Scaletron has recently developed new informational sheets geared towards applications in their primary markets. Ten (10) different markets sheets are available that cover a wide range of industries.
The municipal water districts located in Mars Hill and Hampden, Maine wanted to upgrade the older hydraulic scales being used in their water treatment processes. Both districts found that the scales were plagued by inaccurate readings and frequent maintenance, and were easily corroded by the caustic chemicals being used.
The Alexandria Water General Authority in Alexandria, Egypt wanted to upgrade and rehabilitate seven (7) water treatment plants serving the city of Alexandria and nearby districts. Weighing accuracy was a major concern as the current system relied on crane hung balances to weigh ton chlorine containers resulting in inaccurate dosing of chlorine and varying disinfection levels throughout the the water supply.
The water treatment process at an Illinois-based water treatment plant requires adding a specific volume of lime (calcium hydroxide) to a slurry mixing machine. Determination of the exact volume is made by precise weighing of the slurry mixer before and after adding the lime. The constant vibration of the mixer would cause the slurry mixer to "walk" across the scale platform.
A major brand oil refinery located near the Caribbean Sea required scales for weighing ton cylinders of liquefied chlorine. The oil refinery conducted an extensive product review which concluded with the ordering of six Scaletron Model 3001 Ton Cylinder Scales and two Model 1099 Chemical Process Controllers.