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Product Info Load Cells & Force Sensors

Thu Mar 12 04:41:03 EDT 2020 |

Load Cells & Force Sensors A load cell is a transducer which converts force into a measurable electrical output.

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Technical Learning How to use Load Cells for Weight Measurement

Wed Nov 20 11:22:40 EST 2019 |

How to use Load Cells for Weight Measurement To measure the weight, the subject is placed on a load application point of a load cell.

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Technical Learning Load Cell Specifications

Mon Nov 18 15:45:01 EST 2019 |

Load Cell Specifications In this article all the specifications in a load cell's datasheet are explained. Click here to learn and understand more about the technical aspects.

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Technical Learning How to Check the Load Cell with a Multimeter

Mon Nov 18 15:40:25 EST 2019 |

How to Check the Load Cell with a Multimeter Set the multimeter in millivolts and connect the output wires of the load cell to it. Supply a excitation voltage and place a test weight on the load cell.

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Technical Learning Why Load Cell Signal Conditioner is Critical to a Strain Gauge Setup

Mon Nov 18 15:29:52 EST 2019 |

Why Load Cell Signal Conditioner is Critical to a Strain Gauge Setup Signal conditioners take the output from the load cell, modify it and then send it to digital monitors or data loggers.

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Technical Learning How to Pick a Data Logger for Your Load Cell?

Mon Nov 18 15:22:33 EST 2019 |

How to Pick a Data Logger for Your Load Cell? A force to a load cell causes deformation on the strain gauge creating a electrical signal. A data logger takes that data and stores the data for later.

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Technical Learning Load Cell Meter: Choosing the Right Strain Meters

Mon Nov 18 15:16:57 EST 2019 |

Load Cell Meter: Choosing the Right Strain Meters The load cell meter connects directly to the strain gauge to convert the signal into a displayed value. They can also power up the load cell.

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Technical Learning Load Cell FAQ

Fri Nov 01 12:42:08 EDT 2019 |

Load Cell FAQ Have questions about load cells?

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Technical Learning Load Cell with Remote Display

Fri Nov 01 12:38:25 EDT 2019 |

Load Cell with Remote Display To accurately read and process the load cell values, displays form an essential part of the weighing system.

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Technical Learning Load Cell Controller

Fri Nov 01 12:36:00 EDT 2019 |

Load Cell Controller A load cell controller is a device used in conjunction with a load cell to convert the electrical signals from the load cell to readable real-world values.

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Technical Learning Load Cell Platform Scale – Example Illustration

Fri Nov 01 12:28:16 EDT 2019 |

Load Cell Platform Scale – Example Illustration For high-precision weighing applications, load cell platform scales must measure the load accurately. To illustrate this measurement precision, an example with a test weight is explained here.

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Technical Learning What is a Load Cell Amplifier?

Fri Nov 01 12:23:08 EDT 2019 |

What is a Load Cell Amplifier? A load cell amplifier is a device that can increase the strength of signals coming from a load cell.

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Technical Learning USB Load Cells: Do More with the Measurement Data

Fri Nov 01 12:08:47 EDT 2019 |

USB Load Cells: Do More with the Measurement Data Analog load cells can't record the data for further analysis. To make the load cell signals readable by a computer an USB output is useful. Read it here.

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Application

Wed Oct 09 13:47:37 EDT 2019 |

How to Dynamically Measure Load and Vibration in Final Product Testing for Bicycle Manufacturing As part of a quality assurance process, a bike manufacturer developed a testing system that could quantify load and vibration forces on the physical parameters.

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Application

Wed Oct 09 13:39:21 EDT 2019 |

How to Test Load Tolerance in Control Cable Product Testing Control cables play a critical role in assuring the safety and operational integrity of a wide variety of mechanical and electromechanical devices, including lawn mowers and bicycles.

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Application

Wed Oct 09 13:32:39 EDT 2019 |

Measuring the Force Applied to a Rocket Parachute Rockets deploy parachutes to aid in rapidly decreasing the rocket’s re-entry or landing speed. However, before use, it’s essential to test the system using s-beam load cells.

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Application

Wed Oct 09 13:27:56 EDT 2019 |

How to Measure the Bending Force of a Sheet Metal Bending Machine Measuring bending stress requires determining the average amount of force exerted on the material that results in a repeatable uniform surface.

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Application

Wed Oct 09 13:20:13 EDT 2019 |

How to Determine the Force Measurement of a Crossbow Crossbows work like a spring. The force and tension applied as you pull the string of the crossbow is what creates the movement and energy to propel the arrow from the bow at high speed.

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Technical Learning What is the Load Cell Calibration Procedure for Weighing Applications?

Wed Apr 17 01:43:09 EDT 2019 |

What is the Load Cell Calibration Procedure for Weighing Applications? Inspect the load cell cables, and coil and protect any excess. The load should be equally distributed among multiple load cells of multiple load cell installations.

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Technical Learning How to Wire a Load Cell?

Sun Mar 31 09:24:20 EDT 2019 |

How to Wire a Load Cell? One of the most common applications is acquiring data from a load cell or any full-bridge type sensor such as a strain gauge bridge with an A/D board.

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Case Study Unique Solutions to Challenging Automation Applications

Wed Oct 10 00:52:19 EDT 2018 |

Unique Solutions to Challenging Automation Applications In pursuit of weight savings, aerospace companies are moving towards more exotic materials. While stronger and lighter, these materials are also...

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Case Study Load Cell Customization  A Small, But Critical Component in the World’s Brightest X-Ray Laser

Wed Oct 03 01:45:47 EDT 2018 |

Load Cell Customization A Small, But Critical Component in the World’s Brightest X-Ray Laser By modifying its standard load cells, OMEGA helps keep novel laser project on track for completion in 2018.

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Technical Learning Types of Load Cells

Tue Sep 04 10:44:02 EDT 2018 |

Types of Load Cells Various load cell types are preferred, relative to the needs of the laboratory or operational environment.

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Technical Learning Using Load Cells to Weigh Trucks, Trains, and Aircraft

Tue Sep 04 03:04:11 EDT 2018 |

Using Load Cells to Weigh Trucks, Trains, and Aircraft In the airline industry, weight is money. Every additional pound requires more fuel to lift, so making sure there’s enough gas in the tanks means knowing what the aircraft weighs.

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Technical Learning Installing a Load Cell: Best Practices

Sat Sep 01 03:55:33 EDT 2018 |

Installing a Load Cell: Best Practices Each load cell installation is unique. Consult a structural engineer when your application requires very high accuracy, long-term stability, custom specifications, or when using in a varied R&D environment.

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