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CDFT Micro Button Load Cell
  • CDFT Micro Button Load Cell

CDFT Micro Button Load Cell

Quick Overview

The CDFT micro button load cell is designed for compression measurement where space is extremely limited. Measuring just 9mm in diameter and 2.9mm in overall height, the CDFT is the smallest compression load cell that we offer. Ranges 10N to 250N. Standard output is 0.5 o 2mV/V with options for inline amplifiers for standard 4-20mA or voltage outputs and handheld display for immediate readout.
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The CDFT micro button load cells are designed for the measurement of compressive forces where space is a limiting factor.  Its compact size means it can be fitted in the smallest of spaces and is often retrofitted into equipment to provide load monitoring.  It is suited for both force measurement and weighing applications alike.


  • Capacities 0-10N to 0-250N
  • Sealed to IP53
  • Only 9mm in Diameter and 2.9mm in height
  • Integral Load Button
  • Wide operating temperatures:-40 to +125°C
  • Robust Construction


  • Non-Standard sizes available on request
  • Shunt Calibration Facility
  • Other ranges available on request
  • Special mounting adaptors available on request
  • High Temperature & Vacuum Application Versions
  • TEDS Available for Plug & Play with TEDS Enabled Instrumentation, eg. TR150 Display


  • Force Measurement
  • Weighing Applications
  • Industrial Process Measurement Applications
  • Research & Development Applications
  • Press Force MonitoringElectro-Mechanical Test Rigs


Standard Capacities (N): 0-10, 0-25, 0-50, 0-100, 0-200, 0-250N
Sensitivity: 0.5 to 2mV/V Nominal, Refer to table below
Zero Balance/Offset: <±1.0% Rated Output
Non-Linearity: <±0.25% Rated Output
Hysteresis: <±0.25% Rated Output
Repeatability: <±0.1% Rated Output Typical
Input Resistance: 1000 Ohms
Output Resistance: 1000 Ohms
Insulation Resistance: >5000 Megaohms @ 50vDC
Excitation Voltage: 5vDC Recommended (2-100vDC Acceptable)
Operating Temperature: -40 to +125°C, Load Cell Only.
Compensated Temperature: 0 to +100°C
Storage Temperature: -40 to +125°C
Safe Overload: 150% of Rated Capacity
Ultimate Overload: 300% of Rated Capacity
IP Rating: Standard IP53
Fatigue Life: 108 Cycles Typical (109 cycles on fatigue-rated version)
Cable: 1.5m, Ø1.35mm Screened PTFE from cell, 0.5m Screened PVC Tails
Construction: Aluminium + Stainless Steel up to 10N, Stainless Steel 25N upwards.


CDFT Dimensional Drawings


Capacity Sensitivity@ FS (nominal) Deflection @ FS (nominal)
Resonant Frequency
0-10N 0.5mV/V 0.005 7kHz
0-25N 0.5mV/V 0.005 7.5kHz
0-50N 1.0mV/V 0.010 7.5kHz
0-100N 2.0mV/V 0.020 7.5kHz
0-200N 1.5mV/V 0.010 11.5kHz
0-250N 2.0mV/V 0.012 11.5kHz

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Price range : £556.00 - £608.00

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Description       CDFT Micro Button Compression Load Cell. Sealed to IP53. Dimensions 9mm diameter and 2.9mm height.

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CDFT Micro Button Load Cell
CDFT Micro Button Load Cell
CDFT Micro Button Compression Load Cell. Ranges 10N to 250N. CDFM3 load cell has a IP53 rating. Comes fitted with 1.5m screened cable to compensation module and 0.5m tails.
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