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Function of a Signal Conditioner

June 4, 2021

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.

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Clevis Load Cells & Pin Load Cells

February 22, 2021

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.

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Load Cell Calibration

January 27, 2021

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.

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Finding a Replacement for Hydraulic Load Cells

December 2, 2020

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.

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Din Rail Mounting

March 24, 2020

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

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Types of Strain Gauges

March 13, 2020

Description of different types of strain gauges commonly used on strain gauge load cells.

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Tips on Choosing the Best Digital Indicator for Your Scale System

March 3, 2020

Choosing the best digital indicator for your scale system can be quite a challenge. With an ever-increasing variety of indicators and digital displays available, it can be difficult to know which one is the best one for your system.

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Load Cell Systems and Scale Systems

February 17, 2020

In industrial weighing, a standard scale is often not sufficient for the job at hand. In these cases, a customized weighing system is the ideal solution.

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Load Cell Accuracy

October 29, 2019

There are many factors that affect load cell accuracy. In addition to the margin of error inherent in every load cell (listed in the specifications), environmental, application, and installation variations play a key role in your load cell's performance.

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Basic Working Principle of a Strain Gauge Load Cell

September 20, 2019

A brief explanation of the basic working principle of a strain gauge load cell.

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