Installation Slides - Midwest Scale

spyfleaUrban and Civil

Nov 25, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Introduction to a pit
-
less scale


Genesis II “concrete deck”


The scale to be shown is an
Emery/Winslow Genesis II


Platform is 70’x10’ on a floating
slab foundation


The foundation has (2) 10’
approaches


The scale utilizes a heavily
reinforced concrete deck 10”
thick. “Field installed”


Features:


Hydrostatic load cells that are
immune to water and lightning


75K load cells requiring only 8 in
the entire scale.


10” heavily reinforced concrete
deck flat top design


Very clean design with few
components under the deck and no
electronic components.


10 year load cell Warranty

Demo and excavation



Demolition of old scale foundation to make ready for “Genesis II” slab foundation

Base slab construction



Base slab being formed with 8” gravel and a 12” concrete pour



Notice reinforcing rods going in

Pouring base slab


Shows 12” pour


Notice how concrete is being vibrated into reinforcing rods


Completed slab



Shows completed slab



Notice re
-
bar on the ends for tying in the approach slabs

Bridge installation


Building the deck and installing deck re
-
bar


Notice the approach slabs have also been poured.


The deck is built on the base slab

Deck pour


Weigh bridge being poured using the base slab as the bottom form


Base slab has bond breaker applied so it can be jacked onto the load cells later


Concrete is being vibrated into the re
-
bar

Deck curing


Shows the deck covered and curing


Protective posts and blacktop approach have been installed.

Bridge installed


Shows 70’ weigh bridge jacked into place “ready to weigh”


Area around the scale has been completed

Complete installation


Shows a side view of the scale


Notice the 6” clearance under the scale and how clean the install has become