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  • Choosing the Correct Rocker Column Load Cell Cups

    September 3, 2019

      Load cells used in truck scales or rail scales are exposed to temperature-induced expansion and contraction. Canister load cell technology couldn’t account for the temperature-induced errors, so rocker column load cells were developed to replace them. Rocker column load cells have rounded upper and lower loading surfaces that are spaced out from the strain […]

  • What Does Legal-For-Trade Mean?

    December 17, 2018

    Legal-for-Trade scales are intended for commercial use applications. They are used when a product is sold by weight. Listed below are some examples where a Legal-for-Trade scale may be needed for commercial weighing: Determination of mass for commercial transactions Determination of mass for the calculation of a toll, tariff, tax, bonus, penalty, remuneration, indemnity or […]

  • AxleSurance

    December 12, 2018

    In-motion vehicle weighing systems are imperative for the success of a company. Every state has a vehicle maximum weight capacity that depends on the number of axels the truck has. Most states regulate the trucks gross weight to not exceed 80,000 lbs on Interstate highways. To stay compliant with the law and avoid substantial fees, […]

  • Equipment Needed for the Cannabis Industry

    December 6, 2018

    So you’re thinking about opening up a dispensary, becoming a grower or expanding your scope to include testing of cannabis. There are a lot of things to consider when it comes to this new opportunity. You’ll want to ensure compliance to legal for trade requirements and do everything you can to guarantee a high quality […]