Cardinal RSCA Pit Type

The Cardinal RSCA Pit Type Rail Scale is an innovative weighing solution designed for businesses in the rail transportation industry. This scale features a robust construction that allows for high-capacity weighing of rail cars, ensuring accurate measurement of weight and reducing the risk of overloading. The scale’s pit type design allows for easy installation and integration into existing rail lines, minimizing downtime and disruptions to operations. Equipped with advanced technology, including digital load cells and a durable steel deck, the Cardinal RSCA Pit Type Rail Scale offers reliable and accurate weighing capabilities for a range of applications, making it an essential tool for businesses looking to optimize their rail transportation operations.

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NTEP Approval: 91-041
Gross Capacity: 270 ton (245 metric ton)
Sectional Capacity: 180 ton (163 metric ton)
Platform Lengths: 60 ft (18 m), 66 ft (20 m), 72 ft (22 m), 80 ft (24 m), and 100 ft (30 m) standard platform lengths available
Platform Width: 10 ft (3 m)
Graduations: 50 lb standard graduations (20 lb graduations are available upon special request from the factory)
Options: Grain dump modules, indicators, printers, remote displays, and mobile apps
Rating: E-80 Cooper AREMA rating
Load Cell Types: Choice of electronic SCA stainless steel compression load cells or Guardian hydraulic SST stainless steel load cells
Load Cell Capacity: Standard models include eight (8) 200,000-lb capacity stainless steel load cells
Includes: Eight (8) load cells with cell stands, central junction boxes and power supplies, fabricated steel weighbridge designed for 6” thick concrete deck, anchor bolts for pit, coping angle for edge of pit wall, check plates for pit wall, checkrods for weighbridge, and deck channel for edge of deck
Partial List of Items Not Included: Reinforcing bar for deck, any reinforcing for pit, manhole frames or covers, any conduit, rail clips or bolts, and ladders
Concrete Deck Thickness: Heavy-duty steel weighbridge designed for 6-inch-thick (0.2 m) concrete deck


  • 270 Ton Gross Capacity
  • 60 ft to 100 ft Long Platform Lengths
  • Choice of Electronic or Guardian Hydraulic Load Cells
  • Designed for 6-Inch-Thick Concrete Deck
  • E-80 Cooper AREMA Rating
  • Heavy-Duty Rugged Steel Weighbridge
  • Lateral Stabilization from Checkrods
  • Multi-Platform Scale Version Also Available
  • NTEP Legal for Trade
  • Optional Grain Dump Modules Available
  • Pit Installation
  • Stainless Steel Load Cells


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