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F35 aircraft weighing systemAircraft Weighing System Used by Lockheed MartinMay 1, 2018

Lockheed Martin (LMCO) continues to rely on Nicol Scales & Measurement as it accepts the fourth Aircraft Weighing System globally …

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Aircraft Weighing SystemAircraft Weighing System with Wireless HMI ControlsJuly 18, 2018

The Challenge

A leading aircraft manufacturer was looking for a load cell lift system to weigh their aircrafts. They wanted to …

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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 …

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#1 Ametek DistributorForce Measurement ExplainedNovember 1, 2016

Force measurement is used in many differing types of applications and may be accomplished with devices utilizing differing technologies. Typical …

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blade weightHelicopter Company Experiences Inaccurate Blade WeightJanuary 5, 2012

Helicopter Company in Dallas area was having issues with newly installed scale not weighing the blades accurately or consistently.  They …

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#1 Ametek DistributorIs Force Measurement Evolving into Materials Testing?November 1, 2016

In the past force measurement generally meant obtaining a peak load measurement on a product, part or material to verify …

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dual column testing machinesLloyd Dual Column Testing Machines Used by Aim Composites LtdNovember 2, 2016

Aim Composites Ltd use the dual column testing machines to test composites used extensively in the aerospace, marine, bus and …

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Robbie Jeremy LogoLoad Cell Application and Test GuidelinesNovember 1, 2016

A load cell is a device that is used to measure weight or force. W hen a force is applied …

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Load Cells for a Portable StructureNovember 1, 2016

During a measurement, weight acts on the load cell’s body and causes elastic deformation.  The body has some spring constant. This …

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drum scale mobileMaking a Drum Scale Mobile with Attached Ramp for Easier Loading and UnloadingFebruary 23, 2016

The Clients – Warehouses, manufacturing facilities and all customers with portability needs
The Challenge – To make a drum scale mobile with …

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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 …

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Single Column Force Testers Offer Practical and Affordable Force Testing SolutionsNovember 1, 2016

Single column force testers today represent the largest single market segment of the force testing marketplace for a number of …

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Robbie Jeremy LogoTank Weighing Woes: Why Load Cells have a Bad Reputation and What Needs to be Done to Fix itNovember 1, 2016

Many manufacturing facilities currently have load cells installed in tank systems that are no longer operational. Most of the times …

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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, …

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The Solution to Weighing Mobile Tanks and Reactors – a Caster Load Cell SystemNovember 17, 2014

How do you weigh product accurately in a portable tank, vessel or reactor? With a specially designed  caster load cell!
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USP Chapter 41: “Balances”November 1, 2016

This chapter states the requirements for balances used for materials that must be accurately weighed (see General Notices, 8.20). Unless …

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Airplane wingWing Walking with Rice Lake’s Load Cells and 920i Programmable IndicatorsNovember 2, 2016

An estimated one out of three people is afraid to fly. Their constant thoughts of what might go wrong can …

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fairbanks scales logoBeginning a Beautiful Relationship with 9104 Omnicells White PaperJune 26, 2017

Fairbanks has a solid and successful track record in tank weighing assemblies, and the word is spreading. Many industrial processes need and …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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