Industrial application

Custom-made design: Our mobile scale implemented in the premises of a renowned drug manufacturer

Monday, 01.02.2021. - 12:00

Mobile scales excel in industrial environments because with their flexibility they respond to numerous requirements of work processes and influence better use of space, precisely because of their mobility. Special customer requirements in the industries we work with often require customized and flexible solutions designed for specific applications and process requirements. One such collaboration, was published in a new Best Practice document from our partner Minebea Intec, which describes a custom-made solution we designed for a client in the pharmaceutical industry, a precision mobile scale combined with a Combics 3 indicator for use in clean rooms.

Flexible and precise solution for pharmaceutical industry

Flexible and precise weighing solutions are today one of the ‘must-have’ requirements in industrial environments. In collaboration with our clients, we strive to develop customized solutions that will meet the complex requirements of the process, and one such custom-made project, we designed for a client in the pharmaceutical industry. It is a mobile scale for use in the granulation production process. For an existing production facility and due to the increased granulation capacities, the customer needed a mobile scale, specifically designed for clean areas which is used for weighing semi-finished products, waste and other products. We put a special focus on a high-precision scale since the customer wanted to cover a large range of products, from single tablets up to whole batches.

With this combination of the highly precise weighing solution IS-Platform (ISEDE64-H) and the matching indicator Combics 3, we received a perfect mobile weighing solution. This flexible solution not only saves space, but also grants us the possibility for easy upgrades.

Ivica Granić, CEO Sartorius Croatia

Project implementation

For this application, we combined the Minebea Intec scale consisting of a Combics 3 indicator and an IS64EDE-H platform using the EMFC (electro magnic force compensation technology) with a resolution of 0,1g to ensure accuracy throughout the range. The unit has a wide number of applications that make it both flexible and future-proof. To ensure high precision weighing, the mobile scale is equipped with levelling legs and locking casters. The integrated batteries ensure operating hours of the mobile scale for 24 hours in heavy duty environment. The design of the mobile scale is user-oriented, so the operator has easy access to every part of the equipment and is able to change it in no time.

User benefits

For easy operation in the building, we installed 10 cm wheels in combination with a large handle so the scale can be operated in small rooms without problems.

The greatest advantage of this solution is the space-saving factor as well as reduced service and maintenance costs since the mobile scale can substitute several floor scales. Also, the customer is provided with fully precise weighing, battery operation for up to 24 hours, as well as a compact design for easy handling and operation.

If both your process and applications require specific requirements, feel free to contact us for advice, and we will try to find the optimal way and solution for the most successful application in your industry!

Read more about our project in the official document of our partner Minebea Intec.