Transportation & Logistics

rail transportationTruck Scale to Weigh Trucks after Offloading from Rail Cars on RailwayNovember 2, 2016

Reliable rail transportation brings in asphalt materials to the Valley Asphalt Company’s scale location near Cincinnati, Ohio. This truck scale …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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, …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
fairbanks scales logoPDQ Scale White PaperJune 26, 2017

An area Sales manager (ASM) had developed a relationship with a local pipe company and uncovered an opportunity to help them …

Read More...
national serviceNational Transportation Company Shipping Service Needs Standardized National Service and Scale Solution for each TerminalNovember 21, 2011

A national transportation company has a shipping service as part of their service offerings.  Since they charge by weight, they …

Read More...
mshaMSHA Guidelines for Truck ScalesNovember 2, 2016

The Mine Safety and Health Administration or MSHA (nicknamed “emshaw”) is the government organization that oversees safety at mines, quarries, and …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
#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 …

Read More...
fairbanks scales logoIP69K White PaperApril 17, 2017

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

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
safe rail transportIntercomp LS630-WIM Promotes Safe Rail TransportOctober 11, 2018

A North American Class-1 Railroad needed a scale solution to identify improperly loaded, and overloaded, inbound intermodal shipping containers before …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
Sailing LR100K PlusGowen Ocean Sails LTD and Lloyd Use the LR100K Plus to Test Webbings Used in High Load Areas of SailsNovember 2, 2016

Gowen Ocean Sails Ltd and materials testing machine manufacturer Lloyd Instruments have collaborated on the testing of webbings used in …

Read More...
#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 …

Read More...
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. …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
monitor materialCustomer Needs to Monitor Material Moving to and from SiteNovember 2, 2016

The Challenge -Installing a new truck scale and wireless RF unmanned system to monitor material like salt, slag and crushed …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
Automotive Components Testing SolutionsAutomotive Component Testing SolutionsJuly 12, 2016

In the automotive industry, testing the physical performance of your automotive components is key to safety and comfort.

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
TCM Series Motorized Test StandChatillon TCM Series Motorized Test StandsApril 19, 2019

The TCM series is well adapted for production environments. This low cost, motorized, ergonomic tester attached with our Chatillon DF Series …

Read More...