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Enhancing Packaging Efficiency by Leveraging Check Weigher Technology

Enhancing Packaging Efficiency by Leveraging Check Weigher Technology
Packaging companies strive to increase productivity and efficiency while adhering to stringent quality standards, and one technology that has revolutionized this industry is the check weigher. Not only does this remarkable device ensure accurate weight measurement but it's also instrumental in streamlining operations, cutting costs, minimizing wast...
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Five Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing a Checkweigher

Tips on Buying a Checkweigher
Checkweighers are essential equipment for businesses that need to ensure accurate weight measurements for their products. Whether in the food, pharmaceutical, or manufacturing industries, finding the right checkweigher can make a significant difference in your production process. But with so many different options on the market, it can be overwhelm...
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Tips on Finding a Company to Manufacture an Industrial Checkweigher

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When it comes to selecting a manufacturer for industrial checkweighers, there are a number of key factors that a company should consider in order to ensure that they are getting the best product and service for their needs. In this blog post, we'll explore the most important items to look for when selecting a manufacturer for industrial checkweighe...
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Sonic 350 In-Line Drop Nose Reject

Sonic 350 In-Line Drop Nose Reject
The Sonic 350 is a small belt conveyor system for semi-rigid and flexible packages.  We took our tried and true machine and added an in-line drop nose reject, including a stainless steel capture bin. With speeds of up to 200 packages per minute, we can capture every weight, good or bad. Perfect timing allows us to have our reject drop and retr...
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BR30 Pacing Project

BR30 Pacing Project
This past week we were testing out the new pacing wheel addon for our BR30 Checkweigher, which is specifically designed for the beverage/craft beer industry. A "race track" was set up for continuous conveyance, which allows us to test different variables, such as can backup, faster speeds and weight accuracy.   
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HD Checkweigher & Pusher Reject

HD Checkweigher & Pusher Reject
Final assembly has been completed and testing is underway on our latest Heavy Duty Checkweigher & Pusher Reject. Watch the video below to see it in action.   
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Heavy Duty Checkweigher /w Reject Progress

This week our shop is busy building several of our larger heavy duty checkweighers. Our 3rd shop is dedicated to final assembly, where all of our machines are prepped for final assembly, testing and shipping. The video below is a brief look into what our first stages of final assembly look like.  The heavy duty checkweigher in particular is an...
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Wide Belt Sonic 350 Checkweigher

Wide Belt Sonic 350 Checkweigher
This week we're wrapping up assembly on a wide belt Sonic 350 Checkweigher. Rates as high as 200 packages per minute, this robust machine can filter out under or overweight packages. Any packages ranging from 1 to 10 lbs with accuracies as high as +/- 1lb.  If you're packaging rigid, semi-rigid and flexible packages and work in the produce, me...
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BR30 Vision System R&D

BR30 Vision System R&D
We're closing in on our final revision of the BR30 Vision System. One of the last steps is a proper pacing wheel, which will keep cans accurately spaced in order to scan the seams and take weight. https://www.thompsonscale.com/company/news/br30-vision-system-cbc-2019 BR30 Brochure Here's a behind the scenes look at an early prototype.  
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TSC's Shop Log

TSC's Shop Log
This page will be dedicated to showcasing weekly updates on our in-house fabrication and assembly shop. There's a process to how we handle each job that we're very proud of. From receiving the quote to final assembly, you can find behind the scenes photos on our machinery here.   
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The Almond Conference 2019

The Almond Conference 2019
This December, TSC will be partnering with Weight Right and Nuspark to showcase a packaging line in action at The Almond Conference in Sacremento, CA. Our separate booths will come together to build a functioning packaging line, where we'll be filling, rejecting and robotically palletizing 50 pound boxes of almonds. TSC will be in booth 1...
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Pack Expo 2019

Pack Expo 2019
Thompson Scale Company’s exhibit at this year’s Pack Expo, held in Las Vegas September 23rd through the 25th, will showcase our BR30 Vision System ! You can now find us near the front of South Lower Hall in booth S-5812. We expect Pack Expo 2019 to be a great show for Thompson Scale, our reps and OEMs. We look forward to seeing you there!
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BR30 Vision System & CBC 2019

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In April, TSC unvieled our entrance into the craft beer industry! Our latest product, the TSC BR30 , is an in-line vision system combined with the TSC 350 checkweigher for beer canning lines. After a can of beer is seamed, multiple sensors scan the top 50% of each can for dents, double lids and faulty seams. Immediately after, every can is weighed ...
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Pack Expo 2018

Pack Expo 2018
Thompson Scale Company’s exhibit at this year’s Pack Expo, held in Chicago October 14th to 17th, will include a new sanitary design of our small package belt checkweigher, demonstration of our new Model 5511 Field Data Portal and StatPak-PC software. 2018 marks our 4th consecutive year of participating at Pack Expo, and this year we have ...
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Introducing the Incline Checkweigher

Introducing the Incline Checkweigher
Our exclusive flexure scale is the reason we can provide accurate and repeatable weights, even  on inclines up to 12°. The flexure scale sits level, with the mounting framework for the scale  conveyor built to match the degree of incline specific to the application. Packages crossing the  conveyor deliver linear force to the scale, w...
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Introducing TSC’s wide-body manifest checkweigher

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The Model 5511si Checkweigher now offers a range of conveyor sizes from 26” long x 12” wide belt, up to 42” long x 24” wide belt. All conveyors are powered by a 24 VDC motorized drive roller, with variable speed controls built in.  Scale capacities range from a few pounds to 60 lbs., and throughput rates up to 60 per minute. The Model 5511 che...
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Introducing the Sonic 350MDR

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Thompson Scale introduces our newest small package checkweigher conveyor design, the Sonic 350MDR. This innovative and unique design incorporates a 1.2” dia. SS IP67 rated motorized drive roller into the conveyor. This eliminates heavy and expensive external drives and drive components, streamlines the conveyor design, and greatly improves the perf...
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Exxon Installs Filler Upgrade from Thompson Scale

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Introduction The Exxon Chemical Company Resins Finishing Plant in Baton Rouge, LA., produces large volumes of hydrocarbon resins, which are used as adhesives ingredients. High-pressure pumps at a site six miles away deliver a liquid containing 50 to 62 percent resin mixed with a diluent to the plant. The liquid flows through a six-inch pipeline to ...
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Rinker Increases Production with Weighing Equipment and Software

Rinker Increases Production with Weighing Equipment and Software
Advanced Checkweighers Double the Amount of Package Weighments Possible Introduction Rinker Materials Corporation is one of the largest producers of bagged cement, ready mix concrete, and concrete block in the United States. They provide a diversified offering of construction and building materials, including cement, aggregate, brick, glass block, ...
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