Load Cells Articles

  • Starbank invests further with Schelling UK

    Philip Darbyshire, managing director of Starbank Panel Products picks up the story: "For Starbank it would have been very easy to rest on our laurels and once again congratulate ourselves on a good year of sales, however this is not how Starbank works. Our goal always is to move forward with product development, and along with that it requires careful investment to improve our production ...

  • 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

  • Benefits of adding a weigh system to your hopper

    Hoppers, also commonly referred to as tanks, silos or vessels and are used in many industries such as agriculture, processing plants & farming to name a few. There are many benefits of adding a weigh system to your hopper. Whether it’s full, empty or somewhere in-between, you’ll easily know the levels. Weigh systems can have built in alarms and/or flashing lights to create ...


    By PT Limited

  • Force measurement & destructive testing

    What is Destructive Testing? As pinpointed by the name, Destructive Testing consists of various methods that break down a material in a controlled manner to determine mechanical properties including strength, toughness and hardness. It is often used in conjunction with non-destructive testing. Destructive Testing — Determines robustness and specifies ...


    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

  • Complete Weigh System for Food Process Weighing

    Food process weighing is made significantly easier with PT Limited’s Accupoint Weigh Module® in conjunction with the PT630 digital indicator. Pair together for an easy way to add a ...


    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

  • Tank Weighing System for Vineyards

    Paired together, the PSB shear beam load cell and the PT200MB digital indicator is a popular tank weighing system. The weigh system is commonly used in New Zealand vineyards for tanks holding grapes before the crushing process begins.The Load CellThe PSB is a robust high accuracy nickel plated tool steel shear beam load cell.Sealed to IP67, it’s an ideal cell for tank, ...


    By PT Limited

  • Measuring Geomembrane Tensile Strength – 1” or Dumbbell?

    Abstract: Specifying a tensile strength or % elongation for any given application is necessary to avoid any possible failure in the geomembrane.  There are many factors to consider including: testing equipment, thickness, load cell, type of grips, and sample geometry.  Although ASTM D7176 currently requires a 1” tensile strip, they will be considering a dumbbell-shaped sample as ...

  • Why Geocells Outperform Geogrids for Road Construction

    Geocells (cellular confinement) offer a more effective and practical 3D design solution to load support challenges than multilayered 2D geogrid efforts. Geocells transfer applied loads instantaneously, delivering practical soil stabilization in a product that is fast and easy to install. How do geogrids work? Geogrids rely on rutting, displacement and lateral movement of the road ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Benefits of adding a Weigh System to your Hopper

    Hoppers, also commonly referred to as tanks, silos or vessels and are used in many industries such as agriculture, processing plants & farming to name a few. There are many benefits of adding a weigh system to your hopper. Whether it’s full, empty or somewhere in-between, you’ll easily know the levels. Weigh systems can have built-in alarms and/or flashing lights to create ...


    By PT Limited

  • What are IP Ratings and why do they matter?

    IP Ratings (formally called Ingress Protection Rating) are an international standard that determines the level of sealing an electrical enclosure has. The environment your electrical enclosure will be in determines which IP rating you need. The harsher the conditions the higher rating you need. The rating has two numbers. Great. So what do they mean? The first number is the protection level ...


    By PT Limited

  • Force Measurement & Destructive Testing

    What is Destructive Testing? As pinpointed by the name, Destructive Testing consists of various methods that break down a material in a controlled manner to determine mechanical properties including strength, toughness, and hardness. It is often used in conjunction with non-destructive testing. Destructive Testing — Determines robustness and specifies when and how the material is in ...


    By PT Limited

  • Creep not a factor for Geocell load support

    An accurate understanding of creep resistance is essential to proper material selection when using polymers, and in the case of geocells, this science is being misapplied.  The definition of creep deformation is the tendency of a solid material to move slowly or deform permanently under the influence of mechanical stress.  Creep is something that creates fear and uncertainty with all ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Lufft success stories in greece: Road weather and building automation

    Since 2001 AEVEKO and Lufft form a strong team regarding the sales and installation of environmental as well as traffic weather stations. In the following Nektarios Saroukos reports on his most memorable projects in Greece which were completed in 2016. Tsakona Arch ...

  • DELUMPER Bulk Bag Unloader (BBU)

    The DELUMPER Bulk Bag Unloader (BBU) is a heavily constructed system designed for convenient unloading materials even if they contain lumps and agglomerates. This unit employs a gyrator to effectively fluidize the materials for dependable discharge from the bags.  Then,  a heavy duty built-in DELUMPER crusher conditions and freshens the product. The result is an effective pre-engineered ...


    By Franklin Miller Inc.

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