Published On: Fri, Jun 14th, 2013

Expert guidance on accurate inventory control in tanks and silos

Greifensee, Switzerland – 13th June 2013 – Aggressive, hot, frozen, and non-free-flowing or non-self-leveling materials are challenging to accurately measure. When it comes to managing the inventory of high-value solids, liquids and gases, gravimetric level control offers inherent flexibility with unmatched accuracy.

Expert guidance on accurate inventory control in tanks and silos

Expert guidance on accurate inventory control in tanks and silos

METTLER TOLEDO has published a white paper, “Inventory Control: Tank and Silo Weighing,” which explores the many benefits of tank and silo weighing as well as gravimetric level control.

This addition to the company’s collection of industry resources gives an expert overview of how businesses can obtain highly accurate results for materials stored in tanks and silos while nearly eliminating the potential for contamination.

The white paper also details the advantages of gravimetric control, including highly effective inventory management and production flexibility. It explains how weigh modules can easily convert nearly any tank, hopper or silo into a scale, as well as looking at how tank scale installation impacts accuracy and safety.

Finally, it describes the importance of weighing terminals and transmitters to tank and silo weighing and provides important maintenance information, explaining the predictive maintenance features on certain weighing equipment. This is important because well-designed, properly installed systems guarantee a long life. The white paper further explains the benefits of tank and silo weighing and provides expert advice on optimizing these systems.

For a copy of the white paper, please go to: www.mt.com/ind-wp-inventory-control.