DAQ System As High-Speed Brake Testing Equipment

The ADwin-Gold Validates Brake Performance in Prototype Car CAS DataLoggers supplied the data acquisition solution for an automotive manufacturer of passenger vehicles who needed to evaluate the reliability of a prototype vehicle’s brake system. This would give them a highly accurate view of both component life and servicing expectations. The front disk pad temperatures, MPH, … Continued

Underhood Thermal Management & Engine Cooling Analysis

Delphin Data 64-KTM Offers Multi-Channel Temperature Measurement Malaysian automobile manufacturer Proton needed to test the underhood thermal management and engine cooling performance in their new manual 5-speed Proton Persona 1.6 M/T Line. The thermal test program was designed to check underhood part performance in order to ensure that the parts were working within design requirements … Continued

Diesel Particulate Filter Testing with Vehicle Data Acquisition

Delphin Expert Logger Vehicle Data Acquisition and Control System CAS DataLoggers recently provided the vehicle data acquisition solution for Twin-Tec, a German developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly products and technologies for reducing exhaust emissions, including a wide range of diesel particulate filters and catalytic converters for automotive applications. TwinTec was heavily involved in producing … Continued

Using PSI5 Sensor Interfaces with ADwin Real-Time Systems

Introduction to PSI5 Sensor Interfaces The Peripheral Sensor Interface (PSI5) communications interface is a 2-wire serial communications interface found in the automotive industry. PSI5 sensor interfaces are used in millions of vehicles to interface sensors like accelerometers to Electronic Control Units (ECU) in applications for airbag systems. Promoted by major auto suppliers such as Bosch … Continued

Real-Time Control System Acts as Closed-Loop Motor Controller

ADwin Systems Enable Nanosecond-Speed Control Automotive data acquisition applications often use closed-loop control systems for ECU testing, engine prototype development, fuel injection, and more. These data monitoring applications can greatly benefit from modern control systems. Designed expressly for real-time control of automotive applications, ADwin systems control processes fully independently. With nanosecond control and sampling, ADwin … Continued

Condition Monitoring of Electric Motors

Accsense VersaLog for Multi-Channel Recording & Alarm CAS DataLoggers recently provided the stand-alone condition monitoring solution for a factory producing machine parts. Worn down by years of use, an electric motor critical to the business would occasionally fail due to extended operation at high temperatures. This would often cause process delays or shutdowns, hurting profitability. … Continued

Solutions for Emissions Testing, Performance Verification and More

CANgate Converts CAN and GPS Data to Serial ASCII Data CANbus monitoring applications often require multi-value recording of engine and emissions data. At CAS DataLoggers we recommend the dataTaker CANgate CAN-to-ASCII gateway, which filters and converts CAN (Controller Area Network) and GPS (Global Positioning System) data to serial ASCII data. Datataker is ideal to provide … Continued

Cambridge Racing Team Keeps Competitive with High-Tech Tool

Influx Rebel XT Vehicle Data Logger Records Test Data Cambridge University Eco-Racing (CUER) is a student-run society of 60 undergraduates affiliated with the University of Cambridge’s Engineering Department who design, build and race solar-powered vehicles. Their main competition is a biennial endurance challenge consisting of a 3,000 km (1,864 miles) journey across the Australian outback, … Continued

Performance Validation of Test Cars

Grant Squirrel SQ2040 Portable Universal Input Data Logger CAS DataLoggers recently provided a major automobile manufacturer with the data logging solution for its rigorous performance validation testing. As part of the testing of any new vehicle, sample units were typically subject to a variety of endurance and durability tests to identify any potential weak points … Continued