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.
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
- 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.
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How it works
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.
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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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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Part of a broad instrumentation range
Alfa Laval offers a comprehensive range of instrumentation intended for hygienic applications in the dairy, food, beverage,home care, personal care, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.
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