S Beam Load Cell

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The S beam load cells required to do more work or heavy duty work are made from a corrosion resistant, carbon-steel, nickel-plated alloy. S beam load cells are used for several applications including weighing tanks and industrial process control, static weighing, dynamic weighing, and force measuring operations. Read More…

S Beam Load Cell Load cells are sensors or transducers that interpret force or pressure as an electrical output that can be measured. S beam load cells are low capacity bending-beam load cells made of aluminum alloy and have a capacity range between 1kg to 5 tons, depending on the application.

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West Conshohocken, PA  |  610-825-3310

Our load cells are manufactured with the highest attention to detail at all stages. Whether it is through the design stage, engineering stage, or through hundreds of tests run daily, we ensure that our products outshine all competitor products. That is why high profile customers like NASA trust us with their business. Find out why we make all the difference by contacting us today!

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Strainsert Company $$$

Apex, NC  |  919-772-0115

We supply Multi-Axis Force/Torque Sensors. Our F/T Sensors measure all six components of force and torque. ATI F/T transducers use silicon strain gauges for low-noise and high overload protection. Our sensors are used in robotic assembly, robotic material removal, product testing, biomedical and biomechanical research.

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ATI Industrial Automation, Inc. $$$

Worthington, OH  |  614-430-0683

Tecsis LP specializes in designing and manufacturing load cells for the most challenging applications. Our in-house engineering team will create a one-of-a-kind sensor or modify our standard product to meet your needs. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility delivers all industrial load cell configurations including low profile pancake, donut, shear beam, canister, and in-line models, each one integrated with a complete offering of electrical connectors, outputs, and mounting options.

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tecsis LP $$$

Rochester, NH  |  603-332-6150

Dover Flexo Electronics Inc. (DFE), based in Rochester, NH, USA, manufactures and supports a full line of tension control products for materials processing manufacturers. We are a leader in developing web tension control products & technology, such as tension load cells, tension force sensors, automatic tension controllers, tension indicators, tension transducers, and pneumatic tension brakes.

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Dover Flexo Electronics $$$

Wallingford, CT  |  203-294-5800

We have been committed to offering our customers quality and our expertise in load cells since we first opened our doors in 1979. With over 35 years of field industry experience our customers know that they can depend on us to come up with a custom solution to their most challenging load cell issues. We offer a variety of load cells including pancake load cells, dead shaft idler load cells and life shaft load cells as well as many others. Visit our website today!

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Strain Measurement Devices $$$

North Attleboro, MA  |  508-809-5099

At Acuity, our highly experienced team consistently delivers the latest technologies and solutions to enhance system performance, minimize downtime, and maximize productivity. We provide innovative solutions for storage, tubing management, and ergonomic improvements that enhance safety and operator comfort. Visit our website or call today for more information about our line of load cells.

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Acuity Process Solutions $$$
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S beam load cells are aptly named for their "S" shape and fall under the beam load cell category of load cells. There are different kinds of beam load cells, and they include: shear beam load cells, single point load cells, heavy duty shear load cells, shear beam load cells, double beam load cells, cantilever load cells, and bending beam load cells.

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S beam load cells measure both tension and compression, and they are a good choice for performance and versatility as they are made of alloy steel with nickel plating and have a broad assortment of hardware which comes with them. S beam load cells are suitable for smaller silo vessel and tank weighing uses or to build on OEM projects or testing machines.

Each S beam load cell has a threaded hole at each end, making it a very versatile and flexible solution. Different accessories can be added to the S beam load cell to add an extra degree of utility or accuracy, depending on your requirements. The threaded hole can also be fitted to a threaded bar, eyebolt, or rod end bearing depending on the manufacturer and the purpose for which the load cell is to be used.

S beam load cells have several advantages including cost-effectiveness, high endurance, high side load rejection, better sealing and protection, built in overload protection, single point construction, a wide range of operating temperatures, and both high and low capacities.

As with every purchase, there are certain things to consider when purchasing an S beam load cell. The first is the measurement duration and this depends on if the intended load cell application requires a short term duration with tare or a long term duration without tare. Another thing to consider is the output requirement and whether the desired output is digital USB, wireless, or analog. Other factors include options for mounting, operations cost, operating temperature conditions, and measurement speed.

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