The LS-WIM Weigh-in-Motion Axle Scale Systems from Intercomp is an efficient, cost effective alternative to older full size truck scales. The LS-WIM scale systems are NTEP Certified (Legal for Trade) when weighing in static mode. Intercomp also released a new purpose-built indicator for the LS-WIM scale system as a great solution for a variety of truck traffic applications...
By Daniel Casciato
Photos by Todd Williams, Cardinal Scale Photographer
Since its founding in 1950, Cardinal Scale Manufacturing has helped define and grow truck scale manufacturing. Today, the Webb City, Missouri-based ISO-9001 certified scale manufacturer offers the widest variety of vehicle weighing technology and applications in the industry...
by Daniel Casciato
In 2015, the dimensional weight rules changed for carriers, such as FedEx and UPS, which did not previously charge for a parcel’s dimensional weight. No matter the size, parcels were billed based on actual weight. If a company shipped an irregular size parcel weighing almost nothing, yet occupied a large space on a carrier’s vehicle, their shipping costs were as low as your smaller sized package weighing the same....
Cambridge announces the Model: 770-AW Axle Weigher Series and Model: 770-AW-LG Axle Weighing/Landing Gear Scale Series. These scales are designed to axle weigh trucks. Entire trailer weighing can be accomplished by utilizing the Model: 770-AW Axle Weigher and adding the Model: 770-AW-LG Landing Gear Scale. The scales can be calibrated as one scale or can utilize a multi-deck indicator to give the customer separate axle weights and landing gear weights. Cambridge can also offer the Wi-Cell®; Wireless Load Cell Communication, to be added to your 770-AW system for wireless communication to the indicator....
by Christopher Cussat
In an ever growing and expanding global economy, it is no surprise that certain provisions and regulations had to be established during the last several decades in order to not only promote international trade and business prospects, but to also ensure that a balance of safety and other related concerns are implemented and adhered to with due diligence. Over the years, this has also raised questions and evaluations about how large shipment and cargo containers are handled and controlled in seafaring environments. . . .
Cardinal Scale’s new Echelon EH series floor scales provide exceptional performance in light industrial and NTEP legal-for-trade applications for warehouses, logistics operations, processing plants, and shipping/receiving departments. Ideally suited for pallet, drum, and package weighing, the Echelon’s checkered carbon steel deck tread-plate with powder-coat paint handles rugged industrial weighing use at an economical price...
by Christopher Cussat
Look up in the sky…it’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s a drone delivering my new Taylor Swift CD? Drones seem to be everywhere these days, and not just in the skies—but also in discussions about safety, regulations and their future uses. Drones are an ever growing presence in military operations, professional filming and photographing, hobbyist flyers, and now potentially as a new direct merchandise delivery system for big commercial retailers like Amazon.
By Richard Greaves
In the dark ages, when the battle cry was “levers forever” truck scales were huge pieces of equipment with pivots, and bearings, and levers which were usually made of cast iron and very expensive not only to fabricate but to transport because of their weight. The vibration these scales felt caused them to