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Ultra-Portable Scale System for Remoting Payload Management

The Problem

Managing payloads on mining equipment in remote locations can be very difficult if not impossible. Caterpillar looks to Walz to develop an ultra portable weighing system for managing truck payloads in remote global locations. 

The Solution Portable Truck Scale

Walz Scale develops our AXW-M series of portable weighing pads. These portable weighing pads are built entirely of aluminum and provide accurate weights on vehicle axles up to 44 tons. Used primarily for articulated and underground mining trucks, these scales are fully portable and can moved by hand.

The Advantages

With the portable scale systems developed by Walz Scale, Caterpillar can take advantage of many benefits, including:

  • Aluminum Construction
  • Fully Portable
  • Waterproof
  • Static & In-Motion Weighing
  • Battery Operation

Portable Weighing Pads

Carry Back Monitoring System

The Problem

Mining operations look to Walz to develop a solution for monitoring carry back on large mining trucks. The ability to catch and regulate carry back can pay big dividends to increase mine site production.

The Solution Carry Back Monitoring

Walz Scale develops a 3D load scanning tool for real time monitoring of mining truck bodies and trays. This new technology provides high definition 3D images for mine dispatch.

The Advantages

With the carry back monitoring system designed by Walz Scale, customers can realize many advantages.

  • In-Motion Scanning
  • 3D Images
  • Real Time Data


Mining Scale is a branch of Walz Mining, a leading global supplier of mining truck scales and industrial weighing solutions for resource extraction companies. Mining Scale was spawned as a resource for companies in need for advanced weighing products and solutions.

From portable scales to weigh trucks and heavy duty axle scales, to onboard mining truck scales and conveyor belt scales, Mining Scale is your source for all types weighing technologies and payload management solutions. To find more information, products and solutions, visit Walz Mining too see various mining scale systems.

Also in partnership of is the technological leader in load scanner systems, This advanced load scanner has progressed payload management processes for many mining companies. is an entity of Walz Scale, a global supplier of mining scales and industrial weighing equipment. Copyright © 2013 All Rights Reserved.