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Flex Single Impact Indicator

The Shockwatch Flex impact indicator is a flexible impact indicator optimized for mounting to irregular shaped surface ensuring the indicator will stay in place.

The Flex is ideal for monitoring tools or equipment that can become misaligned lose calibration or damaged if mishandled.

They are available in a single and double tube configuration.

The Shockwatch Flex impact indicator is a flexible impact indicator optimized for mounting to irregular shaped surface ensuring the indicator will stay in place. The Flex is ideal for monitoring tools or equipment that can become misaligned lose calibration or damaged if mishandled.

Shockwatch Flex impact indicators are highly visible, mechanically-activated devices that turn bright red when an impact occurs. These solutions are ideal when you need to know if product mishandling may have resulted in misalignment, loss of product calibration or warranty-related repair issues

They are available in a single and double tube configuration.

  • Acts as a visual deterrent to improper handling
  • Reduces mishandling through awareness
  • Provides indisputable evidence of mishandling
  • Alerts recipient to inspect contents before acceptance
  • Promotes chain of accountability for all product handling
  • Confirms effectiveness of packaging
  • Helps identify trouble spots in supply chain, from production to transportation and storage
  • Helps increase quality of product from dock to dock

Specifications

Operating Temperature: -25°C to 80°C
Product Dimensions:
Single Flex:
Double Flex:
32.5mm x 22.9mm
32.5mm x 26.4mm
Sensitivity: 25 to 100G
Guaranteed Activation: +/-15% of nominal value
Responsiveness: Responds to single impact
Duration: Ranges 0.5 to 50 ms
Adhesive: Acrylic
Shelf Life: 2 years when stored at 20°C / 68°F, 1 ATM20°C / 68°F, 1
Storage Recommendations: ATM, 0-99% RH Non-condensing

Selection Guide

Product Name Sensitivity Activation Height
Flex 85 10G 50.8mm to 101.6mm
Flex 75 15G 76.2mm to 152.4mm
Flex 65 25G 101.6mm to 203.2mm
Flex 55 37G 152.4mm to 355.6mm
Flex 47 55G 203.2mm to 457.2mm
Flex 35 75G 482.6mm to 609.6mm

FAQ's

What is a Shockwatch Flex?
A Shockwatch Flex is an Impact Detection device that will activate (turn red) when an impact level exceeds the threshold of the unit.

Where is the Shockwatch Flex mounted?
A Shockwatch Flex is attached to the product itself and indicates excessive impact directly to the product. The Flex indicates whether the protective packaging was enough to absorb the damaging shock.

What can the Shockwatch Flex do for your bottom line?
The Flex can be used to:
Promote Handling Care – Promote care and reduce damage during the manufacturing processes

Aid in Detection of Hidden Damage – for example, Shockwatch Flex are affixed to avionics instrumentation such as gyroscopes. The instrument would not be used, or would be thoroughly checked if it was delivered with the Shockwatch Flex activated. The Flex products are more than damage prevention devices. They are also used for detecting possible damage or de-calibration.

A Quality Control Tool – Many products are received and inventoried for use or distribution at a later date. Hidden damage can lead to shortages, or even to distribution and usage of damaged or faulty products. A quick check of the Shockwatch Flex can reveal the product was subjected to a potentially damaging impact and that further inspection is warranted.

Documents

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Shockwatch Clips/Tubes/Flex Brochure
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Shockwatch Clips/Tubes/Flex Activation Graphs and Response Curves
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Shockwatch Clips/Tubes/Flex Damage Prevention Program Implementation Guide
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