8402 Miniature load cell

Very compact, small dimensions, robust, sturdy, reliable, universal, made of stainless steel

  • Features

    • Available ranges from 0 ... 1 kN up to 0 ... 100 kN
    • Accuracy typically 0.5 % F.S.
    • Very small dimensions
    • Drug chain qualified cable
    • Made of stainless steel
    • With standardized output signal
  • Product data

    Model 8402
    Measuring range

    0 … 1 kN
    0 … 2 kN
    0 … 5 kN
    0 … 10 kN
    0 … 20 kN
    0 … 50 kN
    0 … 100 kN

    Direction of force Compression
    Standardization Yes
    Signal output 1.5 mV/V
    Protection class IP54
    Overload protection No
    Pull-plate No
    Load introduction button No
    Range of operating temperature -30 ... +100 °C
    Specific characteristics
    • Very small dimensions
    • Drug chain qualified cable
    • Made of stainless steel
  • Description

    This, related to its measuring range, miniaturized load cell enables an universal and reliable operation in industries and laboratories. It is well suited for compression measurements in very restricted structures. The load cell is a compact construction and made of superrefined steel. Therefore it can be used in many fields of industry, like.

    Examples are:

    • Press-in force measurements on longitudinal and transversal connections
    • Compression force measurements on punch and roller applicancy
    • Spring tension measurements on shock absorbers for cars
    • Contact pressure determination in push rods
    • Compression force measurements on compressed-air knee-lever presses

    Thanks to the rounded top, in shape of a little hat, the force to be measured is led into the sensor centrically and free of lateral force.

    Strain gauges arranged in a full bridge are applied on the generated surface of the sensor. By applying a force to the strain gauge bridge the resistance change of the strain gauges is transformed into an output voltage which is directly proportional to the measured force.

    The load cells have to be mounted on a smooth, plane parallel surface. They can be fixed with contact glue or silicone. To receive an adequate measurement accuracy neither transversal nor lateral forces have to influence the load cell.

    Clamp forces acting laterally on the load cell have to be avoided. During installation or mounting you have to take care that the cable outlet and the cable of the load cell are not stressed by tension and bending forces.

    The output signal of the connecting plug is 1.5 mV/V, so that a parallel connection or an exchange can easily be done, without the need to re-adjust the processing electronics.

  • Data Sheet & Downloads

    Data sheet
    Operation manual
    Further info
  • Videos

    Example showing load cell fitted under pre-load with extreme overload protection

    Youtube channel Burster Youtube Channel


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Metal / Steel Industry
Railway Industry
Utility Vehicles

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