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Temperature

  • 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 […]

  • Increasing the Efficiency Rate of Water Consumption in Agriculture

    June 6, 2019

                    According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States, Agriculture accounts for 70% of all water consumption; however, the efficiency rate of that water consumption is very low. Most of the water drains off or is evaporated. Only a small percentage of that water consumption […]

  • Data Loggers in Breweries

    February 20, 2019

    As Beer City USA, breweries have taken over GR and the rest is hops, beer, and history. Each brewery has perfected their unique process of craft beer production. To ensure quality and the individualistic taste, which sets each brewery apart, data loggers are used throughout the production process to monitor and record different factors such […]

  • 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 […]

  • Autoclaves in the Automotive Industry

    November 7, 2018

      It’s no secret that fabricating composite components has become a trend for the automotive industry. The composite parts are light, stable and maintain a high performance. They are used to reduce design cycle time, vehicle weight and CO2 emissions. There are a variety of composite fabrication processes that involve molding to shape the resin […]

  • Temperature Mapping of Ovens

    Temperature Mapping of Ovens

    January 23, 2017

    Recently, Grand Rapids Metrology was contacted by a manufacturing company. They were curious about the possibility of temperature gradients inside of their inert gas ovens. Before approaching GRM, the company was utilizing single point measurement. Although single point measurement provides accurate temperature data for an oven, it does not provide enough data to determine the […]