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Why Shouldn’t I Buy My Industrial Scales Online?

Aug 19, 2019 11:59:55 AM / by Ray Secour posted in Scale calibration, Industrial Weighing Scales, Weight Calibration Service, Laboratory Scales

Breaking Down the Benefits of Ordering Your Weighing Systems Through Alliance Scale

Far too often we’re greeted by a distressed voice on the phone listing off issues with a scale they recently bought online through a major e-commerce site. Warrantied parts are missing, scales aren’t calibrated correctly, and the company in question is providing little to no service support.

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Is In-Motion Checkweighing a Good Solution for My Business?

Jun 24, 2019 4:42:32 PM / by Ray Secour posted in checkweighing scales, In-motion Weighing

Everything You Need to Know about In-Motion Checkweighers

In-motion checkweighing can be used for a wide variety of applications—enabling processes such as verifying package contents, checking product tolerances, identifying parts, classifying products, and checking for overload safety. Typically, the checkweighing system is an inspection station utilized after the manufacturing or packaging process. Checkweighers are most commonly used in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and various industrial industries.

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Optimize Your Logistics with Portable Truck Scales

May 1, 2019 3:07:40 PM / by Ray Secour posted in Truck Scales

4 Ways Truck Scales Streamline Your Processes

A truck scale (also known as a weighbridge) is a scale that is designed to accurately measure the weight of vehicles as they drive over it—taking the headache out of weighing extremely heavy axle loads. Portable truck scales can be installed onto a variety of different surface mediums and provide reliable results, assuming they are maintained and calibrated at appropriate time intervals. They are available in a variety of different makes and models to suit industry-specific needs. With a robust construction and user-friendly interface, portable truck scales can have a significant impact on your business’ efficiency levels over the long-term.

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How Can a Forklift Scale Improve the Efficiency of My Warehouse Operations?

Mar 4, 2019 11:48:26 AM / by Ray Secour posted in Product News, Industrial Weighing System, Forklift Scale

Save Time, Money, and Effort with Lift Truck Scales

Whether you’re a factory, warehouse, or shipping center, chances are that weighing extremely heavy loads is part of your everyday routine. For good reason, too, as continuously and accurately weighing pallet loads as they enter and leave your business can help you:

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Which Type of pH Meter Is Best for Growing Cannabis?

Dec 10, 2018 4:48:20 PM / by Ray Secour posted in Cannabis Scales

Learn What You Need for Proper Readings!

The art and science of growing cannabis has changed immensely over the past few years. Gone are the days when you simply threw a seed into dirt and hoped that through sufficient watering, you’d eventually harvest something. Instead, modern technology has taken over, allowing you far superior insights into the vital aspects of growing marijuana. The most important element of them all is your plants’ growing environment.

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Rules and Regulations: Scales for Cannabis Businesses

Sep 27, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Ray Secour posted in Cannabis Scales

How to Scale-Up as You Grow Your Recreational Cannabis Company 

As the legalization of cannabis continues to spread throughout the United States, it seems that dispensaries are popping up on every corner. To this point, over 25 states have instituted regulations or are currently deciding on terms to regulate and sell marijuana as a taxable asset. The industry continues to grow exponentially and poses a variety of exciting new business opportunities.

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Optimizing Efficiency and Productivity with a New Industrial Scale

Sep 24, 2018 5:19:55 PM / by Ray Secour posted in Industrial Weighing Scales, Industrial Weighing System

Rethink Your Manufacturing Floor Workflows

It’s a common occurrence. You work at a company and perform the same tasks the same way “just because.” You might have been shown how to complete a particular procedure and took for granted that it’s just the way that it’s done. If it’s how it’s been for years—why change? But what could happen if you rethink a new way to do things?

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What is a Legal for Trade Scale?

Aug 10, 2018 2:18:44 PM / by Ray Secour posted in Industrial Weighing Scales, Legal for Trade Scales

NTEP Approved: Requirements, Classifications, and Applications

When conducting research for what scale to purchase for your specific business application, two of the most popular terms you will see are “legal for trade” and “NTEP approved”. While these terms might not mean anything to you now, they are extremely important certifications for your business. In all commercial applications where the product is sold in increments of weight, it is a legal requirement that the scales being used to conduct the transaction are verified as legal for trade. 

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How to Calibrate Your Mettler Toledo Scales

Jun 12, 2018 3:46:01 PM / by Ray Secour posted in Scale calibration, Industrial Weighing Scales, Weight Calibration Service

Operate Accurately with Regular Scale Calibration

The Mettler Toledo name is very familiar in most industries when it comes to accuracy in scale products. These scales are known for their wide range of industrial and niche scale options—though even their legendary accuracy can’t last forever without help from maintenance and scale repair services. 

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How to Calibrate an Ohaus Scale

May 18, 2018 2:16:48 PM / by Ray Secour posted in Scale calibration, Weight Calibration Service, Ohaus Scale Calibration

Tips to Help You Keep Your Scales Calibrated

When you rely on an Ohaus brand scale in your workspace or lab, you count on it to deliver accurate readings and numbers. Your health, or the health of your customers, might very well depend on the results you use from your scale’s readout. However, unlike more traditional scales, scale calibration for Ohaus models isn’t an easy feat; their level of precision requires an equal level of expertise to ensure calibration results are trustworthy and do not damage the inner mechanisms—an expensive mistake to make. 

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