Weighing Systems Articles

  • Secondary Oil Containment at US Army Corps of Engineers - Big Bend Dam - Case Study

    Big Bend Dam takes its name from the unique bend in the Missouri River seven miles upstream from the dam. Construction of the dam began in 1959 and the embankment was completed in July 1963. Big Bend dam is 95 feet (29 m) high and 10,570 feet (3,220 m) in length. Power generation began at the facility in 1964 and the entire complex was completed by 1966. The hydroelectric plant generates ...


    By Albarrie Canada Limited

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Case study - Filming low-frequency structure born noise with acoustic camera

    Problem An apartment complex consists of five floors, with several apartments over four floors, and an attic on the top floor. In the attic an air circulation system is installed to provide circulation in the bathroms of all the apartments in the building. The circulation system is driven by an air fan distributing air through pipes going to all apartments. The air pipes are cemented in ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • Case study - Siberian mining camp

    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

  • Rapid, gentle blending maximizes strength of powder metal parts

    Nestled in the heart of the powder metal capital of the world, Allegheny Blending Technologies (ABT) specializes in custom blending of ferrous and non-ferrous powder metals that are sold to molders of powder metal parts. These blends of iron powder and additives (copper, nickel, graphite, manganese sulfide and dry lubricants) play important roles in products and equipment. In the U.S. automotive ...

  • The StyroPress styrofoam densification test results

    Two months ago a StyroPress styrofoam densifier was installed at a furniture company in Arizona. This unit has been monitored closely and we are now able to provide you with some of the results. This StyroPress EPS briquette system has now been compacting and densifying styrofoam for a couple of months. Feel free to contact us for the user and contact information should you have any questions of ...

  • Creating green energy requires accurate weighing solution

    A 50-tonne, Avery Weigh-Tronix weighbridge/truck scale is helping Malaby Biogas generate 500kW per hour of green electricity to feed the National Grid and supply renewable energy to nine business units on its UK-based anaerobic digestion facility. The 15m, 50 tonne Bridgemont pit mounted weighbridge/truck scale is being used on site ...


    By Avery Weigh-Tronix

  • New weighing system reduces delays at world`s busiest single runway airport case study

    The installation of Avery Weigh-Tronix legal for trade weighing scales for checking hand luggage has reduced plane delays and allowed for a much-improved weighing experience at Gatwick Airport. Gatwick is the busiest single runway airport in the world handling 34 million passengers a year. It has ...


    By Avery Weigh-Tronix

  • Lumber company expedites shipping procedures

    Pukall Lumber Company, located in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin, is a family-owned and operated wood products manufacturer. The business is two-pronged; the sawmill was founded in 1937 and later a retail building supply was added to sell lumber and other building materials to area builders. Pukall handles red and white pine logs primarily, sawing them into accurate dimension lumber for the construction ...


    By Avery Weigh-Tronix

  • Kitchen Floor Cleaning Machines: Go Beyond Just Cleaning

    No matter how carefully one works in a kitchen, there will almost always be spills and splatters on kitchen floors. Some food residues and gravy splatters can easily cause stains and diminish the appeal of kitchen floors. Often, it may not be possible to attend to spills immediately. This is especially true in the case of commercial kitchens that will be bustling with activity until the end of ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Marble Floor Cleaning Machines with Perfect Combination of Durability and Versatility

    The timeless appeal and the endless array of marble designs and colors available these days explain the worldwide popularity and acceptance of marble floors. The aesthetic appeal and durable nature of marble makes it an ideal choice for use in government buildings, office complexes, hotels, casinos, luxury apartments, and large mansions. With proper maintenance, marble floors remain spotless and ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Write a thank you letter for a forklift

    What! Associated Surigao del Sur group sent a letter to thank the Chinese engineers simply because help transport a heavy-duty forklift? This seems a little "fuss", however, this is true. "Mission to express my sincere gratitude to the Chinese engineering, thanks to the help provided by the Chinese engineers local time on January 17, the second batch went Nansudanwei and engineering unit received ...

  • Write a thank you letter for a forklift

    What! Associated Surigao del Sur group sent a letter to thank the Chinese engineers simply because help transport a heavy-duty forklift? This seems a little "fuss", however, this is true. "Mission to express my sincere gratitude to the Chinese engineering, thanks to the help provided by the Chinese engineers local time on January 17, the second batch went ...

  • Scaling up handwashing and rural sanitation : findings from a baseline survey in Tanzania

    Abstract Since 2007, the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) has provided technical assistance to local and national governments implementing large rural sanitation and handwashing promotion programs in various countries. In Tanzania, handwashing with soap and sanitation programs were phased into 10 rural districts in the second half of 2009. This report presents summary descriptive statistics for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Why The Best Floor Steam Cleaner Machines Are Super-Powerful?

    Floor cleaning is one of the most tiresome and time-consuming tasks in commercial and industrial settings. In addition to being vast in area, the floors here experience heavy traffic and consequently accumulate lots of dirt, grease, grime, and mud. Scrubbing or mopping floors is no longer effective in maintaining sparklingly clean look at all times. For this reason, smart cleaning professionals ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Try Floor Steamers If Looking For Tile and Grout Cleaning Machines

    Tile and grout floors are used worldwide in residential, commercial, and industrial settings, primarily due to their durable nature. However, it is imperative to thoroughly clean the floors to maintain its shiny and gleaming looks. In high traffic areas and industrial settings, tile floors can quickly get dirty and slippery. Traditional cleaning techniques, such as mopping, scrubbing, and wiping, ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Experts weigh in: How can we make progress at the Doha climate talks?

    “Two years ago at the UNFCCC conference in Cancun, negotiators agreed that the world would seek to limit global average temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius,” Andrew Steer, WRI’s president, said during a recent press call. “We are not on track for that. We’re ...

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