Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Weighing

Sensor Technology LoadSense intelligent load sensor

07 January, 2011 by

Sensor Technology’s smart load sensor is claimed to provide all the information needed to optimise efficiency and increase profitability of a wide range of industrial operations. The system allows weighing processes to be fully integrated with handling operations. All live data is captured in real time and can be transferred to a database, stored, totalised and analysed.

Schenck Process Disocont Tersus continuous feeder control

07 January, 2011 by

Schenck Process has added intuitive touch-screen operation, intelligent interfaces and optimised modularity to its Disocont Tersus measurement, control and regulation for device continuous feeding.

Highland precision portable balances

07 January, 2011 by

The Highland balance is a fully featured balance with a rechargeable battery, removable draft shield and stainless steel pan. Additionally, external calibration is easily done with the built-in HandiCal feature while overload protection is provided internally.

Kelba KHX series bench scales

04 November, 2010 by

Kelba’s portable high-resolution KHX series bench scales are available in four different capacities - 3 kg x 0.1 g, 6 kg x 0.2 g, 15 kg x 0.5 g and 30 kg x 1 g.

Fresco compression loadcells

06 September, 2010 by

The low-profile compression loadcell mounting kit is designed for silo and tank weighing applications. With in-built overturning restraints suitable for zone 4 earthquake regions, no other load restraint devices are required. Kit heights as low as 125 mm ensure they can be easily retrofitted to existing silos, removing the reliance on level sensors and providing a higher degree of accuracy for stock control and delivery validation.

Metrological testing at Metarom

03 September, 2010 by

Ensuring measurement traceability and accuracy is an integral part of the quality-centric approach of Metarom, a French producer of flavours and colours for the food industry.

Mettler Toledo IND131/IND331 weighing terminals

03 September, 2010 by

The IND131/IND331 series of industrial process weighing terminals and transmitters is claimed to deliver equipment that offers comprehensive application features, speed and connectivity.

Self-learning scales increase sales

24 August, 2010

As a means of making the planned transition to the new era of self-service in the fruit and vegetable aisles attractive for both young and old, Carrefour and the technology manufacturer Bizerba are currently installing around 1400 scales with optical article recognition and an intuitively operable touch screen in 200 hypermarkets. The aims are clear: weighing and labelling procedures should be quicker, sales and customer satisfaction should be higher and staff should be able to be used more flexibly for a larger range of tasks.

Futek LLB400 miniature load button load cell

26 July, 2010 by

Futek Advanced Sensor Technology has released the LLB400 miniature load button load cell with improved overall accuracy. The load cell has a high accuracy with a deflection of 38 µm nominal and an operating temperature of -50 to 93°C.

A&D Australasia SW scale series

06 July, 2010 by

A&D Australasia has just released a range of super washdown scales to help food and pharmaceutical manufacturers keep up with the ever-increasing hygienic production requirements of government authorities and retail outlets around the world.

Mettler Toledo PFA579(x)lift and PFA779lift stainless steel floor scales

06 July, 2010 by

PFA579(x)lift and PFA779lift stainless steel floor scales feature a raiseable load plate, tubular design and reinforced load plate to provide a long and reliable service life. The floor scales are easy to clean and are suitable to harsh, industrial environments.

A&D Australasia SC and SE series scales

06 July, 2010 by

A&D Australasia has released a washdown platform scale for use in harsh environments. The scale series has an IP68 dust- and water-proof rating. They are equipped with a completely sealed indicator, which allows the scale to be completely submersed in 1 m of water for up to 24 h without compromising its water-tightness and no adverse effects on the weighing performance of gaining a stabilised weight reading in 1 s.

Hardy Instruments Enviro bench scales

06 May, 2010 by

Hardy Instruments’ Enviro bench scales meet the needs of the food and chemical industries for sanitary scales that withstand high-pressure, high-temperature washdown environments. The sanitary design and 304 stainless steel construction of the Enviro washdown bench scales help provide a reliable, sanitary, bench scale configuration.

Flexicon combination bulk bag and manual dump weigh batch system

04 May, 2010 by

A combination bulk bag and manual dump batching system weighs bulk materials that are discharged from bulk bags and/or manually dumped from sacks, boxes and other containers and empties the batch into mobile storage bins.

Accuweigh X-320 waterproof weighing indicator

04 May, 2010 by

The Accuweigh X-320 waterproof weighing indicator is completely sealed to eliminate future repairs caused by water ingress. Rated to IP69K, the X-320 waterproof weight indicator is suitable for use in wash down areas and can withstand direct hosing with high pressure water jets (1400 psi) at high temperatures (up to 80°C).

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