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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

The AX200 Axle Scale, brought to you by B-TEK, offers a versatile and heavy-duty design that is perfect for accurately checking individual axle weights. By

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AX200 Axle Scale Ramp

Upgrade your weighing system with the AX200 Axle Scale Ramp. This individual ramp is designed to provide a durable and efficient solution for axle weighing.

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AX300 Axle Scale

The AX300 Axle Scale is a heavy-duty scale designed to provide accurate axle weight measurement every time. Its sturdy bridge between the platforms ensures reliable

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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

"The service from American Scale is always excellent - punctual and professional employees who perform their jobs very well. We are very satisfied with the entire American Scale organization."
Brian Gregory
Brown Forman Distilleries
"All ASC technicians have been very professional and are very good at what they do. I have had some in our plant late hours and weekends and they stayed with the problem until the systems are returned to production. I wish I had more of them working with me here."
Terry Tower
Daramic
"American Scale's technicians are the best I've ever seen. They never stopped working, never goofed off and were very knowledgeable and could answer every question I asked."
Karen Gramm
Regional Manager, ABF Freight
"The service from American Scale is always excellent - punctual and professional employees who perform their jobs very well. We are very satisfied with the entire American Scale organization."
Brian Gregory
Brown Forman Distilleries
"All ASC technicians have been very professional and are very good at what they do. I have had some in our plant late hours and weekends and they stayed with the problem until the systems are returned to production. I wish I had more of them working with me here."
Terry Tower
Daramic
"American Scale's technicians are the best I've ever seen. They never stopped working, never goofed off and were very knowledgeable and could answer every question I asked."
Karen Gramm
Regional Manager, ABF Freight

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