Category - Force Measurement Science

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The Versatile Strain Gauge Load Cell

For load measurement, strain gauge load cells are cost-effective, accurate and highly configurable. Learn about their properties and how their bridge configurations affect accuracy.
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An Overview of Load Cells

Learn about different load cell types that exist and what applications they are suited for: strain gauge, hydraulic, pneumatic, capacitive and piezoelectric transducers
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Measuring Forces in the Force Shunt

This article explains how to measure forces diverted from the desired force direction (a "force shunt"), to derive accurate force data. This is important when other methods of compensating for force shunts are impractical.
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