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Publication Date: 09/2001
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Selecting a gravimetric control system for your package-filling process

If you purchase a gravimetric control system for your package-filling process merely to ensure that your filled package weights comply with government consumer protection regulations, you're missing a great opportunity to improve your company's bottom line. The control system should not only ensure that your filled packages comply with the law but do so with minimal overfilling. This article explains what to look for when choosing a package-filling control system that can contribute to your company's profits.

Whether your dry bulk materials are packaged in bags, boxes, or other containers, each filled package is typically labeled with the content's net weight. Yet many factors -- including the package-filling method, your filling machine's mechanical condition, and the bulk material's density variations -- can cause the actual filled weight to fluctuate slightly from package to package and from the net weight printed on the package label.

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