Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments

Industrial Scales are dust-, shock-, and draft-proof.

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October 25, 2012 - Using strain gauge or Monobloc® technology, Models ICS425, 435, 445, 465, 685, and ICS5 can be tailored to simple weighing and counting or complex computations, such as totalizing, totalizing to target, or over/under checkweighing and checkcounting. Units feature intuitive command menus and user-management profiles that allow language, rights, and key configuration settings. Embedded data storage with alibi and transaction memory allows smart export/import functionality by USB stick or Ethernet.

Mettler-Toledo, Inc.

1900 Polaris Pky., Columbus, OH, 43240, USA

Original Press Release

Versatile New Scale Models Thrive in Tough Conditions

Press release date: October 18, 2012

Greifensee, Switzerland. — METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the availability of ICS425, 435, 445, 465 and 685, its newest entries in the ICS5 industrial scale family. These easy-to-use scales are built dust-, shock-, and draft-proof, making them perfect for the industrial environment.

METTLER TOLEDO uses strain gauge or Monobloc® technology based on a manufacturer’s unique needs to deliver unbeatable weighing precision.

“Proven weighing technologies encased in shock- and dust-proof exteriors mean these scales can be moved and easily integrated at just about any point along a manufacturing production line for added flexibility—all while maintaining accuracy,” said METTLER TOLEDO Market Manager Simone Zimmermann.

Featuring ease of use, durability and accuracy, ICS4_5 and ICS685 boast large, bright display screens and intuitive command menus. Easily operated by nearly anyone on a manufacturing team, it prompts lead operators step-by-step through a procedure. User-management profiles allow language, rights and key configuration settings for flexibility in work style and quick employee changeover at shift’s end.

Application levels can be tailored to simple weighing and counting or complex computations, such as totalizing, totalizing to target or over/under checkweighing and checkcounting. Easy-toggle bar graphs show in-process results of activities, such as filling. Configurable softkeys—and even hands-free capabilities—allow users to program functions critical to a particular weighing process. These features help reduce operator workload in multi-step, labor-intensive processes, increasing an individual worker’s productive time.

Further enhancing operator comfort, scale terminals and platforms can be set up in compact, standup or separate component configuration. A rechargeable battery pack and WLAN connectivity allows cable-free operation for maximum flexibility. By adding colorWeight® technology to screen readouts, operators easily know at a glance whether a weight or count is over, under or within the set target range for enhanced ergonomic benefit.

ICS4_5 and ICS685 interface options easily integrate with existing IT systems, second scales and other devices, such as barcode/RFID scanners. Predefined and user-defined label templates in different formats and sizes offer an efficient documentation process as well.

Embedded data storage with alibi and transaction memory allows smart export/import functionality by USB stick or Ethernet, completing the scales’ incorporation into the line and allowing easy analysis of weighing and counting results.

For more on how METTLER TOLEDO’s durable, smart and reliable ICS4_5 and ICS685 model scales can provide accuracy and flexibility in tough industrial weighing applications, visit: www.mt.com/ind-ics5-multifunctional  

Contact information
Simone Zimmermann
+41 44 944 2656
Simone.Zimmermann@mt.com
Market Manager Manufacturing Segment
Heuwinkelstrasse 3
8606 Naenikon

About METTLER TOLEDO
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development. In addition, the Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of metal detection systems used in production and packaging. Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found at www.mt.com

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