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.
Our unique EDOC coating provides long-lasting anti-corrosion protection for load cells. Here’s the story behind the innovation and how it’s been proven for 15 years.
VPG Force Sensors is the new brand name of VPG Transducers. We’re excited to introduce our new name, logo and tagline and tell you the story behind it all.
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.
A force sensor attached to the top of the x-ray plate of a mammography machine protects women by ensuring just the right amount of compression is exerted – enough to get the required clear image without causing unnecessary discomfort
A Longitudinal Load Moment Limiter system with an integrated customized extensometer enables manufacturers of telehandlers to comply with the new EN15000 stability standard. VPG Transducer’s field-proven system ensures the equipment operates only within the intended load limits
VPG Transducers developed an innovative two-in-one force sensor solution that provides manufacturers of aerial working platforms (AWP) with a cost-effective way to comply with the EN280/EN13849 stability standard.
A solution consisting of four load cells and a connected digital junction box has enabled a developer of advanced hospital beds to offer real-time patient weight monitoring capabilities for bedbound patients