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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

How Can You Ensure Long-Term Accuracy and Analytical Quality When Choosing a Laboratory Balance?

June 14, 2019

Any laboratory’s analytical quality and reliability depend in large part on the equipment being used to weigh materials and substances, and that makes your choice of weighing equipment critical to your success. But how do you go about choosing the right kind of laboratory balance to fit the specific needs of your facility? Your budget certainly comes into play, because very few facilities have unlimited funding with which to select the best available equipment. However, there are other factors you must consider when choosing just the right lab scale. What are the main laboratory balance selection criteria? While your laboratory... 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

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