Custom Load Cells | Load pins | Shear pins | Software | Transducer Electronics

With close to 200 load cell products in our catalogue Straightpoint, who are an ISO9001 accredited company, offer a standard product for nearly every application.

But some applications require specialist solutions and our team of in-house engineers offer a full custom solutions package to assist and project manage any job for which a standard Straightpoint product can not be used.
Just contact our sales team with your requirements: 
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Straightpoint FEA imageThe very latest CAD design packages and full finite element analysis (FEA) are used to bring the client the safest, most cost effective and workable solution for any project whether it be on or offshore, subsea or even in hazardous areas.
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 Pictured: Examples of Full finite element analysis (FEA) CAD design

Recent load monitoring projects include:

  • Stainless steel subsea loadpins or shearpins manufactured for marine industry
  • Approval of wireless custom shear pins to ATEX / IECEx for use in zones 0, 1 & 2
  • Development of ATEX/IECEx zone 0,1 and 2 (gas) Radiolink plus
  • Custom load cell amplifier design to include 4-20mA output for PLC integration
  • Wireless loadcells linked to a live SMS messaging system to alert nominated users globally of load events
  • Structural health monitoring project including 40 wireless loadcells in construction industry
  • Load shackles with digital outputs for topside project
  • Custom wireless, multiple loadcell load monitoring package for large entertainment venue
  • In-house strain gauging of client lifting tools
  • Bespoke 500te wireless compression loadcells for heavy lift industry
  • Dual bridged load cells and loadpins for redundancy purposes
  • Custom loadcells for Safety of Lives at Sea (SOLAS) project


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Pictured: Straightpoint engineer building a bespoke load monitoring system


Industries that we have developed custom load cells, software & electronics for include: Nuclear, renewable, oil and gas energy sectors, entertainment, construction, military, load testing and aircraft de-bogging and aviation.

Straighpoint’s why is ‘making the lifting industry a safer place’ and is part of our company culture to make sure that every project is professionally reviewed and managed to ensure our clients have 100% safety and satisfaction every time.

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Pictured: Turning, Milling and Machining a Straightpoint custom made load cells

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Contact Straightpoint

Hampshire, UK HQ - +44(0)2392 484491
Camarillo, USA HQ - 1-805-246-1462
Houston, TX - 713-955-2655
Minneapolis, MN - 612-808-8969

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