Minebea Intec Digital Truck Scale System

Minebea Intec is a leading manufacturer of industrial weighing and inspection technologies. With more than 147 years’ experience Minebea Intec provides products, solutions and services to the process industry for increasing the reliability, safety and efficiency of production.

Minebea Intec offers products and solutions for reliable vehicle weighing in agricultural and waste management applications, as well as a wide range of other industries. The high-quality range of products covers everything from load cells, including installation solutions, to weighing electronics with independent truck applications. If products are to be used in demanding ambient conditions, they must show exceptional quality and a robust design, in addition to precise and verifiable measurement results. For this reason, Minebea Intec offers components with the following characteristics: Exceptionally long product lifetime thanks to ‘German Quality’ Precise measurement results for accurate billing of loaded goods Uncompromising reliability thanks to excellent lightning protection Outstanding protection against water build-up, frost and de-icing salt

Digital Load Cell Product Overview

The digital Pendeo® Truck load cell is the optimal solution for weighbridges. Its takes the performance of our products to the next level and makes the setup, calibration and operation of weighing systems now even easier and more reliable.


  • Ideally suited to use in weighbridges
  • Standardized, maintenance-free, extremely compact design
  • Extremely robust design in hermetically sealed stainless steel housing
  • Special strain-gauge technology for significantly improved lightning protection
  • High overload range (up to 150 %)
  • 100 % compatible with PR 6221
  • Reaches stability quickly which ensures short weighing times
  • High EMC compatibility (10 V/m)
  • Suitable for use in ATEX zone 2/22
  • Additional reliability thanks to diagnostic function


– Easy commissioning

  • Load cell identification
  • Automatic corner correction
  • Uneven load distribution alert

– Efficient use

  • Temperature checks
  • Information about load cell parameters
  • Immediate notification in the event of a faulty load cell

– Quick repair and maintenance

  • Compensation for a failed load cell
  • Overload counter
  • Enhanced service functions


Restoring force: For each mm of movement that the top of the load cell shifts from the vertical axis, a horizontal restoring force of 1.55 % of the applied vertical load is generated.

Load cell housing construction: Deep draw pulled housing, membrane and measuring element hermetically sealed, welded, filled with inert gas,

Material : 1.4301 (DIN 17440), AISI 304

Ingress protection: IP68, IEC 529 / N 60529: 1.5 m water column / 10,000 h IP69K, DIN 40 050: water under high pressure, steam cleaning Sealing equivalent to NEMA 6

robust, flexible, screened,
diameter: 6 mm, 4 × AWG22 (0.35 mm2),length: 20 m

Bending radius
Fixed installation: > 50 mm
Flexible installation: > 150 mm

Digital interface
Serial 2-Wire RS485 Interface for up to 8 load cells

Truck Scale Digital Indicator

Minebea Intec offers two different truck scale terminal solutions. Simple weight indicators for accurate and clear weight display and transmission to a pc based truck scale management system. Or, the powerful Maxxis 5 weighing controller featuring extensive operator / driver dialog, accessory control, ticket printing and batching functionality.


  • Connection of up to four scales
  • 5.7″ large colour display with multilingual interface and integrated help function for intuitive operation
  • Multiple interface possibilities: Ethernet TCP/IP, Modbus TCP, Profibus DP, DeviceNet, Profinet, Ethernet/IP and USB
  • Equipped with an internal web server, the Maxxis 5 can be configured and controlled via any standard web browser
  • Automatic backup function saving data to SD cards for full transparency and traceability
  • Advances the control of Truck scales
  • Internal database for the storage of truck, product, address and on-site table reports
  • Supports the filling of trucks on the scale
  • Use Scale A, B and A+B
  • Control of barriers or traffic lights
  • Internal alibi memory
  • Extensive statistical reports
  • Connect digital Load Cells with DAT

Cable boxes

Minebea Intec cable boxes are an easy-to-install solution that guarantees safe connection of multiple load cells. The cable boxes PR 6021, which have been specially developed for truck scales, can be assembled rapidly and offer stable signal transmission and excellent resistance against moisture and dust.


  • For up to 8 analogue or digital load cells
  • Maximum IP protection (IP68 and IP69)
  • Excellent surge protection (lightning protection class III according to DIN EN 62475)
  • High immunity against electromagnetic interference
  • Rapid assembly time (max. 5 minutes) thanks to colour coding and terminals
  • Pressure relief valve: Goretex® membrane regulates the pressure and provides protection against moisture
  • Available as an Ex version
  • Available in stainless steel or polycarbonate