Articles Tagged with ''weighing''

Open frame weigh-belt feeder

February 6, 2013

Designed for sanitary applications and with feed rates up to 2,660 cu. ft./min., Schenck AccuRate’s Model DEA open frame weigh-belt feeder features tool-less belt removal.

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Volumetric feeders

February 6, 2013

Acrison’s ruggedly built Models 170-1-2 and 170-2-2 volumetric feeders incorporate a highly versatile metering mechanism featuring two independently driven metering augers for the accurate and reliable feeding of a diverse variety of dry solid ingredients over a wide feed range.

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Checkweighing system

January 9, 2013

Designed to be used with a range of light-weight, smaller-sized and unusual-shaped high-value packages, the Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed Starweigh checkweighing system delivers milligram inspection accuracy at throughputs up to 400ppm.

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Tabletop combination scale

January 9, 2013

Able to achieve a maximum combination speed of 30 packs/min., the Yamato TSDW-205 semi-automatic tabletop combination scale combines and discharges products as one group; it selects an optimal combination closest to the target weight and discharges it automatically.

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Organic mushroom producer automates track and trace

January 7, 2013

Producer meets PTI and FSMA objectives while elevating quality with a paperless electronic system.

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Washdown weigher

December 6, 2012

Used to net-weigh dry, fresh and frozen foods, the Ishida RV-series environmentally friendly washdown weigher has a minimal number of bolted fasteners around the hopper drive units and a sloped, self-draining radial feeder cover and main body.

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Tank weighing systems

October 16, 2012
Engineered for tank mixing, dosing level or batch-related applications in the food and beverage industries, Alfa Laval weighing systems measure tank weight based on the deformation of an air gap surrounding a capacitive sensor.
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U-shaped floor scale

October 3, 2012
The Mettler Toledo PTA469 stainless steel, low-profile, U-shaped floor scale is designed for the washdown environments found in the food and packaged food, meat, dairy and cheese, and bakery markets.
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Remote monitoring

October 3, 2012
Haver’s Service Pad tablet-based system provides remote monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting of Haver filling machines.
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3-A sanitary loader

October 3, 2012
K-Tron’s P-series Venturi loader conveys powders in sanitary food applications, and can be used for loading hoppers as well as loss-in-weight feeder refill applications.
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