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Mechanical Weighbridge Conversion to Full Electronics 2017-03-20 - CME Weighbridge Conversion - 9
Date: 05/18/2017

AccuWeigh’s Queensland Service Department recently travelled to Inverell in northern NSW to convert a mechanical lever weighbridge to fully electronic. The customer performed the most of the preliminary work before we arrived to site, including craning the weighbridge deck and levers out of the pit and refurbishing the steel deck. AccuWeigh’s fully-trained service personnel then … Read more

How Weighbridge Truck Scales Can Optimise Logistics 2014-10-01v6-2
Date: 04/30/2017

Before we investigate the role of weighbridge truck scales in optimising an organisation’s logistics, let’s look at what logistics involves. According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), logistics can be defined as ‘that part of supply chain management that plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage … Read more

A Buyers’ Guide To Weighbridges pit-weighbridges
Date: 04/18/2017

When you are looking for a weighbridge for sale, it  is important to remember than weighbridges are a significant capital investment and play an integral role in how efficiently a site operates. For this reason, it is worthwhile taking time to understand how they work, what the key features are and the differences between the … Read more

Essential Features You Need In An Industrial Weighbridge 2015-06-29v2-1
Date: 04/03/2017

At face value, a weighbridge or truck scale may not stand out as a key contributor to productivity and profitability, but dig a little deeper, and you’ll discover just what a valuable asset they are. Technological advances have meant that weighbridges have moved way beyond merely serving as weight measurement instruments.  They are now powerful … Read more

Why do we use load cells to measure weight? Load Cell
Date: 03/27/2017

Before we answer the question of why we use load cells to measure weight, let’s take a step back and examine the basics of weighing. Interestingly, weight is actually the amount of force that the acceleration of gravity exerts on an object and because it’s a force, the proper scientific unit of measurement is a … Read more

National Bakery Replaces Aging Metal Detectors 2017-03-20 - Tip Top - 1
Date: 03/25/2017

AccuWeigh recently replaced two aging metal detectors with two OCS model HC-M combination metal detector/check weighers at a national bakery’s Brisbane factory. These devices have greater sensitivity than the previous models and also provided the company check-weighing capabilities, essential for all food suppliers. One machine was installed on the pikelet line and the other on … Read more

Horses Require Accurate Weighing for Peak Physical Condition 2017-03-20 - Horse Weigher - 1
Date: 03/01/2017

AccuWeigh Queensland recently serviced one of its horse weighers at a training stable located in Eagle Farm, a horse racing precinct suburb in Brisbane. The horse weigher is used to ensure that all horses in training are at an optimal weight and are in peak physical condition. To ensure that their horse weigher provided reliable … Read more

AccuWeigh’s Pallet Scale Handle the Chill at -5°C pallet-scale-a500
Date: 02/10/2017

When a major Australian grocer recently moved into their new South Australian facility, it was also necessary for them to purchase accurate scales for their cold room. With temperatures down to -5°C, the scales needed to be robust and capable of reliable operation in this environment. Enter AccuWeigh’s Port Adelaide team who were engaged by … Read more

30 Years of Employment at AccuWeigh Andrew Goodair
Date: 02/10/2017

AccuWeigh’s National Quality Manager recently celebrated his 30th working anniversary with the one company. Andrew Goodair started out as an apprentice electronic service technician in 1987 with Queensland Weighing Machines in Brisbane. Queensland Weighing Machines was later acquired by AccuWeigh in 2003 and, later still, was merged with AccuWeigh Queensland, but still retains and operates … Read more

WA Pastoral Company’s New 18m Weighbridge 2017-02-06-Ravenhill-Pastoral-5-300x225
Date: 02/05/2017

AccuWeigh recently completed the installation of an 18m long, above-ground weighbridge for a pastoral company north of Albany that were looking to satisfy Chain of Responsibility (CoR) obligations. As with most large companies, it’s important to check the accuracy of product weight arriving to and leaving from site. A weighbridge is the most accurate way … Read more

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