Force Sensors

November 21, 2022

A force sensor is a type of transducer more commonly referred to as a load cell. Force sensors/load cells convert physical stimuli such as torque, pressure, and compression into a measurable electrical output.

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Strain Gauge Applications

August 22, 2022

While one of the most common uses for strain gauges is in load cells, strain gauges can also be used...

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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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