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6 Factors to Consider Before Purchasing an Industrial Scale

SteelBridge XT Truck Scale | buying scales

Is your company considering the purchase of an industrial scale? If so, when buying scales you should carefully consider several important factors about the specific needs of the business before finalizing their purchase. Industrial scales are specifically engineered to handle large and heavy loads commonly found in industries such as manufacturing, logistics, recycling and redemption,… Read more »

How Often Does a Weighing Scale Need to Be Calibrated?

weighing scales calibration

For many industries, weighing scales calibration is vital for maintaining precision and accuracy in weight measurements necessary for business. Though knowing how to calibrate a weight scale is good for business, having a third-party industrial scale calibration service regularly calibrate your company’s scales will assure customers and regulatory agencies that your weighing systems are accurate… Read more »

Types of Display Screens Based on Scale Application

PENN 7500 Digital Indicator | weighing system

A key component to any weighing system or set of commercial scales is the weighing scale display screens that provide operators with the necessary data and information about their industry’s weight measurement. Scale display screens come in various types, each with its own unique characteristics and advantages. Types of screens can vary depending on several… Read more »

Purchase by Worcester Scale Company – Bay State Scale & Systems

bay state scale acquisition

Worcester Scale Company is proud and excited to announce the purchase of the assets and good name of Bay State Scale starting immediately.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the level of business you have provided Bay State Scale in the past and to assure you of our efforts going… Read more »

Types of Physician and Healthcare Scales

Brecknell Scales

Healthcare professionals and the healthcare industry worldwide use physician and healthcare scales. From monitoring a patient’s health to advancing public health, physician and health scales are used for various health-related applications. The scales are designed to provide accurate and reliable readings in assessing a patient’s health status, tracking changes over time, and making informed health… Read more »

What is Force Measurement Systems?

Chatillon DFS-R-ND

Force measurement systems are an increasingly important tool in today’s globalized supply chain by helping to maintain consistency and quality of products across geographically dispersed and diverse industries. As force is a measurable quantity on which many other measurable quantities, such as torque, thrust, and pressure, are based, force measurement systems are utilized in many… Read more »

Why Choose a Counting Scale

Penn 7500 Series Counting Scales

A precision counting scale is a device used to monitor and manage inventories of materials and goods in many industrial environments. The devices are special tools that can quickly and accurately convert weight information into quantifiable data. Counting scales not only display a count of the number of items placed on the scale but also… Read more »

Why Scale Calibration Matters

Raven Price Computing Retail Scale

Industrial scale calibration services are essential for companies that rely on accurate measurements of weight as a function of business. As the performance of any scale will diminish over time, periodic scale calibration ensures the integrity of the readings. Scales that are not regularly calibrated can be costly for businesses. Regular servicing and scale calibration… Read more »

Scales and Balances for the Cannabis Industry

hemp plant

Commercial cannabis scales—bench scales, checkweighers, and floor scales—are vital tools utilized in every segment of the cannabis industry. Throughout the production and distribution of cannabis, accurate weighing systems are necessary not only for pricing and inventory management but for compliance with governing institutions and regulatory bodies. It’s no exaggeration that, from planting seeds to the… Read more »

How to Increase Efficiency with Forklift Scales

Weigh-Tronix Forklift Scale QTLTSC

Forklift scales and pallet jack scales are a class of automated, digital weighing systems utilized in material handling processes. Because many goods and products are often sold by weight, forklift and pallet jack scales offer companies and businesses a consistent means of accurately collecting essential data while significantly reducing production downtime. Designed for use in… Read more »

How Do You Weigh a Truck with Portable Scales?

Weigh-Tronix Portable Truck Scales

Portable truck scales can be delivered to timber felling operations to mines, then moved from one site to another and used to weigh sites nearly anywhere. Here’s how it all works.

Which Floor Scale is Right for Your Application?

B-tek Floor Scale

Floor scales are an essential part of almost any industrial or commercial workflow. Their utility ranges from outright weight determination, quality control, and shipping preparations. Floor scales have been used and continue to be relied on for many other purposes as well.

What’s the Difference Between Dimensional Weight and Actual Weight?

shipping boxes

Once a relatively unknown technical term, dimensional weight has become an increasingly important measurement in modern business practice. Whether items are being shipped to customers or stored in a warehousing environment, the volume of space required is equally important as the gross weight.

Lean Manufacturing for Better Performance

manufacturing floor

Lean manufacturing is a production system that is designed to eliminate waste and improve efficiency in the process of manufacturing a product. Companies that adapt to lean systems can save on costs, reduce inventory, lead times, and improve the quality of products. The cycle time in producing a product and shipping it to customers is… Read more »

How to Count Small Parts More Efficiently and Accurately

Weigh-Tronix High Precision Counting Scale

Counting scales are versatile tools that offer manufacturers, companies, and businesses large and small solutions to common challenges posed by ensuring the inventory of small parts, components, and pieces is accurate. Maintaining and managing an accurate inventory of these items is essential to that company’s success. In general, a lack of inventory for a business… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Scale Repair and Calibration

Ohaus Ranger Series

Calibrating, cleaning, and related scale repair services, especially digital scale repair, ensure that companies receive precise, accurate readings of weight measurements for their products. Accurate measurements are essential for a company’s profit and commerce in general. The majority of commercial transactions rely on scales as the price of products is determined by weights and measures… Read more »

Why an ISO 17025 Accreditation Matters When Choosing an Industrial Scale Company

Weigh-Tronix Portable Truck Scales

For industrial scale and calibration companies and businesses, ISO 17025 accreditation is the standard that assures customers and clients of quality products and services. Also referred to as ISO/IEC 17025, the accreditation provides more than just assurance of quality. Accreditation adds value to any company in the trade of testing and calibration. In fact, ISO… Read more »

Benefits of Using Digital Platform Scales

CW250™ Platform Scales | digital platform scales

Digital platform scales are electronic instruments that offer precise and accurate measurements of goods and products in an industry. In nearly all processing and manufacturing environments, and in transportation, shipping, and logistics, the capacity to weigh products accurately is essential to production, compliance, and profitability. Because weight management plays such an important role in various… Read more »

Industry Insight: Conveyor Weighing Systems to Measure Your Applications

Weigh-Tronix Conveyor Belt Scale

Conveyor weighing systems are intended for industrial weighing applications that require heavier loads under a variety of environmental conditions. The system design weighs materials while being transported on conveyor belts. Functionally, the scales, commonly referred to as conveyor belt scales or simply belt scales, are built into the conveyor belt to weigh items on the… Read more »

Pocket Guide: Heavy Duty Dimensional Scales

Walz Package Scanner System Dimensional Scale

If you’re in an industry that requires accurate weighing systems (which is, realistically, most industries in America), you’ll want to educate yourself on a very important tool used by businesses across the country – the dimensional scale. We’ve put together a quick and easy pocket guide for you to review the ins and outs of… Read more »

Factors to Consider When Using Precision Weighing Systems

Precision Balance Scales

Weight plays a critical role in the industrial sphere, including every detail from product purchase and sales to shipping and receiving. In order to keep up with technology advancements, industries need their weight management to be accurate and efficient, which is where precision weighing systems come into play. Possibly the main advantage of precision weighing… Read more »