Designed to be hermetically encapsulated, the PW25 from HBM Inc., Marlboro, MA, is a platform load cell with a max. capacity of 20 kg and an integrated load stop. The sensor's SS housing and cylindrical design makes the device suitable for use in food industry and pharmaceutical applications. The sensor's overload stop is integrated in the hermetic encapsulation so that contamination of the overload gap is not possible. Applications include biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and food industries.