Balances & Scales

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

VAC-U-MAX Exhibits Pneumatic Conveying Systems for Batch & Continuous Processing, and Dust Collection & Cleaning Solutions for Powders and Combustible Dusts at IBIE 2016, October 8-11, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, Booth 3314

September 22, 2016

BELLEVILLE, NJ USA – VAC-U-MAX announces exhibition at IBIE 2016, October 8-11, Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth 3314, exhibiting the latest advances in food processing automation solutions for bulk-ingredient transfer. VAC-U-MAX food-ingredient handling systems convey over 10,000 various powders, flakes, flavorings, extracts, additives, granular materials, nuts, extruded foods, and other dry food... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Straightpoint Load Cells Weigh Hulking Flare Stack

August 24, 2016

Speedy Services used load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment from Straightpoint to weigh and calculate the centre of gravity of a 298t flare stack bound for a BP oil rig in the North Sea. Speedy utilised four 150t wireless compression load cells and wireless centre of gravity software with supplementary SW-HHP handheld displays. The load cells were chosen for a number of... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hardy Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Industry's First Rockwell PLC Weighing Modules

August 10, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA – Hardy Process Solutions (www.hardysolutions.com) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its breakthrough process weighing PLC Plug-in modules. Hardy was the first weighing company to engineer and manufacture PLC Plug-In Weight modules, which are used in applications including: batching/blending, filling/dispensing, check weighing,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Checkweighers increase accuracy in dry applications.

August 4, 2016

Designed for dry food, personal care, and pharma products, Versa Flex (fixed height) and Versa Flex GP (height-adjustable cantilever) checkweighers feature multilingual touchscreens, frame design that minimizes food build-up, and rapid-release conveyors and belts that simplify maintenance. Software with automatic-zero algorithms facilitates accuracy over time, regardless of environmental conditions, and design facilitates integration within operations already running wet products.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

Teligent Prescribed Dual-Lane XS1 Checkweigher from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

July 18, 2016

July 12, 2016 - Producing a diverse range of generic prescription topical and injectable pharmaceuticals, Teligent has built their success on a culture of quality. To automate inspection on their high-throughput tube line, they turned to Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed and selected a customized XS1 checkweigher with a two-lane configuration that matches their dual-lane filler. Detecting and rejecting... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Durable Process Weighing Scales come in standard and custom sizes.

June 30, 2016

Designed and built for harsh chemical and washdown industrial environments, Hardy Floor Scales and Hardy Lift Deck Floor Scales come with weightless calibration and operator diagnostics features. Hardy Floor Scales, rated for 250,000–300,000 loading cycles, come in 8 standard sizes from 30 x 30 in. to 72 x 96 in. in 1,000, 2,500, 5,000, and 10,000 lb capacities. Hardy Lift Deck Floor Scales come in 3 standard sizes from 36 x 36 in. to 60 x 60 in. in 1,000, 2,000 and 5,000 lb capacities. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Bench Scales offer capacities from 60-600 lb.

June 30, 2016

Available in 2 size options, Series 5 Mild Steel Bench Scales feature welded tube design, 4 built-in overload stops, and stainless steel shroud for protection of load cell. Large diameter feet provide compensation for irregular surfaces, and with 2 in. of travel, scales can be leveled to compensate for almost any surface. Scales are available in complete bench scale configuration, with pillar and Fairbanks instrument, as well as standalone base configuration for use with any analog instrument. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hardy Process Solutions Achieves Premier Integration with Rockwell Automation® Logix® Systems for Process Weighing

June 7, 2016

Easy Connection on the Backplane or Over Wire Coupled with AOPs, Faceplates/AOIs Reduce Systems Integration Time Up to 90% SAN DIEGO, CA – Hardy Process Solutions has achieved the highest level of weighing  integration with Rockwell Automation® Logix® systems, with a combination of connectivity on the backplane or over wire and integration tools.  Using a combination of Add-on-Profiles... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Quality Scales Unlimited to Provide Floor Scales for the NCAA Woman's Rowing Championships

May 31, 2016

GOLD RIVER, Calif., May 27, 2016 - This year Quality Scales Unlimited will meet the weighing requirements of the NCAA Woman's Rowing Championships. The NCAA National Championship is the grand stage with a chance to name the best in the nation, a chance to showcase a school's pride, putting a College team on the map. The NCAA Division I, II and III National Woman's Rowing... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Drum/Barrel Scale has wall/desk mount weighing indicator.

May 19, 2016

Used to weigh drums, barrels, and other industrial containers, Alliance/CAS R-Series constructed of steel, has anti-skid diamond plate deck, and is available with 500 x 0.2 lb and 1,000  x 0.5 lb capacities. This heavy-duty, 42.75 x 39.5 x 3.5 in. platform scale, featuring live side rails, 2 handles, and 2 rubber wheels, also provides CI-200 Series weighing indicator with 10 numeric keys, 2 function keys, and 6-segment, 1 in. LED display; internal resolution is 1/520,000 A/D. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Heat-Resistant Crane Scale is built for durability, safety.

May 17, 2016

Along with onboard systems that promote measurement accuracy, AnyLoad OCSG2 incorporates 1.5 inch ultra-bright LED to foster viewing from extended distances. Operators can select units in kg or lb, and remote enables operation from distances up to 10 m. Battery life exceeds 100 hr, and heavy-duty frame ensures safety and durability with alloy steel load receptor and heavy-duty bow shackle.
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Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Guardian Protective Devices Relies on SST Checkweigher from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

May 9, 2016

Guardian Protective Devices is a leading manufacturer of pepper sprays for law enforcement, military agencies, security personnel and civilians. They also offer specialized contract packaging of mission-critical aerosol cans to private label customers. To protect the quality of their products, they installed an SST checkweigher from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed. Unlike traditional checkweighers, the... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Rail Car Weighing System improves yard efficiency.

April 15, 2016

With sensing zone length facilitating weighing, RailBoss™ eliminates guesswork of volumetric measuring and variable tare weights. Trains not being weighed can move across scale at normal line speed without affecting scale, and MS quick-disconnect cable connectors, which automatically release before damaging tension is reached, reduce maintenance/repairs. Installation – using existing ties and ballast, with rail joint bars connecting RailBoss sections to existing rail – takes <8 hr typ. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Weighing Indicator displays data from up to 4 scales.

April 15, 2016

Suited for monitoring and controlling CS™ and TL™ Series Crane and Tension Link Scales as well as PT™ and LP™ Portable Wheel Load Scales from up to 300 ft, HH400™ Handheld Indicator comes with such features as output to RFX™-enabled wireless printers, memory storage, and RS232 output. NTEP-certified product, which has IP65, ergonomic housing, offers 3 display modes that allow simultaneous viewing of data from up to 4 scales from graphic display.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

Weigh-in-Motion Axle Scale Systems are NTEP-certified.

March 21, 2016

Able to weigh axle-by-axle dynamically and statically, LS-WIM systems are Legal for Trade when weighing in static mode. Purpose-built LS20™ indicator features readability-optimized LCD and intuitive keypad design. With indicator mounted where drivers can enter and save 250 unique truck IDs, complete with tare weights, individual axle weights, and total gross weight, systems offer internal memory for up to 3,000 weigh records. Data export is possible via USB drive or RS232 serial output. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

PacMoore Reduces Product Loss with XE3 Checkweighers and ProdX Software from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

March 15, 2016

PacMoore is a contract food manufacturer for retail, foodservice, food processing and pharmaceutical customers. With quality and accountability at the core of their culture, they rely on high-performance XE3 checkweighers from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed to detect and reject under- and overweight packages. Mettler-Toledo’s optional ProdX monitoring software enables PacMoore to maximize yields and... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Counting Scale offers 210+ hr operation between charges.

March 10, 2016

Available with 3, 6, 15, 30, or 60 lb capacity, OHAUS Ranger® Count 3000 stabilizes within 1 sec and tracks throughput over entire shift. LEDs indicate when preset weight/part count is reached, and 30-item library handles 12-digit part numbers. While RS232 port is standard, optional connectivity includes Ethernet, second RS232, or USB port. APW software recalculates average piece weight as overall weight increases. Internal resolution is 1:1,5000,000, and display resolution is 1:30,000. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Platform Scale is suited for weighing chemical products.

February 18, 2016

Featuring 4-point overload protection and battery-operated, digital indicator with full-function numeric keypad, Alliance/CAS Transit TR-Series Portable Platform Scale is available with 304 stainless steel, IP67-rated or plastic, NEMA 12-rated enclosure. Internal bumper system protects against shock loading, while 2 fixed and 2 swivel poly bonded 4 in. wheels enable mobility. Capacities are 500 x 0.1 lb and 1,000 x 0.2 lb with 18 x 24 x 6 in. or 24 in.² x 6 in. platforms. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Weight Processor efficiently delivers high speed and accuracy.

February 16, 2016

Able to process and output 300 updates/sec of processed (stable) weight, HI 6500-XP Extreme Weight Processor offers 1:30,000 resolution, consumes 7 W, and is EtherNet/IP®-enabled. A/D conversion, weight processing, and communications port update at 330 Hz, providing PLC with latest processed weight reading every 3 msec. WAVERSAVER+® technology suppresses vibration and mechanical noise, and embedded Web server enables access via computer browser from anywhere worldwide.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weighing/Force Instruments feature built-in web server.

February 4, 2016

Offering intuitive operation and advanced diagnostics, BLH Nobel G5 Instruments support process weighing and control, force measurement, factory automation, high dynamic force measurement, and high-speed batching/blending systems. Panel-mount version provides 24 Vdc or 115/230 Vac operation, while rail-mount model offers 24 Vdc operation only. Instruments support Modbus/TCP, Ethernet/IP, FTP, HTTP, Profibus, DeviceNet, ControlNet, and Modbus RTU interfaces as well as RS485 and analog outputs. Read More