Load Pins solve overload detection problems.

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Load Measuring Pins are based on full-bridge strain gauge technology, and provide load or overload measurement in any harsh industrial environment. Standard models include LB Series (mV output) and LE Series (integrated signal amplifier) available in 10 capacities from 2.5 to 2500 kN. All are made of high resistance stainless steel, with standard options including lubrication, cable length, and output connector type.



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Solve Load Measurement and Overload Detection Problems with Magtrol's Load Measuring Pins


Buffalo. NY - Magtrol. Inc. introduces the latest development in load measurement technology with their newest Load Measuring Pins. Based on highly accurate and reliable full-bridge strain gauge technology, with full temperature compensation, Magtrol Load Pins are the ideal cost-saving solution for precise load or overload measurement in any harsh industrial environment.

Designed and manufactured by Magtrol SA (formerly Vibro-Meter Instrumentation Division) in Switzerland, Magtrol's Load Measuring Pins benefit from over 40 years of experience in load measurement applications. Standard models include the LB Series (mV output) and the LE Series (integrated signal amplifier) available in 10 standard capacities from 2.5 to 2500 kN (0.28 to 281 tf). All are made of rugged, tight construction and high resistance stainless steel, with standard options including lubrication, cable length and output connector type. Special options include an IP 68 hermetically-sealed waterproof version, OIML certification, and special material testing and certification for use in low temperatures or areas where x-rays are present (e.g. nuclear facilities). Upon request, load pins can also be custom designed and mounted on new or refitted installations.

Magtrol's Load Measuring Pins are found in a number of diverse industries including material handling (cranes, lifting and rigging equipment), transportation, marine, nuclear, aviation and chemical. They are mainly utilized in load measurement and overload protection applications as overload safety devices on cranes, hoists and boat winches; or for force measurement in industrial processes and machinery. Over the years, Magtrol has supplied over 100,000 highly reliable systems to measure and monitor load, force and weight in harbors, off-shore platforms and industrial warehouses worldwide.

Magtrol offers complete measurement solutions to complement their load measuring pins including analog/digital load monitoring units, signal conditioners, large display/remote control units and data loggers.

Magtrol, Inc. is a leading manufacturer in the Motor Testing and Load Measurement Industries providing high quality products to measure and control torque-speed-power, load-force-weight, tension and displacement. For more information on our complete line of products, contact Magtrol. Inc.: 70 Gardenville Parkway: Buffalo, NY 14224: +1-716-668-5555: or visit our web site at www.magtrol.com.

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