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Aggregate Yield Probe

A new aggregate and yield adjustment probe uses SONO/Sonar technology to determine the total moisture content of the material flowing across the ceramic face. It measures both free and absorbed moisture value. A separate module or a customers’ batch control system will then use this value to adjust the yield to account for the moisture present and dose the “dry weight” of the material being measured. This ensures accurate yields and consistent concrete.

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Scale-Tron updates batch controller user interface

Software and screens on the BatchTron control systems have been updated. Scale-Tron notes that better graphics capability in the latest touch screens give an improvement in look and feel, making operation more intuitive and reducing training time. Internal software has been upgraded with many new features that improve accuracy and quickly diagnose problems with plant machinery.

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Silo Level Sensor

A new two-vane collapsible paddle is insertable from the outside of a bin or silo through a 1 1/4-in. NPT or 1 1/2-in. BSPT coupling. This stainless steel paddle assembly can be used with company’s SafePoint fail-safe and Model KA/KAX rotary paddle level switches.

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