Five factors that can affect your weighing system's accuracy
You can ensure that your weighing system performs accurately by choosing components suited to your application and taking steps to control environmental and other forces acting on the system. This article discusses five factors that can affect the weighing system's accuracy and provides advice on selecting, installing, and operating the system to handle these factors.
Weighing to measure dry bulk material quantities and flowrates has several benefits: Unlike volumetric measurement, weighing can measure a material quantity without correction factors for the material's bulk density. Weighing doesn't require contact with the material, making it suitable for measuring corrosive materials and operating in corrosive environments. It's also a widely accepted means of quantifying packaged products for sale.