Categories for Scale Weights

Ways a Dirty Truck Scale Can Cost You Money

March 24, 2021

Has your truck scale seen cleaner days in El Paso, TX? Your dirty truck scale may actually be cutting into your profits. Maintaining your scales involves cleaning them periodically. Otherwise, you’re more likely to suffer downtime, inaccurate measurements and more. Keeping your scales clean is the best way to ensure that you get the best performance possible. Here are some of the ways a dirty truck scale can cost you money. Environmental wear and tear When it starts raining, your scale is much more likely to accumulate dirt, debris and grime. Water can intrude into the scale and freeze if... View Article

Need Accuracy? Follow These Best Practices for Scale Calibration

August 10, 2020

Your scale needs to be calibrated periodically to ensure you get the best, most accurate results possible. Weather, wear and tear and age all conspire to throw off your scale’s measurements, which in turn costs you money. Even the smallest miscalibration can add up to large losses over time, potentially to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. To make sure your scale is as accurate as possible, follow these tips for industrial scale calibration in El Paso, TX: Schedule a service appointment before calibrating: You can save yourself a lot of time and frustration if you... View Article

ISO 9001 Calibration Requirements, Finally Explained in Layman’s Terms

July 28, 2020

Calibrating your scales is crucial to getting an accurate result. Mismeasurement in either direction will affect your business, whether that means you lose out on payments or have unhappy customers who realized they were shorted. Calibrating scales is a routine aspect of any business that sells things by weight, and most (if not all) states have a standard for calibration that must be met. ISO 9001 requires “measurement traceability” for any business that uses a measurement device. If you’re not selling goods that need to be measured, or nowhere in the entire manufacturing process are you measuring something that will... View Article

Why Different Scales Vary in Accuracy of Scale Weights

April 9, 2020

When you have to use scales in your business, you know how important it is for the weights to be accurate. However, even when it comes to accuracy, not all weights are equal. Understanding why scale weights vary can help you understand why it’s vital to rely on experts to help you pick the right weights for your scales. Why do scales vary in the accuracy of scale weights? The primary reason accuracy varies in scale weights is because each scale requires a specific classification, which is based on the measures for the scales. The National Institute of Standards and... View Article

What Happens When You Pick the Wrong Industrial Scale For the Job

April 9, 2020

Picking the proper scale for a job is something that takes experience and knowledge of the different classes of scales, and the applications for which each class is used. With many different manufacturers, and in turn many different models, knowledge of scales is essential when choosing to buy one. Remember that quality is paramount. Bargains are not always the best option when choosing a scale. Well-made scales are generally more expensive, but worth the extra expense because they are more durable and will save you money in the end. The trick is finding a scale that is strong enough for... View Article

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