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Negative Fill Legal for Trade

When dispensing material and selling by weight, a legal-for-trade scale provides the means to execute transactions. In this case, the customer wanted to sell product by weight from a primary holding tank. Deploying a legal-for-trade scale and developing a dispensing control system for the application, we delivered the solution. Enabling the companies that drive our […]

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Another Successful Belt Scale Installation

Another successful belt scale installation being completed by Southwestern Scale. Belts scales are essential to various operations in monitoring productivity and efficiency. In order for belt scales to be effective and accurate they must be installed and calibrated properly. Belt scales are not weighing systems that “just any” scale technician can service and calibrate. Southwestern […]

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The Arizona Department of Weights and Measures

The Arizona Department of Weights and Measures is on pace to increase inspections by 23% in 2017 over 2016. If a scale is out of compliance ADWM will “red tag” the scale and the scale is placed “Out of Service”. At which point the scale cannot legally be used for commercial trade until all of […]

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Industrial Floor Scale Uses

Southwestern Scale Company offers a wide selection of industrial floor scales in addition to an assortment of customization options to meet unique needs. Standard or customized, these scales are built using solid materials, either stainless or carbon steel for long lasting durability. Commonly used on warehouse, shipping or production floors, industrial floor scales are engineered […]

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Arizona Monsoon Season Services

It’s monsoon season again Arizona! The word “monsoon” is derived from the word mausin, Arabic for “season” or “wind shift.” It is now used to refer to a meteorological event that the National Weather Service declared in 2008 stretches from June 15th to September 30th throughout the Southwest region of the United States. Arizona winds […]

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Automated Bucket Filling Station

We are continuing to help our customers improve efficiency and lower operating costs. The latest deliverable is an automated bucket filling station for a customer in the cleaning products and chemicals market space. With the implementation of the filler, resource requirements dropped 60%, allowing those resources to be reallocated to other areas of the operation. […]

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AZ Dept. of Weight and Measures has Increased the Frequency of Scale Inspections

As of July 1, 2016 the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures officially became a component of the Department of Agriculture. This is a very common structure that is used by many other states in our nation, including nearly all of our adjoining states. At Southwestern Scale Company we have seen an increase in the […]

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