Example of Analog and Digital Scales

If you were to travel back in time and show an ancient street merchant a digital weighing scale, he would have no idea what to do with it. However, over the entire course of history, scales have been just as important to the economy. Today, commercial scales play a fundamental role in the processing industry. … Continued

Agricultural Scales

Even today, agriculture is an important source of income and the world’s largest business. One-third of the economically active population obtains its livelihood from agriculture especially in remote parts of the world. The agricultural industry relies on scales as part and parcel of that enterprise, employing scales for everything from livestock to grain and feed … Continued

High Capacity Scales for Weighing Large Products

When you mention high capacity bench and floor scales, the best-in-class features are enhanced to deliver more reliability and higher performance than ever before; Industry-leading precision weighing large floor scales are able to handle 20,000 to 30,000 lb capacities! In addition, all load cell cables are enclosed in conduit, alleviating the danger of rough handling. … Continued

The Difference Between Accuracy, Precision, and Resolution

A majority of experts probably couldn’t succinctly define the difference between accuracy, precision, and resolution. In fact, if you asked ten engineers you might very well get eleven answers! This is because even experienced scale designers have made a habit of using these terms incorrectly. That being said, the distinctions between the three of them … Continued

Load Cells for Tanks

In industrial settings when gasses are stored under pressure in liquefied form, they are stored in tanks, cylinders, or dewars. As the gas is needed for use, the liquid is boiled off and released as gas through a valve that allows it to be channeled to a given area. The remaining contents stay in the … Continued

Types of Scales

Nowadays, there are a variety of scales available and each one tracks a type (or several types) of weight. From weighing animals to shipping boxes, Arlyn Scales has specialized scales made for practically any application. Items of larger weights require scales that can be placed on the floor, whereas some other scales are placed on … Continued

Calibration Procedure of Concrete Batching Plant Scales

In a concrete batching plant all of the ingredients that go into the concrete are measured by weight with special scales. These days most of them are electronic. Those scales have to be calibrated from time to time to maintain their accuracy. Calibrating is as simple as loading predetermined weights on the scales and making … Continued