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Publication Date: 09/1989
Pages: 3
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Electronic scale improves accuracy of powder weighing

Scale platform and digital indicator allow Dow Chemical to accurately and reliably weigh 30-gallon fiber drums as they're filled with a pharmaceutical powder.

At its Michigan Division in Midland, Mich., The Dow Chemical Company manufactures a pharmaceutical powder that it sells in 3O-gallon fiber drums. Accurate shipping weight is essential for the high-value product -- underweight drums result in dissatisfied customers, while overweight drums reduce profits.

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