The cable between the tension electronics and the load cells can be seen as a resistor, though small. The resistance is depending on cable length, cable cross section area and the resistivity of the conducting material. The electronics can supply excitation current for a specified number of load cells and cables of specified total resistance. The total acceptable length can then be calculated, considering the cable in use. A junction box can reduce the total cable length and thereby the resistance.
Marko has a masters of science in mechanical enginering and joined ABB in 1991 where he has held many different positions. Since year 2013 he works in the position as Global Product Manager for Force Sensors to rolling mill and web tension applications.
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