Torque Measurements Electric Car Competition

Real-world torque measurements enable electric car competition to go virtual

Student engineers are using a newly launched torque sensor for predicting the energy efficiency of a competition-grade electric car. Young technologists from the University of Sheffield alleviated their disappointment at the Covid-cancellation of Shell Eco Challenge Rally by instead developing a computer simulation tool for predicting electric cars’ energy efficiency... Read More

Image showing the TorqSense SGR510/520 series rotary strain gauge torque transducer

Adaptable dynamometer system set to replace self-build test rigs

A UK company has committed to resetting the standards of accuracy for dynamometers, ahead of the increasing demand driven by the worldwide interest in improving engine efficiency and performance. Its technology is based on a new torque measuring technology, also of British origin. RTEC Engineering Ltd is a contract engineering... Read More

Sensor Technology Ltd: COVID-19 Update

We want to provide you with an update in respect of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) measures we have introduced to reduce the impact on our business. We are following advice from the UK Government and the company is continuing to operate normally, ensuring social distancing, hand-washing guidance is adhered to and regular... Read More

Torque sensor with separate electronics module

New technology caps pharma bottling process

A regular customer of Sensor Technology Ltd has switched to its latest range of torque sensors. The new TorqSense SGR530/540, being introduced throughout 2020 and 2021, measures torque using a full four element strain gauge bridge. With this, four separate strain gauges are fixed to the drive shaft of the... Read More

Torque sensor with separate electronics module

Torque sensor with separate sensing head can probe deep into machinery

Sensor Technology has extended its new range of torque sensors with a model that has the sensing head and electronics in separate housings. This has two advantages: the sensing head can fit into very confined spaces, and the electronics can be located in a position where they are protected from... Read More

Range extension for innovative wireless torque sensor

Range extension for innovative wireless torque sensor

Sensor Technology has extended its new range of non-contact torque sensors up to 13,000Nm. When the range was launched in late 2020, the largest unit was 500Nm. “We have been very encouraged by the interesting in the new sensors,” says Sales Manager Mark Ingham. “The launch plan was originally to... Read More

Image showing the TorqSense SGR510/520 series rotary strain gauge torque transducer

Nova tecnologia de sensores de rotação sem fios

Available in other languages:      A Sensor Technology lançou uma nova gama de sensores de rotação sem contacto baseados num design completo de ponte de calibragem de tensão de quatro elementos, que complementa os seus sensores sem contacto já existentes que utilizam a deteção de ondas acústicas de superfície (SAW... Read More

Image showing the TorqSense SGR510/520 series rotary strain gauge torque transducer

New wireless torque technology

Available in other languages:       Sensor Technology has launched a new range of non-contact torque sensors based on a full four element strain gauge bridge design, complementing its existing non-contact sensors that use surface acoustic wave (SAW) detection. Designated the TorqSense SGR510/520 series, the new units have a 250% overrange... Read More

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