Using Wireless Telemetry for Jet Turbine Measurements

Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) Wireless Sensor Telemetry Systems are ideal for non-contact signal transmission in harsh conditions. Telemetry systems can be configured for a wide array of thermocouple- and strain gauge-based applications, providing accurate and dependable wireless data transmission. Available Read More …

What is a Strain Gauge and How Does it Work?

What do strain gauges measure? The first thing to understand when discussing strain gauges is what they measure.  A strain gauge is a sensor whose measured electrical resistance varies with changes in strain. Strain is the deformation or displacement of Read More …

Wheel Pulse Transducer Case Study | Comparing GPS and WPT Data

The Michigan Scientific High Resolution Wheel Pulse Transducer (WPT) is an optical encoder which attaches to the lug nuts of a vehicle’s wheel. The WPT is commonly used to track a vehicle’s position and speed for applications such as fleet Read More …

Bulk Current Injection (BCI) Tests and Fiber-Optics

Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) Fiber-Optic Systems are known for the superior stability that is necessary for monitoring equipment applications, especially when preforming Bulk Current Injection (BCI) testing. By accurately transmitting electrical signals over fiber-optic cables from sources in high electromagnetic field environments, the electromagnetic Read More …

Axle Torque Measurements

On-vehicle measurements are a critical part of the design validation process when developing a new vehicle.  One important test is measuring torque through drive axles.  These torque measurements can be made on half-shaft axles for front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive vehicles, or Read More …

The Advantages of Thermocouple Amplifiers in the Medical Industry

MSC Thermocouple Amplifier Technologies  For decades, Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) has been an industry leader in developing thermocouple amplifier products for testing in the automotive, agricultural, and military equipment industries. As the medical technology sector grows and advances, MSC is well-poised to provide precise, Read More …

Using Wheel Force Transducers for Vehicle Dynamics

Vehicle dynamics testing plays a key role in advancements to the automotive industry. Michigan Scientific offers important instrumentation used in vehicle dynamics: the Wheel Force Transducer (WFT). The Wheel Force Transducer is capable of measuring all wheel forces and moments, Read More …

Converting Wheel Pulse Transducer Outputs to Analog Voltages

To complement our new High Resolution Wheel Pulse Transducer (WPT) encoder product, Michigan Scientific Corporation is offering an add-on to convert encoder pulses to proportional voltages.  The EC-LV (Encoder Conditioner – Linear Voltage) reads the Phase A, Phase B , Read More …

New Product Alert! | New Wheel Force Transducer Model – LW65

For over 60 years, Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) has made amazing strides in the process of improving great products, so that they can better serve our customers. We are excited to announce a new model of Wheel Force Transducer (WFT), Read More …

Wireless Telemetry Instrumentation in Electric Vehicles

The development of electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles, collectively known as “EVs,” has become a multi-billion dollar industry. It is no wonder vehicle testing and instrumentation companies are working hard to quickly adapt to the new changes and requirements Read More …