Categories for Scale Calibration

Why You Need Professional Scale Repair

August 12, 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

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How To Choose The Best Load Cell Type For Your Business

February 4, 2019

Access to accurate weight information is vital in industries as wide-ranging as logistics and mining, food production and pharmaceuticals. Weight and loading information is critical for many reasons, from ensuring load safety to verifying manifest accuracy through truck scales and everything in between. In most of these instances, organizations in southern Texas turn to load cells – a transducer that converts force into an electrical output that can be measured. However, there are different types of load cell on the market, and they are not all created equal. Choosing the correct type for your application is vital. Let’s take a... View Article

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

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