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Installation of a Combination Truck/Rail Scale Into an Existing Pit

THE PROBLEM A prominent company in the minerals sector, operating in Arizona, had a mechanical, concrete deck, combination truck and rail scale that needed to be replaced. The scale was in very poor condition and was beyond repair The deck was deteriorating and could no longer be “temporarily repaired” The mechanical suspension exhibited excessive corrosion, […]

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In Line Checkweighers, a Must For Production and Packaging Lines!

In-line checkweighers are an invaluable component and tool in assuring the highest quality in most, if not all, production and packaging lines.  In-line checkweighers are an invaluable tool for automated product inspection. Businesses that are based on: Product packaging and order filling Produce packaging Food packaging Chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing Automated production lines These are […]

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Southwestern Scale Plays a Part in Achieving a Guinness World Record!

Southwestern Scale has sponsored and supported the efforts of El Sol Foods’ successful attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest serving of salsa! The record was broken on Friday, March 7th, 2014 with a giant tub of salsa weighing in at a whopping 7308 lbs! The floor scale that was donated […]

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Abel Cable Makes Data Management Simple

Southwestern Scale Company, Inc.  2535 W. Broadway Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85041 (602) 243-3951 www.SWSCALE.com Do you want your scale data to be dumped into an excel spreadsheet every time you weigh something? Ask us about the Able Cable! This smart cable:  Provides a direct connection between your scale indicator and your PC, MAC, or laptop   Instantly uploads […]

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Begin the New Year With Southwestern Scale Co., Inc.

  Southwestern Scale Company, Inc. Loader Scales Weight data is used to monitor many functions within an operation which, if used properly, will improve processes and efficiency, as well as improve safety. Counting Scales Call us today to schedule an appointment to discuss your new year’s improvement plans. (602) 243-3951 www.SWSCALE.com Crane Scales Ring in […]

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Today is National Tradesmen Day!

Honoring the Southwestern Scale Team on National Tradesmen Day! Today is National Tradesmen Day! At Southwestern Scale we want to honor all of the hard working & dedicated men & women that keep us running strong.  We honor our own team of tradesmen & send a shout out to all of you too! It’s your […]

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#1 Truck Scale in Arizona

The SIDEWINDER from Southwestern Scale is the single most widely used truck scale in the state of Arizona. We are proud of this #1 status. But perhaps you are wondering how this has been achieved? Well, there are several factors that create this quality low-profile haul truck scale.  First of all, we give credit to […]

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

When dedicated, hardworking family men come together with a vision they can achieve great success. Sounds like an encouraging headline for a motivational speaker or life coach, right? Well, this is actually a description of the men that founded Southwestern Scale Company.  A family owned business that began in the late 1940’s is now proudly […]

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Steel Deck or Concrete Truck Scales

What is the difference between a steel deck or concrete deck on truck scales? This is a question we receive at Southwestern Scale Company quite often by new users. Below we have compared the basic differences of each. Steel Deck Steel Deck Truck Scales are built with more structural steel, an innovative design, a superior […]

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