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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.
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.
Utilizing A&D weighing equipment, such as static or in-motion checkweighers, throughout your food & beverage manufacturing process can ensure that you are maintaining quality control and that not giving away product.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Winter weather can wreak havoc on mechanical and electrical equipment, but performing simple preventative measures can make a huge difference. Prevent truck scale damage caused by Winter weather with these simple tips.
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.
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.
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.
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.