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NASA Ames Balance Inventory

NASA Ames has Internal and Semi-Span Balances. The following tables include all the balances in the Ames Inventory. Contact us to find out the status of any of the listed balances. Tables of Dimensions for Ames Internal Balances and gage resistances and lead lengths for Ames Balances are also provided.

Note: Every effort is made to keep these tables current and correct. However, customers and users of Ames balances should verify values from personnel at Balance Calibration Laboratory.

NASA Semispan Balances and Load Ranges
EZ # NEMS Residence Size / Model NF
lbs
PM
in-lbs
(ft-lbs)
AF
lbs
YM
in-lbs
(ft-lbs)
RM
in-lbs
(ft-lbs)
71 1809091 Ames 6K, MC-60-27.5 6,000 36,000
(3,000)
1,200 60,000
(5,000)
300,000
(25,000)
    Langley 11K, MC-110-27.5 11,000 90,000
(7,500)
2,200 132,000
(11,000)
660,000
(55,000)
69 1809090 Ames 15K, MC-150-27.5 15,000 120,000
(10,000)
3,000 180,000
(15,000)
960,000
(80,000)
70   Ames 40K, MC-400-27.5 40,000 240,000
(20,000)
8,000 480,000
(40,000)
2280,000
(190,000)

NASA Ames Internal Balances and Load Ranges
EZ # NEMS INV # Size/Model,
diameter in inches
N1
lbs
N2
lbs
S1
lbs
S2
lbs
AF
lbs
RM
in-lbs
0.75 inch balances:
1 440535 7090A 0.75 MK XII A   (Mk12A) 5 5 2.5 2.5 10 10
2 440534 7090B 0.75 MK XII B   (Mk12B) 5 5 2.5 2.5 10 10
3 440541 5656A 0.75 MK XV A   (Mk15A) 100 100 50 50 30 100
4 637613 6042A 0.75 MK XVIII A   (Mk18A) 100 100 50 50 60 60
5 440528 6144A 0.75 MK XX A   (Mk20A) 25 25 12.5 12.5 50 25
6 440531 6144B 0.75 MK XX B   (Mk20B) 25 25 12.5 12.5 50 25
7 440532 6144C 0.75 MK XX C   (Mk20C) 25 25 12.5 12.5 50 25
8 440530 6656A 0.75 MK XXIX A   (Mk29A) 167 167 83.3 83.3 83.3 25
9 440542 6656B 0.75 MK XXIX B   (Mk29B) 150 150 75 75 25 25
10 440533 8246A 0.75 MK XXXII A   (Mk32A) 5 5 5 5 10 10
11 440539 8246B 0.75 MK XXXII B   (Mk32B) 5 5 5 5 10 none
12 638764 9618A 0.75 MK XXXIII A   (Mk33A) 100 100 50 50 20 60
13 440536 9629A 0.75 MK XXXIV A   (Mk34A) 100 100 50 50 20 60
14 440540 17830A 0.75 MK XLI A   (Mk41A) 100 100 50 50 30 100
15 440543 11756A 0.75 3-compound: N=2, A=2, Pitch=6, S=10
16 440544 11756B 0.75 3-compound: N=2, A=2, Pitch=6, S=10
17 440529 A12855-cia 0.75: N=50, S=50, A=50, Pitch=100, Yaw=100, RM=50
1.0 inch balances:
18 632223 5777A 1.00 MK IV A   (Mk4A) 125 125 125 125 250 250
19 639119 7020A 1.00 MK V A   (Mk5A) 200 200 200 200 200 200
20 440521 6665A 1.00 MK VI A   (Mk6A) 400 400 200 200 40 100
21 440522 18770A 1.00 MK XIV A   (Mk14A) 400 400 200 200 100 250
22 440545 18770-2B 1.00 MK XIV B   (Mk14B) 400 400 200 200 100 250
23 440517 18770C 1.00 MK XIV C   (Mk14C) 400 400 200 200 100 250
none   999904 1.00 MK XXVI A   (Mk26A) 600 600 300 300 200 42
1.5 inch balances:
24 440523 400565B 1.50 MK II B   (Mk2B) 500 500 250 250 300 800
25 440515 400565C 1.50 MK II C   (Mk2C) 500 500 250 250 100 800
26 440514 400565D 1.50 MK II D   (Mk2D) 500 500 250 250 300 800
27 440520 400565E 1.50 MK II E   (Mk2E) 500 500 250 250 100 800
none     2-Plane            
28 632222 005008A 1.50 MK XII A   (Mk12A) 500 500 250 250 300 800
29 440547 5940A 1.50 MK XIII A   (Mk13A) 1000 1000 500 500 2000 500
30 440519 11905A 1.50 MK XIX A   (Mk19A) 250 250 50 50 250 40
31 440546 18650A 1.50 MK XXVI   (Mk26) 1000 1000 800 800 2000 700
1.75 inch balances:
32 440549 10181A 1.75 MK I A   (Mk1A) 2000 2000 2000 2000 3000 1000
33 440548 10181B 1.75 MK I B   (Mk1B) 2000 2000 2000 2000 3000 1000
new 3029886 37020 1.75 MK II A   (Mk2A) 2000 2000 2000 2000 3000 1000
new     MC-40H-1.75A 2000 2000 1500 1500 3000 1000
new 3031724   MC-12H-1.75A 600 600 600 600 1500 500
2.0 inch balances:
new 3031095   MC-60H-2.00D 2500 2500 1250 1250 700 5000
new 3031159   MC-60H-2.00E 2500 2500 1250 1250 700 5000
34 440562 400230 2.00 MK I A   (Mk1A) 900 900 450 450 160 1000
35 637612 400320C 2.00 MK III C   (Mk3C) 900 900 450 450 500 1000
36 637611 400320E 2.00 MK III E   (Mk3E) 900 900 450 450 160 1000
37 440572 300420F 2.00 MK III F   (Mk3F) 900 900 450 450 160 1000
38 440525 5122A 2.00 MK IX A   (Mk9A) 900 900 450 450 500 1000
39 440526 9434A 2.00 MK XII A   (Mk12A) 1500 1500 800 800 200 2000
40 440527 9444A 2.00 MK XIV A   (Mk14A) 1500 1500 800 800 300 2000
41 632225 27550A 2.00 MK XXIX A   (Mk29A) 2100 2100 700 700 350 3800
42 440584 27550B 2.00 MK XXIX B   (Mk29B) 2100 2100 700 700 350 3800
2.5 inch balances:
43 440580 400371A 2.50 MK III A   (Mk3A) 1400 1400 700 700 280 2000
44 440579 400371B 2.50 MK III B   (Mk3B) 1400 1400 700 700 280 2000
45 440581 400371D 2.50 MK III D   (Mk3D) 1400 1400 700 700 280 2000
46 637609 400388A 2.50 MK IV A   (Mk4A) 1400 1400 700 700 200 2000
47 637610 400388B 2.50 MK IV B   (Mk4B) 1400 1400 700 700 200 2000
48 1973481 004614A 2.50 MK XI A   (Mk11A) 1700 1700 700 700 1000 2000
49 440576 7296A 2.50 MK XIV A   (Mk14A) 4500 4500 2250 2250 5000 2000
50 440575 7594A 2.50 MK XV A   (Mk15A) 2000 2000 1000 1000 800 2000
51 440577 7606A 2.50 MK XVI A   (Mk16A) 2400 2400 1200 1200 1500 4000
52 440585 10600A 2.50 MK XX A   (Mk20A) 3000 3000 1500 1500 600 4000
53 440583 10600B 2.50 MK XX B   (Mk20B) 3000 3000 1500 1500 600 4000
54 639118 25420A 2.50 MK XXXII A   (Mk32A) 3000 3000 1500 1500 250 3000
55 638782 27560A 2.50 MK XXXIV A   (Mk34A) 3500 3500 1800 1800 400 5000
56 440504 27560B 2.50 MK XXXIV B   (Mk34B) 3500 3500 1800 1800 400 5000
56.1 440566 13808 2.50 2-PLANE 1400  1400  700  700  400  2000 
56.2 1176977 31080 2.50 MK XL   (Mk40) 3500 3500 2500 2500 400 8000
57 440565 15001 2.5 Sandberg-Serrell#1 700 700 700 700 700 2000
58 440564 15020 2.5 Sandberg-Serrell#3 1400 1400 700 700 500 2000
59 440563 15060 2.5 Sandberg-Serrell#4 1400 1400 700 700 2500 1000
60 440558 45132 2.50 C-120-2.50A N=9000 P=22000 S=6000 Y=11200 R=8400 A=1250
61 440557 45131 2.50 C-120-2.50B N=9000 P=22000 S=6000 Y=11200 R=8400 A=1250
4.0 inch balances:
62 440570 500407A 4.00 MK II A   (Mk2A) 4000 4000 2000 2000 1000 16000
63 440571 500407B 4.00 MK II B   (Mk2B) 4000 4000 2000 2000 400 10000
64 440568 500407C 4.00 MK II C   (Mk2C) 4000 4000 2000 2000 1000 16000
65 632221 004615A 4.00 MK IV A   (Mk4A) 6000 6000 3000 3000 2500 16000
66 440567 15033 4.0 Sandberg-Serrell#1A 4000 4000 2000 2000 1000 10000
67 440569 15037 4.0 Sandberg-Serrell#2B 4000 4000 2000 2000 1000 10000
6.0 inch balances:
none   66661(1,2,3) FlowThru 4000 4000 1500 1500 1400 7200
none   66662(1,2,3) FlowThru 4000 4000 1500 1500 1400 7200
other balances:
68 638787 53100 16.36 C-120-16.3            
none Boeing MD124433 2.5" MKXXV E (Mk25E) 5500 5500 2750 2750 1250 4992
none Boeing 32560 2.5" MKXLI (Mk41) 4330 4330 2360 2360 500 4000
none 440559 A C-.06-2.25 note 2            
none 440560 B C-.06-2.25 note 2            
none 440561 C C-.06-2.25 note 2            
                   

*Notes:
Note 1: Balance (EZ 48, NEMS #1973481) used to have NEMS #440574.
Note 2: GD Convair 6-component 2-shell nacelle balance

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Last modified on 1.15.2013