Weighing Systems News

  • High-Precision Weighing Platforms: New from METTLER TOLEDO

    METTLER TOLEDO now offers a new family of high-precision weighing platforms. The PBK9 and PFK9 weighing platforms provide superior accuracy and reliability in harsh industrial conditions with flexibility to be used for many applications. The new PBK9 and PFK9 Weighing Platforms provide the rugged and reliable operation customers have come to expect from METTLER TOLEDO, paired with advanced ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • EPA announces further delay of Lead and Copper Rule revisions

    Planned revisions to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Lead and Copper Rule regulating lead and copper content in drinking water has been delayed another six months. The new revisions were scheduled to be released this summer, but given delays at EPA due to regulatory review and the lack of an assistant ...

  • End of Year advice from Red Forge Ltd

    Overloading Every vehicle on the road, from cars to Articulated Trucks has what is known as a plated weight. It is illegal to exceed this plated weight. The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the Police both have powers to stop, weigh, and restrict any vehicle on a UK road.  This means that an operator who is running their vehicle over laden illegally could find ...


    By Red Forge

  • African Utility Week returns to Cape Town in May and showcases how community scale projects are the continent’s energy future

    “The power and energy landscape in Africa is undergoing significant change” says Evan Schiff, African Utility Week event director, adding that current trends include “the availability of private investment for power and energy projects, the fast development of energy storage, renewable energy is becoming cheaper, gas that is an increasingly attractive  mode of ...

  • Lifting is going wireles

    New wireless control technologies are being adopted by manufacturers and users of cranes and other lifting equipment. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd explains the advantages and looks at how the field is developing. Most of us find it odd to look back five or ten years to when our home computers were tethered to the wall by a cable. Somehow we just accepted that the cable restricted the ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • VWS Teams Up With Trading Standards For Rigorous Testing

    Specialists in the design, manufacture, installation and service of vehicle on-board weighing, bin weighing and axle load protection systems, Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) is working alongside Derbyshire Trading Standards and raising the bar with its robust testing procedures. If a VWS customer wishes to use the ENVIROWEIGH bin-weighing system to operate a Pay by ...

  • Howdy! This green two-shaft ripper RM 1350 has been disassembled today...

    This green two-shaft ripper RM 1350 has been disassembled today and loaded into a 40 feet Open Top High Cube Container. It is off on a great journey to Texas. The machine weighs 17.4 tons and is to be used in America for shredding aluminium bales. The next four weeks, however, it will spend on the high seas before being reassembled and switched on in the ...

  • METTLER TOLEDO Gains Repeat Wins as Best Weighing Company, Lab Balance

    METTLER TOLEDO has again been named "Best Weighing Company" and "Best Laboratory Scale/Balance" as part of the Weighing Review portal's 2016 online Reader's Choice Awards. Nominated by users, METTLER TOLEDO is proud to announce that it has once again been named "Best Weighing Company" and "Best Laboratory Scale/Balance" in the ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • NEW model DP764 mobile rig launched at IFAT 2016 exhibition in Munich

    MSE Hiller used IFAT, the largest waste water and environmental exhibition in Europe to launch their new state of the art DP764 mobile sludge dewatering rig in Munich Germany recently. The 45 foot trailer mounted rig uses the new Hiller model DP764 Decapress machine and offers capacities up to 130 m3/hr at g forces of up to 3,000 x g. Fitted with a modern SEE centrifuge control system and easy to ...


    By MSE Hiller Limited

  • METTLER TOLEDO Offers New SOP Consulting Service

    Weighing experts at METTLER TOLEDO now offer a consulting service to help businesses revise their weighing-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Businesses will receive time- and cost-effective recommendations within four days. METTLER TOLEDO, a global provider of weighing devices for weighing in industrial and laboratory environments, is pleased to offer businesses a new SOP Consulting ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • METTLER TOLEDO Launches Next Installment of Industrial Production Infographic Series

    The series of free infographics from METTLER TOLEDO continues with new ideas for streamlining processes, improving quality and enhancing the bottom line for manufacturers working in a variety of industries worldwide. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the next installment in its informative industrial infographics series. The first ten infographics ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • METTLER TOLEDO Launches Industrial Infographics Series

    A new series of free infographics from METTLER TOLEDO presents manufacturers in a variety of industries with ideas and innovations that can help them improve process consistency and product quality for true bottom-line enhancement. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the launch of an informative industrial infographics series. Designed for managers, production operators, and others ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Autopsies of the quarter

    Recently we’ve been looking back at records of some of the heaviest membranes that have been sent to our labs for autopsy.  In January, Max Fazel received a membrane that should have weighed 16.5kg (36lbs) but actually topped the scales at 32.9kg (72lbs) due to heavy calcium sulphate scaling. After applying Genesol 701 high ionic strength acid cleaner with effervescent and ...

  • METTLER TOLEDO Equips Shippers with Knowledge, Scales for New SOLAS Regulations

    METTLER TOLEDO, the world's leading weighing equipment manufacturer, has published answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the new regulations. New regulations for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) will take effect on July 1, 2016, which will require shippers whose names appear on the bill of lading to verify the gross mass of all containers before they are shipped ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • New High-Speed Transmitter for Automated Weighing Processes

    The new compact weight transmitter from METTLER TOLEDO provides the fastest connectivity to a PLC system via EtherNet/IP and PROFINET industrial networks. The ACT350 weighing transmitter from METTLER TOLEDO is designed for the needs of control system integrators and OEM machine builders. It provides 600 filtered-weight values per second for fast weighing processes with an accuracy of 10,000d. No ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Miedema launches new generation single and duo belt conveyors

    Miedema, specialist in planting, storage and sorting technology, is introducing a new generation of the MC (Miedema Conveyor) series, single and duo belt conveyors. Thanks to its INNOVATIVE solutions, the MC series is more than just a simple transport conveyor. The tough, durable construction makes these transport conveyors the most RELIABLE and product-friendly series on the market. The 80 cm ...


    By APH Group

  • METTLER TOLEDO Introduces New Checkout Scale

    METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to introduce the Ariva-H, its newest advancement in weighing at the checkout. The Ariva-H combines a fast and reliable scale with a popular scanner of the retailer's choice into one system that can be integrated into the checkout lane. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to introduce the Ariva-H, its newest advancement in weighing at the checkout. ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Exploring universal rules for perfect weighing

    OHAUS, a leading worldwide manufacturer of scales and balances, who recently announced the launch of Explorer® Semi-Micro, is now focused on gathering good weighing tips in order to simplify the weighing process and support the achievement of good results. Weighing is one of the most basic tasks performed in the laboratory. That is why it is important we do not underestimate certain factors ...


    By OHAUS Europe GmbH

  • Exploring universal rules for perfect weighing

    OHAUS, a leading worldwide manufacturer of scales and balances, who recently announced the launch of Explorer Semi-Micro, is now focused on gathering good weighing tips in order to simplify the weighing process and support the achievement of good results. Weighing is one of the most basic tasks performed in the laboratory. That is why it is important we do not underestimate certain factors that ...


    By OHAUS Europe GmbH

  • Falling boxes of patio furniture at Massachusetts Big Lots store strike employee, causing hospitalization

    Employer name: Big Lots Stores Inc. Inspection site: 10 Newbury St., Danvers, Mass. 01923 What prompted inspection: An assistant manager was hospitalized after boxes of patio furniture and other stock, weighing up to 53 pounds each, fell and struck him in the store’s rear stockroom. ...

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