Big Bertha Truck Scale

Big Bertha Truck Scale

The B-TEK Big Bertha is designed for extreme use applications such as coal, aggregate, steel mills, and mining. The scale is most widely utilized in the coal mines of West Virginia.

Big Bertha Truck Scale Literature


  • Certificate of Conformance: Pending
  • Type: Above ground heavy duty flat top and pit installation
  • Scale Capacity: Up to 400,000 lbs.
  • Concentrated Load Capacity: 120,000 and 150,000 lbs.
  • Scale Height: 40” nominal
  • Available Widths:
    • 10’ - 16’ Single piece weighbridge
    • 14’ - 20’ Split platform weighbridge
  • Weighbridge Deck: 120,000 CLC: 3/8” tread plate decking bolted to weighbridge 150,000 CLC: 1/2” tread plate decking
  • Steel Preparation: Commercial blast cleaning SSPC-SP6
  • Paint System: Cross-Linked two-part Epoxy - 2 to 4 mil primer base coat
  • Two-part UV resistant Polyurethane - 2 to 4 mil top coat
  • Load Cell: 75K CPD-M digital compression column load cell, RS-485 digital output Stainless steel hermetically sealed (IP68) construction
  • Load Cell Cable: Stainless steel sheathed cable with clear polymer coating and water-tight connectors
  • Junction Box: NEMA 4X stainless steel enclosure(s) and 8-cell terminal board with GDT surge protection
  • Surge Protection: CPD-M digital load cells along with Dialogik indicator protect against lightning Built-in surge protection enhanced by Tripp-Lite Isobar Ultra 4-Outlet AC line transient protection device and two in-line serial port surge protection devices
  • Indicator: Supplied with a Dialogik D410 desk-top digital indicator
Standard Sizes

400,000 lb

40' x 10'40' x 11'40' x 12'50' x 10'
50' x 11'50' x 12'60' x 10'60' x 11'
60' x 12'70' x 10'70' x 11'70' x 12'