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 …

2018 Year End Review – Wheel Force Transducers

Michigan Scientific Corp (MSC) has had an astounding year for the Wheel Force Transducer (WFT) product line. WFTs are an ideal tool for measuring the three forces and three moments on a large variety of vehicles. We have made many Read More …

Gary Peters Visits Michigan Scientific Corporation

Charelvoix, MI- United States Senator Gary Peters stopped by the Michigan Scientific Corporation’s (MSC) Charelvoix branch as a part of his RideMI motorcycle tour. Senator Peters, a member of the Democratic Party, expressed the importance of small businesses and their Read More …

Using Load Cells for Engine Mount Measurements

Today’s modern engine compartments are optimized to consume nearly every cubic inch of space under the hood.  This limited space makes it difficult to add instrumentation that measure engine and transmission mount forces, without compromising the engine position.  Michigan Scientific Read More …

How Slip Rings Are Used to Measure Torque

Not all testing situations have to be complicated. Some of the most useful tests actually have a simple set up. Michigan Scientific end of shaft slip ring assemblies are commonly used in simple tests to measure torque in a pulley Read More …

How Slip Rings Are Used in Automotive Testing

Ever wonder just how much testing went into developing all of the cars that drive around? Each vehicle model goes through extensive brake testing and efficiency testing, just to name a few. These tests involve many rotating components. Michigan Scientific Read More …

How are 3D load cells used on vehicles?

Load cells are transducers that convert an applied force into measured electrical signal. They are also used to track the changes in this force over time. Some applications require two, or more, 3D load cells to be used at a time, Read More …