On demand | Lifting & handling | Airpes

Cuban Scrap Truck | Special Weighing System

Initial situation

Load cell and mechanical limiter solution

Design, manufacturing, testing and installation of a system composed by 4 sets of load cells with balls support and a mechanical limiter installed in the truck.

Initial situation description

Due to working conditions: height of fall and different composition of scrap to be processed, the weighing system was ineffective.

Need to solve

To develop a reliable system that ensures the exact weight of the processed scrap.

Airpes' solutions

At Airpes, we were in charge of the design, manufacture, test and installation of the system, composed by 4 sets of load cells with balls support and the mechanical limiter installed in the truck.

Load cells were able to absorb the direct impacts.

Results

Goals achieved

  • After 8 years weighing system still works without problem.
  • Maintenance Costs decreased more than 50 %



On demand | Lifting & handling | Airpes