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Did You Know Atlantic Has Rental Scales?

Did You Know Atlantic Has Rental Scales?

Service Beyond Expectations & Requirements Recently Atlantic’s Industrial Weighing Division delivered these Low Profile Floor Scales to assist a customer in their inventory control process. For the past 40 years Atlantic Scale has continuously striven to expand and improve our services to better serve and supply the weighing requirements of all our customers. Understanding that […]

Is Your Scale An NTEP Approved Device?

Is Your Scale An NTEP Approved Device?

Why take the time to measure your product if the performance of the scale cannot be assured? Let’s look at a few of the main components of a scale; a scale consists of the chassis, electronics, and weighing (load) cell. Important items to remember is that all scales are not created equal and is the […]

Performance Verification & Routine Testing

Performance Verification & Routine Testing

Quality management of your weighing process begins with selecting the right instrument.  After the weighing instrument has been selected and purchased, the manufacturer or service professional will install it and perform an IQ, OQ, PQ.  The purpose of this initial three-step validation process is to make sure that the weighing instrument is properly installed in […]

The Equipment Validation Process

The Equipment Validation Process

What is an IQ, OQ, PQ, and why is it important? An IQ, OQ, PQ is a three-step equipment validation process.  It ensures that your instrument operates properly and is appropriate for its intended use.  The three steps – IQ, OQ, and PQ – stand for Installation Qualification, Operation Qualification, and Performance Qualification. Installation Qualification […]

Gage Blocks & Thermal Expansion

Gage Blocks & Thermal Expansion

Does Thermal Expansion Impact Gage Blocks? Since gage blocks were invented over a century ago, they have been one of the main tools used in length standardization.  Some of the properties of gage blocks include: the material it is made of, its thermal expansion characteristics, mechanical deformation, and its geometry.  Gage blocks are typically made […]

Battling Uncertainties & Understanding the Minimum Weight

Battling Uncertainties & Understanding the Minimum Weight

Every Measurement Comes with Some Amount of Uncertainty Measurement uncertainty is characterized as the spread of values that can reasonably be attributed to the measurement.  This uncertainty can come from various sources – one of the most obvious being the uncertainty associated with rounding of a measurement.  Measurement instruments have a finite readability; thus, the […]

Atlantic Scale Company Heads for Chem Show 2017

Atlantic Scale Company Heads for Chem Show 2017

As the weather starts to shift, most folks are getting excited for crunchy leaves, pumpkin picking, and Halloween. Here at Atlantic Scale Company, though, we’re already looking forward to this year’s Chem Show! Considering Chem Show only happens every other year, it’s understandable that our team is excited. This year, we’ll not only be there […]

The Key Principles of Air Buoyancy

The Key Principles of Air Buoyancy

When most folks think of buoyancy, their first thoughts are of objects floating in the water. After all, there’s a reason they’re called buoys! While the team at our weight calibration facility doesn’t do much subaquatic measurement, the idea of buoyancy is still an important consideration. To understand how air buoyancy comes into play, a […]

The History of Gage Blocks

The History of Gage Blocks

At our equipment calibration facility, the experts in our state-of-the art metrology lab know the importance of precision firsthand. One measurement that is critical in many industries but seldom touched on is gage blocks, which have been a primary tool for accurately measuring dimension for over a century. The earliest set of gage blocks for […]

Atlantic Scale Weighing Solutions Delivers For Driscoll Foods

Atlantic Scale Weighing Solutions Delivers For Driscoll Foods

  Since 1971 Driscoll Foods has been a premier distributor in the Tri-State Area. Delivering over 10,000 stocked items to customer’s per-day, Driscoll Foods is constantly improving their process to provide quality service. Because of this level of service Driscoll has been expanding. This expansion has led to search for solutions that will make their […]