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Five ICS5 Scale Models Introduced by Mettler-Toledo

Featuring user menus, flexible software, and configurable components

Published: Monday, December 3, 2012 - 13:15

(Mettler Toledo: Columbus, OH) -- METTLER TOLEDO is offering five new scale models in the ICS family: ICS425, ICS435, ICS445, ICS465 and ICS685. The new ICS5 models feature user menus, flexible software and configurable components, ensuring easy integration into even the most complex industrial production lines.

Large alpha-numeric keyboards and clear readouts promote ease of use. Mettler Toledo colorWeight technology enables operators to quickly determine whether a weighing or counting result is below, within, or above the set target.

ICS5 menus are intuitive and make finding and performing specific operations easy. Free, definable soft keys provide operators with the ability to quickly access often-used functions, eliminating hunting-and-pecking for multiple keys. Optional user prompts guide operators step-by-step through every required function, improving accuracy and even safety when working with volatile materials. User management can also be initiated to allocate rights and profiles to different users, which adds a level of security to the weighing process.

The flexible ICS5 scale terminal and platform can be mounted as a compact, standalone, or separate component for easy placement among other equipment or for enhanced ergonomics. Battery cases allow mobile and cable-free operation, even in the most remote corners of a warehouse facility. Digital interfaces can connect to IT systems, additional scales, and label printers at any point along a manufacturing line. These features ensure operators do not have to walk back and forth between components to interpret or label results, speeding up weighing processes and decreasing operator fatigue.

Finally, easy operation is not complete without the ability to track weighing trends and tighten production margins without sacrificing quality. ICS465 and ICS685 include an embedded database with alibi and transaction memory and smart export/import functionality by USB stick or Ethernet, rounding out the scale family’s ability to improve production, save time and money, increase operator satisfaction, and provide more accurate results.

To learn more and to view video of ICS5 scales in action, visit www.mt.com/ind-ics5-easy.


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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.