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Why Choosing the Right Industrial Scale For the Job is Important

May 17, 2019

All industrial operations require a high degree of precision and accuracy. There are various types of industrial scales which make it challenging to choose the right one. While most people make a decision based on the price, the value the scale will provide your business with should be the key consideration. If the scale is vital to your business’s profitability, especially if it is used in the manufacturing or packaging of your products, a cheap scale could cost you far more in the end. The purpose of the industrial scale is intended for and the material it is made of... View Article

How to Determine the Accuracy of Your Scale Weights

May 2, 2019

Whether you need to weigh large pallets on a semi truck or small vials of materials in a laboratory, the accuracy of your scale weights can make a big difference in your work. The more accurate your scale weights, the more accurate your weight outcomes. However, there’s a lot that goes into determining how accurate your scale weights are required to be. Knowing the details about accuracy of test weights can help ensure that you use the most accurate Calibration weights for your scales. How to determine the accuracy of scale weights? The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)... View Article

Why Your Farm Needs a Livestock Scale

March 11, 2019

There’s lots of equipment needed to run or manage a farm with livestock successfully. However, there’s one piece of equipment that is important for farms that you might overlook. If you run a farm with animals, having a livestock scale handy can make a difference between keeping things running smoothly and struggling to keep up. What is a livestock scale? A livestock scale is a large scale designed specifically to weigh farm animals such as goats, sheep, cattle, and more. Since they are intended to weigh large animals and items such as bags of grain, these kinds of scales are... View Article

Why You Need Scale Calibration Services

March 11, 2019

When you use a scale, you want it to be as accurate as possible whether you’ve never used it before or you’ve had it for years. Unfortunately, scales can lose accuracy for multiple reasons and need to be adjusted to regain the highest level of accuracy possible. This process is called calibration. Knowing when and why to calibrate your scale can help you keep your scale accurate no matter when you use it. What is scale calibration? Calibration is a way to find a relationship between two unknown quantities. The process uses one quantity that is known, which has been... View Article

5 Essential features to look for in commercial scales

March 5, 2019

It can be overwhelming when it comes to determining which commercial scale is right for your farm, lab, or business. It’s not as simple as choosing a retail scale for home use. From digital scales to crane scales to bench scales to platform scales and more, there are endless possibilities and types of weighing application to consider. Whether you’re selecting a scale to weigh livestock or measuring ingredients in a laboratory, there are 5 key features you can look at that will help you narrow your options until you find the right scale. 1. Size of Platform The size of... View Article

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