Choosing the right scale is important to your operations. Because they come in variable sizes, you should know which one will best suit your needs. In this article, we will discuss some tips that will help you select the most appropriate scale for your needs. If mobility and flexibility is a high priority, a portable… [Read More]
The National Type Evaluation Program is a program managed by the National Conference on Weights and Measures which is an organization that is dedicated to maintaining equity in the market place. Truck scales and scale components are tested in a laboratory under the NTEP program to ensure that the device will perform within the published… [Read More]
The weighing of trucks is necessary in many industries. This means there are many different adaptations of truck scales for many different scenarios and environments. The traditional permanent truck scales take up a lot of space and are very costly. There are some weighing needs that are simply not able to support an expensive permanent… [Read More]
Originally seen in Aviation Maintenance in December 2006 Weight. It’s a constant struggle! No, not your weight, aircraft weight. Each piece of equipment added, each piece of debris or trash fallen under the seat or floorboard adds to the overall weight and balance of an aircraft. Weighing aircraft is a precise science that requires proper… [Read More]
This article appeared in the 2004 Farnborough Special of Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance All aircraft gain weight over time. In large aircraft especially, there are so many ‘nooks’ and ‘crannies’ where dirt, dust and moisture will be retained within the airframe. In addition, over the course of a number of years, service, repairs, repainting, interiors… [Read More]
Check out GEC Scales latest video on our calibration processes. Click here to view.
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General Electrodynamics Corp. (GEC), Arlington, TX, is the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced portable aircraft weighing and balancing equipment, heavy-duty portable truck scales, and electronic portable test equipment. Use of the company’s aircraft scales are by aircraft manufacturers, fleet operators, and research and testing labs worldwide. To ensure that the company’s products produce accurate results,… [Read More]
GEC is proud to announce successful completion and certification as compliant with AS9100C for our Quality Control and Quality Management System. Please click this link to view the certification.
Sponsored by Worldwide Weight and Balance IPT (WWaB IPT). Conference will occur January 24 – 26, 2012 at the Newport News Marriott at City Center in Virginia. Attendees can register here.