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The accuracy of a Sensor

Fundamentally, 'Accuracy' simply describes how closely the indicated value represents the actual measurand being monitored, whilst taking into account all possible sources of error that are relevant to the application.

It is our experience that accuracy is very often confused with linearity, which is of course only one source of potential error, albeit quite a significant one. In fact in the practical world the quoted accuracy of a measurement should include ...

US Manufacturer. Global Supplier

For the past 20 years, FUTEK has been manufacturing its Sensor products in Southern California and offered it to over 170 countries globally. So whether you’re based in Ohio, Santiago, Wellington, Stockholm, or Tokyo, you can purchase our Sensors online through You can do it at your office or manufacturing plant. You can do it when it’s convenient for you.

US Manufacturer. Global SupplierFUTEK gives you over 2,500 Sensor Solutions with configuration options for each Sensor. That means you can purchase a Sensor with a related accessory or instrument and pick a calibration service to match your Sensor system. Did we also mention that we provide NIST Calibration options, offer live support, same day shipment, lead time, quantity and loyalty discounts, order status, and shipment status all online? We do.

Online Account

Online AccountSetup an account and you can access all your orders and quotes online. FUTEK’s online account feature is secured through Verisign to make sure your information stays secure and confidential.

Product Configuration

Product ConfigurationWith FUTEK’s Product Configuration tool, you are given complete control in creating your Sensor System Package. That means you can purchase a Sensor with a related accessory or instrument(s) and pick a calibration service to match your Sensor system.

Live Support

Live SupportHaving trouble finding a product? Have a technical or general question? No problem! Through our web chat feature, we can support all your questions. No Downloads required, just click and ask!

Lead Time

Lead TimeUse our Lead Time feature to find out when your products are going to be ready. In most cases, our online tool will give you a clear estimation on when we can deliver our products.

Order Status

Order StatusNeed to know whether your order(s) has shipped? All you need is to log into your account and check out the status behind each order.

Same Day Shipment

Same Day ShipmentWe know you rely on FUTEK for your Sensors which is why you’ll find many of our products well stocked and ready for prompt delivery. Place your order on in stock items without a system calibration before 3:00 PM ET and we will ship it out the same day.

Shipment Tracker

Shipment TrackerNeed to track your order? Log into your account and access our shipment tracker feature to locate your order(s).

Conversion Calculators

Conversion CalculatorsNeed to convert units? Need to calculate the torque required for that bolt or normalize the Sensor output? With FUTEK’s Conversion Calculators you have all these options available to you.

Extraneous Load Factor

Extraneous Load FactorWe provide Extraneous Loads and Coefficients in order to determine the adequacy of the Sensor in the presence of actual predetermined load(s) and moment(s) applications.

Remaining Warranty

Remaining WarrantyUse your Sensor ID to find out how much time remains on your Sensor’s Warranty.

Calibration Certificate

Calibration CertificateAccess your Calibration Certificate anytime you want. All you need is your Sensor ID number and you can access it online.

Cross Reference

Cross ReferenceWant to switch from another Sensor supplier to FUTEK? Use our handy Cross Reference tool too see which FUTEK Model is the closest replacement model.

Vehicle Dynamics North America 2008 Expo (Automotive Test Expo)

Vehicle Dynamics North America 2008 Expo (Automotive Test Expo)

FUTEK will be attending the Vehicle Dynamics North America 2008 Expo (Automotive Test Expo) taking place in Novi, Michigan from October 22nd-24th. It’s a great opportunity to meet our team and get a good look at our product line. You can request tickets by contacting us or register here.

 Load Cell Application - Tank / Silo

Load Cell Application - Tank / Silo
Load cells can be placed on the legs of a silo or tank in order to monitor how full it is. When more than one load cell is used, a junction box is needed to average the load of all the load cells and provide one output which can then be connected to a computer or plc using a signal conditioner or digital display to show the output...

FUTEK White Paper

Vibration Testing of Miniature S-Beam (LSB200) & Miniature Beam Load Cell (LSM400)

During this past year FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology, located in Irvine California, found itself faced with yet another unique challenge from a client requiring a specialized sensor. This new challenge would not only require the sensors in question to endure the usual environmental hazards of high/low temperature and moisture, but also survive vibration testing to a controlled industry vibration standard by an independent testing lab. What follows is a chronological account of the preparation, testing and an analysis of the required vibration testing.

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