Chemical & Petrochemical

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 …

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automotiveAutomotive Parts Manufacturer Struggles with Inventory Discrepancy of Delivered KitsMay 30, 2014

Customer was having problems with kits coming up short on parts in the sealed boxes. The kit is made up …

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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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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 …

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load cellCheck the (Load Cell) Pockets to Compare Truck ScalesNovember 2, 2016

You are not looking for loose change when you check the load cell pockets to compare truck scales.  Instead, you’re …

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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 …

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Dentures lr plus test machineDenture Cement and Adhesive Manufacturer Tests New Formulations with the LR Plus test machineNovember 2, 2016

A UK manufacturer of denture cement / denture adhesive uses the Lloyd LR Plus test machine to test new formulations …

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dupont chemicalDupont Chemical Needs Floor Scale with Durable Finish and MobilityNovember 2, 2016

Multiple custom floor scales can be ordered in any quantity. From a single request to larger quantities, we can ensure each …

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Enhancing Scale Performance for Multi-Component BatchingNovember 1, 2016

Batching systems, whether manual or automated, are everywhere. Compounding liquid solutions or blending powdered components into a final mixture is …

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Paint EZ20EZ20 Test Machine Used by Exeter Advanced Technologies Measure the Behavior of Paint CoatingNovember 2, 2016

Materials characterization specialists at Exeter Advanced Technologies used the EZ20 test machine to measure the behavior of paint coating.
Introduction
The worst-case …

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Industrial Use safe drum scaleFacility Requires Safe Drum Scale for Industrial UseNovember 2, 2016

The Customer – Ashland Chemical company
The Challenge – Facility required safe drum scales for industrial use.
The Solution – B-TEK Scales …

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fairbanks scales logoFairbanks Trident: A Proven, Strategically Special Scale White PaperJune 26, 2017

It is not uncommon to find our competitors focusing the sales dialog on the virtues of a steel deck truck scale. …

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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 …

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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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Minebea Intec logoHygienic Design White PaperApril 24, 2018

In the food production industry, product contamination by microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi presents a potential and omnipotent risk. It is …

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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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#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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third party calibrationLeading Medical Manufacturer has an R&D Location Needing Third Party CalibrationNovember 21, 2011

A leading medical manufacturer has an R&D location that is made up of numerous labs containing a variety of balances, …

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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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Texas Oil FieldMeasuring Torque in the Texas Oil FieldFebruary 24, 2016

Texas oil field companies use the Intercomp TL8500 Tension Link Dynamometers to measure the torquing force. As this equipment is serviced …

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packaging testingPackaging TestingDecember 15, 2016

By combining the TA1 texture analyzer with our grips and fixtures for packaging testing you can perform tests such as …

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fairbanks scales logoQuickSilver Bench Scale meets all demands of Gulf Coast supermarket chainJune 26, 2017

Along America’s Gulf Coast, from Gulf Shores, Ala., to Layfayette, La., you will find locations for regional supermarket chain, Rouses Food Market. From …

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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 …

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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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fairbanks scales logoTensileCore Engineered Concrete White PaperJune 26, 2017

In just about any application, a concrete deck truck scale is a better long-term solution than a steel deck scale. When …

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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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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 …

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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!
Read …

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Automated Ticketing SystemsTime Flies at Tilcon, Thanks to the Automated Ticketing SystemsNovember 2, 2016

Tilcon owns and operates dozens of quarries, asphalt and recycling plants, water terminals, and highway construction divisions, in New York …

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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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