Not all material handling applications are the same. In fact some are downright harsh, dirty and abusive.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.
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The logistics company Urbaser Oy uses in its trucks onboard crane scales by Tamtron. These scales, that are easy to fit and use, are nowadays necessary pieces of equipment as the invoicing of waste material is progressively changing from tracking the amount of lifts to weighing-based.Read more
Cardinal Scale’s ARMOR Portable Digital Truck Scales can be moved to multiple locations for changing job sites. Their modular design with expandable bulkheads allow you to vary platform sizes depending on weighing needs.Read more
The waste management business is always growing, as populations grow in both rural areas and cities alike.Read more
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
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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
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