HBM United Kingdom Ltd is an expert in test & measurement equipment. Our cutting edge, innovative products are setting the standard for precision right across the world. For over 60 years, reliability, precision and innovation have been synonymous with HBM's products. This is why customers from far and wide use our products to measure with confidence.
HBM offers a comprehensive range of products and services for measurement applications in a whole host of industries. From transducers through to signal conditioning and software, we provide cutting edge R&D based on fifty years of technical know-how in strain gauge and measurement technology. We believe that we hold the solution for every kind of application. Our approach is focused on your individual application, meaning we can offer you the most cost-effective, state-of-the-art products and solutions for your test & measurement and weighing requirements. They include strain gauges, precision amplifiers and signal conditioning electronics, transducers, data acquisition systems and measurement software.
What's more, we dedicate resources worldwide for the design, development and production of customized sensors. Our team of highly skilled engineers can work closely with you to create a prototype that covers all aspects, including specialised mechanical packaging, strain-gauge implementation, signal conditioning and digital output electronics. HBM's products can help you in a variety of ways. They cut development times, minimize risks, optimise materials and cost, and help you avoid over or under engineering. Our reliable and accurate test & measurement instruments speed up test times with no compromises. Verification of components and their life cycles is completed reliably and efficiently.
In all, we help you meet your quality targets, reduce downtime and set-up costs, enabling you to reduce your overheads. We have a specialist sales network on hand to offer you technical solutions and fast measurement support all around the world.
The Y Series contains an extensive range of universal strain gauges with over 2000 different products to choose from. These gauges offer a robust and accurate solution, as well as being extremely flexible with seven different types of temperature response matching. We have an interactive selection guide on our online shop, ensuring customers receive the correct gauge for the task at hand. It's also worth noting that we have over 200 gauges available for immediate delivery.
The M series strain gauges have been designed for stress analysis, specifically for the analysis of materials with high fatigue strength. Therefore the M Series are particularly useful in product development, with examples such as the sporting goods industry or aerospace industry. The gauges themselves offer excellent fatigue life and can operate within an extremely wide temperature range, from -200 to +300 degrees Celsius. Further information can be found on our website but if you have any specific questions don't hesitate to get in touch.
Our C Series gauges have been designed with extreme temperatures in mind, specifically -269°C to +25°C. Furthermore, the gauges can provide an adapted response at temperatures between -200°C and +250°C. The gauges are particularly flexible, making them easy to use. It's also worth pointing out that customers can choose between two different variations of resistance, including 120 and 350 ohms. To find out more, don't hesitate to get in touch with us via phone or email.
We can provide specialist strain gauges which have been designed for use within transducer manufacturing. These gauges are suitable for use within this area thanks to their specific creep compensation values. It's worth noting that we have hundreds of different gauge designs available, with options to suit every application. If you can't find a product that fits your requirements, you can contact us directly and we can create a completely bespoke solution.
We stock an extensive range of strain gauges which have been designed for special applications. These include, miniature rosette, temperature sensor, crack propagation, integration, extreme high strain, weldable, residual stress, transient pressure measurement and waterproof gauges. For information on each type of gauge, technical details and brochures please feel free to visit the website. If you have any specific queries, don't hesitate to contact our customer service team by phone or email.
We can offer a wide range of strain gauge accessories, ensuring you have everything you need for the task at hand. Customers can choose from a varied selection of adhesives, bonding materials and protective coatings. We also stock a variety of cleaning materials, including RMS1, RMS1 spray, RSP120 and cleaning pads. For those looking for more an all-in-one solution we have two different starter packs to choose from, including DAK1 and DAK2. Finally, we can provide essentials such as solder materials and wires.
We stock an extensive range of single point load cells with products suitable for a variety of different applications. If you are unsure on what particular load cell that you require, you can visit our online store, input your details into the selection guide and it will give you a list of all the relevant products. If you have any specific questions or you can't find the specific cell that you need, feel free to get in touch with us directly and we will do everything we can to provide a solution.
We can offer a wide variety of digital load cells, designed with a range of devices in mind, including checkweighers, packaging machines, sorting machines and filling machines. It's worth noting that we don't just provide the digital load cell but also the relevant electronics and software. This way customers receive an entire solution, which has been completely tailored to their needs. If you have any questions about this or any of our products or services please feel free to get in touch with us, via phone or email.
Beam load cells are a necessity in the vast majority of facilities that produce or process goods. Therefore it's important that customers choose a component that offers exceptional quality, durability and reliability. We stock a wide range of beam load cells, including Z6, Z7A, BLC, ELC and HLC varieties. If you would like to find out more about each of these products, such as technical information and details on features, please visit the website. Alternatively you can contact us directly by phone or email.
Our range of canister load cells includes, the C16A robust rocker-pin load cell, C16i digital load cell, C2 low profile stainless steel load cell and C2A low profile stainless steel load cell. All of these devices offer excellent precision, reliability and durability. Further information on each and every product can be found on our website. Alternatively you can contact our customer service team directly, by phone or email.
Our selection of RTN ring torsion load cells can be utilised for a variety of different applications but are particularly suited to container weighing tasks and within platform scales. As well as offering exceptional accuracy, it's worth noting that these cells are also incredibly robust with a resistance to chemicals and the ability to operate within a wide temperature range. Customers are also reminded that they can choose from different cable types and lengths. If you have any specific queries, you can give us call.
Our range of tension load cells can be utilised in tank weighing, plant engineering and process weighing. Just some the load cells within this range include the C2, RSCC, Z16A and U2A with products to suit everybody. Some scales are subject to approval and certification, usually ones that are going to be used in specific environments, e.g. potential explosive atmospheres. It's worth noting that we can also provide the relevant approval and certificates for these weights. If you have questions, feel free to get in touch.
Our range of Weigh Modules offer a reliable and robust solution for weighing and level measurement within different process industries. Our Weigh Modules can also be used within batching process within industries such as food, pharmaceutical, chemical and construction. The complete list of modules, including detailed technical information can be found on our website. Alternatively, if you have any specific queries you can contact us by phone or email.
The C10 is a low-profile, flexible force transducer and is ideal for use within a variety of different settings. Our C10 force sensors are specifically suited for production, test bench and laboratory applications. As well as offering exceptional precision, our sensors are also designed to withstand harsh conditions, which even includes electromagnetic fields. For more detailed information, such as the product data sheeta and CAD drawings, don't hesitate to visit the website.
The U10 range of force transducers feature a design which makes them ideal for use within production and test bench applications. The sensors themselves can be used to measure both compressive and tensile forces and have an HBM accuracy class between 0.02 and 0.02. It's also worth noting that the U10 range is particularly robust as it's made from specialised materials and is both vibration resistant, rust proof and fit for fatigue tests. If you'd like to find out more about these products, feel free to visit our website.
The U9C miniature load cell is component which is not only cost-effective but also ideal for applications where space is an issue. The cell itself can be used for both static and dynamic measurement and has a HBM accuracy class of 0.2. As well as being compact and robust, it's worth noting that the U9C can be used immediately without any on-site welding. Therefore this load call offers a plug and play solution which is not only convenient but also time-saving. If you have any specific queries about this product, please get in touch.
The C9C force sensor is another component which is both compact, space-saving and cost-effective. The device itself features a flat design and a small diameter, allowing it to fit into even the smallest of spaces. It also features a welded stainless steel design which ensures durability. In terms of measurement, the C9C can be used in both static and dynamic measurements and is particularly good with very fast measurements, thanks to its high fundamental frequency.
The S-Shaped S2M load cell offers exceptional accuracy and can be used for both static and dynamic measuring applications. Performance is paramount, even under harsh conditions and it's for this reason why we design our S2M load cells to be chemical and oil resistant, as well protected against overload. It's worth noting that these transducers can be used immediately, with ready assembled connectors and a choice of cable lengths available. To find out more, feel free to visit the website.
The S-Type S9M load cell is used to measure both tensile and compressive forces. This particular transducer can be utilised for a variety of different applications, including test benches, production, monitoring tasks and torque measurements with a lever. The S9M is hermetically welded and therefore extremely durable, as well as made using rust resistant materials. Further information, including technical details can be found on our website.
The U1A compact load cell has been designed with laboratory applications in mind. The UA1 can be used in the measurement of small tensile and compressive forces. It's specifically suited to laboratory settings as it features a design that safeguards against lateral force and overload. If you'd like more technical information, for example CAD drawings and data sheets, feel free to visit the website. Alternatively, you can contact our customer service team directly by phone or email.
Our range of CFT piezoelectric force sensors feature a robust and reliable design, making them ideal for highly dynamic applications. The sensors benefit from a compact design and are pre-stressed and calibrated in two measurement ranges, meaning they can be used immediately. It's worth noting that the CFT transducers have a very wide measuring range, including capacities of 5, 20, 25, 50, 70 and 120 kN. As well as being manufactured from stainless steel, these particular sensors also benefit from overload protection, ensuring durability and reliability.
Our CFW piezoelectric load washers can offer a wide measurement range and are suited for applications such as production and experiments. The sensors themselves feature a stainless steel design which ensures durability and reliability. It's also worth noting that the CFW washers are easy to install and are compatible with standard screw connections. Along with the product itself, customers can choose from a variety of related accessories including summing boxes, cables and couplings.
Our CHW piezoelectric force sensors have been designed with extreme temperatures in mind. This makes them particularly suited to applications such as hot rolling processes, sealing machines and mechanical testing. It's worth noting that the CHW range features two different variations, including those with quartz sensor crystals (up to 200°C) and those with gallium phosphate sensor crystals (up to 300°C). Customers can visit the website for further information including CAD drawings and details on accessories.
The CMC calibrated force measurement chain is an innovative device which offers "plug and measure" functionality. The chain offers exceptional accuracy thanks to the inclusion of an analogue amplifier. It's worth noting that this particular transducer doesn't require any additional calibration and can be used for measuring a wide range of nominal forces, from 5kN all the way up to 120kN. If you'd like to find out more, including detailed technical information don't hesitate to visit the website.
Space is often be an issue that dictates what type of device can be used in specific applications. Our CLP piezoelectric subminiature load washes feature a compact design and minimal height, meaning they can be installed almost anywhere. It's for this reason why the CLP washers are particularly suited to laboratory and machine monitoring tasks. It's also worth noting that these sensors have an extensive monitoring range and a robust, stainless steel design. Information about accessories can be found on the website.
Our U2B load cell can be used to measure both tensile and compressive forces within a range of 0.5kN all the way to 200kN. As well as being manufactured from stainless steel, the U2B is also hermetically encapsulated and laser welded, offering exceptional durability and therefore reliability. We understand the importance of a product being future-proof and it's for this reason that we offer continual product improvement, as well as long-term available of spare parts and servicing.
The U3 load cell features an extremely robust design and is suited to test and trial and industrial monitoring applications. The U3 benefits from a dynamic permanent loading capacity, as well as a high level of surge immunity, making it particularly durable, therefore ensuring longevity. This means the U3 is protected against lateral forces, a problem which faces many force transducers and often leads to damage. It's worth noting that this load cell has a nominal temperature range of -10°C and +70°C.
The U5 is a stainless steel load cell which can be used in the measurement of both compressive and tensile forces. With a maximum operating force of 150% and a nominal temperature range of -10 and +70, the U5 provides a versatile and effective solution. It's also worth noting that this particular load cell is easy to install, thanks to its flange connection which can be centred on both sides. Customers are reminded that we offer a selection of accessories for this device, including all the relevant mounting parts.
The U93 force transducer features a compact design and is particularly suited to use within production lines. The U93 possesses many features which make it perfect for production applications, including a durable design, small measuring displacements and an insensitivity to lateral forces. It's worth noting that the U93 is simple to install thanks to the pre-integration of the TEDS electronic data sheet. For further information, such as technical sheets, brochures and mounting instructions, please visit the website.
The U15 precision load cell offers multiple uses, both as a transfer standard and as a reference sensor within calibration machines. The U15 benefits from a robust design, thanks to hermetic sealing and IP67 degree of protection. It's worth noting that we can offer a double bridged version of the U15 on request. Furthermore, the load cell can be delivered as a fully calibrated product if required, saving customers time and effort. Further details on this and all of our products can be found on our website.
The C2 load cell offers a reliable solution for the measurement of compressive force in a variety of different applications. The C2 is particularly suited to areas such as production, test bench and monitoring. This load cell offers exceptionally accurate results thanks to small displacement, fast sensors and strain gauge technology. It's also worth noting that the C2 benefits from a robust design as it's manufactured from stainless steel, shock and EMC tested, as well as possessing IP17 degree of protection.
The C6A load cell can be used in the measurement of both static and dynamic forces. The load cell offers a versatile solution and benefits from being maintenance-free, allowing for installation in a wider variety of places. What sets the C6A apart from the rest is its ability to work with high nominal rated forces, including 200kN, 500kN, 1MN, 2MN and 5MN. It's also worth pointing out that this transducer features a durable stainless steel build and has a nominal temperature range of -10°C and +70°C.
The C18 force transducer can be used to measure compressive force and features a compact, lightweight design. Although it can be utilised for a range of different applications, this transducer is particularly suited to use as a transfer device or as a reference sensor within calibration machines. Customers are reminded that the C18 is provided fully calibrated, with a mounting base and thrust piece. If you would like any further information, including technical details please visit the website.
Based on the C18 compressive force transducer, the BU18 Build-up System is used to measure or calibrate large compressive forces. This device was designed as a cheaper and smaller alternative to direct loading machines currently available. The actual unit is made up of three different force transducers working in parallel, with a maximum capacity of 3MN. Much more information on the BU18 can be found on our website. Alternatively, if you have any specific queries, please feel free to get in touch.
KMR force washes feature a stainless steel design and are capable of measuring both static and dynamic compressive forces. These devices are particularly suited to applications such as production processes and bolted connections. The KMR force washes have a welded construction and protection to IP67, meaning they can be used outside. They also have an operating force of 150% and a nominal temperature range of -10°C and +70°C. If you have any questions whatsoever, don't hesitate to contact our customer service team.
Our range of TOP transfer force transducers offer an effective and accurate solution for a variety of applications, including international inter-laboratory comparisons, top-level measurement comparisons and precise test equipment. The device can be provided with a wide range of accessories, including cables, thrust pieces, transport cases, knuckle eyes and connector assemblies. To find out more, including data sheets, mounting instructions and the declaration of conformity- please visit the website.
Our KD transducers are used to measure compressive force and our STZ transducers measure tensile force. Both ranges are used in the verification of material testing machines and in doing so this validates the results produced by these machines. We can also offer the KDB transducer which is a specialised version of the KD transducer and used in the verification of concrete testing machines. To find out more about each of these products, including technical details please visit the website.
The Z30A reference force transducer has been designed with precision and accuracy in mind. Just some of the applications in which the Z30A is utilised include, as a reference transducer in calibration machines, for transfer measurements in calibration machines and as a working standard. This device offers quality and reliability as each unit is calibrated in our ISO 17025-acredited laboratory as well as being individually tested for electromagnetic compatibility.
The Z4A force transducer has been designed with accuracy in mind and is utilised for high precision measurements of compressive and tensile forces as well as a calibration standard. Manufactured using tempered steel, the Z4A has a maximum operating force of 150% and a nominal temperature range of between +10ºC and +40ºC. If you'd like to learn more about this product, including technical information, data sheets and mounting instructions, please feel free to visit the website.
The W1ELA/0-2 inductive displacement sensors make up a plunger and core unit. These sensors are ideally suited to applications such as test equipment, measuring instruments and machines. The plunger is flexible and protected against damage thanks to overstroke. This device features a nominal temperature range of -55°C and +130°C and a degree of protection of IP 20. Further information can be found on our website, including data sheets, brochures and mounting instructions.
There are many benefits to utilising WA L inductive displacement inducers, including lost cost, temperature resistance, mechanical durability as well as their insensitivity to dirty conditions. It's for this reason why inductive displacement inducers are being used more and more within the industrial sector. As well as featuring a durable and compact design, the WA L also has good thermal stability and pressure resistance. More information can be found online, including data sheets and mounting instructions.
The WA T inductive displacement transducer features a probe and a detachable transducer plunger. We are seeing the industrial sector using more inductive displacement transducers within their processes thanks to the benefits that these devices offer. As well as featuring a space-saving design and offering thermal stability, these transducers also offer excellent value for money. If you have any questions about these or any of our products or services, feel free to get in touch with us via phone or email.
We understand that space can be an issue for many people when it comes to the installation of inductive displacement transducers. It's for this reason why we offer a range of miniature probes within the WI series. It's worth noting that these probes are available in a variety of different lengths, including 2mm, 5mm and 10mm with 8mm clamping. Furthermore, the WI probes also comply with protection class IP67, ensuring dust and some water protection. Further information can be found on our website.
The P3 transducer range has been designed with ultra-high pressure measurement in mind and these devices are ideal for applications such as hydraulic test stands and autofrettage. Specifically, the P3 is able measure pressures ranging between 5,000, 10,000 and 15,000 bar. As well as an improved accuracy class, these transducers also benefit from enhanced temperature behaviour, tighter sensitivity tolerance and a seamless design. To find out more, don't hesitate to visit our website or you can contact us by phone or email.
With the ability to measure up to 15,000 bar, the P3MBP has the distinction of being the highest maximum nominal pressure transducer available worldwide. This particular transducer also benefits from an incredibly long service life and exceptional accuracy. These qualities make the P3MBP ideally suited to applications such as test benches. It's worth noting that the transducer can be provided with a high-precision amplifier if requested. If you have any questions whatsoever, feel free to give us a call.
The P15 pressure gauge transducer can be used to measure both static and dynamic pressures within gases and liquids. It's worth noting that this particular transducer is corrosion resistant and can withstand overloading all the way up to 200%. The P15 also features a small size, making it ideal for applications in which space is an issues. For further information, such as data sheets, brochures, mounting instructions and the declaration of conformity, please visit the website.
The P2VA1/P2VA2 pressure transmitters feature a monolithic steel body and have been designed with high pressure measurement in mind. The device themselves feature a low-noise amplifier and support TEDS transducer identification. This support means that the most vital information is stored directly within the transducers themselves. The P2VA1/P2VA2 offer a high level of accuracy and can be utilised for a wide range of applications. Feel free to get in touch with any specific queries about this or any of our products and services.
The P3 pressure transducer is categorised as "top class" which means that the measurement of pressure offers excellent accuracy. It is used in the measurement of static pressure variations, dynamic pressure variations, pressure fluctuations and pressure peaks. The device itself features a monolithic design and is compact and durable, ensuring reliability and a long lifespan. The P3 is available in a variety of different measuring ranges, from 0 all the way up to 3,000 bar.
The P3IC/P3ICP pressure transducers are categorised as "industrial class" and therefore designed with industrial applications in mind. Whether it's mechanical engineering or automotive technology, the P3IC/P3ICP offer exceptional durability, power and precision. Manufactured from corrosion-resistant steel, these transducers can stand up to harsher environments. It's worth pointing out that they have a measuring range from 10 bar, all the way up to 3,000 bar. To find out more, feel free to visit the website.
The P3MB/P3MBP gauge and absolute pressure transducers are available in a variety of measuring ranges- with grades from 10 bar to 3,000 bar. In terms of what can be measured, all liquids and gases that cannot corrode the steel of the device are suitable. The P3MB/P3MBP feature a robust and anti-corrosive design, ensuring reliability and accuracy, even in harsh conditions. If you have any specific questions about these transducers, don't hesitate to contact our customer service team directly.
The P8AP series of absolute pressure transducers can be utilised in the measurement of both static and dynamic gas and liquid pressures. The device itself is compact and therefore manoeuvrable, even in the smallest of spaces. The P8AP offers a variety of different measuring ranges, including 0-10, 0-20, 0-50, 0-100, 0-200 and 0-500 bar. These transducers benefit from a high overload capacity and are therefore used in applications such as mobile testing and mobile test benches.
Transient pressure measurement requires specialised devices in order to deal with high pressure peaks you get from explosions, ultrasonic applications or shock waves. Fortunately, we can provide the PMS40 strain gauge which allows for the measurement of high pressure peaks up to 10kBar. Utilising the device along with the Genesis HighSpeed provide customers with a complete measuring chain. So not only can you measure pressure using the PMS40 but you can also record, visualise and analyse it using software.
We understand that standardised products may not be able to always meet all of your requirements and it's for this reason why we offer custom OEM sensors. Utilising our many years of experience and knowledge, we can create a product that can be utilised in any industry and for any application, whether it's pressure, reactionary torque, force or load measurements. It's worth noting that we also offer an after sales service, as well as a two year warranty, DakkS calibration and ISO9001 certification.
We have a team of HBM data acquisition experts on hand to help with any problems you may have pertaining to test and measurement applications. We understand that customers appreciate multiple different ways to get in touch and you can speak with our team via phone, the website or even in person. It's also worth noting that our support is global and not limited to a single country. Furthermore, solutions can often be found much quicker through the use of remote maintenance and support in which customers can actually share their data directly with our experts.
We stock an extensive range of weighting terminals, indicators and electronics, A/D convertors and amplifiers. These devices can be utilised for a variety of different applications. The full list of products, including technical information can be found on our website. If you have any specific questions or you'd like to discuss a product that isn't on the website, please feel free to get in touch.
The PMX data acquisition and control system has been designed for the processing of large volumes of data. This data is processed for multi-channel applications, such as remote diagnosis or web integration. Customers can be rest assured that the data is not only trustworthy and verifiable but also incredibly precise. Those looking for further information can find variety of resources on our website, including data sheets, brochures, user manuals and quick start guides.
The PME measurement system offers a versatile and intelligent solution for decentralised measurement applications. Just some of the applications in which the PME would be ideal include, functional test strands, power test strands and production processes with large machinery. The device itself offers exceptional accuracy thanks to 8 measurement channels and 24-bit resolution. It's also worth noting that PME is extremely durable, thanks to an aluminium housing and a range of monitoring processes.
The MP85A controller acquires the signals of a wide range of signalling and press applications, allowing for real-time monitoring of these processes. This controller will actually evaluate the data for you and flag any problems before they become larger. It's worth noting that these evaluation methods can be individually adjusted and there are up to 1,000 parameter sets that can be saved. We recommend that customers visit our website for further information on the MP85A process controller.
digiCLIP is modular amplifier system that can completely modernise the way that you measure within industrial environments. Easy to install, digiCLIP offers faster and more accurate measurements and can even adapt to your automation system. It's also worth noting that this system can be retrofitted into your infrastructure without turning off the system, preventing downtime and saving your valuable time and money. If you'd like to find out more about digiCLIP, please visit our website.
catman DAQ software offers a comprehensive approach to data measurement, including visualisation, analysis and storage. catman DAQ has a wide range of functions and can adapt to any requirements, no matter what the application. This software can provide powerful data analysis, including comparing two different sets. We should point out that catman is available in four different editions, with a package to suit everyone, including catman Easy, catman AP, catman PostProcess and catman Enterprise.
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