Richter Scale
Official Zemic Agent & Distributor for Southern Africa.

We stock loadcells and loadcell accessories from the world’s largest manufacturer of loadcells. They are available in a wide variety of capacities, mounting choices and force direction.

Loadcell or accessory models starting with the following letters refer to the material they are made from

H = Alloy Steel L = Aluminium B = Stainless Steel

This symbolizes the level of Ingress Protection for electronic materials, in accordance with the IEC 529, DIN 40050, BS 5490 and NF C 20-010 standards

Protection against solid objects.
0 = Non protected
1 = Protected against solid foreign objects of 50mm diameter and greater
2 = Protected against foreign objects of 12.5mm diameter and greater
3 = Protected against solid foreign objects of 2.5mm diameter and greater
4 = Protected against solid foreign objects of 1.0 mm diameter and greater
5 = Dust protected
6 = Dust tight

Protection against moisture.
0 = Not protected
1 = Protected against vertically falling water drops
2 = Protected against falling water drops as the enclosure is tilted 15 degrees
3 = Protected against spraying water
4 = Protected against splashing water
5 = Protected against water jetting
6 = Protected against powerful water jetting
7 = Protected against temporary immersion
8 = Protected against continuous immersion


147 Industrial Road, Pretoria West, Pretoria Industrial Gauteng, 0183 South Africa
(+27) 0123862060/ 1
(+27) 0123863065/ 6


Please Note: Specifications, options and availability subject to change without prior notice.
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