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An Overview of the Stress Gauge Load Cell – A strain gauge load cell, sometimes referred to as a strain gauge load cell, is a device that uses strain to produce enough mechanical force to make mechanical power. In most cases, it is made up of a rectangular arrangement of spring steel wire, called a strain gauge spring, and a flexible metal body that is known as a strain gauge spring. This metal body tends to be made of either aluminum or stainless steel, depending on the appropriate material for the job, to accommodate both light and heavy products.
The strain gauge load cell measures the amount of force exerted on a load cell through its flexible wire spring. Because it is only one component of the entire device, it does not require any other device that is specifically designed for it such as a potentiometer or a time meter. As a result, this particular type of mechanical cell is very compact, even when incorporating multiple strain gauges into its assembly. It is also capable of integrating with a wide range of machinery, because it does not need to connect directly to a power source.
A strain gauge load cell can be used in a variety of applications, including electrical testing, electronic circuit performance measurement, wire size analysis, current detection, and mechanical strain gauge applications. Its most popular application is testing the resistance change of a circuit using a strain gauge. This is because it can measure the variation in resistance across a series of conductors. For example, if two conductors are tested, one will have a higher resistance to change than the other, while the load cell will display a constant voltage across the two. Another application of the device is the detection of a voltage difference between two dissimilar metals, for example, a wound inductive current source and a non-inductive source.
How Does a Strain Gauge Load Cell Work?
A strain gauge load cell is basically a cell which use strain to produce mechanical force, instead of electricity. In general, it contains an arrangement of steel wires called a strain gauge, a metal case which are known as a strain gauge spring, and an inner steel tube which are known as the primary commutator. The strain gauge in the load cell measures the strain produced by an applied force. Generally, this strain is measured in pounds per square inch. The amount of strain can be zero or negative. The strain gauge enables the operator to control the force, so that it will not exceed the limit that can be generated by the system under consideration.
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There are several types of strain gauges used in load cells. The most common strain gauges are the closed loop strain gauges, which are usually made up of stainless steel wires. These strain gauges are widely used for applications where the applied force will not exceed the limit of the motor used for controlling the machine. Examples of these applications include automotive pump pressure testing, tension checks, shaft load measurements, etc. The non-closure wound strain gauge is also used to measure the strain produced, but it has its limitations, such as the time required to heat the sample and increase the resistance.
Another type of strain gauge load cell, which operates using a wire wound around a metal surface, is known as the screw gauge. The strain gauge in such a cell can be closed or open, depending on the shape of the metal surface, such as a flat plate or a round ring. When closed, the wire tends to contract, as the metal begins to heat. When opened, the wire continues to expand as the metal heats.