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DBCR Series Miniature S Beam Load Cell
  • DBCR Series Miniature S Beam Load Cell

DBCR Low Range Miniature S Beam - Bi-directional Load Cell

Quick Overview

The DBCR is a compact version of the classic S-beam load cell and ideal for small scale tension and compression applications. Load cells are available with a bi-directional range of 5N up to 500N with a standard 2mV/V ±0.1% output and accuracy of ±0.05% of the rated capacity.
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The DBCR range of low capacity high precision load cells that has been designed for the measurement of compressive and tensile forces. They are used extensively for bi-directional testing across a wide range of research and industrial applications. The DBCR is a compact version of the classic S-beam load cell and offers an accuracy of ±0.05% of the rated capacity.


  • Capacities 5N to 500N
  • Accuracy ±0.05% of Rated Capacity
  • Robust Construction
  • Compact Size
  • Sealed to IP50
  • 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty


  • Other Ranges Available on Request
  • Spherical Rod End Bearings and Load Buttons
  • Different Cable Lengths
  • Full Range of Mounting Options Available (consult factory)
  • Shunt calibration
  • TEDS Available for Plug & Play with TEDS Enabled Instrumentation


  • Material Test Machines
  • Component Test Rigs
  • In-line Force Measurements
  • Low Capacity Weighing Applications
  • Small Suspended Hoppers


Standard Capacities (N): 0-5, 0-10, 0-20, 0-50, 0-100, 0-250, 0-500
Sensitivity: 2mv/V ±0.1%
Zero Balance/Offset: <±1.0% Rated Output
Non-Linearity: <±0.05% Rated Output
Hysteresis: <±0.03% Rated Output
Repeatability: <±0.03% Rated Output
Input Resistance: 375 Ohms Nominal
Output Resistance: 350 Ohms Nominal
Insulation Resistance: >5000 @ 50vDC
Excitation Voltage: 10vDC Recommended (2-15vDC Acceptable)
Operating Temperature: -20 to +80°C
Compensated Temperature: 0 to +70°C
Storage Temperature: -20 to +80°C
Safe Overload: 150% of Rated Capacity
Ultimate Overload: 200% of Rated Capacity
IP Rating: Standard IP50
Fatigue Life: 108 Cycles Typical (109 cycles on fatigue-rated version)
Cable: 2m, 4-Core Screened, PVC Sheath Ø3.5 nominal
Construction: 5N-20N Aluminium Alloy, 50N-500N 17-4PH Stainless Steel


DBCR Dimensional Drawings

The optional load buttons and rod end bearings are designed to align forces through the principle axis of the load cell, reducing the effects of extraneous forces. Load Buttons are used for compressive forces and Rod End Bearings are used for tensile forces.


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Price range : £278.00 - £334.50

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Description       DBCR Low Range S Beam - Bi-directional. Output 2mV/V, Accuracy ±0.05%, Sealed to IP50. Comes with 2m of 4 core screened PVC cable.

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DBCR Load Cell
DBCR Load Cell
DBCR Low Range S Beam Bi-directional load cell. Ranges 10N to 500N, Output 2mV/V, accuracy 0.05%. Load cells below 20N are constructed from Aluminium Alloy, others are Stainless Steel, all with a IP50 rating. Comes with 2M of 4 core screened cable.
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Rod End Bearings - Male Thread

Rod End Bearing to align extraneous forces through the principle axis of a load cell. M6 x 1.0 Male Right-hand Thread Construction: Hard Chromium/PTFE composite/Elgoglide sliding contact surface, with Zinc plating for corrosion resistance. Rod Eye 6mm diameter. Designation: GAR6 UK

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Load Buttons

Load Buttons are used to align extraneous forces through the principle axis of a load cell. Stainless Steel construction: Dimensions: 12.5mm Diameter, 6mm Button and M6 x 1.0 Male Right-hand Thread, 9mm thread length.

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TRX Handheld Portable Load Cell Indicator
Microprocessor-Based Portable Handheld Display for All Types of Strain Gauge Sensors. 2 x AA Battery, or USB Powered with Sensitivity Ranges from 0.5mV/V up to ±480mV/V. The TRX option to use the TRX calibration ranges, or to ignore the TEDS data and us manually entered sensitivity ranges. 128 x 64 monochrome dot matrix display with backlight. The display will change depending on the mode and options you have enabled.
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TR150 Handheld Portable Load Cell Indicator
Handheld Portable Load Cell Indicator. The TR150 is a high resolution digital load cell meter designed to work with all types of load cell and strain gauge based transducer. 7-digit LCD display, peak & trough capture, display update rates up to 25Hz, display hold/freeze and shunt calibration. Load Cell Display is housed in a robust IP65 enclosure with 2 x AA batteries to provide up to 450 hours operation.
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TR150 Protective Case
Protective Black Leather Case for TR150 handheld display. The TR150 leather carry case allows full operation of the indicator whilst fitted.
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TR150 Connector
Connector for the TR150 Handheld Display.
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DSC-USB Load Cell Digitiser Module

DSC-USB Load Cell Digitiser Module. The DSC-USB is a USB load cell interface designed to convert load cell inputs into a digital USB Serial output, 100 samples per second. It is housed in a rugged plastic enclosure (71 x 51 x 20mm) rated to IP50 with a D9 connector and female micro USB connector. The DSC-USB draws power directly from the PC interface and units are supplied with DSCUSB to USB converter tool kit software and USB to micro USB cable, 1.5m.

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