Categories for Scales

4 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle Scale

July 14, 2019

Vehicle scales are a massive investment. The price depends on many factors, such as whether you purchase truck weight scales, but they can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars. Given the price of these tools, it is in your best interest to keep them in good repair and operational for as long as possible. These four strategies can help you accomplish that goal. 1. Keep Your Scale Clean Truck scales can quickly become dirty. Oil, mud, and other debris make cleanliness a critical area to keep an eye on. In winter, ice and snow pose an additional hazard. No... View Article

Choosing the right industrial scale

May 16, 2019

All industrial operations require a high degree of precision and accuracy. There are various types of industrial scales which make it challenging to choose the right one. While most people make a decision based on the price, the value the scale will provide your business with should be the key consideration. If the scale is vital to your business’s profitability, especially if it is used in the manufacturing or packaging of your products, a cheap scale could cost you far more in the end. The purpose of the industrial scale is intended for and the material it is made of... View Article

How to determine the accuracy of scale weights?

May 16, 2019

Whether you need to weigh large pallets on a semi truck or small vials of materials in a laboratory, the accuracy of your scale weights can make a big difference in your work. The more accurate your scale weights, the more accurate your weight outcomes. However, there’s a lot that goes into determining how accurate your scale weights are required to be. Knowing the details about accuracy of test weights can help ensure that you use the most accurate Calibration weights for your scales. How to determine the accuracy of scale weights? The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)... View Article

How To Choose the Best Truck Scale

February 25, 2019

Organizations throughout southern Texas need the ability to accurately weigh truckloads to ensure safety, optimum loading, and to avoid tickets and potential damage to trucks and trailers. The key to achieving those goals is the right truck scale. Of course, truck weight scales vary greatly – how do you ensure that you’re making a smart decision? How do you tell if you are investing in the right type of truck scale system in the first place? It really comes down to understanding the differences between single and multiple platform vehicle scales and how they apply to what you’re weighing. There’s... View Article

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How To Pick the Right Scale For the Job

February 4, 2019

Choosing the right scale for your business is about so much more than just the price. Much like shopping for a new car, you likely have a list of components that your scale must meet. Finding the right scale for the job will mean considering all the things that it must be able to do. Some of the questions you need to ask yourself before you begin scale shopping are: How often will this scale be used? What will the company weigh on this scale? Where will it be used within your business? How big do you need the scale... View Article

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