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Process Weighing
Lean Process Flow
with Optimized Automation and Control
Weighing in Your Process
Real Benefits
for Each of Your Applications
Streamline your production line, improve equipment
efficiency, increase functionality with no additional cost,
reduce waste, no more trade-off between accuracy and
throughput. These are your challenges… and ours as well.
Your
Application
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Integration, communication, and
control fully compliant with your
industry's specific requirements
Tank weighing for
raw material storage
Tank weighing for temporary
storage and / or material transfer
We support you in every
step of your production
Goods-in and
Material stock
Material Transfer
Your
Benefits
Seamless integration of
weighing solutions into your
industry's specific processes
We understand your business
and offer you tailored solutions
Easy integration and process
control with broad connectivity
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Inventory Management
•Fulltransparencyofstock
material
•Accurateplanningofstock
material
•Minimizedmaterialwaste
•IntegrationwithERP
Material Transfer
•Real-timestockdata
availability
•Avoidingmaterial
shortages
•Optimizedmaterialusage
•Reducedmaintenancecost
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Sequential or simultaneous
addition of multiple raw materials
by weight to produce a specified
product
Gain-in-Weight
applications
Checkweighing applications,
integration of Product Inspection
equipment and Weighbridges
into the production line
Processing
Batching, Filling, Dispensing
•Increasedproductivityandyield
•Simultaneousmaterialbatching
•AutomaticMaterialTransfer
Control
•Minimizedcross-contamination
•Minimizedproductioncosts
Feeding
•Highestaccuracy
•Maximizedproductivity
Packaging
Filling
•High-speedofexecution
•Maximizedaccuracyand
throughput
•Automatedtrackingandtracing
•Minimizedhumanintervention
•Minimizedmaterialwaste
Dispatch and
Goods-out
Vehicle Solutions
•Highlyaccurateinventory
management
•Minimaldowntimethanksto
predictive diagnostic and sturdy
design
Checkweighing / Product Inspection
•Highestthroughputandaccuracy
•Easyandquickproduct
changeover
•Compliancewithnetcontent
legislation
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ForEachandEveryIndustry
How do You Integrate Weighing
into Your Process?
Getting the design and operational specifications right and selecting
the proper equipment for your process are essential steps for success.
Easy-to-operate for End-users
Your brand is related to high-quality products. We help you deliver predictable and consistent quality
in compliance with the latest regulations. No compromises on safety and productivity.
Easy-to-integrate for OEM / System Integrators / Engineering Companies
Fromequipmentselectiontoinstallation,operation,andmaintenance,weprovideyouwithacompetent
consultationpackage.Ourtechnicalexpertiseandleading-edgeweighingtechnologyofferyoustate-of-the-art
weighing solutions tailored to your processes.
Fine & Specialty
Chemicals
Keep up with market demands by
boosting production, reducing waste
and maintaining continuous uptime
in demanding environments (harsh,
riskofexplosion,extremeoperating
conditions).
Create value through differentiation.
Innovation makes your products
globally competitive and your company flourish. Your industry requires
higher efficiency and lower costs.
Weighing equipment with high
functionality combined with rugged
industrial design, high ingress
protection and hazardous area
approvals.
State-of-the-art technology
that empowers you to develop
high-performance and reliable
processes. These are essential to
achieve cost reduction and to
increase your return on investment.
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Petrochemicals
& Bulk Chemicals
Our
Solutions
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Traceable automatic, semi-automatic
and manual batching, dosing, filling
and portioning in wet areas with
HACCPrequirements,whileminimizing overfilling and complying
with strict underfilling requirements.
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Heavilyregulatedenvironments
need special consideration! GMP
and GAMP compliance set the
pace of your process. Accuracy
and hygiene are critical to quality.
Formulationsoftwarewithreporting
tools and central data management.
High-resolutionscalesandplatforms, monitoring features and service tools guarantee that you are
delivering consistent high quality.
Accurate weighing equipment,
developed strictly according to
EHEDG,NSFandGMPguidelines.
Statistical quality control solutions
monitor quality, compliance,
and costs.
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Addressing Each of Your Needs
We Understand Your Business
and Offer You Tailored Solutions
A process weighing solution is ideally complemented with industry-specific knowledge.
We are your reliable partner, understanding your needs and working with you to elaborate
cost-effective and quality-compliant solutions, anywhere around the globe.
Your Requirements
Compliance
•Safetyandattentiontothe
environment are legally enforced
•Global/localapprovals,
e. g.ATEX,FM,UL,NEPSI,TIIS
•Seamlessintegrationinto
the process
•Samefunctionalityandperformance regardless the Zone / Div.
•Compliant/qualifiedequipment
•Optimalvalidatedprocess
•Sterileorharshenvironments
•QualityAssurance
•TrackingandTracing
Uncompromised safety
and performance
Minimization
of the audit risk
•Acomprehensiverangeof
certified products
•Compliancetothemostrecent
global and local regulations
•Legalfortradesolutions
•DesignapplyingHACCP,EHEDG,
NSFandGMP
•Equipmentqualificationtools
•StatisticalQualityControl
software
•Automaticdatacollectionand
reporting tools
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Safety
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Process Weighing
Global Partnership
Ensures Your Success
Global partnership means:
•ApplicationConsulting
•QualityandCompliance
•CustomizationService
•InstallationandIntegration
•UptimeAssurance
•GlobalExportServiceSupport
•CalibrationandMaintenance
•GlobalPartsSupport
Productivity
Connectivity
Service
•Equipmentfunctionality
•Productionspeed
•Adaptabilitytochanges
•Reliabilityformaximizeduptime
•Minimizedcostsandwaste
•Real-timedataavailability
•Communicationviamultiple
protocols
•Reliableconnectivityinharsh
environments
•Lowerout-of-specification
product liability
•Reliableoperationandmanaged
maintenanceexpense
•Minimized maintenance downtime
and costs
•Easyinstallation,calibrationand
qualification of equipment
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Our global distribution, sales and service are nearby
in Europe, the Americas and Asia. This ensures that
you can receive support and services according to your
needs everywhere around the globe.
Efficient and reliable
equipment
Flexible communication
for easy control
Preventive / predictive maintenance
and qualified installation
•Ruggedstainlesssteeldesign
•High-speedfillingandmaterial
transfer control
•High-speeddataprocessing
•Multiple-speedcapabilities
•Selfdiagnosticandpredictive
maintenance
•Broadconnectivityusing
all major global protocols
•Directcontrolofvalvesand
other discrete I/O devices
•DirectconnectivitytoPLC
and PCs
•Calibrationspecifictoprocess,
industry and regulatory requirements
•Minimumweightdetermination
and certification
•PreventativeandPredictivemaintenance services
•Equipmentinstallation,calibration and qualification
GMP
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Communication and Process Control
Easy Integration and Process Control
with Broad Connectivity
Enterprise Level (Plant Network, Ethernet)
Production Management Level (Ethernet IP, Profinet)
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Industrial PC
SCADA
Visualization
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Weighing terminals
and controllers
IND890
Controllers
Control Level (Profibus®, Allen-Bradley® RIO, ControlNet™, Modbus TCP) and Bridges
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Weighing terminals
and controllers
Controllers
and Bridges
Links, Servo
drive amplifier
IND780
IND560
Sensor Level (DeviceNet®)
IND131
Remote I/O
Switches, push-buttons, lights,
valves, electro motors, …
Flow, pressure,
level transmitters
IND331
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Weight transmitters
and weighing terminals
Valves
Dedicated solutions for fast communication and real-time process control.
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Weigh Modules,
Load Cells, Platforms
IND110
Weight Transmitter
IND131
Process Transmitters
State-of-the-art weighing
technologies to meet most
quality standards. Weighing
ranges from few grams to
several hundred tons.
The IND110 provides an economical way to connect an
analog strain gauge scale or
weigh module via 4 – 20mA
to process control equipment.
Ultra-fastA/Dconversion
and digital filtering with a
compact footprint. A crisp
OLED display makes configuration very convenient.
Know-how
Flexible communication
interfacing with
multiple standards
Consult our Industrial and
Weighing Component Catalogs
for the full solution portfolio.
Speed and flexibility in process control
Choose between direct PLC or PC communication interfaces and / or
digital I/O control for direct control of valves without the need of an
additional PLC. The weighing terminal provides target / setpoint control.
METTLERTOLEDOprocess terminals update weight measurement
atthefrequencyof366HzandPLCandDIOupdatesofupto50Hz.
Your operations can be controlled faster and more reliably.
Order your free calalog:
www.mt.com/ind-catalog
www.mt.com/weighingcomponent-catalog
IND331
Process Terminals
IND560 Process and
Conveyor Terminal
IND690 Application
Terminal
IND780 High End
Process Terminal
Offer the same functionality of
an IND131, but with an additional panel-mount display.
The design allows for remote
installation of the display,
separated from the electronics.
Dedicated software for process weighing, dosing, filling
and in-motion weighing in
conveyors.
Controls up to 4 scales for
formulation, dosing, filling,
totalizing, classifying and
counting. The IND690 can
also be customized to fit any
special requirements.
Controls up to 4 scales with
ultrafast A/D conversion and
I/O update rate. Software pacs
for batching, formulation,
vehicle weighing and customized applications.
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Goods-in and Material Transfer
Lean Inventory Control
No More Than Needed to Get the Job Done!
Effective inventory control is vital for your business performance. Very often CEOs and
CFOs believe that their companies carry 25 to 40 percent excess inventory. Weighing
makes you lean!
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An efficient inventory monitoring
strategy utilizes the right hardware
to ensure that the stocked materials
such as solids, liquids, and gases
are quantified accurately. This
means reliable weighing, whether
they are stored in tanks, big bags,
or barrels. With our solutions,
i. e. weigh modules and data transmitterscombinedtoexpertweighing systems, you are laying the
foundation for an efficient inventory
monitoring strategy.
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www.mt.com/weigh_modules
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Weigh Modules
Also benefit from:
•Sturdycomponentdesign
•Nocross-contamination
•Accuratemeasurementof
material inside vessels
with nonstandard shape
or uneven accumulation
PinMount SWC515
Convert any structure, tank, or
conveyor into a robust and accurate
scale.From5kgupto300tons,
for dynamic or static applications,
in tension or in compression.
Accurate and reliable
measurements also with:
•Slurries
•Gases
•Fluidswithfluctuatingdensity
•Aggressivechemicalmaterials
•Foamingmaterials
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Tips and Tricks
Accurate, reliable,
and traceable results
with the appropriate
calibration method
Real-time data, speed, and flexibillity for optimal
inventory planning
Accuratemeasuring,flexiblecommunications,real-timedatatransferwith
PLCs and direct control of the system elements: each process requires
dedicated solutions. The equipment needs to be rugged to withstand any
industrialenvironment.Expectationsfromprocessequipmentaretherefore
very high. The new IND131 and IND331 compact terminals bring unrivalled versatility and uncompromised speed and accuracy to the basic
weighing applications in process control.
•DirectconnectivitytoPLCand
DCS via all commonly used standard communication protocols.
•SDmemorycardforsavinguser
configurations and ensuring fast
restoration or duplication of settings on replacement terminals.
www.mt.com/ind131
IND131 / 331: Four versions, one family
Besides the traditional calibration
method with independent zero and
span calibration, step calibration
uses a combination of certified
weights and mass substitution.
Additionally,METTLERTOLEDO
offersCalFREE™.Thisisourelectronic calibration method without
test weights for large tanks or silos
where the use of test weights is
not practical.
www.mt.com/calfree
Consult also our "Weigh
ModuleSystemsHandbook"
to read more about tank
weighing applications.
IND131 + detachable
panel display = IND331
IND131junctionbox
scale terminal
IND331
The IND131 terminal unit
is DIN rail mounted. The
IND331 terminal consists
of an IND131 unit and a
detachable panel display
with scale function keys.
TheIND131junctionbox
scale terminal features an
IND131 DIN unit and a
load cell summing board
mounted in a robust stainless steel IP69K-rated
enclosure.
The IND331 terminal,
desk or wall mounted,
is housed in a stainless
steel enclosure with
an IP66 rating for harsh
environments.
www.mt.com/
ind-system-handbook
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Processing–Batching,Filling,Dispensing
Your Formulation Task
Plug-and-PlayorFreelyProgrammable
IND560
Every weighing task has its own special conditions and requires a specialist’s knowledge
and experience. This is why experts in the industry and our development department have
created the application-specific software pacs to configure the weighing terminal with total
flexibility to your specific requirements.
Fill-560
Weigh-in / weigh-out
sequences
WiththeFill-560application,the
IND560 becomes capable of handlingcombinationsofcomplex,
multi-material filling and dosing
sequences.Fillwithonematerialor
blend up to four materials in the
weigh-in cycle. Dump the entire
contents or dose out multiple times
into containers. Any specific application can be easily configured and
customized precisely to your needs.
Fill / Dump
Blend / Dose
•Fill
•Fill/Dump
•Fill/Dose
•Dose
•Blend
•Blend/Dump
•Blend/Dose
Fill-560:theplugandplayfillingsolutionofthe
IND560
www.mt.com/IND560fill
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Fill-560 and FormWeigh.Net®
TheFill-560canworktogetherwiththeFormWeigh.Net® Dispensing
module for automatically dosing different components. The quantities
are automatically dispensed and controlled by the recipe stored in
FormWeigh.Net®. Automated and manual dosing can be easily combined for thehighestaccuracy,speed,andflexibilityofyourformulation
processes.
Expandablewith
more than 4 valves
per IND560 and with
several IND560-fill
stations
Ethernet
Full SAP integration
Supervisor
monitoring station
FormWeigh.Net®
station
IND560-fill
FormWeigh.Net ®
FormWeigh.Net ® is a formulation system.
It consists of a weighing terminal, weighing platforms, a barcode reader, and
a printer. It allows for central data management and full traceable paper-free
formulation for easy compliance with
your quality assurance system.
IND560-fill
Dispensingingredientssequentiallyinto,forexample,acontaineronaplatformand/or
into a tank on weigh modules.
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TaskExpert®: configure standard applications or develop
your customized task.
TaskExpert®istheeasywaytoconfigurecomplexapplicationsby
graphical programming with function blocks. It also helps create
databases to keep track of the batching operations and manage
weighingmeasurements.TaskExpert® is compatible with the IND560
and IND780 weighing terminals.
www.mt.com/ind-taskexpert
Unique terminals for countless applications … Yours!
Fill-690
Fastandreliableindustrialdispensingofsinglecomponents. Speed up your production line while avoiding
wasting time and materials. Just specify the target
and the IND690fill automatically switches from one
componenttoanotherwithextremelyprecisecut-offs.
IND690
IND780
Batch-690
Batch-780
Fullyautomaticmulti-componentdispensing.The
compact solution allows to store up to 50 formulas with
up to 32 components each. Easy to install and userfriendly,itoffersfastprecisiondispensingwiththeflexibility of accommodating to your changing needs.
The new Batch-780 application pac is specifically designed to meet any
process-basedapplicationmaximizingproductivityandminimizingoperating costs. Batch-780 is capable of handling and controlling multi-scale
batching and any combination of multi-material filling, manual formulation,
blending, or dosing simultaneously on 4 scales without the need of an
additional PLC.
www.mt.com/IND780
www.mt.com/IND690
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Processing – Advanced Batching Applications
Fast Batching
atMinimalRejectionRate
Multiple functions, self-diagnostic tools, digital filtering and real-time process control
ensure that your batching processes deliver consistent quality – day-in, day-out – at the
highest accuracy and without unexpected failure.
Valve
IND780
ThecolorQVGA
LCD display with the
SmartTrac™graphical mode enhances
the visual display of
weighing information
.
MixingTank
Weigh
Modules
RAADBox
Self diagnostics for maximized uptime
TheIND780weighingterminalfeaturesavirtualembeddedmaintenancetechnicianorTraxEMT™.TraxEMT™,
togetherwithPOWERCELL®PDXtechnologyoraRAADboxconnectedtoanalogloadcells,allowstheweighing
terminal to monitor continuously the condition of each individual load cell and to predict failures before they
occur. In the rare case of a failing load cell, the faulty load cell is virtually replaced. The production process
can continue to function until the service technician is on-site to repair the faulty cell.
www.mt.com/traxemt
Total noise control filters out any difficult environment
TraxDSP™ Digital Signal Processing is a combination of multi-stage filters that clean out
background noises and vibrations introduced by nearby machinery and / or the vessel agitation. Data are transferred at high speed while maintaining the same high degree of accuracy.
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The manufacturing challenge:
accuracy or throughput?
TheQ.iMPACT’sanswer:Notrade-offbetweenaccuracyandthroughput!Feedtheexactamountofmaterial in the shortest possible time … every time! By
removing the slow-feed control step of the usual multispeedcontrolsystems,Q.i.™ provides significantly
shorter material transfer time. Manufacturing throughput increases, precision of the material transfer cut-off
improves dramatically while raw material waste
isreduced.Q.i.™ also minimizes design engineering,
equipment maintenance, spare parts inventory and
overall capital costs.
Q.i.™ single-feed – on/off material transfer control
Q.iMPACT is the innovative material feed
measurement and cut-off control system
for batching, blending, filling, dosing or formulation
processes.Q.i.™ is a real- time, predictive, adaptive
optimization of filling and batching processes. The
algorithm builds a real-time mathematical model for
each material transfer, learning and compensating
automatically for natural process variations in every
operation.
www.mt.com/qi
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The IND780Q.iMPACT
controller works together with PLC or DCS systems.
As many as 20 terminals can be clustered to control
upto198measurements.EachIND780Q.i.works
simultaneously with up to 4 scales, load cell systems
and flow meters.
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Processing – Totally Integrated Automation
Simpler Design – More Performance
forFeedingBulkSolids
Loss in Weight Feeders are commonly used in continuous processes for accurately
dispensing solids and liquids. Accuracy factors such as reproducibility, linearity, stability,
and drift are maximized by using METTLER TOLEDO weigh modules.
Key requirements for bulk solids feeders
AcharacteristicofLossinWeightFeedersisthecyclicalchangebetweencontrolledgravimetricdispensingand
uncontrolledvolumetricdispensingduringrefilling.Uncontrolledvolumetricdispensingduringtherefillingcycle
is as brief as possible to achieve accurate results.
Highest accuracy in the production
METTLERTOLEDOoffersweighmoduleswithMonobloctechnologyforLossinWeightFeeders.Theirvery
high weighing capacity combined with the highest
resolution and fast signal processing allows to meet
the above mentioned requirements without compromise. These modules can typically carry larger feeders, hoppers and metering devices and still dispense
with the same high-accuracy of lower range scales.
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Fillinglevelinhopper
WMHplatforms
pen
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Loss in Weight Feeders:
Material stock in the hopper over time
g
WMHplatformsallowforfasterrefillcyclesandlonger
dispensing modes.
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with a traditional scale
Fast, Accurate, Automatic
withMaximumProtection
In a closed sterile environment, a meticulous series of automated checks and controls must assure total
compliance for each step of the process. When handling potent harmful agents there is no room for
mistakes. A failure can have dramatic consequences: unplanned shortfall of workers, costs increase, and,
worst of all, lawsuits. Set up your process with best-in-class technology.
Courtesy Loccioni
The high-speed high-precision WM weigh modules
are the core elements for a reliable dispensing system.
With a very fast update rate, the WM weigh modules
are able to measure in the milligram range in a fraction
of a second. These sensors are able to communicate
withPLCsfortheextremelyfastandaccuratecontrol
of the dosing valve.
www.mt.com/apw
Courtesy Loccioni
Born for automation
Formulationofcytostaticmedicationinvials,syringesandbagsbyCytocare;thetotally
automated robot developed by the Loccioni Group.
PC/PLC
WM weigh modules
Totally Integrated Automation
TheWMandWMHproductscanbedirectlyconnected
to a Siemens PLC for a variety of automated applications. This solution is jointly certified from Siemens
WeighingandBatchingSystemandMETTLERTOLEDO
under “Totally Integrated Automation”.
RS232
RS422*
Profibus®
DeviceNet®
ControlNet™
Ethernet IP
IND690
Terminal
Weighing Sensors
Simatic S7 +
Siwarex FTA*
*only in conjunction with
WM and WMH products
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HazardousAreas
Performance and Productivity
in Classified Areas
Intrinsically safe design, high-speed process control and
internal active /active valve controllers set the benchmark
for weighing and control in potentially explosive areas.
Face any challenge in classified areas
TheIND560xcombinesperformanceandhighfunctionality into the Zone 1/21 and Div. 1 classified areas.
Many direct PLC and PC communication interfaces
and digital I/O make controlling most processes in
hazardous areas practical.
www.mt.com/ind560x
Easy data transfer: ACM500 communication module
•Highvolumedatatransferwithanultra-fastcommunication rate of up to 115 kbaud.
•Connect to multiple devices using 3 different protocols
simultaneously: PLC, Ethernet TCP/IP, and serial.
Hazardous Area
Safe Area
IND560x
connectable to 1analogOR1digitalplatformORasetofweighmodules
ACM500
Communication module
Digital I/O
to control valves directly
Basic Weighing
PLC interface
Fillingand
Multi-material Blending
ARM100I/Ocontroller
Over/Under
Checkweighing
Simple
VehicleWeighing
PC interface
Serial printer
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Know-how
Would your plant pass an inspection by your local authorities?
A certain number of analyses must be carried out and the results properly documented.
Don’twaituntilyouhaveasurpriseduringaninspectionorevenworsedramaticconsequences after an accident. Address the hazardous area risk proactively in your facility at:
www.mt.com/ind-hazrisk
How do you know your plant complies with the regulations?
METTLERTOLEDOhasbeenproviding intrinsically safe weighing
equipmentforover20years.Find
the full solution portfolio in our
hazardous catalog as well as case
studies and application stories in
our competence brochure.
Joinouronlinewebinarsfreeofcharge,namely‘Hazardous–TheBasics’and‘Hazardous–
Advanced’,andlearnmoreabouttheapplicableregulationsinyourcountry,themechanisms
ofexplosionprotectionandthetechnologiesavailable.Pleaselogonto:
www.mt.com/webinars
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Order your free calalog:
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IND131xx
IND226x
IND560
IND560x
IND780
IND331xx
IND690xx
IND4_9xx
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Packaging–FillingApplications
Obtain Significant Revenues
withHighPrecisionWeighing
Fast update rates and multiple speed capabilities allow for precise cut-offs. This way, filling
regulations are fully matched and over-filling is minimized. Waste and associated costs
are drastically reduced. Our weighing terminals provide control over quality, compliance
and costs.
Filling application by weighing on a platform
Courtesy Stoppil
No need for a PLC: the IND560 provides direct control
of the filling valve at high speed until the final target is
reached precisely. This is how costly overfilling is
minimized and the whole system works faster, more
efficiently,withahigherdegreeofflexibility.Plus,the
investment costs related to installation and wiring are
drasticallyreduced.Finally,thesystemeasilycomplies
with the regulation for automatic gravimetric filling instruments according to MID (EC directive 2004 / 22 / EC)
andtherelatedOIMLRecommendationR61-1.
Match constantly your quality standards. Systems built around
METTLERTOLEDOcomponentsimprovespeed,accuracy,and
reliability.
IND560
Bench scales, floor scales and platforms
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Courtesy Bayer Schering Pharma AG
Filling application by weighing
on the weigh cell
Checkweighing application to adjust
filling heads for filling operations
The IND780 controls up to 4 filling devices simultaneously.High-speedfilling,fastupdateratesandmultiple
speed capabilities ensure that the target weights are
achieved quickly and accurately. The digital I/O allows
for direct valve control for highly precise cut-offs while
thePLCtakescommandoftheoperation’ssequence
and start-up.
The direct connectivity to PLC and PC makes this
platform unique. The PLC gives feedback to the two
filling valves to adjust their opening and closing time
and target the final weight with extremelyhighspeed
and accuracy.
PLC
PLC
IND780
WMS weigh modules
WMHplatforms
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Goods-out and Dispatch
Correctly Checked Dispatch Quantities
ProtectsyourCompany’sReputation
Integrate scales or load cells into your conveyor systems to ensure transparent and
cost-effective production, accurate classification and dispatch procedures.
Scales controller for reliable
in-motion weighing
Enhanced checkweighing
and classification control
The IND560dyn controller provides a robust and
reliable interface to conveyor scales for in-motion
weighing. Items can be weighed at speeds up to
100mperminute.Exceptionalperformanceeven
in tough applications.
The user-friendly IND690-control software pac optimises your production flow with fully automatic weighing. The Control-690 pac adds efficiency, automation,
and accuracy to the industrial conveyor systems for
goods-in, production, and dispatch. Connectable to
up to 4 scales for measuring ranges from milligrams
to tons.
Product inspection maximizes quality and
safety with leading-edge technology
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Consult our authoritative guides and technical papers
about the full range of solutions for your automated
product inspection and select the right solution for your
process.
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METTLER TOLEDO
Process Weighing
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Safeline®
Safeline®
Checkweighing Metal Detection X-RayInspecGuide
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tion Guide
Vision
Inspection
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Productivity in Vehicle Weighing
Enhances your Profits
Quickly and reliably control your inbound and outbound vehicle traffic while ensuring
accuracy for compliance with the law and minimizing goods give-away.
Keep vehicle traffic
moving over your scales
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Speed up filling and
eliminate product give-away
OverDrive™ is designed to fully control inbound / outboundvehicletransactionsatyourfacility.AnRFID
interface allows for quick identification at the entry or
exitgate.OverDrive™ logs each transaction in a
detailed database, providing you with a wealth of
information for administration, billing, inventory control
and compliance.
Turn your vehicle scale into a stand alone, high-accuracy filling system. After the vehicle stops on the
weighbridge, a weight target is selected from storage
tables. The terminal tares the scale, manages the
material delivery system, fills the vehicle and logs all
relevant data for the transaction. Easy integration into
higher level systems makes this information available
for further processing.
Unequaled durability
and performance
•Nomorejunctionboxwiring:thePOWERCELL® PDX
load cells are networked in series. This minimizes
wiring, simplifies installation and reduces investment.
•Provenlightningprotection:theStrikeShield™ system
prevents costly downtime by safeguarding the entire
scale network: cells, cables, and terminals.
•Built-inpredictivediagnostics:self-monitoringcapability enables proactive service and alert to potential
problems.
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ThePOWERCELL® PDX sets new standards in vehicle weighing.
METTLER TOLEDO
Process Weighing
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Process Performance
when Service is Precise
Obtaining your expected short and long-term results also depends
on precise installation, setup, calibration, and maintenance: equipment and service together deliver performance, reliability, security,
and longevity.
We have designed weighing solutions for efficient service and will tailor and schedule our services to your process, production, and business needs. We help you
obtain and sustain accurate, dependable, legal, and accountable weighing results.
Service
Consultation
Installation & Setup
EquipmentQualification
Calibration
Preventative Maintenance
Benefits
•Correct equipment selection to meet process weighing needs
•Application consulting ensures production meets specification
•Recommendationstoensurecompliancewithregulations
•Proper installation for accurate, repeatable weighing results
•Functionsconfiguredtomeetprocessrequirements
•Installation that meets local regulatory requirements
•Interfaces to other systems configured and tested for reliability
•Ensures precise, efficient, and on-time process start-up
•Documents that performance meets process requirements
•Provides procedures for periodic testing in production
•Reducestheriskofnon-compliancewithregulations
•Conciseandregulatory-compliantcalibrationcertificates
•Digitalcertificatearchivalfortrustworthyauditretrieval
•Applicationofindustryandregulatorytolerancestandards
•Reducesproductgive-awayand/orover-charges
•Improvesproductionqualityandinventoryaccountingaccuracy
•Lowerout-of-specificationproductliability
•Checkscriticalcomponentstoidentify&eliminatepotentialfailure
•Examinesauditanderrorlogstoavoidunexpecteddowntime
•Testsoperationforweighingandapplicationperformance
•Ensuresreliableoperationandavoidsunexpectedexpenditures
•Increasesthelongevityofequipmentandyourreturnoninvestment
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Mettler-Toledo AG
CH-8606Greifensee
Tel. +41-44-944 2211
Fax+41-44-9443060
Subject to technical changes
© 4/2011 Mettler-Toledo AG
Printed in Switzerland
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