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The following post was provided by Avery Weigh-Tronix, our featured manufacturer this month. Avery Weigh-Tronix designs & manufactures a wide range of high quality weighing scales, systems, software components and peripherals for industrial and business use, and...
Types of Calipers & How to Choose There are a few basic types of calipers. Every type can provide dimensional measurements of the distance between 2 points, including the thickness & diameter of an object. Some calipers can also measure depth. So if all...
The following post is a summarized excerpt from the Starrett Whitepaper "Integrating QC Measurement Data Into Manufacturing Systems". The L.S. Starrett Company, founded in 1880, manufactures more than 5,000 variations of Precision Tools, Gages, Measuring Instruments...
The type of micrometer anvil required depends on the object being measured, much in the same way that different micrometers are used to measure different aspects. We won’t cover all types of micrometer anvils in this post, but let’s take a closer look at a few.
Users should take special care with granite surface plates. Even the tiniest bit of wear could cause a pit or a hill, compromising its accuracy. This post includes a few tips on how to properly care for surface plates, and a few tips on what not to do, to help you get the longest useful life out of your investment.
When it comes to weighing & measurement equipment, it’s the little issues that can “snowball” into big problems over time. Our experts are here to help you get the most out of your investment by teaching you how to properly care for your equipment. Use this maintenance checklist to regularly inspect your weighing & measurement devices & minimize unplanned downtime.
No matter which sector your business is in, fast, accurate weighing and processing solutions should be a vital part of your operations. A&D Weighing helps ensure product quality and safety by improving efficiency, reducing costs and increasing profits. Learn more in this post about growing your business the right way.
Retrofitting is a great way to enhance equipment. Those enhancements may include increasing the equipment’s efficiency, broadening its communication capabilities, or even reducing the energy or waste it produces. In this post, learn how we can retrofit equipment and weighing systems to help you minimize downtime or increase efficiency.
Certified scales help ensure we get exactly what we pay for when it comes to goods sold by weight. Certified scales help ensure that the amount displayed on the scale’s weight indicator is the true amount of the product on the scale. If scale certification wasn’t mandatory, either the buyer or the consumer might be shorted. While it’s true, a faulty scale may result in the buyer paying for a larger quantity than they received, it could also mean the buyer charged less for goods than they were worth.
Many use the terms “maximize uptime” and “minimize downtime” interchangeably. Although there’s a case to be made that many aspects of the two interconnect, there are specific actions you can take to ensure both sides of the conversation are addressed in the interest of optimizing your scale’s availability.
Read this post for tips on maximizing uptime by keeping your scale up & weighing. Plus, steps to take if your scale goes down to minimize downtime & get it back up as quickly as possible.