Featured Products Archives - Hylec

Torque measurement alternatives for rotating shafts

To determine the torque and power output and efficiency of engines, generators, electric motors and gearboxes and the stresses in drive shafts and other machine components, designers often have a need to measure the torque in a rotating shaft. This is generally accomplished by using strain gauges attached to the rotating shafts or torque transducers .. read more

Hylec Controls offers the solution to improve test rig performance

Hylec is a company that was founded on the business of supplying and repairing electro hydraulic servo valves and the design and manufacture of servo actuators and servo hydraulic test systems. Typically, customers to Hylec include; metal component manufacturers, universities, research and development, Defence & Aerospace, the automotive industry as well as hospitals for testing .. read more

On October 14th, 2019, posted in: Featured Products, Latest News, Product News by Tags: ,

Automatic Vickers Knoop Hardness Tester

Making soft readings a thing of the past This latest, fully-automatic closed-loop hardness tester can satisfy the two major uses of hardness testers, namely process control or research & development. The hardness tester comes with software that focuses on fast and simple operation for less-experienced operators, while still offering a high-feature set and flexibility required .. read more

Superior Electrodynamic Shakers for Transportation Testing

To minimise the damage caused to products in the supply chain from factory to consumers, manufacturers and packaging companies have a vital interest in understanding the effects of shock and vibration on their products. This encompasses food and beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and electronics industries. In the early days, such testing involved simply sending goods through .. read more

On May 28th, 2019, posted in: Featured Products, Latest News, Product News by Tags:

Consider these Design Essentials for Servo Hydraulic Actuators

Actuators with no seals and hydrostatic self-centering rod bearings have almost no friction, infinite life, high side load capability and no limitation on cyclic amplitude of movement and are well suited for precise control and low amplitude high frequency operation. However they suffer from two draw backs. Firstly they are expensive and secondly they have .. read more

An alternative method of Heat-Shrinking Heavy Bearings

Ruggedized Industrial Freezer The Mining Industry and the Mobile Equipment Repair Industry often has a need to fit new bearings into existing pieces of plant and equipment. The conventional way of doing this is to heat the outer housing with a flame to allow the bearing to fit. An alternative method has been to use .. read more

Digital Vibration Controllers

Modern digital controllers are used to control either electro-dynamic or electro-hydraulic shakers for the vibration testing of products ranging from; electronic components, cars and automotive components, medical and defence equipment and packaged equipment (from cosmetics to pallets of beer). To test under real life conditions, modern vibration controllers can reproduce the vibration wave forms found .. read more

Fully automatic hydrostatic burst test machine for plastic pipes and fittings

Hydrostatic Burst Testing Machines Hydrostatic and burst testing machines are specifically used for time-to-failure-test of plastic pipe under constant internal pressure and for the resistance of plastic pipes, tubes and fittings to short-time hydraulic pressure. Such machines find use by manufacturers or importers of plastic pipes and fittings. Hylec Controls  offers cost-effective hydrostatic and burst testing .. read more

ETS Electrodynamic Shakers

ETS Solutions is a major Chinese manufacturer of electrodynamic shakers with Chinese, US and European shareholders who are all from the field of environmental testing.   ETS’s main markets are China, Europe and the US. ETS manufactures a full range of shakers from 1kgF to 35,000kgF and a range of high efficiency amplifiers from 1kW to .. read more

Auto Pull-Off Testing satisfying the European and U.S. test standards

LBG’s automatic tensile test machine which can measure the pull-off force of a specified plate glued to building materials such as concrete, tiles and laminates.  This enables the tensile strength of concrete or adhesives to be measured. The strength readings can vary with the rate of loading.  This machine uses feed-back control to apply the .. read more

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