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Torquing up success at Formula Student

High performance electric cars are being developed across Europe for Formula Student, an engineering education competition like no other. The team from Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal may have a secret weapon in the form of a test bench based upon a wireless torque sensor. Formula Student (FS) aims to develop enterprising and innovative young engineers and encourage […]

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Wireless torque sensors ensure airliners’ safety

The aerospace sector is renowned for its safety standards and a whole industry has grown up to provide equipment and services for testing aircraft and their subsystems. Airliners are subject to tremendous loads as they land and take off, from the touchdown of the undercarriage, to the back-thrust of the jet engines as they slow […]

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MTA expands support for engineering-based manufacturers with the launch of a new cluster of trade associations and events

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has expanded its support to the engineering-based manufacturing sector with the formation of a new cluster of trade associations and events.

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Torque sensor with separate sensing head can probe deep into machinery

Sensor Technology has extended its new range of torque sensors with a model that has the sensing head and electronics in separate housings. This has two advantages: the sensing head can fit into very confined spaces, and the electronics can be located in a position where they are protected from physical damage, dust, dirt, moisture, […]

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Sensor Technology: Range extension for innovative wireless torque sensor

Sensor Technology has specialised in wireless torque sensing mainly offering a solution based on detecting surface acoustic waves. It’s new sensors, designated the SGR510/520 series however, use a full four element strain gauge bridge design.

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LOBO Wins Orders From USA Retailer Amazon

LOBO Systems, the British firm producing the worlds’ most sophisticated scaffolding system, has won more than £600,000 worth of orders from e-commerce giant Amazon.

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Exciting opportunities for members as The Engineering Industries Association joins the Manufacturing Technologies Association family

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) today announces that The Engineering Industries Association (EIA) has been brought on board as part of the MTA family and will now sit as an independent identity under the MTA umbrella brand.

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