Torque Formulas and Conversions

March 03, 2016 12:00:00

Torque, also called moment or moment of force is the tendency of a force to rotate an object about an axis, fulcrum, or pivot. Just as a force is a push or a pull, a torque can be thought of as a twist.

How to Convert Force to Mass

February 25, 2016 12:00:00

How to Convert Weights to be used as Force Standards from Mass and Force Transducers to Mass

ASTM E74 Calibration Procedure Simplified

February 21, 2016 12:00:00

Steps recommended to perform calibration in accordance with ASTM E74-13a.

Keep your force measurement system in control with Statistical Process Controls (SPC) and 5 in 1 solution

February 07, 2016 12:00:00

A good stable Morehouse force measurement system can be used to do the following: (1) Force Verification, (2) SPC – Statistical Process Control, (3) ILC – Intra-Laboratory Checks, (4) Proficiency Testing, and (5) A Test Standard to do repeatability and reproducibility tests used to calculate Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC).

Good Force Measurement Practice - Stop using 4-wire systems and switch to 6-wire systems

January 10, 2016 12:00:00

The majority of force or torque systems we calibrate each year consist of load or torque cells, an indicator or readout, cables, adapters and some sort of shipping or carrying case.

Measurement Risk Lottery

January 08, 2016 12:00:00

The Measurement Risk Lottery

Load Cell Types - Choosing the Right Load Cell for Your Application

December 18, 2015 12:00:00

The purpose of this blog is to discuss the common types of load cells used in general force measurements. We will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each type of cell.

Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC) Workbook For Force - ASTM E74 Uncertainty

November 24, 2015 12:00:00

Morehouse has developed a new excel workbook to help those trying to figure out measurement uncertainty and how to calculate their Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC). Updated 8/20/2016!

Morehouse 7 Step Process For Troubleshooting A Load Cell

November 02, 2015 12:00:00

This blog post is our way of trying to help others save countless hours trying to diagnose common problems. We call this the Morehouse 7 Step Process For Troubleshooting A Load Cell.

Measurement Uncertainty Calculations and how the Measurement Hierarchy works in relation to measurement uncertainty

October 16, 2015 12:00:00

Metrological Traceability: Property of a measurement result whereby the result can be related to a reference through a documented unbroken chain of calibrations, each contributing to the measurement uncertainty.