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Do you have an old mechanical truck scale that is nearing “end-of-life”? Southwestern Scale can provide a solution, with the least amount of disruption to your operations. In most cases we are able to utilize the existing scale pit, with minimal modifications, and install a modern, electronic truck scale. To see this process from...

Scale Transaction Data

Simplify the way you capture, retain, and analyze your scale transaction data We have released the S1280 scale transaction data management tool for immediate availability. The S1280 automatically and permanently records scale transactions (“tickets”) to your local computer. Options also include delivery of transactions via email or text, as well as printing tickets or...

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...

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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...

Integrating Modern Technology with Legacy Communication Protocol Infrastructure

Southwestern Scale Co., Inc. has finalized a project that entailed integrating a Rice Lake 920i indicator with a customer’s Modbus Plus legacy communication protocol infrastructure. The Super Sack filling operation was using an aging and obsolete Mettler Toledo JagExtreme indicator with JagMax application software.  In this case the customer imposed a specific requirement in...

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