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B6F Single Point Load Cell; Basic Features and Benefits

We are the UK re-seller for Revere load cells and have been for over 20 years now. Recently, we have been appointed the exclusive UK distributor for the Zemic load cells range also.

This enables our team of technical sales engineers to provide a load cell solution to fit your application perfectly.

This Load Cell is the BF6 single point Load cell. Single point Load cells are used for a wide variety of weighing functions. The most common application is use within small to medium sized platform scales. Because of this popular application, they can be known as “Platform load cells”. Single point Load cells are the most common load cells and account for the largest portion of load cells worldwide.

Benefits of the B6F single point Load Cell include

·         Stainless steel IP67 single point load cell

·         Suitable for single or double structures platform scales

·         OIML approved

·         Recommended platform size

o    50kg-200kg 400x400mm

o    250kg – 500kg 600x800mm

o    750kg-2000kg 1200x1200mm

Features of the B6F Single Point Load cell

·         Shielded, 6 conductor cable.

·         Cable diameter: Ø6.2mm

·         Standard cable length: 3m

·         Shield not connected to element

·         Bending beam

·         Suitable for belt, platform and other electronic weighing devices

The uniqueness of single point load cells comes from the ability to accept “off-centre” loads. The weighing platform can be supported by being bolted directly to the load cell. The weight placed on any point of this platform can then be accurately measured creating an economical and straight forward solution for many small to medium-sized platform scales. 

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Article published on: 08/08/2014