Truck Scales

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Wireless Scale Forks weigh low pallets.

September 24, 2015

Available for counter balance, reach, and narrow aisle lift trucks, RAVAS iForks XT Pro measures 1.9 in. thick x 6.4 in. wide to fit into notched 4-way side of GMA pallet. Unit comes in 42 and 48 in. lengths with capacity of 5,000 lb, allowing transporting and weighing to be accomplished simultaneously. It is no longer necessary to drive pallet or container back and forth to fixed floor scale. All components are fully integrated into forks with no external cabling. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Truck Scales increase onsite efficacy with in-motion weighing.

June 16, 2015

As unattended or manned weigh station, LowSpeed Weigh-In-Motion (LS-WIM) scales can help automate processing of any type of truck traffic at any type of facility. Minimally invasive design increases flow through any type of entry/exit gate to meter loads coming in or going out. These in-ground, weigh-in-motion scales, able to be installed within a few days, feature NTEP-Certified strain gauge load cell technology, do not require drivers to stop, and integrate with diverse devices/software. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Vehicle-Scale Conversion Kits optimize scale performance.

February 23, 2015

Available for non-METTLER TOLEDO scales, POWERCELL® PDX® load cells eliminate need to replace entire scale. Conversion kits with NTEP approval are available for Avery Weigh-Tronix Model FCTS, Fairbanks Type S Lever, and Rice Lake Survivor® OTR models. Operating without junction boxes, POWERCELL® PDX® load cells maintain accuracy despite changing environmental conditions. Built-in predictive diagnostics verify performance of each load cell and simplify maintenance. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Quality Scales Unlimited to Exhibit Farm and Ranch Weighing Products at 2015 World Ag Expo

February 9, 2015

The California-Based Scales Solutions Provider Will Introduce Weighing Equipment for Farming and Ranching at the Expo TULARE, Calif. - Ranchers and farmers attending the 48th Annual World Ag Expo between February 10th and 12th will be introduced to new weighing products and scales solutions at the Quality Scales Unlimited exhibit (Outdoor Booth #R35). Quality Scales Unlimited, at the expo... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Axle Scale Systems integrate wireless weighing technology.

February 27, 2014

Used for gathering of axle, group, and gross weight for single- to multi-axle vehicles, AX900™ scales are available with fully integrated RFX™ Wireless Weighing Technology and feature digital output that allows for cable backup. Cable-free operation, made possible by embedded radios, improves safety and efficiency. Calibration is stored at scale, providing users with interchangeability of all components, and users can interface their own indicator to scales using analog output versions. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Fairbanks Scales to Showcase Driver Assist Systems at GEAPS Exchange 2014

February 18, 2014

Learn how to streamline automated vehicle weighing, increase efficiency, and save money at Booth # 230D Kansas City, MO — Fairbanks Scales, Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment, announces it will be showcasing a wide range of superior truck scales at GEAPS Exchange 2014, which will be held February 23-25, 2014, at the Century Link Center,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Fairbanks Scales to Showcase Weighing Innovations at Con Expo-Con/AGG 2014

December 5, 2013

See the latest breakthroughs in vehicle weighing technology in Gold-Lot, Booth #1320 Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales, Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world's leader in weighing equipment, announces they will be showcasing state-of-the-art industrial scales at the Con Expo-Con/Agg Show in Las Vegas, March 4-8, 2014. Con Expo-Con/Agg is the largest international trade... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

A Better Truck Scale Cuts Downtime and Service Costs

February 21, 2013

To reduce excessive downtime and service costs, a Wisconsin foundry needed a truck scale that would stand up to harsh winters and heavy use. It needed a durable weighbridge and advanced load cell technology. By solving some of the common problems found in conventional truck scales, the new scale saves the site more than $10,000 annually. ThyssenKrupp Waupaca (TKW) is the largest non-captive... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Rice Lake's SURVIVOR® OTR Series now Suitable for Livestock Weighing

December 19, 2012

OTR's NTEP certification is amended for Legal for Trade weighing in ten-pound increments<4444>Rice Lake, WI - Rice Lake Weighing Systems was recently granted an amendment to its NTEP Certificate of Conformance for the SURVIVOR OTR Series of above ground truck scales. <4444>The amendment reduces the scale's minimum division value (emin) from the industry standard 20 pounds to 10 pounds, making... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Powerful Truck Scales Defy Lightning

November 15, 2012

Michigan Sugar is the fourth largest sugar beet processor in the United States, producing more than one billion pounds of sugar each year. They rely on METTLER TOLEDO truck scales to keep their business moving during the busy processing season.<4444>During the peak delivery months of harvest, the Michigan Sugar factory site in Bay City, Michigan will receive and weigh over 2,000 loads per day... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Legal for Trade Onboard Scale is available in North America.

October 26, 2012

Operating solely from parked position, TradeRoute™ lets drivers of common route delivery trucks bypass local truck scales. Hydraulics are used to engage scale, and load cells support vehicle's load only during weigh cycle. Designed to install around frame of straight-truck designs, scale uses combination of frame-hugging weigh modules, stainless steel junction box, and weatherproof control center that houses 920i® Indicator/Controller and Epson TM-U295 Ticket Printer. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Keep Fleets Moving for Big Performance Gains

August 16, 2012

Many companies believe unplanned truck scale downtime is unavoidable. However, this costly downtime is not a necessary variable in the productivity equation. Newer technologies such as self-monitoring load cells and the elimination of troublesome junction boxes help keep scales operating and ensure in-plant performance gains are not made in vain.<4444>No matter how excellent in-plant operations... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Truck and Tractor Scales offer in-cab display option.

October 6, 2010

Available for LoadMaxx truck and tractor scales, LoadMaxx In-Cab Display comes in small rectangular package measuring 1.8 x 3.3 x 0.8 in. Unit can be mounted on any flat surface with permanent adhesive tape. Optional dash swivel mount is also available. Using true digital 2-point calibration, LoadMaxx on-board scales compute and display on-the-ground weight for steer, drive, and trailer axles. Programmable alarm outputs that indicate warning weights and overweight are standard. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Solar Powered Scales - Weighing Devices Go Green

March 26, 2010

A new scale idea in the the frontier of energy conservation.<4444>Carolina Scales, Inc. is very proud to introduce solar powered scales to reduce cost and power to scales needed in remote locations.<4444>Solar power can be applied to all scales with a focus effort on remote portable Truck Scales. The solar power is used to run printers, Weight displays and scales of all types. This gives the end... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Portable Truck Scale can be moved from site-to-site.

May 12, 2008

Featuring pre-assembled deck modules with self-seating hinge connectors to facilitate installation, expansion, and relocation, Portable Truck Scale incorporates Survivor ATV Series steel deck, which is offered in 10-80 ft lengths, 10, 11, or 12 ft widths, and provides up to 100 tons capacity. Providing 90,000 lb concentrated load capacity, rugged unit utilizes 75,000 lb capacity load cells and has span deflection ratio of 1:1,100 for legal highway loads. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Unattended Truck Scale Prompts Driver through Weighing Process

February 7, 2007

An above the ground truck scale that features a new controller which automatically takes the driver through every step of the weighing process is being introduced by Alliance Scale, Inc. of Canton, Massachusetts.<4444>The Alliance Truck Scale features a modular Survivor® EZ Steel Deck from Rice Lake and their ATS-2 unattended scale controller which prompts the driver through every step of the... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Truck Scale handles harsh loads.

December 6, 2005

Incorporating 4-12 load cells, Alliance Truck Scale features modular Survivor EZ® Steel Deck, which consists of 3/16 in. steel plate supported by 12 in. high beams. Offered in lengths from 10-117 ft and widths from 10-14 ft, scale has 90,000 lb concentrated load rating. It includes asphalt coating applied to interior and under-side, epoxy primer, and hard coat alkyd enamel finish. Digital weight indicators and displays are available to meet customer requirements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Portable Scale System features 20,000 lb capacity.

May 9, 2005

With certified calibration to 0.1%, SW-20K corner weight scale system is used in determining center of gravity, validating design weights, measuring down force, and certifying large wheeled vehicles. RS232 Serial Output port is included for data export to various software data logging packages. Each scale pad, machined from billet aluminum, has 5,000 lb capacity and measures 15 x 15 x 4 in. System features ½ in. display characters. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Truck Scales offer 90,000 lb concentrated load rating.

December 20, 2004

Alliance Truck Scales feature modular Survivor® EZ Steel Deck, which is 3/16 in. plate supported by 12 in. high beams and offering 2-65 deflection factor. Incorporating 4-12 load cells, scales can include range of digital weight indicators and displays. Units are offered in lengths from 10-117 ft and widths of 10-14 ft. Made to withstand harsh weather, they have epoxy primer, hard-coat alkyd enamel finish, and asphalt coating applied to interior and underside. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

ElectronicTruck Scale offers 100,000 lb CLC/DTAC rating.

June 7, 2004

Available in portable and aboveground permanent models, Titan Steel Deck Truck Scale utilizes rocker column load cells as load receiving elements. Load cells are hermetically sealed with glass-to-metal welds, which create seal that is impervious to moisture intrusion. Stainless steel cable jacket protects against rodents and fraying. Using digital signal, Intalogix(TM) Technology eliminates voltage spikes and surges from lightning strikes. Read More