silo load cell Articles

  • PT Limited’s dependable shearbeam load cells

    Shearbeam load cells are ideal for a wide range of applications such as platform scales, fixed suspended weigh systems, process weighing and low profile installations. Shearbeams are used in industries which ...


    By PT Limited

  • Measuring level by weight

    Measuring level or inventory by weight provides high accuracy. The weight is not affected by ingredients that foam or settle unevenly or by changes in density or the shape of the tank. Weight is weight, regardless of percent solids, bridging, rat-holing, or whether your ingredient is conductive or sound-absorbing. Because weighing is a noncontact method of measuring level, there is no chance of ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Tank Weighing System for Vineyards

    Paired together, the PSB shear beam load cell and the PT200MB digital indicator is a popular tank weighing system. The weigh system is commonly used in New Zealand vineyards for tanks holding grapes before the crushing process begins.The Load CellThe PSB is a robust high accuracy nickel plated tool steel shear beam load cell.Sealed to IP67, it’s an ideal cell for tank, ...


    By PT Limited

  • Benefits of adding a Weigh System to your Hopper

    Hoppers, also commonly referred to as tanks, silos or vessels and are used in many industries such as agriculture, processing plants & farming to name a few. There are many benefits of adding a weigh system to your hopper. Whether it’s full, empty or somewhere in-between, you’ll easily know the levels. Weigh systems can have built-in alarms and/or flashing lights to create ...


    By PT Limited

  • 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

  • Weighing Solutions for Agricultural Farmers

    PT Limited load cells are popular in the agricultural industry. Shear beam load cells are often used in feed out systems and are found under the tray or deck of trailers. They’re used to monitor the amount of feed being deposited for stock. Shear beams are also used in similar designs for fertilizer spreaders. ...


    By PT Limited

  • Solidification / Immobilisation of hazardous waste for subterranean storage

    The use of subterranean salt mines for the final storage of inorganic hazardous waste is state of the art in Germany, and in fact most other European countries. However, the technical requirements to prepare the waste in an appropriate way are quite challenging. Over ten years ago econ supplied a plant to a salt mine in eastern Germany. The plant uses econ’s unique batch-wise working mixing ...

  • 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

  • Complete Weigh System for Food Process Weighing

    Food process weighing is made significantly easier with PT Limited’s Accupoint Weigh Module® in conjunction with the PT630 digital indicator. Pair together for an easy way to add a ...


    By PT Limited

  • Vibrating feeders for stockpiling and reclaim

    The expanding applications of vibratory feeders for controlling the flow of bulk materials, and their adaptation for processing requirements, have developed considerable interest in stockpiling and reclaim systems. The general design of these units consists of a material transporting trough, or platform, driven by a vibratory force system. The flexibility and variety of designs is limited only by ...


    By General Kinematics

  • Re-agent dosing - Sodimate installs standardised equipment to meet the specifications of each plant case study

    Water quality refining is the most essential step in water treatment processes. When done properly, it guarantees palatable taste characteristics suitable for drinking water. The reliability and accuracy of the processes for storing, metering, and dissolving the required re-agents are indispensible for successfully completing this final treatment. Outlined below is a case story about Viry- ...


    By Sodimate, Inc

  • Glass blended rapidly with abrasion resistant rotary mixer

    While most reading this article may be unfamiliar with the Kopp Glass name, most are likely familiar with Kopp Glass products. From a humble beginning more than 80 years ago, as a manufacturer of red glass for railroad signals, Kopp now claims to be the world's leading producer of precision molded industrial quality technical glass.  The company is known worldwide among the ...

  • Stage grinding with hammer mill and crushing roller mill - Case Study

    Optimization of the particle size structure of a pig feed mixture with a high barley content by means of stage grinding with hammer mill and downstream crushing roller mill Introduction Animal nutrition research findings ...


    By Amandus Kahl GmbH & Co. KG

  • Benefits of adding a weigh system to your hopper

    Hoppers, also commonly referred to as tanks, silos or vessels and are used in many industries such as agriculture, processing plants & farming to name a few. There are many benefits of adding a weigh system to your hopper. Whether it’s full, empty or somewhere in-between, you’ll easily know the levels. Weigh systems can have built in alarms and/or flashing lights to create ...


    By PT Limited

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