(Torque Sensing)
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Improper operation of a torque converter can lead to poor performance, premature system failure or worse, compromise the operation of the entire vehicle drive line. Knowing the axial displacement and... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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MTI's Accumeasure 9000 capacitance sensors provide the ideal measurement solution for brake rotor thickness, wear, runout and coning. Today's automobile braking systems are becoming more complex each... (View Full Article)
(Carbides, Ceramics and Glass Materials)
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Remember the days when windshields were made of flat sheet glass? Not anymore. The complex shapes and designs of today's windows complicate the manufacturing process and significantly increase quality... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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Fiber optic sensors operate by monitoring the amount of light reflected from the target surface being measured. They are able to precisely determine parameters such as displacement, vibration,... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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The recent flurry of activity in fiber optic sensors has resulted in a great variety of technically sophisticated devices employing interference, polarization and wavelength modulation techniques l.... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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MTI Instruments has run a series of experimental tests using a standard MTI-1000 Fotonic Sensor looking at various surface finish samples. These tests were conducted by adjusting the MTI-1000 for... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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As more consumers expect the best possible picture quality, increased demands are being placed on manufacturers to ensure that their products offer the highest performance, are uniform from one TV set... (View Full Article)
(Linear Position Sensing)
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A cylindrical grinding process finishes most wheel spindle surfaces. It is essential that this grinding process leave a surface finish that is smooth and free of defects with minimal runout. Any... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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How do you measure movement as small as 1/100th of a human hair? Yet track widths and track movement of that size will need to be measured if tape cartridge capacities are to increase into the 1 to 10... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Although the MTI Instruments Accumeasure ™ capacitance based instrumentation is designed primarily to make noncontact measurements of position, displacement, vibration, or runout, it can also be... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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With the recent rash of accidents attributed to tire failures, manufacturers are taking tire quality seriously. Customers are demanding safe, longer lasting tires that offer a smooth, vibration free... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Cement backerboard is used as underlayment for tile floors, walls and countertops. It is also used as exterior sheathing and in exterior stucco systems. Cement backerboard has proven to be more... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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In this study, the use of a fiber optic technique for the measurement of the piezoelectric properties of ferroelectric bulk and thin film samples was investigated. The strain and piezoelectic... (View Full Article)
(Electrical and Electromagnetic Sensing)
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Marine engine manufacturers are faced with the constant and difficult challenge of designing and building engines to operate under the most severe environments, engines that must be long lasting,... (View Full Article)
(Linear Position Sensing)
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NTSB safety records point to numerous incidents involving cockpit door locking/unlocking mechanisms, either accidentally opening/closing or not operating fast enough upon command. In the assembly and... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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As today's automobile engine become more sophisticated the need to perform additional testing becomes essential. Many components now serve several purposes in order to produce higher horsepower in a... (View Full Article)
(Linear Position Sensing)
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Advances in nearly all fields of science, technology, and manufacturing has brought with it the need to measure the position and/or vibration displacement of very small mechanical parts and... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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As we venture onto our highways we hardly give much thought to the operation or complexity of our vehicle braking system. We only think about it when we have to suddenly slam on the brakes to avoid an... (View Full Article)
(Linear Position Sensing)
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Capacitive sensors can be divided into two categories based upon their performance and intended use. High resolution ca¬pacitance sensors are typically used in displacement and position monitoring... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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Looking to reduce costs, improve throughput and maintain quality? Who isn't? Enter MTI Instruments Accumeasure™ non-contact capacitance measurement systems. With more than 40 years of product... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This paper briefly outlines the differences between the two most commonly available methods of obtaining this signal; the laser tachometer and odd tooth detection.... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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Laser triangulation sensors can be divided into two categories based upon their performance and intended use. High resolution lasers are typically used in displacement and position monitoring... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Whenever we board an airplane we hardly give much thought to the jet engine sitting on the wing. As it comes to life and spins effortlessly we hear little, if any, vibration or noise in the cabin.... (View Full Article)
(Stock Fabricated Materials and Shapes)
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Structural building panels, acoustical tiles and manufactured pavers fit together like the toy building blocks you had as a kid. Remember when your set had a slightly larger or smaller block that... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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Thickness measurement is an integral part of semiconductor wafer manufacturing. From an as-cut to a polished, epi-ready wafer, thickness measurement provides the process engineer with the information... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Capacitance based measurement probes have long been employed for high precision non-contact measurement. The ability to customize the probe/amplifier configuration makes them a popular choice for... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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ASTM F657: The distance through a wafer between corresponding points on the front and back surface. Thickness is expressed in microns or mils (thousandths of an inch). ASTM F657: The difference... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Precision shafts and spindles are generally finished utilizing a centerless grinding process. This machining technique is cost effective and typically produces a quality cylindrical surface in which... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Take a look around and youâ ll be surprised to see how many products you come in contact with everyday that use ultrasonics for assembly. Diapers, plastic toys, bags and packages, to name a few, all... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Advances in nearly all fields of science, technology, and manufacturing has brought with it the need to measure the position and/or vibration displacement of very small mechanical parts and... (View Full Article)