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Reducing Race Car Weight with High Accuracy GSlevel Sensing Technology
COSTA MESA, CA – Burns Stainless is pleased to introduce a new innovative sensor technology to the North American market. Gill Sensors and Controls has been a long-standing supplier to European motorsports teams including Formula One, Rally Car and the World Endurance Championship.
The 10-bit accuracy of the GSlevel Sensor provides extremely high resolution in real time monitoring of fuel and oil levels, allowing for precise management of fluid levels in the race car. “With precise and reliable level sensing in an oil tank, the team can reduce the quantity of oil in the vehicle allowing for beneficial weight savings without risking oil starvation.” Vince Roman, Technical Director of Burns Stainless continues, “Reducing the amount of oil by 1-2 quarts in the sump will achieve a 1.75 to 3.5-pound reduction in car weight, allowing for weight relocation.”
- Compatible use with racing fuels, oils and coolants
- Operating temperature range: -40ºC to +125ºC
- Multiple and custom mounting arrangements
- Custom lengths available: 100 – 750mm
- Fully programmable in the field for setting (new) low and high levels
- Temperature sensor output option
- Lightweight aluminum design
Gill Sensors & Controls Limited is a leading UK based manufacturer of innovative sensors used in Construction, Agriculture, Motorsport, Defense, Marine and Material Handling industries. Certified to ISO 9001:2008, Gill provides both standard and custom electronic products to some of the most recognized brands in the world.
Burns Stainless is a provider of high quality exhaust components for the professional racer and fabricator and our customers include race teams in NASCAR, NHRA, ALMS, FIA and other top-tier race series. The company also provides engineering services for specific racing applications including exhaust collector and header design.