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Tension load cell AF3/R

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Tension load cells for hoppers weighing, strength of linkage levers, and weigh scales, suspended weighing with ropes and rods etc.

Tension load cell

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Tension load cell AF3/R Tension load cell AF3/R Schema
ATEX IECEX Analog Output

Technical Specifications

MaterialStainless steel
Nominal load3000, 6500, 8500 kg
Limit load150 % F.S.
Breaking load500 % F.S.
Supply voltageVcc 15 Max
Output1 mV/V
Output tollerance0,1 % F.S.
Zero tollerance2 % F.S.
Linearity0,03 % F.S.
Hysteresis0,03 % F.S.
Reapeatability0,03 % F.S.
Input resistance350-360 ohm
Output resistance350-353 ohm
Insulation resistance>= 2000 MOhm
Creep (30 Minutes)0,03 % F.S.
Thermal compensation-10 / +40C (14 / +104F)
Operating temperature-20 / +70C (-4 / +158F)
Temperature deviation zero0,003 % F.S. / C
Temperature deviation full scale0,002 % F.S. / C
Protection classIP 67
Standard cable lengthPanel male connector UTS08E4P (Loose female connector UTS6JC8E4S), cable to be defined
For the complete and latest technical specifications, please refer to the technical data sheet which can be downloaded here:
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General precautions to be followed in the installation and assembly of load cells:

  • Follow the direction of application of force on the load cell
  • Do not exceed the limits of the temperature as indicated in the data sheet
  • Do not remove labels from the load cell
  • Adequately protect the cables with sleeves or channels
  • Carry out on each load cell a ground connection with suitable cable, shunt on mounting accessories
  • Do not carry out any welding on the mechanical structure after mounting the load cell
  • Avoid or reduce to a minimum level any mechanical constraints between the rigid structure and the weighing structure to avoid error in weighing and return to zero
  • In case of vibration or dynamic loads product the load cells with puffers / shock absorbers
  • Protect load cell from any dust accumulation with any appropriate means