Choosing a Counting Scale

Choosing a Counting Scale

Any products or parts that require tracking by count need a very rugged and reliable precision counting scale, and there are different manufacturers and counting scale models you can pick from.

Precision counting scales are essential for any business that manages inventory, pulls orders from stockrooms for production, creates parts kits, or provides third-party fulfillment services. Any products or parts that require tracking by count need a very rugged and reliable precision counting scale, and there are different manufacturers and counting scale models you can pick from. To ensure you like the best situation, we have gathered some essential features to consider while choosing a precision counting scale for your organization. Read on to learn more!

High Internal Resolution

While a scale is in counting mode, it calculates a piece’s weight to display a count. The piece weight is determined by an internal resolution of your scale, not by a displayed resolution. The high internal resolution will determine the lightest weight change a scale could measure. The higher your internal resolution, the higher the accuracy your piece weight will have, which is essential while weighing and counting your smaller pieces. The increased performance from a higher internal resolution counting scale means greater accuracy occurs in orders and inventory management. This, in turn, leads to much greater customer satisfaction and higher profitability.

Reliable, Rugged, and Built for the Real World

Accurate high internal resolution counting scales will improve operations by minimizing breakdowns and delivering maximum uptime. Unlike lab balances and other high-precision measuring devices, counting scales are usually used in the middle of industrial environments with all of the vibrations, either cold or hot, rough handling, and consistent use of today’s fast-paced production climate. Picking a counting scale that is purposefully designed to provide high accuracy while withstanding the constant use and abuse in the real world is a must to avoid possible inconvenient and costly repairs and downtimes. Counting scales are designed to thrive in these environments and promote high-performance counting work.

Easy to Use

A high-quality and high-precision counting scale delivers excellent accuracy and is easy to use in production. Setting up piece weights and displaying counts in the fewest steps will get your counting scale up and running fast and instantly produce measurable improvements in both productivity and accuracy. Plus, the easier a counting scale is for your organization to use, the more they’ll use it, resulting in much higher accuracy and lower waste. These counting scales are known for this high level of intuitive operation and counting modes, including 1-step and 2-step counting, negative counting, manually entered piece weight, auto sampling to bulk counting, and much more. Visit the Scale People if you’d like to learn more.


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