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Mechanical Weighbridge Conversion to Full Electronics

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 18th May 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 fitted the underside of the weighbridge deck with dummy load cells and steel plinths in preparation for craning th… Read More

A Buyers’ Guide To Weighbridges

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 18th April 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 various designs. There are many different types of weighbridge available, each of which is designed for optimum performance in a specific setting.  Various factors need t… Read More

Why do we use load cells to measure weight?

2019-06-13T16:15:06+09:30 27th March 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 Newton, written as N.   However, the conventional definition of weight is actually mass, which is the amount of matter something contains. The need for units of weight and measureme… Read More

A Buyer’s Guide To Load Cells

2019-06-13T16:15:09+09:30 4th June 2016|

Load cells are highly sensitive transducers which are the essential heart of every weighing system. They are designed to sense force or weight under a wide range of conditions and there are different types and models to suit the various applications and requirements. Some types of load cell include: weighbridge load cells, on-board truck load cells, double-ended beam load cells, low profile load cells, tank and silo load cells, single point load cells and shear beam low cells. It’s always best… Read More

SA Butchery Converts a Product Hopper to a Weigh Hopper

2019-06-13T16:15:12+09:30 24th February 2016|

AccuWeigh’s South Australian branch is currently supplying and installing a weighing system to a product hopper for a large SA butchery. The system comprises HBM RTN weigh modules along with our AccuWeigh IT1000 Digital Weight Indicator and a small remote weight display was supplied for accurate monitoring of the product level inside the hopper. Read More

Weighbridge Load Cell Servicing Just as Important as Reverification

2019-06-13T16:15:15+09:30 2nd September 2015|

AccuWeigh recently completed a full weighbridge servicing and reverification of a weighbridge for a long-standing customer in Western Australia. Along with the regular calibration and reverification checks, there are other very important items that we also check to ensure the weighbridge complies with the prevailing legislation and performance expectations, like travel stop adjustment. Read More

Convert Any Silo or Bin to a Weighing System

2019-06-13T16:15:20+09:30 24th October 2014|

AccuWeigh's load cell constrainer kits are ideal for converting any existing silo, bin or custom structure in to a weighing system. Each load cell constrainer kit uses a high-capacity canister load cell (those commonly used in weighbridges) and includes an integrated restraints system to prevent sideways movement. Read More

Servicing at the Ports Authority in Honiara

2019-06-13T16:15:23+09:30 5th August 2014|

AccuWeigh's Queensland branch recently sent its service manager, Jason Bailey, to the Solomon Islands to service a steel weighbridge at the Ports Authority in Honiara. Read More