process weighing Articles

  • Typical process weighing applications

    Process weighing relates to the weighing of a powder material as part of a production process. The technology includes continually monitoring a material in a silo, discharging material by weight or rate, or even weighing products on the move. This article gives an overview of most of the typical process weighing applications that are used in all sorts of industries: level or inventory measuring ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • High performance weighing

    How many of us have thought about trying to get 200,000 miles out of that one sturdy car we just knew could do it if we took care of it well enough? It's not unheard of Now imagine getting 400,000 miles from that car. Crazy? Maybe. But that's the kind of per- formance manufacturers need — and are demanding — from their weigh- ing systems. And it's not so crazy. "Users are looking for ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Nanotech and Jobs: Congress Weighs In

    The new Republication-led House of Representatives has expressed its concerns with what it refers to as the adverse impact of regulations on jobs and the economy. On February 10, 2011, this concern reached a new pitch. On this date, during a hearing on "Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation," the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a preliminary staff report entitled ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Nanotech and Jobs: Congress Weighs In

    The new Republication-led House of Representatives has expressed its concerns with what it refers to as the adverse impact of regulations on jobs and the economy. On February 10, 2011, this concern reached a new pitch. On this date, during a hearing on "Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation," the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a preliminary staff report entitled ...


    By Acta Group

  • Weigh batching: the benefits of an automated system

    In many plants that batch-blend bulk products, weigh batching is a manual, time-consuming operation in which ingredients are weighed individually before being charged to a blender or other process vessel. A significant number of such plants could benefit from the installation of an automated weigh batching system. For small as well as large operations, an automated weigh batching system can pay ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Integrated Weighing System Guarantees Full Traceability At Gaskells

    Owners of the largest commercial recycling facility in Liverpool, Gaskells, have invested in an integrated bin-weighing and software system to track and record the weight of every collection providing complete transparency for its customers. Jonathan Gaskell, Managing Director, Gaskells said: “We pride ourselves on providing our customers with exact information on how much waste is being ...

  • LAS Recycling Improves Weighing Accuracy and Data Collection Reporting with Avery Weigh-Tronix Forklift Scale

    LAS Recycling Ltd.’s material recycling facility in Wales, United Kingdom, has improved its weighing accuracy by a factor of ten and halved the amount of time it takes to weigh processed waste, since implementing Avery Weigh-Tronix’s forklift scale system in its operations. The system also uses radio frequency (RF) data transfer to improve data collection, recording and reporting. The material ...


  • Axle Weigh Pads extinguish overloading concerns for Fire Service case study

    The importance of vehicle stability and optimum handling performance cannot be over-estimated for an emergency response unit such as Tayside Fire and Rescue service. Factor in strict governmental legislation on axle and gross weight over-loading, selecting the right weighing platform was a critical decision for the service’s Fleet management team. S. Roberts, Fleet Manager for Tayside Fire ...


    By Avery Weigh-Tronix

  • Get our Guide full of Expert Weighing Tips & Tricks

    Technological advances have made balances so adaptable that they can easily be integrated into any process. The negative side to this is the risk that too little attention is paid to environmental influences upon weighing and proper balance operation. Our guide provides crucial points to consider when working with balances in order to guarantee the highest ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Ray’s Auto Salvage Operates More Efficiently With Avery Weigh-Tronix E1110 Indicator

    Ray’s Auto Salvage, in operation for more than 35 years, buys and processes scrap metal for recycling and reuse. After deciding to install a used truck scale to determine the weight—and therefore cost—of the metals purchased, co-owner Laura Yesul and her associates asked Advance Scale, headquartered in Lindenwold, New Jersey, for an up-to-date indicator. Joe Carr, service ...


  • Significant increase in the value of aluminium swarf thanks to briquetting process - Case Study

    The GLEICH group increases its profitability by compressing 3,800 tonnes of swarf each year Should you just send the metal swarf created during manufacturing to the scrap dealer or should you increase its value by selling it for profit? The GLEICH group discovered the answer to this around ten years ago. Since then, the family-run business has been turning its aluminium swarf into ...

  • Continuous processing solution for bakery cuts energy usage by 30% and increases dough consistency

    When we enjoy a pizza at our favorite restaurant, we don’t wonder if the bread’s consistency is as good as it could be. But the bread’s quality is a huge concern for large industrial bakeries that produce the dough for that pizza crust. Those bakeries look to their equipment makers to help them provide the best-quality dough at the lowest cost. One of those equipment makers is ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Specification and calibration requirements for industrial scales in pharmaceutical applications

    Introduction Performance and accuracy of industrial scales in pharmaceutical applications are covered by current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). Verification of proper operation of process scales is an important factor in finished product Quality Assurance (QA) programs. Incorrect weighing, additions of materials and components in validated processes of formulation, dispensing, and ...


    By Prime Technologies, Inc.

  • Five Percent More Load Per Vehicle and No Returns for Recycling Facility

    SCA Recycling is loading up to five percent more recycled waste per outgoing vehicle at its new £15 million Southampton materials recycling facility (MRF) by using Avery Weigh-Tronix forklift scales. The solution has also eliminated the problem of over- or underloaded vehicles needing to return after truck scale transactions to be reloaded. The company is the UK market leader in paper ...


  • Cardiff University HCW Test Results

    1. Introduction A container consisting of a mixed medical waste which had been subjected to an ozonator process was received for analysis. 2. Moisture Content Two sub-samples of the received sample were prepared for determination of the moisture content with reference to BS EN 14774-3:2009. The samples were placed in a drying oven at 105oC until constant in mass and the moisture ...


    By OZONATOR Industries Limited

  • Nursing home trial case study

    A trial of the PyroPure PP3.5 system was undertaken at the Lynwood Nursing Home in Sunninghill, Berkshire, over a period of just over 2 months, 21 January to 31 March 2009. At the time, this 87 bed nursing home had weekly collections of 5 large (1,100 litre) bins of incontinence waste. Following agreement from the Home and after obtaining permissions from Thames Water, the Environment Agency and ...


    By PyroPure Ltd.

  • A Caribbean evaluation of public versus private drinking water provision: the case of St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles

    This article assesses how a small island state can choose the best option in the process of private sector involvement. It reviews the decision process to involve or not the private sector in water and sanitation supply and in which way. Nine criteria are used to make the choice. A careful weighing process is necessary, taking the history into account, looking at the special institutional ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Design for acceptable risk in transportation pipelines

    In this work, the probabilistic methods have been used to produce a methodology capable to estimate the acceptable level of risk in a cost-benefit framework. The benefits and the costs are weighed against associated risks to aid the decision making process on risk acceptance, from both the individual and societal perspective. Thereafter, acceptable individual and societal risk levels are defined ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New White Paper Describes How Verified Weight Identification Leads to Secure Traceable Balance Testing

    "Secure Traceability in Balance Testing - With Verified Weight Identification", the new White Paper from METTLER TOLEDO, explains how data entry errors and weight mix-ups can be avoided. WeightLink allows fast, secure balance testing with verified weight identification. Weights are the most important and most frequently used test equipment for the testing of balances. A ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • How often should you calibrate your scales?

    Weighing plays an integral part in a wide variety of industrial processes. A typical weighing system consists of a weight controller, a load sensor–based scale, and a programmable logic controller (PLC). To be reliable and accurate, weighing systems must be calibrated. But how often is enough? Old weighing systems included dials and pivots, springs, counterbalances, or levers, which ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

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