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

Helicopter tree extraction

Helicopter tree extraction relies on innovative wireless load sensing

Innovative wireless load sensing and monitoring technology from Sensor Technology is playing a key role in helping a helicopter services company to pluck trees from forests where there is no access by tractor. Based in Oxford, Heli-Lift Services provides a unique helicopter-based extraction service in forests where... Read More

Helicopter-based electricity pylon delivery relies on wireless load sensing

Demonstrating that the electricity supply infrastructure can be developed more quickly and cost-effectively, Heli-Lift Services has pioneered the use of helicopters to remove and deliver poles and pylons in remote locations. An enabling technology in this enterprise is an innovative load sensing and monitoring technology from Sensor... Read More

Mark Ingham

UK sensor maker comes home from Hanover with increased export opportunities

A successful week at the Hanover Fair has advanced plans to increase exports to China for UK specialist torque sensor manufacturer. Sensor Technology Ltd of Banbury has always sold overseas and over the last few years has had a definite strategy of building up its export business... Read More

Smart heli-hook helps raise angel to realm of glory

An intelligent cargo hook has aided the heli-lifting of a golden statue of an angel onto the top of the spire at a church in rural Surrey. The church was built in the 1950s and the statue was added as part of a recent major refurbishment and... 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

Shipping operators receive simple answer to meeting SOLAS requirements

The three months grace period on the amended Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Regulations has now expired, and exporters are now required to verify the weight of packed shipping containers. Sensor Technology is able to provide a simple, retrofittable solution for SOLAS compliance, and the company... Read More

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