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Tension and compression load cells

James Fisher Strainstall’s tension and compression load cells are extremely versatile and are available in a range of shapes and sizes to suit specific customer requirements.

They can be used in both tensile and compressive modes and offer high levels of corrosive resistance for use in harsh environments.

Tension and compression load cells are most commonly utilised in test rigs for product assessments, prototype development, the generation of design data and the validation of analytical models.

Benefits of James Fisher Strainstall's tension and compression load cells:

  • Designed and manufactured in the UK for high quality assurance
  • Robust construction for use in hostile environments
  • Easy to install and extremely versatile
  • Highly accurate and reliable
  • Long design life with corrosion protection
  • Bespoke solutions tailored to your specific needs
  • Supplied with full certificate of calibration
  • Measure both tensile and compressive forces

Available options: 

  • Cabled and wireless options
  • Environmentally sealed to IP67 or IP68
  • Can be used singularly or in sets
  • Low and high capacities available
  • Available in a range of shapes and sizes



James Fisher Strainstall has a comprehensive range of compression load cells, suitable for a large number of applications including harsh environments.

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Highly accurate and environmentally protected our compression load cells have a long design life and can be used either individually or in sets.

We are experts in bespoke load monitoring solutions, including compression, and also provide an in-house repair and calibration service, offering full flexibility when it comes to our customers’ needs.


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