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Handling, Storage and Preservation Do’s and Don’ts in Force Measurement Devices

Each measurement device is designed to endure some level of misuse, but ultimately project personnel are responsible for ensuring that well-documented quality control procedures are followed. Improper handling unnecessarily wastes project resources. This document offers important “dos” and “don’ts” of handling, storage and preservation that should be included in process documentation.
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Calibrating the Measuring Chain

Calibrating the Force Measuring System

A measuring system is comprised of all elements from the force sensor to the output device. Each element has the potential to introduce error. This article discusses the importance of calibration to the accuracy of the measuring system's output.
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How to Test for Faults in Load Cells

How to Test for Faults in Load Cells

From time to time, load cells may encounter faults that disrupt their performance. This article highlights how to troubleshoot common strain gauge load cell faults like unstable readings, overloads and erratic output display.
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