Pallet Jack Scales/Pallet Truck Scales
1. What is a pallet jack scale?
Pallet truck with scales or pallet jack scales are precise, rugged, fast and easy to use in any warehouse application. Pallet jack scales have been engineered to provide high accuracy weighing for pallets and containers. When precise and mobile weighing is critical, pallet truck scales for sale accurately weigh pallets easily without operator strain. When you buy a scale pallet jack from METTLER TOLEDO, you can expect advanced features, such as a dependable scale indicator with a large and highly visible and large LCD adjustable backlit display with keyboard. A jack pallet scale from METTLER TOLEDO will withstand regular heavy industrial use so you can enjoy accurate weighing, easy lifting, and effortless steering—even over uneven surfaces.
2. What is the proper way to use a pallet jack or pallet jack scale?
Ideally, a pallet jack scale is designed for safety, ergonomics and accuracy so it is easy for operators to lift, move and weigh pallets. Quality features, wheels, options on fork sizes, a simple-to-use and readable terminal, and the ability to withstand rugged scale pallet jack use are also important. The most important thing to keep in mind, however, about the proper way to use a pallet truck scale or pallet jack scale is that the operator must be trained specifically on using an pallet jack with scale. Second, the operator must check the pallet jack scale status prior to each use to ensure it is ready to be used safely. Third, the operator must operate the jack pallet scale according to the safety instructions in the pallet jack scale manual based on the specific design of the pallet jack scale being used.
3. What is the best jack pallet scale? What are the best pallet truck scales for sale?
Design is an important aspect in choosing the right scale pallet jack for your needs. The manufacturer must pay attention to every detail that operators require in warehouse applications for safe, functional pallet jack scales. This includes ergonomic design, such as the full-function handle on the METTLER TOLEDO pallet truck scale. This handle makes the pallet jack scale easy to lift, move and weigh. Top-quality wheels provide a smooth ride over uneven warehouse floors. Effortless steering lets operators focus on their job. With a variety of fork sizes, our pallet truck with scales are designed to withstand many rugged applications. Our electric pallet jack with scale offerings features a rechargeable battery for up to 95 hours of mobile operation before charging. Each pallet jack scale swiftly and simply transports and weighs palletized goods of up to 4,000 pounds.
Pallet truck scales for sale from METTLER TOLEDO also come with a reliable terminal that includes a large, easily visible display and keyboard. The pallet truck scale keyboard features five simple and intuitive keys (On/Off, Zero, Tare, Clear and Print), plus two freely definable function keys for your custom application. By speeding up your shipping and warehousing processes, mobile pallet jack scales can make a difference to your bottom line.
While there is no single best pallet jack, high-quality pallet jacks are made by companies such as Linde or Jungheinrich. METTLER TOLEDO pallet jack scales save time over the use of a pallet jack and floor scale combination by allowing you to move and weigh every pallet at the same time. This can help with efficiency in high-throughput warehouses and production facilities.
4. How high will a pallet jack lift?
A pallet jack scale or a pallet truck scale can typically lift to 120 mm. Generally, this is high enough to lift and transport nearly any load that will fit on a pallet jack scale or pallet truck scale.
5. How heavy is a pallet jack?
On average, a manual pallet jack weighs about 79 kg. The weight is necessary to ensure the ruggedness of the pallet jack scale under heavy load. Therefore, to ensure smooth operation and transport, the design of a pallet truck scale becomes important. METTLER TOLEDO pallet truck scales have been designed to ensure ruggedness for long life, ease-of-use for operator comfort, and accuracy for tracking inbound and outbound stock can in an efficient way.
6. How do you fix a pallet jack that won't lift?
The pump system will require repair if a pallet jack scale will not lift. For a METTLER TOLEDO pallet truck scale or pallet jack scale, contact METTLER TOLEDO Service.
7. How do you bleed air from a pallet jack?
To bleed air from a pallet jack or pallet jack scale, keep the control lever in the LOWER position, then move the handle up and down 10 or more times. This action will expel the air from your pallet truck scale.
8. What kind of hydraulic oil goes in a pallet jack?
Generally, the oil used in a pallet jack including a pallet jack scale mechanism is L-HV68 at 0 to 40 degree centigrade equal to ISO VG68 or L-HV46 at -10 to 0 degree centigrade equal to ISO VG46.
9. How do you pump up a pallet jack?
Push the handle down to pump up the pallet jack, then let the handle come back using the mechanical spring. This process is repeated several times to pump up the pallet jack portion of a pallet jack scale.
10. Should a pallet jack be pushed or pulled?
A pallet jack or electric pallet jack with scale should be pulled especially when it is loaded. When there is no load, it is also possible to reposition the pallet jack by pushing it.
11. Do you need a license to use pallet jacks or pallet truck scales?
No official license is required to use a pallet jack or pallet jack scale. However, it is necessary that a pallet jack or pallet jack scale operator to be trained to operate this important equipment safely.
12. What is an electric pallet jack with scale?
An electric pallet jack with scale or without a scale is a pallet jack powered by batteries contained inside the pallet jack. This type of pallet jack or pallet jack scale ensures premium flexibility in use and accurate weighments. See more about our electric pallet jack scales for sale.
13. Can pallet jacks or pallet jack scales go up a ramp?
Pallet jacks and pallet jack scales in principle have not been designed to go up a ramp. However, if a pallet jack or pallet jack scale needs to go up an incline in a plant or warehouse, always make sure to pull it to ensure the highest pallet truck scale safety possible. When going down a ramp, pushing is the only reasonable option to control the motion of the pallet jack or pallet jack scale.