Glossary: weighing technology

Automatic weighing instrument (AWI)

Scales where the weighing process is carried out without interaction of the operating personnel.

A distinction is made between:

  • Automatic gravimetric filling instruments (AGFI)
  • Automaticdiscontinuoustotalizers (bulk weighers)
  • Automatic continuous totalizing weighing machines (conceyor belt weighers)
  • Automatic checkweighing instruments (checkweighers)
  • Automatic railroad scales