Latest News

The latest news stories relating to our range of load cell and instrumentation products can be viewed below. This section will be updated regularly with application stories, articles, product updates and other interesting information relating to LCM Systems.

2000kN & 3000kN PTC-1 load cells
2000kN & 3000kN PTC-1 Load Cells
21st Oct 2022

These stainless steel load cells are a custom design version of our PTC-1 tension and compression load cells. Four 2000kN and six 3000kN load cells have been manufactured for our US distributors.

650N Beam Load Cells
650N Beam Load Cells
30th Sep 2022

These tiny beam load cells have been manufactured for a UK customer that specialises in the investigation and removal of hazardous materials. The load cells will be installed on a U bracked that is fixed to a pneumatic motor to measure the reaction force

2te D Load Shackles
2te Load Shackles for Condition Monitoring
23rd Sep 2022

This week we have despatched these tiny 2 tonne rated load shackles for a customer in Australia that specialises in animatronics.

XY, Dual Bridge, Bi Directional Load Pins
ATEX/IECEx Dual Bridge, XY, Bi Directional Load Pins
9th Sep 2022

These 1000klbf (454 tonne) rated load pins have been designed and manufactured for a US company. 24 have been made in total, each with a diameter of 252mm, 873mm long and weighing 280kgs.

3te tension load cell
6250lbf Tension Load Cells
2nd Sep 2022

We have recently designed and manufactured 16 stainless steel tension load cells for our US distributor, Interface Force Measurement Solutions. They will ultimately be going to a marine crane and winch manufacturer.

100te Hazardous Area Compression Load Cells
100te Hazardous Area Compression Load Cells
19th Aug 2022

These 100 tonne hazardous area compression load cells, ordered by one of our UK customers, are from our standard CPA range, which now includes ATEX/IECEx explosion proof (Ex d) and intrinsically safe (Ex i) options.

50te Telemetry Load Links
50te Stainless Steel Wireless Load Links
11th Aug 2022

We recently manufactured 15 stainless steel wireless load links, each rated to 50 tonnes, for a leading UK wireless telecoms infrastructure provider.

25te Load Shackle with red paint
25te Submersible Load Shackle
29th Jul 2022

This 25te subsea load shackle has been despatched to a UK tidal turbine company. At their request it was designed to have no stainless steel components in order to minimise corrosion.

285te Shackle Load Pins
285te Shackle Load Pins
7th Jul 2022

These 285te load pins will be fitted into load shackles and used for mooring line load monitoring on a single point mooring buoy. 

5kN DCE Tension & Compression Load Cell
5kN DCE Tension & Compression Load Cells
30th Jun 2022

These tiny DCE tension and compression load cells have been purchased by our distributor in Singapore for a customer who will use them to measure the central force on round parts using four actuators.

1000kN PTC-1 Tension and Compression Load Cell
1000kN PTC-1 Tension & Compression Load Cell
24th Jun 2022

Despatched to a UK customer this week that specialises in subsea fluid transfer for the offshore oil exploration and production industry was this 1000kN rated PTC-1 tension and compression load cell.

12.5klbf Load Pins
12.5klbf Load Measuring Pins
10th Jun 2022

These load pins have been especially designed to fit within a latch mechanism to measure the force required to operate the latch.