Press Release Summary:
Featuring built-in 10 V excitation supply that can drive 350 W bridge, Model 8555 is designed for load cell, strain gage, or single ended analog amplification and filtering. Self-contained, DIN rail mount, DC powered module has 0-50 mV input range and makes connections via screw clamp terminal blocks. Measuring 3.78 x 1.06 x 1.65 in., signal conditioner is suited for conveyor weighing systems, hoppers, or tank farms.
Original Press Release:
Strain Gage to PLC Frequency Input Signal Conditioner
Calex Mfg. Co., Inc. of Concord, California announces the availability of the Calex Model 8555. The Model 8555 is a DIN Rail mount, self-contained DC powered module designed for load cell, strain gage, or single ended analog amplification and filtering. It contains a precision instrumentation amplifier, filtered output and
a built-in excitation supply. The 8555 provides a cost effective solution for applications such as conveyor weighing systems, hoppers or tank farms.
The 0 to 50mV input range makes it compatible with most strain gage based load cell or pressure transducer outputs. The built-in 10V excitation supply is capable of driving a 350 ohm bridge. The filtered output of the 8555 is 0 to 5KHz. Connections are made via easily accessible screw clamp terminal blocks. Zero and Span adjustment potentiometers are located externally as well for easy access. Overall dimensions are 3.78"L x 1.06"W x 1.65"H. The 8555 is backed by Calex's five year warranty.
Pricing for the Model 8555 is $135.45/ea (10). Units are available from stock to 6 weeks. For more information, contact Calex Mfg. Co., Inc. via phone 925-687-4411 / 800-542-3355 or fax 925-687-3333. For a complete data sheet on the Model 8555 go to www.calex.com/pdf/8555.pdf or email email@example.com. The Calex corporate address is 2401 Stanwell Drive, Concord, California 94520 USA. Calex has manufacturing facilities in both Concord California and Tijuana Mexico.