Using Wheel Force Transducers in Snow

Winter driving is here for most of the Midwest of the United States. That means slippery roads and reduced visibility for drivers in states like Michigan. For the safety of drivers and passengers, it is crucial that vehicles handle well Read More …

Reliable Force Measurements for Agriculture Equipment

From small-town farming, to large industrial agriculture, farmers rely on their robust machinery to keep up with production demands. Any equipment downtime can be detrimental to farmers big and small. Thus, farmers trust that their equipment manufacturers have put their Read More …

2018 Year End Review – Wheel Force Transducers

Michigan Scientific Corp (MSC) has had an astounding year for the Wheel Force Transducer (WFT) product line. WFTs are an ideal tool for measuring the three forces and three moments on a large variety of vehicles. We have made many Read More …

Durability Testing Case Study

When it comes to innovation, Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) is always at the forefront of cutting-edge vehicle design and testing. With a new ISO 9001 certification, MSC Wheel Force Transducers (WFT) are used in a variety of testing applications on Read More …

Using Wheel Force Transducers with Road Simulators

Road simulators are an effective method of testing the dynamics and durability of a vehicle by reproducing real-world driving conditions while in a controlled, laboratory setting. Engineers use the information collected from the simulations to determine the necessary modifications and changes needed to improve vehicle design. While simulators are an advantageous tool, without an appropriate method of calculating Read More …

Measuring Load Transfer Using Wheel Force Transducers

The drive home is becoming smoother and faster thanks to the Michigan Scientific Corporation (MSC) Wheel Force Transducer (WFT). By measuring vehicle loads during normal driving operations, these transducers provide data and information to help make cars and other vehicles Read More …