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How a Load Cell Works

Written by Economic Development Jobs on September 18, 2017. Posted in Custom torque sensors, Measurement tool, Torque measurement product


There are a wider range of jobs that may require the use of a load cell. Depending on the type of working you are doing, there are five diverse types of load cells that may be used. Which one you choose is dependent on the primary and secondary element that is used to sense the force. The five primary types of load cells are strain gauge load cells, hydraulic load cells, diaphragm load cells, spool type load cells, and ring type load cells.

Most common load cells utilize strain gauge technology because it has been well established as a reliable option. It has been actively used in the work place for over 40 years, and it is commonly taught,