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 …

Common Custom Force & Torque Transducers

Michigan Scientific specializes in designing and creating custom strain gauge transducers. Our engineers have expertise in gauging a wide variety of stock components. We develop and fabricate vehicle component strain gauge transducers that measure vehicle suspension forces, powertrain torques, steering 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 …

Force and Moment Load Platform

Three Axis Load Cells are a valuable tool for measuring real world forces in dynamic systems. They can be easily inserted into a machine or vehicle using custom adapters because of their compact size. When large moment loads are expected, a load platform can be Read More …

Miniature 3 Axis Load Cell

Miniature Load Cells Load cells are ideal for measuring forces in a broad range of applications. They output a signal proportional to the mechanical force applied to a system.  Because load cells are often designed to handle heavy loads, they Read More …

New Product Alert! | Clamping Battery Telemetry

Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) is excited to announce the launch of our new Clamping Battery Telemetry (CBT)! MSC is constantly looking for ways to update existing products or create new, innovative products. The new CBT brings our reliable MSC telemetry to Read More …

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 …