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Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a beam and a sensing element disposed on the beam. The sensor assembly also includes a loading member to deflect the beam in response to a force applied to the sensor assembly. The loading member has a feature that prevents deflection of the beam when the force applied is greater than a threshold value.

Title
Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same
Application Number
12/908809
Publication Number
8479595 (B2)
Application Date
October 20, 2010
Publication Date
July 9, 2013
Inventor
Afshin Bazargan
Simi Valley
CA, US
Hsiao Yu S Kow
Ladera Ranch
CA, US
Pablo Vazquez
Granada Hills
CA, US
Agent
Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C
Assignee
Medtronic Minimed
CA, US
IPC
G01D 1/00
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