VW Load Cells

VW Load Cells

The Model 4900 Vibrating Wire Load Cell consists of a cylinder of high-strength steel with 3, 4 or 6 vibrating wire strain gauges located around the circumference of the cell. Loads applied to the cell are measured by the vibrating wire strain gauges. The effects of uneven and eccentric loading are minimized by averaging the output of all 3, 4 or 6 individual readings.

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Rated Capacities¹ 100 to 10,000 kN
Over Range 150% F.S.
Resolution 0.025% F.S.
Accuracy² ±0.5% F.S.
Temperature Range −20°C to +80°C
Internal Diameters¹ solid, 25, 50, 75, 100, 125, 150, 200, 250 mm


¹ Other capacities and diameters available on request. Calibrations that exceed Geokon’s NIST traceable capacity of approximately 10,675 kN are subcontracted to an accredited testing laboratory.
² Established under laboratory conditions. System accuracy depends on end loading conditions.