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Detonation Pickup Basics

By Chad Michaelis at Vertex Electronics Inc. The detonation pickup has been around since 1946, when it was introduced by Phillips Petroleum Company (Figure 1). Different forms of bouncing pin technology were utilized prior to the introduction of the detonation pickup. The detonation pickup has changed little since its introduction and was designed to mimic the signal response of the bouncing pin system to help ease the transition away from the bouncing pin (Waukesha, Form ...

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Laboratory Barometric References

A barometer is a scientific instrument used to measure air pressure. Pressure tendency can forecast short term changes in the ...

Humidifying Intake Air Tower

StanCo Scientific Humidifying Intake Air Tower with DewTrak II-MO™ Control We have extensive experience with closed-loop cooling systems in other ...

Octane Interface Panel

Monitoring engine temperatures and pressures while recording data for Research and Motor Octane Number methods can be a challenge. Manually ...

Digital Knockmeter

Digital replacement for analog knockmeters for use with Octane Rating Units Analog knockmeters have limitations. Their range is limited between ...