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SPECIFICATIONS Excitation: 10 Vdc, 15 Vdc max Output: 3 mV/V ±0.25% 5-Point Calibration: (in Compression) 0%, 50%, 100%, 50%, 0% Linearity: ±0.03% FSO Hysteresis: ±0.02% FSO Repeatability: ±0.02% FSO Zero Balance: ±1% FSO Agency Approvals: FM Intrinsically Safe IS/I.II.III/1/CDEFG Operating Temp Range: -34 to 82°C (-30 to 180°F) Compensated Temp Range: 16 to 71°C (60 to 160°F) Thermal Effects: Zero: ±0.0018% FSO/°C Span: ±0.0018% FSO/°C Safe Overload: 150% of Capacity Ultimate Overload: 300% of Capacity Input Resistance: 360 Ohms minimum Output Resistance: 350 ±10 Ohms FS Deflection: 0.5 mm (0.02") typical Construction: 17-4 PH Stainless Steel Electrical: LCM501: 4.6 m (15 ft), 4-conductor shielded cable
LCM511: 6 pin DT02H-10-6P (or equiv.) Mating Connector LCM511: PT06F10-6S-R (not included)
† All amounts shown in EUR, GBP, or USD Note: Supplied with 5 point NIST traceable calibration certificate. Ordering Example: (1) LCM501-1K 0-1000 kgf Cantilever beam load cell with 4.6 m cable, £343.00