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Stock Spare Parts to Minimize Unplanned Downtime

​If your business relies upon a scale, or any equipment, to operate and make money, then it’s imperative to stock spare parts to minimize downtime. With global supply chain shortages & logistics issues contributing to longer lead times than ever, keeping the spare parts you need on-hand could mean the difference between a few days or a few weeks without a functional scale.

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Unmanned Truck Scale Kiosks Help Reduce Risk & Increase Efficiency

Unmanned truck scale kiosks can be added to existing truck scales to help reduce risk, increase efficiency, and even enable data collection. Kiosks are available in a variety of configurations with different features to serve a wide range of functions. Most importantly, unmanned kiosks reduce the amount of man power required to run the scale, and the amount of human interaction. Read more to learn about the many benefits of unmanned kiosks.

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Sartorius | Tips to Ensure Reliable Weighing Results from Laboratory Balances

Today, laboratory balances have been perfected so that even weighing of very small amounts of substances can be done quickly, easily and yet with the most reliable results. However, weighing is affected by physical effects and the ambient conditions at the installation site. Knowing about possible disturbance variables and how to minimize them is useful and necessary to perform high-precision weighing and avoid misinterpretations of weighing results.

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Tips to Protect Scales & Decrease Risk

A quality scale for your business can be a significant investment that will prove to be imperative during day to day operations. The best way to protect that investment is to treat the scale as the valuable tool that it is. Doing so will ensure you get the longest possible life out of your investment. A great way to protect scales is to routinely perform preventative maintenance, including calibration, greasing load cells, cleaning under the scale & more.

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How to Protect Your Electronics from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)

Electrostatic discharge, or “ESD”, occurs when static electricity is suddenly transferred between two electrically charged objects. ESD is incredibly common, and although it isn’t always noticeable to humans, it can still be powerful enough to harm or ruin electronics. Learn the best ways to protect your equipment in this post.

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An In-Motion Checkweigher Can Help With Quality Assurance

In-motion checkweighers are often used in production lines, where they are incorporated into weighing systems to create an automated quality assurance process. Learn how weight can be used in quality assurance, and how weighing systems help increase efficiency & maximize productivity.

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Dillon Force | The Dillon Dynamometer

Dillon dynamometers come in three types, including the AP Dynamometer, the EDjunior Dynamometer, and the EDXtreme Dynamometer. Because each of these models is designed with different specializations in mind, there’s sure to be a dynamometer for every job. Let’s take a closer look at each of the models to help you determine the best option for your application.

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B-TEK Scales | Truck Scale Challenge | Calculating the Steel

When it comes to truck scales, most manufacturers produce a quality scale weighbridge with a lot of steel, that will last for years … and all boast that they are the strongest, toughest and longest lasting one available. In a market with so many options, how can you actually determine who backs up that statement? The simplest way to do this is to determine who uses the most steel to construct the scale. To do this, we simply determine the weight.

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Things to Consider Before Buying a Scale Online

It’s always best to work with a professional to determine the best type of equipment for your application. Websites are great for commodities, but not for equipment that contributes to pricing, quality or other product attributes. Online purchases could actually lead to a much higher price tag than anticipated after figuring in set up costs, replacement parts, or repairs. Here are some factors to consider before clicking “Add to Cart”.

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All about Torque Multipliers

A torque multiplier enables users to apply greater torque without requiring any additional strain on the operator. The use of torque multipliers can increase productivity & efficiency by greatly reducing the amount of effort required to get fasteners to tighten or loosen.

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