MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The PT300DW Filling Scale provides a portable, cost-effective way to measure the total weight of any semi-trailer, or other types of trailers, while filling. The scale system gives the user the ability to maximize load weight and assist in tracking inventories of various items.Read more
Weighing Scales and Systems
Innovations in weighing systems and scales for waste and recycling applications
The waste and recycling industry requires heavy duty weighing equipment and scales that are manufactured to survive long periods of service and harsh environments.
From truck scales and onboard weighing systems to indicators and controllers, manufacturers have developed several heavy-duty weighing products suited for waste handling and recycling applications.
This Technology Zone offers an insight into the latest innovations in weighing systems and scales for waste management or recycling industries.
Type approved Tamtron Power material handler scale has been well received by the markets and deliveries have been increasing steadily. Demand for legal for trade approved material handler scale has been high in global markets since it was launched, “scales have been delivered from Finland to Australia” says export manager Eero Hiltunen.Read more
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OAKVILLE, ON – Overweight/Overloaded/Improperly Loaded Trucks According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 3,900 fatalities and 104,000 individuals injured as a result of truck crashes in 2012. One common reason for catastrophic injuries in truck collisions is a driver’s loss of control of an overweight or overloaded truck.Read more
Webb City, MO – Cardinal Scale’s new ARMOR® series digital truck scales with SmartCell® load cells offer unmatched performance built to last a lifetime of heavy-duty weighing use.Read more
TAMPA, FLA – It is estimated that 20% of all containers are not weighed accurately enough which has led to under-declaration of container weights, or unsafe loading, which has been responsible for many serious accidents, and was implicated in the sinking of the MSC Napoli in 2007.Read more
OAKVILLE, ON – The term Fleet Management is perhaps the most over used and least understood word in the material handling industry. For years vehicle management systems professed to give managers responsible for lift truck efficiency a window into their fleet performance by simply separating runtime hours against total shift time.Read more
TAMPA, FLA. – It is estimated that 20% of all containers are not weighed accurately enough which has led to under-declaration of container weights, or unsafe loading, which has been responsible for many serious accidents, and was implicated in the sinking of the MSC Napoli in 2007.Read more
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Intercomp is proud to announce exciting new updates for their LS-WIM Weigh-in-Motion Axle Scale Systems. Known for being a more efficient and cost effective alternative to older full size truck scales, American-made LS-WIM scale systems are now NTEP Certified making them Legal for Trade when weighing in static mode.Read more
Sloping ground proved no problem for the installation of a new weighbridge by Avery Weigh-Tronix engineers. The company installed the 15 metre pit mounted weighbridge system to help PHS Datashred maintain accurate records for recycled paper.Read more