Pit Mounted Weighbridge

As the UK’s leading supplier of farm weighbridges, we offer an unrivalled range of surface-mount and pit designs. Their modular design ensures there is always a weighbridge system for your application.

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Pit Mounted Weighbridge

Whether you choose a surface or pit-mounted weighbridge will depend on a number of factors specific to your application. The good news is that Parkerfarm has a range of weighbridges suitable for both options and we can help you select the best solution.

Pit-mounted weighbridges are a well-established design and allow vehicles to drive on and off the deck, without the restriction of ramps. The pit is normally enclosed on all sides and it is important that adequate drainage is built into the civil design. However, it is possible to construct the pit with three sides, to facilitate cleaning. An optional ‘T’ section rubber strip can be supplied to form a seal between the weighbridge deck and pit sides.

Upgrade Service

As part of our service, we can provide foundation drawings for your weighbridge, so if you have an existing pit weighbridge that needs upgrading, we can build a bespoke size deck that fits into your existing pit. Our upgrade solution includes load cells, mounting hardware and instrumentation.

So for more information about any of our Pit Mounted weighbridges, upgrade packages or support and aftercare, call today and let’s discuss your requirements.

Pit Mounted Weighbridge Range

Agrideck Pit Mounted Weighbridge

The Parkerfarm pit-mount, Agrideck, is a robust and versatile trade weighbridge, used by farmers throughout the UK. The tried and tested design ensures optimal strength and reliability, whilst the modular steel structure allows us to manufacture the perfect length, width and capacity weighbridge for your application. The checker plate deck provides a durable skid-resistant surface. Key features include:

  • Lengths from 8 metres up to 22 metres - widths up to 4 metres
  • Capacities up to 80 tonnes
  • Trade-approved versions available as standard
  • Stainless steel, weld-sealed load cells and rodent proof cables
  • Optional ‘T’ section rubber seal (between deck and pit sides)
  • Wide range of weight indicators and weighing instrumentation
  • Driver-operated versions (VRS) for optimum weighing throughput
For service and support, contact Parkerfarm today. We offer comprehensive services nationwide.

Agrideck SB Pit Mounted Weighbridge

Our pit-mount Agrideck SB trade weighbridge offers the ideal solution for today’s price-conscious, agricultural market. This 18 metre, all-steel weighbridge is built to last in the toughest of environments and features a structural design concept well known for its optimum stiffness and strength. The manufacturing process uses automated welding techniques and the 10 mm checker plate deck provides a durable skid-resistant surface. Key features include:

  • Standard sizes (18 x 3.0 metres and 18 x 3.2 metres)
  • Capacities 50 and 60 tonnes
  • Trade-approved
  • Shallow pit requirements – only 400 mm deep
  • Optional ‘T’ section sealing rubber for pit surround
  • Can be installed on sloping ground (1 in 20 max gradient)
  • Stainless steel, weld-sealed load cells and rodent proof cables
  • Wide range of weight indicators and weighing instrumentation
  • Driver-operated versions (VRS) for optimum vehicle weighing throughput

Maintaining a reliable and accurate weighbridge is incredibly important, which is why Parkerfarm offers comprehensive services nationwide. Contact us today for weighbridge assistance.

Agrideck CC Concrete Pit Mounted Weighbridge

Concrete weighbridges are ideal for a wide range of agricultural applications. Our pit-mounted concrete Agrideck is constructed using ready-mixed concrete contained within a lightweight prefabricated steel frame with integral reinforcing bars and base. This cost-effective design is easy to install and provides a robust, maintenance-free, weighing deck.

  • Trade-approved
  • Low-maintenance deck
  • Lightweight steel retaining structure for ease of transportation and installation
  • Concrete poured on site
  • Non-standard widths & lengths in capacities up to 80 t
  • Optional ‘T’ rubber sealing strip to keep pit free of debris
  • Stainless steel, fully waterproof load cells (IP69K)
  • Wide range of weight indicators
  • Driver-managed weighing (VRS) option for fast weighing

The steel frame is initially installed on site with dummy load cells, this allows levelling adjustments to be made and the load cell base plates to be welded. The stainless steel load cells are then fitted, locked off and the frame in-filled with ready-mixed concrete. When this has cured, the weighbridge can be calibrated in the normal way. The non-slip finish provides an excellent chemical and skid-resistant surface.

Need help when choosing the correct weighbridge for your needs? Call on Parkerfarm. Alternatively, if you already have a weighbridge and require servicing or general assistance, contact our team, we’re more than happy to help.

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