Engineered Solutions

Engineered Solutions – Full Engineering & Automation Solutions   At Brechbuhler Scales, we understand the unique challenges that industrial manufacturing facilities face. That’s why we offer a range of engineered solutions to help our clients optimize their operations and improve efficiency. One of our key capabilities is the design and implementation of customized super sack…

Read More

Prepare your Concrete Batch Plant for Spring

concrete batch plants

As spring approaches, it’s important for concrete batch plants to ensure that their scales are properly calibrated and functioning correctly. This is crucial for ensuring that the concrete mix is accurate and consistent, which can have a significant impact on the quality of the finished product and the success of the project. One of the…

Read More

Engineered Solutions Installs New Controller for Grain Loadout

The Original Controls: The original controls for the grain loadout systems were the programmable scale indicator/controller model 920i manufactured by Rice Lake Weighing Systems. Each scale had its own 920i controller to perform truck loading, railcar loading/unloading and bin transfer functions. Each 920i was equipped with 16 channels of discrete I/O (110 VAC inputs/outputs) although…

Read More

4 Reasons to Buy a Digital Truck Scale

Reasons to Buy a Digital Truck Scale over Analog Digital load cells are becoming increasingly popular for use in truck scales, and for good reason. Here are a few key advantages of digital load cells over analog load cells: Accuracy: Digital load cells are much more accurate than analog load cells. This is because digital…

Read More

NEXIA Remote Monitoring

The Benefits of NEXIA Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics Software Purchasing a truck scale for your business is a big investment. Whether you’re in the agriculture, waste, or recycling business, there can always be scale issues that interfere with efficiency. To ensure your scale is working properly and there’s little downtime, you’ll need to run diagnostics.…

Read More

Top 5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Scale Service Provider

Top 5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Scale Service Provider   Purchasing a scale for your business is a big investment. Once you have the scale, the work doesn’t stop there. Maintenance is essential to keep your scale working properly and maximize its lifespan. Selecting a scale service provider is not an area where you…

Read More

When to Replace your Truck Scale

Industrial Services

  Many industries rely on truck scales for daily use. Without them, it would be impossible to run a recycling business, and they’re also used in mining. As such an important tool, truck scales can go through a lot of wear and tear. It’s important to notice the signs early to prevent further damage and…

Read More

How to Choose the Best 4-H and Small Farming Scale

cows in pasture

Fall is here, highlighting the need for reliable scales for your small farming and 4-H needs. Scales are a necessary part of 4-H and small-scale farming as it tracks the growth of livestock. Non-routine weighing practices means that your scale will likely not stay in one place and therefore needs specifications that allow it to…

Read More

When to Upgrade Your Truck Scale Software


Often, we hear about customers that are “stuck with their current provider” or feel that “a software upgrade is too expensive”. These both may be true. However, from our experience, there are three easy signs that it is time to upgrade your current truck scale software.   Wait Times  Do you struggle with wait times and…

Read More

The Infrastructure Bill and Scales

On Friday, November 5, 2021, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and it was signed into law on November 15th that year. With $1.2 trillion being put towards physical and social infrastructure — if you are in the industries associated with building and maintenance of roads, bridges, railroads, water,…

Read More