load cell


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load cell

[′lōd ‚sel]
(electricity)
A device which measures large pressures by applying the pressure to a piezoelectric crystal and measuring the voltage across the crystal; the cell plus a recording mechanism constitutes a strain gage.
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If, for example, height compensation is required during commissioning, the load of each individual load cell can be viewed immediately using the Siwarex WP weighing electronics.
Set up is fast and easy, because there are no junction boxes used in the scale and the digital load cells plug and play with each other and provide digital diagnostics for each individual load cell at the indicator.
Set up is expedited as there are no junction boxes used in the scale and the digital load cells plug and play with each other and provide digital diagnostics for each individual load cell at the indicator.
Now available from HBM--a market leader in the field of test and measurement--is the new digital C16i load cell, which has been designed to simplify off-centre compression.
Flintec's RC3 compression load cell has been redeveloped, providing customers with a modern alternative.
"Load cell control makes it possible to precisely match the drying rate to the processing rate of the moulding machine or extruder, which is particularly important for proper drying of technical polymers like nylon," he explained.
The software updates also provide the ability to select and clear all incomplete transactions; enhance the e-mail error notification system that alerts users if a faulty load cell is detected; enable printing of load cell diagnostics reports; modification of existing tare weights; allow more flexible use of the traffic light in summing mode and a faster response from traffic lights when networked.
Design, durability analysis, instrumentation, calibration and vehicle installation of custom designed six degree of freedom multi-axial load cell have been performed.
A wide-load cell precision range of 1/500 to 1/1 allows virtually all testing to be done without switching the load cell or jig; and single-load cell guarantees test force accuracy to +/-0.5% of the indicated value.
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom, March 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- With an innovative in-house design team and an advanced UK manufacturing facility, it was no surprise that Isle of Wight based load cell manufacturer, LCM Systems, won a contract to supply a 2000te TCA tension and compression load cell to China - the largest in the company's history.
Maxcess, a manufacturer of products and services for the web handling industry, recently released the Magpowr Digital Load Cell Amplifier (DLCA), a low-cost, yet powerful and versatile DIN rail mounted digital amplifier used to multiply a millivolt tension signal to a usable 0 to 10VDC and four to 20 MADC analog output.