Importance of Measuring and Monitoring Technology for Railway, Off-Highway and Other Specialty Vehicles
As indicated above, vehicles are regularly exposed to harsh operating and environmental conditions, including, but not limited to, high/low temperatures, humidity, dirt, dust, and debris, electromagnetic and radio-frequency interference (EMI/RFI), and more. Despite these conditions, they still offer excellent performance when given the proper instrumentation designed and manufactured specifically to withstand the conditions of their intended application.
At Ashcroft, we specialize in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of high-quality measurement and control instrumentation. We offer an extensive range of pressure and temperature sensors designed and manufactured for the utmost durability and reliability in critical applications. Our solutions find application in everything from mobile hydraulic systems to performance racing engines. Some examples of critical applications where there are safety, protection, and productivity implications include:
Brake pressure verification on PTC (positive train control) systems
Pressure measurement on load moment and load weighing systems, verification of safe operating conditions
Fuel, brake, oil and coolant pressure monitoring to optimize race car performance