Cardinal Scale’s truck scale manufacturing processes was featured in a Fall 2008 episode of cable TV’s popular program “How It’s Made” airing on the Science Channel. The segment details the production of a 70-foot-long electronic Cardinal truck scale. Beginning on a microscopic level with the creation of the strain gauges that reside in the scale’s load cells, the educational program charts the manufacturing course of a Cardinal model EPR truck scale. It proceeds to show the welding processes involved in the steel tubing and load cell stands, the powder paint process, and final assembly where the finished truck scale is shown with test weights being applied to measure its superb accuracy.
The episode first aired in November 2008 and will be translated into over 3 dozen different languages to be shown internationally. One of the reasons Cardinal was asked to participate on the show was worldwide brand name recognition, the wide-ranging scale line the company manufactures in the United States, ISO-9001:2000 certification, and the company’s unique ability to manufacture all aspects of the scale in-house, from the strain gauge and load cells to the finished scale itself. Reduce Risk With Single Source Manufacturing. When you purchase a truck scale it is important to consider availability and warranty concerning ALL the product’s components. Cardinal Scale produces and warranties every component in the scale including the load cells, electronic junction boxes and the weight instrument. All of this gives you, the buyer, the minimum risk in a long term investment. For Cardinal Truck Scale availability and pricing, contact the heavy capacity sales department at Central Carolina Scale in Sanford, NC.