Weighing equipments or machines has critical role to play in bakeries at various stage .
Mostly used by large bakeries where raw material or finished goods movement are very high
. Weigh Bridge require a very large area by which the manufacturers could weigh the entire
container or tankers . Weigh Bridge also helps in eliminating error or manipulation by truck
drivers with third party weighing machines . Data can be maintained with these weigh
Mechanical weighing scales
Mechanical scales are used to do the weighment of raw material .Normally sales higher than
5.0kg -100kg range are kept at stores/warehouse . Platform type mechanical weighing
machines are popular for such application
Electronic Platform weighing scale
Weighing scale are works on load cell and are either stationary type or are mounted on the
trolley itself .
Apart from using small capacity digital electronic weighing machines , large bakeries which
have automated their raw material additions into mixers weighs ingredients into weigh
hoppers which works on with load cell . Entire ingredients addition is automated with weigh
hopper working on pre defined weight of ingredients. Maor ingredients are flour , fat and
Forming , Baking and Packing section
Electronic Digital weighing machines
Electronic digital weighing scales are used mostly in these sections as wet dough pieces or
baked products are checked for weight variations . Most popular are table top weighing
scales with led display .Display could be also provided for larger workers to see by putting
up the display boards on the Walls .. Operators at packing machines checks weight either
manually or by online check weighers.
Online Check weighing machine
Once material moves out from baking and are packed by packing machines then these
packet s are checked by online check weighers which rejects over weight as well as under
weight finished products thus alerting operators to rectify problem in process .. From
individual packets to cartons can be checked with online check weighers .
Analytical weighing balance
For lab analysis and test for bakery units raw material and finished goods . Used for
weights in micro grams
WEIGHING SOLUTIONS AND EQUIPMENTS IN BAKERIES