At American Scale, we provide quality scale servicing and calibration to guarantee accuracy in all your weighing requirements. Our experienced technicians are knowledgeable in calibrating a wide range of products, including balances, truck scales, railroad scales, crane scales, axel scales, high precision scales and more!
American Scale is the answer to all of your equipment issues, no matter how big or small. We can quickly service, repair or calibrate your scales. Our technicians are highly trained and knowledgeable in this field, so you can rest assured that your scales are in good hands. If it is an emergency breakdown, we can even provide you with a rental scale while we get your scales back up and running correctly. At American Scale, our priority is to get your scales back up to their accurate weighing standards as quickly as possible. We are dedicated to providing excellent service every time.
Whether you are needing routine maintenance, preparing for an audit, or in need of an emergency repair we have you covered in Evansville. After 35+ years of scale calibration , we are able to offer the highest quality accredited repairs & scale services. Our scale calibration capabilities include numerous types of digital and mechanical scales such as:
Calibrating a scale is a crucial aspect of achieving accurate and reliable measurements in any field. This process entails testing the scale periodically to identify normal wear and tear which can negatively influence its measurement accuracy, even due to subtle vibrations. Therefore, regular calibration is a necessary practice in order to guarantee that the scale is functioning correctly and providing precise measurements.
1.) For internal calibration, some scales include self-calibrating features that enable them to assess their own accuracy.
2.) External calibration is performed by expert scale technicians who utilize calibration masses, also referred to as test weights, to measure the precision of the scales across various weight ranges.
For any business, precise scale readings are essential for success, making calibrations a critical process. The frequency of calibration relies on various factors, such as scale type and model, usage, and environmental conditions. Annual calibration is a minimum requirement, although it may be necessary to calibrate scales once a month or even more frequently, depending on the circumstances.
To calibrate a scale accurately, calibration weights are placed on the scale, and professional technicians inspect the scale’s indicator to confirm correct weight display. They will rectify any discrepancies found by carrying out essential repairs or adjustments to ensure proper calibration. Upon successful calibration, a certificate will be issued by the technicians, attesting to the scale’s accuracy.
There are several factors that can impact the calibration of scales. One of the most significant factors is wear and tear. Constant usage of scales can lead to wear and tear over time, altering the accuracy of measurement readings. Environmental conditions can also be detrimental to scale calibration, especially if exposed to changes in temperature, and vibrations. Overloading a scale beyond its intended capacity can cause mechanical stress and deformation, leading to inaccurate readings. Power surges, location, and electromagnetic interference from nearby electronic devices and machinery can also negatively influence scale calibration. Lastly, neglecting routine maintenance can affect a scale’s calibration and require more frequent calibration sessions.
Using certified calibration weights, a team of skilled technicians will assess your scale and check its accuracy. They will carefully inspect the display to ensure consistent readings and make any essential repairs or adjustments if discrepancies are detected until the scale is precisely calibrated. After calibration, a certificate verifying the scale’s accuracy is issued.
Choosing a trustworthy scale calibration company necessitates ensuring that the company holds accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and carries out calibrations that trace back to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Adequate expertise and a comprehensive range of capabilities are important aspects to look for to guarantee top-quality results. By keeping these aspects in mind, you can confidently rely on accurate and dependable scale calibrations.
American Scale’s Evansville branch is located at 2102 Kotter Ave, Evansville, IN 47715, which can be conveniently accessed from Old Boonville Highway. Whether you’re in need of scale repairs, maintenance, or calibrations, the Evansville location is equipped with a team of experienced technicians who are dedicated to providing the highest standard of service to meet your needs.