go to the Web Tension Measurement product page Mammie Sailor asked on Nov 7th, 2013 in Web Tension Measurement

What happens if the overload range is exceeded?

Jill McGee

ABB's answer

If the overload range is exceeded, ABB does not guarantee any load cell data. It is, however, not
likely that any severe damage will be done to the load cell immediately above the overload
range as the load cells are designed with security margins. The zero signal and sensitivity may
change. The system will then require recalibration. The repeatability will, however, be


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