8417 Miniature tension and compression load cell

Small dimensions, robust, quick and easy assembling, stainless steel

  • Features

    • Measuring ranges from 0 ... 10 N to 0 ... 5 kN
    • Very small dimensions
    • Made of stainless steel
    • Rugged construction
    • Simple screw mounting
  • Product data

    Model 8417
    Measuring range

    0 ... 10 N
    0 ... 20 N
    0 … 50 N
    0 … 100 N
    0 … 200 N
    0 … 500 N
    0 … 1000 N
    0 … 2000 N
    0 … 5000 N

    Direction of force Tension and compression
    Standardization Option
    Signal output

    1.2 mV/V
    5 … 30 mV/V
    depending on measuring range

    Protection class IP54
    Overload protection No
    Pull-plate No
    Load introduction button No
    Range of operating temperature 0 ... +80 °C
    Specific characteristics
    • Very small dimensions
    • Made of stainless steel
    • Rugged construction
    • Simple screw mounting
  • Description

    This tension/compression load cell is an especially small component, which can be easily integrated in a girder assembly between two cables or chains for measuring force. The outside threadings along its axis of symmetry can accommodate various adapters or are suitable for screwing into a threaded hole that is quick and easy to produce.

    The radial connection cable is extremely flexible and designed for a wide range of motion. In order to achieve the greatest possible stability for such a small sensor, making it suitable not only for the laboratory but also for industrial use, all parts have been welded together including the cable guide bush in the sensor housing.

    Typical areas of application include the determining forces in Bowden cable, testing the durability of soldered and welded joints, measuring tractive forces of plug connections or monitoring forces when winding cables onto cable reels.

    Load cell model 8417 measures the tension or compression force between both axially mounted metric exterior threads on the cylindrical sensor housing. Forces are only applied to the threadings, which are especially long, to accommodate counter nuts and must not be affected by external influences such as bending, lateral force or torsion.

    Any contact with units affixed to the sensor housing - even on the front - must be avoided.

    The measurement element is a membrane perpendicular to the axis of the sensor with a strain gauge full bridge applied to the inner surface, which requires stable excitation with a rated value of approx. 1.2 mV/V.

    The connection cable is fed radially through a sleeve from the housing. Standardization of the output signal in the cable to 1.0 mV/V is optional.

  • Data Sheet & Downloads

    Data sheet
    Operation manual
    Further info
  • Accessories

    pdf Rod ends with internal/external thread for force introduction
  • Press information

    Subminiature Tension and Compression Load Cells for Sensitive Force Measurement at Delicate Places

    Tension and compression load cells series 8416 and 8417 from burster are already thousandfold proven in most varied applications. They are also available in smallest measuring ranges of 0 … 20 N up to 0 … 50 N they ideally suit for tasks in the...

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