles typical (109 cycles on fatigue rated version)
    Cable Length (as standard)metres3
    Cable Type4-core screened PUR, Ø4.6mm
    ConstructionStainless Steel
    Resolution1 part in 250,000 (with appropriate instrumentation)

    Product Dimensions

    DTD-P Parallel Shaft Reaction Torque Transducer Outline Drawing
    Capacity (Nm)ØA h6BCDEØFG
    0-10, 0-20 12252310050385
    0-50, 0-100 20302512666446
    0-200, 0-25030454016272608
    0-2500, 0-5000 75115110320908522

    All dimensions are in mm.

    Wiring Details

    Red+ve excitation
    Blue-ve excitation
    Green+ve signal (clockwise)
    Yellow-ve signal
    ScreenTo ground - not connected to sensor body

    Ordering Codes & Options

    Core ProductCapacity (inc Engineering Units)Cable Length (m)Specials CodeResult

    Case Studies

    Sea Power Platform Power Take-Off Torque Monitoring

    Real Life: Power Take-Off Torque Monitoring – Accurate, Fast and Simple!

    Read the real life case study of power take-off torque monitoring on the Wave Energy Converter The SeaPower Platform. See how our complete torque measuring system enabled engineers to accurately monitor the torque applied by the Wave Energy Converter as it responded to waves in the test tank with accurate, fast and reliable results.


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