Tension/compression load cells measure the force applied to the centre threads of the load cell.

• Stainless steel
• Infinite resolution
• Miniature

Care should be taken to ensure that the load sensor is not exposed to load or force in excess of its capability. The range of tension/compression load cell (universal load cell) selected should therefore be appropriate for the maximum force (including transient forces) that can be applied to it. One particular feature of this transducer is its very small size.