It is quite easy to make a quick diagnostic check of a load cell. The procedure is quite simple and a minimum of equipment is required.
The following link is our latest application note, explaining the basic rules to troubleshoot a load cell or a weighing platform with the portable Load Cell Tester model LCT-Ultimate.
PDF Link-Load cell Troubleshooting
Youtube User Guide-LCT- Ultimate user's guide.
Turns any load-cell into a "smart" load-cell
Make your load cell collecting data and free from power supply