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 …

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 …

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 …