Digital Slip Ring | Ethernet and USB Slip Ring

Rise of Ethernet With the increasing popularity of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Power Over Ethernet (PoE), Ethernet signal protocols and network structures are becoming a more valuable asset for test engineers. PoE enabled network switches used in new 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 …

Instrumentation Slip Ring Assembly 101

In 1960, Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) opened its doors and began selling Instrumentation Slip Ring Assemblies. From there the company continued to push the limits of what their product could do, even going as far as making a 240-channel assembly 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 …

Long Lasting Slip Ring Technology

Finding the right instrumentation for a testing project can be difficult. Finding the right instrumentation that will last a long time can be even more challenging. Michigan Scientific (MSC) offers precision instrumentation for a variety of applications, as well as Read More …

Wheel Speed Sensor Instrumentation

The Michigan Scientific Wheel Speed Sensor instrumentation package is a highly accurate system used for many different automotive testing applications. From autonomous and electric vehicles, to heavy duty highway trucks, the Wheel Speed Sensor can be adapted to fit any Read More …

Michigan Scientific Instrumentation Services

Did you know that we strive to go above and beyond just providing quality instrumentation to our customers? We offer product rental opportunities as well as provide full instrumentation, data acquisition, and testing services. With extensive experience in instrumenting and testing Read More …

Gary Peters Visits Michigan Scientific Corporation

Charelvoix, MI- United States Senator Gary Peters stopped by the Michigan Scientific Corporation’s (MSC) Charelvoix branch as a part of his RideMI motorcycle tour. Senator Peters, a member of the Democratic Party, expressed the importance of small businesses and their Read More …

LiDAR, Slip Rings, and Self-Driving Cars

Autonomous driving is quickly evolving from science-fiction to reality. While self-driving cars are certainly nothing new, many still wonder how they can navigate on their own. The answer involves lasers, complex algorithms, and quality slip ring assemblies. LiDAR LiDAR, or Light Detection and Ranging, is a Read More …