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What Does the IP Rating of a Load Cell Mean?

All load cells come with a marking such as “IP57”. What does this marking tell you? This article gives a brief but detailed explanation of the Ingress Protection rating on all load cells.

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How to Read a Load Cell Data Sheet

Load cell specifications generally cover three things: (1) what output voltage can you expect for a given load, (2) how much error can you expect for a given output and (3) how to safely operate the load cell. This article explains some of the most common load cell manufacturer’s specifications.

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Choosing the Right Load Cell for Your Job

Choosing the right load cell is critical to obtaining high-quality, accurate readings. Here, we explain the best choice based on application, physical space, orientation, durability, environmental factors, and required signal outputs.