INDUSTRIAL NEWS

05-04-2017

Thank You.

Thank you for visiting this site. Please let me know what you think of the site, as well as the printed version of the magazine. Your comments are very important to us and appreciated. As always, we are looking for ideas and stories to publish in future issues or to use online.Thank You.Dave Mathieu [...]

18-03-2017

What can your scale business learn from  Domino’s Pizza?.

By Robert SombachOK I realize it sounds like an outrageous comparison, but give me a minute to explain how a national pizza franchise can give us some understanding about how people are changing their definition of customer service. In the scales industry, we’re all familiar with measurement. If our customer’s equipment is not providing accurate readings, we have the equipment to fix or recalibrate it. The equipment may be technologically advanced and quite expensive, but as we all k [...]

18-03-2017

This  revolution  will be  televised.

By Al BlazoThere’s a revolution underfoot that few of us are fully aware.  Even fewer are vaguely cognizant of the promises (and dangers) that this revolution has in store for our entire species as we advance head-on into the middle of the 21st century. And when I use the phrase, “our species,” I hope that my words are not taken as simply melodramatic or hyperbolic rhetoric. The impact of this revolution is being felt throughout the globe, and its continuing development pr [...]

17-03-2017

Las Vegas Airport Installs Pennsylvania Scales.

 When ‘Fabulous’ Las Vegas, Nevada welcomes ISWM’s 2018 Conference, travelers arriving through McCarran International Airport will find Pennsylvania M64 baggage scales and indicators throughout both terminals at all gates. By the end of 2017, Terminal 3, with its spectacular renovations will be a modern aviation travel showcase and will feature Pennsylvania baggage scales at all check-in locations... In addition, Pennsylvania Scale is furnishing M64 baggage replacem [...]

17-03-2017

NEW, PATENTED, IN-MOTION AXLE-SCALE .

Rinstrum’s new In Motion Axle Scale is a fast, accurate and economical way to weigh trucks and verify your net payload.  The patented precast concrete design is semi portable and can be moved from jobsite to jobsite or permanently installed. Contractors, farmers and plant managers will find this low-cost scale indispensable to their operations. In many cases the ROI on this affordable scale is one-third that of a full-length truck scale... Payload: Always know what payload [...]

17-03-2017

DETECTO’s New Solace In-Floor Clinical / Laundry Type Scales.

DETECTO’s new Solace series USA-made in-floor scales are flush-mounted platform scales that feature stainless steel decks and include a pit frame, trim ring, and interface cable to the included multi-color, touchscreen LCD indicator and printer. These clinical scales easily accommodate patients with walkers, canes, wheelchairs, or seated in dialysis chairs, and they can also be used in laundry departments. The flush surface eliminates tripping hazards and hallway accessibility issues... [...]

17-03-2017

Anyload Customized Load Cells Used in Large Steel Structure.

Anyload customized disk load cells (similar to the 363YH 200t and 300t) were used for an offshore oil exploration platform that was estimated to weigh between 2000 to 2300 tons. It was tested three times with less than a 0.2 percent error, which is lower than the 0.5 percent test error requirement for large structures such as this... The large structure required 25 of the 363YH-200t customized load cells for the project. They used jacks to evenly distribute the weight in every corner of t [...]

16-03-2017

Intelligent-Lab PM Milligram Balances.

The Intelligent-Lab PM milligram balance series has recently received a redesign with a sleek new look and brand new features... A new feature on the PM is the infrared sensor. Place your finger over the sensor for a few seconds and the balance will tare without you needing to touch it. This will allow for contamination control, as well as preventing vibration.The new PM also has an anti-bouncy ring to help prevent air current from interfering with [...]

16-03-2017

New LS20 Indicator WIM Axle Scales Automates Weighing.

The LS-WIM Weigh-in-Motion Axle Scale Systems from Intercomp is an efficient, cost effective alternative to older full size truck scales. The LS-WIM scale systems are NTEP Certified (Legal for Trade) when weighing in static mode. Intercomp also released a new purpose-built indicator for the LS-WIM scale system as a great solution for a variety of truck traffic applications... A key factor in designing the new LS20™ indicator was the LS-WIM scale’s ability to weigh axle-by-axle [...]

15-03-2017

Cardinal Scale’s Longest-Tenured Production Employee Retires.

Cardinal Scale’s Jim Cox has taken a well-deserved retirement after 53 1/2  years employment with the company that began May 1, 1963. Cox retires with the notable distinction of being the longest-tenured production employee ever to work for Cardinal Scale. Cox worked in special projects in the pre-stress department and has built many of the company’s fixtures for production... Cardinal Scale President Matthew Stovern described Cox as an extremely-talented welder and fabric [...]