Weighing Corrosive Chemicals with Arlyn Scales

Equipment corrosion is an issue for any company whose daily operations require the handling of corrosive materials. In these cases, your first line of defense against corrosion is to use specialized equipment that’s built to resist the effects of these items. If your business uses or produces chemicals or liquefied gases, then you’ll require a … Continued

How to Connect Your Scale to Computer: A Step By Step Guide

Before the invention of the personal computer, industrial scales completed just two tasks: measuring items and displaying weight values — and that’s it. If a company wanted to document the results, an operator had to record every weight reading by hand. Undoubtedly, the process was time-consuming and vulnerable to errors. By removing this extra step, … Continued

Recycling Weighing Scale

Recycling has become a natural way of living in many homes, schools, and businesses around the world. More than ever, we are all well aware of the impact that waste products have on the environment. At Arlyn Scales, we are excited to take part in recycling developments in the metrology industry. We are constantly working … Continued

Chlorine Cylinder Scales for Water Treatment Plants

While chlorine is one of the most commonly manufactured and used chemicals in the United States, it can also be a dangerous gas to work with. Chlorine gas has a variety of uses, including bleaching paper and cloth, treating waste, and as an ingredient in solvents, rubber, and pesticides. This gas is stored in pressurized … Continued

Dynamic Weighing Scales & Indicators

Weighing products in a factory or commercial setting can be a time-consuming process. You have to stop the line, take a product off of the conveyor belt, weigh it, and put it back. This can interrupt the flow of production and cause delays. But what if there was a way to weigh products while they … Continued

What Does “Intrinsically Safe” Mean?

“Intrinsically Safe” is a term that generally refers to controlling thermal and electric energy releases within an industrial environment. It’s also a safety term that is subject to government regulation. Your scales and equipment need appropriate certification f to carry the label Intrinsically Safe. Some industries that require intrinsically safe equipment include chemicals, paints, solvents, … Continued

How to Count Small Parts

One challenge that many manufacturers in various industries must face is the requirement to count a wide variety of small parts. Small parts are tedious and impossible to hand count in an industrial setting without human error, which is why more efficient methods are available. No matter the industry, small parts are needed. Small parts … Continued

C1D1 Scales: Where to Use C1D1 Scales

Explosion-proof scales may sound mythical, but they’re vital to many diverse industrial & commercial applications. However, unless you handle explosive materials, how do you know if your workplace requires a Class I Division 1 designation? Fortunately, at Arlyn Scales, we have a unique perspective on intrinsically safe scales for hazardous environments. In fact, we’ve innovated … Continued

Arlyn Scales Barcode Scanning and Printing Feature

The first time that a Universal Product Code (UPC) barcode was scanned was in 1973 for a pack of Wrigley’s chewing gum. From there, the UPC would go on to dominate the shipping, logistics, grocery, and retail industries, among many more. Today, there are newer and more advanced versions of the barcode that permit greater … Continued

Industrial Scale Pricing Guide

Industrial scales are as complicated as they are diverse. As you might expect, then, industrial scale pricing is a complex process that takes into account many factors. When searching for the ideal weighing platform to fit your operations and your budget, you must consider many variables. This includes the cost of materials and labor, the … Continued

Arlyn Scale Keyboard Wedge Feature to Solve Data Collection Issues

Any business that relies on industrial scales in its operations will likely need to store and track that information externally. Whether it’s used to monitor output, track materials usage, or confirm compliance with industry standards, there are likely several teams that use the data. These days, there are several ways that an industrial scale can … Continued