Load Cells Articles

  • BRANS Measuring & Controlling Technology Co. Ltd

     BRANS Measuring & Controlling Technology Co. Ltd is a Chinese Manufacturer of different types of load cells, torque sensors, pressure sensors, multi-axis sensors and related instruments and software.Brans Located in the Electronic City-Hefei, Anhui Province. BRANS built a reputation as a quality provider of test and measurement tools around the world. As the Sensor Solution Source, ...

  • AST 250kg load cell and cancer research

    A study was approved by The University of Western Sydney Human Research Ethics to determine whether resistance training ...


    By PT Limited

  • 6 Questions to ask when choosing a load cell

    There are many things to consider when choosing the right Load Cell for your application. These are our top 6 questions to ask yourself (or us). What type/style of Load Cell do you require? ...


    By PT Limited

  • PT Limited’s dependable shearbeam load cells

    Shearbeam load cells are ideal for a wide range of applications such as platform scales, fixed suspended weigh systems, process weighing and low profile installations. Shearbeams are used in industries which ...


    By PT Limited

  • PT Global’s transmitters — More than meets the eye

    PT Global offer a considerable range of transmitters and conditioners in both analogue and digital formats. ...


    By PT Limited

  • Weighing Solutions for Agricultural Farmers

    PT Limited load cells are popular in the agricultural industry. Shear beam load cells are often used in feed out systems and are found under the tray or deck of trailers. They’re used to monitor the amount of feed being deposited for stock. Shear beams are also used in similar designs for fertilizer spreaders. ...


    By PT Limited

  • Intensified ribbon blending of melamine compounds cuts cycle times 25% for furniture molder

    Melsur Corporation, the world's leading supplier of hard plastic melamine school furniture, molds components from a mixture of resin, wood flour and pigments. Each of the 32 color variations, 30 products and custom designs must be blended individually, a process that can take up to four hours, depending on product. Anything less than empirically defined cycle times alters the final color and ...

  • C2 CalibrationSolution for a major steel company improves tracking of inventory and reduces calibration time

    At their large ship unloading docks in the port city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a major steel company unloads large amounts of coal for their steel manufacturing operation. The coal is unloaded from the ships using a large crane that stands more than 200 feet high, and can be moved into place by a drive/track system. After the coal is unloaded into the massive hoppers in the structure, conveyor belts ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Checkweighing Solution for pharaceutical company reduces waste of expensive materials

    The Challenge: A pharmaceutical company needs to ensure that a large stainless steel bin holding drug products is completely empty before washing the bin, since the products often stick to the sides of the bin even after vibrating and hammering the vessel. “The residual material is expensive and represents a loss in revenue for us,” states the customer. Besides, environmental ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Rainstore3 insitu testing results

    From 10 February to 17 February 2000 Invisible Structures Inc. (ISI) and Advanced Terra Testing, Inc. (ATT) conducted insitu testing on the Rainstore3 product produced by ISI. ISI excavated the test hole, installed the product per their specifications, and supplied and operated the loading vehicles. ATT installed the load cells and displacement transducers, organized the testing parameters, ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • How do i verify that my scale system is Balanced?

    Have you ever wondered how to check the mechanical or load cell signal balance on your weighing system? Here's how. Verifying that your scale system is balanced helps to provide you with accurate readings. Load sharing is important to ensure stability of the vessel and scale. Any imbalance between load cells would have to be dramatic to make the scale unstable. For example, standing on a floor ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Streamline weight controller mounting

    When using the HI 4050-PM weight controller from Hardy Instruments, an Encompass Product Partner in the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork, you have the option to mount the electronics housing to the rear of its keyboard display or remotely up to 100 feet away. Standard mounting involves attaching the weight controller electronics directly to the rear of its keyboard/display and installing it ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Looking after your assets?

    Outside of customers, vehicles and bins are waste company’s most important assets! Yet few companies manage them with the attention they deserve. Many companies are still using antiquated paper based records systems to keep track of these, when paper based filing systems are the most costly to keep and most difficult to share amongst staff from multiple departments. Trucks these days can cost ...


    By Wastedge.com

  • Which is better, three or four load points?

    It is a commonly asked question: Is it better to use three or four load points on a scale? In theory, you can use any number of load points (load cells) to support a vessel. The actual number used is dependent upon these factors: The vessel’s geometry (shape and number of supports). The vessel’s gross weight (both live and dead weight). The vessel’s structural ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Tunnel Fires: Experiments on Critical Velocity and Burning Rate in Pool Fire During Longitudinal Ventilation

    In this study, the 1/20 reduced-scale experiments using Froude scaling are conducted to investigate the effect of longitudinal ventilation velocity on the burning rate in tunnel fires. The methanol pool fires, acetone pool fires, and n-heptane pool fires with a heat release rate ranging from 2.02 to ~6.15 kW, 2.76 to ~11.04 kW, and 2.23 to ~15.6 kW, respectively, are used. A load cell is used to ...


    By SAGE Publications

  • A General Dynamic Model for the Resonant Column/Quasi-Static Torsional Shear Apparatus

    A new model is proposed that allows for more general boundary conditions at both the active and passive ends of resonant column apparatus, especially those incorporated within the resonant column/quasi-static torsional shear devices. The improved three-degree-of-freedom model can be used in order to obtain more accurate measurements of the dynamic properties of tested soils when the base and the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Design and Performance of the Imperial College Instrumented Pile

    This paper describes the design, calibration, and field performance of a number of new instruments that have been used for research into the behavior of displacement piles in clays and sand. The instruments include axial load cells, surface stress transducers, and pore pressure probes. The special features of the surface stress transducers and pore pressure probes are described in detail, and ...


    By ASTM International

  • On Some Issues in Triaxial Extension Tests

    Results of triaxial extension tests on dry sand are presented. Special attention is paid to the factors influencing the results in triaxial extension tests. It is found that factors such as accuracy of the axial force measurement, axial force carried by the rubber membrane surrounding the specimen, gravity, and inhomogeneous deformation have a much larger influence on the results in triaxial ...


    By ASTM International

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