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  • Choosing the Correct Rocker Column Load Cell Cups

    September 3, 2019

      Load cells used in truck scales or rail scales are exposed to temperature-induced expansion and contraction. Canister load cell technology couldn’t account for the temperature-induced errors, so rocker column load cells were developed to replace them. Rocker column load cells have rounded upper and lower loading surfaces that are spaced out from the strain […]

  • 5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Load Cell

    December 19, 2018

      To determine the correct load cell, there are several factors one needs to consider. Observe the environment your weighing system will be in and make note of the conditions. Is this a hostile environment with extreme temperatures, corrosive chemicals, excessive moisture, high vibration, or unequal loads? Will your weighing system be washed down with […]