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INDUSTRIES: Medical and Healthcare

SUMMARY

Customer Need / Challenge
It is important to monitor the amount of material in a medical bag. Medical staff needs to know if a medical bag is empty or if the dispensing tubes are blocked. Force measurements can track this.

Interface Solution
Using Interface Model MB Miniature Beam or MBP Miniature Beam with built-in overload protection combined with Interface instrumentation, force readings can be captured, displayed and stored for this need.

Results
Health Professionals can review and monitor medical bag weights to ensure medicine is properly dispensed and bag is replaced when empty.

MATERIALS
  • Model MBP Miniature Beam Load Cell.
  • Model 9860 High Speed Digital Indicator.
HOW IT WORKS
    1. Model MP or MBP Miniature Beam Load Cells are installed between the medical bag and support structure. The load cell will measure the medical bag weight that is hanging from it.
    2. Using Model 9860 High Speed Digital Indicator, weight readings will display on a local indicator and can trigger open collector outputs to sound alarms or stop machines as needed.