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Pit-mounted Scales

Pit-mounted truck scales, also referred to as in-ground truck scales, are precision weighing systems designed to measure the weight of trucks and their loads. These scales offer unique advantages and are commonly used in industries where accurate and efficient weight measurement is essential. This section provides a comprehensive overview of pit-mounted truck scales, covering their design, installation process, benefits, and applications.
  • Pit-mounted truck scales

  • Hener

Max Weighing Capacity:

Product Description

Pit-Mounted Truck Scale

pit type truck scale

Design and Components:

Pit-mounted truck scales are characterized by their installation below ground level, with the weighing platform flush with the surrounding surface. Key components of pit-mounted scales include:

1. Weighing Platform:

The weighing platform is typically constructed of heavy-duty materials such as steel or concrete and is supported by load cells positioned beneath it. The platform is designed to withstand the weight of trucks and their loads while providing accurate weight measurements.

2. Load Cells:

Load cells are essential components of pit-mounted truck scales, as they measure the force exerted on the weighing platform by the truck and convert it into an electrical signal. These load cells are typically installed in a protective housing below the platform to ensure accurate readings and durability.

3. Support Structure:

The support structure of pit-mounted scales includes beams, columns, and other components that provide structural integrity and support to the weighing platform. This structure is crucial for maintaining the stability and accuracy of the scale.

4. Pit Construction:

The pit, or foundation, is excavated to accommodate the weighing platform and load cells. It is typically lined with concrete to provide a stable base and protect the scale components from environmental factors such as moisture and corrosion.


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Installation Process:

The installation of pit-mounted truck scales involves several key steps:

1. Site Preparation:

The site where the scale will be installed is excavated to create a pit of sufficient size to accommodate the weighing platform and load cells. The pit dimensions are determined based on the size and capacity of the scale.

2. Weighing Platform Installation:

Once the pit is excavated and prepared, the weighing platform is installed within the pit. This may involve anchoring the platform to the surrounding concrete walls of the pit to ensure stability and alignment.

3. Load Cell Installation:

Load cells are installed beneath the weighing platform within the pit, typically mounted on support structures to protect them from damage. Careful positioning and calibration of the load cells are essential to ensure accurate weight measurements.

4. Pit Enclosure:

After the scale components are installed, the pit may be enclosed with walls or fencing to prevent unauthorized access and protect the scale from environmental elements such as debris and moisture.

5. Calibration and Testing:

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

Advantages of Pit-Mounted Truck Scales:

Pit-mounted truck scales offer several advantages over above-ground scales:

1. Space Efficiency:

By being installed below ground level, pit-mounted scales require less space compared to above-ground scales, making them ideal for sites with limited space or where aesthetics are a concern.

2. Accessibility and Safety:

Pit-mounted scales provide easy access for trucks to drive onto and off the weighing platform, minimizing the risk of accidents and improving safety during the weighing process.

3. Durability and Longevity:

The components of pit-mounted scales are protected from environmental factors such as weather and debris, leading to increased durability and longevity compared to above-ground scales.

4.Accurate Weight Measurement:

The design of pit-mounted scales ensures that the weighing platform remains stable and level, resulting in precise weight measurements even under heavy load conditions.

5.Reduced Maintenance:

Pit-mounted scales typically require less maintenance compared to above-ground scales since the components are protected from damage and wear caused by external factors.

Type of Product

SCS-20 SCS-30 SCS-50 SCS-60 SCS-80 SCS-100 SCS-120 SCS-150 SCS-200
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

Pit-mounted 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 joints


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

Pit-mounted Truck Scale Features and Function--Hener

1. Subterranean Installation:

Pit-mounted truck scales are installed below ground level, providing a flush surface for vehicles to drive onto. This installation method offers a seamless transition for trucks, minimizing the risk of accidents and damage during weighing operations.

2. Space Optimization:

By being installed below ground, pit-mounted truck scales optimize space utilization in industrial facilities. The surface above the scale remains free for other activities, such as loading and unloading operations, thereby maximizing the available working area.

3. Enhanced Stability:

The subterranean placement of pit-mounted scales provides enhanced stability and support for vehicles during weighing. This stability ensures accurate weight measurements, even for heavy-duty trucks and oversized loads.

4. Weather Protection:

Being installed below ground level, pit-mounted truck scales are naturally protected from weather elements such as rain, snow, and extreme temperatures. This protection helps maintain scale integrity and accuracy over time.

5. Reduced Height Clearance:

Pit-mounted scales offer reduced height clearance requirements compared to above-ground scales. This feature makes them suitable for facilities with height restrictions or limited overhead space, allowing for seamless integration into various industrial environments.


Pit-Mounted 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 Pit-Mounted 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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