Measuring Viscosity of Fresh Concrete by Sensing Torque

Torque Measurement is a very simple mechanical process; in essence, it is a measure of the ‘force’ used in turning (or attempting to turn) something. When a force or ‘torque’ is applied to a shaft, the shaft twists (by a very small amount).

Preventing Breakdowns on Mixer Production Lines

Datum Electronics was approached by a gypsum manufacturer, who was looking for options, which would allow them to monitor the viscosity of gypsum fluid in their mixing tanks, during the production process.

Ensuring Cement Production with Real Time Power Monitoring

Recently, a cement manufacturer contacted Datum Electronics after experiencing an unexpected shaft breakage of one of the motors (used for the rotation of the kiln).

Using accurate torque measurement for building ultra-high-performance motors

An ever-growing demand for electric vehicles, coupled with 65% of the electrical energy used in the industry consumed by electric motors, pressured the governments around the world to introduce MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standards)

Bespoke Power Measurement System for Heavy-Duty Pumps Using Existing Couplings

Power plants use a wide range of pumps for multiple operations. These include primary pump systems, such as boiler feed pumps and cooling water pumps, as well as auxiliary pump systems, such as fuel transfer pumps, slurry pumps, lubrication pumps

Torque Sensor to Measure Efficiency of Pumps as Turbines for a Micro-Hydro Plant

Find out more about DWR UIsce Project, or how Trinity College Used Torque Sensor to Measure Efficiency and Actual Performance of Pumps as Turbines for a Microhydro System.

Dynamometer Torque Sensor Improves Motor Power Density

Explore how Ashwoods Electric Motors used an in-line dynamometer Torque Sensor to facilitate prototyping and development stages of their new electric motor technology by improving their power density.

Using a Torque Sensor To Test Motor and Gearbox Performance

Find out how Parvalux created a torque sensing solution, using Datum Torque Sensor, to compare theoretical analysis of their motor and gearbox combination, against actual performance on their new product line.

Datum’s state of the art temporary torque solution SPMK used to ensure EU compliance

To comply with current EU regulations and prevent overfishing, each member state of the European Union has to ensure their fishing fleet can provide accurate information about the engine power of each operator’s vessel.

Bolt-on Strain Sensors Ensure Reliable Silo Level Measurement

Take a look at how our bolt-on strain gauge sensors are enabling B-Konnet to perform continuous level measurement and precise stock inventory in storage silo applications in Chile, South America.

Building A Motor Test Rig Using An M425 Torque Transducer

Find out how we helped Motivity Ltd. with building a motor test rig to evaluate the actual motor performance of their new product, benchmark alternative motors and develop a full specification for the motor their customer.

Torque Sensor Helps Determine Actual Gear Motor Load & Efficiency

Read how a Datum Rotary torque sensor helps determine actual gear motor load & efficiency, enabling Mellor Electrics to profile the gear motor’s performance under various loads that their customers required.