Home > Scales and Weighing Equipment

Scales and Weighing Equipment - Products Page 3

5 things you need to know about industrial floor scales
Industrial floor scales come in all shapes and sizes, but they do have some common features that are important when making a purchasing decision. What are its load cell capabilities? Is there a warranty? And what about shock-loading? Here are some handy hints about industrial floor scales.

Digital display
Blurry or unreadable displays can be frustrating, annoying, and more importantly, time wasting. There are a few simple checks you can go through before buying. This includes: Is the cover made of glass or plastic? Glass is easier to clean; does it scratch easy? Plastic can scratch easily; and are the numbers easy to see/read? When it comes to the kind of casing for the display, it’s best to have a stainless-steel, water-tight enclosure as it protects the edges from rust and also stops condensation.

Load cells
Designated as the brains of the scale, ignore the type of load cell at your peril. These are usually the most expensive part of your weighing solution. If you’re in the market for an industrial weigh scale and the price seems too good to be true, chances are the manufacturer has put in cheap load cells.

Shock loading
Shock loading is something that needs to be avoided at all costs because it can lead to a critical failure of your equipment. This happens when users overload the system with materials thus damaging it. Whether this is critical will depend on how accurate you need your scale to be for your purposes – the smaller the weight, the more accurate it needs to be for weighing.

Load cell cables
If you were to turn the scale upside down you would see that there are load cell cables in place. As the name suggests, load cell cables are connected to the load cell, so it is imperative that their integrity is kept intact and protected so you can get the most precise reading possible. Some weighing systems may use plastic cabling, however steel braided cables are preferable because they last longer and are also stronger.

Investing in plant-ready floor weighing scales doesn’t come cheap, so it’s well worth looking into warranties. Most scales come with a standard five-year warranty, but make sure you go through the policy and look for exclusions. These are the type of things that could end up costing you in the long run.
ABS XL Hopper scale
The ABS XL Hopper Scale from Precia Molen is used for the bulk weighing of products. Suitable for use on food plants
View full info
NMI Approved In Line Dimensioning and Catchweighing Solutions
Measurement information systems provide information and the equipment to accurately measure all types of products and product containers
View full info
Instrotech Calog load cell display
Instrotech Australia
Choose from eight models in this range of Weighing Amplifiers, Displays and Transmitters
View full info
Aluminium gas cylinder store
View full info
Weighbridges, Axle Weighbridges and Weighbridge Servicing from Accuweigh
Weighbridges from Accuweigh are available in a number of configurations including portable, dual dec
View full info
Pallet Scales
Industrial Platform Scales for heavy weighing
View full info
Safe and Reliable Specialty Automation and Control Systems
Heastern Industries
Specialty automation and control systems include industrial automation, process control, test & measurement, biomedical equipment & more.
View full info
Compression Load Cells
PT Limited
The S type load cells are perfect for a range of applications including testing of materials and mechanical scale conversions.
View full info
Accuracy and  ease with CubiScan 1200 for difficult static and conveyor pallet Cubing requirements
CASI ANZ Pty Ltd - Cornerstone Automation Systems
Dependable and trusted CASI engineering Cubing Systems and Dimensioning solutions for exceptional operational control and efficiency.
View full info
Heavy Capacity Platform Scales and Weighing Equipment from Ultrahawke
Ultrahawke Weighbridges
Platform scales & industrial weighers from Ultrahawke are heavy duty applications with weighing bins up to 80t- ideal for bulk materials.
View full info
Retail labelling and weighing machines
Ishida Weighing & Packaging Systems (Heat and Control)
The most correct and precise weighing equipment with high capability label printing scales, best for retail and commercial environments.
View full info
PFA221 Floor Scales
Mettler Toledo
Heavy Duty floor scale range PFA220 floor scale, 4100 floor scale, 2158 floor scale, PFA221 floor scale
View full info
SW Series "Super Washdown" IP69K Scale
A&D Australasia Pty Ltd
SW Series washdown scales from A&D Australasia withstands damp environments, designed to withstand heavy duty, high pressure cleaning applications
View full info
Weighbridge Software solutions
Ultrahawke Weighbridges
Weighbridge operation systems such as driver control stations & software are built in-house for the client- for to a range of applications.
View full info
Range of loadcells
Applied Measurement Australia
Suitable for Automotive, Aerospace, Industrial, Mining, Rail, Defence, Motorsport, Marine, OEM
View full info
Checkweighers and Weigh Price Labelling from Multivac Australia
Multivac Australia
Checkweighers and weigh price labelling designed to enhance quality control and inspection
View full info

Newsletter sign-up

The latest products and news delivered to your inbox