Torque Meter Systems

Torque Meter Systems

Torque Meter Systems

After purchasing the Indikon Company in 1999, Riverhawk has been manufacturing both standard and custom high performance Torque Meter Systems for turbomachinery across several different industries. In the early 2000’s, Riverhawk developed a specialized team to focus on improving the Torque Meter Systems products. Since then, we have been utilizing a robust and proven technology to supply the industry a variety of designs that can be adapted into most applications.


Riverhawk offers a variety of Torque Meter Systems for your specific application

    • Standard Torque Meter System – Model RDT2100
      • Monitors Speed, Power and Torque
  • Torque and Real Time Alignment System – Model TAS3100
    • Monitors Speed, Power and Torque
    • Monitors Shaft Misalignment in Real Time
  • Dynamic Torque Meter System – Model RDT2100-DTM
    • Monitors Speed, Power and Torque
    • Monitors Torsional Vibrations
  • Custom Torque Meter Designs
    • Ship Board Applications
    • Custom designed to meet application specific needs


Torque & Realtime Alignment

Torque & Realtime Alignment

Torque Meter Applications

  • Processing Compressors
  • Pipeline Compressors
  • Refrigeration Compressors
  • Feed Water Pumps
  • Test Stands
  • Ship Drives

Riverhawk Torque Meter Advantages

  • Works with most available couplings on the market with minor modifications, eliminating the need for coupling redesign
  • Less complicated coupling design
  • Temperature compensation of the unique “in-shaft” electronics reduces error in readings due to temperature variations and temperature gradients across the coupling; bonded strain gauge bridges provide reliable linear torque signals
  • The use of a dual-rotary transformer; one half supplying power and the other half transmitting torque signals from the shaft. This precludes any need for bearings or slip rings to be used with the system
  • Savings derived from increased machinery efficiency may generate a quick payback while providing insurance against failures in equipment being monitored
  • Reduced weight and moment of inertia compared to other systems; minimal weight suspended by coupling due to strain gauge technology. Moment of inertia can be provided in advance for specified coupling.
  • Less sensitive to coupling guard deflections
  • Superior with respect to the effects on balance and natural frequency compared to other torque meter technologies
  • No gear teeth to generate windage and heat in coupling guard
  • High Accuracy up to 115°C
  • Torque Meter Systems Reliability
    • Redundant systems – Two Independent Torque / Speed Channels
    • Specific calibration for each individual channel
    • Customer support worldwide for installation supervision
  • Torque Meter Systems Service
    • Thorough calibrations for our torque meter systems
    • Quick turn around on in-house recalibration


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