REDWIRE Interface wireless load cell transmits at distances of 610 metres

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The Model WTS 1200 Standard Precision LowProfile wireless load cell by Interface

Interface Force Measurement Solutions is one of many great manufacturers of test and measurement devices whose products are available in Canada through Durham Instruments. Interface produces the Model WTS 1200 Standard Precision LowProfile wireless load cell, designed for general-purpose applications in which load cells must be compensated for eccentric loads.

Short for Wireless Telemetry System, WTS denotes a line of wireless Interface products for collecting data at remote or inaccessible points and transmitting them to receiving equipment for monitoring.

A variety of capacities

The Interface Model WTS 1200 Standard Precision LowProfile wireless load cell can transmit information at distances of up to 610 metres to many different base stations, including a USB version and a handheld display. Features and benefits of this unique instrument include the following:

  • Capacities ranging from 1.5 to 450 kilonewtons, with higher levels also available;
  • Proprietary Interface temperature-compensated strain gauges;
  • Performance to 0.0425 per cent;
  • 4-gigahertz transceiver;
  • Low deflection;
  • Barometric compensation;
  • Tension and compression; and
  • Compact size.

Options available for this device include a base (recommended), standardized output, custom calibration, multiple bridges, special threads, and a dual diaphragm. Interface also offers options for second and third bridge and for overload protection. The Model WTS 1200 is fully compatible with Interface’s Model WTS-BS-1-HA wireless handheld display for multiple transmitters. Variations available include Models WTS 1210, 1220, and 1232.

The Model WTS 1200 is made of heat-treated steel or stainless steel, with a telemetry housing of polyamide resin, and it can operate in temperatures ranging from -20 to 55 degrees Celsius. Other specifications include the following: transmit power of ten megawatts; internal resolution of 16 million per 24 bits; transmission rates from five milliseconds to one day; typical battery life of 300 hours; and an IP rating of IP67.

This wireless load cell is an extremely versatile device, suitable for many industries. Durham Instruments recommends it highly for use in general manufacturing, aerospace, automation, food processing, forestry, education, the medical field, the military, mining, packaging, power generation, alternative energy, transportation, and research and development.

To learn more, contact Durham Instruments.


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Posted by Durham Instruments


Interface Force Measurement Solutions is one of many great manufacturers of test and measurement devices whose products... Read more

Contact supplier