Monthly Archives: October 2017

Load Cells and Torque Wrenches What to Know

Load and torque measurement products

Many engineering businesses and departments rely on equipment for accurate measurements when building, constructing, or designing a product. These can include different measurement tools, such as the load cell or even specific tools to analyze the necessary rotation and tourque. Here is a quick look at these devices and how they can affect the effectiveness of an engineering team.

The load cell is a transducer that transmits an electrical signal proportional to the force being measured. There are five types of load cells depending on the primary and secondary element that is used to sense the force: strain gauge type load cells, hydraulic load cells, diaphragm load cells, spool type load cells, and ring type load cells.

Most load cells today use strain gauge technology, wh (more…)

Oct 16 2017

3 Tips for Finding the Right Charity in Your Area

Purple heart clothes donation

Many people throughout the United States give back to charities each year. You might find that you’re overwhelmed when deciding which charity should receive your donated items. It’s important to ensure you find a charity that meets certain criteria. Finding the right charity can help provide you with a place to donate items throughout the year. Here are three tips for finding a great charity.

  1. Ability to Donate All Sorts of Items

    There is nothing wrong with a charity that only allows for clothing donations. However, it’s best to go with a charity that takes household items in addition to clothing. Many people find it (more…)

Oct 15 2017