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Terry Lingle
12/10/05 07:29
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#105036 - load cells
Responding to: Steve M. Taylor's previous message
he could try Dillon Quantrol

small hijack

I just bought one of these systems and am impressed. The cells are sealed so there is no clue as to how data is derived. and I admit to a little curiosity. This thing goes to 22000 lbl in 10 lb steps yet the total deformation on the cell is under .020 inch no load to full load and it reads both compression and extension same range same accuracy. Other cells are availible for very low forces as well as rotational torque.
I have never thought about the guts before. Some how I think a piezo element is what is in there. Can anyone enlighten me?
Thanks Terry

List of 17 messages in thread
electromagnetic force transducer      Rao Np      12/09/05 06:12      
   electromagnetic force transducer?      Russell Bull      12/09/05 18:31      
      Agree      Steve M. Taylor      12/10/05 04:37      
         load cells      Terry Lingle      12/10/05 07:29      
            Time constant      Steve M. Taylor      12/10/05 08:02      
               sensor      Terry Lingle      12/10/05 19:37      
                  Strain gauges ?      Steve M. Taylor      12/11/05 05:20      
                     LVDT?      Bruce Bailey      12/11/05 09:33      
                        LVDT      Steve M. Taylor      12/11/05 10:16      
            Strain gauge      Oliver Sedlacek      12/13/05 14:55      
               Hmm      Steve M. Taylor      12/13/05 15:13      
                  LVDT and Strain Gauge devices      Lee D Case      12/15/05 13:19      
                     Eh?      Andy Neil      12/15/05 14:12      
                     Singing wire      Steve M. Taylor      12/15/05 15:09      
                        LVDT      Robert Revens      12/16/05 10:04      
                           LVDT      Lee D Case      12/16/05 11:36      
                              Mine too      Steve M. Taylor      12/16/05 13:09      

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