Distilling Scotch Whiskey: Why Precision Matters

There’s no bad Whiskey. There are only some Whiskeys that aren’t as good as others. – Raymond Chandler, novelist and screenwriter How Whiskey is Made: Pre-Distillation Ultimately, every whiskey has its own consistency and character, and Scotch whiskey is no different. Commonly shortened to Scotch,Ó it is traditionally made using malted barley and peat fires … Continued

Stainless Steel Scale Manufacturer: Precision and Durability from Arlyn Scales

When it comes to precision and durability, no one does it better than Arlyn Scales. As a factory direct manufacturer, we’ve been able to innovative scale designs that can stand up to the toughest industrial environments. Leading the weighing industry for the last 35 years, the secret to our success starts with stainless steel. Stainless … Continued

Weighing Corrosive Chemicals With a Durable ArlynGuard Corrosion Proof Scale

When it comes to dealing with corrosive chemicals, the equipment you use can really take a beating. If it isn’t constructed using the proper materials and safeguards, corrosion can happen quickly and have a serious affect on your bottom line. It’s also possible that the corrosive chemicals you handle are flammable. The presence of hydrofluoric, … Continued

Weighing Equipment Engineers and Manufacturers: How Arlyn Scales Does It

As a leader of design and innovation in the scale industry for the past 35 years, we have a special way of doing things here at Arlyn Scales. Unlike most suppliers of weighing equipment, weÕre a factory direct company that engineers and manufactures all of our products, their subassemblies, and accompanying computer software and microprocessor … Continued

How Arlyn Scales Revolutionized the Weighing Industry (And How We Continue To Do It)

For the past 35 years, Arlyn Scales has been leading the industry with innovative weighing equipment. Based in Long Island, New York, weÕre a factory direct company that specializes in industrial scale design. LetÕs explore a few of these together. Automatic Calibration Originally offered more than 20 years ago, Arlyn Scales was one of the … Continued

Precision Scales for Environments with High Concentrations of Flammable Gas

Acetylene, ammonia, arsine, butane, carbon monoxide, cyclopropane, ethane, ethylene, ethyl chloride, hydrogen, isobutan, methane, methyl chloride, propane, propylene, silane; what do all of these gasses have in common? That’s right, they are all extremely flammable under the certain conditions. If your facility handles these materials, you already know that there are certain precautions you and … Continued

Explosion Proof Scales with Set-point Options for Munitions Manufacturing

There are many kinds of munitions manufacturers, ranging from large companies and governments to smaller customer manufacturers. While some manufacture ammunition/bullets, others handle explosives. Munitions manufacture, however, by its very nature always creates a fire or explosion hazard that poses a threat to the safety of people and property. The Greatest Hazards Two of the … Continued

Reliable High Precision Scales for Measuring Minerals

Whether you manufacture fireworks, women’s make up, pharmaceuticals, vitamins, ink, semiconductors, computers, soaps, fertilizer or a host of other products, chances are you use a variety of minerals in their composition. However, some minerals such as gold, platinum, rhodium, coltan and lithium, among others, are extremely expensive. Measuring the amount of each mineral you want … Continued

Platform Scales for Amusement Parks

While someone’s ability to get on an amusement park ride is generally based on height, there are quite a few instances where this will depend upon their weight. If you have zip lines, slingshots, horseback riding, bungee jumping, or rock climbing walls, you need a reliable scale that can quickly weigh guests and get them … Continued

Ethernet Scales for Industrial Warehouses

Ethernet is the most widely used local area network (LAN) technology. It allows you to connect and pass information through various computer systems within your warehouse and to share devices (like printers and fax machines) between them. This allows you to eliminate bulky file cabinets and mountains of paper work in favor of a few … Continued

Weighing Solutions with Data Storage and Export Capabilities

More often than not, it’s necessary to collect data during one or more phases of the weighing process. You can accomplish this in a variety of ways, whether you choose to store data directly on the scale or by sending the data to an external computer system. Arlyn Scales offers a variety of communication ports, … Continued

Low Profile Portable Platform Scales

If you work in an industrial environment with limited or zero access to power but need to take weight measurements in the field, a portable, low profile scale is of the utmost importance. And unless you have a forklift or some other kind of automated lifting equipment available to you, chances are you’ll have to … Continued