Kabellose Drehmomentsensoren gewährleisten die Sicherheit von Flugzeugen

Available in other languages: Die Luft- und Raumfahrtbranche ist für ihre Sicherheitsstandards bekannt und eine ganze Branche ist daraus entstanden, um Ausrüstung und Dienstleistungen für die Überprüfung von Flugzeugen und deren Subsystemen in puncto Sicherheit anbieten zu können. Verkehrsflugzeuge sind während des Start- und Landevorgangs enormen Belastungen ausgesetzt. Dies reicht... Read More

Wireless torque sensors ensure airliners’ safety

The aerospace sector is renowned for its safety standards and a whole industry has grown up to provide equipment and services for testing aircraft and their subsystems. Airliners are subject to tremendous loads as they land and take off, from the touchdown of the undercarriage, to the back-thrust of the... Read More

Electronic engineers help wine growers to vintage success

Behind the rise and rise of English wine, British engineers and technologists are busy developing new systems and aids for the vine growing industry. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd tells his part of this astonishing success story. English wine is taking off, with more and more people recognising its... Read More

Wireless torque measurement at the heart of distribution network controller test rig

Available in other languages: The evolution of the UK’s power distribution network holds the key to harnessing the benefits of variable power sources such as wind, tidal and solar farms, as well as numerous other distributed power technologies. But connecting these various sources to the network is not without its... Read More

Drahtlose Drehmomentmessung als Grundlage für den Prüfstand von Verteilungsnetzreglern

Available in other languages: Die Fortentwicklung des Stromverteilungsnetzes in Großbritannien ist der Schlüssel zur Nutzung der Möglichkeiten variabler Energiequellen wie Wind-, Gezeiten- und Solarparks sowie zahlreicher anderer dezentraler Energietechnologien. Der Netzanschluss dieser verschiedenen Quellen ist jedoch nicht ganz unproblematisch und Forschungsgegenstand an der Universität Warwick, wo ein Messplatz aufgebaut wurde... Read More

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Innovative medical markers capped to perfection

TorqSense transducers are playing a vital role in packing leading edge medical test kits at Axis-Shield in Dundee, which develops new diagnostic compounds that help with the early identification and management of critical illnesses. Axis-Shield is a world leader in inventing new markers for identifying cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, rheumatoid... Read More

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 at high torques from low speed onwards. S-AC is designed... Read More

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Early move positions sensor maker for high tech success

Export enthusiast Sensor Technology Ltd has made a pre-emptive move to build a strong business base in the Indian city of Chennai, where one of the world’s largest high technology business zones is currently under construction. Called Mahindra World City, the zone already employs over 25,000 people and hosts companies... Read More

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