;start(VERIFICATION OF SCALE OPERATION)
;start(Calibration and Verification)
Once the scanner unit is removed from the scale unit or calibration
is performed on the 4687, you must perform the eight tests that
follow to verify that calibration of the 4687 Model 2 is correct.
^Motion Test^
^Automatic Zero Setting Test^
^Increasing Load Test^
^Shift Test^
^Increasing Load Test Part 2^
^Blanking Test^
^Decreasing Load Test^
^Return to Zero Test^
^Calibration Procedures^
If any of these tests fail to meet the required weight indications
you must calibrate the 4687 Model 2.
Place cursor on the highlighted characters for ~Calibration Procedures~.
Place cursor on the following highlighted characters for a list of
^special tools^ used for calibration and certification procedures.
;end(verification of scale operation)
;end(Calibration and Verification)
;start(Motion Test)
Motion Test
This test is to verify that the scale will not 'zero' when the weighing
surface of the 4696 is in motion.
1. Verify that the ZERO indicator light is ON and that the remote scale
display reads 0.00 pounds or 0.000 kilograms.
2. Press downward lightly on the weighing surface of the 4696
with one hand and at the same time, press and release the ZERO
pushbutton switch on the scale operator's panel.
The ZERO indicator light should turn OFF and the remote scale display
should not display 0.00 pounds or 0.000 kilograms.
3. Remove your hand from the weighing surface of the 4696.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.00 pounds or 0.000 kilograms.
;end(Motion Test)
;start(Automatic Zero Setting Test)
Automatic Zero Setting Test
This test is to verify that the 4696 automatic zero setting mechanism
is operating correctly. There are two sets of procedures, one for
pound weight verification and one for kilogram (metric) weight
verification.
Kilogram (Metric) Verification
1. Place 4 grams of weight, all at one time, near the center of the 4687
Model 2's top surface.
The ZERO indicator light should turn OFF and the remote scale display
should read 0.005 kilograms.
2. Remove all weights from the weighing surface on the 4696.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.000 kilograms.
` Note: If all 4 grams of weights are not placed on the weighing `
` surface of the 4696 at the same time the ZERO indicator `
` light will remain ON and the remote scale display will `
` read 0.000 kilograms. `
Pound Verification
1. Place 0.007 pounds of weight, all at one time,
near the center of the 4696's top surface.
The ZERO indicator light should turn OFF and the remote scale display
should read 0.01 pounds.
2. Remove all weights from the weighing surface on the 4696.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.00 pounds.
Note: If all 0.007 pounds of weights are not placed on the weighing
surface of the 4696 at the same time the ZERO indicator
light will remain ON and the remote scale display will read
0.00 pounds.
;end(Automatic Zero Setting Test)
;start(Increasing Load Test)
Increasing Load Test Part 1
This test verifies correct scale operation for lower weight range
operations. Use certified weights only. There are two sets of
procedures, one for pound weight verification and one for kilogram
(metric) weight verification.
Kilogram (Metric) Verification
1. Place the 100 gram weight near the center of the 4696 and
verify that the remote scale display reads 0.100 kilograms.
2. Increase the weight to 300 grams on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 0.300 kilograms.
3. Increase the weight to 500 grams on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 0.500 kilograms.
4. Increase the weight to 600 grams on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 0.600 kilograms.
5. Increase the weight to 700 grams on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 0.700 kilograms.
6. Increase the weight to 800 grams on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 0.800 kilograms.
7. Increase the weight to 1 kilogram on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 1.000 kilograms.
8. Increase the weight to 5 kilograms on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 4.995, 5.000, or 5.005 kilograms.
9. Increase the weight to 7.5 kilograms on the 4696 and verify
that the remote scale display reads 7.495, 7.500, or 7.505 kilograms.
10. Remove all weights from the weighing surface of the 4696 for
the next test (Shift Test).
Pound Verification
1. Place the 0.2 pound weight near the center of the 4696 and
verify that the remote scale display reads 0.20 pounds.
2. Remove the 0.2 pound weight.
3. Place the 0.5 pound weight near the center of the 4696 and
verify that the remote scale display reads 0.50 pounds.
4. Remove the 0.5 pound weight.
5. Place the 1 pound weight near the center of the 4696 and
verify that the remote scale display reads 1.00 pounds.
6. Increase the weight to 2 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 2.00 pounds.
7. Increase the weight to 3 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 3.00 pounds.
8. Increase the weight to 4 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 4.00 pounds.
9. Increase the weight to 5 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 5.00 pounds.
10. Increase the weight to 10 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 9.99, 10.00, or 10.01 pounds.
11. Increase the weight to 15 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 14.99, 15.00, or 15.01 pounds.
12. Remove all weights from the weighing surface of the 4696 for
the next test (Shift Test).
;end(Increasing Load Test)
;start(Shift Test)
Shift Test
This test is to verify that an item is correctly weighed when placed
anywhere on the top surface of the scale unit. There are two sets of
procedures, one for pound weight verification (this page) and one for
kilogram (metric) weight verification (next page).
Kilogram (Metric) Verification
1. Place 7.5 kilograms of weights near the center of quadrant A on the
4696's top surface. (Refer to the figure on this page for
quadrant locations.)
The remote scale display must read 7.495, 7.500, or 7.505 kilograms.
2. Remove the weights from the weighing surface.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.000 kilograms.
3. Place 7.5 kilograms of weights near the center of quadrant B on the
4696's top surface.
The remote scale display must read 7.495, 7.500, or 7.505 kilograms.
4. Remove the weights from the weighing surface.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.000 kilograms.
5. Place 7.5 kilograms of weights near the center of quadrant C on the
4696's top surface.
The remote scale display must read 7.495, 7.500, or 7.505 kilograms.
6. Remove the weights from the weighing surface.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.000 kilograms.
7. Place 7.5 kilograms of weights near the center of quadrant D on the
4696's top surface.
The remote scale display must read 7.495, 7.500, or 7.505 kilograms.
8. Remove the weights from the weighing surface.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.000 kilograms.
Shift Test (Continued)
Pound Verification
1. Place 15 pounds of weights near the center of quadrant A on the 4687
Model 2's top surface. (Refer to the figure on this page for quadrant
locations.)
The remote scale display must read 14.99, 15.00, or 15.01 pounds.
2. Remove the weights from the weighing surface.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.00 pounds.
3. Place 15 pounds of weights near the center of quadrant B on the 4687
Model 2's top surface.
The remote scale display must read 14.99, 15.00, or 15.01 pounds.
4. Remove the weights from the weighing surface.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.00 pounds.
5. Place 15 pounds of weights near the center of quadrant C on the 4687
Model 2's top surface.
The remote scale display must read 14.99, 15.00, or 15.01 pounds.
6. Remove the weights from the weighing surface.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.00 pounds.
7. Place 15 pounds of weights near the center of quadrant D on the 4687
Model 2's top surface.
The remote scale display must read 14.99, 15.00, or 15.01 pounds.
8. Remove the weights from the weighing surface.
Verify that the ZERO indicator light turns ON and that the remote
scale display reads 0.00 pounds.
;end(Shift Test)
;start(Increasing Load Test Part 2)
Increasing Load Test (Part 2)
This test verifies correct scale operation for upper weight range
operations. Use certified weights only. There are two sets of
procedures, one for pound weight verification and one for kilogram
(metric) weight verification.
Kilogram (Metric) Verification
1. Place 10 kilograms of weights near the center of the 4696 and
verify that the remote scale display reads 9.990, 10.000. or 10.010
kilograms.
2. Increase the weight to 12.5 kilograms on the 4696 and verify
that the remote scale display reads 12.490, 12.500, or 12.510
kilograms.
3. Increase the weight to 15 kilograms on the 4696 and verify
that the remote scale display reads 14.990, 15.000, or 15.010
kilograms.
4. Leave the 15 kilograms of weight on the 4696 for the next test
(Blanking Test).
Pound Verification
1. Place 20 pounds of weights near the center of the 4696 and
verify that the remote scale display reads 19.99, 20.00, or 20.01
pounds.
2. Increase the weight to 25 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 24.99, 25.00, or 25.01 pounds.
3. Increase the weight to 30 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 29.99, 30.00, or 30.01 pounds.
4. Leave the 30 pounds of weight on the 4696 for the next test
(Blanking Test).
;end(Increasing Load Test Part 2)
;start(Blanking Test)
Blanking Test
This test ensures that correct information is displayed on the remote
scale display when the weighing capability of the 4696 is
exceeded. There are two sets of procedures, one for pound weight
verification and one for kilogram (metric) weight verification.
Kilogram (Metric) Verification
1. Place 15.800 kilograms of weights on the 4696.
Note: An underscore and three hyphens ( _ - - - ) will display on
the remote scale display at any time after 15.000 kilograms,
but must display at or before 15.800 kilograms.
2. Verify that an underscore and three hyphens ( _ - - - ) are
displayed on the remote scale display. This is the over-capacity
indication.
3. Leave all the weights on the 4696 for the next test
(Decreasing Load Test).
Pound Verification
1. Place 31.00 pounds of weights on the 4696.
Note: An underscore and three hyphens ( _ - - - ) will display on
the remote scale display display at any time after 30.00
pounds, but must display at or before 31.51 pounds.
2. Verify that an underscore and three hyphens ( _ - - - ) are
displayed on the remote scale display. This is the over-capacity
indication.
3. Leave all the weights on the 4696 for the next test
(Decreasing Load Test).
;end(Blanking Test)
;start(Decreasing Load Test)
Decreasing Load Test
This test ensures that the 4696 responds correctly when weighing a
heavy object is followed by weighing a significantly lighter object.
There are two sets of procedures, one for pound weight verification and
one for kilogram (metric) weight verification.
Kilogram (Metric) Verification
1. Decrease the weight to 10 kilograms on the 4696 and verify
that the remote scale display reads 9.990, 10.000. or 10.010
kilograms.
2. Decrease the weight to 1 kilogram on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 1.000 kilograms.
3. Remove the 1 kilogram of weights.
Pound Verification
1. Decrease the weight to 20 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 19.99, 20.00, or 20.01 pounds.
2. Decrease the weight to 5 pounds on the 4696 and verify that
the remote scale display reads 5.00 pounds.
3. Remove the 5 pounds of weights.
;end(Decreasing Load Test)
;start(Return to Zero Test)
Return to Zero Test
This test ensures that the 4696 returns to zero after all other
tests have been completed successfully.
1. 0.00 (pounds) or 0.000 (kilograms) must be displayed on the remote
scale display. Verify that the ZERO indicator also turns ON.
2. Verification of scale operation tests are now complete. Refer to
"Completing Certification Procedures" in topic 5.2 and follow all
required procedures to complete the certification process.
Note: If you have been referred to this section from "MAP 0300:
Scale Self-Test Problems" in topic 2.6, and you have completed
the procedures for verification of scale operation, return to
"MAP 0300: Scale Self-Test Problems" in topic 2.6 to complete
the Scale Self-Test Map.
;end(Return to Zero Test)
;start(Special tools)
;file() scanners.pos special tools 4687 mod 2
;end(special tools)
;start(Calibration Procedures)
;file() 4696cali.txt 4696 Calibration
;end(Calibration Procedures)