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Supporting the oil industry since 1985.

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Load Cell Central is the Source for Industrial Weighing Systems and Load Cells

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Load Cells

At Load Cell Central, we offer a large selection of load cell models, types and capacities of both custom-built and off-the-shelf solutions.

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Having a wireless system can be highly advantageous, greatly increasing versatility and efficiency.

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No matter how simple or complex your application is, Load Cell Central can help you choose the right indicator.

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Signal Conditioners

When a digital display is not required, a Load Cell Central signal conditioner is just the thing for your system.

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Mounting Assemblies

Load Cell Central offers standard and custom load cell mounts and hardware for a broad range of applications.

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Load Cell Central’s industrial scales are precision-engineered and built to last.


Industrial load cell scale

Wireless load cell transmitter. 3 Vdc (2xAA) power supply.


Industrial load cell scale

Wireless load cell transmitter for use in Zones 1 & 2 hazardous areas,


Industrial load cell scale

Wireless handheld load cell display for use in Zone 1 & 2 hazardous areas.


Industrial load cell scale

Wireless load cell base station.


Industrial load cell scale

Wireless, handheld load cell indicator.


Industrial load cell scale

Wireless telemetry active repeater for load cells.


Industrial load cell scale

Wireless, handheld, load cell indicator with roaming capability.


Industrial load cell scale

Long range wireless load cell base station with serial output.


Industrial load cell scale

Wireless, handheld load cell indicator for up to 12 load cells.


Industrial load cell scale

Serial output wireless load cell receiver.

Who We Are

Load Cell Central is an industry leader in designing, building, and supporting custom and off-the-shelf equipment for electronic industrial weighing systems (load cell systems) and force measurement applications. We offer load cells , electronics, scales, mounting assemblies, hardware, and all the accessories you need. We also provide expert guidance, and creative, quality solutions before, during and after the sale.

What We Do

Process control by weight, setpoint-mediated batching systems, ingredient cost control, subsea load cells, and center of gravity measurement are just a few of the challenges met daily by our seasoned, supportive sales technicians. Our load cell production team, engineers and weighing system technicians serve the industrial, medical and aerospace communities, and many other industries. We offer solid, carefully thought-out solutions that will streamline your operation, increase production, and strengthen your bottom line.

Specializing for thirty years in custom load cells, force measurement, and industrial weighing systems and components, Load Cell Central will build virtually any custom application you require to keep you on the cutting edge of technology and profitability.

Customize Your Load Cell System

Technician building load cell mounting assemblies for a systemBased on requirements you describe via telephone, along with emailed drawings and specifications as needed, your application can quickly be turned into a weighing or force measurement system from components and subsystems directly from our inventory, or custom-built to order. Our staff is continually mindful of the number one priority: Your convenience and satisfaction. We strive for the kind of precision, quality, and durability that spells long-term, worry-free operation — all with prompt delivery and meticulous attention to detail.

Whether you require 2-kilogram moment-compensated load cells, industrial drum scales, crane scales, platform scales, million-pound pancake-style load cells, or electronics and software for custom force or weight-driven feedback control or data collection--- we’ve got you covered.

For your convenience, 24/7 technical support and emergency parts are available.

Stock and Custom Load Cells

We offer a wide range of stock and custom load cells, platform scales, and floor scales for your weighing and force measurement requirements. We also provide bolt-in-place weighing assemblies for tank weighing, batch weighing, and bulk weighing applications. We also offer drum scales, crane scales, barrel scales, load pins, submersible and underwater load cells, and hermetically sealed applications for hostile and corrosive environments. Our inventory of specialty load cells, including RS232, S-Type, and USB adaptability is unmatched by our competitors.

Electronics for Load Cells

Testing load cell electronics and programmingAre you looking for digital indicators, amplifiers, and the associated electronics and programming? We invite you to browse our web site, and give us a call, use our convenient chat facility (displays during business hours) or the inquiry form to learn more about our wide variety of display options, printers, junction boxes, mounting assemblies, conditioners, simulators, and hardware.

Relax — Look no further — Load Cell Central is ready to assist you. We continually strive to be the ideal vendor for your electronic scale and weighing system applications, purchases, and after-sale support.

Manufacture, Source, and Repair Load Cells

We manufacture, source, and repair load cells and components for a wide variety of existing industrial weighing equipment. Custom machining is available to eliminate any difficulties interfacing with existing equipment. Plus, we stock a large selection of wireless systems, including wireless load cells and wireless scales.Load cell being repaired

In addition to engineering assistance and custom load cell design, including software, we provide center of gravity / center of balance systems and structural truss load testing modules (Trusstest).

We offer complete weighing systems, calibration services, replacement load cells and scale parts for all brands. We have a large inventory and cross-reference database not only for all of our products, but also for your many spare parts requirements, including electronic scales and for a wide variety of industrial weighing systems. For hard-to-find or discontinued parts, we will search our wide network of affiliate inventories, check our special reserve stock of remanufactured parts or build you completely new and custom load cells.

Contact us today for a free quote on new ready-to-ship options or custom designed solutions.

Current Information

Blog Post

Function of a Signal Conditioner

The function of a signal conditioner is to pick up the signal from the load cell and convert it into a higher level of electrical signal. Signal conversion is often used by industrial applications, especially those that use a wide range of sensors to perform measurements.  Read More
White Paper

How Signal Conditioners Work

What is a signal conditioner? What does it do? Why do I need a signal conditioner for my load cell? All of these questions answered, and more.   Read More
Blog Post

Clevis Load Cells & Pin Load Cells

Load pins are rod-shaped load cells that can replace normal shafts or pins in machineries such as shackles, sheaves, bearing blocks, pivots, pulleys, and much more.   Read More
Blog Post

Load Cell Calibration

Before any load cell can be used it must undergo an initial calibration.  The purpose is to convert the output voltage to a user-defined value.  Read More
Blog Post

Finding a Replacement for Hydraulic Load Cells

At Load Cell Central we specialize in strain gauge load cells and load cell systems. With changing technology involving wireless systems, explosion-proof enclosures, and portable power supplies, we are able to replace hydraulic load cell systems with highly accurate strain gauge systems.  Read More
Press Release

Test your own load cells in-house and get FREE diagnostics

Mindful of the time and cost incurred when load cell troubleshooting is required, Load Cell Central is providing customers with the knowledge and ability to test their own load cells via an online guide.  Read More
White Paper

Testing a Load Cell with a Multimeter

Figuring out whether or not a Load Cell is working properly doesn't have to be a daunting task. Given the right equipment and a little technical know-how, this paper can guide you through successfully testing your load cell.   Read More
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Din Rail Mounting

Convenient, efficient, and cost-effective, DIN rail mounting systems are used in the setup of many weighing systems.  Read More

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