In industries such as quarries, mines, garbage dumps/ recycling centers, electrical equipment and other industries that manufacture or move heavy or bulky items, truck scales are used.
If the truck is not overloaded a single axle TRUCK SCALES are used to determine, so that you can avoid being stopped by the authorities on the road and be fined. It can be used by the police at temporary road intercepts or over the weighing stations on the road.
Full-length truck scales are a better option if you have the budget and the room for its set up. The installation of full-length scales may either be portable or permanent. On wooden beams, or a concrete slab, or even dirt, or any prepared surface portable installation requires a framework.
On either end, there is also a need for access ramps. The lower framework is one reason that makes this type of installation more expensive. These scales can be moved from site to site more easily because of their portability.
Above the ground or on a pit the permanently installed scales can be placed. Over the portable style, this pit style scale has several advantages. For unloading bulk goods such as grains, the pit style offers the capability to add a dump-chute. Because of excavation and construction of the pit, pit scales are expensive.
For both the permanent and portable styles of VEHICLE SCALE, you have a choice of platform materials. In some cases, you can choose from steel plate, concrete, or wood.
On your personal preference and the way, you are going to use the scale are the two factors that help in choosing the material for you. In the prices of steel and concrete, there is not much of a difference, but concrete is less slippery when wet.
When you buy scales, prices along with the advantages of every feature should be taken into consideration.