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Top Reasons Not to Buy an Industrial Scale Online

June 18, 2021

It seems like you can buy just about anything online, including vehicles and industrial scales—but just because you can doesn’t mean you should. If you buy a scale online, you’re risking a number of issues. Parts may not be included. Your warranty could have unpleasant caveats—or your purchase may not come with one at all. The scale might not be calibrated, and the company may not offer any help. If you want the best quality and results, it’s always better to go through a certified scale distributor and calibration service in South Texas. Here’s why it’s always best to get... View Article

Important Things to Consider Before Having a Truck Scale Installed

June 4, 2021

If you’re getting ready to purchase and install a truck scale, it’s crucial that you do your research ahead of time. Truck scales are a necessary and major investment, so understanding exactly what you need—and what is best for the scale to function—is important to making the right choice. Be sure to read up on as many scales as possible, and talk to your favorite instrument calibration company in South Texas for practical advice. Here’s what to take into account before selecting and installing your new truck scale: Building permits: Before you get started, you’ll need to check with the... View Article

How to Properly Maintain Your Audiology Equipment to Keep It Calibrated

September 22, 2020

Audiology equipment is highly sensitive, which means it’s important to keep it well maintained and accurate for as long as possible. According to OSHA, your audiology equipment needs to be calibrated at least once per year, and more often if you notice discrepancies in the readouts. Here are our best tips for maintaining your audiology equipment so you won’t need to recalibrate more often: Keep it clean: Clean the earphone cushions and patient handsets between each appointment—but be careful to avoid getting moisture in the speaker. This will damage the transducer. Carefully wipe the cushions and handsets down, then allow... View Article

Scale Calibration Tips and Best Practices

August 10, 2020

Scale calibration is an important aspect of delivering reliable, accurate goods and services. Of course, proper calibration depends on the use of calibration best practices. To keep your scales standardized, use the following tips from your local weight scale calibration company in South Texas. Frequency How often you should calibrate your scale depends on three major factors. The first is regulations. Does the law require you to calibrate your scale annually? Quarterly? Daily? Always follow the laws that govern your industry when deciding how often to calibrate your scale. The second factor is the commodity itself. The accuracy of the... View Article

What’s Good Enough? Why Scale Calibration Is So Important

July 28, 2020

You’ve probably heard the saying “close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.” When it comes to measuring and delivering products, close is not good enough. Deliverables must be exact. Partnering with an industrial scale calibration service in South Texas is essential to ensure your products adhere to accepted standards. Here’s why this is so important. Accepted standards A calibration standard has a value that is universally recognized. The National Institute of Standards and Technology is the body that oversees these standards in the United States. If something is referred to as “NIST traceable” this means the measurement device adheres... View Article

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