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fairbanks scales logoAn Innovative Solution White PaperJune 26, 2017

The cost for hand-harvesting operations has steadily increased over the years without regard to the delivered-in price that growers receive. Growers spend more money on harvesting operations than for all other production costs combined, including fertilizers, sprays, irrigation and weed control. This cost squeeze, created by increasing costs and a constant or decreasing price for […]

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fairbanks scales logoBest Practices White PaperApril 17, 2017

Maintenance practices don’t immediately show profit or savings but good practices prevent short and long-term expenses. Here is the good news; follow these best practices and prevent unnecessary failures, repairs and errors that dip into and rob you of profits you have worked so hard to maximize!

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fairbanks scales logoCoal Tar Undercoating White PaperJune 26, 2017

In 2001, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) released a study that calculated the cost of corrosion to the United States economy. According to this study, rust costs nearly $280 billion dollars per year. These costs come from maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment. Taking the advice from the NACE report, demand that your OEM can provide corrosion prevention technologies. […]

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Rice Lake Weighing Systems Logo Exceptional SalesConnecting an iDimension 100 to UPS WorldShip SoftwareMay 3, 2017

Connecting an iDimension 100 Series to UPS Worldship requires your unit to have software version 4.7.2.1007 or later to be installed. When connecting to UPS Worldship or any software that interfaces to a Cubiscan 100 or 110, it is required to transmit the weight and dimensions to the software program. A compatible shipping scale must […]

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Condec ComponentsDimensioningNovember 17, 2016

Dimensional weight, often referred to as dim weight, reflects the package’s density—the amount of space the package utilizes in relation to its weight. To determine dim weight, a package’s length, width and height are multiplied, resulting in its cubic size, and then divided by 166 for domestic or 139 for international shipments. Read more about […]

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fairbanks scales logoExperience Chooses Fairbanks Tundra Truck ScaleJune 26, 2017

The Tundra design is just like a highway bridge – something in which he has a great deal of expertise. Massive main girders supporting a concrete deck is similar in design to the highway bridges our customer builds and he recognized the differences in our product as compared to others. Other competitors did not present a design he trusted, but simply focused on […]

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fairbanks scales logoFoodborne Illnesses White PaperJune 26, 2017

• 3,000 deaths • 1 in every 6 Americans get sick (that’s 48 million people) • 128,000 hospitalizations These yearly estimates are provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in reference to the foodborne illnesses in the Unites States. The unfortunate part is that they were all preventable and, to make matters worse, a recent study […]

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LP600 RVIntercomp LP600 Helps RV Dealer Promote SafetyApril 18, 2018

As the size and complexity of the modern RV continues to increase,manufacturers and customers must also take into account axle weight compliance and safe weight distribution. While an RV may be weight compliant, manufacturers and dealers need to ensure these vehicles are safe to drive once the end user loads personal items, water and fuel. […]

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WIM inventoryInventory & Gate Management with LS-WIMMarch 19, 2018

Bulk items, like aggregate or cement, can be difficult to track for the purposes of inventory management. Often yard managers must estimate quantities to order based on educated guesses, leaving room for errors and wasted investment in the form of excessive ordering. Without a reliable means of measurement, yard managers are also unable to verify […]

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fairbanks scales logoIP69K White PaperApril 17, 2017

What is IP69K? Is this a concern for me? If so, how can I be
protected?

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Ohaus Navigator Operations: Counting - Using Existing APW VideoKongsberg Automotive Tracks Inventory in LengthMarch 21, 2018

Customer – Kongsberg Automotive provides world class products to the global vehicle industry. Application- Customer wanted a solution to track Inventory in Length or more specifically in feet and meters.  And have the ability to enter and acquire “feet per pound” of hundreds of products Solution – We provided a Dual Counting scale with Custom Program […]

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Rice Lake Weighing Systems Logo Exceptional SalesMeasuring Irregular and Small ObjectsMay 3, 2017

iDimension Series version 4.9.1.162 firmware (NTEP pending) is now available for download. This version enhances dimensioning performance with irregular shaped objects and items measuring less than two inches in height. Read more about the iDimension firmware here.

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fairbanks scales logoScale Maintenance White PaperApril 17, 2017

Do not be fooled by service companies selling scale maintenance agreements that lack focus on calibration. Calibration is the most important component of any periodic maintenance program.

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Rental ScalesScale Rental for All NeedsJuly 10, 2018

NSM just finished our largest rental of the year where we rent 68 dual counting scales to a local vehicle manufacturer for their inventory needs.  They use portable dual counting scales that have a smaller, 50 lb capacity counting scale at the top of the column that they use to get a per-piece weight of […]

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Robbie Jeremy LogoSelecting a Testing, Calibration or Measurement SupplierNovember 1, 2016

When selecting a supplier to fulfill your testing, calibration or measurement needs, you need to be sure that they can supply you with accurate and reliable results.  Whilst a laboratory can reassure you that they are technically competent, or you can attempt to evaluate the service yourself, neither provides you with confidence that you have […]

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Robbie Jeremy LogoSOLAS RegulationsNovember 1, 2016

In the case of cargo carried in a container*, except for containers carried on a chassis or a trailer when such containers are driven on or off a ro-ro ship engaged in short international voyages as defined in regulation III/3, the gross mass according to paragraph 2.1 of this regulation shall be verified by the […]

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Condec ComponentsThe Benefits of Buying LocalNovember 1, 2016

Businesses are turning to the Internet for a wide variety of purchases, including scales. Although convenient and sometimes less expensive, online purchases can be misleading. Knowing exactly what is being purchased from the Internet is essential— especially if the scale is going to be used in buying, selling or shipping applications. The scale may be […]

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fairbanks scales logoThe Difference Between Open and Closed End Service White PaperApril 17, 2017

Open-end service is the most typical type of service that is provided in the industrial weighing service industry. It is service that is paid for as the service is required, also known as “pay as you go.” The service may consist of periodic inspections that are pre-scheduled to your specific needs and requirements. It is […]

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