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Truck Scales: The Best Portable and Fixed for all Needs

Knowing the weight of your truck is very important. It will help with avoiding heavy fines and ensures a longer life for your truck. For this, we have put together a list of portable and semi-portable truck scales or weighbridges for you.

There are many different types of truck scales, some that are meant to weigh a single axle at a time to larger ones that can measure whole trailers at once. We are not including weighbridges that are constructed permanently in this article though.

So if you are either a truck operator or law enforcement looking for a portable unit to check trucks while on patrol we have a unit that will suit your needs here.

If you are after something smaller for cars you can see out article about car scales here.


Optima OP-928 Portable Truck Scale (2 load cells)

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The Optima OP-928 is a very small and useful Truck scale. With only 2 load cells this is a much smaller unit and one that would be best suited for use in a workshop or taken for spot-checking trucks on the highway. It would also be perfect for a business that works in remote locations but still needs to check the weight of their vehicles reliably, like a logging company.

Its very compact for its size and comes with a complete control box and transport case with wheels. Nice and easy to use with long cables to allow for safe placement of the control box.

Features

  • Capacity 50000 lbs / 22000 kgs
  • Accuracy 20lbs
  • Great portable truck scale
  • Simple to set up and use
  • Storage case with wheels
  • 2-year warranty

Optima OP-928 Portable Truck Scale (4 load cells)

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This is the same as the model above but this one includes 4 load cells rather than the 2 featured above. The 2 added load cells bring the total load capacity up to 100 000 lbs double that of the model with 2 load cells.

Other than this is the same unit. It will allow for faster measurements at higher overall loads so is great for the same uses as the one above but where some more capacity is needed.

Features

  • Capacity 100000 lbs / 44000 kgs
  • Accuracy 20lbs
  • Great portable truck scale
  • Simple to set up and use
  • Storage case with wheels
  • Can be expanded to 6 pads if needed
  • 2-year warranty

Selleton Truck Scale 7′ X 30″ Heavy Duty Truck Scale 60K Lbs

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With this larger truck scale from Selleton, we have a set of Truck scales that are large enough to be set up in a semi-permanent manner in a yard or workshop. This small weighbridge will allow you to quickly and easily weigh may trucks a day. The simple ramps allow a truck to simply roll over them for the measurement to be made.

The ramps are treaded, waterproof, able to be bolted down, and have a two-part epoxy paint coating for long life in harsh environments. Even the junction boxes for the unit are made from stainless steel.

this is a very well built unit that will last for years, it has a number of functions and a data output for connection to a computer. It even comes with a rechargeable battery making this a portable unit and it will also function in the case of a blackout.

Features

  • Capacity 50 000 lbs / 22 000 kgs
  • Well built, large metal ramps for easy roll-on and roll-off
  • large heavy duty digital readout
  • Accuracy of 10 lbs
  • Accumulation mode for easy GVM with no manual addition
  • Waterproof for permanent placement

Selleton Industrial 10′ X 10′ Ntep Truck Cargo Scale

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The Selleton industrial 10′ x 10′ truck scale is a very capable unit ready for a trucking yard of almost any size. This unit has many functions and optional addon units that will allow it to be customized to fit any requirements. Short of building a dedicated weighbridge station this is the next best thing.

With a weight capacity fo 60k lbs it can weigh almost anything you can fit on it.

With the heavy duty ramps, all waterproof construction and 2 pack paint finish this mini weigh bridge is ready to work all day every day for year to come. It has 2 years of warranty on the whole system and 5 years on the deck plate alone so you know that you can trust this unit to keep going for a long time.

Features

  • Capacity 60 000 lbs / 27 200 kgs
  • Well built single piece weighbridge
  • large heavy duty digital readout
  • Accuracy of 20 lbs
  • 3 Sizes 10, 20 or 30 feet long
  • A number of optional extras like a printer for customisation for your application
  • Accumulation mode for easy GVM with no addition
  • Waterproof for permanent placement
  • 2 year warranty
  • 5 year warranty on the deck plate

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