Torquing through Covid lockdown

The national lockdowns of 2020 may have helped advance the design and development of the next generation of hyper-efficient city cars, as reorganisation of an annual endurance competition lead one of the teams to re-focus its efforts. Every year since...

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Hydrogen car drives for efficiency world record

A team of Dutch engineers competing to develop the world’s most efficient hydrogen fuelled car has used a British torque sensor to determine that their next generation vehicle needs a custom designed and built hub motor. To measure the efficiency...

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Mass market electric vehicles getting revved up for launch

Saietta Group Ltd is a UK based research and development company which designs motors for light-weight electric vehicle (EV) propulsion. The company’s latest innovation is the ‘S-AC’ which is an ultra-efficient brushless axial-flux AC motor. It boasts extreme efficiency levels...

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Non-contact technology simplifies torque monitoring and aids efficiency

Monitoring torque in a drive shaft is one of the best ways of assessing the performance of plant and machinery. However because drive shafts rotate, hard wiring a sensor into place usually requires the use of a delicate slip ring...

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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...

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Chemical engineers talk sense about mixer efficiencies

Manchester University’s School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences is leading world class developments in energy efficiency in the process industries. Researchers have incorporated TorqSense transducers into a test rig that is analysing losses in in-line mixers. Efficient production is...

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Pay as you Sense

Equipment rentals are increasingly helping companies overcome the hurdle of finding investment capital to fund development and verification projects. The current phase of the economic cycle, recovery from a slowdown, is always difficult and frustrating, as Mark Ingham of Sensor...

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Wenn Zwei Besser Als Einer Sind

Available in other languages: Sensor Technology, das Unternehmen, das die praktische kontaktfreie Drehmomentmessung entwickelt hatte, enthüllte auf der M-Tec Exhibition erneut eine wichtige Innovation. Neu für 2008 ist die Reihe TorqSense RWT330/340, die für Anwendungen auf beschränktem Raum ausgelegt wurde...

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