to choose a Scale ?
are a number of factors that must be considered
when purchasing a scale, whether it be
a fine laboratory balance or truck scale,
before determining the best buy in terms
of quality and price.
questions to ask
What are the largest and smallest weights
you need to weigh?
* Will what you normally weigh fit on
the base of the scale?
* What is the minimum accuracy you need?
* Is the scale in a harsh or hazardous
* Do you need the indicator to control
any external devices - i.e. remote displayboards,
* Will the scale have to be moved around
from time to time?
are answers to some Frequently asked questions
What kind of scale do I need?
This depends entirely on the application,
the degree of accuracy required and whether
or not it is required to be legal for
How rugged are your scales and will they
be suitable for a harsh enviroment?
Goldtech Scales offers scales that are
designed to be effective in the type of
enviroment in which they will be used.
Once we know the application we can help
you determine the scale that will best
suit your need.
Do you have portable scales?
We sell portable scales that can run on
AC or DC power for every application from
laboratory balances to portable heavy
duty scales scales.
Can my scale be interfaced to a printer
Many scales have an output port (RS232)
for use with an external device i.e. computer,
printer, remote displayboard, etc. In
some cases the output port can be added
as an option.
How much will a scale cost?
There are many different scales available
for a variety of applications and the
cost is dependent on such factors as capacity,
accuracy and output devices.
What warranty do scales carry?
All digital scales carry a minimum of
one year while some components, i.e. load
cells and structural steel truck scale
bridges, carry a more extensive warranty.
Goldtech Scales for the answers to any
questions that you may have regarding
your present weigh system or a new scale,
e-mail our experienced sales and service
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