DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION ANDHRA PRADESH

Name of the staff Designation Branch Institute Semester Subject Subject code Topic Duration Subtopic Teaching Aids : : : : : : : : D. Simhachalam Lecturer A.E.I.E K.D.R.G.P.T, Wanaparthy. III Process Instrumentation-I AEI-305 Conductivity, Weight and Humidity measurement : 100 minutes : Specifications of Hydraulic Load cel : PPTs, animations, Diagrams
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Objectives
Upon completion of this topic, you would be able to know about
• • Specifications of Load cells Specifications of Hydraulic load cells

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Load cell specifications
The general specification defines the minimum requirement for
• • • Construction Performance Features of the Load cells

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Functional Performance Requirements
The accuracy of the measuring system shall be better than 0.2% This includes
• error of hysteresis • Linearity • Repeatability • Ambient temperature. Effects

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Functional Performance Requirements…
• Should have built in load cells. • Should be immune to Radio Frequency Interference / Electro Magnetic Interference. • Ambient temperature limit for operation -200ºC to 600ºC
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Functional Performance Requirements…

• The out put of the load cell should be more than 2mv /volt.

• Load cell impendence shall be more than 600 Ω

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Tagging
A permanently attached Stainless tag stamped with the following information:
• • • Manufactures Name / Trade Mark Model No. Serial No.

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Tagging…
• Tag No • Supply Voltage • Current Output 4-20ma • Service • Any other which vendor may like to specify

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Packing

• All parts & openings shall be sealed. • The connections shall be properly covered with wooden, plastic or metal friction plugs • The equipment is adequately protected & packed to meet the shipping & delivery requirements.
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Special Test Requirements
• Ambient Temperature • Maximum : 43 o C • Minimum • Design : 9oC : 50 o C

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Special Test Requirements…
• Relative Humidity Max / Mean: 85% at 35 o C / 75% at 30 o C • Atmospheric Environment • Rainfall :Highly Corrosive

:1300 – 2400 mm per annum

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Hydraulic Load cell specifications
• Accuracy • Thermal drift : ±1% F.S. : 0.1% F.S. / °C

• Operating temperature : −20 to +60°C • Overload : 1.2 × F.S.

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Hydraulic Load cell specifications…
• Measurement ranges: 45 kg to 450000 kg • Inaccuracy • Cost : ± 0.1% to ± 1% of full scale :750 $ to 1500 $ (Dallers)

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Hydraulic Load cell specifications…
Capacity 250 KN 500 750 KN KN 1000 1 KN 500 KN 2000 KN

Cell thickness

28 mm 30 mm

Distribution plate thickness

28 m m 40 m m

28 28 30 30 mm mm mm mm 40 45 45 45 mm mm mm mm

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The HYDLO Hydraulic Load Cell

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Summary
We have discussed about
• • Specifications of Load cells Specifications of Hydraulic load cells

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Quiz
1. The general specification of load cell defines the minimum requirement for a) b) c) d) Construction Performance Features of the Load cells Above all

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1. The accuracy of the measuring system (Load cell) shall be better than 0.5% 0.7% 0.2% 0.1%

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The out put of the load cell shall be more than a) b) c) d) 2mv /volt 1mv /volt 0.5mv /volt 0.2mv /volt

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1. The Load cell impendence shall be more than a) b) c) d) 200 Ω 400 Ω 600 Ω 500 Ω

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The accuracy of the hydraulic load cell should be a) ±0.1% F.S b) c) d) ±0.5% F.S ±2% F.S ±1% F.S

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1. The operating temperature of the hydraulic load cell is a) −20 to +60°C b) c) d) −2 to +60°C −50 to +600°C None

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1. The measurement range of the hydraulic load cell is a) 4.5 kg to 45000 kg b) c) d) 45 kg to 450000 kg 0.45 kg to 4500 kg 450 kg to 4500000 kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. 3.

List the general specifications of the Load cells. List the specifications of the Hydraulic Load cells.

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