Scales and Scale Systems

How to Improve Performance Verification

How to Improve Performance Verification

Regulations and standards leave a lot open to interpretation regarding performance verification of measuring equipment. Below, we’ve outlined the key aspects of a weighing performance verification plan that includes traceability, process documentation, and testing frequency and procedures. #1: Performance Verification Regulatory Requirements There are comprehensive regulations that include performance verification of measuring equipment for pharmaceuticals […]

7 Steps to a Perfectly Clean Scale

7 Steps to a Perfectly Clean Scale

Keeping your scales sanitized is essential, especially in hygienically sensitive industries like the meat industry. Many of these scales are located in areas that must adhere to strict sanitation policies, and therefore must be sure that product-contact and product non-contact surfaces are cleaned sufficiently. The sanitization requirements for these scales are as follows:      Food-contact surfaces […]

Buying Scales to Comply with SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea)

Buying Scales to Comply with SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea)

In 2015, new regulations were issued by international governing bodies to create stronger guidelines for ocean-going vessels, for the purpose of regulating the safety of life at sea (SOLAS). The new guidelines come after numerous incidents of hazards being posed to crew and vessels at sea from misdeclared cargo weights. The fact that verification of […]

Why You Should Buy Scales Locally

Why You Should Buy Scales Locally

The Internet has opened up a world of possibilities for eCommerce. But buying complex equipment like scales and scale systems over the Internet can be misleading because it’s difficult to know exactly what you’re getting. For scales, this is even more applicable. Scales can be falsely advertised in the sense that the scale being shown […]