While equipment that fills bags with product can be very accurate (i.e. +/- 0.5%), they are not weight certifiable for products for sale. This is because: (1) the product is moving while it is being weighed and (2) the bag filling equipment has moving parts that can wear or be adjusted. The bag filler is not a fixed, stable platform... Read more

To fill a bag, bagging scales need a spout that fits inside the bag. The spout is determined by the application, the size of the bag and the material  of the bag.  Types: There are 2 basic types of spouts for open mouth bags: non-clamp and clamp. Non-Clamping Spouts The non-clamp spout is a simple tapered funnel where the bag... Read more

The choice of a bagging scale feeder is dependent on your product’s flow characteristics. The types of scale feeders include: gravity, vibratory, belt, auger, impeller, and air packer. Gravity Feeders: Gravity baggers are available as gross or net weigh baggers and utilize gravity to fill bags with free flowing, high density materials like flakes, granules or pellets where the product... Read more

Bag filling scales are available with a mechanical weighing mechanism or a digital weighing mechanism. Mechanical Bagging Scales Mechanical scales have a counter balance weight system. Certified counter weights (i.e. 1, 2, or 5 lb.) are hung on the scale. A smaller weight on a slide bar (much like the old doctor’s scale) or a threaded rod is used for... Read more