Hardy Process Solutions offers the E-Scale Bench scale series, which delivers direct connection to Rockwell Automation’s The Connected Enterprise with an IIoT-ready (Industrial Internet of Things) scale base. It includes an integrated Hardy weight processor for industrial network connection via EtherNet/IP, Profibus-DP and Modbus protocols.
Hardy E-Scales are ideal for dry food processing, consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical manufacturing, laboratory and industrial installations. Applications include piece count and portion control, minor ingredients or hand-add applications, small batch reactor applications for pharmaceuticals or chemical/biochemical, machine filling and dispensing, conveyer weighing and more.
The E-Scale comes in a variety of configurations with a built-in interface for direct connection to a PLC, PAC, DCS or PC. The E-SCALE-6500 is an IIoT-ready scale with integrated weight processing and communications. The E-SCALE-6600 series is capable of powering up to 20 scales daisy chained up to 50 ft. from beginning to end providing a single ethernet connection back to the PLC/PAC or PC. No additional power, routers or network switches are required. Bench scale covers are stainless steel, and bases have no bearings, spirit levels or moving parts.