Rice Lake Weighing Systems joined more than 2,500 exhibitors for CONEXPO – CON/AGG 2017, which took place March 7-11th at the Las Vegas Convention Center. At booth #5351 in the silver lot, Rice Lake showcased a wide selection of heavy capacity weighing solutions for the construction and a wide range of industries, including waste/recycling.
Rice Lake Weighing Systems
|Address||230 West Coleman St, Rice Lake, WI, 54868, US|
Rice Lake Weighing Systems is an international leader in the manufacture and distribution of weight-related products and process-control equipment. Within this ISO 9001 registered company, progressive new technologies merge with the wisdom of industry experience and create the future of weighing through cutting-edge research and design.
Rice Lake’s SURVIVOR® Truck Scales are designed and built to be the toughest scales on earth. Heavy duty structural steel I-beams provide maximum rigidity. The patented G-Force® self-checking mounting system eliminates excess movement by using 100% of the gravity from the loading action against itself — instantly returning the scale to dead center without check rods or bumper bolts. With 25% to 30% more of highest grade structural steel content than competitive models, SURVIVOR® scales last for decades — not years.
For applications where steel is preferred or downtime is critical, choose the SURVIVOR® OTR Steel Deck. Operational within a day, the easy-to-install SURVIVOR OTR Steel Deck sets the standard for truck scale design and performance, keeping downtime to a minimum. Tightly spaced wide-flange I-beams form the industry's strongest weighbridge design, weighing as many as 250 trucks per day for 25 years without a trace of weighbridge fatigue.
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When state regulations changed to prohibit split-weighing on legal-for-trade truck scales, and with a growing volume of scale traffic, Alter Metal Recycling in Eau Claire, Wisconsin found themselves in need of a new solution. They could no longer weigh trucks on an axle-by-axle basis and provide the sum as the truck’s total weight (split-weighing). While their existing pit-mounted mechanical truck scale could accommodate most vehicles, the business was expanding, and the increasing frequency of large commercial clients arriving in fully loaded semi-trucks demanded a larger, longer scale.