The LCB500 from FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology Inc., Irvine, CA, is a tension and compression load cell with USB output. Machined from a single block of metal, the sensor features metal foil strain gauge technology, ±0.25% nonlinearity, 0.002–0.005 in. nominal deflection, and a compact, rugged design. Included software lets you monitor the sensor's output in real time. Applications include silos, hoppers, and large weighing platforms to be used in aggressive environments such as those in the chemical and petrochemical industries.
FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology Inc.