Load cells are one of the key strategic products supplied by Variohm, with now over 20 years’ experience in this market with so many varied and different applications, some of these uses are well-known where as others are very industry specific.
A load cell is a type of transducer which is used to convert mechanical force into a measurable electrical output, anything which needs to be weighed probably uses a load cell to do so. Load cells come in many different shapes and sizes so that they can be added to different machinery and weighing equipment. Some of the load cells we supply are as small as a 5p piece!
There are many different types of load cells which have different characteristics for different applications.
As explained above – anything which requires weighing will probably use a load cell to do so. This means that there are load cells present every where in everyday life. Here are some of the uses of load cells which you may have come into contact with.
Load cells are also used in many more industry specific applications
Overall; load cells are used throughout many industries for weighing and force management by taking the force and converting it into an electrical output
For more information please contact: Variohm EuroSensors Ltd Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:+44 (0) 1327 351004 Fax: +44 (0) 1327 353564
Article date: 25 / Jan / 2018
What are load cells used for?
Published by: Variohm EuroSensor
From 20th January 2017 Variohm Eurosensor Ltd is part of the discoverIE plc Group of companies
Variohm EuroSensor,Williams' Barn, Tiffield Road,Towcester, Northants NN12 6HP.
Tel: +44 (0) 1327 351004.
Fax: +44 (0) 1327 353564.