MIL STD 1553 is US Military Department of Defence standard that was initially published in 1973. The Standard defines the communications network used mainly by Military Vehicles. Firstly, 1553 is a differential serial bus with some similarities to CAN. Also, it… Read more MIL STD 1553 what is it and where is it used?
Rotor Balancing Firstly, Rotor Balancing is the process eliminating unbalance and vibrations in rotating machinery. Secondly, Balanced Rotors are essential for smooth operation, reduced material defects and a longer machine life. It is a preventative machinery diagnostics tool. Finally, it will… Read more Rotor Balancing
The Modbus Protocol was developed in 1979 by Modicon, Incorporated (purchased by Schneider Electric). It was for use in industrial automation systems and Modicon programmable controllers. It has since become an industry standard method for the transfer of discrete/analog I/O information… Read more What is Modbus?
Questions regarding why signal isolation is important? Why it is needed? and how to test for it are regularly asked. Acromag is in the business of signal conditioning. They manufacture circuits that amplify, isolate, filter and convert one signal form to… Read more Why is Signal Isolation important?
What is an accelerometer? An accelerometer is an electromechanical device. Used to measure static or dynamic acceleration forces in an object. These forces can be simplified into three main types. Motion – this is usually defined as a “slow” change in… Read more What is an Accelerometer?
This information on Sound Calibrations has been kindly provided by our valued supplier Dewesoft. For more information on this topic, please contact us. Acoustic Calibration Services – IEC Make sure you measure correctly! Dewesoft offer traceable acoustic calibration services according to… Read more Sound Calibrations
Futek & Metromatics – Celebrating Mars Rover Curiosity FUTEK and Metromatics are celebrating Mars Rover Curiosity. Why? Because seven years ago, The Curiosity Rover touched down on Mars, following a nine-month, 563 million-km journey from Earth. Since then the rover has… Read more Celebrating Mars Rover Curiosity
New VPX 6U Carrier Cards Host XMC and AcroPack mPCIe I/O Modules Providing Maximum Flexibility for a Mix of Functions Acromag’s latest VPX 6U Carrier Cards feature five mezzanine slots. Which interface a combination of I/O, communication, FPGA, GPU, or CPU… Read more New VPX 6U Carrier Cards suitable for many functions
Last March in Melbourne, the premier league of motorsports was going full throttle into the new season and competition was tighter than ever: In the fight for even the tiniest advantage the racing teams relied on high precision measurement technology from… Read more Formula 1 Relies on Tailor-Made High-Speed Dewesoft
This case study on Electric Powertrain Measurement on Hydrofoil was kindly provided by our supplier Dewesoft. For more information on their products or this application, contact us. Electric Powertrain Measurement on Hydrofoil Quadrofoil, Slovenia The Quadrofoil Q2 has been characterised as an… Read more Electric Powertrain Measurement