Hardware Components

MAL will assist all customers with hardware selection prior to purchasing.
This ensures that the correct instruments are being used for the desired application(s).

Note: MAL does not resell hardware. We are a software company which utilizes the following hardware with our software. If you are interested in the following hardware and are not our customer, please refer to an official distributor or re-seller.

National Instruments

NI 9234

4 Channel DAQ

Machining Applications:
  • Recording cutting sounds
  • Recording cutting forces
  • Modal analysis
Specifications:
  • 4 Channel
  • ±5 V
  • 24-Bit Software-Selectable IEPE
  • AC/DC Analog Input Module

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Dytran

Dytran 5800B4

Dynapulse™ Impulse Hammer

Machining Applications:
  • FRF measurement of tool/spindle setup
  • FRF measurement of workpiece structures
  • Tool diameters above 10mm
Specifications:
  • 10 mV/lbf sensitivity
  • 500 lbf range
  • 1,000 lbf maximum force
  • 100 gram head weight

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Dytran

Dytran 5800SL

Ultra Miniature Impulse Hammer

Machining Applications:
  • FRF measurement of cutting tool
  • FRF measurement of thin workpiece structures
  • Tool diameters below 10mm
Specifications:
  • 100 mV/lbf sensitivity
  • 50 lbf range
  • 75 lbf maximum force
  • 2 gram head weight

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Dytran

Dytran 5805A

Impulse Sledge Hammer

Machining Applications:
  • FRF measurement of machine components
  • FRF measurement of massive workpiece structures
  • Measurement of cutting tools used in hard material machining
  • Large tool diameters which excite low frequencies
Specifications:
  • 1 mV/lbf sensitivity
  • 5,000 lbf range
  • 10,000 lbf maximum force
  • 1 pound head weight (453.6 grams)

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Dytran

Dytran 5850B

Three Range Dynapulse™ Impulse Hammer

Machining Applications:
  • FRF measurement of tool/spindle setup
  • FRF measurement of workpiece structures
  • Tool diameters above 10mm
Specifications:
  • Sensitivity of 1, 10 or 100 mV/lbf
  • Range of 50, 500 or 5,000 lbf
  • Max. force between 1,000 – 8,000 lbf
  • 150 gram head weight

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Kistler

Kistler 9722A500

Impulse Force Hammer; Low Force Range

Machining Applications:
  • FRF measurement of tool/spindle setup
  • FRF measurement of workpiece structures
  • Tool diameters above 10mm
Specifications:
  • 50 mV/lbf sensitivity
  • 100 lbf range
  • 500 lbf maximum force
  • 100 gram head weight

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Kistler

Kistler 9726A5000

Impulse Force Hammer; High Force Range

Machining Applications:
  • FRF measurement of tool/spindle setup
  • FRF measurement of workpiece structures
  • Tool diameters above 10mm
Specifications:
  • 5 mV/lbf sensitivity
  • 1000 lbf range
  • 2500 lbf maximum force
  • 500 gram head weight

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Dytran

Dytran 3035B1G

Miniature Accelerometer

Machining Applications:
  • Modal and structural analysis of small objects
  • Product response testing
  • General purpose vibration measurements where mass loading is a concern
Specifications:
  • 10 mV/g sensitivity
  • 0.5 to 10,000 Hz (±5%)
  • 2.5 grams

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Dytran

Dytran 3224A1

Miniature Accelerometer

Machining Applications:
  • Modal and structural analysis of small objects
  • Product response testing
  • General purpose vibration measurements where mass loading is a concern
Specifications:
  • 10 mV/g sensitivity
  • 0.3 to 20,000 Hz (±5%)
  • 0.2 grams

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Dytran

Dytran 3225F1

Miniature Accelerometer

Machining Applications:
  • Modal and structural analysis of small objects
  • Product response testing
  • General purpose vibration measurements where mass loading is a concern
Specifications:
  • 10 mV/g sensitivity
  • 1.6 to 10,000 Hz (±10%)
  • 0.6 grams

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Kistler

Kistler 8776A50

Miniature Accelerometer

Machining Applications:
  • Modal and structural analysis of small objects
  • Product response testing
  • General purpose vibration measurements where mass loading is a concern
Specifications:
  • 100 mV/g sensitivity
  • 1 to 7,000 Hz (±10%)
  • 4 grams

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Kistler

Kistler 8778A500

Ultra Miniature Accelerometer

Machining Applications:
  • Modal and structural analysis of very small objects
  • Product response testing
  • General purpose vibration measurements where mass loading is a concern
Specifications:
  • 10 mV/g sensitivity
  • 2 to 9,000 Hz (±5%)
  • 0.4 grams

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Shure

Shure PG81-XLR

Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

Applications:
  • Used to record machining sounds for further analysis
  • General all-purpose microphone
Features:
  • Frequency Response: 40 to 18,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity (at 1000 Hz): -48 dBV/Pa
  • Battery Powered (up to 10,000 hours)
  • Includes XLR to XLR Cable, Microphone Clip, Thread Adapter, and Storage Bag.

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The following components are included in the MAL Inc. hardware sets:

 

  • BNC cables
  • Adhesive wax for accelerometer mounting
  • Connection adapters
  • Hammer tips
  • Hammer masses

NOTE: Specifications and Datasheet PDFs were retrieved from OEM websites on June 2nd, 2014