Force & Load & Strain Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Drop-In Load Cells deliver 360° overload protection.

May 15, 2015

Size 1 ES Series Dead Shaft Idler Load Cell (ES-I) targets applications utilizing dead or idler shafts that require quality, performance, and extended service life. Able to be installed into machines to replace existing load cells or within dimensional requirements of new OEM machines, stainless steel product has drop in design. Multiple mounting options are available, and features include M12 connector and mechanical variance compensation. Read More

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Cantilever Load Cell suits narrow web applications.

April 24, 2015

Constructed with 100% stainless steel body, XN Cantilever Load Cell features dual parallel beam, mechanical variance compensation, and 360° overload protection. Unit can be fully customized to user's specifications, including roller diameter, roller length size, finish, and load rating. Accepting existing rollers and eliminating web drift, full bridge load cell is suited for tension measuring as well as narrow web applications, such as tag, label, and tape. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tension/Compression Force Tester is motorized and configurable.

April 13, 2015

Engineered on modular function platform, ESM303 single-column force tester is suitable for tension and compression measurement applications up to 300 lbF in laboratory and production environments. Single- and double-column extensions address larger sample application requirements, and FollowMe™ function facilitates test setup via hand-activated, force-based positioning. Test methods may be configured through control panel, and up to 50 test profiles can be saved by user. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gauge DAQ System suits harsh test cell environments.

April 7, 2015

Addressing wide range of strain gage measurement capabilities, Model RX0124 integrates and precisely synchronizes multiple devices through IEEE-1588 Precision Time Protocol standard. All measurement data is returned with IEEE-1588 timestamps with typical accuracies of <100 ns. Configurable via LAN interface, system features 24 simultaneous sampling 24-bit ADCs with sample rates up to 128 kSa/s per channel. IP66-rated instrument operates from -20 to +60°C with thermal conduction cooling. Read More

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Digital Load Cell targets packaging machines.

April 6, 2015

Suitable for sorting weighers and checkweighers used in food industry, FIT7A Digital Load Cell enables machines to make up to 180 weighings/min. Strain gauge-based unit features accuracy class C4 per OIML R60. Using intuitive interface of PanelX HBM software for configuration, load cell enables signal analysis and adjustment of digital filters to suppress interference. IP66-rated unit includes dosing mode, 4 limit value switches, and trigger mode. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gauge Meters power up to 12 load cells.

March 2, 2015

Designed for weight, millivolt, and force measurement applications, Model PD6100 and explosion proof Model PD8-6100 feature 1-button zeroing of display, auto-zero adjustment to prevent drift, and panel-mounted or rugged, field-mounted enclosure. Tare/Reset Tare function enables meters to compensate for anomalies, such as sludge buildup at bottom of empty tank. Accepting mV input signals up to 300 mV (unipolar) and ±250 mV (bipolar), both meters are rated for max current of 350 mA at 10 V. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vehicle-Scale Conversion Kits optimize scale performance.

February 23, 2015

Available for non-METTLER TOLEDO scales, POWERCELL® PDX® load cells eliminate need to replace entire scale. Conversion kits with NTEP approval are available for Avery Weigh-Tronix Model FCTS, Fairbanks Type S Lever, and Rice Lake Survivor® OTR models. Operating without junction boxes, POWERCELL® PDX® load cells maintain accuracy despite changing environmental conditions. Built-in predictive diagnostics verify performance of each load cell and simplify maintenance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Video Extensometer performs non-contact strain measurement.

December 22, 2014

Able to adapt to normal fluctuations of environmental conditions in lab and compatible with testing machines that uses ±10 V analog input, AVE 2 measures both modulus and strain to failure for diverse materials. Fully integrated device, which utilizes real-time 490 Hz data rate while achieving 1 micron accuracy, reduces errors from thermal and lighting variations common in most labs and can be used for strain measurement with Digital Image Correlation (DIC).
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Pressure Measurement System tests bra comfort and fit.

November 14, 2014

Unlike other tactile sensing technologies, Bra Pressure Measurement System can resolve to pressures as low as 0.01 psi or 0.5 mm Hg while conforming to complex body shapes. Seven array sensors, featuring 1,764 pressure-sensing elements, are constructed with conductive cloth materials and are mounted on customer-supplied mannequin. System also includes Chameleon Visualization Software with multiple display options, integrated video, and API, enabling customer to collect, save, and export data. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Force/Torque Transmitter handles up to 6 transducers.

October 15, 2014

Communicating using IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n at 2.4 or 5.0 GHz, Wireless F/T simultaneously streams data from up to six 6-axis transducers. Unit can stream to user's host device for data collection, real-time motion control, or user-defined signal processing. Available configurations support up to 3 or 6 transducers and feature 98 ft range in office environment and up to 328 ft in unobstructed environment. Battery life is ~1 hr at max capacity, which can be extended. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flange Reaction Torque Sensor provides 2 mV/V output.

September 18, 2014

Measuring 2 in. dia x 1.75 in. long, Model T120 is available in 5 ranges of 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1,000 lb-in. Sensing transduction technology utilizes full bridge sensing element with integral temperature compensation, enabling sensitivity shifts of 0.002% of load/F. Non-linearity, hysteresis, and overall accuracy specifications are 0.10% of rated output, with repeatability rated at 0.05% of output. Unit provides non-rotating torque measurements of motors, pumps, compressors, and tire braking. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Force Sensing Package suits precision assembly applications.

September 10, 2014

With 6-axis force sensor that can detect 3 translational forces and 3 axial moments, MotoFit™ alters robot's position based on force encountered to align/assemble parts. Touching, fitting, and inserting are combined to provide automatic precision fits of mating surfaces of 10–100 µm. High-speed fits up to 20 mm deep with h7/H7 tolerance can be done in 5 sec. Additional components include communication board, power supply box, robot mounting flange adapter, and Engineering Support Tool software. Read More

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Materials Testing Machine measures tensile strength and more.

August 27, 2014

Available in 1 and 2 kN capacities, VantageNX has ergonomic frame and offers 3 travel distances from 24–48 in. Machine supports operation via either MAP-4 Software, which requires Windows®-based PC, or stand-alone, Bluetooth®-connected, touchscreen tablet. Ability to be configured for different standards using different grips and fixtures maintains flexibility of universal frame. Among others, capabilities cover tensile, compression, flexural strength, and peel strength measurement. Read More

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Rotary Transformer Torque Sensors suit in-line testing.

August 27, 2014

Available in 3 mounting configurations and 3 rated capacities of 5, 10, and 20 K rpm, Model T261 Series is designed to meet in-line testing requirements of small motors, pumps, compressors, turbines, fans, and other fractional horsepower rated devices. Nonlinearity and hysteresis specifications are ±0.05% of rated output, and non-repeatability is ±0.02% of rated output. Constructed of SAE 4340 alloy steel with satin nickel finish, sensors feature onboard shunt circuit for remote calibration. Read More

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Load Cell is designed for applications utilizing pulleys.

August 26, 2014

Suited for wire, cable, filament, rope, and other single-strand applications, XR Pulley Load Cell can be fully customized to specifications — pulley size, profile, material, and load rating — as well as designed to utilize application's existing pulleys for use as drop-in component for tension sensing. Features, in addition to 100% stainless steel body, include dual parallel beam, mechanical variance compensation, and 360° overload protection that promote performance and service life. Read More

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Miniature Force Transducers deliver 0.2% accuracy.

July 30, 2014

Supporting diverse applications, U9C and C9C come in 480+ configurations and are available in 10 measurement ranges from 50 N to 50 kN. These 26 mm dia transducers, made from stainless steel, are hermetically sealed to protect against dust and water to meet IP67 standard. While U9C measures static and dynamic tensile and compressive force, C9C measures static and dynamic compressive force. Both can be equipped with TEDS chip and individually configured to meet application requirements. Read More

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Bottle Cap Torque Tester supports dual testing modes.

July 28, 2014

Supporting open force and lock force testing modes, i-PROCESS 1600 can be used in torque determination of caps of bottles, flexible packages, and vacuum flasks. System features dustproof and waterproof design, overload protection, and malfunction alerts, guaranteeing safety of operators in testing process. Suitable for on-site testing, i-PROCESS 1600 is equipped with embedded computer control system, which can complete test with assistance of U-Lab Testing Data Integrated Platform. Read More

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Load Cells feature hermetic sealing.

June 12, 2014

Made of nickel-plated carbon steel with hermetic sealing for dusty and humid environments, Models SLB215 and SLB415 cover capacities from 110 kg to 4.4 tons. Model SLB415 has blind-hole design for optimized metrology performance, while Model SLB215 has threaded load introduction to facilitate integration. Fully approved to cover OIML, NTEP, ATEX, and FM standards, beam load cells are suited for weighing in logistics, instruments, and general machine building. Read More

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Rotary Torque Transducer withstands extreme vibration.

June 10, 2014

Supplied with Bluetooth remote base station, BT4000 Series Wireless Coupled Flange Drive Rotary Torque Sensor can measure torque up to 8,000 Nm at speeds to 7,000 rpm with analog voltage, digital, or frequency signal outputs. Encapsulated electronics provide strain gauge bridge excitation, bridge output amplification, and amplified signal conversion into 16-bit digital word. Any device equipped to receive 2.4 GHz Bluetooth data can receive signals from BT4000 Series for subsequent processing. Read More

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USB Output Load Cells have high-speed, low-profile design.

June 3, 2014

Constructed of stainless steel to survive harsh industrial environments, LC411-USBH Series connects directly to and is powered by computer's USB port. No additional power supply is needed, and series is capable of achieving speeds to 1,000 readings/sec. While included PC software facilitates logging of data and charting readings, .NET APIs and command set allow for command line access. Dual Bridge models are available, and 5-Point NIST Traceable calibration is provided. Read More