PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: LORD MicroStrain

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

MicroStrain Wins Air Force Contract for Wireless Landing Gear Load Sensors - The US Air Force has awarded MicroStrain, Inc. a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract for $149,000 to demonstrate an integrated wireless load measurement system for improved structural health monitoring of aircraft landing gear
MicroStrain Wins Air Force Contract for Wireless Landing Gear Load Sensors

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Shelburne, VT, United States, 2012/05/31 - The US Air Force has awarded MicroStrain, Inc. a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract for $149,000 to demonstrate an integrated wireless load measurement system for improved structural health monitoring of aircraft landing gear.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

The system will enable aircraft operators to more accurately measure static and dynamic loads for more effective tracking of the fatigue life of these critical structures.

MicroStrain’s wireless load sensors feature deeply embedded, highly accurate strain gauge technology, precision time keeping, 16-bit digital data acquisition, advanced signal processing, non-volatile data storage, and digital radio frequency (RF) communications. After factory calibration, the wireless sensors can be directly installed in the gear without modifications to the existing landing gear structure. High-speed, time-synchronized loads data from the wireless load sensor network will be collected by a wireless sensor data aggregator (WDSA®), where embedded health algorithms shall monitor performance, calculate remaining useful life, and alert users if a potentially damaging event is detected.

“Our breakthrough wireless sensor technology will provide the Air Force with fully autonomous landing gear monitoring,” says Steven Arms, President of MicroStrain. “Not only will our sensors eliminate costly wiring, they will also use very little energy. Combined with our new miniature energy harvesters, these sensors don’t require battery maintenance. We’re very excited to work with the Air Force to qualify and demonstrate our advanced sensors in this important application.”

This work is expected to improve maintenance scheduling, reduce life-cycle costs, and increase safety across the fleet of Air Force, Navy, Army, Marines, Coast Guard, civil, and commercial aircraft.

Note that the US Air Force does not endorse or recommend any particular product or process by supporting this project’s research and development efforts.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: LORD MicroStrain

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


MicroStrain Wins Air Force Contract for Wireless Landing Gear Load Sensors

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

MicroStrain, Inc. |
Publisher Contact: Press Office - MicroStrain.com 
+1 802-862-6629 sales[.]microstrain.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any LORD MicroStrain securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From LORD MicroStrain / Company Profile


Read Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Most Recent Related Newswires:

Environmental Protection Equipment Market to Discern Steadfast Expansion by 2020 Says Persistence Market Research
Curtiss-Wright Congratulates Rocket Lab on the First Launch of the Electron Launch Vehicle
Infineon Receives 'Supplier of the Year Award' from DENSO
Curtiss-Wright Expands its Family of Airborne Data Acquisition and Networked Instrumentation Recorders for Flight Test Applications
Imec World-First to Develop 200V and 650V Dispersion Free Normally-off/e-mode Power Devices on 200mm/8-inch Si Wafers
Bruker Introduces Novel Mass Spectrometry Solutions for MALDI Imaging, Metabolomics, Proteoform Profiling and Toxicology at ASMS 2017
Yokogawa Receives Frost & Sullivan 2017 Global Customer Value Leadership Award in the Industrial Automation Solutions and Services Industry
Infineon Demonstrates First Post-quantum Cryptography on A Contactless Security Chip
Curtiss-Wright Qualifies its Conduction Cooled Supercomputer-Class DSP Modules for ISR Applications to Extreme Ruggedization Level
NI Unveils the Next Generation of LabVIEW
Bruker Launches the S8 TIGER™ Series 2 WDXRF System for Elemental Analysis in Industrial and Academic Research and Materials Quality Control
GE Expands Board-Level Power Conversion Capabilities with Next-Generation DLynx* II Digital, Non-Isolated DC-DC Voltage Converters
LED Lighting Industry - Middle East to Become One of the Fastest Growing Markets Finds Frost & Sullivan
Hitachi High Tech Science Park to Open in California
Frost & Sullivan Acclaims Kamstrup for its Highly Customer-centric Smart Water Meter Solutions

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  MagLar, Inc.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)