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  • On-Board Wireless Weighing

    July 2, 2013

    Intercomp’s on-board wireless weighing technology allows cost-effective load monitoring and control, enabling frac sand, oil field, and silo storage facilities to accurately maintain inventory levels, preventing running out of material or possible overloading. Load cells can be installed on...

  • Modern Weigh Modules: Never Compromise Safety for Correct Installation

    June 28, 2013

    Weigh modules can be used in applications across powder and bulk solids industries when unique scales, such as tanks, hoppers and conveyors, are required. Weigh module users - like many businesses - are under increasing pressure to improve efficiency, quality, safety, and regulatory compliance. In...

  • How Do You Define Quality?

    June 18, 2013

    How do you know if a product is quality or not? Why should quality be considered when purchasing? Quality is defined as the state of being free from defects, or deficiencies. Quality is often correlated with price; however, this doesn’t have to be the case. If an inexpensive item meets your...

  • Turning Grain Dust into Gold

    June 18, 2013

    Grain fields in eastern Illinois and Wisconsin stretch as far as the horizon in all directions. Towering clusters of bins and elevators pinpoint the super-sized grain facilities at rail stops and small towns. All is quiet — until harvest when the dust hits the wind.     For...

  • SpinDexer Container Filling Machine

    June 13, 2013

    SpinDexer is a container filler machine designed to help operators increase overall productivity. Designed for both high-speed applications and for filling a voluminous product into a small opening container, the machine comes equipped with a servo-driven rotary star wheel that allows for a more...

  • DIN Rail Weight Transmitter with PLC Connectivity

    June 12, 2013

    Cardinal Scale’s model 201 weight transmitter is a fast, accurate instrument for process control-based static and dynamic weighing applications. The 201 is capable of powering up to six load cells and comes with a 35-mm DIN rail mounting bracket. The U.S.-made 201 transmitter features a 0.5-...

  • Mettler Toledo Partners with Tanaka Scale

    June 5, 2013

    Mettler Toledo and Tanaka Scale Works Company Ltd recently announced a new business relationship that will enhance Tanaka Scale's position as a leader in vehicle weighing, while significantly expanding Mettler Toledo's global reach in the Japanese vehicle scale industry. The business...

  • Thayer Scale Partners with Mekhlopat LLC

    June 3, 2013

    Thayer Scale, a developer of continuous weighing and feeding equipment, has partnered with Mekhlopat LLC, of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, as the exclusive sales representative for Thayer’s premier line of heavy industry weighing and belting equipment.   Established in 2002, Mekhlopat LLC...

  • Weigh Modules Offer Accuracy and Safety

    May 30, 2013

    Mettler Toledo offers the SWB505 MultiMount weigh module, which pairs durability with accurate weighing. With built-in safety features, the MultiMount ensures accurate weighing and trouble-free installation. It offers built-in safety features, including the SafeLock, to ensure easy installation....

  • Rice Lake Acquires Holland-Based Master Engineering

    May 29, 2013

    Rice Lake Weighing Systems’ Arnhem-based European division, Rice Lake Weighing Systems Europe B.V., has acquired the Dutch belt-scale manufacturer Master Engineering, of nearby Heteren. Master Engineering has become a key systems and solutions provider of static and dynamic weighing,...