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The Importance of Anti-Vibration Tables

The Importance of Anti-Vibration Tables

Posted by Dale B. on Apr 6th 2023

In many instances, a precision balance cannot achieve an accurate reading without a few key accessories—a draft shield, a good pair of tongs, and of course, an anti-vibration table. Depending on your environment and the precision of the balance being used, a sturdy anti-vibration table may be required to counteract the negative impacts of any ambient conditions.But how do they work, why are they so integral to precision weighing, and how do you know which type of table is best for your operation
Scale Not Working? Check These 2 Things First

Scale Not Working? Check These 2 Things First

Posted by Jon M. on Mar 21st 2023

Is your digital scale not working? We know how frustrating it can be when a vital piece of equipment stops functioning as it should—especially when it’s on a busy production line or in a fast-paced shipping department. So, what should you do if you suddenly notice your scale broke?Well, if you’re looking for a quick fix to get your broken digital scale back up and running fast, there are two things we always tell our customers to check first: the power supply and the binding. In this guide, we’l
A Guide to Scale Accuracy

A Guide to Scale Accuracy

Posted by Ben M. on Mar 21st 2023

Scale accuracy is important when it comes to weighing. The fact is, if you are weighing anything at all, it's safe to say you're doing so because you need a precise measurement. While many folks assume accuracy and readability go hand-in-hand, there is much more to the equation than that. So, how do you know if your scale is accurate?Before we can answer that, it would be helpful to know what scale accuracy is. In our Scale Definitions Glossary, we define accuracy as:“How well a scale can displa
IP Ratings Explained: A Guide for Scale Buyers

IP Ratings Explained: A Guide for Scale Buyers

Posted by Josh M. on Nov 30th 2022

If you're searching for IP ratings and their meanings, you either lead a very boring life or you work in a field that requires equipment to be used in less-than-ideal conditions. Either way, we’re here to help deconstruct what these ratings are and how they’re used—hopefully without putting you to sleep in the process.In this IP rating guide, we'll focus primarily on what IP ratings mean for industrial scales and their users because, well, we're a scale company! And since you are likely in the m
What is a Digital Scale Indicator and How Do They Work?

What is a Digital Scale Indicator and How Do They Work?

Posted by Greg J. on Nov 8th 2022

Digital scale indicators are an important part of any industrial weighing operation. But what exactly are they and how do they work? In this article, we'll provide a basic overview of weight indicators and explain some of the key features to look for when choosing one for your business.We'll also discuss the different types of scale indicators and how they can help you optimize your production processes and improve your bottom line. So if you're in the market for an external weighing scale displ

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