Categories for Scale Weights

4 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle Scale

September 16, 2019

Vehicle scales are a massive investment. The price depends on many factors, such as whether you purchase truck or truck weight scales, but they can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars. Given the price of these tools, it is in your best interest to keep them in good repair and operational for as long as possible. These four strategies can help you accomplish that goal. 1. Keep Your Scale Clean Truck scales can quickly become dirty. Oil, mud, and other debris make cleanliness a critical area to keep an eye on. In winter, ice and snow pose an additional... View Article

Why You Need Professional Scale Repair

September 16, 2019

Most of the time, when electronic devices break down for people, their first thought is to purchase a replacement. That’s because we live in a disposable society which typically favors new items over repairing the existing devices.  When it comes to precision scales, it very often happens that the better option is to repair the scale rather than replace it. Of course, the very best approach is to have your precision equipment inspected and serviced on a regular schedule so that you can identify and manage any lurking issues before they develop into more severe problems. Laboratory scales can become... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Steel Deck and Concrete Deck Truck Scales

September 16, 2019

When choosing a new truck scale, it’s essential to find the best option for your specific needs. Truckloads need to be weighed accurately for purposes of safety and to avoid damage to your trucks and trailers. Quality, reliable truck scales help to ensure that your delivery vehicles are not going out onto the roads carrying more than they should. Of course, it can be challenging to know which type of scale to choose – a steel deck or concrete deck. There are differences between these options, and both have their pros. Below we examine the advantages of each, so you... 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 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

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