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5 things you need to know about industrial floor scales
Industrial floor scales come in all shapes and sizes, but they do have some common features that are important when making a purchasing decision. What are its load cell capabilities? Is there a warranty? And what about shock-loading? Here are some handy hints about industrial floor scales.

Digital display
Blurry or unreadable displays can be frustrating, annoying, and more importantly, time wasting. There are a few simple checks you can go through before buying. This includes: Is the cover made of glass or plastic? Glass is easier to clean; does it scratch easy? Plastic can scratch easily; and are the numbers easy to see/read? When it comes to the kind of casing for the display, it’s best to have a stainless-steel, water-tight enclosure as it protects the edges from rust and also stops condensation.

Load cells
Designated as the brains of the scale, ignore the type of load cell at your peril. These are usually the most expensive part of your weighing solution. If you’re in the market for an industrial weigh scale and the price seems too good to be true, chances are the manufacturer has put in cheap load cells.

Shock loading
Shock loading is something that needs to be avoided at all costs because it can lead to a critical failure of your equipment. This happens when users overload the system with materials thus damaging it. Whether this is critical will depend on how accurate you need your scale to be for your purposes – the smaller the weight, the more accurate it needs to be for weighing.

Load cell cables
If you were to turn the scale upside down you would see that there are load cell cables in place. As the name suggests, load cell cables are connected to the load cell, so it is imperative that their integrity is kept intact and protected so you can get the most precise reading possible. Some weighing systems may use plastic cabling, however steel braided cables are preferable because they last longer and are also stronger.

Warranty
Investing in plant-ready floor weighing scales doesn’t come cheap, so it’s well worth looking into warranties. Most scales come with a standard five-year warranty, but make sure you go through the policy and look for exclusions. These are the type of things that could end up costing you in the long run.
Interface Load Cells, torque transducers and instrumentation
AMS Instrumentation and Calibration
The Interface Load Cells are notable for their accuracy and durability, complying to all industry standards
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Measure various force and load capacities
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QWM Shipping container weighers
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Shipping container weighers designed for heavy duty applications
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User-friendly Compuload 3000MkII for precision accumulative totals
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Compuload 3000MkII, Compuload 4000
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Compuload 3000-Easy and automatic weighing
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Instant Weighing offer a range of Front End Loader Scales ideal for use with forklifts or small loader use.
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Mitutoyo precision machine tools and measuring equipment
M.T.I. Qualos
Machining Tools and Precision Measuring Equipment include Chucks, Clamps, Gauges and Callipers from M.T.I. Qualos
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Weighbridges, Axle Weighbridges and Weighbridge Servicing from Accuweigh
Accuweigh
Weighbridges from Accuweigh are available in a number of configurations including portable, dual dec
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Moisture analysers that provide quick, safe and accurate measurements
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Moisture analysers with straight halogen lamp and uniquely designed SRA (Secondary Radiation Assist) technology
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Load Measurement Range of 0.1 to 20kN
MeasureX Pty Ltd
Suitable for compression load measurement
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Enhancing Checkweigh systems with reliable accessories to suit your requirements
CASI ANZ Pty Ltd - Cornerstone Automation Systems
High precision and performance Checkweigher Systems for CASI innovation delivers reliable control and accuracy for your operations.
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Load Manager Truck Weighing System
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View Net load, Gross weight or Axle group loadings with a push of a button with Load Managers from Instant Weighing.
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Advanced automation Vickers Hardness Tester Tukon 2500 K/V for in depth analysis and reporting
Hylec Controls
High performance Hardness Testers with advanced technology to ensure accurate results.
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RLC ring torsion, low profile fully welded stainless steel load cell
Instrotech Australia
Instrotech has a wide range of load cells and mounting hardware from Revere and Zemic including high-temperature, compression and universal load cells.
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NMI Approved In Line Dimensioning and Catchweighing Solutions
SCACO
Measurement information systems provide information and the equipment to accurately measure all types of products and product containers
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Cubing and Dimensioning machine for warehousing and distribution
SCACO
CubiScan 150 Manifesting Table is a cubing and dimensioning system for warehouse environment and other weight-based freight applications
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ABS XL Hopper scale
PRECIA MOLEN
The ABS XL Hopper Scale from Precia Molen is used for the bulk weighing of products. Suitable for use on food plants
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Weight Indicators
Active Weighing Solutions
2000 Series Weigh Controllers and Indicators are compact in design and depending on the type of product, have 6 to 8 digit LED displays
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Process Weigher / Batch Weigher
Active Weighing Solutions
In-process or batch weighers are accurate and easily calibrated. With a flow rate of up to 2000tph, these integrative weighers are ideal to batch out a pre-determined amount of product
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Belt fed Loss In-Weight system
Active Weighing Solutions
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Bagging machines, bag lines and filling systems from Budpack / Accuweigh
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MeasureX Pty Ltd
MeasureX specializes in providing standard and customized high-quality test and measurement solutions at a reasonable price. We offer a wide range of OEM and customized solutions for measurement of pressure, level, load, displacement and angle. With ...
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Dwyer Instruments
Dwyer Instruments are a leading manufacturer in the controls and instrumentation industry, they continue to grow and serve major markets including, but not limited to HVAC, Chemical, Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas, Wastewater and Pollution ...
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AMS Instrumentation and Calibration
AMS Instrumentation and Calibration supply Industrial Instrumentation and Calibration Equipment to all industries. The product range includes Flow, Level and Pressure Meters, Sensors, Panel Instrumentation and Calibration Hardware and Software. AMS Instrumentation ...
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Bestech Australia
Bestech Australia provides the latest in measurement and control technology to the Australian and NZ market. Bestech Australia are focused to meet the instrumentation needs of customers in: Research and Education, Automotive, Metal Industry, ...
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Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd market a comprehensive range of materials handling and lifting equipment. Their range includes Jib Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Monorail Cranes, Hoists and Winches, Forklift Attachments. 
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CGB Precision Products
CGB Precision Products is a specialist supplier of super precision ball bearings and related components. They are the Australian representatives for top brands such as Barden, FAG, Kaydon & Gamet, Kamatics, Heim, FLURO, PIC Design and Greene Tweed - ...
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Since 1976 Applied Measurement has focused on providing high quality products and services for engineered measurement, and industrial automation applications. Typically this has involved pressure, force, torque, position, strain, acceleration and inertial ...
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Analog filters, analog integrator, accelerometer, sensors
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Manufacturers of industrial weighing and bagging equipment.specialising in loadcells , indicators , weighbridges , batching systems and industrial bagging machinery local manufacturing. call us for your requirement today.
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Incorporated in 1977, AWS has prided itself on unique personalised service and exceptional quality products. Sales, warehousing and technical services are located in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. In November 2010, AWS was acquired by a key supplier, ...
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New South Wales sole Loadrite Distrbutor. The leaders in technology for onboard weighing scales for wheel loaders, excavators, fork lifts and telehandlers. Belt scales for crushers, screens, or fixed conveyors.
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Ultrahawke is Australia’s largest manufacturer of weighbridges and has been fabricating Australian Made weighbridges, heavy capacity scales and industrial weighing equipment since 1857.
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