Why do we use load cells to measure weight?

2019-05-02T14:52:47+00:00 27th March 2017|

Before we answer the question of why we use load cells to measure weight, let’s take a step back and examine the basics of weighing. Interestingly, weight is actually the amount of force that the acceleration of gravity exerts on an object and because it’s a force, the proper scientific unit of measurement is a Newton, written as N.   However, the conventional definition of weight is actually mass, which is the amount of matter something contains. The need for units of weight and measureme… Read More

National Bakery Replaces Aging Metal Detectors

2018-10-25T13:10:45+00:00 25th March 2017|

  AccuWeigh recently replaced two aging metal detectors with two OCS model HC-M combination metal detector/check weighers at a national bakery’s Brisbane factory. These devices have greater sensitivity than the previous models and also provided the company check-weighing capabilities, essential for all food suppliers. One machine was installed on the pikelet line and the other on the muffin line. OCS is a world-recognised, high-quality manufacturer of food inspection equipment and AccuWeig… Read More

Horses Require Accurate Weighing for Peak Physical Condition

2017-03-01T13:26:56+00:00 1st March 2017|

AccuWeigh Queensland recently serviced one of its horse weighers at a training stable located in Eagle Farm, a horse racing precinct suburb in Brisbane. The horse weigher is used to ensure that all horses in training are at an optimal weight and are in peak physical condition. To ensure that their horse weigher provided reliable weighing results, this customer asked AccuWeigh to service the horse weigher and ensure its calibration was precise. AccuWeigh performed the service and calibration prom… Read More