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What are Calibration Weight Classes?

What are Calibration Weight Classes?

Posted by Josh M on Feb 13th 2024

One of the most common questions we get related to calibrating scales is "what calibration weight do I need?" There is much to unpack with this question and varies greatly depending on the user's application. Most people know how much weight is required to properly calibrate their scale, but many are unsure of what class is needed or why they matter. Calibration weights, also referred to as mass standards, are assigned a class based on their accuracy or tolerance. These tolerances are
Printer Types and How to Choose the Right One

Printer Types and How to Choose the Right One

Posted by Ben M on Jan 29th 2024

Printers have become indispensable tools for labeling, data collection and organization. For specialized tasks such as printing from digital scales, understanding the intricacies of how these printers work is crucial. This guide explains the workings of several common printer types and provides you with valuable insights on how they work, what functions they can perform and how to choose the right one for your weighing processes.Printer Types and How They WorkPrinters leverage a couple different
Moisture Analyzers - What Are They and How do They Work?

Moisture Analyzers - What Are They and How do They Work?

Posted by Greg J on Dec 27th 2023

Moisture analyzers, as the name suggests, are precision instruments designed to measure moisture content in samples. They are used for a wide range of applications, from research and manufacturing, to quality control and sample testing. But what is a moisture analyzer and how exactly do they work?WHAT IS A MOISTURE ANALYZER?A moisture analyzer—sometimes also referred to as a moisture balance—is a special type of scale used for quality control across many industries, ranging from food and chemica
How Does a Counting Scale Work?

How Does a Counting Scale Work?

Posted by Josh M on Dec 7th 2023

Counting scales are a vital tool for various industries, from retail to manufacturing, helping businesses keep track of inventory and reduce errors. Despite their widespread use, many people are unfamiliar with how these ingenious devices work. In this blog, we will delve into the fascinating world of counting scales and break down the process behind their accuracy and efficiency. By the end, you'll have a clear understanding of how counting scales operate and their significance in different
The 5 Best Shipping and Postal Scales for 2023

The 5 Best Shipping and Postal Scales for 2023

Posted by Jon M on Dec 5th 2023

Shipping and postal scales continue to be one of the top-selling segments in the weighing industry. Freight and logistics are the backbone of our economy and companies rely on scales to reliably calculate shipping weights. With so many brands and options, we take time to rate the top 5 shipping scales each year. For 2023, we have a new contender entering the fold, and ultimately taking the top spot. To help you pick the best scales for your operations, we've compiled a list of the five best

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