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Axle Scales

The most accurate way to determine the weight of a truck is by measuring the weight of each axle with an axle weighing scale. This method is considered to be the most accurate weighing system, measuring within a margin of error of 0.25%.

Extreme Precision and Accuracy

Offers an unparalleled level of accuracy, making them the perfect weighing solution for businesses that require precise weight measurements.

Rapid 1 Day Deployment

After the foundation for the axle scale is constructed and has had time to cure, the installation and calibration process can be completed in just one day.

AX200 Axle Scale

Offering a versatile and heavy-duty design, B-TEK’s AX200 Axle Scale is ideal for accurately checking individual axle weights. The weights are used to minimize the

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AX300 Axle Scale

Featuring a heavy-duty bridge between the platforms, the AX300 guarantees and accurate axle weight measurement every time. The weights are used to minimize the risk of

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RoughDeck® AX Axle Scale

The RoughDeck AX axle scale is the portable, economical option for vehicle and truck weighing while maintaining accuracy and accountability, even in temporary site applications.

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Axel Scale FAQs

Axle scales are weighing devices that are used to measure the weight of individual axles. They are commonly used in industries such as transportation, construction, and mining to ensure that vehicles are not overloaded and comply with weight restrictions.

There are a few differences between truck scales and axle scales. Truck scales are large scales designed to weigh entire trucks or trailers, whereas axle scales are designed to weigh individual axles or groups of axles on a vehicle. Truck scales use a platform supported by multiple load cells, while axle scales consist of plates or pads placed under each wheel or axle of the vehicle. Truck scales are used for industrial and weigh station applications with a range of weight capacities, while axle scales are used to determine weight distribution of a vehicle for compliance with weight restrictions or overloading restrictions.

Axle scales work by measuring the weight of a vehicle one axle at a time. The vehicle is driven onto the scale, and the weight of each axle is recorded. The total weight of the vehicle can then be calculated by adding up the weight of each axle.

Using axle scales can help to prevent overloading of vehicles, which can lead to safety concerns, damage to roads and bridges, and potential fines or penalties. They can also help to ensure that vehicles comply with weight restrictions and regulations, and can help to improve efficiency and productivity by ensuring that vehicles are loaded to their optimal capacity.

Axle scales can be used to weigh a wide range of vehicles, including trucks, trailers, buses, and other heavy duty vehicles. In the transportation industry, axle scales are commonly used to weigh large trucks and trailers, including flatbeds, tankers, and dump trucks. In the construction industry, axle scales are often used to weigh heavy equipment, such as bulldozers, excavators, and cranes. In the mining industry, axle scales are used to weigh large haul trucks that transport minerals and other materials.

The accuracy of axle scales can vary depending on the specific model and manufacturer. However, most axle scales are designed to provide highly accurate weight measurements, typically with a margin of error of 0.25%.

Axle scales require regular maintenance to ensure that they are functioning properly and providing accurate weight measurements. This may include cleaning the scale and ensuring that it is free from debris, checking and tightening any loose bolts or connections, and calibrating the scale to ensure that it is providing accurate weight measurements. It is also important to inspect the scale regularly for any signs of damage or wear, and to address any issues promptly to prevent further damage or inaccurate weight readings.

The capacity of axle scales can vary depending on the specific model and manufacturer. Generally, axle scales have a capacity of 80,000 to 200,000 pounds. Some models may have a higher or lower capacity depending on their design and intended use. It is important to choose an axle scale with a capacity that meets the weight requirements of the vehicles being weighed.

What Our Customers Say

"I am pleased to say that the technicians with American Scale are always punctual and very professional during all their visits to our plant. I am very satisfied with their service."
Bill Wood
Tyson Foods
"I received a call from a gentleman at Conway Freight regarding your service at Conway in Louisville.  Apparently he was extremely impressed with the service, repairs and installations American Scale completed at the terminal.  During the years we have been doing national service, this is the first time one of the national accounts has called specifically to compliment a dealer.  He has never walked into a terminal and not called me with some issue that needs to be fixed.  He said a couple times over there was not one little thing wrong with the scales that he could find. I want to thank your for everything you have done to present because American Scale represents Rice Lake and you have made both companies look great!  The gentleman who called is also the person who controls the reweighs and scale purchases for Conway corporate.  With that said, he was impressed!"
Chris Olsen
National Accounts Service Manager, Rice Lake Weighing Systems
"I am extremely happy with American Scale and their technicians. My emails and calls are always answered in a timely manner, the technician always shows when we are told he will be here, and is dressed appropriately. If I ever have any issues, ASC is always quick to fix these and any others that arise. 100% Satisfied."
Kim Rafferty
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
"I am pleased to say that the technicians with American Scale are always punctual and very professional during all their visits to our plant. I am very satisfied with their service."
Bill Wood
Tyson Foods
"I received a call from a gentleman at Conway Freight regarding your service at Conway in Louisville.  Apparently he was extremely impressed with the service, repairs and installations American Scale completed at the terminal.  During the years we have been doing national service, this is the first time one of the national accounts has called specifically to compliment a dealer.  He has never walked into a terminal and not called me with some issue that needs to be fixed.  He said a couple times over there was not one little thing wrong with the scales that he could find. I want to thank your for everything you have done to present because American Scale represents Rice Lake and you have made both companies look great!  The gentleman who called is also the person who controls the reweighs and scale purchases for Conway corporate.  With that said, he was impressed!"
Chris Olsen
National Accounts Service Manager, Rice Lake Weighing Systems
"I am extremely happy with American Scale and their technicians. My emails and calls are always answered in a timely manner, the technician always shows when we are told he will be here, and is dressed appropriately. If I ever have any issues, ASC is always quick to fix these and any others that arise. 100% Satisfied."
Kim Rafferty
UPS Supply Chain Solutions

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