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Digital load cells used for measuring thrust forces acting on Hovercraft

Digital load cells used for measuring thrust forces acting on Hovercraft

Michael Mercier has been crazy about hovercrafts since he was a little boy.  Protoytping and building model after model of increasing sophistication from high school through college he refined his knowledge and skills for over a decade.

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Monitoring plant growth and irrigation needs in a nursery using digital weight sensors

Monitoring plant growth and irrigation needs in a nursery using digital weight sensors
Drought conditions in California has led to steep increases in cost of water for agricultural use this year.  Vegetable and fruit growers as well...
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DS-3000U Pro - Touch Screen Display for USB Load Cells

DS-3000-Pro Touch Screen Display Load Cell Display

Loadstar Sensors offers a variety of digital load cells, weight sensors or weight scales with USB or Wireless output.  The iLoad Series and the iLoad Series offer direct USB Output through out S2U UART to USB miniB to USB A adapters.  The DI-100U/DI-1000U USB Load Cell Interfaces can be mated to any of our resistive load cells to obtain calibrated USB output. 

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Spring Testing to Make Trampolines Safer

Spring Testing to Make Trampolines Safer

A leading manufacturer of Trampolines for sports and fitness applications wanted to test the strength and longevity of the springs used to build the trampolines.  They turned to Loadstar Sensors' iLoad Mini Load Cells to test the Force vs. Deflection characteristic of the springs.  In addition they needed to see how well the springs held up after millions of cycles of load applied to them.  

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Boxing Training Tool - Measure Punch Forces and Number of Punches

Boxing Training Tool - Measure Punch Forces and Number of Punches

Boxers who want to be at the top of their game, wanted a tool to help them track how many punches they can throw in a minute, how hard the punches are, how long they can sustain the number and intensity of the punches and track the progress they made from session to session or week to week.

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Using USB Load Cells to measure lift and drag forces acting on WingSuits

Using USB Load Cells to measure lift and drag forces acting on WingSuits

Since the dawn of time, man has observed birds that can take off at will and fly through the sky with effortless ease and dreamed of doing the same.  

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Body Weight Sensor for Health Kiosk

Body Weight Sensor for Health Kiosk

A leading health kiosk player wanted to add the ability to measure body weight to its kiosk.  The kiosk utilized an open source PC server running Linux with custom software and wanted a easy way to talk to a weight sensor via USB.  

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Unobtrusive Patient Monitoring System using Digital USB Load Cells

Unobtrusive Patient Monitoring System using Digital USB Load Cells

When researchers Stephen J. Spikings, Bashir M. Al-Hashimi, and Nick R. Harris of the University of Southhampton in England wanted to monitor the well-being of a person on a bed based on measuring their weight, they turned to Loadstar Sensors' Digital USB Load Cells for its low profile, low cost and ease of use.

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How to add High/Low lines to graphs

You can add High/Low lines to graph by using the Formula Sensors Features of the Loadvue Software family.

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Sampling of Loadstar Sensors Customers

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Loadstar Sensors clients come from all over the world. Check out a few of them here!

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