The fundamental shape and construction of load cells has barely changed in decades. Even as strain gauge technology has advanced, and applications have grown, the basic solid metal beam has endured.
Brexit regulatory deadlines are fast approaching—starting January 1, 2023, UK CA certification will be required for all applications in potentially explosive atmospheres and/or hazardous locations. And VPG is ready! We’ve already secured UK CA certification for relevant applications.
VGP Grain Flow Sensor for Combine Harvester
A solution based on a heavily modified version of a standard force sensor enables farmers to monitor in real time how much grain is being harvested. The highly accurate measurement data is correlated with GPS data to provide precise yield calculations by specific area.