Categories for Scales

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

Why You Need Scale Calibration Services

April 8, 2020

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

Why Your Farm Needs a Livestock Scale

April 8, 2020

There’s lots of equipment needed to run or manage a farm with livestock successfully. However, there’s one piece of equipment that is important for farms that you might overlook. If you run a farm with animals, having a livestock scale handy can make a difference between keeping things running smoothly and struggling to keep up. What is a livestock scale? A livestock scale is a large scale designed specifically to weigh farm animals such as goats, sheep, cattle, and more. Since they are intended to weigh large animals and items such as bags of grain, these kinds of scales are... View Article

What Happens When You Pick the Wrong Industrial Scale For the Job

April 8, 2020

Picking the proper scale for a job is something that takes experience and knowledge of the different classes of scales, and the applications for which each class is used. With many different manufacturers, and in turn many different models, knowledge of scales is essential when choosing to buy one. Remember that quality is paramount. Bargains are not always the best option when choosing a scale. Well-made scales are generally more expensive, but worth the extra expense because they are more durable and will save you money in the end. The trick is finding a scale that is strong enough for... View Article

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