Technical Support and Advice
The abridged articles below provide useful technical information to assist with the correct understanding and specification of load cells, load pins, pressure transducers, instrumentation and product accessories.
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Getting The Best From Your Load Pin
This article provides both basic and detailed information to assist specifiers in the correct selection and application of load pins. We would highly recommend reading this as it will be of great help to you.
What is a Load Cell?
View some fundamental information regarding load cells that will give you a better understanding of the different types and how they can be used.
Glossary of Terms
Click here to get a detailed Glossary of terms used relating to load cell, load pins, pressure transducers and instrumentation.
A guide to calibration and why it is important to ensure load cells are calibrated regularly.
How to select a load cell
Information on the many different factors you need to consider in order to select the most suitable load cell for a particular application.
Hazardous Area (ATEX) General Information
Basic information about hazardous areas, where they are likely to occur and an overview of ATEX and IEC standards.
ATEX Instruction Manual
View and download the LCM Systems ATEX instruction manual here.
ATEX & IECEx Markings Explained
A comprehensive guide to what the ATEX/IECEx markings mean, specifically in relation to LCM Systems' for both gas and dust categories.
Engineering Unit Conversion Factors
Click here to view the most popular engineering conversion factors relating to load cells, load pins and pressure transducers.