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The project

DLM approached ASH to assist in the replacement of a customer’s weight reporting system. The system would monitor crane operation, automatically record the load weights and then send summary emails with attachments via the GSM network. The operator also required a display for the data along with audible warnings. 

Despite the challenges in understanding the exact requirements, implementing them in a short timescale, as well as not having the full hardware to test with (as the crane would not fit in the ASH lab!), we worked closely with DLM and their customer and designed, implemented, installed and tested the system on time.

  • Radio operation in severe multipath
  • High efficiency switched mode power supply
  • Software design for aerospace certification
  • Battery capacity testing
  • Distributed, space-diverse radio network
  • Innovative, efficient power supply design
  • Formal design assurance
  • Cell characterisation, novel capacity circuit

About our client

Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd specialise in the design, manufacture, repair and calibration of load cells and load monitoring equipment. Successfully supplying equipment for more than 20 years, DLM have proved to be industry leaders in finding a solution to load monitoring requirements. Internationally known for an unprecedented high quality, reliable standard product range, DLM are also the world leaders in the design and manufacture of shear pin loadcells to the offshore and subsea industry.

In their own words...

"The Cory weighing solution was going to prove quite a challenging project for DLM as although we could manufacture the required loadcells to the high specification they required, we knew we would need help putting together the software required for system control and data collection, not to mention the wireless communication requirement.

Having worked with ASH before we knew we could rely on their in-house expertise and the system they designed not only achieved the clients brief, but far exceeded expectations in terms of technical detail and ease of use."

Mike Sprague, Engineering & Sales Support Manager, DLM

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