How a Load Cell Works – Freelance Weekly

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A load cell can be described as a basic force gauge. The transducer creates an electric signal that has an amount that’s equal to the amount of force being applied. There are four types of typical load cells: pneumatic, hydraulic, strain gauge and capacitance.

A pneumatic-powered load cell just like the name suggests it deals with the amount of pressure. It’s got an elastic diaphragm attached to a platform which allows that the amount of weight being assessed. Additionally, it has an air regulator, which manages the volume of air pressure which is put into the meter and also a pressure gauge as well. If you place a heavy object in a load cell pneumatically and the pressure of pressurized air or gas is used to balance the weight of the weight to establish its exact value.

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