Taking Mass Calibration to New Limits: The New XPR6U Ultra-Microcomparator

Faster stabilization and improved performance delivers a unique mass calibration capability – thanks to the innovative Active Temperature Control (ATC™) technology, weighing performance is improved by 25%. Dedicated software provided free of charge with the new comparator and active quality assurance features ensure efficient, reliable, and secure mass comparison.

Greifensee, Switzerland—February 20th, 2017—METTLER TOLEDO’s newly launched XPR6U ultra-microcomparator balance comes with the MC Link mass calibration software as standard to deliver highly accurate and secure mass calibration. The new XPR6U ultra-microcomparator offers a groundbreaking readability of 0.1 µg coupled with fast stabilization time and improved repeatability, thanks to the increased stability provided by the Active Temperature Control technology, which draws heat away from the weighing cell.

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Subic Boracay Race – AY Race Report 1

Line honours for Scallywag but no record…
Overall IRC victory to Echauz Centennial III
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
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:02:2017 Boracay, Philippines: All week the North Easterly has been blowing the ‘Birds out of the trees’ but come race day, it could barely reach 10 knots. An offer for the editor, to join Seng Huang Lee’s 100ft Scallywag by skipper David Witt, on a record breaking attempt, could not be refused. The downwind start became a crowded affair and a technical glitch occurred when the engine driving the hydraulic winches, kept stalling out and as the huge reaching sail was deployed, could not be sheeted in and brushed the backstay of Peter Sorensen’s Farr 40 Ramrod. This required a engine restart, roll the sail back in and perform a 360 degree penalty, not easy on a 100 footer, while the others made a colourful get away. Sorensen’s Ramrod was called OCS and under sufferance returned to restart and threatened to protest Scallywag for interference.

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Val Hodge Trophy kicks off Day One of Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series

2017 Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series

Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series. Val Hodge Trophy 2017

Val Hodge Trophy kicks off Day 1 of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series

20 February 2017
The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV) played host to the Race Day 1 of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS), yesterday, Sunday 19th February, 2016. The Val Hodge Trophy is named after one of RYCV’s earliest female boat owners, Val Hodge, who joined the Club in 1985 with her husband, Arthur. As time progressed Arthur was unable to spend the time skippering their boat so Val secured her place in history as the first lady skipper at RYCV.

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