Category: Force Calibration Standards

Morehouse Finishes Major Installation at USAF

Morehouse Finishes Major Installation at USAF Morehouse has finished installing and commissioning two Deadweight Machines (Primary Standards) at the USAF. We built this machine during the pandemic, and through all of the issues, it is now running at close to 0.0009 % using the USAF algorithm. We were told that the older machine that this […]

Equipment Used to Measure Force - 5 Characteristics of Great Force Equipment

Equipment Used to Measure Force - 5 Must-Have Characteristics of Great Force Equipment Equipment used to measure force is going to be made to minimize off-center loading, bending, and torsion.   To do this force, machines need to be: Plumb Level Square Rigid Free of Torsion All of the machines shown are designed with these 5 […]

What is a Load Cell? An Easy to Understand Definition

What is a Load Cell?   A load cell is a force sensor that receives a voltage (excitation) from a regulated power source (usually a digital indicator or signal conditioner) and sends back a low voltage signal (signal) when force is applied. The load cell signal is converted to a visual or numeric value by […]

#3 Best Things to Know About Cable Tensiometer or Aircraft Tension Meter Calibration

#3 Best Things to Know About Cable Tensiometer or Aircraft Tension Meter Calibration At Morehouse, we build force machines for all types of force applications including cable tensiometer calibration.  We build machines and supply cable sets for aircraft cable tension meter calibration from Pacific Scientific, Opti Mfg, and types such as T5 & T60 cable […]

The 3 Best Things to Know About Crane Scale Calibration

The 3 Best Things to Know About Crane Scale Calibration #1. What is a Crane Scale?   A crane scale is typically a load cell or a load link with strain gauges. Crane Scales typically have large openings in upper shackles and larger hooks on the bottom. Some have digital displays, and others have large […]

The # 1 Most Important Thing to Know about Tension Force

Tension Force or Tension Forces Morehouse Instrument Company has shared tremendous knowledge throughout the years with blogs, technical papers, and webinars. This education aligns with our purpose, to create a safer world by helping companies improve their force and torque measurements. When someone is new to calibration or metrology, the information can be overwhelming. There […]

How to use a Load Cell Tester Quickly Diagnose 5 Common Load Cell Issues

What is a Load Cell Tester (LCT) Morehouse LCT 100 Load Cell Tester is a stand-alone hand-held device that was specially designed for full troubleshooting of strain-gage-based load cells. When load cells have problems, identifying the nature of the problem becomes an urgent matter. A technician's time is valuable. The Load Cell Tester will save […]

Load Cell Simulator Calibration Requirements to Calibrate my Digital Indicator: Is it Worth it? 

Load Cell Simulator Calibration Requirements to Calibrate my Digital Indicator: Is it Worth it? We have been asked a bit more frequently lately about the benefits of calibrating everything as a system versus calibrating the load cells and indicators separately and intermixing them using a calibrated load cell simulator. Being able to intermix any load […]

Understanding ISO 376 Morehouse Calibration Certificates

Understanding ISO 376 Morehouse Calibration Certificates Morehouse takes exceptional pride in complying with several published standards. We hold ourselves accountable, raise the standard, and put a lot of effort into making the world safer. We are writing this article to help those who might not understand the ISO 376 standard. We have conducted webinars and […]
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