Alfa Laval - Compression load cells

Compression load cells

The Alfa Laval Weighing System with Compression Load Cells provides precision measurement for hygienic mixing, dosing, level regulation or batch processes. Compact and straightforward, it is perfect for use in tanks from 300 kg up to 100 tons in size.

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Hygienic weighing accuracy – both easy and flexible

  • Maximize process uptime with high-precision, high-accuracy load cell measurement
  • Cut costs and contamination risks thanks to hygienic, hermetically sealed stainless steel design
  • Easy to install, operate, maintain and clean due to compact footprint, load cell management, and straighforward design with no moving parts
  • Versatile, customizable weighing solution with broad range of fieldbus interfaces, digital cables and ATEX and IECEx versions

For accurate measurements for hygienic processes, count on the Alfa Laval Weighing System with Compression Load Cells. These capacitive digital load cells tolerate very high overloads, sideloads and torsion. It covers weighing needs from 0 to 100,000 kg and tolerates up to 1,000% overload. Perfect for use in the food, dairy, brewery, and pharmaceutical industries.

Applications

  • Process weighing
  • Tank, vessel and silo
  • Filling and dosing
  • Level measurement

 

Special product models:

ATEX and IECEx versions for use in potentially explosive areas available

Tired of unreliable and unhygienic load cells?

The Alfa Laval load cells are based on a patented digital capacitive technology that features a number of advantages compared to other technologies used for measuring force and weight.

Top ten reasons for choosing the new weighing solutions from Alfa Laval

How it works

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Reliable, low-cost operation

Because the capacitive sensor is not in contact with the load cell body, the load cells are largely unaffected by overloads, side loads, shocks and welding voltages. Therefore straightforward mechanical load cell installation is possible. This eliminates the expense of complicated mounting kits and overload protection devices.

Plug-and-play installation

A standard RG 58 coaxial cable up to 50 meters in length is all that is required to install the Weighing system. A patented Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) directly converts, compensates and calibrates the signal from the non-contact capacitive sensor. Calibration of the digital load cells is independent of the load cell cable length.

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Product catalogue

Alfa Laval's hygienic equipment product catalogue "Close at hand" includes product leaflets, performance curves, links to animations, brochures and price lists for ordering purposes.

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CAD portal

Download the product models in Neutral or Native CAD file formats. It is also possible to download 3D PDF files.

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Part of a broad instrumentation range

Alfa Laval offers a comprehensive range of instrumentation intended for hygienic applications in the dairy, foodbeverage,home carepersonal care, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

For a broader instrumentation range, explorer the differentproduct categories: analytical instruments, cleaning validation instruments, flow instruments, level instruments, pressure instruments and temperature instruments.