• Apollo Scales Mfg. and Installer
  • 18803 Chandler
  • St. Omaha, NE 68136
  • Working Hours
  • Mon-Sat:7:00am to 7:00pm

Pit Scales

# 80 ft. Pitless Truck Scale
1 Price: $75-85,000
2 Length: 160 ft. with Ramps & Approaches
3 Above Ground – Visible
4 (4) Piers Below Grade
5 Drainage: Natural
6 Free/Open Inspection,
Less Costly Less Difficulty, Easy to Power Wash
7 Easier Preventative Maintenance
(1) Man & Test Truck
8 Steel, Mounts, &Loadcells Last Longer Above Ground Weather Dries Steel
9 Easier to Change out Load Cells Side Access
10 No Dirt or Debris
11 No Electrical Required
12 Easy Visible Daily Inspection
13 Driver Can’t Put Tires on Scale Side Truck Always on the Scale because
# 80 ft. Pit Truck Scale
1 Price: $156-$166,000
2 Length: 100 ft. with Approaches
3 Below Ground – Not Visible
4 11’x80’x7’deep “basement”
5 (3) Sewer or Water Pumping System
6 Confined Space per OSHA Requires GAS Detection /Operator Safety Harnesses – Clean out by Bucket & Rope
7 (2) Minimum Service Techs because One above ground while one in Pit
8 Damp Dark Pit Reduces Longevity of Steel, Mounts, and Load Cells due to Due to Environment
9 Load Cells in Pit and Tight Quarters
10 Dirt & Debris on Scale Goes into Pit
11 Lights / Electricity Required Class II Group G
12 Can Only Inspect via Permit and 2 People
13 Driver can place tire on Edge of Scale Pit And Steal Product by Short Weighing Tare Of Side Rails Built In