Rugged Controls was contacted by ITT to provide an upgrade to the existing Metrox winch monitoring system for truck mounted winches used to deploy Aerostats. A custom load pin, provided by Rugged Controls, was installed in a sheave assembly that had a fixed wrap angle providing sub 1% accuracy. A rotational sensor was provided, a Hall Effect sensor, which is a direct replacement for the Metrox unit SP103.
Custom analog outputs were provided to interface to legacy truck monitoring systems.
The system was calibrated by a Rugged Controls technician on site.