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Above-Ground Truck Scales

Above-ground truck scales, also known as surface-mounted truck scales, are a common type of weighing system used across various industries for weighing trucks and their cargo. In this section, we provide a detailed overview of above-ground truck scales, including their design, installation process, advantages, and applications.
  • Above-ground Truck Scales

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Product Description

Above-Ground Truck Scales

Above-ground truck scale

Detailed Overview:

Above-ground truck scales, also known as surface-mounted truck scales, are a common type of weighing system used across various industries for weighing trucks and their cargo. In this section, we provide a detailed overview of above-ground truck scales, including their design, installation process, advantages, and applications.

Design and Components:


Above-ground truck scales are typically composed of the following main components:

1. Weighing Platform:

The weighing platform serves as the surface on which the truck drives to be weighed. It is constructed using durable materials such as steel or concrete to withstand heavy loads and harsh environmental conditions.

2. Load Cells:

Load cells are sensors placed beneath the weighing platform to measure the weight of the truck and its cargo. These load cells convert the applied force into an electrical signal, which is then processed to calculate the total weight.

3. Support Structure:

The support structure includes beams, columns, and other components that hold the weighing platform in place and distribute the weight evenly. It is designed to provide stability and structural integrity to the entire system.

4. Terminal or Weight Indicator:

The terminal or weight indicator is the control unit that receives signals from the load cells and displays the weight readings. It may also include additional features such as data storage, connectivity options, and software integration for data management.

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Installation Process:


The installation of above-ground truck scales involves several steps:

1. Site Preparation:

Before installation, the site where the truck scale will be placed needs to be prepared. This may involve leveling the ground, ensuring proper drainage, and laying a stable foundation to support the scale.

2. Weighing Platform Installation:

The weighing platform is then installed on the prepared site, typically using bolts or welding to secure it in place. The load cells are positioned beneath the platform, and cables are routed to connect them to the terminal.

3. Calibration and Testing:

Once the scale is installed, it needs to be calibrated to ensure accurate weight measurements. This involves applying known weights to the scale and adjusting the calibration settings as needed. The scale is then tested to verify its accuracy and performance.

4. Final Adjustments and Commissioning:

Any final adjustments are made to optimize the scale's performance, and it is commissioned for regular use. This may involve configuring software settings, conducting additional tests, and training personnel on how to operate the scale properly.





Advantages of Above-Ground Truck Scales:


 Above-ground truck scales offer several advantages:

1. Ease of Installation:

Compared to pit-mounted scales, above-ground scales are easier and less expensive to install since they do not require excavation or construction of a pit.

2.Accessibility and Maintenance:

Above-ground scales are more accessible for maintenance and repairs since all components are located above ground level. This simplifies routine inspections and reduces downtime.


Above-ground scales can be installed in a wide range of environments, including gravel yards, warehouses, and industrial facilities, making them suitable for various applications.


Due to their simpler installation process and lower construction costs, above-ground truck scales are often more cost-effective than pit-mounted scales, especially for temporary or remote sites.


With proper maintenance, above-ground truck scales can offer long-term durability and reliability, even in harsh operating conditions such as extreme temperatures, heavy rainfall, and heavy vehicle traffic.

Electronic Truck Scale

Above-ground Truck Scale

Electronic Truck Scale-Hener

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Type of Product SCS-20 SCS-30 SCS-50 SCS-60 SCS-80 SCS-100 SCS-120 SCS-150
Max Weighing Capacity(T) 20 30 50 60 80 100 120 150 200
Division Value(Kg) 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 50 50
Sensor Capacity(T) 10 20 20 20 30 30 30 40 50
Platform Size: W x L (M) Optimization Specification













Product Parameters

Above-ground Truck Scale - HENER


Structure:Standard U shape beam


Steel:High-quality steel

Painting:Anti rust and anti-corrosion painting

Accuracy:OIML III


Working Temperature:-35(°)~+70(°C)

Relative Humidity:<95%

Safe overloading:120%


10 wire junction box

Resistance protection device

Using waterproof Seal joint


Rated capacity: 30 tons

Comprehensive precision: OlML C3

Creep(30 minutes):≤+/-0.013%F.S

Nonlinearity: ≤+/-0.010%F.S


lP protection level:lP68

Working Temperature:-35(℃)~+70(°C)

Safe overload:120%F.S

Ultimate overload:300%F.S Hermetically sealed


Operating temperature:0℃~ 40℃

Relative humidity:≤85%RH

Power supply:220V 50Hz

Transmission model:RS232C/RS422/RS485

Baud rate:600/1200/2400/4800/9600

Weighing record storage/check/delete/

power-off protection Sound Alert when over weight limit

Signal Cable:

6 core wire connect the iunction box and load cells

Features and Function

Above-Ground Truck Scale Features and Function--Hener

1. Heavy-Duty Construction:

Above-ground truck scales are built with durable materials like steel or concrete to withstand heavy loads and harsh industrial conditions. This sturdy construction ensures longevity and reliability in weighing operations.

2. High Weight Capacity:

These scales boast high weight capacities, typically ranging from 20,000 to 200,000 pounds or more. They are capable of accurately weighing various types and sizes of trucks, from light-duty vehicles to heavy-duty tractor-trailers.

3. Precision Weighing:

Equipped with precision load cells and advanced weighing electronics, above-ground truck scales deliver accurate weight measurements. They are calibrated to meet industry standards and regulatory requirements for precise weighing.

4. Modular Design:

Many above-ground truck scales feature a modular design, facilitating easy installation, relocation, and expansion. Modular components can be assembled on-site, reducing installation time and costs.

5. Integration and Accessibility:

These scales integrate seamlessly with weighing software and data management systems for streamlined operations. Additionally, their above-ground installation allows for easy accessibility, maintenance, and repairs, minimizing downtime and ensuring optimal performance.


Above-ground Truck Scale Service - HENER

Excellent service:

1.All customers of our company can enjoy value-added services such as logistics platform use training,

common problem maintenance skills training,and parts maintenance knowledge for free

After-sales service:

1.Provite free maintenance within one year free replacement of instruments junction boxes,displays

and other accessories (except for natural disasters and man-made damage)life-long maintenance

2.24-hour remote hotline technical assistance

3.Technical engineers on-site troubleshooting within 48 hours


FAQs For Electronic Truck Scale - HENER

Q: What are the classifications of Truck Scales?

A:  Truck scales are classified according to tonnage. Common floor scales include 60 tons, 80 tons, 100 tons and other different tonnages. Classified by length, common lengths include 10 meters, 12 meters, 14 meters, etc., which can also be specially customized according to customer needs. The width of the floor scale can be divided into three types: 3 meters, 3.2 meters and 3.4 meters.

Q:What component part of the Truck Scale?

A:The truck scale can be divided into three parts: scale body, sensor and indicator. In addition, you can choose accessories such as printers, weighing software, and large-screen displays.

Q:What are the parameters for measuring a Truck Scale?

A:The parameters for measuring a floor scale include the length and width of the scale table, the tonnage of the floor scale, the thickness of the floor scale body panel, the thickness of the U-shaped beam, the sensor brand, the instrument brand, etc.


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