The forces involved in driving and stopping a 60 ton vehicle on a weighbridge can be severe. The weighbridge rocks on its load cells like the “clapper of a bell”.
As the truck drives onto the weighbridge the entire structure moves forward and hits the forward stops before bouncing back to rest on the load cells in the weighing position.
Because of the heavy weights and forces involved it is essential that a weighbridge has an excellent foundation. The extent of these foundations is dependent on the quality of the soil where the weighbridge is to be installed and this must be expertly evaluated before the construction of the weighbridge commences.
In the case of a pre-existing concrete slab the weighbridge can sometimes be placed on top of the slab dependent on the specifications of the slab. This saves the cost of the foundation.
A conservative approach is recommended and the industry is full of tales of woe where foundations were under specified.
When installing a weighbridge, we need to make special provisions for the foundations. Our weighbridges are certified to take up to 80 tons, so our process needs to be meticulous.
Our weighbridge has a solid state weighbridge deck with no deck plate bolts, creating a maintenance free environment.
We offer honest, reliable sales advice prior to the purchase of your weighbridge.
Our weighbridge is unique in that it is a modular design, therefore easy to transport, install and if necessary, re-locate to a new position, hassle free.
Our vehicle management software is user friendly, with an abundance of reports. More importantly, it’s free of annual licence fees.