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Weighing Systems & Scales

  • Weighing Single or Multiple Ingredients

    June 20, 2019

    This system is designed for weighing multiple or single ingredients. The weigh indicator has data/recipe storage and a repeatability of 0.1% accuracy of applied load. The typical system consists of an AFC Spiralfeeder with an infeed hopper and proprietary drive adapter with integral seals, as well...

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  • How to Choose the Right Checkweigher

    June 4, 2019

    Optimizing your packaging line doesn’t always mean increasing speed. Sometimes, it’s about accurate and precise product fills and weights. One way to optimize your operations and ensure accurate production is to integrate a checkweigher into your line. A checkweigher will help ensure...

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  • Dynamic Weighing to Control Feed Rate of Powders and Bulk Solids

    May 29, 2019

    Dynamic weighing is essential in many industrial processes that involve managing of a continuous variable weight. A typical example is weighing a product on a conveyor belt. At the point of weighment, the product could be on the weighed section of belt for only a few seconds. This article...

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  • Vac-U-Max Celebrates 65-Year Anniversary

    May 28, 2019

    Vac-U-Max has reached a proud milestone celebrating 65 years of business providing bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning solutions to industries worldwide. The company has grown from the dreams of its founder Frank Pendleton, who designed the world’s first industrial vacuum...

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  • Weighing Terminal for Platform Scales, Bin Weighing Systems

    May 21, 2019

    Siemens has expanded its weighing technology portfolio to include the Siwarex WT231 weighing terminal for platform scales and bin weighing systems. The large graphic display and intuitive operation of the Siwarex WP231 allow quick, easy commissioning. The Siwarex WT231 offers comprehensive...

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  • New Digital Weight Indicator for Hazardous Environments

    May 20, 2019

    Ideal for potentially explosive and hazardous environments, the new Rice Lake 882IS intrinsically safe digital weight indicator has FM, IECEx, and ATEX approvals. A stainless steel IP66 enclosure protects this indicator in a variety of applications, including fuel refineries, chemical plants,...

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  • PLC-Based Checkweigher Achieves Tight Weight Tolerances

    May 9, 2019

    The PLC-based Evolution checkweigher features non-proprietary controls that make it easy to calibrate and communicate with other systems in the plant. Unlike checkweighers that feature PC-based controls, the Evolution checkweigher offers a communications package that provides access to data, which...

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  • Auger Packer for Accurate Ingredients Packaging Weighments

    May 3, 2019

    The Magnum Systems Model APO dual auger scale is designed with variable speed augers perfecting the art of “bulk and dribble” weighing. The large auger provides fast bulk filling while the small auger provides consistent trim filling. The T-3000 weigh controller allows the packer to...

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  • Smart, Self-Optimizing Scale System

    April 1, 2019

    Tubex Pro is a smart process scale system that self optimizes its measuring algorithm according to product flow characteristics and the plant environment. It produces a real-time stream of production data and status information, which can be visualized remotely using Bühler Insights and...

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  • Gericke Celebrates 125th Anniversary

    March 29, 2019

    Process equipment manufacturer Gericke is celebrating its 125th anniversary as a pioneer in the development of powder processing systems and equipment. Founded by Walter H. Gericke in 1894 in Zurich, Switzerland, to meet growing demand for automated bulk handling systems in four mills, Gericke...

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