Load cells| A & D weighing

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If you’re in the business of moving or lifting heavy objects, then you know the importance of using a load cell. Load cells are devices that measure the force or weight being applied to them, and they play a critical role in many industrial applications. Whether you’re running a manufacturing plant or moving cargo at a port, load cells are an essential part of ensuring safety and efficiency. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at what load cells are and how they’re used in industry. We’ll also explore some of the different types of load cells on the market today. Read on to learn more!

A&D Weighing supplies robust, high performance load cells to suit various applications and requirements. The A&D range includes beam type load cells, compression load cells, single point load cells, tension load cells, shear beam load cells, weighbridge load cells and more.

Browse through our range below to find the right load cell for your application.

Compression Load Cells

Compression load cells are devices that are used to measure force or weight. They are commonly used in industrial and scientific applications. Compression load cells typically have a capacity of 20kg to 5000kg. They are made from aluminum or tool steel, and usually have easy installation and calibration. Radial bearing pop ends are not included with the standard product.

Tension Load Cells

The tension load cell is designed for tension and compression applications. It has a capacity of 20kg to 5000kg and is made from aluminium (low capacity) or tool steel (high capacity). The load cell is easy to install and calibrate, and comes with radial bearing pop ends for added durability.

Shear Beam Load Cells

Shear beam load cells are an essential part of any weighing system. They are typically made from stainless steel and are used in a wide variety of applications, including platform scales, hopper scales, and bagging scales. Shear beam load cells are highly accurate and reliable, making them ideal for use in critical weighing applications.

Shear beam load cells are available in a variety of sizes and capacities to suit your specific application needs. They can be used in both indoor and outdoor environments and are designed to withstand the rigors of everyday use. Shear beam load cells are easy to install and require little maintenance, making them a cost-effective solution for your weighing needs.

Weighbridge Load Cells

Load cells are an essential part of any weighbridge, as they are responsible for measuring the weight of the vehicles passing over the bridge. There are a variety of different types of load cells available on the market, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.
One type of load cell that is often used in weighbridges is the compression load cell. Compression load cells work by measuring the force exerted on them by the weight of the object being weighed. These types of load cells are very accurate and can be used in a variety of different applications. However, they are also quite expensive and may not be suitable for all budgets.

Beam Type Load Cells

Another type of load cell that is often used in industrial settings is the beam type load cell. As the name suggests, this type of load cell uses a beam to measure weight. The beam is usually made of metal, and it is connected to a series of strain gauges. These gauges are used to measure the amount of force that is exerted on the beam. This information is then sent to a monitoring system that can provide accurate readings of the weight. Beam type load cells are generally very accurate and they are not affected by changes in temperature or humidity. However, they can be damaged by shock or vibration.

Single Point Load Cells
Single point load cells are designed to measure weight or force at a single point in space. This type of load cell is often used in applications where a very accurate measurement is required, such as in laboratory and medical settings. Single point load cells typically have a very low profile, making them ideal for use in tight spaces.

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