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Complete Force Measurement Systems Available in Just 7-10 Days

Complete load measurement system DSCC compression load cell with TR150 digital readoutAll our force measurement systems are supplied with the sensor and instrumentation ready calibrated to UKAS traceable standards, meaning they are accurate and ready to use straight out of the box.  Thanks to their complete setup, installation is fast and easy into your force measurement application.

  • Ready to use straight out of the box
  • Supplied with sensor & instrumentation ready calibrated
  • Available in 7 – 10 working days
  • Ready for when you return to work
  • Fast & easy installation
  • Outstanding aftersales service – just give us a call
  • 3 years warranty
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New: Intelligent SDI-12 depth sensor with microprocessor makes complex readings simple!

Pa993D SDI-12 submersible depth sensor
The Pa993D SDI-12 submersible depth sensor has a built-in 16-bit microprocessor which enables it to perform complex high-level linearisation, temperature compensation plus self-calibrations via the SDI-12 communication protocol.  Plus, the integrated temperature sensor also offers built-in density correction, all of which delivers optimum stability and ensures high accuracy of less than ±0.15% full scale (0.1% optional).

As the embedded microprocessor inside the depth sensor controls the SDI-12 interface, it can accept instructions from a datalogger, perform the measurements and complex calculations, then transfers the data back to the datalogger via the SDI-12 communication protocol.

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How to measure grip strength of an eagle for BBC Natural World

Last year, we were asked to design a sensor to measure the grip strength of a golden eagle named Tilly, for the award-winning BBC documentary series, Natural World.

Challenge – to find a load cell that could withstand the estimated grip strength of an eagle.

As Tilly had been trained to catch and grip a tennis ball, the load cell needed to be small enough to fit inside a similar-sized measuring device yet withstand Tilly’s tremendous grip strength.

Thanks to their unique design, our DBBSMM miniature s-beam load cells were ideal for the job.  Not only are they very compact but their s-shaped design offers superior side-load rejection and high accuracy.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Company Update

Coronavirus Company Update

We would like to reassure our customers that we are currently open and trading as normal. Any further developments will be noted on our website.

Currently, we have NO suspected cases of Coronavirus within the company and we are taking precautionary measures to continue to protect our staff and customers as advised by the Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England.

So far, we have been able to meet our customer’s expected delivery dates.  However, as a result of the outbreak, some of our lead times for your orders may increase.  We will, of course, keep you informed of any changes to the delivery times of your orders.

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How to get strain gauge readings instantly to your phone or tablet

Bluetooth Strain Transmitter B24-SSB

With the new B24-SSB Bluetooth strain transmitter, you can have instant wireless Bluetooth signal from your strain gauge sensor sent directly to your mobile phone or tablet.

Its fantastic benefits include:

  • Instant Bluetooth Readings using BLE
  • Wide Input Sensitivity Range: +/-6mV/V, +/-12 mV/V, +/-24 mV/V, +/-48mV/V
  • Transmission Range up to 90m
  • Transmit up to 12 Receivers With 1 Device
  • IP67 Immersion Protected Enclosure or OEM Board Only Versions
  • High Measurement Resolution – 5 Settings Available
  • FREE iOS & Android App with Advanced PIN Protection
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