TRUCK &RAIL SCALES
General Use: Truck scale (US), weighbridge (non-US) and railroad scales are a large set of scales that are usually mounted permanently on a concrete foundation. They are used to weigh large amounts of weight, such as an entire rail or road vehicles and their contents. By weighing the vehicle both empty and when loaded, the load carried by the vehicle can be calculated. Load cells are the key component utilized by a weighbridge/truck scale/rail scale in order to make the measurement. These scales are a legal for trade weighing device.
Not Suited For: High precision weighing where the required increment size is less than 20lbs.
What People Use Truck and Rail Scales For: Truck scales are used to weigh products and commodities in bulk where large quantities are being bought and sold. They are a fast way to trade large quantities.
Price Range: $20,000 to $150,000