Calibrating the Force Measuring System

Calibrating the Force Measuring System

Preface All electronic force measuring systems, including industrial weighing systems, consist of a series of components. These components carry the end-to-end signal flow, from the force sensor(s) to the output display or control system. Each of these components can...
Connecting a Force Sensor to a DAQ

Connecting a Force Sensor to a DAQ

When connecting a force sensor and data acquisition (DAQ) system, it is helpful to have a general overview of how these various subsystems integrate. The block diagram in Figure 1 below shows the individual components and how a signal flows through them. This...
How to Test for Faults in Load Cells

How to Test for Faults in Load Cells

Preface Load cells may, from time to time, encounter faults that disrupt their performance. This article highlights common strain gauge load cell faults and how to troubleshoot them. Common Load Cell Faults The following faults are common to a typical strain gauge...
Load Cell FAQ

Load Cell FAQ

Why should I select Tacuna Systems load cells and accessory products? At Tacuna Systems, we strive to ensure the success of our customers’ projects through our personalized product support and encompassing design services. To realize these projects we offer a wide...
How to Build a Digital Weighing Scale

How to Build a Digital Weighing Scale

Preface Build a digital scale for your next DIY electronics project. Whether you’re looking to increase your background learning around force measurement or in search of a school science project, this DIY eletronics project can be completed by anyone with a...