Torque transducers on test rig help test advanced electric and hybrid powertrains

Wireless rotary torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd are at the heart of a test rig to develop next generation technologies for electric and hybrid vehicle powertrains. With unique expertise in the electric motors and electronics used across the key powertrain technologies, AVID Technology relies on the innovative torque... Read More

ORT230/240 series transducer

Wireless rig tests medium altitude long endurance drone controls

A test rig for putting the next generation of controls for medium altitude long endurance (MALE) drones through their paces has being developed by an independent electronics design company on the Welsh borders. The rig was developed especially for this project and will be dismantled after use... Read More

RWT430/440 series transducer

Driving efficiency into electric vehicle R&D with wireless torque sensor

Sevcon in Gateshead, which designs and manufactures high-quality motor controllers and system components for hybrid and electric vehicles, has driven efficiency into its equipment testing regimes by standardising TorqSense transducers from Sensor Technology of Banbury. The stakes are high in the race to develop electric and hybrid vehicle... Read More

Electric vehicle pioneer favours wireless test rigs

A company that has been at the forefront of electric vehicle design and development for over 20 years has supplied a test rig based on a wireless torque sensor to a world renowned UK University automotive research facility. Based in Fareham, Hants, Tirius has been built on... Read More

Range of RWT torque sensors

Talking the torque at Hannover

Sensor Technology Ltd, the UK manufacturer of wireless torque and load sensors and strain gauge amplifiers is expecting this year’s Hannover Messe, (24-28 April 2017) to generate several potential new clients and also some new distributors. The company will be showing its full range of products and... Read More

Reliable torque sensing at low speed or low capacity

In the selection of a rotary torque sensor for a given application, the datasheets for particular products are often a good place to start, detailing the maximum torque capacity and maximum speed for the technologies under consideration. Those figures on the datasheet won’t necessarily guide you towards... Read More

LoadSense Wireless Load Sensor

Lifting is going wireless

New wireless control technologies are being adopted by manufacturers and users of cranes and other lifting equipment. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd explains the advantages and looks at how the field is developing. Most of us find it odd to look back five or ten years... Read More

Optical torque sensor

Sensor Technology pushes the envelope with key product developments

New and developing technologies will be the theme on the stand of one the regular exhibitors at this year’s Sensors & Instrumentation, the exhibition for test, measurement and control engineers, 28-29 September 2016, NEC Birmingham. Sensor Technology Ltd will be showing extensions to its LoadSense range, an... Read More

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