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  • New Compact Class for Weighing Technology

    February 27, 2018

    Siemens announces an upgrade to its weighing technology portfolio to include two complete packages for standalone applications. The new weighing terminals Siwarex WT231 for non-automatic scales and Siwarex WT241 for belt scales and solids flow meters combine weighing electronics and touch panel in...

  • Increased Load Cell Accuracy

    January 2, 2018

    Thanks to its compact design, high reliability and accuracy, the type 300 bending beam sensor load cell has many applications, both in automatic and non-automatic weighing equipment. The reliability is guaranteed by the stainless steel construction and the hermetic sealing of all electrical parts,...

  • Weighbelt Loading Trucks Cut Costs, Improve Loading Efficiency

    November 15, 2017

    G.A. Wintzer and Son Co., Wapakoneta, OH, is a full service company that recycles animal by-products and used cooking oil and produces and manufactures quality animal feed and bio-fuel ingredients. The company identified a problem with the methodology used to load trucks with protein meal. Using...

  • Accurate Dosing of Batches of Fish on the High Seas

    October 31, 2017

    Accurate weighing on board a seagoing fishing vessel isn’t easy. The ship is continuously rolling and stamping because of the waves. The motors, hoisting tools, winches, etc. cause multiple vibrations. Using existing instrumentation, Penko Engineering developed a weighing system with built-in...

  • Vibration Immune Weighing in Bulk Solid Feeding, Batching, Metering

    October 10, 2017

    Coperion K-Tron’s Smart Force Transducer digital load cells incorporate exclusive filtering algorithms that continuously identify and extract spurious weight readings from the weight measurement, even in severe process environments. Precise feeding, batching, and metering of bulk solids...

  • Open-Source Check Weighing Machines

    October 4, 2017

    In a recent win with one of the largest paint manufacturers in the U.S., Hardy Process Solutions’ dynamic checkweighers were able to meet customer connectivity and data requirements with its open-source approach by delivering equipment that not only easily integrates into the factory control...

  • IP69K-Rated Washdown Bench Scales

    October 4, 2017

    Cardinal Scale’s Admiral bench scales feature an IP69K-rated load cell and indicator, so any sensitive electronics are fully protected against close range high-pressure, high-temperature spray downs, making them ideal for the food processing industry where equipment must be carefully...

  • Flexicon Launches German Language Website

    September 6, 2017

    Flexicon has launched a new 157-page German language website, www.flexicondeutschland.de, to support the company’s factory-direct sales office in Aschaffenburg, Germany, led by Christian Löchler, regional sales manager.         The new site details the...

  • New Bench Scales Enhance Hazardous-Area Productivity

    August 31, 2017

    When weighing in potentially explosive environments, it is important that equipment is safe, compliant, and able to be handled efficiently. Mettler Toledo helps meet hazardous-area regulations and maintain the level of accuracy and flexibility required by processes with intrinsically safe ICS4_6x...

  • Highly Sensitive Metal Detection System

    August 21, 2017

    Mettler-Toledo Safeline’s new metal detector produces up to 95% less false rejects by combining Multi-Simultaneous Frequency (MSF) and Product Signal Suppression technology. The Profile Advantage system is ideal for overcoming “product effect” in bakery, meat, poultry, seafood,...