Silo weighing structure

Montreal, Quebec, Canada— Siloweigh, from Scale-Tron Inc., is a low-cost weighing system for cement silos and similar structures. Silo-weigh uses strain gauges applied directly to the support legs—effectively turning the legs into load cells. The company claims the system is capable of 2% accuracy or better.

By Staff September 1, 1999

Montreal, Quebec, Canada— Siloweigh, from Scale-Tron Inc., is a low-cost weighing system for cement silos and similar structures. Silo-weigh uses strain gauges applied directly to the support legs—effectively turning the legs into load cells. The company claims the system is capable of 2% accuracy or better. It operates in all weather conditions and the digital indicator can be located in a convenient indoor location. Three silos can be powered from a single digital weight indicator, which displays each silo separately. Scale-Tron Inc