July 2020

Check in with Your Checkweigher

Have a broken or outdated checkweigher? Recently, a customer commissioned Gerhart to overhaul their in-motion checkweigher. The checkweigher was plagued with several issues. Some of the issues included inaccuracy, an outdated and unsupported controller, worn out belts, malfunctioning photo sensors, broken rejection actuators and an overall poor condition. Gerhart’s Junior Engineer integrated a new Gerhart […]

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One Solution. Gerhart.

Over the past 90 years, Gerhart has evolved by listening to our customers. We understand that accuracy, consistency and efficiency will optimize your business and operations. Our strength is our employees. Our employees provide you with 24-hour emergency services and calibration of your instrumentation. Our engineers design the equipment that move, formulate, batch and accurately

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Are You Protecting Your Investment?

Gerhart wants you to protect your capital investment in your scale. In fact, reliability and accuracy are held at an utmost importance here. As proof, Gerhart provides free evaluations with a written report of all safety and usage issues that may be affecting your heavy capacity scale. In addition, Gerhart offers services that are preventative

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Sugar Batching Retrofit

This past month, Gerhart performed a simple automation project of designing, programming and installing a custom Batching System for a customer’s 5000 lb. sugar hopper. The scope of the project consisted of designing retrofit weighing assemblies for K-Tron SFT transducers using standard off the shelf loadcells. Gerhart’s in-house fabrication shop fit the bill with wash-down

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New HQ Home: Tatamy, PA

After 18 years in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Gerhart’s Corporate Headquarters has found a new home in Tatamy, Pennsylvania. Now, the headquarters is thriving in its new location that is built on rich history. President and CEO, Stuart Cattell, fell in love with the available 27,000 SQ/FT property of the former Northampton Farm Bureau Cooperative Association’s retail

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