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.

Quality Control: Load Cell Handling, Storage and Preservation Do’s and Don’ts

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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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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Measurement Uncertainty in Force Measurement

This article presents general ways of evaluating uncertainty in force measurement applications. It also applies this information to the uncertainty figures given with load cell product specifications.

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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.