Load & Force & Torque Indicators

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hirschmann (PAT) Names Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. as New Premier Dealer

August 4, 2016

Hirschmann Automation and Control (PAT), Chambersburg, PA has named Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. as the new premier dealer for Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. offers Hirschmann’s entire line of Hirschmann, PAT, and Krueger branded crane operator aids. These systems include load moment indicators (LMI), wireless and hard-wired indicators, anti-two block systems... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Portable Tools, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automation Torque Control System increases productivity.

May 9, 2016

With digital adjustable torque setting, variable torque and speed control, and multiple I/O options for integration with PLC, SH-Series helps manufacturers optimize assembly area, reduce labor, and increase productivity. Windows®-based software allows customization for each fastening application, and multiple fastening strategies can be implemented for sensitive or difficult to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weighing/Force Instruments feature built-in web server.

February 4, 2016

Offering intuitive operation and advanced diagnostics, BLH Nobel G5 Instruments support process weighing and control, force measurement, factory automation, high dynamic force measurement, and high-speed batching/blending systems. Panel-mount version provides 24 Vdc or 115/230 Vac operation, while rail-mount model offers 24 Vdc operation only. Instruments support Modbus/TCP, Ethernet/IP, FTP,... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Improving Gun Safety with Force Measurement

January 12, 2016

In an effort to reduce the incidence of accidental gun discharge, The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has been modifying their standard, off-the-shelf firearms to require a greater amount of force to activate the trigger. Following any shooting incident, the weapon is immediately sent to NYPD's Firearms Laboratory for a battery of tests. Among those tests, the trigger pull force was... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Load Moment Indicators provide graphic display of crane info.

October 19, 2015

Equipped with 4.3 in. and 7 in. color display, respectively, qSCALE I2  and qSCALE I3 provide operators with graphic display of crane's current load and geometric information, including actual and allowable load, boom length, boom angle, and load radius. Console was designed with IP66/67 protection rating which is suitable for use in both non-cab and in-cab applications. Setup of... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Indicator features multi-sensor design.

August 4, 2015

Designed to optimize productivity in lifting applications, iSCOUT PRS90 features 4.3 in. color graphic display with user-friendly navigation, enabling operator to set limits and modify sensor configurations. System's flexible design allows for monitoring single or up to 8 sensors including combinations of load, anti-two block, boom angle, and wind speed. With IP 66/67 rating, console can be... 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... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Clamping Force Gauge Testit, Clamping Force Measurement over Machine Control

February 2, 2015

The clamping force measuring device increases productivity through precise clamping force measurements. The Siemens Sinumerik CNC controllers have been getting the maximum productivity out of each machine for over 50 years. Now they have another partner on their side: the Hainbuch Testit software. It is available on a data carrier for installation on Siemens CNC controllers [Sinumerik 840 D sl... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PCB's Load & Torque Division Receives CE Mark Approval for General Purpose and Fatigue Rated Load Cells

October 9, 2014

Approved in European Union for Fatigue Testing Farmington Hills, Mich., – PCB announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for the commercial sale of its general purpose and fatigue rated load cells used for general force measurement applications such as weighing, structural and durability testing, and material test machines. The CE marking indicates the compliance with EU... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Intercomp is Awarded USAF Contract for Eleven Calibration Presses

August 25, 2014

Minneapolis, MN - Upon completion of nearly two years of testing and validation, the United States Air Force has granted Intercomp first article approval to begin shipping automated force calibration systems to its Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratories (PMEL). In all, eleven systems will be delivered to PMELs around the world for verification and adjustment of portable truck scales,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Force Measuring Device targets machine tool clamping systems.

May 28, 2014

Designed to measure pull-in force of machine tool clamping systems, F-senso Device can detect changes in force before they affect machining quality. Product is engineered for use with clamping systems for smaller tool shanks, including HSK A 25, A 32, and A 40 as well as steep taper SK [CAT/BT 30. Fitted with adapters for HSK or steep taper shanks, F-senso is pulled into spindle taper of machine... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PosiTest® AT Verifier

March 7, 2014

The PosiTest® AT Verifier is ideal for checking the accuracy and operation of adhesion testers and is an important component in fulfilling both ISO and in-house quality control requirements. FEATURES •Â Â Â Â  High precision load cell and handheld smart sensor indicator •Â Â Â Â  Ready to use with all PosiTest Pull-Off Adhesion Testers •Â Â Â Â ... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

In-Line Tensioner suits die cutting and tube manufacturing.

February 14, 2014

Utilizing CD Series Brake, i4 Tension Indicator, and pair of ES-LR Live Roller Load Cells, custom In-Line Tensioner System enables operators to manually adjust output to brake to create exact desired tension level based on precise tension feedback provided from load cells displayed on indicator. This eliminates guesswork in adjusting tension by touching web. Automatic version utilizing S4... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PT-110 Non-Contact Laser Tachometers

November 8, 2013

The Model PT-110 Non-Contact Laser Tachometer is a simple to use, ergonomic, rugged test instrument that operates with optical laser technology. This velocity analyzing and measuring device is ideal for rotational machine inspection and process speed analysis. The PT-110 has a large backlit LCD screen that provides clear viewing in any environment. Users can obtain results in either Hertz or RPM,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cooper Instruments & Systems Introduces the Model 7i Advanced Force/Torque Indicator

August 21, 2013

Warrenton, VA Cooper Instruments Systems announced on Wednesday that they will add the new Model 7i Advanced Force/Torque Indicator to their line of Electronic Force Gauges. Cooper has been a long-time distributor of Mark-10 products, the manufacturer of the Model 7i. Cooper Instruments’ President, Rex Cooper, says “Mark-10 has introduced a great new gauge that will serve the needs of many of... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Force/Torque Indicator offers sophisticated functions.

August 16, 2013

Offering functions for tension, compression, and torque measurement requirements, Model 7i interfaces with Plug & Test™ remote sensors. All calibration and configuration data is saved within sensors' smart connectors, allowing interchangeability. Respectively, max capacities for force and torque sensors are 10,000 lbF and 5,000 lbFin. Sampling rate is 14,000 Hz, memory stores up to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Medical Handgrip Dynamometer features digital display.

July 17, 2013

Constructed with lightweight molded body, microFET utilizes precision electronic load cells to eliminate possibility of oil leakage that can occur with hydraulic units. Bluetooth technology allows for wireless use with clinical or data collection research software to optimize accuracy and accessibility. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

General Peeling Jig measures lid strength.

July 16, 2013

Designed to measure force required to peel lid off sealed container, Model TA-GPJ can be adjusted to remove lid at 0, 45, or 90°. General Peeling Jig is suited for variety of applications, including foods and beverages, dairy products, and pharmaceuticals. Stand-alone CT3 Tester, operating in both compression and tension modes, uses TexturePro CT software to automate test procedures and... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

PXI and LabVIEW Meet Next-Generation Load Pull Measurement Speed Challenges

June 11, 2013

PXI Speed, Size, and Synchronization Capabilities Improve Measurement Time for Modern Load Pull Test Systems SEATTLE - IMS - Today at the International Microwave Symposium, National Instruments (NATI) announced joint development on load pull solutions from Anteverta Microwave, Focus Microwaves, Maury Microwave and Mesuro. These load pull solution vendors are combining their expertise with NI PXI... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hoggan Scientific Announces New Updates to Its MicroFET2 and ergoFET Products

May 28, 2013

Starting June 1, 2013 new microFET2 and ergoFET force gauges from Hoggan Scientific will now offer rechargeable batteries and utilize Bluetooth technology to improve accessibility. SALT LAKE CITY – Hoggan Scientific, a company that manufactures commercial wellness equipment, is now incorporating rechargeable batteries and Bluetooth technology into its microFET2 and ergoFET force gauges,... Read More