The PTC-1 series load cells are based on the conventional low profile or pancake load cell principle. The internal construction is a shear web design, offering high natural frequency, low deflection and excellent resistance to side and torsion forces.
The PTC-1 is constructed from stainless steel offering excellent corrosion resistance. There is an optional mounting base available, which is required if the load cell is to be used in tension. The mounting base is also constructed from stainless steel.
The standard load cell is supplied with an integral MIL spec. connector and supplied with a mating connector.
The PTC-1 is ideally suited to many testing applications, where high stability and low height are essential requirements.
The PTC-1 can be supplied with any of LCM Systems range of load cell instrumentation, and can be supplied calibrated as a complete ready to go system.
Please consult our technical department for any technical advice required on this product or the interfacing with our instrumentation.
|Rated Load (FSO)||5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 300, 500, 750, 1000, 2000kN|
|Overload Range||150% FSO|
|Ultimate Breaking Load||> 300% FSO|
|Maximum Transverse Load||100% FSO|
|Maximum Permissible Dynamic Load||75% FSO (through centre thread only)|
|Transverse Load Effect (at 10% FSO)||≤±0.03% FSO|
|Excitation Voltage||10vdc recommended (18vdc maximum)|
|Input Resistance||800Ω (5kN to 500kN), 430Ω (750kN to 2000kN)|
|Output Resistance||705Ω (5kN to 500kN), 352Ω (750kN to 2000kN)|
|Insulation Resistance||> 5GΩ@ 50vdc|
|Compensated Temperature Range||-10 to +40 °C|
|Operating Temperature Range||-10 to +70 °C|
|Storage Temperature Range||-20 to +80 °C|
|Zero Temperature Coefficient||≤±0.003% FSO/°C|
|Span Temperature Coefficient||≤±0.003% FSO/°C|
|Deflection at Rated Load||0.06mm (5kN to 25kN) 0.09mm (50kN to 100kN)
0.17mm (200kN to 300kN) 0.17mm (500kN)
0.23mm (750kN to 1000kN) 0.21mm (2000kN)
|Environmental Protection Level||IP66|
|Weight (load cell only)||1.60kg (5kN to 25kN) 2.45kg (50kN to 100kN)
5.80kg (200kN to 300kN) 6.80kg (500kN)
16.5kg (750kN to 1000kN) 35kg (2000kN)
Please see below for dimension and drawing of each option. Other options may also be available. Please contact LCM Systems technical department to discuss your requirements.
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