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Sensors For Thermo-Mechanical Analyzers

Market: Industrial | Product Line: Load Cells


Customer manufactures test equipment for material properties analysis. The instruments measure dimensional changes under various thermal and force inputs, for determination of thermal coefficient of expansion and other mechanical properties. Accurate force and displacement measurements are critical.

Customer Challenge:

In need of a highly stable, custom load cell to be placed securely in a high heat environment while subjected to input forces.

SMD Sensor Solution:

Strain Measurement Devices produced a custom S251 model load cell that is smaller than the standard device, to fit in a limited available space.

Overload Protection: Strain Measurement Devices has designed an overload feature that prevents the load cell from deflection beyond it’s 200% maximum limit. This design allows the customer to develop operating procedures with the confidence that their instrument will survive well beyond it’s warranty specification.