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Flintec launches load cells for food processing

May 05
14:13 2013

Flintec UK Ltd. has launched single-point load cells geared toward heavy-duty food environments; according to the manufacturing, the units offer high accuracy and durability.

The PC7 load cells are rated to IP69K and IP68 protection levels to endure frequent washdowns with high-pressure cleaning equipment. According to the manufacturer, the load cells are suited for applications where oversize platform dimensions are specified.

Rated load cells

The new load cells are rated 100kg, 250kg and 500kg and certified to OIML 4,000d by the UK’s National Measurement Office (NMO). They are constructed from electro-polished stainless steel, in order to meet stringent food processing requirements.

According to Flintec Group Managing Director David Weeks, “Previously in the industry, stronger load cells tended to be less sensitive and less accurate, whereas more precise load cells were weaker and less able to cope with extreme conditions. We want to deliver the best of both worlds – high quality, extremely accurate load cells that can withstand the most punishing environments.”


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