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3138_0 S Type Load Cell (0-100kg) - CZL301C

Product Code: 3138
Excl. VAT: £49.57 Incl. VAT: £59.48
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A load cell is a force sensing module - a carefully designed metal structure, with small elements called strain gauges mounted in precise locations on the structure.

Load cells are designed to measure a specific force, and ignore other forces being applied.

The electrical signal output by the load cell is very small and requires specialized amplification. Fortunately, the 1046 PhidgetBridge will perform all the amplification and measurement of the electrical output.

This S-Type load cell can be operated in compression or tension.

Product Features

  • Maximum Load Capacity: 100 kg
  • Wheatstone Bridge Sensor
  • Individually calibrated at the factory
  • Measures compressive or tensile force
  • Plugs into 1046 - PhidgetBridge 4-Input 

Sensor Properties

Sensor Type Compression/Tension Load Cell
Weight Capacity Max 100 kg
Maximum Overload 120 kg


Electrical Properties

Output Impedance 350 Ω
Supply Voltage Max 5 V DC


Physical Properties

Compensated Temperature Min -10 °C
Compensated Temperature Max 40 °C
Operating Temperature Min -20 °C
Operating Temperature Max 55 °C
Cable Length 3 m
Cable Gauge 20 AWG
Material Alloy Steel
Screw Thread Size M6





Make sure to calibrate your load cell before using it. You can find information on how to calibrate the cell in the 3137 Datasheet. You should also look at the 1046 – PhidgetBridge Product Manual.


The 3138 connects to a bridge on the 1046 – PhidgetBridge 4-Input

The following table shows how to connect the Load Cell Wires to the bridge connectors.

Wire Color Red Green White Black/Yellow
Bridge Connector 5V + - GND




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View File3138_0 Mechanical Drawing    Size: (10.31 KB)

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