The load cells on electronic onboard scales were revamped while specialty load cells were invented for center hangers, single points, fifth wheels and various other types of suspensions. But that's just the tip of the iceberg on how onboard scales have progressed over the years. Below we go into greater detail about the technological developments and overall evolution of onboard scales.
Evolution of Onboard ScalesOne of the most recent developments on today's onboard scales is the double shear beam load cell. This advancement transformed into an industry standard in timber and other similar industries. Strain gauge based air sensors were developed and augmented for an elevating number of air ride suspensions.
Vehicles with hydraulic lift cylinders are not left in the dark for we also now have hydraulic sensors. In fact, the market offers onboard scales for spring, air and mixed suspensions. It now becomes a matter of preference and not merely the availability of choice.
Advantages of Advanced Onboard Scale SystemsAside from the convenience, onboard scales can significant increase productivity and operational efficiency. Having an onboard scale means that you do not have to always drive to the loading area to rework your load. Given that, you may increase the numbers of load delivered or hauled in a day.
Most onboard scales, like those produced by Walz Onboard, can guarantee the accuracy of the measurements made the first time, saving time as energy is ensuring that you are complying with the weight requirements and also to commensurately price the services you render. Overweight fines will decrease significantly if not completely eradicated from your monthly dues so as to maximize the profit.