October 2014



Torque Talk     OCT 2014 

If you have a good application or success story involving the TorqueTrak instruments that you would like to share in this newsletter, please send it to me for consideration.

Thank you.
Bob Holden
Sales Manager

Thomas Brown, P.E., is the principal engineer of Reliability Solutions, headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota. Tom is an educator and practitioner of failure analysis, FMEA and equipment reliability skills across a broad spectrum of industries.

Tom uses the TorqueTrak 10K telemetry instrument from Binsfeld Engineering for Torsional Fatigue Failure Analysis.  The TorqueTrak 10K plus strain gage bonded to the shaft are used to measure and quantify the torsional vibration.  Please check out Tom's recent report, link below; a great, "textbook" Case Study about Torsional Fatigue Failure Analysis, which was published in the October/November 2014 issue of UPTIME magazine:

Contact Info:

Thomas Brown

Reliability Solutions

5191 Country Lane

Duluth, MN 55810-8701   USA

Tel: 218-729-4646

Fax: 877-585-8982




Products from Binsfeld
TorqueTrak Revolution
Continuous Torque and Power Data
 Designed for permanent installations and continuous monitoring, the TorqueTrak Revolution instrument from Binsfeld Engineering Inc. provides continuous output data from the rotating shaft for four key parameters: torque, power, RPM and direction of rotation. It is an inductive, non-contact system - no batteries, no wear surfaces - machined to fit the shaft, up to 40 inches diameter.
TorqueTrak 10K
Fast & Easy Torque Measurements
For temporary testing or short term measurements it doesn't get much easier than the TorqueTrak 10K telemetry instrument from Binsfeld Engineering Inc. Accurate and simple to use, the TorqueTrak 10K fits any size shaft and any torque level. It is ideal for field work and troubleshooting marine propulsion systems, drive systems, compressors, conveyors and other large machinery. Normally, units are in stock, ready to ship.


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