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Dillon Quick Check-T Tension Meter

The Dillon Quick Check-T is ideal for situations where guy wire tension must be measured quickly and accurately. The tension meter can be placed on a cable, take a measurement, and be removed in under five seconds, with no complex lookup tables or conversion charts. Learn more in this post.

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Protect Scales from Rain this Spring with these Tips

Scales that are typically used outdoors are designed to weather the elements, but there are still certain measures operators need to take to ensure their equipment is protected. Use these simple preventative measures to protect scales from rain this season.

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How to Calibrate a Scale

When performing scale calibration, technicians test the scale using the applied weight required based on the scale’s maximum capacity. To calibrate a scale, the technician utilizes certified test weights to apply the recommended applied load amount to the scale, then ensures that the scale indicator displays the correct amount of weight. The key to proper scale calibration is having the correct tools for the job.

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An Avery Weigh-Tronix Indicator for Every Challenge

Avery Weigh-Tronix indicators provide a wide range of functionality, from basic to complex. They work by displaying various weight indications, including the weight to complex recipe formulation, process control, and transmission of data for back-office management. Learn more in this post.

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Truck Scale Weighing Systems: Inbound/Outbound & Unattended

By instituting a truck scale weighing system, companies can streamline data collection, minimize the risk of human error, and even free up skilled labor depending on the type of system. With a few simple upgrades, a scale can be transformed into the centerpiece of a weighing system. This enables a simpler, more efficient way to operate and returns hours of labor to facility managers.

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Precision Measurement Tools Primer | Starrett

Starrett is the expert in high quality precision measurement tools. In this post, we cover tools that should be considered as basic requirements in a metalworking operation for ensuring good quality control (QC) processes.

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6 Major Benefits of Unattended Scales | B-TEK Scales

As all industries make the inevitable move to automation to maximize efficiencies, the truck scale weighing industry is no different. Scale houses with single-location, dedicated staff are becoming a thing of the past as unattended scales become more common. Many truck weighing applications can be most efficiently handled through the use of advanced technology and automation with minimal human interaction.

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5 Equipment Maintenance Tips for the New Year

Proper equipment maintenance can help extend the usable life of equipment, protect employees from potential danger & minimize unplanned downtime. By instituting a preventative maintenance plan for equipment, facilities can set aside scheduled time at regular intervals to inspect & clean equipment, as well as schedule any necessary repairs. Use these 5 simple equipment maintenance tips to kick off your equipment maintenance plan.

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Hazardous Area Guide to NFPA 70 Location Classes, Divisions & Groups

Minimize risk with a quick glance at this hazardous area guide to NFPA 70 Locations Classes, Divisions & Groups. A hazardous area guide helps make it easy to identify & avoid dangerous situations by educating viewers on the potential risks that may exist within a hazardous area. Use this guide to ensure employee safety, proper equipment selection, and facility safety.

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Dillon | Minimizing Downtime with Dillon

Dillon | Minimizing Downtime with Dillon

By using quality tools like Dillon dynamometers, force gauges & tension meters, you can make sure to get the job done right the first time. Add durability to that, and you’ll be able to continue to use those same tools for years to come, saving you time in having to source new tools, helping you save time and money.

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