Accuracy

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Accuracy

The state of being correct or true. Accuracy is important both in measuring present data and predicting future data. An accurate analyst or forecaster is rewarded with influence (and often bonuses), while a consistently inaccurate one rarely remains with a company.
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Application of controlled vibration in the discharge of materials from storage bins is offered, along with gravimetric and en masse feeders with feeding and metering accuracies as high as [+ or -]1/4-1/2% of set rate.
MassWeigh moves floodable, dusty and other hard-to-handle materials continuously at accuracies of [+ or -]1/2%.
Gravicon allows continuous precision gravimetric blending of free-flowing pellets and powders, regrinds, color concentrates and other free-flowing materials for up to 5000 lb/hr at accuracies of |+ or -~0.
Weigh Master combines up to eight ingredients with accuracies on both major and minor ingredients of |+ or -~0.