Products

Overview: Force & Load

Load cells and force sensors manufactured by tecsis LP include compression load cells in industry-standard donut and through-hole designs, low profile 'pancake' models, and robust canister configurations. We offer in-line and rod end load cells, shackle and load pins, cantilever beams, single point load cells, and universal load cells to measure both tension and compression. We also offer shaft-or flange-mount reaction torque sensors, each one fine-tuned to your specifications.

Our technical know-how and manufacturing capabilities enable tecsis LP to provide standard, modified, or completely custom products to mesh with your applications needs. We can build miniatures, submersibles, or use exotic materials like MONEL®, INCONEL® or HASTELLOY® alloys, and we offer a complete selection of electrical output, measuring range, and accuracy. 

Pancake Load Cells

Pancake load cells are highly accurate and designed to monitor forces in tension or compression. The versatile low profile design integrates into a variety of applications.

Fatigue Rated Pancake Load Cell

Rugged and reliable, fatigue-rated pancake load cells are built to last with a lifespan up to 100 million fully reversed cycles. These tension and/or compression load cells are offered in ranges from 50 to 200,000 lbs. They feature fully-welded stainless steel construction and a versatile low profile design for easy integration. Engineered for long term multi-cycle testing applications including durability testing, material fatigue testing, component life cycle and general structural testing.

F2229 F2229 Pancake: 50 - 200,000 lbs product details

Compression Only Pancake Load Cell

Compression-only pancake load cells feature an integral load button and familiar low profile design to cover a wide range of test and measurement installations. The robust design delivers outstanding long term stability and linearity to ±0.10. These load cells can measure compression forces from 5 to 500,000 lb and are available with overload stops, vibration resistance, and internal amplification options to meet the challenges of any application.

XLPC XLPC Pancake: 25 - 10,000 lbs product details
F1234 F1234 Pancake: 5 - 500,000 lb product details

Tension & Compression Pancake Load Cell

Pancake load cells capable of measurement in both tension and compression – often called ‘universal’ load cells – provide reliable feedback of both parameters in a single installation. Offered with industry-standard bolt patterns and a threaded through-hole design, these load cells come in a variety of sizes, ranges, and outputs. Universal pancake load cells are rugged and resistant to side loading, and can perform in the most demanding applications.

F2222 F2222 Pancake: 5 - 500,000 lbs product details
F2210 F2210 Pancake: 0.5 - 2,000 kN product details

Compression Load Cells

From our heavy duty high accuracy canister load cells to our popular 'button' style miniatures, every compression load cell we manufacture is designed with your needs in mind. We offer ranges from a few grams to millions of pounds, analog or digital output, in-line amplification, a variety of mating and cable assemblies, and mounting options as unique as your application.

Miniature Load Cell

For applications where space is limited, these versatile low profile compression units are as thin as 0.13" yet deliver solid performance in ranges from 50 grams up to 1,000 lbs.

F1226 F1226 Miniature: 5 - 50,000 lbs product details
F1222 F1222 Subminiature: 50 g - 1,000 lbs product details
F1224 F1224 Compact: 250 - 100,000 lbs product details
F1211 F1211 Miniature: 1 - 1000kN product details

Industrial Load Cell

Compression load cells combine welded stainless steel construction and proven strain gage technology to deliver long term stability and repeatable performance. These robust, reliable and cost effective load cells are the ideal solution for critical high capacity applications.

F1229 F1229 Industrial: 25 - 10,000 lbs product details
F1233 F1233 Canister: 10,000 - 750,000 lbs product details
F1228 F1228 Canister: 1 - 1,000 t product details
F1301 F1301 Thin Film: 10 - 200 kN product details
F1234 F1234 Pancake: 5 - 500,000 lb product details
F1119 / F1136 F1119 / F1136 Hydraulic: 50 kN product details

Universal Load Cell

Universal Tension/Compression Load Cell – Standard Industrial

Universal load cells are capable of measuring both tension and compression forces from 25 to 200,000 lbs. These bidirectional load cells mount with a variety of threaded connections to fit most applications. Built to survive harsh industrial environments with fully welded stainless steel construction, universal load cells from tecsis employ proven strain gage technology capable of calibration class ±0.03% FSO linearity. Universal load cells feature very low deflection and minimal sensitivity to extraneous forces, making them a workhorse in the industry. They are adaptable to many applications with internal or in-line amplification, metric threads, integral cable or a variety of connector options and dual bridge designs available heavy duty high accuracy canister unit designed to measure ranges from 100 to 200,000 lbs. ASTM E74 calibration. Tension and compression load cells are available with dual bridge design, integral cable and metric threads for easy integration into new or existing applications.

F2213 F2213 Industrial: 25 - 10,000 lbs product details
F2232 F2232 Industrial: 500 - 5,000 lbs product details
F2233 F2233 Canister: 100 - 200,000 lbs product details

Universal Tension/Compression Load Cell - Miniature

Miniature tension and compression load cells - from 0.75" to 1.38" in diameter - are capable of outstanding performance over ranges from 50 grams up to 10,000 pound. Miniature load cells are capable of combined linearity and hysteresis of ±0.20% FSO and provide a standard mV/V output. The threaded load connection is offered in English or metric threads. These universal load cells are built to perform in demanding environments with welded stainless steel construction and an operating temperature range from -65° to +250°F. Options include overload protection, underwater cable, extended TC, and in-line amplification.

F2225 F2225 Miniature, T/C: 1,000 g - 1,000 lbs product details
F2220 F2220 Subminiature, T/C: 150 g - 1,000 lbs product details
F2234 F2234 Low Profile: 10 - 1,000 lbs product details

Donut and Through Hole Load Cells

A variation of the compression load cell with a 'through-hole' design for installation around bolts or shafts. Fully welded stainless steel construction and high overload capability for optimum performance. Available for ranges from 100 g up to 100,000 lbs with accuracy from 0.25% to 0.50%.

F6212 F6212 Donut Load Cell – Large ID 450 to 33,700 lbs product details
F6227 F6227 Load Washer: 500 - 300,000 lbs product details
F6210 F6210 Bolt Force: 15 - 500 kN product details

In-line and Rod End Load Cells

Rod end and in-line force measurement is critical in monitoring cranes, hoists and other lifting devices. These bidirectional load cells are available with a variety of thread options, ranges, and outputs for easy integration into new or existing systems. Available with fatigue and safety ratings.

Rod End & In-line Load Cell

Rod-end design used for in-line bi-directional force measurement. Customer selectable ranges and thread combinations to match any application. Also available with fatigue and safety ratings.

F2226 F2226 Rod End, Male/Male: 2,000 - 750,000 lbs product details
F2227 F2227 Rod End, Female/Female: 2,000 - 200,000 lbs product details
F2235 F2235 Rod End, Male/Female: 2,000 - 200,000 lbs product details
F2236 F2236 Rod End, Female/Female: 50 - 10,000 lbs product details
F2301, F23C1 F2301, F23C1 Rod End, Male/Male: 1 - 100 kN product details

S-Type Load Cell

The unique design of the S-type beam load cell delivers outstanding performance in both tension and compression applications. These units are highly accurate, can have internal overload protection and are available in a variety of ranges, sizes, and outputs.

F2237 F2237 S-Type: 25 - 40,000 lbs product details
F2211 F2211 S-Type: 0.5 - 50 kN product details
F2808 F2808 Miniature S-Type product details

Tension Link Load Cell

This model features a one piece steel design which has a structural strength of up to 5 times the rated capacity. Ranges up to 100,000 lbs. and a combined linearity, hysteresis and repeatability of ±0.25% FSO

F7201 F7201 Tension Link: 10,000 - 100,000 lbs product details

Load Pin

Force sensing load pins are a unique type of load cell designed to replace existing clevis bolts, shear pins, shear axles, pulley shafts, and other load bearing pins. We can provide a form-fit-function load pin replacement that eliminates special fixturing and allows the current clevis configuration to be transformed into a precision load monitoring system. Clevis pins and load pins from tecsis are constructed of all-welded stainless steel. They are shock and vibration resistant and are hermetically sealed to survive in the most severe operating conditions. We offer ranges from 3,000 to 200,000 pounds and accuracies to 0.03%.

F5301 &  F53C1 F5301 & F53C1 Load Pin: 5 - 200 kN product details

Shackle Load Cell

The Model XLK shackle assembly load cell improves upon the traditional load pin arrangement used to measure tensile forces on cranes, hoists, and other lifting devices. The unique shackle body design consists of dual sensing elements built into each leg of the shackle and provides accuracy up to 0.15% over ranges from 1,000 to 20,000lbs.

F9222 F9222 Shackle, Amplified: 1,000 - 20,000 lbs product details

Cantilever Load Cells

Bending beam, or cantilever, load cells are rugged and highly accurate and suitable for a wide variety of both static and dynamic applications. The bending beam design measures loads and forces with ±0.1% accuracy (FSO, combined) over ranges from 25 grams to 10,000 lbs. Standard output is mV/V, with in-line amplification available.

Bending Beam Load Cell

Bending beam, or cantilever, load cells are rugged and highly accurate and suitable for a wide variety of both static and dynamic weighing and force measuring applications. The unique bending beam design measures loads and forces with ±0.1% accuracy (FSO, combined) over ranges from 25 grams to 10,000 lbs.

F3833 F3833 Bending Beam: 20 - 500 kg product details
F4801 F4801 Single Point: 3 - 250 kg product details
F4812 F4812 Single Point: 50 - 650 kg product details
F4817 F4817 Single Point: 100 - 2,000 kg product details

Shear Beam Load Cell

Shear Beam load cells look similar to bending beam cells, with the same low profile and small footprint. However, instead of bending the beam which contains the sensing elements, the structure of the load cell is designed to place that beam into shear. The result is a compact yet high range load cell for both static and dynamic weighing applications. Shear beam load cells deliver ±0.03% accuracy FSO (combined) over ranges up to 22,500 pounds. Variations of this design are found in precision load applications such as hopper and tank weighing, crane weighing, platform scales, truck scales, and silo weighing.

F3221 F3221 Standard Shear Beam Load Cell 100 to 10,000 lbs. product details
F3301/F33C1 F3301/F33C1 Standard Shear Beam Load Cell 450 to 22,500 lbs. product details
F3831 F3831 Shear Beam: 500 - 10,000 kg product details

Parallelogram Load Cell

The parallelogram load cell is a unique double-cantilever beam design which provides a compact unit with ±0.02% repeatability, integral overload protection, and a high tolerance for off-center loading. The highly sensitive parallelogram configuration delivers outstanding performance in both tension and compression applications up to 500 pounds. This economical load cell is packaged for OEM process applications and is not a sealed unit.

F9212 F9212 Standard Parallelogram Load Cell 2.2 to 500 lbs. product details

Miniature Load Cell

F1226 F1226 Miniature: 5 - 50,000 lbs product details
F1222 F1222 Subminiature: 50 g - 1,000 lbs product details
F1224 F1224 Compact: 250 - 100,000 lbs product details
F2225 F2225 Miniature, T/C: 1,000 g - 1,000 lbs product details
F2220 F2220 Subminiature, T/C: 150 g - 1,000 lbs product details
F2234 F2234 Low Profile: 10 - 1,000 lbs product details

Torque

Reaction Torque Transducers

Shaft or flange mounted torque transducers utilizing foil strain gage bridges with bi-directional output. Built for industrial applications.

Bolt Load Sensor

Construction utilizes high strength stainless steel with a load washer design. The inner and outer diameter is sized to fit standard bolts.

F6227 F6227 Load Washer: 500 - 300,000 lbs product details