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How sure are you of your business' industrial measurements?

Operations data can reveal a wealth of information about how a business is performing, covering everything from material usage to invoice accuracy. While every industrial business owner or operator knows how important the collection of information is to improving their organisation, many don't realise that their data collection may not be as accurate as they think. This could be costing them money and negatively impacting productivity.

Your data collection may not be as accurate as you think, and this could be costing you money.

One of the best ways to collect accurate data is with dynamic belt weighers. These units make it possible to measure the exact amount of material processed in a shift, but why is improving accuracy so important here, and what types of belt weighers are best suited to your specific business? 

Improving accuracy in industrial businesses: The benefits

Improving industrial operations accuracy with better belt weighers comes with a range of benefits, including:

  • Knowing exactly how much material is used or processed in a shift.
  • Having more oversight as to how much of a particular product is used in batching and blending.
  • Improved auditing processes.
  • Ensuring invoices are as precise as possible.
  • Being able to better monitor the individual components of a particular process and make improvements. 
  • Increased quality assurance. 

The challenge that comes with achieving greater accuracy in industrial measurements is that every business is different. The type of material being used necessitates a belt weigher specifically designed for the job, which is why it's vital to have the right equipment. 

Different types of manufacturing require specific levels of measurement accuracy. Different types of manufacturing require specific levels of measurement accuracy.

Types of dynamic belt weighing system

Here at SRO Technology, we pride ourselves on matching the right dynamic belt weigher to each and every business we work with. The best belt weigher for a particular situation will usually depend on the level of accuracy that is required. In general, there are three types of situation where belt weigher are required:

  • Process weighing: Measurements accurate to within 1-5 per cent.
  • Precision weighing: Measurements accurate to within 0.25-1 per cent.
  • Custom weighing: When a unique material or product requires custom equipment. 

It's important to get the decision of which belt weigher is best right from the get-go, and the team at SRO Technology has the experience required to configure each device to the right specifications. 

To find out more about how the right dynamic belt weighing system can benefit your business, contact us today.