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 …

Mark Your Calendars! | Attending SIAT This Week

We are very excited to attend the 2019 Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) on 16-18, January at the Oxford Golf Resort – Hill Top in Pune, India! Visit us at booths 68, 69, and 70 to speak with a distinguished Read More …

What does a Six Axis Load Cell do?

Having the right tools for a job is essential for being able to get the desired results from a test. A single point load cell is used to measure forces in a single direction. For more complex force measurements, a multi-axis Read More …

Finding Coefficient of Friction Using Three Directional Load Cells

Now more than ever, safety is one of the most important aspects of vehicle manufacturing. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) continue to improve, making vehicles safer every year. Sensors and systems for braking, traction control, and handling help drivers maintain 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 …

Measuring Forces and Moments Using Three Axis Load Cells

Sometimes getting the perfect measurements may require getting creative with your testing set-up. One of the easiest ways to elevate your test is by combining multiple instruments. The Michigan Scientific Three Axis Load Cells (TR3Ds) are compact transducers that measure Read More …

How Load Cells are Used in Crane Measuring Systems

Cranes are crucial to lifting and lowering large and heavy objects, an integral part of innovation. Determining whether or not the crane can handle a specific load is essential to crane safety. Michigan Scientific provides accurate and reliable load cells 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 …

Load Cells Made Easy: What are they?

Understanding force measurement and the devices used for it, isn’t particularly difficult. All you need is an understanding of the basics of load cells, and a handy guide to give you that knowledge. Here at Michigan Scientific, we’ve got you Read More …