Scale Test Equipment

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Scale Test Truck

Palfinger USA Knuckle Boom Scale Test Trucks are fabricated to fit your existing truck chassis, or they can be equipped with full installation on a truck of your choice. Available in various lengths and sizes, it can fit a test cart and hold multiple weights, with the length of the truck being determined by the amount of weights carried.

Additional length enclosed van body boxes can accommodate test benches, toolboxes, generator/welders and more. One or two side man doors can provide additional access to the van body box. The enclosed box test truck is designed with a telescoping double hydraulic hoist to load and unload a test cart and test weights.

OPEN BED TEST TRUCK FEATURES

  • Palfinger USA cranes are equipped to meet your lift requirements with wireless or manual controls
  • Standard bed size of 8 ft. by the required length
  • Weight storage barriers to prevent sliding during transport
  • Includes step assembly
  • Installation of the truck bed on your chassis, or can be quoted complete with the truck of your choice (test weights not included)
  • Custom sizes and configurations are available
  • Curled boom storage
  • Various test cart and weight configurations
  • Various toolbox configurations
  • Multiple equipment options are available

OPEN BED TEST TRUCK OPTIONS

  • Custom lengths on the bed and/or boom
  • Weight rack configurations to hold additional or fewer weights
  • Aluminum or Steel underbody toolboxes
  • Steerable lift axle
  • Tool and equipment options available

OPEN BED TEST TRUCK SPECIFICATIONS

Chassis: Can be supplied with a new truck chassis (various models available), or customer can supply a new or used chassis for use

  • Design:
  • Hold-down assemblies for test cart
  • Underbody weight box assembly for hand weights or additional tools
  • DOT required lighting

ENCLOSED BOX TEST TRUCK

Enclosed Box Test Truck

ENCLOSED BOX TEST TRUCK OPTIONS

  • Custom lengths on the bed and/or body
  • Weight rack configurations to hold additional or fewer weights
  • Steerable tag and/or pusher axles
  • Side access on either side or both
  • Varying sizes and styles of toolboxes
  • Tool & Equipment options available

enclosed box test truck

ENCLOSED BOX TEST TRUCK FEATURES

Body length is determined by the amount of weight carried.

Chassis:  Can be supplied with a new truck chassis (various models available or customer can supply a new or used chassis for use.

Design

  • Telescoping double hydraulic hoist rated at 6K
  • Aluminum or FRP panel box construction
  • Double rear swing doors and standard side man door
  • Non-skid material applied to floors
  • Test weight containment frame for securing test weights
  • Hold-down assemblies for test cart
  • RF remote control operation for hoist
  • Back-up manual controls for hoist
  • Underbody weight box assembly hand weights or tools
  • DOT required lighting
  • Spotlights located inside the box
  • Internal tool/storage box standard
  • Various cart & weight combinations

Scale Test Carts

4 wheel test cart

4-WHEEL

The standard test weight test cart is a 4-wheel design, with an empty cart weight between 3,000 and 5,000 LB. Palfinger USA’s 4-wheel test carts are two-wheel drive. It can hold 20 standard 1,000-pound block weights within its basket area, for a gross capacity between 23,000 and 25,000 lb. The standard 1,000-pound block weights are 15 in wide by 15.5 in deep by 19 in high.

FEATURES

  • Gasoline-powered, 23.5 horsepower, Kohler engine with electric start
  • Center-mounted engine for better lifting balance
  • Hydraulic torque hub drive/hydraulic power steering
  • Fail-safe braking system
  • A pressurized oil filtering system
  • Sealable shot ballast tube and sealable hydraulic fluid tank
  • 21 in diameter by 6 in width smooth tires
  • Operator Station
  • Hour meter on engine
  • Spreader/Lifting bar for test weights and/or test cart
  • Lifting basket design for overhead crane weighing option
  • Correction Weights/Test Weights
  • RF (radio frequency) remote controls
  • Custom basket dimensions and cart weight option
  • NIST required calibrated fuel tank
  • NIST required sealed 12 Volt battery

6 wheel scale test cart

6-WHEEL

When you can accommodate or require a larger test cart, Palfinger USA offers a larger 6-wheel test cart. With an empty cart weight between 5,000 and 6,000 LB, this 6-wheel test cart is a two-wheel drive. It is capable of holding 32 standard 1,000 LB lock weights within its basket area, for a gross capacity between 37,000 and 38,000 LB.

FEATURES

  • Gasoline-powered, 23.5 horsepower, Kohler engine with electric start
  • Hydraulic torque hub drive/hydraulic power steering
  • Fail-safe braking system
  • A pressurized oil filtering system
  • Sealable shot ballast tube and sealable hydraulic fluid tank
  • Hour meter on engine
  • Operator Station
  • Spreader/Lifting bar for test weights and/or test cart
  • Lifting basket design for overhead crane weighing option
  • Correction Weights/Test Weights
  • RF (radio frequency) remote controls
  • Custom basket dimensions and cart weight option
  • NIST required calibrated fuel tank
  • NIST required sealed 12 Volt battery

combo cart

COMBO CART

Palfinger USA offers a dual testing solution for companies that test truck scales, rail scales or both. The combo truck/rail cart is available in 6-wheel, 5,000 LB and 6,000 LB versions, capable of holding between 24 and 32 standard 1,000 LB test weights for a gross capacity between 29,000 and 38,000 LB.

FEATURES

  • Two drive wheels for use on truck scales and rail scales
  • Hydraulic-powered rail gear lowers for use on a rail track
  • Gasoline-powered, 23 horsepower, Kohler engine with electric start
  • Hydraulic torque hub drive/hydraulic power steering
  • A pressurized oil filtering system
  • Sealable shot ballast tube and sealable hydraulic fluid tank
  • 21 in diameter by 6 in width smooth tires
  • Hour meter on engine
  • Spreader/Lifting bar for test weights and/or test cart
  • Lifting basket design for overhead crane weighing option
  • Correction Weights/Test Weights
  • RF (radio frequency) remote control options
  • Custom basket dimensions and cart weight option
  • NIST required calibrated fuel tank
  • NIST required sealed 12 Volt battery

RAIL SCALE TEST UNIT
rail scale

rail scale

RAIL SCALE TEST UNIT

  • Tractor-trailer units from 30K lbs. to 80K lbs.
  • Static and In-motion certified rail scale calibration
  • Remote Controls and Manual Controls
  • 7 ft. wheelbase
  • Self-propelled 8K rail scale test cart powered by diesel engine
  • Complies with AAR scale handbook and NST handbook 44
  • 8K cart capable of holding up to 72,000 in test weights
  • Built with Palfinger knuckle boom crane to your lifting requirements
  • Weight barrier for test weight containment

WEIGHT MOVER

3 & 4 WHEEL WEIGHT MOVERS

  • Manufactured to fit your weights
  • Custom design
  • Power steering
  • Fail-safe braking
  • Variable displacement piston pump for infinite power & speed

3-Wheel Mover

  • 2 – 500 LB or 1 – 1,000 LB test weight

4-Wheel Mover

  • 3 – 500 LB or 2 – 1,000 LB test weight
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