Custom Solutions

Custom Solutions

At Nicol Scales & Measurement we pride ourselves on “solutions to measure by”. We believe that there is not one specific solution for every application. Some of our competitors are forced to offer only one solution because they are limited by only carrying products from one or two manufacturers.

Our team utilizes the knowledge that we have gained since opening our doors in 1931 as well as our relationships with our numerous manufacturing partners to create the best solutions for your specific applications. Sure we sell all types of products for simple, basic weighing, measuring and testing applications. But we also use our in-house experts and our resources at each of the manufacturers that we represent to design and implement exactly what you need.

Here are some examples of the custom solutions that we have created for customers:

  • Custom weighing systems installed around the world for F-35 fighter jets that use individual hydraulic lifts and load cells to weigh the jets and to move them at different angles to determine center of gravity and changes due to fuel distribution.
  • Hydraulic test frames with calibration grade load cells for an airline to use to verify and calibrate their crane scales and load cells in-house at service facilities around the world.
  • Custom data acquisition program that allows a force testing system to automatically log onto a customer’s password protected server and transmit data after each test to a designated folder on their server.
  • Proprietary load cells that were designed for a pharmaceutical company to mount between the leg and the caster of portable vessels to provide accurate weighments so batching can be done by moving their tanks from weigh suite to weigh suite and allowing data can be collected at the end of the batching process.
  • Numerous custom programs written to control manufacturing processes or to capture data and provide specialized calculations for customers.

These are just a few examples.  Contact us today for a free consultation for a custom solution to your weighing, force measurement or testing needs.


24/7 Emergency Service

Call us at
(800) 225-8181
To schedule an after hours emergency service call.

We know that weighing and measurement equipment is critical to your process. Therefore, when your equipment goes down, your business is down.

That’s why Nicol Scales & Measurement offers 24/7 emergency service and repair. While our normal Service Department hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 – 4:30, we have technicians on call 365 days a year.

If it is an emergency, you will be directed to provide your contact information to our service representative on call. You will receive a call back as quickly as possible so that we may determine the quickest and most efficient way to assist you.

If it is a non-emergency, simply provide your information in our After Hours voicemail at 800-225-8181, and you will be contacted first thing the following business day.