Applications of piezoceramics, can be divided into the vibrators and the
transducers. The vibrator is use the conversion of “electrical inputs →
mechanical vibrations → electrical outputs”.
The transducer is used as “electrical input →
mechanical output”. This applications, there is ultrasonic cleaning
machines and actuators.
Applications overviewFor the piezoceramic products
Applications of piezoceramics, can be divided into the vibrators and the transducers. The vibrator is use the conversion of “electrical inputs → mechanical vibrations → electrical outputs”. This applications example, ceramic resonators, filters, piezoelectric buzzer, there is a piezoelectric transformer. The transducer is used as “electrical input → mechanical output”. This applications, there is ultrasonic cleaning machines and actuators. Also, in the applications as a “machine input → electrical output”, there is a vibration and shock sensors, or a piezoelectric generator elements. Applications field that have been put into practical use will be a wide scope. Its will introduce the one end of applications field.
It’s selects according to the applications.
It has been acceptance in various fields. The daedal evolution, it is a piezoelectric product.
It’s application to precision equipments.
The micromotion actuators of the scanning electron microscope (SEM) and atomic force microscope (AFM), are used piezo ceramics as a power source.
It's application to Medical equipments.
To diagnostic imaging by ultrasonic echo, to the bubble detection of dialysis equipment, and has a piezoceramics is used as the oscillation and reception sources of ultrasonic.
It’s application to automotives.
In the automotive field, which is the pioneer of electronics, the ultrasonic sensors of the engine control sensors and proximity obstacle detection, the piezo ceramics is used. Also, acceleration sensors, and AE sensors, or force sensors etc., a piezoelectric sensors group of Fuji ceramics, takes an active part in the development and field testing of the automotive field.
It’s application to Marine equipments.
In the marine communication, underwater sonar and fish detector have been created. Piezo ceramics, has been carried out oscillation and reception of ultrasonic. (Development of marine communication, sinking of the Titanic is said to have become the trigger.)
It’s application to industrial instruments.
The industrial instrument is wide variety of fields. For precision cleaning of various, there is a ultrasonic washing machines. There is a parts feeder in small parts supply of automated equipments. There is also an ultrasonic welding machine for plastic. There is also an industrial ink jet printer of large-format printing, too. In these devices, functions of ultrasonic transmission, and vibration or actuator, it’s the ability of the piezo ceramics.
It’s application to semiconductor equipments.
.In the field of semiconductors, it will use the high-speed wire bonder to fine wiring. Also, the ultrasonic flowmeter in pure water control of silicone wafer process will be used. In these equipments is ultrasonic oscillation and reception, or as actuators, the piezo ceramics is functioning.
It’s application to welfare equipments.
There is an electronic braille display being utilized to the visually impaired. In the mechanism of this display, for upping or downing the pin, actuators of the piezo ceramics are used.
It’s application to consumer products.
Camera auto-focus and dust exclusion of optical lens, PC touch panel of ultrasonic type, the ultrasonic sensors for paper double-feed detection of scanner, the ultrasonic beauty instruments of skin care. These consumer products, in vibration and actuators, or ultrasonic etc., the piezo ceramics is functioning.
It’s application to other, various equipments.
Others, in the fields of security and oilfield or geological survey measurements, the piezo ceramic is applying, and various sensors by ultrasonic is used.
It’s application to measuring, testing and equipment diagnosis.
The field of applications of the acceleration sensors.
In the diagnosis of motivity equipments of rolling and chemical plant in the steel plant, to measure acceleration, velocity, and displacement. Piezoelectric acceleration sensor is in the field of vibration and shock measurements, it is widely used sensor.
The field of applications of the AE sensors. (AE；Acoustic Emission)
The AE sensors it will catch the scream of products and structures which can not be felt by human senses. Inspection and testing of the product, until the safety monitoring of large structures, is a piezoelectric sensors that is used in a wide range of fields. In the Fuji ceramics, there is a calibration system that was based on the absolute sensitivity calibration method.
The field of applications of the force sensors. (Dynamic load sensors)
This is the dynamic load sensor utilizing the piezoelectric effect of quartz. Load monitor of pressing machines, and pressure monitoring of the crimp terminals, and bolt tightening force has being used for a measurements. From small load to large load, it is a piezoelectric sensors for measuring the dynamic and quasi-static force.
In the Fuji ceramics, a variety provide for a piezoelectric actuator and piezoelectric sensor.
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