Scale Advice

Information regarding best practices for buying or using your weighing equipment and scales.

Stock Taking made Simple with Counting Scales

Stock Taking made Simple with Counting Scales

Stock take -that time of year every employee dreads!  That day out of the year when you need to stop doing your normal work activities and instead count hundreds or thousands of tiny parts for the annual stock take or inventory check. 
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Weighing Scale Service & Calibration Contracts

Weighing Scale Service & Calibration Contracts

Service and Calibration Contracts are a great way to ensure your scales and weighing equipment are continually maintained and ready to be used throughout the year.  If your company depends on its weighing equipment and you haven't already got a service contract, here is some information which may help you.
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SOLAS Weight Verification - How to make sure you are compliant

SOLAS Weight Verification - How to make sure you are compliant

If you are shipping containers overseas, I am sure you will have already heard about the impending SOLAS regulation changes coming into force from the 1st July 2016. We offer some practical advice to make sure you are compliant with SOLAS 2016 and able to provide a Verified Gross Mass.
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SOLAS Regulation Change for 2016 - Container Weight Verification

SOLAS Regulation Change for 2016 - Container Weight Verification

A change to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation will bring in new laws which will dictate that all containers have a verified weight certificate in advance of being loaded onto a ship. The new laws, which will come into force on the 1st July 2016, is an attempt to reduce the number of accidents at sea caused by loads being poorly distributed on ships.
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How to Calibrate Digital Weighing Scales

How to Calibrate Digital Weighing Scales

No matter what application you are using your scales for, you always want to know that they are accurate, right?  In this article we try to explain the general idea of how to calibrate a weighing scale.
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Tips to avoid overloading your vehicles

Tips to avoid overloading your vehicles

It is commonly understood that in this present time commercial vehicles are continually being pulled over to have their weight limits checked by either traffic police or the DVSA.  The benefits of being on the right side of the law can easily be seen with hefty fines payable if caught overloaded, or worse still if your overloaded vehicle is seen to be the cause of a crash.   We aim to provide this guide to assist you with staying on the right side of the law at all times.
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Scale Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

Scale Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

Weighing Scales have come a long way in the last decade or so.  Gone are the days where a weighing scale simply told you the weight of something, now they are commonly linked in to shipping systems, packaging solutions and even the medical records database.  This guide will break down the questions you need to ask to give you the right scale first time.
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What are Class III Approved Scales and do I need them?

What are Class III Approved Scales and do I need them?

Buying weighing scales online can be a difficult thing to do, least of all when there are legalities to consider.  In this article I will try to bust some of the myths surrounding trade approved scales and hopefully provide some insight into whether you need it for your business or organisation.
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