Contact Us to Perform Load Cell Calibration – The load cell has many uses across the scientific and industrial worlds. These units enable users to precisely measure the force or pressure exerted on an object by its weight. Often seen in everything from mobile trucks to small handheld medical instruments, load cells probably have a big role in day-to-day life for many of us. Whether they’re used in factories to weigh materials during the manufacturing process to make certain that products are balanced before being packaged, or whether they’re used to power equipment that raises and lowers items in and out of service areas, load cell calibration ensures that the objects are consistently balanced. This makes it far easier for machines and humans to do their jobs.
However, because some industries may not be using load cell calibration correctly, there are some important steps you can take to ensure that your equipment is working according to its specification and in accordance with your environment. To this end you’ll need to look at your application and make sure that the load cell has been calibrated according to government guidelines. The main things to check are that the sensing unit is calibrated according to the ASME’s Standard 100, which sets the standards for pressure and weight detection on industrial weights and gauges; that the sensor is calibrated in accordance with NALS’s (National Association of Manufacturers) guidelines on measuring mechanical properties of load cells and that the calibration certificate has been issued by a qualified authority.
You can contact us to calibrate your sensor if you feel that your load cell is not working according to the manufacturer’s specifications. The staff in our Calibration Service will carry out a series of tests to identify the problem, including an initial visual inspection of the load cell and its components. From here we can then provide you with detailed advice on how best to solve the problem, and whether or not you should consider contacting a professional service to get your load cell calibration completed as a precautionary measure. In the unlikely event that the problem cannot be resolved in this way, we will advise you on the best course of action to take. Before calling us to carry out load cell calibration, it’s a good idea to ensure that you’ve contacted the manufacturer to ensure that your load cell is functioning according to specifications, and if so, why they have not advised you to carry out a load cell calibration.
Calibration of Load Cell Equipment
When it comes to manufacturing performance evaluation, load cell technology is at the cutting edge of precision measurement equipment. The advances in this technology over the past several years have led to significant improvements in load cell calibration. Calibration, once achieved, is a key factor in measuring equipment efficiency and operation, as well as helping to determine equipment repair costs and overall plant efficiencies. Inequiencies in any one or combination of processes can easily become amplified, thereby causing equipment or machinery breakdowns that cause equipment downtime.
Instructions And Information
To meet regulatory compliance for both commercial and industrial applications, loads must be accurately calibrated on a regular basis to account for any material inconsistency that could affect output and results. For load cell calibration to be truly effective, equipment owners must first establish their own guidelines and metrics for measuring equipment efficiency and then calculate their cell body mass and resistance to load. From these measurements, manufacturers and dealers can determine if load cell calibration is necessary and in what quantities. A manufacturer can establish how many cells should be appropriately employed to achieve maximum load cell efficiency, as well as which types of cells are most cost-effective and efficient for use in particular applications.
If your company uses load cells to measure equipment efficiencies or to maintain industrial performance, you are likely already aware that there are a number of steps involved in the process. The measurement of load cells and their calibration are perhaps one of the most important steps. Fortunately, there are some very simple procedures that ensure accurate calibration of load cells throughout the entire life cycle of the load cells. First, the customer service department should be contacted for instructions and information on how to load cell-calibrate the machine. Once the necessary load cell system components and supplies have been procured, the service personnel should oversee the calibration process. Once the machine is calibrated, the service personnel should return to the shop or factory and remove the load cell from the equipment.