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Weigh Hopper Calibrations and Safety Go Hand in Hand

2019-06-13T16:15:00+09:30 5th July 2018|

Weigh hoppers are often large containers mounted on load cells. Occasionally, their design may accommodate for easy calibration with the placement of test weights at or near ground level. Often, however, test weights used to calibrate the scale must be placed at height, which represents a significant risk to any service technician. The safety of our service technicians is very important to us, and because of Duty of Care and Chain of Responsibility obligations it should also be very important to… Read More

Loader Scale Calibration

2019-06-13T16:15:00+09:30 28th June 2018|

AccuWeigh recently calibrated a loader scale on a front-end loader. The loader and weighing system will be used at a demolition site to weigh rubble and to load dump trucks with optimal loads in preparation for transportation to the materials recycling centre. AccuWeigh is able to perform loader scale calibrations in situ, and in this instance we calibrated the loader scales inside the building being demolished. We use test weights traceable to national mass reference standards to ensure accurat… Read More

Recycling Weighbridge Calibrated at Waste Transfer Station

2019-06-13T16:15:01+09:30 11th March 2018|

A weighbridge at a Brisbane refuse station used for weighing vehicles with recyclable materials was recently calibrated, adjusted and reverified by AccuWeigh. The weighbridge was calibrated using AccuWeigh’s weighbridge ‘calibration test rig’ unit which is a prime mover with a trailer designed to safely transport mostly 2 tonne test weights and a forklift. Although Australian legislation does not state an expiry date for weighbridge verification periods, it is best practice for weighbridge… Read More

Calibration Visit to NSW Macadamia Farm

2019-06-13T16:15:01+09:30 2nd March 2018|

One of the many important services that AccuWeigh offers is calibration of weighing systems, both big and small. Calibration is the process of determining the relationship (that is, the error) between the weight reading and the weight on the weigh receptor. Organisations can only operate with confidence when they are certain that they can rely on the accuracy of the readings supplied by their weighing systems at all times, and regular calibration services provided by AccuWeigh provides them this… Read More

New Discontinuous Totalising Automatic Weighing Instrument Verified by AccuWeigh

2019-06-13T16:15:14+09:30 22nd October 2015|

AccuWeigh has recently completed the testing and verification process for a new automated weighing and discharge system for a new grain export facility in Bunbury, WA. The system, known as a Discontinuous Totalising Automatic Weighing Instrument (DTAWI) or a DATH weigher, was bought from overseas and shipped to the Bunbury site to enable the facility to load ships accurately. 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

Weighbridge Clean-Out and Overhaul Completed North-East of Perth

2019-06-13T16:15:17+09:30 15th April 2015|

A market leading fertiliser company had significant accuracy issues with their weighbridge at their Goomalling depot in WA, north east of Perth. The design of the weighbridge was such that very little space was available to enable the customer to be able to effectively remove the build-up of debris between the weighbridge deck and foundation. 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