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E300 series torque transducer

Sensing for Servo Repairs

Reliability and robustness were the key requirements when Wyko Industrial Services set about building a test and calibration rig for its servomotor repair business in Aintree near Liverpool. They based their design on a non-contact torque sensor that could effectively be isolated from damaging shock loads. “We knew the rig... Read More

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Iron Bird with lightest touch

A non-contact torque transducer is helping British Aerospace Systems stay on schedule for the delivery of the new Nimrod aircraft to the Ministry of Defence. Instead of using a complicated and delicate set of slip rings, the TorqSense transducer, developed by Sensor Technology in Banbury, uses a radio frequency (RF) link to... Read More

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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... Read More

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Testing Time For Business Jet

Development and qualification testing of three flap system actuators for the eagerly awaited new Falcon 7X business jet is being performed on a test rig designed and built by Comar Engineering in Wolverhampton and incorporating an innovative non-contact torque transducer. The whole Falcon 7X project is packed with innovation, from the virtual... Read More

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Torque About Reliability For Powered Wheelchairs

A TorqSense transducer is helping ensure the reliability of powered wheelchairs, scooters, golf buggies and other electric vehicles, having been incorporated into a dynamometer rolling road built by PG Drives in Dorset. PG Drives manufacture black box electronic motor controllers for chair and vehicle builders around the world. Reliability and robustness are paramount... Read More

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Torquing Up Hardware & Software

Sensor Technology will be using its stand at the M-Tec exhibition to showcase both new hardware and new software. Launched at M-Tec 2004 in a single size, the RWT310/320 series of TorqSense Rotary Torque Sensors is now available in a full range of sizes from 1Nm to 10,000Nm. Alongside these... Read More

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Torque About Visualisation

Sensor Technology has developed TorqView2, a software programme written using National Instruments LabVIEW to generate a Virtual Instrumentation Display of the output from a TorqSense transducer and can be run on virtually any computer. TorqSense transducers measure the characteristics (torque, speed, power and positional angle) of rotating shafts in real... Read More

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Non-Contact Torque Sensing Now Available To All

The full range of sizes for Sensor Technology’s RWT310/320 series of TorqSense Rotary Torque Sensors is now available, following completion of the development project by the Oxon based company. Launched in the Spring with the most popular sizes made available first, TorqSense RWT310/320 provides non-contact measurement of torques, speed, power... Read More

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