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100 Degree Arc Sensor

A custom position sensor designed as a fit, form and function replacement for an existing 100 degree angle and tilt sensor used on an America’s Cup racing yacht.

The product was to be retrofit into the existing sensor space without modification to the fixtures and fittings of the yacht.

In order to meet the short delivery timeframe requirements, the initial prototype was 3D printed in SLS material.

  • 100° Angular Measurement Range
  • America’s Cup racing yacht application
  • Designed as a drop-in replacement for an existing competitor product
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America’s Cup Tow Angle Position Sensor

A custom position sensor designed to monitor the drift angle of a tow-boat attached to an America’s Cup racing yacht.

The sensor measures 180 degrees of angular movement using just three internal measurement heads. The installation environment was particularly harsh, with the sensor required to withstand extremes of wind, rain, the salt water marine environment, and physical impact from the yacht’s sails.

The sensor was 3D printed in SLS and potted with a marine-grade potting. Timescale from initial brief to delivery of the initial two prototypes was just two weeks.

  • 180 degree measurement range
  • Harsh marine environment
  • Rapid delivery in just two weeks
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America’s Cup Yacht Mast Rotation Position Sensor

A custom position sensor designed to monitor the rotation of the mast (mast angle) of an America’s Cup racing yacht.

This was a particularly complex development as the sensor was required to monitor an arc movement while subject to pitch and roll on a ball joint.

  • 90 degree arc measurement range
  • Installation subject to a varying measurement gap
  • Harsh marine environement
  • 3D printed prototype assembly delivered in 2 weeks
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Bootstrap Accumulator Position Sensor

Custom position sensor developed to monitor the linear displacement of a suspension ‘bootstrap’ accumulator on a Formula 1 race car.

Mounted to the exterior of the accumulator, the sensor monitors 90mm linear travel of the piston through the aluminium accumulator wall and across a total 35mm measurement gap.

The application was subject to extremes of temperature and vibration, so the product body was manufactured in Peak material.

As with most Formula 1 projects that we undertake, the delivery timescale requirements were very tight. Time from initial brief to product delivery was just 3 weeks.

  • 90mm linear measurement range
  • F1 suspension system ‘bootstrap’ accumulator
  • Delivery in 3 weeks
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Brake Master Cylinder Position Sensor

A custom position sensor developed to monitor the linear displacement of the brake master cylinder on a Formula 1 race car.

Mounted to the exterior of the master cylinder, the sensor monitors linear travel of the piston through the aluminium master cylinder wall and across a total 35mm measurement gap.

The application was subject to extremes of temperature and vibration, so the product body was manufactured in Peak material.

As with most Formula 1 projects that we undertake, the delivery timescale requirements were very tight. Time from initial brief to product delivery was just 3 weeks.

  • linear position measurement through a solid aluminium wall
  • F1 brake master cylinder application
  • Delivery in 3 weeks
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Dual Output Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor

Custom rotary position sensor designed for a throttle pedal installation on a race car. The sensor uses the core electronics of the Dual Output Quantum 360 position sensor, with a customised body suited to the existing mounting footprint of the pedal assembly.

  • 40° Angular Measurement Range
  • Throttle Pedal Application
  • Dual Redundant Output
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F1 Suspension Rocker Position Sensor

Custom rotary position sensor designed to monitor the rotary movement of the rear suspension rocker on a Formula 1 car.

The sensor monitors up to 45 degrees of rotary movement, with no contact between the sensor and the moving magnet integrated into the rocker.

The product was designed for installation using the existing rocker features to ensure no modification of the rocker itself was necessary. The rockers are in close proximity to the engine and exhausts, so the sensor was designed to withstand up to 125°C temperatures.

  • 0-45° rotary movement
  • Designed for integration without modification to the suspension rocker
  • Timescale to delivery: just 3 weeks
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Race Car Front Suspension Rocker Sensor

A custom position sensor designed to monitor the arc movement of the front suspension rocker on an IndyCar race car.

The sensor was designed to fit the existing rocker assembly without modification, with mounting positions aligned with existing holes and features of the rocker.

  • 0-45 degree measurement range
  • Designed to fit existing components without modification
  • 3 week delivery timescale
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Race Car Rear Suspension Rocker Position Sensor

A custom sensor designed to monitor 45 degree arc movement of the suspension rocker on an endurance race car.

The product was designed to replace rotary potentiometers which were failing regularly (often at least once during a long-endurance race). The Reventec product has now been in use for over a year without a single failure.

  • 0-45 degree arc measurement
  • Designed as a drop-in replacement for a troublesome potentiometer
  • Timescale to initial delivery from brief: 3 weeks