IMPACT REPORT: Load Measurement

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06th May 2022 | Articles

A Fishing Trawler at sea is pulling a large load connected with wires and ropes to the ship. Uncontrolled, this load can lead to increased fuel consumption, greater demand for engine maintenance, and
danger to ship and crew in rough sea conditions.

Project Challenges
Controlling the rope tension with a special Sherborne Sensors trawler block strain gauged load pin has proven very successful to prevent damage and danger to the fishing trawler

Reliable measuring capability in all weather conditions is mandatory for this application Sherborne Sensors’ superior sensor design combined with our intensive manufacturing process assures the load sensor is performing to the highest standards.

The Solution

  • The Sherborne load pin V399 is designed to fit into a standard trawler block.
  • The V399 performs high-precision measurements in all marine weather conditions.

Sherborne Sensors’ high precision inclinometers measure horizontal and vertical
angular inclination with virtually infinite resolution; providing highly accurate tilt and
inclination measurements for demanding industrial applications.