1200 Specification Loadcell Model: 29/BBB1200PB

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Assembly Numbers
29/BBB1200PB Loadcell only (shown)
29/BBB1200PU Loadcell, unitised with bearing plates and Posistop
Structural Configuration
Double ended, rigid-mount bending beam Compression loading
Bare Weight
Unitised Weight
26.8 kg
Static Capacity
25,000 kg
Dynamic Capacity
10,000 kg
Safe Overload
150% of Static Capacity
Ultimate Overload
Minimum of 300% of Static Capacity
Loadcell Body Material
4340 alloy steel, heat treated to 180,000psi yield strength
Bearing Plate
2x 21/63-00040, single piece weld down ASTM A514 Steel
Top Mounting Bolts (2)
1"-14TPI x (Length dependant on Mountings), Grade 8
Tie Down Bolts (2)
21/63-00 1¼" x 2½" Posistop, Grade 8
7 pin Military style, injection moulded


15 volts (AC or DC)
5-10 volts Recommended
0.5.mv/v @ 7,000 kg
1,200Ω +/- 110Ω
5,000MΩ at 50 volts

Dimensions and Mounting Instructions

IMPORTANT This Loadcell must be mounted in accordance with Elphinstone Instructions. Failure to do so may void warranty. Specifications to change without notice. These specifications supercede all previous specifications as of October 2006.


  1. 600 mm
  2. 575 mm
  3. 425 mm
  4. 104 mm
  5. 74 mm
  6. 30 mm
  7. 35 mm
  8. 1" x 14TPI x (45mm Deep)
  9. 498 mm
  10. 381 mm
  11. 59 mm
  12. 51 mm
  13. 76 mm
  14. 21/63-00 1¼" x 2½" Posistop, Grade 8
  15. 80 mm


  1. Excitation +
  2. Signal +
  3. Signal -
  4. Excitation -

Mounting Requirements

  • Top Plate must be dead stiff and machined flat after welding
  • Bottom Mounting must be dead stiff
  • Bearing plate must be welded using 10mm fillet
  • Across end and fully down each side


  • Do not strike an Arc on the loadcell body with a welder
  • It is Ok to use the loadcell to position the Bearing plate for tack welding only
  • Remove the loadcell to complete welding procedure
  • Do not damage the bottom cover plate as this protects delicate strain gauges
  • Take care to protect the loadcell connector/cable as this can not be replaced in the field
  • Fit protection for the loadcell connector from stones and foreign objects which may damage it
  • Do not damage or paint over the Part/Serial Number identification tag


Maximum Dynamic Load
10,000kg (22,000 lb)
Maximum Static Load
25,000kg (55,100 lb)
Top Bolt Thread Engagement into Loadcell
Minimum = 25 mm
Maximum = 32 mm

Bolt Tensions

1" Top mounting bolts
945Nm (700ft/lb)
1¼" End mounting bolts
1370Nm (1000ft/lb)
Coat all bolt threads with anti-seize

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