Categories for Scale Weights

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

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

How to Match the Right Scale To the Job

March 5, 2019

When working in an industry that requires the transportation of supply materials, either in small or large quantities, it is essential to be able to weigh and measure the materials effectively and efficiently. Whether a company is distributing materials to a buyer or receiving purchased items from a vendor, knowing their weight is essential for a successful business relationship. However, even in industrial scales, there are many options available for purchase. Knowing the uses of industrial scales can help narrow the options to the correct scale for your company’s needs. Industrial Supply Scales Industrial supply companies provide materials for industries... View Article

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