Compared to bar-style load cells, this disc load cell is simpler to mount, providing a more straightforward integration into your design. Made from a robust steel-alloy, it can read a capacity of up to 50kg. The load cell incorporates four strain gauges arranged in a wheatstone bridge formation. The wiring color code is as follows: red for E+, green for O+, black for E-, and white for O-. This load cell also boasts an IP66 protection rating, ensuring its durability and resilience in various conditions.
The disc load cell measures 20mm x 11mm and comes with a 2000mm wire. This compact size and ample wire length make it a versatile and adaptable component for a wide range of applications.
With the Sparkfun Disc Load Cell - 50kg (TAS606), you can confidently measure and monitor weight with precision and ease. Whether you're designing a new gadget, conducting scientific research, or developing an industrial application, this load cell delivers reliable and accurate results every time.
For further information and instructions on how to use this load cell, please refer to the provided datasheet and the Load Cell Amplifier Hookup Guide. To get started with load cells in general, consider the Getting Started with Load Cells guide.