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Cardinal ZX Stainless Steel Tension Load Cell. 250 to 20000 lb capacities available. Waterproof. IP67. VCAP Certified. NTEP approval.

Part# with Options:        ZX-250
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Potted sealant in ZX-250 through ZX-1000. ZX-2500 and larger are environmentally sealed

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  • Capacities from 250-lb/113-kg to 20,000-lb/9,072-kg
  • Threaded holes on each end for hanger assemblies (metric available)
  • NTEP certified for use in commerce
  • Welded stainless steel cup on most models (see back page)
  • Integral shielded cable

These waterproof USA-made ZX series tension load cells are ideally suited for single or multiple load cell tension applications. When caustic or corrosive environments are encountered, the ZX series is ideal, since it is manufactured of stainless steel and offers the ultimate in protection. Each load cell comes with 30 ft / 9 m of multiconductor cable.

Rated Capacity, (R.C.) E max113, 226, 453, 1134, 1360, 2268, 4536, 6804 & 9072 kg
Minimum Dead Load4.5 kg
Safe Load Limit150% R.C.
Ultimate Load300% R.C.
Deflection at R.C.0.2 to 0.6 mm
Spring Element Material17-4 stainless steel
Net Weight0.55 to 6.4 kg
Issuing BodyNTEP
Certificate Number92-192A2
Accuracy ClassIII/IIIL
Maximum Number of Load Cell Intervals, nmaxIII - 5,000
IIIL - 10,000
Minimum Load Cell Verification Interval VminIII - 0.012, 0.024, 0.046, 0.12, 0.28, 0.46, 0.9, 1.36, & 1.8 kg
IIIL - 0.009, 0.018, 0.036, 0.09, 0.11, 0.18, 0.36, 0.54 & 0.72 kg
Rated Output3 mV/V 0.1%
Excitation Voltage, Maximum20 VDC
Cable Length30 ft / 9 m
Terminal Resistance Excitation389 20 ohms
Terminal Resistance Signal350 5 ohms
Zero Load Output 1% R.C.
Insulation Resistance>5000 megohms at 50 VDC
Temperature Compensation Range-10 ̊ to +40 ̊C
Operating Temperature Range-25 ̊ to +50 ̊C
Construction & Protection CodeCP-67 HU, IP67 (2500 - 20000)
CP-55 HU (250 - 1000)
Barometric Pressure Effect on Zero Load Output<1 v (min)/1kPa
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Harmonized Tariff Code (HTC)8423900080

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