Instrumentation for signal conditioning, monitoring or control of any of our range of sensors.
Types include analogue amplifiers and signal conditioners, digital indicators, signal digitisers and telemetry / wireless equipment.
Submersible Load Cells Lower the Cost of Large Tidal Turbine Designs
This case study aims to significantly reduce the cost of large scale tidal turbine designs using our submersible load cells. The tidal turbine test rig was placed in a state-of-the-art test tank, where the team were able to increasing the size, flow rate and turbulence levels within the tank. Lowering the cost of rotor blade manufacture would make this renewable energy more economical to use and widely accessible, benefiting not only the UK renewable tidal energy markets but developing tidal energy countries too. Our submersible load cells measured both the torque and the thrust of the underwater tidal turbine design.