Electric Vehicle Instrumentation and Testing

Electric Vehicle Testing Electric Vehicles (EVs) are pushing the automotive testing industry forward into new realms. The testing of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) may be similar to the testing performed on Internal Combustion Engine Read More …

SW-SR Steering Wheel Torque Transducer

100 lb-ft (135 N-m) torque capacity 1,000 lb (4.4 kN) load capacity Measures steering torque and angle Slip Ring System Analog outputs Adapts to 13”-15” wheels Low cross axis sensitivity Temperature compensated Mounts to wheel or shaft spline Maintains normal 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 …

Reliable Force Measurements for Agriculture Equipment

From small-town farming, to large industrial agriculture, farmers rely on their robust machinery to keep up with production demands. Any equipment downtime can be detrimental to farmers big and small. Thus, farmers trust that their equipment manufacturers have put 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 …

Using Slip Ring Assemblies with Gigabit Ethernet

Michigan Scientific strives to be at the forefront of innovation. We pride ourselves on never turning down a challenge or a new project. New products and designs are often brought along because of our commitment to our customer’s testing needs. Read More …

End of Shaft Slip Ring Applications

Michigan Scientific’s end of shaft slip ring assemblies are used to make electrical connections to thermocouples and strain gages and mount directly on the end of a shaft. They have two components; a rotor, which rotates with the shaft, and Read More …

B-Series Tubular Slip Ring Applications

Michigan Scientific’s B-Series Tubular slip ring assemblies have a through-bore that allows the slip ring assembly to mount directly onto a shaft. They are often used when space is limited and there is no room for end of shaft slip Read More …

Slip Ring Assemblies

Michigan Scientific slip ring assemblies are the first choice for making connections to strain gauges, thermocouples, ICP accelerometers, RTD’s and other sensors in rotating applications. Michigan Scientific Slip Ring Assemblies use high quality materials, making them compatible for transferring ethernet Read More …