US 9,810,710 B2
Vibration sensor
Gorka Galdos, Yverdon-les-bains (CH); Philippe Tamigniaux, Morteau (FR); Jean-Pierre Morel, Les Fourgs (FR); and Walter Kranitzky, Traunstein (DE)
Assigned to ETEL S.A., Môtiers (CH)
Filed by ETEL S.A., Môtiers (CH)
Filed on May 15, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/713,247.
Claims priority of application No. 14168384 (EP), filed on May 15, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0331009 A1, Nov. 19, 2015
Int. Cl. F16F 15/02 (2006.01); G01P 15/093 (2006.01); G01H 1/00 (2006.01); G01P 15/03 (2006.01); B23Q 17/12 (2006.01); G01P 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC G01P 15/032 (2013.01) [B23Q 17/12 (2013.01); F16F 15/02 (2013.01); G01H 1/00 (2013.01); G01P 15/093 (2013.01); G01P 1/003 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vibration sensor, comprising:
a frame;
at least one spring;
a mass block supported with the aid of the at least one spring in a manner allowing movement relative to the frame in a measuring direction;
a position-measurement device adapted to detect a displacement of the mass block in the measuring direction relative to the frame, the position-measurement device including a measuring standard and a scanning head aligned with the measuring standard, a first one of the measuring standard and the scanning head being secured on the mass block, a second one of the measuring standard and the scanning head being secured on the frame.