Load cells PR 6221
The PR 6221 load cell has been specially designed for use in truck scales and can be upgraded to a digital solution.
Product details Truck scale load cell PR 6221
The PR 6221 load cell is manufactured and produced in Germany with the utmost care. Its high quality guarantees precise results. The high quality of the PR 6221 load cell guarantees precise results, a long service life and lowers costs in the medium term. Their outstanding precision and durability reduce service and calibration costs and help keep downtime to a minimum. In combination with the Connexx® converter, the PR 6221 becomes a digital solution. Developed for the toughest environmental conditions the load cell can withstand even a water immersion of 1.5 m depth and more than 10,000 hours duration. Matching installation kits and cable boxes complete the range.
- Fill quantity control
- Filling and Dosing
- Load cell
- Vehicle load cell
Only in combination with suitable vehicle scale components
IP protection class
PR 6221: IP 68 /IP 69
Connexx: IP 65 / IP 68
Housing: 1.4301 (DIN EN 10088-3)
Fitted with the converter Connexx®, the load cell PR 6221 offers a comprehensive raft of possibilities:
- The digital version guarantees fast signalling times
- Thanks to the use of field bus communication, the cable junction box is no longer needed
- CANopen allows for extra-long communication paths of up to 200 m
- Weight values individually available for each load cell facilitate quick commissioning and make it easier to identify defective load cells
High restoring force
When driving onto the truck scale, the forces applied result in a deflection of the load cell. The restoring force ensures that the load cell returns to its centred rest position as quickly as possible.
Maximum lightning protection
The truck scale load cells PR 6221 meet all requirements.
- Lightning surge current (Imax = 100 kA) 10 µs/350 µs (lightning protection class III) as per DIN EN 62475
- Lightning surge voltage (Umax = 1,000 kV) 1.2 µs/50 µs as per DIN EN/IEC 60060-1
Using proper surge protection, potential equalisation, protection of the measuring cable and in conjunction with Minebea Intec junction boxes and indicators, the analogue load cells can withstand voltages of at least 1,000 kV and currents of up to 100 kA without damage.
Time savings with matched output
The output impedance (Ro ) and parameter (Cn ) of the load cells are within a tight tolerance range (= matched output) both individually and together. This means that there may possibly be no need for electrical corner correction and only mechanical height adjustment will be required.
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- Key facts
Endurance test in the quarry A truck scale, as solid as a rock - with load cells from Minebea Intec
Stevin Rock is the leading quarrying operator in the Middle East, focusing on limestone, gabbro rock, concrete and asphalt aggregates from three quarries, supporting mainly the construction and real-estate sector in the region. At Stevin Rock’s quarry in Fujairah, trucks are loaded with 110 tonnes of rocks in 400 single weighing operations per day.
More about the challenge
The “Stevin Rock” quarry in the United Arab Emirate of Fujairah highlights an environment that is an acid test for a truck scale. Temperatures range from 15 to 55 °C during the year, with trucks loaded with up to 110 tonnes of rocks. The frequency of 400 single weighing operations per day, seven days a week, demands the utmost of the installed equipment involved in quarrying and weighing the limestone, gabbro rock, concrete and asphalt aggregates.
More about the solution
To meet the high requirements, Danway Emirates installed a truck scale with Minebea Intec components at Stevin Rock in 2015. The PR 6221 analogue load cell guarantees precise measurement results and is characterised by durability and exceptional reliability - even under the extreme environmental conditions of the emirate of Fujairah.
More about the customer
Stevin Rock was founded in 1975 as a 100% owned subsidiary of the Dutch civil engineering company Volker Stevin. Over the years, it has focused more and more on producing large-sized rocks typically used in breakwater application. In 2007 it merged with Ras Al Khaimah Rock Company (RAK Rock), becoming one of the largest quarrying companies in the world.
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|Datasheet||Datasheet // Truck scale load cell PR 6221, converter Connexx®, mounting kits and junction boxes PR 6021||1,85 MB|
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