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Load Cell Classes: NIST Requirements

Precise uncertainty calculations in force measurement require testing that can be lengthy and expensive. Instead, load cell manufacturers seek compliance to standards from organizations such as NIST, ensuring their products perform to industry-consensus tolerances.
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Load Cell Classes: OIML Requirements

Precise uncertainty calculations in force measurement require testing that can be lengthy and expensive. Instead, load cell manufacturers seek compliance to standards from organizations such as OIML, ensuring their products perform to industry-consensus tolerances.
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The Versatile Strain Gauge Load Cell

In load measurement applications, strain gauge load cells are a popular choice. They're cost-effective, accurate and highly configurable. Learn about strain gauge advantages and circuitry configurations.
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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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Load Cell FAQ

Load Cell FAQ

Our Load Cell FAQs answers questions like: What is load cell sensitivity? What is excitation voltage? How to convert load cell output voltage to pounds or kilograms or Newtons. Formulas and more.
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