Many common questions Strainsert receives deal with the installation of load pins by the customer at their facility and within their application. Strainsert shares the following guidelines to maximize the accuracy and performance of their load pins, including details on:
- Load Pin Orientation and Loading
- Recommended Dimensional Requirements
- Recommended Clearances
- Recommended Material Properties
Note: Strainsert factory calibrations are intended to simulate installed conditions, however, it is recommended that an in-place calibration be performed to account for any installation, tolerance, and/or alignment influences affecting sensor measurement.
Load Pin Orientation and Loading
Anti-rotation devices are utilized to set and maintain the proper angular alignment of the Load Pin or Bolt – retaining devices, spacers and keeper plates may be required in certain situations. Please refer to our Load Pin Installation Instruction documentation for details.
Strainsert provides recommended specifications addressing the dimensional requirements, material properties and clearances to maximize the accuracy and performance of their Load Pins or Bolts. Please refer to our Load Pin Installation Instruction documentation for details.
For information on Load Pins, Load Bolts and any other of our Force Sensor products, Contact Us for further assistance.