Underwater Load Cell offers Tension and Compression Measurement

When approached by one of our customers to design a load cell for underwater tension measurement, We looked at our core range of products and decided the DDE style load cell, which features M12x1.75 male threads at each end, would best meet the customer’s requirement, but this model as standard is only rated to IP65. With a small, quick and cost effective re-design we changed the construction to Stainless Steel with two halves locking together with a seal.  Internally it was further protected by back-filling with an inert waterproof gel.  The electrical termination is a tough IP68 multicore cable that is connected through an IP68 cable gland, to complete fully submersible sealing. The new underwater load cell has been designated […]

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