Force Measurement in Linear Drives

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Lead Screw Shaft Spare Part of CNC Machine

A transformation is currently taking place: Linear drives are taking the place of pneumatic and hydraulic drives, and there is no longer any scope for measuring pressure. However, WIKA has another solution: force measurement. Electrical propulsion technology is …

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Load Pins: What They Are and How to Use Them

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Load Pins

A load pin provides the connection between force-transmitting machine elements. It also allows the simultaneous measurement of the force acting on the sensor. Load pins are fixed in the axial direction as well as against rotation. A small gap of about 1/5 of a …

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