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ELAF Series, compact compression load cell

ELAF miniature force transducer

- Compact design: 0.5", 1.25" and 1.5" diameter
- Compression ranges: from 10 to 5000 lbf

- High stability
- Resists off-axis load components
- Full NIST traceable 11 point calibration

The ELAF Series compression load cells raise the bar for high performance at low cost. From the ultra compact 0.5" diameter B0 design to the high range 1.5" Diameter B3 package, the ELAF provides exceptional flexibility and superior performance. The ELAF unit is fully thermally compensated and will provide an essentially unlimited cycle life expectancy. The ELAF can be configured with a variety of options to fine tune the instrument to your application.

Applications

Theatrical Rigging Loads, Assembly Forces, Weighing, Tool Forces, Thrust Measurements, Batch Weighing, Robotics End Effectors, Product Validation Testing, Material Test, Hoist and Winch Loads

ELFF Series, Tension/compression load cell

ELFF miniature force transducer

- Compact compression or tension/compression design
- Ranges: from 10 to 100 lbf

- Full NIST traceable 11-point calibration
- Low noise
- Robust: high overrange
- High reliability

The ELFF Series tension/compression load cells raise the bar for high performance at low cost. The ELFF unit is fully thermally compensated and will provide an essentially unlimited cycle life expectancy. The ELFF can be configured with a variety of options to fine tune the instrument to your application: select from several standard package geometries, compensated temperature ranges, input voltages, lead lengths or specify entirely unique combinations of these options.

Applications

Surface Mount Assembly System Force Feedback, Robotics End Effectors, Weighing, Dental and Biomechanical Parameter Measurements, Satellite and Aerospace Force Feedback, Ultra Low Deflection Measurement Applications

ELHM Series, Ultra compact button or threaded stud design

ELHM miniature force transducer

- Ranges: from 500 to 10,000 lbf
- Millivolt output: 2 mV/V nominal

- High stability
- Compression or tension/compression
- Low mass compression style or tension compression with
   studs
- Low noise
- High reliability

The ELHM load cell is a compact package able to fit into many applications where others cannot. The low noise Wheatstone bridge consists of metal foil strain gages which provide typically 2 mV/V of full scale output. The ELHM is a Poisson column design providing low full scale input deflection and superior stability for longer term measurements. Designed specifically to provide high zero stability, the ELHM is rated for a cycle life expectancy of typically 1x106 0-FS cycles of zero to full rated load. The ELHM can be configured with a variety of different options.

Applications

Theatrical Rigging Loads, Assembly Forces, Weighing, Tool Forces, Thrust Measurements, Demanding Longer Term Measurements, Product Validation Testing, Material Test, Hoist and Winch Loads

ELHS Series, Ultra compact button or threaded stud design

ELHS miniature force transducer

- Ranges: from 200 to 10,000 lbf
- Millivolt output: 200 mV FSO typical

- High resolution
- Compression or tension/compression
- Low deflection
- Low mass

The ELHS load cell is a compact package able to fit into many applications where others cannot. The low noise Wheatstone bridge consists of piezoresistive strain gages which provide 200 mV of typical full scale output. The ELHS is a Poisson column design providing low full scale input deflection and superior resolution. Designed specifically to provide high resolution and low deflection, the ELHS will provide an essentially unlimited cycle life expectancy. The ELHS can be configured with a variety of options to fine tune the instrument to your application.

Applications

Assembly Forces, Applications Requiring Ultra Fast Response, Tool Forces, Thrust Measurements, Measurements Requiring Low Sensor Deflection and High Resolution, Product Validation Testing

ELPF Series, Compact tension/compression design

ELPF miniature force transducer

- Ranges: 10 to 500 lbf
- High stability, resists off-axis load components

- Industry standard packaging
- Full NIST traceable 11-point calibration
- Optional high level output
- Low noise
- Robust: high overrange

The ELPF Series tension/compression load cells raise the bar for high performance at low cost. The ELPF unit is fully thermally compensated and will provide an essentially unlimited cycle life expectancy. The ELPF can be configured with a variety of options to fine tune the instrument to your application: select from several standard package geometries, compensated temperature ranges, input voltages, lead lengths or specify entirely unique combinations of these options.

Applications

Theatrical Rigging Loads, Assembly Forces, Weighing, Tool Forces, Thrust Measurements, Batch Weighing, Robotics End Effectors, Product Validation Testing, Medical Instruments, Hoist and Winch Loads

ELWF Series, Ultra low profile through-hole design

ELWF miniature force transducer

- Compression ranges: from 5 to 2000 lbf
- Millivolt or optional high level output

- Full NIST traceable 11-point calibration
- Shielded PFA cabling with strain relief
- Robust: high overrange
- High reliability
- Essentially unlimited cycle life expectancy
- Optional high level output: 0.5V to 4.5V (pption:/AMP)

The ELWF Series tension/compression load cells raise the bar for high performance at low cost. The ELWF unit is fully thermally compensated and will provide and essentially unlimited cycle life expectancy. The ELWF can be configured with a variety of options to fine tune the instrument to your application: select from several standard compensated temperature ranges, input voltages, lead lengths or specify entirely unique combinations of these options.

Applications

Bolt loads, Assembly forces, Biomechanical force measurement, Tool forces, Thrust measurements, Robotics end effectors

FMT, Washer load cell

FMT force sensor

- Full Scale Range from 20 kN to 320 kN [4 klbf to 64 klbf]
- Compression

- For Static and Dynamic Applications
- Support Washer Provided

Model FMT washer load cell is designed to measure clamping and screwing forces. It is available in standard ranges from 0-4 klbf to 0-64 klbf.The sensor design reduces the hysteresis and sensitivity variations associated with torque generated by friction during tightening. The FMT has a high stiffness and can be used in static and dynamic applications.

Applications

Monitoring Blot Clamping for Bridges, Process Control Equipment, Robotics and Effectors, Laboratory and Research

FN1010, Load pin

FN1010 force sensor

- Range from 10 to 2000 kN
- Voltage or Current output

Model FN1010 is designed to fit in the place of the regular mounting unit. The implantation is facilitated by the possibility of modifying a certain number of dimensions. The FN1010 is suitable for numerous applications on lifting motors and handling equipment. The load pins can be used to measure forces on rotating components (pulleys, sheaves, etc.) and can be directly mounted on shackles. The FN1010 is available in standard ranges from 0-2 klbf to 0-400 klbf.

Applications

Crane Monitoring, Building Machine Monitoring, Load-Limited Device, Offshore

FN2420, High accuracy compression load cell

FN2420 force sensor

- FS Range from 0-20 kN to 0-5000 kN  [4 klbf to 1000 klbf]
- Linearity <0.1% F.S.

- For Compression Use (e.g. calibration presses)
- High Level Output Model with Integrated Amplifier
- Optional Load Button

The FN2420 is a high accuracy compression load cell often used in applications involving calibration presses. It is available in standard ranges from 0-4000 to 0-1000000 lbf and comes with many options, including a concave loading fixture and an integrated amplifier for high-level output. The FN2420's design and optional concave loading fixture minimize transverse effects. Constructed in stainless steel, the sensor is suitable for use in many hostile environments and can be customized for increased protection.

Applications

Process Control Equipment, Weighing Calibration Tool, Robotics and Effectors, Laboratory and Research, Calibration Presses

FN2640, Press-Fit Load Cell

FN2640 force sensor

- Full Scale Range from 0-100 N to 0-50 kN [20 lbf to 10 klbf]
- Compression

- For Static and Dynamic Applications
- Spherical Load Button
- Easy Installation

The FN2640 is specially designed for overseeing manufacturing processes. It measures with high consistency the regularity of compression load generated when fitting pieces. With its compact design and robust construction, the sensor easily integrates into industrial environments for use in applications such as printing, embossing, or other mounting controls. The FN2640 features a spherical load button for better load distribution.

Applications

Process Control Equipment, Printing Embossing, Laboratory and Research

FN3000, Heavy duty Pancake load cell

FN3000 force sensor

- FS Range: 0 - 10kN to 0 - 1000 kN [0 - 2klbf to 0 - 200klbf]
- Tension and Compression

- Accuracy: 0.1% F.S.
- High Level Output Model with Integrated Amplifier

The FN3000 measures tension and compression in standard ranges from 0-2000 lb to 0-200000 lb. The mechanical design and gauge placement minimizes transverse effects. Depending on the range, the FN3000 is constructed in aluminium alloy or stainless steel and is available with numerous options. It is suitable for test bench applications and used in many hostile environments and can be customized for increased protection.

Applications

Process Control Equipment, Weighing Calibration Tool, Static Fatigue Tests, Robotics and Effectors, Laboratory and Research

FN3002, Tension and Compression load cell

FN3002 force sensor

- Full Scale Range: 0 - 10kN to 0 - 2000kN [2klbf to 400klbf]
- Tension and Compression

- Threaded Male Mechanical Fitting
- Accuracy: 0.25% F.S.
- Optional Rod End or Female Adapter
- High Level Output Model with Integrated Amplifier

The FN3002 is suitable for measuring cable tension and for use in test benches and in many industrial applications. The FN3002 has compact dimensions and measures tension and compression in standard ranges from 2000 to 400000 lb. Numerous options are available for adaptation to severe environments, for example, IP67 or IP68 protection. A model with integrated amplifier for high-level output is also available.

Applications

Assembly Forces, Weighing, Tool Force, Offshore, Civic Works

FN3030, S-Beam Load Cell tension and compression

FN3030 force sensor

- Accuracy: 0.1% F.S.
- Optional high Level Output Model with Integrated Amplifier

- Optional Rod Ends
- Low Cost

The FN3030 measures tension and compression in standard ranges from 0 - 50N to 0 - 100 kN. The FN3030 is well suited for customization in industrial applications and protection levels can be upgraded for use in hostile environments. Additionally, for high-level output a model with integrated amplifier is available.

Applications

Process Control Equipment, Weighing Calibration Tool, Robotics and Effectors, Laboratory and Research

FN3042, Cylindrical load cell for fatigue testing

FN3042 force sensor

- FS Range : from 0-5 kN to 0-500 kN [0-1 klbf to 0-100 klbf]
- Tension and Compression

- Accuracy: 0.25% F.S.
- Skydrol Compatible on Request
- High Level Output Model with Integrated Amplifier

The FN3042 is highly suited for use in test benches and fatigue tests. Due to the mechanical design, the FN3042 is especially durable. It measures tension and compression in standard ranges from 0-1 klbf to 0-100 klbf and is able to undergo more than 1000000 cycles of full scale with very little change in zero offset stability.

Applications

Process Control Equipment, Weighing Calibration Tool, Dynamic Fatigue Tests, Aerospace Test Bed, Robotics and Effectors, Laboratory and Research

FN3050, Pancake tension and compression load cell

FN3050 force sensor

- Full Scale Range: 0 - 100N to 0 - 20kN [20lb to 4klbf]
- Accuracy: 0.1% F.S.

- Optional: Tension Pull Plate, Load Button
- Version with Mechanical Stops
- High Level Output Model with Integrated Amplifier

The rugged FN3050 load cell is highly suited for process industry and test bench applications. Dimensions are identical in standard ranges from 0-20 to 0-4klb so during testing the sensor can be interchanged for another of a different range without mechanical modifications. The sensor design minimizes transverse effects. For high-level output a model with integrated amplifier is available as are numerous other options.

Applications

Process Control Equipment, Regulation Load Cell, Robotics and Effectors, Laboratory and Research, Dedicated to Low and Medium Quantity Volume

FN3060, S-Beam load cell for fatigue testing

FN3060 force sensor

- Full Scale Range from 0-250 N to 0-2.5 kN [0-50 lbf to 500 lbf]
- Tension and Compression

- Fatigue Rated
- Accuracy 0.1% F.S.
- High Level Output Model with Integrated Amplifier

The FN3060 S-beam load cell is highly suited for use in test benches and fatigue tests. Due to the mechanical design, the FN3060 is especially durable. It measures tension and compression in standard ranges from 0-50 to 0-500lbf. For high-level output a model with integrated amplifier is available as are numerous other options.

Applications

Test Bed, Dynamic Fatigue Testing, Robotics and Effectors, Laboratory and Research

FN3148, S-Beam load cell with mechanical stops

FN3148 force sensor

- Full Scale Range 0-10 N to 0-2 kN [0-2 lbf to 0-400lbf]
- Tension and Compression

- Accuracy 0.05% F.S.
- Integrated Mechanical Stops
- Optional Rod Ends

The FN3148 high precision load cell features accuracy of 0.05% F.S. It is available in standard ranges from 0-10 N to 0-2000 N [0-2 lbf to 0-400 lbf]. Integrated mechanical stops protect against accidental overloads in tension and compression. For high-level output a model with integrated amplifier is available.

Applications

Product Validation Testing, Medical Instruments, Weighing, High Accuracy Measurements, Laboratory and Research

FN3280, low-range S-Beam load cell with mechanical stops

FN3280 force sensor

- Full Scale Range from 0-1N to 0-5N [0-0.2lbf to 0-1lbf]
- Tension and Compression

- Accuracy 0.1% F.S.
- Integrated Mechanical Stops

The FN3280 S-beam load cell is designed to measure low loads and comes in standard ranges of 0-0.2 lbf to 0-1 lbf. Integrated mechanical stops protect against accidental overloads up to 100 times F.S. The FN3280 provides a combination of economy and performance; this low cost load cell has an accuracy of 0.1% F.S.

Applications

Product Validation Testing, Medical Instruments, Weighing, High Accuracy Measurements, Laboratories and Research

FN7110, Double S-Beam load cell

FN7110 force sensor

- Double FS Range from 10/100 to 1 kN/10 kN [2/20 to 200/2 klbf]
- Tension and Compression

- Other Ranges on Request
- Accuracy 0.1% F.S.
- Integrated Mechanical Stops
- High Level Output Model with Integrated Amplifier

The FN7110 features high accuracy measurement channels in two ranges in the same load cell. The standard ratio between the ranges is 1 to 10, and standard load range combinations go from 0-2 and 0-20 lb through 0-200 and 0-2000 lb. The FN7110's percentage accuracy is the same over each range in the load cell. In practice one maintains accuracy of 0.1% over the high force range even in the first10% of F.S. During measurement, once the lower range sensing element reaches its designed full scale limit, mechanical stops protect it against overloads, in tension and compression, up to 12 times the full scale limit of the higher range sensing element (which is equivalent to 12 times the full scale limit of the lower range). For high-level output, a model with an integrated amplifier is available.

Applications

Process Control Equipment, Robotics and Effectors, Product Validation Testing, Laboratory and Research

XFC200R, Miniature size and lightweight compression load cell

XFC200R force sensor

- Range from 0-2N to 0-10kN [0-0.4 lbf to 0-2 klbf]
- High accuracy for low ranges

- Integrated Spherical Load Button
- High stiffness
- Small design

The miniature size and lightweight of the XFC200R facilitates testing where these conditions are necessary. Unlike sensors with flat force application surfaces, the XFC200R incorporates a spherical load button resulting in more precise measurements. Its high stiffness, for the size and measurement ranges, allows measurements in dynamic applications. A strain relief spring strengthens the cable output. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages.

Applications

Robotics and effectors, Micro component assembly tools, Keyboard and phone buttons control, Laboratory, Mechanical switches control

XFC205R, Miniature size and lightweight compression load cell

XFC205R force sensor

- Range from 0-2 to 0-200N [0-0.4 to 0-40 lbf]
- Easy installation with threaded M5 male base

- Integrated spherical load button
- High stability

The miniature size and light weight of the XFC205R facilitates testing where these conditions are necessary. Unlike sensors with flat force application surfaces, the XFC205R incorporates a spherical load button resulting in more precise measurements. Its high stiffness, for the size and measurement ranges, allows measurements in dynamic applications. A strain relief spring strengthens the cable output. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages.

Applications

Process control on miniature equipment, Press-fit machinery, Robotics and effectors, Laboratories, Fibre optical component assembly

XFL212R, Miniature compression load cell

XFC212R force sensor

- Range from 0-5 to 0-500N [0-1 to 100 lbf]
- Extremely Flat 3,5 mm [0.14”]

- High stiffness
- Integrated spherical load button

The XFL212R measures strain during compression in static and dynamic applications. Unlike sensors with flat force application surfaces, the XFL212R incorporates a spherical load button, which assures more precise loading and in return more accurate measurements. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages. The use of silicon strain gages optimizes its performance at low ranges and frequencies.

Applications

Strain table measurement, Micro component assembly tools, Mechanical switches control, Laboratory

XFL225D, Miniature compression load cell

XFL225D force sensor

- Range from 0-10 N to 0-5 kN [0-2 lbf to 0-1 klbf]
- Load Washer Model

- Very flat sensor
- Other designs as special on request
-Temperature compensated

The XFL225D is developed for measuring large full scale ranges up to 1000 lb and can withstand considerable overloads. It can measure strain during compression in static and dynamic applications. A strain relief spring strengthens the cable output. This sensor is available in a load washer model (the diameter of the hole is 8.2 mm) to measure bolt tightening forces.

Applications

Strain table measurement, Micro component assembly tools, Screw and insert test benches, Press fit monitoring, Laboratory

XFTC300, Miniature Load Cell

XFTC300 force sensor

- Range from 0-2N to 0-2kN [0.4 lbf to 400 lbf]
- Tension and/or compression

- Heavy duty
- Wide temperature range in option
- Easy to customize signal and design

The XFTC300 series has been specifically developed to measure tension and/or compression in static and dynamic applications. The miniature size and light-weight facilitate testing where these conditions are necessary. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages. The use of silicon strain gages optimizes the load cell's performance at low ranges and frequencies. For sensors with a range of between 2 and 2kN, a high-level output model is available.

Applications

Dynamic strain cylinder regulation, Miniature press-fit device, Fatigue test benches, Robotics regulation, Small size actuators

XFTC301, Miniature Load Cell

XFTC301 force sensor

- Range from 0-500 N to 0-10kN [0-100lbf to 0-2klbf]
- Very small size

- Option IP rating improvement
- Aluminum and stainless steel version
- For static and dynamic applications

The XFTC301 series has been specifically developed to measure tension and compression in static and dynamic applications. The miniature size facilitates testing where space is at premium. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages. The use of silicon strain gages optimizes the load cell's performance at low ranges and frequencies. A strain relief spring strengthens the cable output.

Applications

Micro mechanic equipment, Robitics and effectors, Laboratory, Spring testing device

XFTC302, Miniature Load Cell

XFTC302 force sensor

- Range from 0-5kN to 0-10kN [0-1klbf to 2klbf]
- Wide range of temperature compensation

- Optional IP rating improvement
- Heavy duty
- High stiffness

The XFTC302 series has been specifically developed to measure tension and/or compression in static and dynamic applications. Fitted with metallic strain gages in a Wheatstone bridge circuit, the XFTC302 has the capacity of measuring heavy loads of up to 2000lb while providing excellent temperature stability. With two threaded M10 studs, the XFTC 302 is easily installed in industrial or OEM applications.

Applications

Dynamic strain cylinder regulation, Miniature press-fit device, Fatigue test benches, Robotics regulation, Heat room environment

XFTC310, Miniature Load Cell

XFTC310 force sensor

- Range from 0-2N to 0-2KN [0.4 lbf to 400 lbf]
- Small design easy to mount

- Tension and/or compression
- Optional IP rating improvement
- Extended temperature range available

The XFTC310 series has been specifically developed to measure tension and/or compression in static and dynamic applications. The miniature size and light weight facilitate testing where these conditions are necessary. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages. The use of silicon strain gages optimises the load cell's performance at low ranges and frequencies. For sensors with a range of between 500 N and 2 kN [100 and 400 Lbf], a high-level output model is available.

Applications

Strain measurement on finger-like command, Connector and cable traction tests, Miniature press-fit device, Robotics regulation, Small size actuators

XFTC311, Miniature Load Cell

XFTC311 force sensor

- Range from 0-500N to 0-10kN [0-100lbf to 2klbf]
- Male/female M5 and M10 threaded

- Tension and/or compression
- Optional IP rating improvement
- Extended temperature use as option
- Optional improved global accuracy

The XFTC311 series has been specifically developed to measure tension and compression in static and dynamic applications. The miniature size facilitates testing where space is at a premium. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages. The use of silicon strain gages optimizes the load cell's performance at low ranges and frequencies. A strain relief spring strengthens the cable output.

Applications

Strain measurement on finger-like command, Small size actuators, Miniature press-fit device, Robotics control measurement, Laboratory

XFTC320, Miniature Load Cell

XFTC320 force sensor

- Range from 0-2N to 0-2kN [0.4 lbf to 400 lbf]
- Built-in amplifier in option

- Tension and/or compression
- Sealed version available as option
- Heavy duty

The XFTC320 series has been specifically developed to measure tension and/or compression in static and dynamic applications. The miniature size and light- weight facilitate testing where these conditions are necessary. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages. The use of silicon strain gages optimises the load cell's performance at low ranges and frequencies. For sensors with a range of between 500 N and 2 kN [100 and 400 Lbf], a high-level output model is available.

Applications

Strain measurement or finger-like command, Underwater robot control command, Miniature press-fit device, Fatigue test benches, Small size actuators

XFTC321, Miniature Load Cell

XFTC321 force sensor

- Range from 0-500N to 0-10kN [0-100 lbf to 2 klbf]
- Threaded Female Mechanical Fitting

- Aluminum or stainless steel body
- Heavy duty
- Sealed version optional

The XFTC321 series has been specifically developed to measure tension and compression in static and dynamic applications. The miniature size facilitates testing where space is at a premium. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages. The use of silicon strain gages optimizes the load cell's performance at low ranges and frequencies. A strain relief spring strengthens the cable output.

Applications

Dynamic strain cylinder regulation, Miniature press-fit device, Laboratory, Robotics regulation, Small size actuators

XFTC322, Miniature Load Cell

XFTC322 force sensor

- Range from 0-5kN to 0-10kN [0-1 klbf to 2 klbf]
- High Temperature Range : -55 to 175 ° C [-67 to 347 ° F]

- Optional IP rating improvement
- Heavy duty
- High stiffness
- Easy to customize signal and design

The XFTC322 series has been specifically developed to measure tension and/or compression in static and dynamic applications. Fitted with metallic strain gages in a Wheatstone bridge circuit, the XFTC322 has the capacity of measuring heavy loads of up to 10 kN [2 kLbf], while providing excellent temperature stability. With two threaded M10 studs, the XFTC322 is easily installed in industrial or OEM applications. A strain relief spring strengthens the cable output.

Applications

Dynamic strain cylinder regulation, Miniature press-fit device, Fatigue test benches, Robotics regulation, Heat room environment

XFU400, Miniature Load Cell

XFU400 force sensor

- Range from 0-500 N to 0-5 kN [100 lbf to 1 klbf]
- Based on standard rod end bearings

- Low deflection
- For static and dynamic applications

Available in a range of measurements and a variety of mounting threads, the XFU400 is easily installed. Its miniature size facilitates testing where space is at a premium. The sensing element is fitted with a fully temperature compensated Wheatstone bridge equipped with high stability micro-machined silicon strain gages. The XFU400 is used in applications that require a spherical plain rod-end bearing and has the capacity of accepting a full scale range of up to 5 kN [1 kLbf].

Applications

Linkage forces, Machine tool, Automotive systems test, Robotics and effectors