Product Update: Wheel Pulse Transducer

The Michigan Scientific High Resolution Wheel Pulse Transducer (WPT) uses an integrated encoder and attaches to a wheel. The WPT can gather data on wheel or vehicle speed, vehicle acceleration, and distance traveled. This makes it ideal for applications such Read More …

Measuring Temperature in Electric Vehicles

Controlling temperature factors in electric vehicles is a key component for improving overall vehicle efficiency. Michigan Scientific offers testing solutions to measure temperature in electric vehicles as well as other potentially high-heat applications. Joule’s Law states that the heat evolved Read More …

Weight Optimization of Wheel Force Transducer Adapters

The Industry’s Problem Wheel Force Transducers (WFTs) are a simple and highly accurate means for measuring loads from the road into a vehicle’s wheels. Using WFTs to measure road input loads during durability testing is a standard practice in the Read More …

Measuring Forces on a Pintle Hitch

Some equipment needs to be designed with the ability to perform under any conditions. A pintle hitch, for example, is used on vehicles and trailers in environments where standard ball mount trailer hitches may not be up for the job. Read More …

Measuring Torque on Class 8 Electric Vehicles

Measuring efficiency is important for the development of any vehicle, but when it comes to Class 8 electric vehicles efficiency can quickly determine the feasibility of the vehicle for potential buyers. With a long charging time, few charging stations large Read More …

Engine Mount Measurement Case Study

Michigan Scientific (MSC) offers innovative, precise, and diverse testing solutions, meaning there are suitable MSC testing products for every application. The load cell is one product frequently used in industrial applications that require the measurement of forces and moments. Michigan Read More …

Michigan Scientific Interns in Milford

This summer at the Milford facility of Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC), we have three interns from Michigan Technological University. Yannick Christensen, our electrical engineering intern, and Andy Finch, our mechanical engineering intern, are returning for their second summer in Milford. Read More …

Instrumentation Slip Ring Assembly 101

In 1960, Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) opened its doors and began selling Instrumentation Slip Ring Assemblies. From there the company continued to push the limits of what their product could do, even going as far as making a 240-channel assembly Read More …