Weighing Systems Articles

  • 6 Questions to ask when choosing a load cell

    There are many things to consider when choosing the right Load Cell for your application. These are our top 6 questions to ask yourself (or us). What type/style of Load Cell do you require? ...


    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

  • 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

  • Bulk Handling Instrumentation at its finest

    Introducing the PT600 series of world class advanced digital indicators. Boasting NZ and Australian trade approvals as well as OIML approval, & housed in a durable IP67 stainless steel housing. ...


    By PT Limited

  • 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

  • Sustainability in the grocery marketplace

    Examples – Trends – Best Practices How can METTLER TOLEDO weighing technology contribute to greater sustainability? Where does food retail currently stand in relation to sustainability? This white paper sets out to provide you with a general overview. Chapter 2 contains numerous examples of food retailers’ sustainability initiatives, illustrates trends and ...


    By thinkstep

  • 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

  • Human Error Threatens Safety in Hazardous Areas

    The top 5 problems identified in hazardous areas are Poor or no maintenance on flameproof (Ex d) enclosures. Due to corrosion—especially when equipment is installed outdoors—the Ex d protection is gone 2-3 years after installation. Incorrectly installed Ex d cable glands. Even if the combination of cable and gland is chosen correctly, the instructions on how to ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • 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 ...

  • Chambers Future Proof With Integrated Weighing Equipment & Software

    Surrey-based waste management, recycling and aggregates company Chambers Waste Management PLC has recently equipped its vehicle fleet with the latest weighing equipment its fleet safe & compliant, plus a new bespoke software solution to streamline its operations. Chambers operates a fleet of 40 vehicles comprising skip loaders, Rear End Loaders (REL’s), trade waste Refuse ...

  • Composite Drums

    Composite drums are composed of both plastic and steel to create the best of both worlds. Usually, there is a plastic interior with a steel exterior. That way it maintains the safe exterior of steel with the chemical safety and resistance of plastic drum interiors. We currently offer Composite Drums and Composite IBC’s. With the introduction of two materials together in a manner that is ...


    By Youngstown Barrel & Drum Co.

  • Updated White Paper Describes How Weighing on a Precision Balance is Faster and More Precise with SmartPan

    "Outstanding Weighing Performance Even Under Harsh Conditions", the recently updated White Paper from METTLER TOLEDO, explains how SmartPan™, a new design of weighing pan for precision balances or scales, permits a more precise stable weighing result to be achieved in half the time. An outstanding 86% improvement in precision and 50% increase in speed was recorded under the most extreme ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Small–mid scale LNG: “45 years of experience in Spain”

    In December of 1970 the first LNG “satellite” facility was commissioned in north east Spain, in a village close to the French border, inaugurating the “small scale” business in the Iberian Peninsula. Since then, more than half a million trucks have been loaded at the LNG import facilities and downloaded in hundreds of satellites LNG plants. The business model of large LNG ...


    By dmg :: events

  • Buy Smarter – what questions should you ask when buying a balance?

    From highly sensitive 5 decimal place analytical balances right through to industrial floor scales that can withstand tough use and hosing down, balances come in all shapes and sizes. Choosing the right one is easy when you take the time to compile a shortlist of the features you need. Take the time to think about what you really need ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Case study - Using acoustic camera inside caravan car to find squeak and rattle noise

    Problem When driving a caravan car, the driver could hear annoying noises from behind the driver’s cab in the living compartment. Even though the noises could be heard clearly, it was very difficult to discover the exact location and cause of the various annoying sounds due to overwhelming background noise. When the car was standing still with the engine running, no extra ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • Siberian mining camp - Case study

    A Siberian gold mining operation required a sewage treatment system that met the following requirements: Able to withstand up to -70° Celsius (-94° F) Temperatures Able to withstand 100 mph winds Contained in 20’ C-Cans C-Can must not weigh more than 10 metric tonnes Containers must be sea-worthy System must be scalable, starting at a ...


    By Nomadic Systems Inc.

  • World must weigh the true cost of coal to be serious about climate – OECD

    Governments should rethink the role of coal in energy supply as the scale of new investments being made in unabated coal-fired electricity generation poses the most urgent threat to our climate, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said today. Countries should conduct a more rigorous evaluation of the true costs of coal. With prices failing to fully account for the environmental, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Intensified ribbon blending of melamine compounds cuts cycle times 25% for furniture molder

    Melsur Corporation, the world's leading supplier of hard plastic melamine school furniture, molds components from a mixture of resin, wood flour and pigments. Each of the 32 color variations, 30 products and custom designs must be blended individually, a process that can take up to four hours, depending on product. Anything less than empirically defined cycle times alters the final color and ...

  • Structural evaluation case study

    Office Building, St.Petersburg, FL A 1,900 square foot portion of the second story of an office building was being considered for conversion from office space to bulk product storage for a nutritional supplement company. The reinforcement design and thickness of the second floor slab were required for the structural engineers to calculate the loading capacity of the floor. GeoView was ...


    By GeoView, Inc.

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