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Load Cell Wall optimizes vehicle crash testing.
Force Sensors / Transducers

Load Cell Wall optimizes vehicle crash testing.

Using 12.5 cm cells, which can be connected in various ways to form wall of nearly any size, M=WALL offers data measurement across 5 axes. Cells measure distribution of force during crash in 3 directions as well as torque. With M=BUS plug-in system, all cells can be connected to one another or exchanged, and position of cells can be automatically detected within system. Primary applications...

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PCB Piezotronics Obtains International Accreditation for Test and Measurement Acoustic Products

Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of microphones, vibration, force, torque, load, strain, and pressure sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology; is pleased to announce that they have been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation...

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Ensuring Accurate Feel to Power Steering
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Ensuring Accurate Feel to Power Steering

A dynamometer for testing 180 motors per hour for vehicle electrohydraulic power assisted steering, uses a non-contact torque transducer from Sensor Technology of Banbury for ensuring complete accuracy of the readings. Installed in a Tier 1 supply company, the dynamometer forms part of a highly automated test cell that includes conveyors to deliver and remove a steady stream of motors to be...

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Kistler at MEDTEC Europe 2012: 100 % Quality with Process Monitoring for Injection Molding, Assembly and Product Inspection

Injection Molding, Assembly and Product Inspection In-process quality assurance solutions made by Kistler Group have proven their high efficiency for applications in medical technology, diagnostics and pharmaceutical industry for years. At the specialist trade show MEDTEC Europe, which takes place from 13 through 15 March, 2012 in Stuttgart/Germany, visitors to the Kistler booth no. 4453 in hall...

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New Wave and Tidal Turbine Concept Promises Clean, Affordable Energy
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New Wave and Tidal Turbine Concept Promises Clean, Affordable Energy

Practically infinite reliability was the defining requirement when researchers wanted to run a TorqSense torque transducer under the sea as part of extensive trials of a green energy turbine. Dependable, affordable energy from tidal streams and ocean currents could soon be a reality, with scale models of the innovative Evopod demonstrating the viability of the oceans as an energy source....

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Torque Flange Measurement System has 0.05 accuracy class.
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Torque Flange Measurement System has 0.05 accuracy class.

Type 4550A KiTorq has bearing and slip-ring free design that consists of Type 455x KiTorq rotary torque measuring unit and Type 454x KiTorq stator torque evaluation unit. Both rotors and stators within system with same speed option may be used in any combination with one another. Stator automatically detects change in rotor and likewise sets required measurement parameters. Rotors capture torque...

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TorqSense Transducers Help to Guarantee Valve Actuator Performance
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TorqSense Transducers Help to Guarantee Valve Actuator Performance

Rotork Controls has established a global reputation for robust and reliable valve actuators, operating in some of the world's most demanding and critical applications. Thorough testing of the motors used in the actuators is one of the keys to this assured performance, with TorqSense transducers from Sensor Technology (www.torqsense.com) playing a vital role in the test process. Rotork is the...

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Low-Cost Draw Wire Sensors for a Measuring Range of up to 5m
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Low-Cost Draw Wire Sensors for a Measuring Range of up to 5m

The new wireSENSOR MK-88 extends the Micro-Epsilon portfolio of ultra-compact draw wire sensors. A low-cost alternative to the aluminium-based standard industrial range, the MK series excels in its compact design, its glass fibre reinforced plastic construction and its particularly low price for large quantities. The wireSENSOR MK88, in particular, offers an outstanding balance of sensor size and...

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PCB Piezotronics Announces Platinum Stock Product Program

Sensors with Lifetime Warranty and In-Stock Guarantee Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a world leader in vibration, acoustic, pressure, force, and torque sensors, announces the introduction of the PCB Platinum Stock Product program. Building on a commitment to Total Customer Satisfaction the program offers PCB sensors and accessories with a lifetime warranty and an in-stock guarantee. The...

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Montalvo Upgrades for Mark Andy Presses Offer Many Benefits
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Montalvo Upgrades for Mark Andy Presses Offer Many Benefits

Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, has installed upgrades to Mark Andy 2200 presses that have provided many benefits for users, such as: o increased production o minimized waste o reduced set-up time o no time lost for upgrade installation o more machine flexibility -- ability to run a variety of products o easier for operators...

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