20 September 17

Using A Torque Sensor To Measure Motor Efficiency Performance

Our client, Stannah, spends a good deal of their time on fostering innovation and continuous improvement to deliver the best quality products, flexible solutions and superior service, helping over 600,000 people rediscover their independence at home, saving energy for more enjoyable things, like socialising with their children and grandchildren. To meet the most stringent requirements in the industry and exceed them,…

05 September 17

Datum Electronics Will Be Attending The LISW To Help Ship Operators Save Costs

Every year brings new challenges and opportunities to the Maritime Industry, with the biggest challenge still being the management of capacity, demand and supply. New, bigger ships are replacing older models, with emerging technologies appearing, aimed at improving efficiency and sustainability of the shipping sector. Due to Great Britain’s geographical position, the maritime sector plays an important role as a…

24 August 17

Understanding The Viscosity of Fresh Concrete By Measuring Torque

Normally, measuring the supply current during the mix process controls the concrete viscosity and provides an indication when the correct mix consistency has been achieved. If the power, supplied to the motor, is fluctuating and not at a consistent level, it can be difficult to keep costs at a controllable level and waste concrete was becoming a huge issue. Therefore, a…

20 July 17

Advancing Motor Performance with Accurate Torque Measurement In-House

Last year the Edinburgh University Formula Student (EUFS) Team took part in the Class 1 of Formula Student, the world’s largest student engineering competition run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and received the “Spirit of the Formula Student Award”. In preparation for this year’s competition, the EUFS team were aiming to improve their performance at Silverstone with a new, and a…

12 June 17

New Product Design Verification by Measuring Torque Output Of A Tractor PTO Shaft In The Field

Comer Industries is a worldwide leader in design and production of systems for power transmission for agricultural and industrial machinery worldwide. The company, working together with Kirby Manufacturing, who specialise in producing cattle feeding equipment in the USA, developed a shaft power transmission for a high capacity feed mixer with the ability to shift gears while the machine is running (without…

02 June 17

Datum Electronics Are Pleased to Announce a New Distributor in the USA: Comtel Corporation

Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, Comtel Corporation will provide sales and product support for Datum Electronics torque transducers & shaft power measurement solutions across the following states: Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Eric Hubbard, Sales Manager of Comtel said: “Comtel looks forward to introducing Datum’s cutting edge products to our customers.  Our nearly 75 year history of providing…

03 May 17

Bolt-On Strain Gauge Sensors: Real World Application In The Mining Industry

Recently, one of the most established mining complexes in Australia’s Hunter Valley were granted governmental approval to expand their operations, increasing production to 4 million tonnes of export quality coal annually. They were looking for a robust, reliable and cost-effective bin level measurement system to improve the inventory monitoring and level control systems they had in place. The Coal Mine…

21 April 17

Our MD is speaking at the Low Cost Monitoring To Optimise Propulsion Efficiency

Malcolm Habens, managing Director of Datum Electronics, is speaking about developments in Shaft Power Measurement at the “Low-Cost Monitoring to Optimise Propulsion Efficiency” workshop at the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute on Wednesday the 25th of April, 2017. The workshop, hosted by the MOVE (Monitoring for Operational Vessel Efficiency) Project, aims to raise awareness about an easily installed monitoring system,…

23 March 17

Our Team Attended the Transport Scandinavia 2017 Exhibition

Last week Datum Electronics Technical Sales team and our Danish distributors, Uhre and Nybaek, have been at Transport 2017 Exhibition in Denmark. Transport 2017 is a bi-annual largest indoor exhibition that attracts industry leaders and key players in transport and logistics industries, especially heavy vehicle operators and manufacturers, producers of trucks and trailers equipment, chassis components, cranes and other lifting equipment, vans and…

01 March 17

We’re hiring An Electronics Design Engineer

Datum Electronics design, manufacture and supply a range rotary torque and power measuring products. These products are utilised in test and development programs and increasingly built into machinery worldwide. We are looking for a high calibre graduate with a good engineering or physical sciences degree, who can demonstrate a high-level technical skill and original thought, to join our team as an Electronic…

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