Large waste management containers are intended to collect trash until they reach a specific capacity. Once that capacity is reached, disposal of the contents is necessary. Utilizing load cells helps monitor the container’s capacity increase.
- Industrial sized waste containers are able to hold 50 tons. Disposal of the contents only occurs once the container itself has reached its maximum capacity.
- Installing load cells at the base of the container monitors the increases in the capacity of the container.
- In this specific application scenario, four 25 ton load plates have to be mounted to the base of each leg of the container via two mounting options.
- The first mounting option is to mount the load button atop a load plate to a clean, level surface upon which the container will sit. The second mounting option is to mount the load button atop a load plate under each foot of the container.
Through which ever loading methodology, the data collected by each load cell can be streamed through a summing junction box to a digital display or directly to a PC.