What’s New at Hardy?
HOW CHECKWEIGHING CAN HELP MEET COMPLIANCE, QUALITY GOALS
THE Journal, February 2018
High-Speed, in-motion checkweighing often is a critical part of a manufacturer's overall quality control and consumer safety process.
INTEGRATED PANEL SOLUTIONS SIMPLIFY COMPLEX WEIGHING APPLICATIONS
Manufactured in the USA in a UL508A Certified Panel Shop in type 4 or 4X enclosures
HI 1734-WS WEIGH SCALE MODULE FOR ROCKWELL POINT I/O Exceptionally easy to mount, set up, calibrate, and maintain with Add-On-Profile (AOP) and Faceplate
HARDY DYNAMIC CHECKWEIGHER FAMILY Future Proof, Open Source Check Weighing Machines, Designed for Seamless Integration and Built with Off-the-Shelf Parts, Now Shipping
CONTROL's READER'S CHOICE AWARD
Hardy has won a 2017 Reader's Choice Award in the Weighing Category from CONTROL Magazine. Each Year, CONTROl asks end users to name those companies that offer the best technology.
Get the entire list of winners.
NEW PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
New Hardy Dynamic Checkweigher
Hardy’s new groundbreaking family of checkweighers delivers the benefits of: Open Source, Off-the-Shelf and Seamless Integration. Enabling customers to maintain/enhance their checkweighers to meet future needs and functionality. We listened to manufacturers and leveraged Rockwell Automation’s Premier Integration model. We build our checkweighers using Rockwell Automation Studio 5000 software and Allen-Bradley hardware components. This novel approach seamlessly integrates equipment data, control and analytics into plant-level and enterprise networks and all tags are visible and available through Studio 5000.
New HI 6500-XP Extreme Weight Processor
The new HI 6500-XP Extreme Weight Processor is an EtherNet/IP® enabled weight processor that can process and output 300 updates per second of processed (stable) weight.
New Bench Scales
Hardy Bench Scales offer the ultimate in product configurability and customization for use in all industrial weighing applications, offering customers the ability to choose the right product at a price that fits their budget. Hardy Bench Scales are available in either stainless or carbon steel base construction, with 304 Stainless Steel platters. Choose between hermetically sealed, IP68/69K, C2 load cells and environmentally sealed, IP67 load cells, depending on your application.
Hardy Floor Scales
Hardy Process Solutions now has a new line of wash down floor scales at very competitive prices. These floor scales combine best-in-class durability with Hardy’s core features: weightless calibration (C2®) and operator diagnostics (INTEGRATED TECHNICIAN®). Hardy Floor Scales offer manufacturers multiple ways to reduce their maintenance costs and downtime.
Hardy Industrial Weighing System Delivers Up To 30 Channels of Stable Processed Weight To PACs Over a Single Fieldbus Connection
Hardy Process Solutions announces the new HI 6600 series of EtherNet/IP® enabled modular weight processing systems with a Rockwell EDS_AOP.
Unique system architecture and modular design allows OEMs and System Integrators to configure between 1 and 30 channels of stable, processed weight over a single fieldbus connection – providing the lowest cost per channel of weight into a PLC, greatly simplifying wiring and network addressing, all in an ultra-compact power efficient design.
Weight processors are used as front ends to control systems or standalone for all types of general weighing applications. Operating blind or with an optional display, they measure, condition and communicate weight without any need to control. The new HI 6600 series is designed to support process weighing applications such as inventory management, blending, filling and checking; and is especially well suited for batching systems, multi-head fillers and tank farms.
New HI 6600 Series Modular Sensor System
Hardy Adds Profibus-DP to the Communication Options for the HI 6500 Series of Weight Processors
Hardy has released a Profibus-DP communications option for its field-proven HI 6500 series of weight processors. The Hi 6500 series has a big, bright multi-channel display and delivers fast, high-resolution weight readings. The family includes an EtherNet/IP version as well as Modbus TCP & RTU, and Analog 4-20mA.
Weight processors are used as front ends to control systems or standalone for all types of general industrial weighing applications. Operating blind or with a display, they measure, condition and communicate weight without any need to control. The new HI 6500-PB is designed to support process weighing applications such as inventory management, batch, blending, filling, dispensing, and check weighing.
New HI 6500 EIP Weight Processor
EtherNet/IP Weight Processor With A Big, Bright Multichannel Display
The HI 6500 series are EtherNet/IP® enabled weight processors with a Rockwell Add-On-Profile (AOP). They have a big, bright multi-channel display and deliver fast, high-resolution weight readings. They also feature alternative communication options. Weight processors are used as front ends to control systems or standalone for all types of general weighing applications. Operating blind or with a display, they measure, condition and communicate weight without any need to control.
New Case Studies and Articles
A large global processor and exporter of grains and oil seeds was experiencing inconsistencies in timing for discharging wheat from a scale hopper, which resulted in an inconsistent flow rate..
Read the full article here.
Read all articles
New Case study on check-weighing
Solution for snack food manufacturer increases operational efficiency
Read case study
Other case studies
White Paper – How Weighing Accuracy Can Improve Your Bottom Line
Register to Download the free White Paper here
Download our White Paper and learn about how these five factors can affect your weighing accuracy