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Designing Greener Cars Requires Sophisticated Testing
Force Sensors / Transducers

Designing Greener Cars Requires Sophisticated Testing

The automotive industry's race to develop a new generation of high Performance, low emissions power plants has lead to the emergence of high capability test beds that simultaneously monitor multiple parameters. The sector is pinning many of its hopes for the future on the development of electric/petrol and electric/diesel hybrid engines integrated with known performance enhancing technologies...

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Onboard Measurement Device is used in vehicle crash testing.
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Onboard Measurement Device is used in vehicle crash testing.

M=BUS Pro Fire and Measurement Box (FAM Box) can trigger pyrotechnic components as well as inflators for airbags or belt tensioners, where firing energy is stored in capacitor. Measuring 136 Ã-— 80 × 40 mm, test device contains 8 fully isolated channels that can fire independently. Integrated data recorder logs firing current and voltage signals at 400 kHz sampling frequency with...

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Regen Drive Turns Laundry Green
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Regen Drive Turns Laundry Green

High performance torque measurement is helping to improve the energy efficiency of domestic washing machines, enabling consumers to make greener purchase decisions. The Eco Rating stickers that provide potential buyers with a clear assessment of white goods' environmental performance now play a major role in retail sales. Manufactures want to achieve the best classification possible, so are...

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Torque Sensors come in 3 sizes for up to 13,000 Nm torque.
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Torque Sensors come in 3 sizes for up to 13,000 Nm torque.

Utilizing Surface Acoustic Wave technology, TorqSense Digital RWT410/420 Series offers non-contact digital rotary torque measurement solution. RWT410 Series provides voltage or current analog outputs for torque and speed or power for interfacing with analog instrumentation, while RWT420 Series offers digital outputs for interfacing with instrumentation and PCs. Signal bandwidth is up to 10 kHz at...

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Seal Stuff In, Seal Stuff Out
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Seal Stuff In, Seal Stuff Out

One of the best ways to make sure that your machinery stays up and running in the face of adversity is to make sure that it's properly sealed. Of course, it's not always easy to determine whether the integrity of your seals are up to par. How can you tell when you have a problem?

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Torque Sensors help calibrate and test small torque tools.
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Torque Sensors help calibrate and test small torque tools.

Used in conjunction with torque tester, Series LPX covers torque range from 1-20 lb-in. Low profile design enables sensors to be used for automated applications by mounting to palletized system. By ensuring torque equipment is operating to peak performance, Series LPX can highlight potential tooling problems before they arise due to tool wear or broken components. Units are suitable for...

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Kistler at Automatica 2012 in Munich: In-Process Quality Monitoring and Product Testing for 100% Quality in Joining and Assembly
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Kistler at Automatica 2012 in Munich: In-Process Quality Monitoring and Product Testing for 100% Quality in Joining and Assembly

At the Automatica Trade Fair, which will take place from 22 through 24 May, 2012 in Munich/Germany, Kistler will present a cross-section of its range of sensors and systems for joining, assembly and testing at its company booth no. 224, situated in hall A1. Kistler helps customers from the automotive, electrical, precision and medical engineering industry achieve zero-defect production by means...

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"Kistler Goes Beyond the Limits: High-Tech Sensors for Heavy-Duty Applications Presented at SENSOR+TEST 2012
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"Kistler Goes Beyond the Limits: High-Tech Sensors for Heavy-Duty Applications Presented at SENSOR+TEST 2012

Presented at SENSOR+TEST 2012 Kistler sensors and systems deliver an impressive performance where products from other suppliers come to their limits. With its motto Kistler Goes Beyond the Limits" the manufacturer with a long tradition emphasizes the unique selling point of its pressure, force, torque and acceleration sensors. High sensitivities, extreme measuring ranges, outstanding operation...

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Load Cell Wall optimizes vehicle crash testing.
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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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