Silicon Designs, model 2445 series, a family of single-ended low-noise analog MEMS capacitive accelerometer modules, designed to support a variety of low-to-medium frequency triaxial measurement requirements.
The rugged design of the model 2445 features three orthogonally mounted low-noise MEMS capacitive sensing elements, packaged in a nitrogen-damped, epoxy sealed lightweight aluminum housing, finished with a ±5V single ended output. The outputs are referenced to external ground. Units are available with individual standard measurement ranges from ±2 g to ±400 g, with all designed for reliable operation over a temperature range of -55°C to +125°C. Non-standard units with enhanced measurement and temperature ranges, as well as alternative housings and outputs, are available upon request. The model 2445 features a six-wire connection with an instrumentation amplifier on each axis, for higher drive capability and low-impedance output. Both on-board voltage regulation and an internal voltage reference eliminate the need for precision power supplies and help ensure low power consumption. In addition, the model 2445 is relatively insensitive to temperature changes and gradients. Units respond to both DC and AC acceleration.
Silicon Designs, Inc. a global industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of industrial-grade MEMS capacitive accelerometer chips and modules, has successfully relocated its world headquarters to a 59,000 square foot sales, engineering and manufacturing facility, located at 13905 Northeast 128th Street, Kirkland, Washington, USA.
Originally built in 2002, the new Silicon Designs global corporate headquarters includes a $1 million USD custom renovation, including substantial investments in capital equipment, toward creation of a state-of-the-art in-house MEMS fabrication facility. This includes 4,000 square feet of fully dedicated clean room manufacturing space. The facility enhancements will allow for continued addition of staff and technology, in response to growing customer and industry demand for Silicon Designs products, while allowing the company to keep pace with its aggressive sales growth objectives. A formal facility grand opening is scheduled for June, 2012.
Silkico Designs Inc. world headquarters is a 59,000 square foot sales, engineering and manufacturing facility, located in Kirkland, Washington, USA.
Silicon Designs’ world headquarters is a 59,000 square foot sales, engineering and manufacturing facility, located in Kirkland, Washington, USA.
Founded in 1983, the privately held Silicon Designs specializes in the design, development and manufacture of highly rugged industrial grade capacitive accelerometers with integrated amplification. As the OEM of its own MEMS-based accelerometer chips and modules, Silicon Designs is able to ensure quality, offer custom design and still keep prices highly competitive. Carefully regulated manufacturing processes ensure that each sensor is consistently made to be virtually identical, allowing users to swap out modules with little or no testing modifications, saving both time and resources. This also allows test engineers to provide a quick plug-and-play solution for most any application with total trust in the accuracy of sensors used within published specifications.