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Product News: New Weigh Module for General-Purpose Weighing

5,000 lb through 250,000 lb capacities

Published: Friday, July 16, 2010 - 14:58

(Mettler-Toledo Inc.: Columbus, OH) -- Mettler-Toledo introduces the new SWD440 dual-ended-beam weigh module. The SWD440 weigh modules offer good value for general-purpose weighing of tanks, hoppers, and original equipment manufacturer machinery. They use dual-ended-beam load cells to deliver accurate and repeatable weighing.

The new SWD440 is available in painted carbon steel or glass bead blasted stainless steel mounting hardware. Carbon steel assemblies are provided with the nickel-plated alloy steel model SLD431 load cell, while stainless steel assemblies use the stainless steel model SLD530/SLD531 load cell. They feature a dual-ended-beam design with potted seals that provide IP67 protection.

SWD440 weigh module assemblies are available in 5,000 lb through 250,000 lb capacities.

Most load cells are NTEP-certified per class III and IIIL legal-for-trade requirements. In addition, all load cells meet hazardous area requirements with Factory Mutual Entity approval in the United States and Canada. The high impedance load cell (700 ohm) results in low voltage drop in hazardous areas.


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Originally known for weighing technologies, today Mettler-Toledo International Inc. is a recognized leader in the research and development of products and services in communications, optics, robotics, and other technologies as well as software to integrate these technologies into powerful laboratory, industrial, and retail solutions. Mettler-Toledo offers the most comprehensive range of services in the precision instrument industry on a global level. It is a pioneer in the field of automated chemistry and in developing automatic, accurate, dimensioning and data capture technologies for the transportation/logistics industry.