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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Load Cells in Medical and Pharmaceutical Applications

Michigan Scientific Corporation’s (MSC) Load Cells can be used in a wide variety of applications. From high loads with heavy equipment, to precise, small load changes in delicate applications, MSC Load Cells are the ideal measurement tool for a 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 …