CHECKWEIGHING CASE STUDIES

  • Overcoming HACCP Obstacles With Combination Metal Detection / Checkweighing Systems
    Overcoming HACCP Obstacles With Combination Metal Detection / Checkweighing Systems

    It’s a “no-brainer” to keep customers safe by making sure that no washer, bolt, nut, or other metal contaminant has made it through the long, complicated trail from farm field, to the packaging line, and into the sack of flour. This case study shows how one food manufacturer, Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Store and Visitors Center, did just that by implementing a combination food metal detector/checkweigher system.

  • Portion Control: Flow Meters Vs. Weight Control
    Portion Control: Flow Meters Vs. Weight Control

    Royal Food Products could continue its portion control method using flow meters or find a new way of weighing individual ingredients. The company's plant engineer explains the choice to use load cells.

  • How Load Cells Increased Ice Cream Manufacturing Accuracy
    How Load Cells Increased Ice Cream Manufacturing Accuracy

    The University of Wisconsin is a national leader in the research and development of dairy science. When it became necessary to update their mixing processes, they chose to update their system to take advantage of the benefits offered by load cells over pressure gauges. They turned to one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial technologies to supply the controller, mounting kits, and load cells for the university’s dairy mixing requirements.

  • Brewing Company Assures Fill Levels With Checkweigher System

    At Matt Brewing Company, attention to detail and uncompromising commitment to quality are the signature trademarks of the company and their award-winning Saranac beers. Concerned with accuracy and reliability, the company wanted to assure every customer receives a full can of beer every time, so they searched for a gamma fill level inspection system and instead, became the first brewer in the world to use this new checkweigher technology for 100 percent inspection.

    By Kyle Thomas, Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

  • Accurate Weighing Of Chocolate Products
    Accurate Weighing Of Chocolate Products

    Swiss chocolate manufacturer Chocolat Frey AG has been successfully using advanced quality assurance systems in its production efforts. This case study shows how the company tackled the challenge of food safety and quality assurance through the use of advanced checkweighers.

  • Frozen Cake Manufacturer Uses Combination Metal Detector & Checkweigher Unit To Assure Quality
    Frozen Cake Manufacturer Uses Combination Metal Detector & Checkweigher Unit To Assure Quality

    Maximum product quality has to be guaranteed, and has come to be expected, from the customers of this frozen dessert specialist. Top quality checkweighing and metal detection systems are essential in ensuring this quality.

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CHECKWEIGHING WHITE PAPERS & ARTICLES

  • Calculating The Total Cost Of Ownership Of Production Line Equipment
    Calculating The Total Cost Of Ownership Of Production Line Equipment

    Considering TCO helps to understand better the costs over and above the purchase price and also – when suppliers have differing offers – to compare them and ultimately to substantiate the investment decision.

  • Slope’s Effect On Accurate Weighing
    Slope’s Effect On Accurate Weighing

    Scales are designed with the assumption there is only a vertical force. This article shows formulas explaining slope's effect on accurate weighing and how to adjust scales based on sloped floors.

  • IFS Food Version 6 Compliance For Checkweigher Applications
    IFS Food Version 6 Compliance For Checkweigher Applications

    This paper outlines some of the main changes introduced by the IFS Food Version 6 Standard and how a checkweighing solution can ensure compliance with these new regulations. It considers what additional elements should be included in the process in order to safeguard customer welfare and provide the basis for a robust due diligence defence.

  • Enhancing Scale Performance For Multi-Component Batching

    Compounding liquid solutions or blending powders into a final mixture are common industrial weighing applications. This paper suggests methods to enhance scale performance in multicomponent batches.

  • Identify Product Defects And Eliminate Contaminants With One Inspection System
    Identify Product Defects And Eliminate Contaminants With One Inspection System

    Combination systems are becoming more popular, integrating the technologies of multiple inspection systems into one physical system.

  • Technical Paper: SFT Vibrating Wire Weighing Technology

    In the three decades since its introduction, vibrating wire weighing technology has established a strong reputation in the process marketplace for its high accuracy, long term stability, and operational reliability. This article traces the evolution of vibrating wire weighing technology driven by application and economic needs. By K-Tron Process Group

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CHECKWEIGHING PRODUCTS

Precision Compression Load Cell PR 6201 Precision Compression Load Cell PR 6201

The PR 6201 range of load cells is specially designed for weighing silos, tanks and process vessels.

Packaging Checkweigher – C3000 Packaging Checkweigher – C3000

Imagine a checkweighing system engineered to precisely meet your requirements. A checkweighing system that is adaptable in the best possible way to numerous applications with a robust reliable design. This, and an outstanding performance is your key to a future-proof dependable investment.

WeighChek CH3 Checkweigher WeighChek CH3 Checkweigher

Lock Inspection Systems launched its new range of Checkweighers in 2000. This WeighChek range provides unparalleled accuracy for inline weighing and detection of under/over weight products within various industries.

9400 XS Canweigh™ Checkweigher 9400 XS Canweigh™ Checkweigher

The 9400 XS Canweigh™ checkweigher, ideal for round containers such as cans and bottles, uses the patented Hi-Speed technology that eliminates timing screws and integrates timing, spacing, and scale sections, allowing seam-to-seam weighing that enables the checkweigher to run at the same speed as the balance of the line

End of Line Packaging Checkweigher, Model XE100 End of Line Packaging Checkweigher, Model XE100

The XE100 checkweigher is perfect for use in logistics and end-of-line packaging applications, where strict demands are placed on accuracy and ease of operation.

Checkweigher And Metal Detector Combination Systems Checkweigher And Metal Detector Combination Systems

Bringing together these two technologies with a single touchscreen user interface makes these combination systems optimal for all applications that require an effective brand protection program, and where floor space is at a premium.

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CHECKWEIGHING NEWS

  • Weighing And Controlling Technology Combined In A Single Device

    Bizerba will be presenting a new generation of terminals at LogiMAT 2012 in Stuttgart. The company has combined weighing and controlling technology in one single device for the very first time. With this innovation, food manufacturers, bakeries, breweries and grain and feed manufacturers will be able not only to save space and costs but to simplify their production processes

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CHECKWEIGHING MULTIMEDIA

Raising The Contaminant Detection Bar Raising The Contaminant Detection Bar

During an interview at PACK EXPO 2014, Rob Tiernay, Director of Sales for North America at Anritsu Industrial Solutions USA, discussed with Todd and Todd what to consider when choosing technology for contamination detection. 

Why Food Inspection Solutions Are Absolutely Necessary Why Food Inspection Solutions Are Absolutely Necessary

In an interview at 2014’s PACK EXPO, Viggo Nielsen, General Manager at Mettler Toledo Safeline, took time to speak with Todd Schnick and Todd Youngblood about the effects FSMA regulations are having on food packaging and inspection. 

Best QA Practices in Metal Contamination Control Best QA Practices in Metal Contamination Control

Kris Tompkins was recent interviewed at INTERPHEX 2014 to discuss the importance of inspection systems in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

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