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The Dangers of Having a Scale Calibrated Incorrectly

December 3, 2018

Regardless of what industry you’re in or what type of precision instrumentation you use to measure and regulate, forgoing calibration will quickly cause your equipment to become imbalanced due to general use and environmental variables. As a scale, flow meter, or pressure gauge becomes more and more imbalanced, it becomes less and less accurate. Let’s take a look at a few specific problems that have dire consequences resulting from improper scale calibration or a complete lack of maintenance. Scenario 1: Liability Concerns If you run a food production facility that uses a variety of measurement instrumentation such as scales, flow... View Article

Why It’s Important to Keep Your Scales Calibrated

December 3, 2018

When dealing with scales and similar equipment, calibration is the most critical variable to keep in mind. Without proper calibration, you can’t expect accurate readings, which means you can’t trust the equipment you’re using or the outcomes it provides. Even if you adjust your scales regularly to avoid imprecise measurements and all of the ramifications that come with them, you still need to hire a professional calibration service. That’s because there’s a difference between merely adjusting your scales and ensuring they’re calibrated, especially if you’re in an industry that requires them to be legal for trade. And in spite of... View Article