Have you checked the accuracy of your weighing scale?

Important information for all owners and operators of weighing and measuring devices

Do you check the accuracy of your weighing scales on a regular basis?

The Washington State Department of Agriculture will preform unannounced inspections on all industrial scales used for commercial use. Scales are subject to stringent requirements and rigorous testing before being approved for a COC. 

Be prepared and stay ahead of the game. Have your scales calibrated by a service company or agent that is registered with the State of Agriculture, this this will ensure accurate measurement and prevent device malfunction.  The service agent will provide you with a calibration certification that states it is in accordance to the specific requirements for WA State.

Your Basic Responsibilities

As an owner or operator of weighing or measuring equipment you are responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of your devices at all times. This includes but is not limited to assuring that:

  • The device is suitable for its intended use (by design, capacity, etc).
  • The device has an NTEP Certificate of Conformance.
  • The device is installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • All operating requirements are met such as indicating element visible, users are properly trained, and all transactions begin from a “zero” basis.
  • Suspected device errors or out-of-adjustment conditions are promptly checked and repaired by a registered service agent.
  • Security seals are properly installed on the device adjusting mechanism.
  • Devices are correctly registered with the Department of Revenue, Business Licensing Service.

Click Here for more information Information for Owners and Operators of Weighing and Measuring Devices.

Robb Precision Tool Services is a Service Agent for the Washington Department of Agriculture and can provide calibration for all commercial weight scales from 20oz. to 20,000 with a calibration traceable to NIST standards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High Demand for Thread Plug and Thread Ring Gage Calibration by an Accredited Labratory

RPTS meets the need for higher accuracy and more frequent calibration of thread plug and thread ring gages.

Thread plug and thread ring gages are used to check measurement of pitch and diameter of threaded items.  Many companies are seeing costly mistakes and product recall due to these gages giving an incorrect measurement. To prevent these mistakes companies are requiring frequent calibration at higher accuracy to ensure the product delivered to the customer is an efficient and accurate tool.

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RPTS recommends thread plug, thread ring gages and any precision instruments be calibrated by an accredited calibration laboratory with long form certification traceable to N.I.S.T. (National Institute and Technology) to ensure all gages meet the required industry standard. It is critical that these gages are calibrated on a regular cycle. This cycle depends on the amount of use and if the thread plug and thread ring gages that have been dropped or impacted. RPTS suggests an annual calibration, setting a date every year to have your gages calibrated.

Robb Precision Tool Services is an A2LA Accredited Calibration Laboratory that follows ANSI/ISO/IEC17025:2000 and will provide a long form calibration certificate traceable to N.I.S.T. standards for all thread plug and thread ring. A long form certificate lists in detail all of the characteristics needed to ensure conformance. All thread plug and thread ring gages are calibrated by a trained technician in temperature controlled laboratory.

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2100 196th ST SW #144

Lynnwood, WA  98036

425-672-7307

stacey@robbprecisiontool.com

Robb Precision Tool Services Visits the Largest Private Labeled Torque Manufacture in the World: CDI Torque Products

As the demand for accuracy increases, at an outstanding rate, so does the technology in Torque Products.  To better help their customers meet this demand; Robb Precision visited one of the pioneers in the development of digital torque measurement systems, CDI, a Snap-on owned company.

The technicians received hands on training and education on the new line of Electronic Torque Wrenches and the cutting edge DTC Torque checker.

An exciting new torque tool is the portable DTC Torque Checker. This torque checker is designed to be affordable and enables torque wrench users to conveniently and simply check mechanical and digital torque wrenches for accuracy between calibration cycles, close to where they are used and stored. The DTC features 3 modes of operation, runs on three AA batteries and has a +/- accuracy. Other features include first peak, peak hold and tracking, ft/inch lb and NM and many other options.

The technicians also received training on the state-of-the art digital torque wrenches. These torque wrenches offer the most accurate and fastest way to tighten fasteners in a sequence, with audible beep and vibration that alert you when target torque is achieved.  Most of these torque wrenches have an easy-to-use plug and play software solution and highly programmable features.

Robert Robb, owner “Continued education is essential to meet the demands for increased accuracy and performance. I have had a relationship with CDI, a Snap on owned company for 20 years and became the first stocking distributor of CDI torque products in the United States in 2003. CDI is the largest manufacturer of Torque products in the world and I believe are the best in the industry.”

As a calibration and repair laboratory as well as a sales distributor for CDI products, Robb Precision Tool Services believes it is important to implement the latest in technology of torque products to meet the needs of the metrology industry, including Aerospace, Automotive, Marine and Manufacturing.

About Robb Precision Tool Services
Robb Precision Tool Services is an A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 accredited calibration lab which follows the A2LA standards with ongoing training and testing to ensure the most recent methods are followed. Specializing in certification, repair and sales including height gages, micrometers, calipers, indicators, ring and thread gages, hardness testers, optical comparators, weighing scales, surface plates, torque wrenches and many more. With over three decades of experience in the field of metrology and torque.

Robb Precision Tool Services is the largest CDI stocking distributor of torque wrenches in the Pacific Northwest and with over two decades of torque wrench experience. We can offer expert advice on what torque product would best suit your needs.

We also offer Mitutoyo, Starrett, SPI, Brown Sharpe and many more precision instruments and torque products.

For more information on the latest in metrology and torque please contact us at (425) 672-7307

Visit our website at robbprecisiontool.com  for more information about Robb Precision Tool Services.

Robb Precision Tool Services
2100 196th St SW Suite # 144
Lynnwood, WA 98036
1-800-653-0857
info@robbprecisiontool.com

Information for Owners and Operators of Weighing Scales and Measurement Devices

Important information for all owners and operators of weighing and measuring devices

Do you check the accuracy of your weighing scales on a regular basis?

The Washington State Department of Agriculture will preform unannounced inspections on all industrial scales used for commercial use. Scales are subject to stringent requirements and rigorous testing before being approved for a COC. 

Be prepared and stay ahead of the game. Have your scales calibrated by a service company or agent that is registered with the State of Agriculture, this this will ensure accurate measurement and prevent device malfunction.  The service agent will provide you with a calibration certification that states it is in accordance to the specific requirements for WA State.

Your Basic Responsibilities

As an owner or operator of weighing or measuring equipment you are responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of your devices at all times. This includes but is not limited to assuring that:

  • The device is suitable for its intended use (by design, capacity, etc).
  • The device has an NTEP Certificate of Conformance.
  • The device is installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • All operating requirements are met such as indicating element visible, users are properly trained, and all transactions begin from a “zero” basis.
  • Suspected device errors or out-of-adjustment conditions are promptly checked and repaired by a registered service agent.
  • Security seals are properly installed on the device adjusting mechanism.
  • Devices are correctly registered with the Department of Revenue, Business Licensing Service.

Click Here for more information Information for Owners and Operators of Weighing and Measuring Devices.

 

Is Your Weighing or Measuring Device Legal?

Is Your Weighing or Measuring Device Legal?

With increased use of weighing scales in WA state it is essential that the scale is accurately calibrated by a service agent for the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

The WSDA will conduct unannounced inspections. If the scale is inaccurate or fails to meet the criteria, it will be rejected and corrective measures must be made. You must contact a service agent that is registered with the state to have it repaired.

To ensure this does not happen having the scale calibrated every 6 months is critical. This will prevent costly mistakes and down time the scale is out of compliance and cannot be used.

Robb Precision Tool Services is a WSDA Service agent and will calibrate and certify your scale at the highest level of accuracy and provide you with a fast turn around.

To make this an effortless process for you we  provide pick up, delivery and rush service.

RPTS is an  A2LA acredited lab that has been serving the Northwest and beyond for over 20 years. We follow ANSI/ISO/IEC 17025-2000 standards with comprehensive training followed by ongoing intense testing to ensure that most recent methods are followed.

Please Contact Us With Any Questions

Robb Precision Tool Services

2100 196th ST SW

Lynnwood, WA 98036

(425) 672-7307

robbprecisiontool.com

 

 

 

 

Robb Precision Tool Services visits Mitutoyo

Robb Precision Tool Services visits Mitutoyo America, Los Angeles for the latest electronic components in precision metrology.

  • To implement the new technology Robb Precision Tool Services received educational training at Mitutoyo, the leader in measuring instruments and metrological technology.

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  • RPTS knows the growing need for higher precision, faster data results, and the ability to store statistics. Robb Precision Tool Services wanted their technicians to have hands on education of these new tools.

 

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  • The techs were educated on 2D Linear Height gages, Portable Roughness testers,Digital Micrometers and Calipers, Digital Indicators, Depth Measurement systems, Optical Comparators and Vision Systems, Calibration Equipment and many more.

 

  • The technicians were also introduced to the new Wireless Communication System that can be used on any tool that provides Digimatic data output. Such as, the Digimatic Caliper,Digimatic Micrometer, Digimatic Indicator and Digimatic Height Gauge.  The Wireless system will eliminate the need for data cables when sending measurements to a PC. This new technology will make it easier, smoother and more efficient without the cumbersome data cables.

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Robert Robb, owner of Robb Precision Tool Services Inc.

“As the requirements for greater accuracy of precision tools are expected, Mitotoyo is meeting these demands. I have had a relationship with Mitutoyo for over 20 years and trust their knowledge and products.”

As a calibration and repair lab, Robb Precision Tool Services understands the need for continued education. With the higher need for accuracy, training in these new technologies is essential to ensure accurate repair and calibration.

To check out more information about Robb Precision Tool Services Inc.,

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1-800-653-0857

stacey@robbprecisiontool.com

The New Revolutionary Line of CDI Torque Wrenches

CDI Computorq SG  ELECTRONIC TORQUE WRENCH

  • Built in Calibrationcomputorq-SG
  • Multi-Sensory Indicators
  • Multi-Language Menus
  • Quick Release Ratchet
  • Convenient Data Download
  • Fully Programmable
  • Sequence Programming
  • Calibration Due Indicator
  • Reliable Data Trail

YOU GET TORQUE IN LESS TIME, WITH MORE ACCURACY AND CONTROL

This new line of Electronic Torque Wrenches from CDI Torque Products
is truly revolutionary. They unite torque and angle in a single mode
to provide the most accurate and fastest way to tighten fasteners in
a sequence. In addition to the LED indicator lights, an audible beep
and handle vibration alert you when target torque is achieved.
The rugged all-steel construction is designed to stand up to even
the toughest work conditions. Computorq SG Torque Wrenches are
available with a 1/4″, 3/8″ or 1/2″ drive flex head or a 3/4″ drive fixed
head—all with an easy-to-use plug and play software solution and
highly programmable features.

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CDI Torque Products, a Snap-on company is the largest private labeled torque manufacturer in the world. CDI Torque Products have the same accuracy and are assembled right alongside the Snap-On wrenches. 

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