Group Four Distributes NCTE Non-Contact Torque Sensors

The patented technology measures long-term stable in most challenging environments.

Massachusetts, November 16, 2020: Group Four (www.groupfourtransducers.com) now sells contactless torque sensors from the German sensor technology specialist NCTE (www.ncte.com) in USA. The portfolio includes sensor series for test benches, end-of-line tests and agricultural testing. The measuring ranges are between 1 and 25,000 Nm. The accuracy ranges up to 0.1% at speeds up to 10,000 rpm. 

Using magnetic fields, the patented technology measures torque and speed contactless. The measuring technology therefore does not require maintenance and is long-term stable under the most difficult conditions, e.g. high vibrations, extreme temperatures or in water and oil. Group Four supplies all sensors including 5-meter cable and calibration certificate for Plug & Play integration.

After a short onboarding phase and training of the sales teams, the non-contact torque sensors are already fully integrated into the portfolio. Group Four also offers consulting on customized sensor solutions based on the non-contact technology.

About Group Four Transducers

Group Four Transducers, Inc. is a global provider of weight and force measurement products. The company specializes in dependable, application-engineered products by utilizing its lean business philosophy to consistently meet the needs of its customers worldwide. The company’s products are found in a wide variety of applications specializing in packaging solutions but also ranging from physical rehabilitation equipment, medical devices, automated self-checkout scales, aircraft weight and balance apparatus, and thousands of other applications. Group Four Transducers is headquartered in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts with manufacturing in Massachusetts and Dankatua, Sri Lanka.

About NCTE AG

NCTE is a specialist for non-contact sensor technology that uses the principle of elastic magnetostriction. The medium-sized company employs 40 people at its location in Oberhaching near Munich (Germany). NCTE develops, produces and sells sensor solutions that measure mechanical forces (torque, force, shear, rotational speed or bending) in a completely non-contact manner – as standard sensors and customer-specific solutions, both in individual production and in series. Customers include Mercedes, Red Bull Racing Team, Schaeffler and Trumpf.

 

 

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