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Truck Scales: More Than Just Weighing Loads

Truck Scales: More Than Just Weighing Loads

To the general public, truck scales are viewed as high precision instruments meant for load measurement, and weighing stations are just checkpoints for truckers along the highway. However, truck scales serve more purpose than just gathering weights for a transaction––they protect fleets, keep payloads safe on the highway, and they check truck weight to make […]

USP Chapter 41 Weighing Requirements

USP Chapter 41 Weighing Requirements

Weighing affects the entire analytical workflow process––any error in the process can lead to inaccurate results. To avoid errors during the weighing process, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) has rigid measurement requirements for balances for weighing analytes and quantitative measures.  These unyielding requirements are applicable to all pharmaceutical QC activities globally, not just exclusively in […]

MT Truck Scale Buying Guide

MT Truck Scale Buying Guide

Cold, hard facts are vital when considering a new scale. To make an informed decision, you need to know about technology and specification options. It’s important to cut through the fluff of sales material and get down to the details of the product. Here are some things to consider in a truck scale. How a […]

Increase Efficiency with Lean Manufacturing

Increase Efficiency with Lean Manufacturing

Waste is one of the biggest drivers of decreased efficiency in any facility. Avoiding it at all costs can be tricky, but there are things you can implement to reduce it considerably, and optimize your manufacturing efficiency.  What is Lean Manufacturing? “Lean manufacturing” is a process-management philosophy, made popular as an adaptation of the Toyota […]

A Guide to Weighing in a Warehousing and Logistics Environment

A Guide to Weighing in a Warehousing and Logistics Environment

In an industry where revenue is based mainly on the weight of commodities purchased or shipped, the right scale system is an invaluable asset. Benefits go far beyond increasing productivity and efficiency, simplifying compliance with health and safety regulations. Integrating the correct scale system in warehousing and distribution centers enhances overall workflow productivity. Here’s a […]

The Five Most Common Issues in Truck Scale Calibration, and How to Solve Them

The Five Most Common Issues in Truck Scale Calibration, and How to Solve Them

Industrial scales do the important work of keeping roads safe and ensuring that all regulations are met. Weighing vehicles and their contents at specific checkpoints along busy roadways is crucial—when truck scales experience problems with calibration, it can cause significant problems for drivers and, ultimately, introduce concerns for infrastructure. The best remedy for problems with […]

Truck Scales are Vital: Here Are Three Reasons Why

Truck Scales are Vital: Here Are Three Reasons Why

We’ve all seen them: “WEIGH STATION: All Trucks Must Stop When Lights are Flashing.” These weigh stations dot the interstate systems across the country and serve to check the weight of cargo-carrying semi-trucks, ensuring that they are within safe limits. You might guess that one reason commercial trucks must be weighed is to ensure that […]

METTLER TOLEDO Vehicle Scales: What Sets Them Apart?

METTLER TOLEDO Vehicle Scales: What Sets Them Apart?

  When you’re weighing your options for vehicle scales, you need to consider important factors like performance, durability, accuracy and reliability. At Acme, we became a METTLER TOLEDO authorized distributor because we believe in the quality of their truck scales more than any others. Their extensive development process meets and even exceeds industry requirements, which […]

Mettler Toledo VSF120 Forklift Scale: What You Need to Know

Mettler Toledo VSF120 Forklift Scale: What You Need to Know

Logistics including shipping, warehousing and inventory management are critical to the success of your business.   For shipping and warehousing needs in rugged environments, a forklift scale can be the most appropriate and practical way to obtain an accurate measurement of weight. Here, we’ll talk about the Mettler Toledo VSF120 forklift scale, why it should […]

What Is the PBK989 High Precision Bench Scale?

What Is the PBK989 High Precision Bench Scale?

High precision bench scales are used in a variety of applications and settings. They have an advantage over typical bench scales because they are designed to be extraordinarily precise, for applications that require exact and accurate measurements. The need for more accurate and precise weighing increases when environmental conditions become harsh or difficult. Environmental disturbances […]