Material Weighing Systems

Material Weighing Systems are useful for automatic batching one ingredient at a time using single or multiple scales. A Manual Material Weighing System ensures batch integrity, quality & consistency (Ingredient Weighments within a Programmable Tolerance).

Common Weighing systems provided by Sterling:

Manual Material Weighing Systems

Manual Material Weighing Systems are useful for automatic batching one ingredient at a time using single or multiple scales. Manual Material Weighing ensures batch integrity, quality & consistency (Ingredient Weighments within a Programmable Tolerance).

Material Weighing System Features:

  • Batches are Manually or Automatically Introduced to Mixer
  • Report Generation & Main Batching System & Interface to Upper Level Systems
  • Lot Tracking

Material Weighing System Design considerations

  • Batch Size and Rate
  • Accuracy Requirements and Space Constraints
  • Ceiling Height
  • Raw Material Source Packaging (Bag, Box, Bulk Bags, Totes, Drums…)
  • Supply Bin Filling, Size/Capacity, Level Indication and Lid Designs
  • Product Contact & Non-contact Construction (Stainless Steel, Mild Steel or Plastic)
  • Construction Finish (Agricultural, Industrial or Food)

Semi-Automatic Material Weighing Systems

Semi-Automatic Material Weighing Systems Weigh Ingredients via a feeding device and batches are manually introduced to the mixer

  • Used for Automatic Batching Application
  • Ensures Batch Integrity, Quality & Consistency (Ingredient Weighment within a Programmable Tolerance)
  • Lot tracking
  • Report Generation & Main Batching System & Interface to Upper-Level Systems

System design considerations

  • Batch Size
  • Accuracy Requirements
  • Batch Rate
  • Product Flow Characteristics
  • Space Constraints
  • Ceiling Height
  • Raw Material Source Packaging (Bag, Box, Bulk Bags, Totes, Drums…)
  • Supply Bins Filling
  • Supply Bin
    • Size/Capacity
    • Discharge Design (Mass Flow)
    • Level Indication
    • Bin Agitation
    • Access Doors
    • Lid Designs
  • Feeder Type and Size/Capacity (Standard Duty or Heavy Duty)
  • Product Contact & Non-contact Construction (Stainless Steel, Mild Steel or Plastic)
  • Construction Finish (Agricultural, Industrial or Food)

Automatic Material Weighing Systems

  • Automatically Weighs Ingredients via Feeding Device. Batches are Automatically Introduced to Mixer
  • Used for Automatic Batching Application (On-Line & Off-Line Applications)
  • Insures Batch Integrity
  • Insures Batch Quality & Consistency (Ingredient Weighment within a Programmable Tolerance)
  • Lot Tracking
  • Report Generation & Main Batching System & Interface to Upper Level Systems

System design considerations

  • Batch Size
  • Accuracy Requirements
  • Batch Rate
  • Product Flow Characteristics
  • Space Constraints
  • Ceiling Height
  • Raw Material Source Packaging (Bag, Box, Bulk Bags, Totes, Drums…)
  • Supply Bins Filling
  • Supply Bin
    • Size/Capacity
    • Discharge Design (Mass Flow)
    • Level Indication
    • Bin Agitation
    • Access Doors
    • Lid Designs
  • Feeder Type and Size/Capacity (Standard Duty or Heavy Duty)
  • Product Contact & Noncontact Construction (Stainless Steel, Mild Steel or Plastic)
  • Construction Finish (Agricultural, Industrial or Food)