AUTOMOTIVE MARKET BENEFITS, INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS

Binsfeld Engineering serves the automotive market with wireless torque sensor systems used in testing and development of cars & trucks. Our products are specifically designed to meet the space-constraints of the automotive market by offering low profile transmitters that provide reliable torque data from any rotating shaft.

DIAGNOSTICS/TESTING

  • Measure the true mechanical torque on any rotating shaft (i.e. drive shaft, half shaft, axles)
  • Optimize drive shaft design

CLIENTS
TECHNICAL TOPICS
How does a wireless drive shaft torque sensor work?

Drive shaft (or half shaft) torque can be measured by using wireless torque telemetry. A torque-sensitive strain gage is applied to the drive shaft and wired to a battery-powered transmitter. The drive shaft torque signal is transferred from the transmitter through radio frequency to a nearby receiver, then output to a data acquisition system. A typical set-up is shown below (Not pictured are the receiver and the data acquisition device). For a more detailed explanation of how a Binsfeld drive shaft torque sensor works using wireless torque telemetry, visit  TorqueTrak Theory.

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APPLICATIONS
Automated Torque Measurement
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Transit Mixer Truck
Monitoring Tractor Performance
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