go to the Strip Tension Measurement product page Anonymous asked on Nov 7th, 2013 in Strip Tension Measurement

What is the maximum cable length I can use between load cells and tension electronics?

Marko Sydanlammi

ABB's answer

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.


Submit comment cancel

Similar questions

Area expert

  • Marko Sydanlammi

    Marko Sydanlammi

    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.

Contact ABB

If you want to purchase a product, need any pricing information or need help or support from ABB, please contact your local partner.

Haven't found what you've been looking for?

or Ask a question or Contact ABB

ABB's website uses cookies. By staying here you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more