5 Portable Truck Scale Systems in Review

When looking for a portable truck scale, it is imperative to find a weighing system that is economical, efficient, durable and dependable for long-term use. The process of shopping for portable truck scales involves comparing different brands and models, and contrasting different specs and technologies.

To help narrow your search to some of the leading systems on the market, here is a brief overview of five portable truck scales and what makes each a option for industrial-based weighing.

portable in-motion axle scale axw

Shown here is AgWeigh’s AXW in-motion axle scale, one of the leading systems on the market. See information about this portable truck scale below.

CAS RW-X Series Axle Weigher (RW-X1S)CAS RW-X Series Axle Weigher (RW-X1S)

This portable truck scale a cost effective alternative to the typical full size scales. Each unit is constructed with tubular steel technology for heavy duty applications making it suitable for weighing trailers, concentrated loads, axle trucks, dump trucks and more.

The CAS RW-X Series Axle Weigher features 3 tubular steel construction standard leveling feet and 4 captive ball leveling feet hence can be used on either gravel or paved type surfaces .The unit allows weight inspection to be set-up within minutes. In addition, the wheel axle weigher scale goes for $4,698 only.

Prime USA Scales PS-40KWP2Prime USA Scales PS-40KWP2

Crafted from enhanced aluminum structure and strengthened rubber ramps, this portable truck scale is suitable for weighing any dump trucks, cars, trailers and even trucks. The Prime USA Scales PS-40KWP2 has a low profile design and each axle scale system includes factory calibration, stainless steel indicator, and a travelling case making it one of the best options for portable truck weighing.

This portable truck scale also includes four ramps set and two scales each with 20,000lbs capacity, 1 year limited warranty and a very strong and durable aluminum scale base to last for years to come. It comes at a price tag of $6000.

AgWeigh AXW In-Motion Axle Scale

AgWeigh AXW In-Motion Axle ScaleThe AXW In-Motion Axle Scale from AgWeigh is designed for weighing vehicles of varying weight capacities. This portable scale is engineered to provide efficient weighing with the option of dynamic or static weighing. Typically, this weighing scale is best suited for haul trucks and farming applications.

The AXW In-Motion Axle Scale is crafted from a single piece of aluminum and geared to deliver an ultra weight portable scale which provides services for many years. And thanks to its waterproof housing, you can bank on its reliability even on rainy days. AgWeigh’s portable truck scales are supported by its parent company, Walz Scale, and industrial leading in various types of truck scales.

Cardinal 760PS PA Axle ScaleCardinal 760PS PA Axle Scale

This is a two-module load scale that is relatively lightweight but handles much like any other heavyweight scale with a capacity of 60,000lb. The 760PS PA Axle Scale comes with a stainless steel aluminum access ramps, junction box and environmentally-safe USA-made stainless-steel load cells and checkered deck giving you the optimal performance you need, when and wherever you may need it. The price of this product however varies but you can get it at around $10,000.

Massload Axle Pad Scale

Massload Axle Pad ScaleThe axle pad portable scale from Massload is renowned for its large weighing surface and low profile – features that make it the easiest to use option for determining truck weight. This equipment can be used with ramps for above ground installations or under concrete pit installation for those who would like to fit them in one permanent place.

The above-mentioned tool is portable allowing one to use the machine anywhere (above ground). Note that its weighing scale is calibrated with fully traceable certified weights offering reliable results for different weight load levels. Some spacious pads measure 84 inch by 30 inch allowing for dual truck weight while a larger variety, also known as tri-axle pads, measure 144 inch by 30 inch allowing for larger trucks.

Good portable truck scales are systems that are easy to transport from one place to another while still providing advanced wheel weigher technology. Using that criteria, it is possible to arrive at a final choice that meets individual needs in line with prevailing budgetary constraints.

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