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COVER STORY ANNOUNCEMENTS CENTURION 2.0 TECHNICAL CORNER END OF YEAR REVIEW
COVER STORY Centurion- DT Truck Scale B-TEK introduced the Centurion Motor Truck Scale in 2003. Since then there have been numerous improvements and tweaks that we have made along the way in response to feedback that we have received from the field. With that said, our latest modifications could likely be our greatest yet. Reduction in installation time and a more “technician friendly” scale are just a couple of the items that we boast in our enhanced design for 2016.
6 DD MOBILE SOLUTIONS SOFTWARE These days everyone is on the go. Why shouldn’t your weighing data be the same?
Simple: The In Motion Axle Scale arrives fully assembled with precast, factory poured deck allowing for an easy on-site installation. Portable: Easy to transport, Easy to install, Easy to relocate. Affordable: Approximately a 1/3 less than traditional truck scales. Available Options: • Traffic Light • Scoreboard • Remote key-fob • Monitoring software Contact your local B-TEK Sales Representative today to learn more. 800.266.8900 or www.b-tek.com
ANNOUNCEMENTS TERRITORY UPDATES
Effective January 1, 2016, Dave Owens added Maryland, Delaware and Virginia to his Northeast Territory. These states fit very well in Dave’s already established bordering area. Many of the same companies service the PA, MD, VA corridor and we look forward to expanding our reach with them in 2016. Effective January 1, 2016, Steve Myers added North Carolina to his Southeast Territory. North Carolina is a well established area for B-TEK with a lot of future potential as well. We wish Steve the best!
B-T EK PRODUCT SHOWCASE C300/250 lb Bench Scale with Indicator! • NTEP Approved • Capacity: 250 lb • Single point load cell bench scale • Stainless steel weighing platter • Base frame carbon steel black epoxy paint finish • Stainless steel bolt-on column for indicator • 4 point overload protection • Approx. weighing surface - 250 lb: 16” x 20” • Easy leveling adjustable feet
Centurion MOTOR Truck Scale • Capacity: 270,000 lbs • CLC: 100,000 lbs • Width: 10’ - 14’ • Length: 12’ - 140’ • Plate Thickness: 3/8” • Load Cell Options: Analog or Digital • Deck Material: Steel, Concrete or Galvanized • Custom / Options: Unlimited • Ideal Traffic: Heavy Traffic
Please call your local B-TEK Representative or 800.266.8900 to learn more about these products.
T he c e ntu r io n 2.0 B-TEK Scales, LLC has long been synonymous for heavy engineering and heavy steel. While other manufacturers have looked for ways to take steel out of their scale, B-TEK has looked for ways to continually strengthen our scales to make them last longer and perform better while doing so. Along the way we have paid close attention to the lifeblood of our customer base, our distributors, and their feedback from the field. With every enhancement we have made sure that not only did it benefit the end user but also that it made the scale more serviceable in the field for service technicians. The “Centurion 2.0” was unveiled at the end of 2015 and was put into production on January 4, 2016. The modifications that were made not only boast a quicker installation time, they also tout less hardware and more workability for the servicing distributor. The replacement parts have been minimized and a better scale has emerged from it. We are thrilled with the response that we have gotten from the modifications in such a short period of time.
We know that you will feel the same!
LOAD CELL SHIMMING
Less hardware and greater range of adjustment.
More manageable base plate with removable checking bolt vs. replacing entire stand.
Slotted side-checking with 1” removable bolt.
Shimming system: less hardware and allows for greater possible adjustment.
More manageable base plate requiring less anchors.
Additional shim collar for maximum possible adjustment.
Welded shim collar
Galvanized shims (2) 1/8” and (2) 1/16” included.
Quicker installation with pre-installed bolts and cover plate gaps already set.
MIDDLE COVER PLATES
(2) piece cover plates for easier removal by end user and technician. 10” L x 4’ - 8 3/16”
Extended top hinge plate to aid in setting gap. Two-piece removable cover plates
Single connection bolt.
10” L x 6’ - 3 13/16”
END COVER PLATES
(3) piece end cover plates for easier removal by end user and technician.
3’2” W x 1’7” L 4’ 8” W x 1’7” L
3 piece end cover plates: allow for easier removal and maximum cleanout.
For more information regarding “The Centurion 2.0” or any of our other products please contact your B-TEK Sales Representative or visit www.b-tek.com to learn more.
With Jason Paulus
2016-2017 Update for Sealing DD 1050, 1050i and 2050â€™s
The DD series have two different options to seal to Click on the not approved line to select USA device for approved applications, a hardware and a software seal. The hardware seal on the 1050 involves a sticker covering the rear access to the Calibration switch. On the 1050i and the 2050 the seal is applied to the front of the board. See picture below.
Then select hardware or software.
To select the type of sealing, enter the setup menu by press and hold the B-TEK logo and entering the password 2835. From there select the paper with the ribbon attached to it bringing up the Sealing status window.
If software seal is selected it will require the entry of a password to access parameters. To enter a password, Select the lit software button to bring up the user name and password. User: Will always be the Current Year 2015 Password 112841757 2016 Password 11872124 2017 Password 6704748
Unsealing the device, either toggle the Calibration switch on the main board if in hardware Or enter a password to unseal the device in software. It is recommended that the device be sealed. Even in non legal for trade applications.
End of 2015 Brett Kaufman Happy New Year! We are now a solid month into 2016 and excited to have started a year which promises to be innovative from the introduction of new products and hopefully prosperous from a sales perspective. We finished 2015 strong, fortunate enough to post another increase over the year prior. The year in general required more focus and discipline from a sales standpoint since the pricing of commodities provided a few obstacles as the year went on. Obstacles aside, we have a great group of people at B-TEK and everybody rose to the challenge of improving from 2014! We are cautiously optimistic as we approach 2016, we understand that the economy may hold some challenges as we enter an election year but in general we view things similarly to 2015. As always, thank you for your business and please let us know what we can do to help your company as we all grow together!
Brett Kaufman National Sales Manager
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