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New to Force Measurements: The #1 Beginner’s Guide to Force Measurements

New to Force Measurements: A Beginner's Guide to Force Measurements 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. The information can be overwhelming when someone is new […]

Convert lbs to lbf with Morehouse Easy to use Conversion Spreadsheet

Need to convert lbs to lbf?  What about kgs to kgf?   Need to convert lbs to lbf? Do you have mass weights that you might want to use for a force or torque application? Morehouse has created an excel spreadsheet that is free to download to help eliminate large measurement errors from using mass […]

Ashly Carter Joins Morehouse Instrument Company

Ashly Carter Joins Morehouse Instrument Company We are expanding our team to lead us into the future of metrology and beyond. October 11, 2022: Morehouse Instrument Company is excited to announce the hiring of Ashly Carter as the new Quality Manager! Former Program Manager of Calibration at the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), she […]

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 […]

The 6 Core Values Morehouse Uses To Achieve Excellence

Morehouse Core Values "When we assign blame, we are pointing the finger to who or what is responsible for a fault or for wrongdoing. We are trying to make others accountable. Blaming does not solve a problem; it usually only makes people defensive."  – Catherine Pulsifer, Inspirational author Core Values Pyramid     Core values are […]

Tension Link Calibration (3 Easy Steps to Yield Repeatable Results)

Tension Link Calibration (3 Easy Steps to Yield Repeatable Results) Tension Link Calibration requires advanced knowledge of the calibration process to pass an instrument. There will be additional errors if there is any variation in the adapters used for calibration. Here at Morehouse, we have done testing using different pin sizes and adapters. Forged pins, […]

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 […]

What is Force? An Easy to Understand Explanation

What is Force? In his second law, Sir Isaac Newton stated that force controls motion; therefore, we must control the force if we are to control the motion. An example of force: I have an egg in my hand and want to break it by squeezing it in my hand. This egg will break at […]
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