What is a digital load cell weight sensor?
A digital load cell weight sensor is a transducer that converts the weight force into an electronic signal. This allows for precise weight measurement in digital format, making it easier to read and interpret the data. Liberty Scales' shear beam load cell sensors are designed to offer high accuracy and reliability for digital weight measurement.
How does a load cell sensor for weight measurement work?
Load cell sensors work on the principle of strain gauge technology, where the deformation (strain) of the sensor material under load changes its electrical resistance, which is then measured and converted into weight.
Shear Beam Load Cells: Specifically, shear beam load cells are designed to measure shear forces, making them ideal for platform scales where the load is applied vertically. They are known for their durability and accuracy in various applications.
Can the load cell weight sensor be used for measuring body weight?
Yes, the load cell weight sensor can be used for measuring body weight, especially in applications requiring high precision and durability. The Liberty GX-1-4k lb NTEP Shear Beam Load Cell is suitable for creating or upgrading body weight measurement systems, offering accurate and consistent readings.
What features do the load cell weight sensor & controller offer?
Liberty Scales' load cell sensors come with features designed to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of weight measurement systems:
High Precision and Accuracy: With specifications like nonlinearity of ±0.02%FS and repeatability of ±0.01%FS, you get reliable measurements every time.
Durable Materials: Available in alloy or stainless steel to suit different environmental conditions.
Easy Integration: Compatible with various controllers and readout devices for a complete weighing solution.
Are these load cell weight sensors NTEP-certified?
Yes, the Liberty GX-1-4k lb shear beam load cell sensors are NTEP certified, ensuring they meet the strict trade and commercial use standards. NTEP certification guarantees accuracy, reliability, and compliance with legal trade requirements.
How do you install the weight sensor load cell?
Installing the Liberty GX-1-4k lb NTEP Shear Beam Load Cell is straightforward:
1. Positioning: Place the load cell at the designated points under the platform scale.
2. Mounting: Secure the load cell using the provided feet and spacers to ensure proper alignment and even load distribution.
3. Connection: Connect the load cell to the weighing indicator or controller following the wiring guide included in the package.
4. Calibration: The system should be calibrated once installed to ensure accurate measurements.