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Whether you're selecting a replacement load cell or a specialized load cell for a custom application, Rice Lake can get it to you right away. Our knowledgeable customer service representatives are on hand to answer questions and help you select the best equipment for your needs.
What Is a Load Cell?
The load cell is the most important component of a weighing system because all digital scales rely on them to function. Load cells contain a strain gauge that measures electrical currents and changes in resistance when weight is applied to it. This causes the load cell to bend slightly and changes the electrical resistance in the load cell, which a weight indicator processes to display a weight value.