Are you at risk for a dust exposion?

How to Avoid a Dust Explosion

Powders or dusts can be a byproduct of many manufacturing processes. Many operators and production managers are not aware that dusts poses a danger of fire or explosion. So how can you ensure the safety of your staff and facility? There are steps you can take to minimize your risk of a dust explosion, including:…

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European Consumer Protection

European Consumer Protection

How rapid alert systems protect consumers Every year a variety of products are being manufactured, processed or designed in a way that they endanger health. However, there are requirements and specifications designed to protect the consumer. If these requirements are not met, the product should disappear quickly and completely from the market. To make this…

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Routine Testing of Laboratory Balances

Routine Testing of Laboratory Balances

Routine testing of laboratory balances by the user is essential to uncover malfunctions early and eliminate inaccuracies that would otherwise go undetected until your next service calibration. With this guide you will discover what is really essential for testing your laboratory balances and how to put routine balance testing into practice to ensure your weighing…

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5 Safety Tips for Tank Weighing

5 Safety Tips for Tank Weighing

Preventing accidents that could result in the loss of life or harm personnel is the most important task for all responsible managers. For this reason, it is essential to pay attention to the most important safety tips in tank and silo design. Learn about potential dangers that can damage a tank system or weigh modules,…

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Spectrophotemtry Applications and Fundamentals

Fundamentals of Spectrophotometry

Optical spectroscopy in the ultraviolet and visible (UV/VIS) light spectrum is one of the most common techniques for the physical characterization of fluids in a laboratory environment. Based on the absorption of light by a sample, it is widely used across a broad range of fields and applications in research, production and quality control.   UV/VIS…

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Safe and Compliant Hazardous-Weighing at Every Step

Safe and Compliant Hazardous-Weighing at Every Step

Weighing equipment in potentially explosive environments must fulfill stringent regulatory requirements to ensure process safety. Not only is selection and installation of certified equipment specified, but also inspection and maintenance processes for the lifetime of its operation. This Quicknote provides recommendation steps in how to ensure safe, compliant and productive weighing processes for the entire…

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How to achieve double compliance with checkweighing

Double Compliance – Checkweighing of Aerosols

Peter Kwasny GmbH is a German producer of spray paints with a production volume of 30,000,000 aerosol cans a year. The company mainly supplies industrial customers. The great number of different products demands a high degree of automation. To optimize its production line, Kwasny heavily invested in new automation technology and equipment, including an advanced inline checkweighing system.

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Ensure Reliable and Consistent Moisture Results

Ensure Reliable and Consistent Moisture Results

The performance of any sensitive measuring equipment has the potential to vary during operation because of a number of factors, some of which can be difficult to control. For this reason, it is highly recommended that all measuring instruments, including moisture analyzers, are regularly checked in order to ensure high quality results.

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